Lokomotiv Baku beat Italian Savino Scandicci 3-0
Azerbaijani Lokomotiv Baku volleyball club have defeated Italian Savino Scandicci 3-0 in a friendly as part of their training camp in Italy. Lokomotiv Baku were held to a 2-2 draw by Bisonte Florence in their first friendly ...
Azercell sends two more journalists to study in London
The next term of English language courses organized jointly by Azercell Telecom LLC and Kaspi Education Company is over. Azercell CEO Vahid Mursaliyev underlined that this project helps media representatives improve their English language skills and supports building ...
Number of foreign students at Azerbaijan State University of Economics increased
Some 51 overseas students were enrolled to Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) in 2015/2016 academic year, the university said. “21 of them have chosen the preparatory courses for foreign student, 19 undergraduate program, 3 graduate program, 7 MBA and 1 doctoral studies of our university.” ...
New Deutsche Bank boss makes a clean sweep, flags six billion euro loss
German banking giant Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday evening it may suspend its annual dividend after posting a preliminary EUR 6.2 billion ($7bn) loss for the third quarter, according to Forbes. For the past six years, Deutsche Bank, one of Europe’s largest banks ...
Korean Ambassador visits Baku State University
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Choi Suk-inn has visited Baku State University, where he met rector Abel Maharramov. The rector highlighted the Korean language classes ...
Scottish referee to control Azerbaijan vs Italy match
Scottish referee Willie Collum will control Azerbaijan`s home encounter against Italy in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying round. He will be assisted Damien McGrath and Francis Connor ...
Greek Premier Tsipras wins confidence vote
Just over two weeks after his re-election, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his new coalition government won a confidence vote, bolstering his efforts to enforce the country’s third bailout while he seeks to revive the economy, according to The New York Times. ...
Milli Majlis delegation to observe Presidential election in Belarus
Azerbaijani MP Rufat Guliyev and permanent representative of the Milli Majlis to CIS PA Aydin Jafarov will be visiting Minsk on October 9 to observe the Presidential election in Belarus. ...
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini facing suspensions as house of FIFA comes crashing down in corruption scandal
The two most powerful figures in world football are on the brink of losing their thrones, according to the Daily Mail. FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini are both facing 90-day suspensions that will effectively end their reigns. It will also knock ...
Exhibition of modern Azerbaijani art held in Perm
The Perm-based Museum of Modern Art - PERMM hosted an exhibition of modern Azerbaijani art. The exposition titled “Candy mountains and oil coasts” was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth Policy and Mass Communications of Russia's Perm region in partnership with YAY GALLERY, Aidan Gallery ...
Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association realizes another project in Seoul
SEBA (Seoul-Baku) Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association has realized another project in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. On October 7, Seoul hosted the opening ceremony of the international book fair Read the Culture, Read the World organized by the Korean Publishers Association. ...
ASAN takes centre-stage at Civil Service Live 2015 in London's heart
The success of the Azerbaijani Service and Assessment Network (ASAN) – which has successfully transformed the public service delivery in the country– was showcased at the Civil Service Live 2015 exhibition and conference on 5 October, hosted in the prestigious ...
Milwaukee County adopts proclamation on 94th anniversary of "Serq Qapisi" newspaper
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin State, U.S., has adopted a proclamation on the 94th anniversary of "Serq Qapisi" newspaper which is published in Nakhchivan. “November 9th, 2015 commemorates the ninety fourth anniversary of Serq Qapisi Newspaper ...
Azerbaijani MP to attend session of NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Azerbaijani MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev will attend the 61st annual session of NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be held in Stavanger, Norway. It will focus on the expansion of regional cooperation, ways of eliminating conflict in different regions of the world, fight against terrorism ...
Baku hosts meeting of Azerbaijan-Moldova trucking commission
The Azerbaijan-Moldova commission on international trucking has convened in Baku. Chief of the State Trucking Service of Azerbaijan`s Transport Ministry Elnur Abdullayev stressed the importance of international trucking between the two countries. ...
President Ilham Aliyev received the Chair of the Board of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Chair of the Board of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Clare Short. Clare Short said she visited Azerbaijan 20 years ago for the first time, and congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the accomplishments ...
President Ilham Aliyev received the President of the International Fair Play Committee, and the President and Vice-President of the European Fair Play Movement
The head of state was presented with the special medal of the International Fair Play Committee VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the International Fair Play Committee Jeno Kamuti, President of the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM) Christian Hinterberger and Vice-President Erdogan Aripinar. ...
President Ilham Aliyev received participants of the 18th meeting of the Conference of Intelligence Agencies of Turkic-speaking States VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received participants of the 18th meeting of the Conference of Intelligence Agencies of Turkic-speaking States. The head of state addressed the meeting ...
Crises of International Law and Governance: Causes and Consequences
Nowadays we are witnessing serious crisis of international law and governance. It is the major crisis of international legal system that emerged from the horrors of the World War II and aimed at adhering justice, preventing aggressions and protecting victims ...
Statement by the Joint Working Group on Human Rights Issues in Azerbaijan
On 7 October 2015 Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, announced his decision to withdraw the participation of his representative in the joint working group on human rights issues in Azerbaijan. In this connection the joint working group has made the following statement: ...
OSCE to hold monitoring on contact line of troops near Kemerli village of Gazakh region
In line with the mandate of the personal representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office, there is a plan to hold a monitoring on the contact line of troops near Kemerli village of Gazakh on October 9. According to the press service of the Defense Ministry, the Azerbaijani side ...
Oil price on world markets
The price of oil changed in different directions in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil decreased $1.38 to stand at ...
Azerbaijani grandmaster leads Baku Open tournament
Azerbaijani grandmaster Nijat Abbasov tops the "Baku Open" international chess tournament. The tournament brings together 59 chess players from 10 countries, including 23 grandmasters ...
Azerbaijani company Benkons Group begins construction of a juice factory and logistics center in Tatarstan
Laishevsky municipal area of the Republic of Tatarstan (village Sokury) hosted a solemn ceremony devoted to the beginning of the implementation of investment projects on the construction of juice factory and a logistics center, on October 7. The building site is located ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 73 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Tap Garagoyunlu, Gulustan villages in Goranboy ...