Serbian Premier visits National Flag Square in Baku
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, who is paying an official visit to Azerbaijan has today visited the National Flag Square in Baku. The Serbian Premier was informed about the National Flag Square. ...
Some protesters arrested in New York march against police violence
At least a dozen people were arrested on Tuesday when demonstrators angered by fresh cases of U.S. police violence against unarmed black men marched across New York's Brooklyn Bridge, hoping to invigorate a national discussion on the issue ...
AZERTAC signs cooperation agreement with Japan`s Jiji Press VIDEO
Azerbaijan State News Agency(AZERTAC) and Japanese Jiji Press have inked an agreement on cooperation. The document was signed by AZERTAC Director General Aslan Aslanov and Jiji Press Executive Director Sadafumi Tani in a ceremony attended by Japanese Ambassador in Baku Tsuguo Takahashi ...
Baku hosts Azerbaijan-Italy business meeting
An Azerbaijan-Italy business meeting has been held in Baku. Minister of Economy and Industry Shahin Mustafayev spoke about bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Italy, noting, the trade turnover in 2014 exceeded $5 bln. At his words, 66 Italian companies operate in Azerbaijan. ...
Azerbaijan`s Bayramov wins European weightlifting gold VIDEO
Azerbaijani Afgan Bayramov has won a gold medal at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi. He secured the title in the 77kg snatch event. ...
Azerbaijani delegation attends 7th World Water Forum VIDEO
Azerbaijani delegation is attending the 7th World Water Forum held in Korean Daegu and Gyeongju cities. “Azersu” OJSC head Gorkhmaz Huseynov and his accompanying delegation take part ...
Serbia is interested in the South gas corridor
SOCAR's head office hosted a meeting of the president of the company Rovnag Abdullayev with the delegation led by Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić on 14 April. Mr. Abdullayev noted that the relations between Azerbaijan and Serbia are developing at a high level. Abdullayev said that the bilateral relations are successful in political, economic ...
President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Italian Minister of Economic Development VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Economic Development of the Italian Republic Federica Guidi. Minister Federica Guidi greeted the head of state on behalf of Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. ...
Iranian delegation pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes
A delegation led by Iranian Labor, Cooperative and Welfare Minister Ali Rabiei has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of the modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. ...
Azerbaijan attends International book fair in London
Azerbaijani delegation attends the next International Book Fair in London, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, supported by Intercultural Society and Embassy of Azerbaijan in the Great Britain. The promotion of Azerbaijani culture, publishing and printing sector in the fair is an essential tool for informing ...
Azerbaijani peacekeepers sent to Afghanistan VIDEO
A group of 35 Azerbaijani soldiers, who are serving under the NATO-led “Resolute Support” mission launched in Afghanistan from January 2015, were seen off to Afghanistan on a rotating basis, the Defense Ministry said ...
France backs Nokia deal with Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia is in talks to buy French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a deal that could create a European telecoms equipment group worth more than €40bn (£29bn). In a joint announcement the two companies said there could be "no certainty at this stage" that the discussions would result in a deal ...
Rush hour pay-per-drive tax would benefit economy
The introduction of a rush hour motoring tax, in which motorists were charged for every kilometre they drive, would help boost prosperity, according to a new report from two government agencies. The macro-economic forecasting agency CPB and the environmental assessment ...
Šefere and Pope named as Latvia women's badminton doubles team
Latvia's Badminton Federation has named Kristīne Šefere and Ieva Pope for women's doubles at Baku 2015. Šefere, who is ranked 190th in the world in singles, will be competing in two disciplines at the Baku 2015 European Games as she has been named Latvia's representative in women's singles as well ...
Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets
The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $0.12 to stand at $60.20 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the Light crude oil increased ...
Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 37 times throughout the day
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 37 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. ...
Baku 2015 European Games presented in Brussels
A ceremony has been held in Brussels to present Baku 2015 European Games. Co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan`s Embassy to the Belgium, the event was held at the Egmont palace. The ceremony saw speeches Minister of Sport and Youth of Azerbaijan ...
Former Turkish President Gul to visit Azerbaijan
Former President of Turkey, member of Nizami Ganjavi International Center Abdullah Gul will visit Azerbaijan to attend the Third Global Shared Societies Forum to be held in Baku on April 28-30. Mr Gul will address the forum to highlight major problems of the new world order. The former Turkish leader has been a member of Nizami Ganjavi ...
Azerbaijan, UN discuss relations
Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations at Geneva Ambassador Murad Najafbayli have met Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva Michael Moller ...
TAP awards first major contract for construction of access roads and bridges in Albania
Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has selected a joint venture formed by Albanian Gener 2 Sh.p.K and Italian Sicilsaldo S.p.A. for the construction and rehabilitation of access roads and bridges in Albania, TAP has said on its website. ...
Prime Minister Vucic: Serbia has always supported Azerbaijan`s position
Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic has said his country has always backed Azerbaijan`s stance as he met Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov on the second day of his visit to Baku. He praised Serbian-Azerbaijani ties, saying he believes his visit will contribute to “further strengthening our relations” ...
President of Tatarstan attends opening of KAMAZ assembly line at Ganja Auto Plant
President of the Russian Federation`s Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov has attended the opening of KAMAZ assembly line at the Ganja Auto Plant. Speaking to the opening ceremony, Minister of Transport Ziya Mammadov, Head of Ganja Executive Authority Elmar Valiyev, ...
Baku 2015 opens final sport test events ahead of first European Games
Events this week in Wrestling and Boxing will mark the end of the Baku 2015 sport test event schedule in preparation for this summer’s inaugural European Games. The Great Silk Way Elite Boxing Tournament will be held from 15-19 April at the Crystal Hall, which will also be the site of the Boxing competition during the Games. ...
Azerbaijan, Columbia discuss judicial cooperation prospects
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s Constitutional Court Farhad Abdullayev has met Charge d`Affaires of the Colombian Embassy Assad Jose Gater to discuss prospects for cooperation between the two countries` justice authorities. Mr. Abdullayev highlighted the activity of the Constitutional Court, saying it was a full-member of the ...
Chairman of Nakhchivan Supreme Assembly meets Iranian Border Guard Chief
Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov has met Chief of the Iranian Border Guards Qasim Razai. Mr. Talibov hailed relations between the two countries as the friendly. He praised cooperation between border guards of Azerbaijan and ...