YARAT Film Club to present cinemas by artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat
Founded as part of YARAT‘s strong commitment to the younger generation of students and film-makers, YARAT Film Club (YFC) aims to become an informal meeting point for the viewing and discussion of contemporary art videos and films. Group of students, emerging film-makers and art lovers will gather to watch and chat about ...
Ali Hasanov: At the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit, we will urge that Armenia be pressed VIDEO
“At the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit, we will urge that Armenia be pressed,” the Azerbaijani President`s Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov has told journalists as he attended the Summit in Istanbul. “Azerbaijan attends such events as a player equal to regional powers like Russia ...
‘Azerbaijani side knew in advance about the BBC correspondent`s visit to Nagorno-Karabakh’
“The Azerbaijani side knew in advance about the BBC correspondent Rayhan Demytrie`s visit to Azerbaijan`s occupied lands,” said spokesman for Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hikmat Hajiyev. ...
Slovak MPs to visit Azerbaijan
The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organized a visit of Slovak parliamentarians to Azerbaijan. The delegation led by chairman of the Azerbaijan-Slovakia friendship group, head of the parliamentary constitutional and legal committee ...
Director of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights visits Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan
Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Michael Georg Link has visited Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan to meet its Chairman Mazahir Panahov. Mr. Panahov said the Commission always attached great importance to relations with the international ...
World leading chess masters to join Shamkir Chess 2015
An international tournament “Shamkir Chess 2015” in honour of Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov, the European champion and winner of various international tournaments, who recently passed away, will be held with support and sponsorship of Synergy Group ...
Three new dragon-like wood lizards are found in Peru and Ecuador
Three new species of dragon-like lizard have been discovered by scientists in the forests of Peru and Ecuador, in South America. Known as wood lizards, the reptiles live in cloud forests covering the Andean mountain range ...
Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia discuss prospects for cooperation in youth and sports sphere
Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia have discussed prospects for cooperation in the fields of youth and sports, as Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov met President of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, Saudi Arabia`s Minister of Youth and Sports, President of Saudi Arabia`s Olympic Committee, Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. ...
18th Eurasian Economic Summit kicks off in Turkey VIDEO
The 18th Eurasian Economic Summit has started in Istanbul, Turkey with the organization of Marmara Group Strategic and Social Research Foundation. Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) is among media sponsors of the event. The anthem of Turkey was sounded at the event. ...
Azerbaijani female swimmer claims 4 medals in Dubai
Azerbaijani female swimmer Fatima Alkaramova has won four medals in the Dubai International Aquatic Championships (DIAC) 2015. She grabbed one silver and three bronze medals in the multiple swimming event. The Dubai International Aquatic Championships (DIAC) 2015 is an aquatics tournament ...
EU Parliament President warns Greek PM Tsipras
European Parliament President Martin Schulz has yet again warned the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras endanger the common European policy towards Russia. Greece is hoping for Moscow’s help ahead of its International Monetary Fund (IMF) installment repayment on April 9, the German daily newspaper ...
Azerbaijani FM meets EU Commissioner on European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met a delegation led by EU Commissioner on European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. The sides praised the current level of relations between Azerbaijan and the European ...
American diplomat Henry Kissinger to attend 3rd Global Shared Societies Forum in Azerbaijan
One of the key strategists of the U.S. foreign policy of the 20th century, diplomat, political expert Henry Kissinger will visit Azerbaijan to attend the 3rd Global Shared Societies Forum. Mr. Kissinger will make a speech at the opening ...
Italian newspaper “Avvenire” publishes article on Baku-2015 European Games
Italian newspaper “Avvenire” has published an article on the Baku-2015 European Games. The author highlighted preparations for the European Games in Baku, and stressed the Games which would be held for the first time in Europe increased the topicality of the competitions ...
40 percent of flights canceled in France amid strike
French air traffic controllers went on strike Wednesday, prompting the cancellation of 40 percent of flights across the country. The powerful SNCTA union called the two-day strike in a quarrel over working and retirement conditions, saying in a ...
Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets
The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $3.42 to stand at $60.43 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the Light crude oil increased $1.84 to trade at $53.98, as ...
Director-General of Cameroon’s Customs Department pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes
A delegation led by Director-General of Cameroon’s Customs Department Minette Libom Li Likeng has visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev ...
President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by European Commissioner on Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. During the meeting, the sides stressed the importance of the development of cooperative relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union on all fronts, including economic ...
President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by President of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by President of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, Saudi Arabia`s Minister of Youth and Sports, President of Saudi Arabia`s Olympic Committee, Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ...
Hungarian film-maker shoots documentary about Baku
A Hungarian Cinematograph Guild member, producer and film director Bela Dospod completed his work on the documentary about Baku from "World Capitals" series by the support of Azerbaijani Embassy in Hungary, the Embassy said. As reported, similar films have been ...
Belarus President awards Azerbaijani Premier with Order of Friendship of Peoples
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko awarded Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade with the Order of Friendship of Peoples for his significant contribution to the development and strengthening of trade-economic and humanitarian relations between Belarus and ...
Aluminium battery can charge phone in one minute, scientists say
US scientists hail breakthrough in technology they say could provide safer, more convenient, greener alternative for laptops and mobiles. Scientists say they have invented a new battery that could fully charge a smartphone in just one minute ...
Jewish Journal of Los Angeles publishes article on Azerbaijan’s model of tolerance
The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, which is the largest Jewish weekly outside of New York, published on Apr. 6, 2015 an article by Milikh Yevdayev, Head of Azerbaijan’s ancient Mountainous Jewish community. Titled “Jews of Azerbaijan and United States: In celebration of ...
Azerbaijani servicemen, having high professionalism and combat capability take part in combat operations against enemy
Thanks to full attention and care from Supreme Commander-in-Chief, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan have been comprehensively provided with material, moral and technical points of view, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry stated ...
Baku among top ten most visited cities in CIS
Minsk is the leader of the ranking. Azerbaijani capital Baku is among top ten most visited cities in the Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia’s Oktogo.ru online said. Belarus, the leader of popular ranking, is followed by Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, ...