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EITI Multi Stakeholder Group held meeting

21.07.2014 [20:15]
The meeting of the Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) on implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Azerbaijan was held on July 21, 2014. Challenges in the activities of the member organisations of NGO Coalition for Improving ...

World`s largest charitable rally to cross Baku on July 29

21.07.2014 [19:42]
The Mongol Rally, the world's largest charitable rally, this year will cross the capital of Azerbaijan on July 29. International teams travels by city cars the distance from London, the UK, to Ulan Bator ...

Djibouti strongly condemns Armenia`s aggression against Azerbaijan

21.07.2014 [19:41]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Djibouti has released a statement strongly condemning Armenia`s aggression against Azerbaijan. In the statement, the Government of Djibouti says it considers the actions perpetrated ...

Azerbaijan`s Mammadov claims world wrestling gold

21.07.2014 [19:19]
Azerbaijani wrestler Teymur Mammadov (63kg) has become the winner of the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. Mammadov climbed on to the winner`s rostrum after beating a Russian rival on the last day of the championships. ...

The last two participants of the main draw are known

21.07.2014 [19:11]
The qualifying matches of the Baku Cup 2014 have finished. The last two players successfully finishing this round were Danka Kovinic of Montenegro and Misa Eguchi of Japan. Danka Kovinic won Aleksandra Panova from Russia. In the first set she defeated her rival 6-2 while in the second lost 4-6. ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster wins silver at Miguel Najdorf Memorial

21.07.2014 [19:10]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Vasif Durarbayli has claimed silver medal at the Miguel Najdorf Memorial in Warsaw, Poland. The tournament brought together 84 chess players. ...

Sumgayit FC beat Uzbek Bunyodkor in friendly

21.07.2014 [19:01]
Football club Sumgayit have defeated Uzbek Bunyodkor 1-0 in the second friendly game. The match was part of the Azerbaijani club`s training camp in Turkey. Sumgayit lost 2-3 to Iranian Persepolis in the first match. ...

Brussels to host 5th meeting of Foreign Affairs Council on Eastern Partnership

21.07.2014 [18:57]
Brussels will host the 5th meeting of foreign ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries on July 22. An Azerbaijani delegation led by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will visit Belgium to attend the meeting. ...

Belavia changes flight routes via Eastern Ukraine

21.07.2014 [18:03]
The Belarusian national air carrier Belavia changes the routes of flights above Eastern Ukraine, BelTA learned from Deputy Director General for Marketing and Foreign Economic Activities of Belavia Igor Cherginets. “The decision to change the routes of flights via the airspace of Eastern Ukraine was made ...

Czech police head plans to initiate cyber crime unit

21.07.2014 [17:44]
Czech Police President Tomas Tuhy plans to propose the establishment of a special police unit to fight cyber crime, he said in a debate on Czech Television (CT), adding that the unit could start operation in two years. Tuhy said the police have their experts in cyber crime now, who, however, may soon start ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers claim 11 medals at Cadet World Championships

21.07.2014 [17:42]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have brought home a clutch of 11 medals, including two golds from the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. The gold medals came from Teymur Mammadov at 63kg and Shamil Sadullayev at 85kg. Other Azerbaijani wrestlers Nijat Abdullayev at 76kg, Soslan Fanziyev at 85kg, Javid ...

Third tour matches started in Baku Cup 2014

21.07.2014 [17:30]
On the second day of the tournament, main draw matches also started along with 6 qualifying matches of the second round. The first match of the main draw was played in the Centre Court of the Baku Tennis ...

Pervak failed again, Savchuk is happy with her resolute victory

21.07.2014 [17:28]
Qualifying matches are going on the second day of "Baku Cup 2014". Olga Savchuk of Ukraine and Kseniya Pervak of Russia who completed yesterday with victories faced each other today in the Court 1. ...

"Baku Cup 2014" started with victory of Ukrainian Olga Savchuk

21.07.2014 [17:05]
In the first stage of the Baku Cup 2014 international tournament (1/16 final or qualifying matches) 1st match has already been finished. The Ukrainian tennis players Katerina Kozlova and Olga Savchuk faced each other. Olga won with ease. ...

Russian Pervak and Serbian Jaksic are in the next stage of Baku Cup 2014

21.07.2014 [17:03]
Two Russian tennis players, Elizaveta Kulichkova and Ksenia Pervak showed interesting match in the 3rd court of the Baku Cup 2014 international tournament. Pervak, who due to the injury had to stop her struggle in 2012 against the American player Julia Kohen, who later could reach the final, plays in a more dedicated manner this ...

Italian Daily Cases portal: Silence of press on the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute makes it an accomplice of great injustice

21.07.2014 [15:37]
Italian Daily Cases portal has said the press` remaining silent on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict makes it an accomplice of great injustice. The portal published an article headlined “Silence of the press on the Nagorno-Karabakh” highlighting the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Rome on July 13-15. The article says that the Trans-Adriatic pipeline and Azerbaijan’s intention to finance ...

AccessBank wins Euromoney “Best Bank in Azerbaijan” Award for fifth time

21.07.2014 [15:34]
AccessBank won the award for "Best Bank in Azerbaijan" at the annual Euromoney "Awards for Excellence" in London. The Bank has received this award for the fifth consecutive year. The Euromoney awards are among the most prestigious in the financial world and are given to leading banks and financial institutions in more than 100 countries. The awards ...

Moldovan Ombudsperson visits Azerbaijan’s Binagadi District Authorities

21.07.2014 [15:30]
Moldovan Ombudsperson Aurelia Grigoriu has visited the capital’s Binagadi District Executive Authorities. First deputy head of the Binagadi District Authorities Ilgar Suleymanov expressed gratitude to the guest for her brave, just and resolute position ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

21.07.2014 [11:15]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 15 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Gizilhajili village of Gazakh region, nameless hills of Bash Garvand, Shikhlar and Shuraabad villages of Aghdam region on July 20 and on the night ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of Norm concrete plant VIDEO

21.07.2014 [11:07]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of Norm concrete plant in Garadagh District of Baku. Under the instructions of President Ilham Aliyev, the diversification of the economy, the comprehensive development of the non-oil sector and industry have become key priorities for the government. This has ensured the growth of Azerbaijan`s economy and rapid ...

Baku Cup 2014 starts

21.07.2014 [10:40]
The WTA "Baku Cup-2014" international tournament today has kicked off in Baku. 32 highly ranked tennis players will compete in the main court. This year the prize fund of the "Baku Cup" tournament to be held under the leadership of WTA Tour (Women`s Tennis Association), will be $250 thousand ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler claims gold at Cadet World Championships

20.07.2014 [15:38]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Shamil Sadullayev at 85kg has won gold medal at the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. Other Azerbaijani wrestlers Afgan Khashalov and Mahir Amiraslanov grabbed silver medals in ...

Rome hosts conference on Azerbaijan

20.07.2014 [15:03]
A conference entitled “Azerbaijan on the focus: TAP pipeline – First European Games 2015” has been held in Rome on the occasion of the two years activity of Italy-Azerbaijan Trade Institute (ITAZERCOM). The event was co-organized by Italy-Azerbaijan Trade Institute and the country’s Embassy in Rome ...

Brazil to name Luiz Felipe Scolari's successor on Tuesday

20.07.2014 [14:29]
Brazil's new coach will be unveiled at a news conference on Tuesday after Luiz Felipe Scolari's resignation. Scolari, 65, guided the hosts to the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup, but Brazil suffered their joint heaviest ever defeat, losing 7-1 to Germany ...