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Danish Broadcasting Corporation to move into B&W-Hallerne in March

16.02.2014 [16:23]
After half a year of preparations, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation`s (DR) production team will, in March, move into the historical shipyard on Refshaleoen in Copenhagen where the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is set to take place in May ...

Archaeologists find 3,600-year-old mummy in Egypt

16.02.2014 [16:01]
Spanish archaeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said Thursday. Prosecutors accused nine people including three Germans of smuggling stone samples from pyramids ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers win three medals in Yasar Dogu international tournament

16.02.2014 [15:48]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have grabbed three medals on the first day of the Yasar Dogu international tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. Khetag Gazyumov claimed gold medal, while Roman Bakirov won bronze in the 97kg weight class ...

Aztelekom, Japanese Nec Corporation sign memorandum of cooperation

16.02.2014 [15:35]
Aztelekom Production Association of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan and Japanese Nec Corporation Company have signed a memorandum of cooperation ...

Azerbaijani film receives “Best Cinematographer Award” in India

16.02.2014 [15:16]
A film co-directed by Azerbaijani and Italian filmmakers has won the “Best Cinematographer Award” at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 in India ...

SOCAR Georgia Gas to construct some 750 km of gas pipeline by late 2014

16.02.2014 [14:54]
SOCAR Georgia Gas, which is a subsidiary of SOCAR Energy Georgia, will construct some 750 kilometers of gas pipeline by late 2014 and will provide some 22,000 new subscribers with gas ...

Used plastic shopping bags can be converted into diesel fuel

16.02.2014 [14:22]
Living in a culture that is inundated with stuff made from plastic, from shopping bags to toys to car parts, and one that also suffers from the environmental issues that arise from our throwaway mentality, it seems rather obvious ...

President Obama to announce $1 billion “climate resilience fund”

16.02.2014 [13:40]
President Barack Obama proposed Friday a $1 billion fund to mitigate the impact of climate change in the United States, and unveiled financing to combat drought parching swathes of California ...

Products of Azerbaijan’s Gabala winery plant win gold medal in international fair

16.02.2014 [13:01]
“Gold Baku” cognac and “Basarkecer” red wine produced by the Gabala winery plant of the Azerbaijan-based “Agro-Azerinvest” LLC have won gold medal and “Best product of the year” laureate diploma at the PRODEXPO 2014 - International Fair ...

Italian newspaper posts article on Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s monument restoration activities

16.02.2014 [12:32]
Italian “II Tempo” newspaper has published an article about activities of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation related to the restoration of a number of historical monuments in Rome ...

“Pilot who saw Hell” film to be featured in Moscow as part of "Justice for Khojaly" campaign

16.02.2014 [12:02]
The film "Pilot who saw Hell” will be demonstrated in Moscow as part of the Justice for Khojaly international campaign, the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR) said ...

“Pilot who saw Hell” film to be featured in Moscow as part of "Justice for Khojaly" campaign

16.02.2014 [11:59]
The film "Pilot who saw Hell” will be demonstrated in Moscow as part of the Justice for Khojaly international campaign, the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR) said ...

Italian news portal features Khojaly tragedy

16.02.2014 [11:36]
Italian “Agenzia Radicale” news portal has posted an article on the Khojaly tragedy. The Khojaly genocide is referred to as the Srebrenica of the Caucasus in the article ...

Yasar Dogu international tournament kicks off in Istanbul

15.02.2014 [20:02]
Yasar Dogu international tournament has today started in Istanbul, Turkey. The Azerbaijani national team is also competing in the tournament held for the 42nd time. Azerbaijan`s hopes are pinned on Yashar Aliyev weighing in at 57kg, Galib Aliyev and ...

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates chairman of Libya's General National Congress on public holiday

15.02.2014 [19:28]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of congratulations to chairman of the General National Congress of Libya Nuri Ali Abu Sahmain on the country`s public holiday. In his letter, the Head of State expressed hope that the Azerbaijan-Libya relations would ...

Crimea to host sitting of BSEC working group for tourism

15.02.2014 [19:18]
On February 26, in the framework of the International Tourist Fair “The Crimea. Resorts. Tourism 2014” there will be held a meeting of the working group on cooperation in tourism of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic ...

International Internet workshop held in Baku

15.02.2014 [18:28]
A workshop titled "The role of the Internet in building public opinion” has been held in Baku. Chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov was a special guest at the workshop. Amashov highlighted the impact of the Internet on building public opinion. ...

Japan's core machinery orders plunge 15.7% on month in December

15.02.2014 [17:59]
Japan's core private-sector machinery orders fell at their fastest pace in December, down a seasonally adjusted 15.7 percent on month, the government said Wednesday, casting a dark shadow on business investment, a pillar ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

15.02.2014 [17:34]
The situation on the line of contact between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire 15 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Garakhanbayli and Horadiz villages of Fuzuli region, Yusifjanli ...

Military nears holy grail: Pizza that lasts years

15.02.2014 [17:32]
They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers: a pizza that can stay on the shelf for as long as three years and still remain good to eat. Soldiers have been asking for pizza since lightweight individual field rations — known as meals ready to eat, or MREs — replaced canned food in 1981 for soldiers in combat zones ...

Sochi Games: Sweden wins women's cross country 4x5km relay

15.02.2014 [16:55]
Sweden won the gold in the women's 4x5km cross country relay at the Sochi Winter Olympics Saturday. Charlotte Kalla hauled Sweden up from third place at the start of the final leg. She also became the first athlete to win three medals at these Olympics, reports Xinhua. ...

Austria’s Fenninger wins tricky women’s Super G in Sochi

15.02.2014 [14:17]
Austria’s Anna Fenninger braved a tough Sochi course to claim Olympic gold Saturday in the women’s Super G as many competitors failed to finish. Fenninger was blisteringly fast on the bottom of the Rosa Khutor run to win by 0.55 seconds ...

Azerbaijani MPs make remarks at OSCE PA winter session

15.02.2014 [13:39]
Rapporteur Gordana Comic made her remarks about the Baku summer session at the meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions. Speakers for the Committee included OSCE Human Dimension Committee Chair Robert Kvile, ODIHR Director Janez Lenarcic ...