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Azerbaijani FC Gabala snap up Brazilian midfielder

17.07.2014 [15:12]
Azerbaijani football club Gabala have signed a two-year contract with Brazilian midfielder Marquinhos Carioca. Marquinhos previously played for Brazilian Parana and Romanian Otelul ...

Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea towns mop up after floods

17.07.2014 [14:55]
The state of emergency in the Bulgarian southern Black Sea town of Primorsko declared after flooding was lifted on July 17, with that in the town of Byala expected to follow later in the day. Torrential rainfall that hit the area, a popular summer seaside holiday destination, led to road closures on July 16 while hotels, residential buildings and campsites were inundated ...

Azercosmos announces tender for “Azerspace-2” satellite

17.07.2014 [14:54]
"Azercosmos" Open Joint Stock Company has announced a tender to launch the second telecommunications satellite “Azerspace-2”. The tender will regulate a number of issues including sharing the orbital position of the satellite, designing and operating the satellite in orbit and other cooperation, commercialization of volumes of satellites, a tender for the procurement of consulting ...

Baku Fires learn rivals for World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season V

17.07.2014 [14:06]
The official Group Draw for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season V took place today in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, at the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) Executive Committee Meeting. Conducted over four stages, the draw for the new season initially confirmed Season IV ...

“The occupied territories are Azerbaijan’s sovereign lands, Azerbaijanis’ passing to these territories and their free movement there cannot be forbidden”

17.07.2014 [13:12]
“The Occupied territories are Azerbaijan’s sovereign lands, Azerbaijanis’ passing to these territories and their free movement there cannot be forbidden,” Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry has said. “These persons did not violate border of any state as the Armenian side alleges. Because the ...

Azerbaijan`s Defence Minister meets Adjutant General of Oklahoma

17.07.2014 [13:02]
Azerbaijan`s Defence Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has met Army National Guard major general, Adjutant General of Oklahoma Myles Lynn Deering. Mr. Hasanov highlighted the situation in the region, as well as continuation of the Armenian aggressive policy, increasing the violation by Armenia in frontline. ...

Armenians violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan 31 times throughout the day

17.07.2014 [12:11]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 31 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Ashagi Veysalli and Ashagi Abdurrahmanli villages of Fuzuli region, Sarijali, Yusifjanli, Merzili villages of Aghdam region ...

“Azerbaijani model of multiculturalism” international forum kicks off in Guba

17.07.2014 [12:10]
An international forum titled “Azerbaijani model of multiculturalism” kicked off in the country’s Guba city. The event to run through July 16-20 is attended by 30 representatives from 11 foreign countries and local youth organizations ...

Azerbaijan, EU discuss cooperation prospects

17.07.2014 [11:48]
Azerbaijan and the European Union have held discussions under the EU`s regional energy co-operation programme (INOGATE). Co-organized by Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Energy and INOGATE Technical Secretariat, the event discussed a range of issues, including developing energy resources, energy statistics ...

Massimiliano Allegri Hired to Replace Antonio Conte as Juventus Coach

17.07.2014 [11:22]
Massimiliano Allegri has been hired to coach Italian champion Juventus a day after Antonio Conte unexpectedly left the club. Juventus announced that Allegri will be presented later Wednesday. The 46-year-old Allegri was fired by Milan in January after 3 1/2 seasons with the squad, having led the Rossoneri to the Serie A title in his first year in charge ...

AZAL among most punctual airlines

17.07.2014 [10:52]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has been named one of the most punctual airlines in a ranking published by the Russian Domodedovo International Airport. AZAL operated 111 dead-on-time flights in a month. Lufthansa became the most punctual airline company among foreign airlines as it operated 188 on-time flights in a month ...

Italian vice-minister for economic development: “TAP is of strategic importance to both Italy and whole Europe”

17.07.2014 [10:47]
“The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline to carry out the Azerbaijani gas to Italy from 2019 is of strategic importance to both Italy and whole Europe,” Italian vice-minister for economic development Claudio De Vincenti has said in interview with “Borsa Italiana” website ...

Oil prices change in world markets

17.07.2014 [10:34]
Oil prices have changed in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) the cost of the US Light crude oil has increased $1.24 to stand at $101.20. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) increased $0.29 to trade ...

Managing the heat of summer with Traditional Chinese Medicine

16.07.2014 [19:43]
Most of us in Minnesota welcome the heat as a time to get creative about staying cool – lake swimming, popsicles, complaining about another dramatic weather system. But hot weather can bring with it a series of symptoms ...

President Ilham Aliyev awards Rasim Aliyev with “Istiglal” order

16.07.2014 [19:02]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has issued an order to award Rasim Hasan oglu Aliyev with “Istiglal” order. Rasim Aliyev awarded for his huge merits in the development of Azerbaijani culture. ...

Baku 2015 European Games appoints Paul J Foster as Director of Protocol

16.07.2014 [18:54]
Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC) has announced the appointment of Paul J Foster to the position of Director of Protocol. Born in Australia, he is the founder and principal of consulting firm PJF Group, and will ...

President Ilham Aliyev awards Rasim Aliyev with “Istiglal” order

16.07.2014 [18:32]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has issued an order to award Rasim Hasan oglu Aliyev with “Istiglal” order. Rasim Aliyev has been awarded for his huge merits in the development of Azerbaijani culture ...

Heavyweight support for Many Happy Returns campaign

16.07.2014 [18:22]
Legendary heavyweight boxer Frank Bruno MBE has expressed his support for the Many Happy Returns (MHR) campaign at ...

Azerbaijani women basketball team to face Wales in last group stage game in European Championships of The Small Countries

16.07.2014 [17:05]
Azerbaijani women`s basketball team will take on Wales in their last match of the Group B in the European Championships of The Small Countries in Sankt Pölten, Austria. Azerbaijan lost their first two games to Scotland and Austria 66-56 and 94-29 respectively. ...

Azerbaijani servicemen to attend Platinum Lion military exercises

16.07.2014 [16:04]
Representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will participate in the “Platinum Lion” military exercises to run through July 16-29 in the Novo Selo city, Bulgaria, the Defence Ministry’s press service said ...

Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed as European commission president

16.07.2014 [15:34]
Jean-Claude Juncker, the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, has been confirmed as next president of the European commission by a comfortable majority of MEPs in the new European parliament. Vehemently opposed by David Cameron – who was joined only by Hungary in opposing ...

President Ilham Aliyev received the U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan VIDEO

16.07.2014 [15:33]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar at the end of his diplomatic mission. During the meeting, the sides noted that bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and the U.S. were developing successfully in political, economic and other fields ...

Italian media covers Azerbaijani President`s visit to Rome

16.07.2014 [15:04]
Italian newspapers and information portals continue to cover Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s official visit to Rome. The Italian authors analyse the meetings held within the visit, as well as the contribution of the visit to the development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Italy ...