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Azerbaijani ambassador presents credentials to Finnish president

28.04.2014 [18:14]
Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Sweden with concurrent accreditation to Finland Adish Mammadov presented his credentials to President of Finland Sauli Niinisto. The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Stockholm said the President of Finland congratulated ...

Spanish Queen given Azerbaijani souvenirs as a keepsake

28.04.2014 [18:11]
Queen Sofia has been presented with keepsakes as she stopped by Azerbaijan`s booth in the annual "Kermes" charity bazaar organized by the International Association of Diplomats in Madrid, Spain. The Queen wanted to buy several Azerbaijani souvenirs, but the country`s delegates refused ...

Spain to search for Miguel de Cervantes' remains

28.04.2014 [17:54]
Forensic scientists in Spain have announced plans to search a Madrid convent for the body of the 17th Century author, Miguel de Cervantes. Ground-penetrating radar will be used to try to locate the remains of the celebrated ...

Azerbaijani FM meets Bosnian counterpart

28.04.2014 [17:05]
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has today met Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Zlatko Lagumdzija. They praised relations between Azerbaijan and Bosnia and Herzegovina ...

Azerbaijani FM meets Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

28.04.2014 [17:01]
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Takao Makino. Mammadyarov praised political, economic and energy cooperation between Azerbaijan and Japan ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received former Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme VIDEO

28.04.2014 [16:50]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium Yves Leterme. Former Premier Yves Leterme noted with satisfaction that the 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum was organized at the high level and featured fruitful discussions. He said Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received co-chair of Nizami Ganjavi International Center, director of Egypt`s Bibliotheca Alexandrina Ismail Serageldin VIDEO

28.04.2014 [16:46]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received co-chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, director of Egypt`s Bibliotheca Alexandrina Ismail Serageldin. The head of state thanked Ismail Serageldin for his assistance in organizing the 2nd Global ...

The car that cleans itself—Nissan tests new model

28.04.2014 [16:04]
If it's not winter's salt and grime, it's mud and everyday dirt. Keeping your car clean can be a chore—a backbreaking one if you prefer to do it yourself. But Nissan is testing a car that can keep itself clean, thanks to special paints that repel water and oils. Similar technology could eventually allow manufacturers to do away with ...

Chairman of Caucasian Muslims Office to visit USA

28.04.2014 [15:44]
A delegation led by Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade will visit Washington to attend "US-Azerbaijan Relations: Vision for Future” convention due to take place April 29-30. The delegation includes Archbishop of Baku and Azerbaijan Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church Alexander Ischein, head of Mountain Jews Religious Community Milikh Yevdayev ...

IFSC Climbing World Cup to be held in Baku

28.04.2014 [15:40]
The IFSC Climbing World Cup will be held in Baku on May 3-4. The tournament is co-organized by Air and Extreme Sports Federation of Azerbaijan and the ...

This machine makes drinking water from thin air

28.04.2014 [15:40]
Water. A vital nutrient, yet one that is inaccessible to many worldwide. The World Health Organization reports that 780 million people don't have access to clean water, and 3.4 million die each year due to water-borne diseases. But an Israeli company ...

Baku-hosted 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum features three sessions on its first day

28.04.2014 [15:40]
The 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum has featured three sessions following an opening ceremony in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku on Monday. The first session was called “Fundamentals of Shared Societies. Leave no one behind: the importance of social inclusion in the Post 2015 sustainable ...

Azerbaijan to take on Estonia, Greece and Moldova in Euro Beach Soccer League

28.04.2014 [15:36]
Azerbaijan will face Estonia, Greece and Moldova in the Group B in the Euro Beach Soccer League. The games of the group will take place in Moscow, Russia, from July 11-13. The Group A features Russia, Belarus, Romania and Italy ...

Macedonia`s conservatives win twin elections

28.04.2014 [15:26]
Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski`s ruling center-right party has won its fourth consecutive general election victory in Macedonia, but looks likely to fall just short of gaining an outright majority. The main opposition Social Democrats are refusing to recognize the result. With 99.9 percent of votes counted Monday, the conservative VMRO-DPMNE had 42 percent ...

Oil prices fall in world markets

28.04.2014 [15:22]
The price of oil has continued to fall in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has decreased $1.34 to stand at $100.60. Price of British Brent crude oil at the ...

Simon Clegg appointed to top role at inaugural European Games

28.04.2014 [15:20]
Simon Clegg, the former Chief Executive of the British Olympic Association and Ipswich Town Football Club, has today been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Baku 2015 European Games Operating Committee (BEGOC). His appointment follows the recent departure of Chief Operating Officer Jim Scherr. Europe's first senior multi-sport event will consist of more than 6,000 athletes competing ...

Convention on US-Azeri ties due in Washington VIDEO

28.04.2014 [15:11]
Politicians, scholars, public figures and clerics of the United States and Azerbaijan will convene in Washington for another forum, entitled "US-Azerbaijan Relations: Vision for Future”. Such meetings have become traditional and promote the development of relations between the two countries. Irada Akhundova, president of Houston-Baku Sister City Association, said that previously ...

Yarat! Contemporary Art Space to organize course

28.04.2014 [15:00]
Yarat! Contemporary Art Space will arrange a course to be conducted by Teymur Daimi from June 1-30. Daimi is a multimedia artist, filmmaker, philosopher (PH.D), art & film critic, theorist of culture, art-consultant, art teacher, publicist and poet. His professional interest lies in ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili VIDEO

28.04.2014 [14:20]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili. The parties highlighted the significance of the issues discussed at the 2nd Global Shared ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko VIDEO

28.04.2014 [14:18]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. The sides stressed the importance of the 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum, and expressed ...

To the participants of the 77th Congress of the International Sport Press Association

28.04.2014 [13:53]
Dear representatives of the media! Let me welcome you to the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan Baku and extend my congratulations on the start of another high forum of your organization. It is remarkable that the 77th Congress of the International Sports Press Association coincides with the 90th anniversary of the organization. Having entered the anniversary ...

Turkish dance band Anadolu Atesi to perform in Baku

28.04.2014 [13:28]
Famous Turkish dance group Anadolu Atesi (The Fire of Anatolia) will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku in June. The show is aimed at bringing eastern and western cultures together while giving universal messages of peace, presents a show, a cultural feast at modern standards ...