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His Majesty Philippe, the King of Belgium

19.07.2014 [18:05]
Your Majesty, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I convey my heartfelt congratulations to you and all the people of your country on the occasion of the public holiday of the Kingdom of Belgium ...

The man who escaped death in downed Malaysia Airlines flights

19.07.2014 [17:36]
Maarten de Jonge, a cyclist with Malaysia's Terengganu Cycling Team, has good reason to consider himself lucky. The Dutchman was planning to fly on the Malaysia Airlines flight which was shot down by a missile in Ukraine yesterday, but fate led him to find a cheaper ticket from another carrier and escape the tragedy in which ...

Italian website highlights Zaha Hadid`s receiving Design of the Year award for Heydar Aliyev Center

19.07.2014 [14:05]
Italian “Floor nature” website has published an article about Zaha Hadid’s receiving Design of the Year award for the construction of the Heydar Aliyev Center. The article says: “The Heydar Aliyev Center designed by Zaha Hadid in Baku, Azerbaijan ...

Regulation of problems in the field of communications in CIS space discussed

19.07.2014 [13:20]
Joint 49th session of the Board of Heads of Administrations of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications (RCC) and 20th session of the Coordination Council for Informatization of the CIS member states attached to RCC took place on July 15-17 in Astana, Kazakhstan ...

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry responds to Great Britain

19.07.2014 [13:07]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry resolutely refutes the statement of the British Minister for Europe David Lidington and states that no one in Azerbaijan was persecuted for political views. The British minister’s attempt to influence on the Azerbaijani judicial instance with his irresponsible proposals is an indication of how the British government he represents ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

19.07.2014 [12:00]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 34 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The Armenian armed units from their positions in the Berkaber village of Ijevan region have ...

Azerbaijani cyclist wins Giorni delle Rose cup

19.07.2014 [10:55]
Azerbaijani cyclist Olga Ismayilova has finished first in the 200 m race in the Giorni delle Rose cup in Italy. Ismayilova added 80 points to her ...

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster leads Miguel Najdorf Memorial

19.07.2014 [10:32]
Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Vasif Durarbayli is leading the table of the Miguel Najdorf Memorial in Warsaw, Poland. Durarbayli shares the lead with Polish Thomas Marovsky with 5 points after 6 rounds, with the two set to lock horns in the next round. ...

Washington Jewish Week: “Hollywood, meet Azerbaijan”

18.07.2014 [21:25]
Washington Jewish Week newspaper has issued an article by Executive Director of the Washington D.C.-based Karabakh Foundation Diana Cohen Altman headlined “Hollywood, meet Azerbaijan”. The article reads: “The true story of Jewish Azerbaijan past and present has Hollywood ...

Neuroscience: ‘I can read your mind’

18.07.2014 [20:34]
Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you. Gallant, a researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, has a brain decoding machine – a device that uses brain scanning to peer into people’s minds and reconstruct ...

President Ilham Aliyev signs Order to speed up socio-economic development of the Shirvan city

18.07.2014 [19:54]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an Order on extra measures to speed up socio-economic development of the Shirvan city. Under the presidential order, AZN 1 million were allocated from the President`s 2014 Reserve Fund to the Shirvan City Executive Authorities to continue the redevelopment works ...

Azerbaijan, Japan discuss ways of expanding relations in the field of information VIDEO

18.07.2014 [19:47]
Ambassador of Japan to Azerbaijan Tsuguo Takahashi has today visited the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) to discuss ways of enhancing the two countries` relations in the field of information. Director General of AzerTAc Aslan Aslanov noted the role of the media, particularly ...

Japanese businessmen visit SOFAZ

18.07.2014 [19:09]
A delegation of Japanese businessmen led by head of the Shimada Sonjuku company and President of Chiba University of Commerce Haruo Shimada has visited the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Republic (SOFAZ). ...

Wallpaper magazine: “Autoban's new interior at Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a sleek departure”

18.07.2014 [19:05]
British Wallpaper magazine has published an article headlined “Autoban's new interior at Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a sleek departure”. The article reads: “Baku's newly completed Heydar Aliyev International Airport terminal ...

TEAS and IKSV bring together jazz masters in Istanbul

18.07.2014 [18:49]
Sponsored by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), an Azerbaijani–Turkish ensemble of leading jazz musicians, led by Azerbaijani pianist and composer Salman Gambarov, closed the 21st Istanbul Jazz Festival on 16 July. Mr Gambarov and Bulgarian–Turkish singer Yildiz Ibrahimova collaborated with some of the ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters win 2 medals at Korea Open tournament

18.07.2014 [17:36]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have claimed two medals at the Korea Open tournament in Gyeongju. Said Guliyev at 78kg grabbed gold medal, while Mahammad Mammadov won silver ...

His Majesty Philippe, the King of Belgium

18.07.2014 [17:14]
Your Majesty, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I convey my heartfelt congratulations to you and all the people of your country on the occasion of the public holiday of the Kingdom of Belgium ...

H.E. Mr. Dato' Sri Mohd Najib, Prime Minister of Malaysia

18.07.2014 [17:05]
Dear Mr. Prime Minister, I have been deeply saddened by the news of heavy human loss in a crash of a Boeing-777 of the Malaysian Airlines in Ukraine ...

FC Gabala destroy Dutch AFC Arnhem 4-0

18.07.2014 [14:42]
Azerbaijani football club Gabala have thrashed the Netherlands` AFC Arnhem 4-0 in a friendly as part of their training camp in the Netherlands. Gabala will next face AZ Alkmaar on July 20 ...

Baku to host 2016 Final AOB World Olympic Qualifying Event

18.07.2014 [14:40]
The final AOB World Olympic Qualifying Event will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has selected the host cities for the Olympic qualifying events for Rio 2016, and for their major competitions throughout 2015 and 2016 ...

Azerbaijan is not only an oil-rich country, it has an ancient history, Italian Notizie Geopolitiche website

18.07.2014 [14:13]
The Italian Notizie Geopolitiche website has posted an analytical article highlighting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s recent visit to the country, and hailing the role of Azerbaijan in the energy market of Europe. “Azerbaijan is not only an oil-rich country, it has an ancient history,” the article says ...

Baku 2015 Games Academy announces partnerships with leading academic institutions

18.07.2014 [13:46]
Following its launch in April this year, the Baku 2015 Games Academy has announced partnerships with a number of leading academic institutions. The Games Academy was established by Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC) and the Azerbaijan Youth Foundation, and aims to develop the skills and Games knowledge of Azerbaijani team members, as well as supporting ...

Azerbaijani female wrestler claims European silver

18.07.2014 [13:28]
Azerbaijani female wrestler Leyla Gurbanova (49kg) has won silver on the third day of the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. She lost to a Japanese wrestler in the final bout. ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new shipyard of the State Border Service's Coast Guard VIDEO

18.07.2014 [12:30]
A new shipyard has been inaugurated at the base of the Coast Guard of the State Border Service in Turkan, Baku. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony ...