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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 ...

Oil prices rise in world markets

18.07.2014 [12:19]
The price of oil has increased in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has increased $1.99 to stand at $103.19. Price of British Brent crude oil at the ...

Azerbaijani FC Inter beat Swedish Elfsborg

18.07.2014 [12:04]
Azerbaijani football club Inter have defeated Swedish Elfsborg 1-0 in first game of the two-legged the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League in ...

Armenians violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan 56 times throughout the day

18.07.2014 [11:44]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 56 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Ashagi Eskipara and Gizilihajili villages of Gazakh region, ...

Speech by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the Iftar ceremony on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

17.07.2014 [22:40]
- Your Holiness Sheikh, Distinguished religious figures, Dear ceremony participants! First of all, I want to thank you for the kind words said about me ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended the Iftar ceremony on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan VIDEO

17.07.2014 [22:31]
Chairman of the Clerical Office of Caucasus Muslims Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade has hosted the Iftar ceremony on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan at his residency. The Iftar ceremony was attended by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. ...

Italian Robertino Loretti to perform in Baku

17.07.2014 [22:10]
World-renowned Italian singer Robertino Loretti will give a concert at the International Mugham Center in Baku on Sunday. The Italian singer will be accompanied by young Azerbaijani vocalist Emin Eminzade ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster among leaders at Rethymno tournament

17.07.2014 [20:53]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Azer Mirzayev is among the leaders at the Rethymno International Open Chess tournament in Greece. Mirzayev will face Polish Jacek Stop in the seventh round of the tournament ...

Azerbaijan ups to record 73rd in FIFA World Ranking

17.07.2014 [19:24]
The Azerbaijan national football team have managed to reach its highest-ever 73rd position at the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Germany lead the table for the first time in around 20 years, followed by Argentina and the ...

Azerbaijani FM meets outgoing U.S. ambassador

17.07.2014 [18:46]
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has today met ambassador of the United States to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar, who completed his diplomatic mission in the country. During the meeting, they discussed what had been done to develop bilateral relations ...

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers rank 2nd at Cadet World Championships

17.07.2014 [18:41]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished 2nd in the overall medal table of the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia with three silvers and two bronze medals. ...

H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission

17.07.2014 [18:16]
Dear Mr. Juncker, I offer my hearty congratulations to you on the occasion of your election as President of the European Commission. The Republic of Azerbaijan attaches special importance to overall development of ...

Azerbaijan joins International Olympiad in Informatics in Taiwan

17.07.2014 [17:35]
With support of Bakcell talented school students of Azerbaijan are heading to Taiwan in order to participate in the International Olympiad in Informatics. Bakcell – the First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan supports the project of “InfoMas” Public Union, which involves the participation of the ...

Azerbaijani scientists attend international conference in Tallinn

17.07.2014 [17:17]
Laboratory head at the Azerbaijani Institute of Petrochemical Processes after Yusif Mammadaliyev Reyhan Aliyeva, employees of the laboratory Hamida Azizbayli and Khayala Seyidova have attended the 25th conference in the original series of EUCHEM molten salts meetings in Tallinn, Estonia ...

Toni Kroos completes move to Real Madrid

17.07.2014 [17:11]
Toni Kroos has completed his £24million move to Real Madrid from Bayern Munich. The German champions announced on Thursday morning that an agreement had been reached between the clubs and he would make an immediate transfer. ...

Azerbaijan APPG member Bob Blackman supports Many Happy Returns campaign

17.07.2014 [16:43]
Bob Blackman is the secretary of the Azerbaijan All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and Conservative MP for Harrow East – one of the most multiethnic London boroughs. He has given his support to the Many Happy Returns (MHR) campaign ...

Pollution in China: Precious art from toxic waste

17.07.2014 [16:33]
The readings, with ‘good’ defined by US standards, demonstrate the single most pressing issue facing China’s population today: pollution. In this city shrouded in smog, where thousands go about their daily lives wearing masks to fend off the toxic fumes, air quality readings regularly reach hazardous levels ...

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. ...