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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 ...

Young Azerbaijani wrestlers vying for European medals in Slovakia

16.07.2014 [14:26]
Young Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers are competing in the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. Zaur Nuriyev vs Kamal Kerem, Seymur Huseynov vs Viktor Vedernikov, Nijat Abdullayev vs Matcus Raginer, Soslan Fanziyev vs Timothy Yang will face in the 1/8 final, while Islambek ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Surakhani solar power station VIDEO

16.07.2014 [13:27]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the Surakhani solar power station of the "AzAlternativEnerji" Limited Liability Company under the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy. Large-scale projects have been successfully implemented in all areas of life in the country ...

H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation

16.07.2014 [13:13]
Dear Mr. Vladimir Vladimirovich, I have been deeply saddened by the news of heavy human loss in the aftermath of a crash in the Moscow metro ...

Azerbaijani FC Garabagh beat Maltese Valetta in UEFA Champions League qualifier

16.07.2014 [12:37]
Azerbaijani football club Garabagh have defeated Maltese Valetta 1-0 in the first match of the two-legged encounter in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. Garabagh`s goal came from Chumbinho as the two clubs locked horns at the Ta' Qali National ...

Azerbaijani wrestler claims silver at Cadet World Championships

16.07.2014 [12:26]
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Javid Feyziyev has won silver medal in the 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships in Snina, Slovakia. He secured the medal after losing to a Georgian wrestler in the ...

Delegation of International Federation of Journalists visits Azerbaijani Ombudsman’s Office

16.07.2014 [12:17]
A delegation of the International Federation of Journalists has visited the Azerbaijani Ombudsman’s Office. They met head of the Administration of the Ombudsman`s Office Aydin Safikhanli, who provided an insight into reforms carried out by the Azerbaijani government to develop ...

Oil prices change in world markets

16.07.2014 [11:17]
Oil prices have changed in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has decreased $1.05 to stand at $99.96. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) increased $0.05 to trade ...

Houston hosts Iftar Ramadan Dinner 2014

16.07.2014 [11:12]
The 4th Annual Houston Iftar Ramadan Dinner with Mayor Annise Parker showed, this year again, a beautiful portrait of Brotherhood where all races and religions shared and enjoyed peacefully under one roof. Iftar gathered together several communities with members of all faiths and denominations to break the daily fast during this prestigious dinner at the Bayou City ...