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Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

16.07.2014 [11:05]
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan in Yusifjanli, Merzili, Shuraabad, Bash Garvand villages of Aghdam region, Ashagi Seyidahmadli village of Fuzuli region, Kuropatkino village of Khojavend region, Chilaburt ...

Moving photos of Azerbaijani IDPs featured in Foreign Policy magazine

16.07.2014 [11:02]
The US-based Foreign Policy magazine, one of the one world’s leading print and online current affairs journals, has featured Ed Kashi’s moving photographs of Azerbaijani Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees in its current issue. The magazine has an estimated 3.5 million online monthly readers ...

Azerbaijan remain 10th in Futsal World Ranking

15.07.2014 [22:31]
FIFA has announced its latest Futsal World Ranking, which saw Azerbaijan remain 10th with 1,391 pts. Brazil lead the list with 1,928 points, followed by Spain with 1,915 and Italy with 1,771 ...

MEPs elect Jean-Claude Juncker to head EU Commission

15.07.2014 [20:49]
A majority in the European Parliament has approved former Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker to be President of the European Commission. He got 422 votes out of the 729 total cast in the secret ballot, despite strong opposition earlier from Britain ...

World champions return home

15.07.2014 [20:44]
Germany's World Cup-winning team returned home to celebrate the country's fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team's plane touched down at Berlin's Tegel Airport midmorning after circling the ...

AZAL to launch direct flights to US in September

15.07.2014 [19:28]
“Azerbaijan Airlines” (AZAL) will launch direct flights to the US beginning from September 24, 2014. The flights will be operated on the Baku-New York-Baku route. AZAL and its plans to launch services to New York JFK later this year received a shot in the arm in March when the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conferred the country with ...

President Ilham Aliyev’s official visit to Italy ended VIDEO

15.07.2014 [19:15]
The official visit of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to Italy has ended. At Rome International Airport, the head of state was seen off by senior state and government officials of Italy. ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva in Rome VIDEO

15.07.2014 [19:06]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Jose Graziano da Silva in Rome as part of his official visit to Italy. ...

Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes to compete in World Shooting Championships

15.07.2014 [18:50]
Azerbaijani Paralympic shooters will vie for the medals at the World Championships in Suhl, Germany from July 17-27. The tournament will see around 250 athletes from approximately 45 countries competing on ...

Young Azerbaijani composer becomes winner of international competition

15.07.2014 [18:42]
Young Azerbaijani composer Ayaz Gambarli has become the winner of the international competition “Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello” 2014 at Kunstuniversität Graz. The jury accepted 185 entries from 51 nations. The jury decided to have two prize-winning pieces: “Strange Attractors” composed by Juan de Dios Magdaleno ...

Junior Azerbaijani female boxers to battle for European medals

15.07.2014 [18:29]
Azerbaijani female boxers will compete in the EUBC European Youth and Junior Championships in Assisi, Italy from July 20-27. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Aliya Velizade at 54kg, Maryam Jabrayilova at 64kg and Alina Hajiyeva at 81kg ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Our energy policy should serve the development of the economy

15.07.2014 [18:01]
“As a result of the first major projects, our companies were practically able to stand up and accumulate capital and experience,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in his opening speech at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socioeconomic development in the first half of 2014 and objectives for the future ...

Armenians violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan 19 times throughout the day

15.07.2014 [16:26]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 19 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in nameless hills of Gazakh region, Gorgan, Ashagi Veysalli and Ashagi Abdurrahmanli villages of Fuzuli region, Merzili village of Aghdam region, Mehdili ...

Azerbaijani FC Khazar-Lankaran beat Ukrainian Karpaty in friendly

15.07.2014 [15:09]
Azerbaijani football club Khazar-Lankaran have defeated Ukrainian Karpaty 2-1 in a friendly as part of a training camp in ...

Oil price changes in world markets

15.07.2014 [14:57]
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 increased $0.10 to stand at $101.01. Price of British Brent crude oil at the ...

Germany gets $35 million from FIFA

15.07.2014 [14:31]
2014 World Cup champions, the Mannschafts of Germany have been rewarded with the sum of $35 million as cash prize for beating Argentina at the Maracana stadium on July 13, while runners up Argentina go with $25 million. The four time World Cup winners are going home with the amount $5 million more than the ...

Azerbaijani music performed in Canada

15.07.2014 [13:53]
Day of Azerbaijani Music was held as a part of the “Music Niagara” international festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada. “Araz Dance” group organized by Azerbaijanis living in Toronto performed a concert program with national music and dances, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Canada said ...

Nvidia readies new Android/PC games machine

15.07.2014 [13:23]
Nvidia is to launch a new gaming device that can link up to a PC's graphics card to supercharge its own processing power when used in a different location, the BBC has learned. The company will offer a budget-priced separate controller for the Android device, which ...

Azerbaijan`s defence minister meets the country`s military attaches and military representatives in foreign countries

15.07.2014 [13:20]
Azerbaijan's Defense Ministerç Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has met the country`s military attaches and military representatives accredited in foreign countries and in international organizations. Mr. Hasanov provided an insight into the foreign military priorities of Azerbaijan, as well as reforms carried out in the country`s Armed Forces ...

Azerbaijani servicemen marched at Bastille Day Parade in Paris

15.07.2014 [12:50]
Representatives of the Azerbaijani armed forces have for the first time participated in the annual Bastille Day Military Parade held in Paris. As reported earlier, this year the parade also marks the centenary of the First World War. Servicemen from about 80 world countries, including Azerbaijan have marched at this ...

Azerbaijan`s Consul General meets Governor of Igdir Province of Turkey

15.07.2014 [12:50]
Azerbaijan`s Consul General in Kars Province of Turkey Aykhan Suleymanov has met the newly appointed Governor of Igdir Province of Turkey Davut Haner. Davut Haner said he would continue his efforts for further development of Azerbaijani-Turkish relations ...

Baku hosts Azerbaijani-Russian business forum

15.07.2014 [11:29]
An Azerbaijani-Russian business forum has kicked off in Baku bringing together representatives of a total of about 60 companies from both countries specializing in a variety of fields, including agriculture, industry, construction, consulting, and tourism ...