AZAL to increase number of flights to Tel-Aviv
Azerbaijan Airlines will increase the number of regular flights to Tel-Aviv beginning from December 9, 2014. ...
First Global Forum on Youth Policies kicks off in Baku VIDEO
The First Global Forum on Youth Policies has started in Baku. Speaking to the opening ceremony, the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi said the forum brings together ministers, experts and young leaders from many countries, Head of the Socio-Political Affairs Department at the Azerbaijani President`s ...
Baku`s hosting First Global Forum on Youth Policies testifies to Azerbaijan`s successful policy
Head of the Socio-Political Affairs Department at the Azerbaijani President`s Administration Ali Hasanov has stressed the importance of holding the First Global Forum on Youth Policies in Baku. ...
Armenian Armed Forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 21 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Qizilhajili village in ...
Azerbaijani MPs to visit Madrid
A delegation of Azerbaijani parliamentarians will embark on a visit to Madrid that will see them attend a meeting of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from October 28-November 1. The delegation includes Rafael Huseynov and Elkhan Suleymanov. The meeting will feature discussions on a wide range of issues, including human rights and ...
Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey energy bridge project to contribute to development of Black Sea electric power circle
Georgian Deputy Minister of Energy Mariam Valishvili has stressed the importance of Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Energy Bridge project, saying it will contribute to the development of Black Sea electric power circle. ...
Roger Federer beats David Goffin to win Swiss Indoors title
Roger Federer won the Swiss Indoors title in his home city of Basel for a sixth time as he beat Belgium's David Goffin 6-2 in the final. The world number two broke his opponent twice in each set to win in 52 minutes. Victory increased Federer's chances of overtaking Novak Djokovic to finish 2014 at the top of the world rankings ...
Azerbaijani U-17s beat Switzerland 2-1 in qualifying round of European Championship
The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team have defeated Switzerland 2-1 in the qualifying round of the UEFA European Championship in Beringen, Belgium ...
President Dilma Rousseff wins re-election in Brazil
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a hotly contested runoff election on Sunday. With more than 99% of votes counted, the incumbent Rousseff had 51.59% of the vote, according to official results. Opposition candidate Aecio Neves garnered 48.41%. Neves said he called to congratulate Rousseff, who thanked voters on Twitter late Sunday for their support ...
President Ilham Aliyev met with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan in Paris VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan have had a joint meeting with the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group in Paris ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports meets UN Secretary-General
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov has met United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as part of their visit to the US. During the meeting, they discussed the final preparations for the first Global Forum on Youth Policies to be held in Baku on October 28-30. The Minister thanked the UN Secretary-General ...
Azerbaijani Interior Minister arrives in Israel on official visit
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Internal Affairs, colonel-general Ramil Usubov has arrived in Israel on an official visit. The visit took place at the invitation of Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Defense of Israel Amir Kain ...
Korean journalist arrives in Baku to gather material for his article about Azerbaijan VIDEO
Reporter of the Republic of Korea`s Yonhap News Agency Lim Dong Kun has embarked on a visit to Baku that will see him gather material for his article about Azerbaijan`s history, economy, culture and tourism opportunities. ...
Baku to host CTE 2014 international exhibition
“The Caspian: Technologies for Environment” (CTE) international exhibition will be held in Baku on November 19-21. The exhibition will be held with the support of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan and IDEA Public Union ...
Azerbaijani MP attending 8th meeting of Council of Elders of Turkic Council in Bishkek
Chairman of the Council of Elders of Azerbaijan, MP Fattah Heydarov is attending the 8th meeting of Council of Elders of the Turkic Council in Bishkek ...
A working visit of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to France
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with President of France François Hollande VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met President of the French Republic François Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris. A guard of honor was arranged for the head of state in front of the Palace. President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the guard of honor ...
Participants of ERRA conference visit Alley of Honors and Alley of Martyrs
Participants of the 13th Energy Investment and Regulation Conference of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) have today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. ...
Poroshenko claims landslide victory for pro-western parties in Ukraine elections
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday claimed a landlside victory for pro-western parties in the country's key parliamentary elections. More than half of the votes went to pro-government parties, and "a constitutional majority" of more than 75 per cent of voters supported the country's course towards Europe, Poroshenko said in a statement ...
ERRA chief: Azerbaijan is an energy corridor between Europe and Asia
Chairman of Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) Alparslan Bayraktar has hailed Azerbaijan`s importance in terms of energy security. “Along with Georgia and Turkey, Azerbaijan plays the role of an energy corridor between Europe and Asia,” he told ERRA`s annual conference in Baku ...
London to host 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts
The 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts will open in London. Organized by “Buta” Arts Center, it will kick off with a gala concert in famous Royal Albert Hall on November 4. ...
Azerbaijan elected member of ITU Council
Azerbaijan has been elected a member of the Council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). ...
YARAT Artist Studios to open on November 1
YARAT Artist Studios will open on Saturday, 1st November. YARAT Studios have already become a place where eleven Azerbaijani artists work, rest and exchange ideas; a place filled with their works and creative energy. YARAT Studios are situated in a newly restored four-storey building where Aida ...
AZAL starts flights on Baku-Bishkek-Baku route
The Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has launched direct flights on Baku-Bishkek-Baku route. The first flight, carried out by Aerobus-320, took off from the Heydar Aliyev International Airport at 10:00 a.m. on October 26. Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Hidayat Orujov, first deputy prime minister of ...
Baku hosts 13th ERRA Energy Investment and Regulation Conference
The 13th Energy Investment and Regulation Conference of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) has today kicked off in Baku. Some 200 experts from more than 30 countries participated in the conference. The event focused on the energy industry in Azerbaijan, security of energy supply ...
Armenians violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan 22 times throughout the day
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 22 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Yusifjanli village in Agdam region, Kuropatkino village in ...