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US chain of coffeehouses Starbucks leaves Russia

24.05.2022 [18:29]
American multinational chain of coffeehouses Starbucks has decided to leave the Russian market, according to TASS. "Starbucks has made the decision to exit and no longer have a brand presence in the market. We will continue to support the nearly 2,000 green apron partners in Russia ...

From Zuzana Caputova, President of the Slovak Republic

24.05.2022 [18:27]
Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the citizens of the Slovak Republic and on behalf of myself I congratulate you and all the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the National holiday ...

Traditional Wushu, a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts

24.05.2022 [18:20]
Traditional Wushu, commonly referred to as Kungfu, is the root of sport wushu and has a long and diverse history. As wushu originated in China, traditional wushu practices have developed and spread throughout the country’s geographical terrain and ...

Mergim Berisha tops fan vote for best goal of 2021/22 UEFA Europa League

24.05.2022 [17:47]
Mergim Berisha's acrobatic effort for Fenerbahce at Antwerp on Matchday 4 has been voted goal of the 2021/22 UEFA Europa League in a fan poll, according to the official website UEFA.The top ten goals of the 2021/22 competition were selected by UEFA’s Technical Observer panel, and then put to a vote ...

Azerbaijan`s trade operations made up $4.9 billion in April

24.05.2022 [17:41]
The volume of trade operations in Azerbaijan in April amounted to $4 billion 955.4 million. According to the State Customs Committee, import operations totaled $1 billion 113 million, while export transactions amounted to $3 billion 842.4 million ...

131 monkeypox cases confirmed outside Africa, WHO says 'containable'

24.05.2022 [17:28]
A total of 131 confirmed cases and 106 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 19 countries so far, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, according to CGTN.While the outbreak is unusual, it remains "containable" and limited, the WHO said, and it is convening further ...

Azerbaijan exported $2.3 billion worth products to EU countries in April

24.05.2022 [17:22]
Products worth $2.3 billion have been exported to the EU countries in April, the State Customs Committee told AZERTAC. “During the same period, Azerbaijan imported from EU countries products worth $181.5 million,” according to the committee ...

Afghan Taliban hand over 4 key airports to UAE

24.05.2022 [17:17]
The Afghan Taliban interim government on Tuesday signed a deal to hand over the country's four key airports to a state-run United Arab Emirates company, according to Anadolu Agency.Under the deal, the control and management of four international airports – Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, and Mazar-e-Sharif ...

Japanese news portal highlights President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Brussels

24.05.2022 [17:12]
The Japanese ajmedia.jp news portal has posted an article highlighting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s visit to Brussels, as well as his meetings held with the European Council President Charles Michel and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.The articles, published in Japanese and English languages, also drew the readers` attention ...

WHO concludes a mission on scaling-up access to rehabilitation services and assistive products in Azerbaijan

24.05.2022 [17:01]
World Health Organization (WHO) had a 4-day mission to Azerbaijan to provide technical support in scaling-up access to Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology (AT) products and services. The objectives of the mission were ...

Spanish businessmen keen on participating in industrial investment projects

24.05.2022 [16:53]
President of the Azerbaijan-Spain Trade and Culture Association Farid Mustafayev has met with CEO of Factor Energía SA Company of Spain Emili Rousaud Parés.The sides discussed issues related to the implementation of investment projects of Spanish companies in Azerbaijan`s industrial zones ...

COVID-19 pandemic "far from over": WHO chief

24.05.2022 [16:53]
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated here on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic "is far from over", according to Xinhua. "As I said yesterday, the pandemic is far from over. And even as we continue to fight it, we face the task of restoring essential health services, with 90 percent of member ...

President Ilham Aliyev’s working visit to Brussels in Moldovan media spotlight

24.05.2022 [16:52]
The influential media outlets of Moldova have widely covered Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s working visit to Brussels, the capital of the Kingdom of Belgium. The articles, published by “NOİ”, “Publika”, “Primerestiri” ...

Azerbaijani chess players make successful start to Indian tournament

24.05.2022 [16:24]
Azerbaijani chess players Azer Mirzayev and Khatun Baghirova have claimed their first win scoring a point at the 13th KIIT International Chess Festival-2022 (Category 'A'), held in Bhubaneswar, India, on May 22-29. The tournament, to feature ...

Arrest warrants issued for 60 FETO-linked suspects in Turkiye

24.05.2022 [15:51]
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants Tuesday for 60 suspects over their alleged links to the FETO, the group behind the defeated coup of 2016, according to Anadolu Agency. The Chief Public Prosecutor's office in Izmir issued warrants for 37 soldiers, including 29 on-duty personnel ...

From Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic

24.05.2022 [14:35]
On the occasion of the National Day of Azerbaijan, I would like to convey to Your Excellency my congratulations and sincere wishes for your personal well-being and for the progress and prosperity of the Azerbaijani people ...

Hyperion - world’s tallest living tree in Redwood National Park, California

24.05.2022 [14:22]
Until August 2006, it was believed that the tallest tree in the world was The Stratosphere Giant, a Californian redwood measuring 112.5 meters (369 feet) high. But, although twice as high as the Statue of Liberty in New York City, The Stratosphere Giant has officially lost its leading position. As of today, the tallest ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister inspects newly commissioned military training infrastucture VIDEO

24.05.2022 [12:50]
As part of the reforms carried out in the Azerbaijan Army under the instruction of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ilham Aliyev, measures to create a military infrastructure that meets modern standards and increase the combat readiness of the units successfully continue, Azerbaijan’s ...

Hertha Berlin overcome Hamburg to avoid Bundesliga relegation

24.05.2022 [12:27]
Hertha Berlin beat Hamburg 2-0 in the second leg of their relegation play-off to avoid dropping into Bundesliga 2, according to The Athletic. Hertha finished 16th in the Bundesliga, dropping into the play-off position on the final day, on goal difference alone. Hamburg placed third ...

Oil prices drop on world markets

24.05.2022 [12:21]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $1.40 to trade at $112.02, while the price of the Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) decreased ...

WHO raises alarm as monkeypox spreads

24.05.2022 [12:13]
The world is facing “formidable” challenges, including Covid, the war in Ukraine and monkeypox, the head of the World Health Organization has warned, according to the Citizen. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking in Geneva, where ...

From Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Republic of Gabon

24.05.2022 [12:12]
Mr President, It gives me great pleasure to extend my sincere congratulations to you on behalf of the people, Republic of Gabon and on my own behalf on the occasion of 28 May 2022 - the National Holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan ...

From Šefik Džaferović, Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

24.05.2022 [12:08]
Your Excellency, On behalf of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina and my own, on the occasion of the Republic Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I wish to convey our warm greetings and best wishes for the further prosperity of your country ...

Algerian media highlights restoration of historical and cultural monuments in Azerbaijan’s liberated territories

24.05.2022 [11:48]
Algeria’s Al Shuruq and Al Harir newspapers have published an article by Chargé d'Affaires of Azerbaijan’s Embassy in the country Rafail Baghirov highlighting the restoration of historical and cultural monuments in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. The article provides ...

Azerbaijani oil price nears $123

24.05.2022 [11:32]
Azerbaijani oil price have increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $1.08, to trade at $122.70 ...