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Israel ‘interested’ in cooperation with Azerbaijan

15.02.2013 [12:30]
“Israel is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in different fields,” Deputy Director General of the Foreign Ministry and head of MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, Daniel Carmon told journalists. Commenting on his three-day business visit to Azerbaijan, he said the two countries were ...

Azerbaijani futsal team beat Moldova

15.02.2013 [12:23]
Azerbaijan team have destroyed Moldova 6-1 in Baku International Futsal Tournament. The goals came from Dantas Jadder, Vitaly Borisov, Ferid Alakbarov, Eduardo and Ratik Ahmadov ...

President Ilham Aliyev sets up Organizing Committee for World Chess Cup 2015 and World Chess Olympiad 2016 in Azerbaijan

15.02.2013 [12:15]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an executive order to set up the Organizing Committee for the World Chess Cup 2015 and the World Chess Olympiad 2016to be held in Baku. First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Yagub Eyyubov was appointed chairman ...

French medical body for euthanasia in `exceptional` cases

15.02.2013 [12:14]
France`s medical ethics council said Thursday that assisted suicide should be allowed in exceptional cases when suffering patients make “persistent and lucid requests” in a step forward to legalizing euthanasia. Invoking a “duty to humanity,” the body said that this should be permitted ...

Two Azeri chess players reach final of Aeroflot Open 2013 tournament

15.02.2013 [11:53]
Two Azerbaijani players Rauf Mammadov and Gadir Huseynov have qualified for final of the Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament in Moscow. Rauf Mammadov ranked 3rd scoring 7 points after 9 rounds, while Gadir Huseynov managed to score 6.5 points that gave him the 11th position ...

Trades at BICEX

15.02.2013 [11:49]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0.7834 AZN for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange (BICEX) on February 14. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7834 AZN at the morning session on US currency ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

15.02.2013 [11:48]
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Sarijali and Shuraabad villages of Agdam region, nameless hills of Fuzuli, Dashkasan and Goranboy regions on February 14-15. The enemy was silenced with a retail fire, the Defense Ministry said ...

Oil price rises in world market

15.02.2013 [11:30]
The price of oil has continued to rise in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Merchantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.30 to stand at $97.31. Price of the British Brent oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) has ...

Turkey`s former president Demirel hospitalized

14.02.2013 [22:26]
Former Turkish President Süleyman Demirel was recently hospitalized due to a seasonal respiratory system infection and is currently undergoing tests in Ankara`s Özel Güven Hospital, according to his doctor, Aylin Cesur ...

EU welcomes agreement on transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe

14.02.2013 [22:24]
The EU`s Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has welcomed the signing of an agreement that will see construction of a pipeline to transport Azerbaijan`s gas to the European market ...

Latest preparations for inauguration of Khojaly monument in Ankara discussed

14.02.2013 [22:17]
Azerbaijani ambassador to Turkey Faig Bagirov has met chairman of Ankara`s Kecioren municipality Mustafa Ak to discuss final preparatory work for the unveiling of a monument to victims of the Khojaly massacre in the Turkish capital ...

Intergovernmental TAP agreement is solid foundation for development of project, TAP Managing Director

14.02.2013 [22:10]
“The intergovernmental TAP agreement is a solid foundation and provides long-term security for development of the project,” TAP Managing Director Kjetil Tungland said. Tungland expressed gratitude to all governments for their support in signing such ...

Big stage live final show to be held on Saturday

14.02.2013 [22:09]
A new music talent-show "Big Stage" will be broadcast on ATV channel live at 22:00. Each of the favourite finalists will perform two songs – one in English, and another one in Azerbaijani language. ...

Nyon to host UEFA Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee meeting

14.02.2013 [22:08]
UEFA Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee ordinary meeting will be held today at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Elnur Mammadov, AFFA Infrastructure and IT director, member of UEFA Futsal and Beach ...

Kars to open exhibition on 21st anniversary of Khojaly massacre

14.02.2013 [22:06]
The organization for Fighting Against Baseless Armenian Allegations (ASIMDER) will organize an exhibition to mark the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy on Sunday. Photos reflecting martyrs and disabled persons of the tragedy will be on display at the four ...

International trade workshop kicks off in Turin

14.02.2013 [22:02]
An international workshop titled “Trade facilitation implementation guide” has today started in Turin, Italy. Organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the event brings together employees of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan, delegates of ...

Azerbaijan remains 118th in FIFA rankings

14.02.2013 [21:57]
FIFA has declared its first ranking of national teams in 2013, with Azerbaijan remaining the 118th. Azerbaijan has 283 points ...

Azerbaijani Defense Industry Minister meets Pakistani ambassador

14.02.2013 [21:46]
Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Industry Yavar Jamalov has today met Pakistan`s ambassador Inayatullah Kakar. The ambassador praised the relations between the two countries. Jamalov highlighted the activities of the Ministry ...

Azerbaijan`s ambassador presents credentials to president of Timor-Leste

14.02.2013 [21:39]
Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Indonesia Singapore and Philippines, with concurrent accreditation to Timor-Leste Tamerlan Garayev has presented his credentials to President of Timor-Leste Taur Matan Ruak. During the conversation, Garayev noted Azerbaijan attached great importance to developing ...