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“Food economy: US practice” workshop held in Baku

07.06.2013 [19:52]
The Institute for Scientific Research on Economic Reforms of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economic Development has hosted a workshop titled “Food economy: US practice”. Employee of the US Department of Agriculture Aylin Kumcu provided an insight into the US food policy, particularly food provision for poor families. ...

Belarus FM to visit Azerbaijan

07.06.2013 [18:29]
Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makey will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan on June 9-10 to attend the Azerbaijani-Belarus forum marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries ...

S&P Gives Brazil Debt Negative Outlook

07.06.2013 [18:24]
Standard & Poor`s rerated Brazilian sovereign debt, giving it a negative outlook due to weak economic growth and worsening deficits in Brasilia. Brazil`s sovereign debt, priced in dollars, is rated BBB-, the lowest investment grade rating ...

Azerbaijani documentary gets international award

07.06.2013 [17:53]
Azerbaijani film director Rodion Ismayilov`s film "My relatives" has won "The best Documentary film" award at the eleventh “Shaken`s Stars” International Film Festival in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Shaken`s Stars International Film, named after the Kazakh actor and director ...

U.S. congressmen send letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev

07.06.2013 [17:43]
A group of U.S. congressmen, who attended the U.S.-Azerbaijan Convention in Baku, have addressed a letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. In the letter, the congressmen say: “We were honored to join you and the Azerbaijani people in celebrating your national holiday, the Republic Day, as well as recognizing the strong ...

Khazar University official visits Genoa University

07.06.2013 [17:25]
Khazar University`s Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations Baba Bayramli has visited Genoa University of Italy. He attended the curriculum review process which is part of the activities under Tempus project ...

Azerbaijani First Lady meets the country`s Eurovision-2013 contestant

07.06.2013 [17:11]
Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has today met Farid Mammadov who represented the country in the Eurovision-2013 song contest in Malmo, Sweden. The First Lady congratulated Farid Mamadov on his “successful performance and ...

Latvian MP condemns Armenia`s aggressive policy

07.06.2013 [14:35]
Latvian MP from VL-TB/LNNK party Romans Naudins has issued a statement condemning Armenia`s aggressive policy. In his statement, the Latvian MP says VL-TB/LNNK party won`t attend any Armenia-related event until Azerbaijan`s occupied lands are liberated ...

European young leaders to gather in Azerbaijani capital

07.06.2013 [14:21]
Ireli NGO will implement an international project for young leaders from European countries titled "Youth in Action" in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku. Some 30 young leaders from 10 countries will join the project that will feature master ...

‘Azerbaijani government has always protected and will further protect its citizens’

07.06.2013 [14:18]
“We are happy that Azerbaijanis – Khalida Khalid and Shamkhal Huseynov – who were detained in Iran have been released. This shows that led by President ...

Yeni Azerbaijan Party nominates its chairman, President Ilham Aliyev as presidential candidate VİDEO

07.06.2013 [13:06]
The 5th Congress of the Yeni Azerbaijan Party (YAP) has today nominated its chairman, President Ilham Aliyev as its candidate to run for presidency at this year`s elections in October. The Head of State was welcomed to a standing ovation of participants of the Congress of ...

US congressman issues statement on Republic Day of Azerbaijan

07.06.2013 [12:58]
US congressman in the Kentucky House of Representatives Ed Whitfield has issued a statement on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s Republic Day. According to the Azerbaijan`s embassy in the US, the statement underlines Azerbaijan`s ...

Bakcell Arena to host Azerbaijan vs Luxembourg match

07.06.2013 [12:57]
Bakcell Arena stadium of Baku will today host the Azerbaijan vs Luxembourg national teams` match as part of the 2014 World Cup qualifying round. Main referee Hungarian Mihaly Fabian will be assisted by Istvan Norbert Albert, Peter Berettyan and Sandor Ando-Szabo ...

SOCAR President: First gas to be transported through TANAP in 2019

07.06.2013 [11:56]
The first gas will be transported through the Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline in 2019, President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev said at the 20th Caspian International Oil & Gas Conference. Abdullayev said that the operations have been held over the gas pipeline project for the last ...

Europe stocks drop as ECB cuts 2013 growth outlook

07.06.2013 [11:46]
European stock markets ended lower on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept interest rates on hold and lowered its growth outlook for the euro zone for 2013. The Bank of England also left interest rates unchanged, as expected. The Stoxx Europe ...

Trades at BICEX

07.06.2013 [11:45]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0.7836 AZN for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange (BICEX) on June 3. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7836 AZN at the morning session on US ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

07.06.2013 [11:21]
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in nameless hills of Khojavend region, Javahirli village of Aghdam region, Horadiz , Garakhanbayli villages of Fuzuli region, Gulustan village of Goranboy region, Gizil Oba, Chayli villages of Tartar region, and Mehdili village of Jabrayil region on June 6-7 ...