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Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

04.02.2013 [12:00]
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Yusifjanli village of Agdam region, Giziloba village of Tartar region and nameless hills of ...

Researchers Identify Anonymous DNA Donors

03.02.2013 [15:37]
Genetic information stored anonymously in databases doesn`t always stay that way, a new study revealed, raising concern about how much privacy participants in research projects can expect in the Internet era. Tension has long existed between the need to share data to drive medical discoveries and ...

Azerbaijan State Folk Instrumental Ensemble gives concert in France

03.02.2013 [14:54]
The Azerbaijan State Folk Instrumental Ensemble has performed as part of the Days of Azerbaijan in Mulhouse, France. The Days were held under “Cultural values of Azerbaijan, the pearl of the Caucasus” project. ...

European Parliament Friends of Azerbaijan Group discuss EU–Azerbaijan energy partnership

03.02.2013 [13:32]
The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), in co-operation with Inese Vaidere, Latvian MEP, has organized a meeting in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels, entitled Europe 2020: Focusing on the Energy Partnership with Azerbaijan. ...

Azerbaijani Baki and Spanish Atletico Madrid football clubs ink contract

03.02.2013 [13:23]
President of the Spanish football club Atletico Madrid Enrique Cerezo and chairman of coordination center of Azerbaijani FC Baki Sanan Mammadov have signed a contract in the Feria de Madrid exhibition complex, where the International FITUR Tourism Fair held. ...

Azerbaijan to build 4 new floating drilling rigs

03.02.2013 [13:00]
“Some $4 billion will be invested in construction of four new floating drilling rigs in Azerbaijan,” president of the country`s state oil firm, SOCAR, Rovnag Abdullayev has said. According to him, the investment will be made for the period up to 2018-2019. ...

Azerbaijan, Israel discuss bilateral cooperation

03.02.2013 [12:46]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. They discussed the Azerbaijan-Israel relations and stressed the importance of reciprocal visits for development of the bilateral ties. ...

Azerbaijani FM meets US Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs

03.02.2013 [12:32]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met US Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Ambassador Carlos Pascual on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. During the meeting, they discussed ongoing energy projects in the region, noting ...

French senator hails Azerbaijan as `tolerant and secular country with high moral values`

03.02.2013 [11:57]
President of the Agglomeration community of Mulhouse Sud Alsace, France, senator Jean-Marie Bockel has said Azerbaijan is a tolerant and secular country with high moral values. He spoke as he visited Azerbaijan`s pavilion at an international tourism and gastronomy exhibition in Mulhouse. ...

Azerbaijani FC Gabala draw 2-2 with Moldovan Milsami

03.02.2013 [11:56]
Azerbaijan`s football club Gabala have been held to a 2-2 draw by Moldovan Milsami in a friendly. Gabala`s goals came from Shahriyar Khalilov and Victor Mendy. The game was part of the Azeri football club`s training camp in Antalya. ...

Azerbaijani State Oil Fund imports another ton of gold

03.02.2013 [11:32]
Additional 1 ton of gold (32 150 troy ounces) purchased by the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) in compliance with the rules set forth by the LBMA was imported to Azerbaijan by the UK`s Brinks Global Services on February 1, 2013 and temporarily stored in the vaults of the Central Bank of the Republic ...

Azerbaijan, UNWTO discuss cooperation prospects

03.02.2013 [11:10]
Azerbaijan Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) based in Madrid as part of his visit to Kingdom of Spain and Principality of Andorra. They exchanged views on UNWTO`s holding tourism session within the 2nd Global Forum of ...

Azerbaijan`s world-class downhill ski resort receives its first tourists

03.02.2013 [10:51]
The Shahdag winter and summer tourism complex already attracts foreign tourists wishing to enjoy the winter days in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa) has already started to receive appeals from local and foreign counterparts in order to accommodate tourists in the first summer & winter tourist complex Shahdag in Gusar region. ...

Bombs Target Syrian Bakeries, Customers

02.02.2013 [22:16]
President Bashar al-Assad’s military is attacking bakery facilities in rebel-held areas of the country in an attempt to undermine support for insurgents who have been trying for two years to topple his government. Human rights activists in Syria say close to 400 people have been killed in such attacks in ...

Egyptian Protesters, Police Clash in Cairo

02.02.2013 [21:15]
Anti-government demonstrators clashed with security forces facing Egypt's presidential palace Friday evening, throwing gasoline bombs as police responded with tear gas and water cannons ...

ECB's Asmussen Says Euro-Zone Periphery Still Challenged

02.02.2013 [19:48]
A number of states in the euro zone's periphery are still suffering from weak economies and fiscal challenges, despite recent progress, Joerg Asmussen, executive board member of the European Central Bank, said in an interview with Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung published Wednesday. ...

President Ilham Aliyev chairs first sitting of Organizing Committee of inaugural European Games to take place in Baku in 2015

02.02.2013 [19:38]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today presided over a first sitting of the Organizing Committee of the inaugural European Games to take place in Baku in 2015 ...

Azerbaijani FM meets Greek counterpart

02.02.2013 [18:43]
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met his Greek counterpart Dimitris Avramopoulos on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference ...