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Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports visits Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations' Union

10.07.2013 [16:58]
Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mohammad Abbasi has visited Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations' Union (ASYOU) as part of his trip to the country ...

Baku hosts event on Lithuania`s Council of EU presidency

10.07.2013 [16:57]
An event to mark Lithuania`s assuming the presidency of the Council of the European Union was held at the International Mugham Center in Baku. The event brought together governmental officials of Azerbaijan, MPs, representatives ...

Brussels to host next Eastern Partnership FMs' meeting

10.07.2013 [16:56]
Brussels will host the next meeting of foreign ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries on July 22. The meeting will focus on relations between EU and member-states, as well as preparation ...

Film on Azerbaijan wins international festival

10.07.2013 [16:55]
"Azerbaijan - Land of Fire" shot by Italian director Daniele Carminati has became the winner of International Tourism Film Festival in Lecce, Italy ...

Azerbaijani Deputy Premier meets Chairman of Ingush Government

10.07.2013 [16:23]
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov has met chairman of the Government (Prime Minister) of Ingushetia, Russia, Musa Chiliyev. Mr. Sharifov praised steadily developing relations between Azerbaijan and Ingushetia. Musa Chiliyev said Azerbaijan was rapidly developing. ...

Andorra to run hotels of first summer & winter tourism complex in Azerbaijan

10.07.2013 [15:52]
Shahdagh, the only summer & winter tourist complex of Azerbaijan, has transferred management of its hotels to Andorran company PGI Management for a 3 year term. From November 2012 to May 2013 PGI managed the technical maintenance of complex ...

Delegation of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economic Development visits China

10.07.2013 [15:47]
A delegation of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economic Development led by deputy minister Niyazi Safarov has visited Xinjiang (Sinjan) Uighur district of China. The Azerbaijani delegation will attend the 2nd meeting of the working group on trade and economic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. ...

Head of SOCAR's department meets French Ambassador

10.07.2013 [15:10]
Head of SOCAR's Training, Education and Certification Department Fuad Suleymanov has met French ambassador Pascal Meunier. Mr. Suleymanov briefed the ambassador on the activity of the training centres of SOCAR ...

Trades at BICEX

10.07.2013 [14:43]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0.7834 AZN for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange (BICEX) on July 9. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7834 AZN at the morning session on US ...

Azerbaijan to face Bahrain in World Military Football Cup quarterfinal

10.07.2013 [13:51]
Azerbaijan will face Bahrain in the quarterfinal of the World Military ...

How Mexico got so fat and is now more obese than America

10.07.2013 [13:50]
America is no longer that world’s fattest major country on Earth. According to a United Nations report, Mexico are the new kings of the calories. The report blames Mexican's expanding waistlines on a combination of rising incomes and rampant consumption. With almost 50 percent of Mexico’s population considered poor, it is the ...

Azeri chess players vie for medals at World Summer Universiade

10.07.2013 [13:03]
Azerbaijani chess players are competing at the 27th World Summer Universiade in Kazan, Tatarstan. The Azeri squad includes Nijat Abbasov, Zaur Mammadov, Vasif Durarbayli, Bahruz Rzayev, Turkan Mammadyarova, Nargiz Umudova, Narmin Kazimova and Narmin Xalafova. ...

Azerbaijan`s Baku and Azchiken to compete in Georgian beach soccer tournament

10.07.2013 [13:02]
Azerbaijani football clubs Baku and Azchiken will vie for medals at the Ajaria Gold Cup international beach soccer tournament due in Georgia. The tournament will bring together Turkish Besiktas, Belarus BATE, Italian Udinese, Israeli Hapoel and Ukrainian Ternopil. ...

Iranian minister of youth and sports visits Azerbaijan

10.07.2013 [11:39]
Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mohammad Abbasi arrived in Baku to hold talks with Azerbaijani sports officials. He will visit the Alley of Honors to pay respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev, and also tour the Alley of Martyrs. ...

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

10.07.2013 [11:36]
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan from their positions in Agdam and Kokhanabi villages of Tovuz region, Gorgan and Ashaghi Abdulrahmanli villages of Fuzuli region, Shiklar and Kangarli villages of Agdam region, Tap Garagoyunlu village of Goranboy region, Giziloba village of Tartar region and ...

U.S. Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus now number 46

10.07.2013 [11:24]
The number of members of the Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus (CAC) in the U.S. House of US Representatives has reached 46. According to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Washington, Mark Medows from Northern Carolina, ...

Azerbaijani servicemen attending multinational introductory courses in Germany

10.07.2013 [11:19]
Representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are participating in a multinational introductory course in Sonthofen, Germany. According to Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry, the servicemen are attending the event under a ...

British Premier congratulates world Muslims on start of month of Ramadan

10.07.2013 [11:18]
Prime Minister of the Great Britain David Cameron has congratulated world Muslims on the start of the month of Ramadan. The message reads: “I`d like to send my sincere greetings to everyone observing the Holy month of Ramadan. ...

Azerbaijani servicemen to participate in Marine Training course in Turkey

10.07.2013 [11:17]
Representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will participate in the Open Maritime Training course to take place from July 13-August 6 in Istanbul, Turkey. Azerbaijani servicemen will participate in the course under an Azerbaijan-Turkey bilateral ...