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Azerbaijani President congratulates Turkish Premier on Republic Day

29.10.2012 [22:11]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the country`s public holiday- the Republic Day ...

President Ilham Aliyev offers Republic Day greetings to Turkish counterpart

29.10.2012 [21:50]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Turkish President Abdullah Gul as his country celebrates the Republic Day. The Head of State noted the Azerbaijan-Turkey unity, alliance and partnership, which come from unanimous will of the two countries` people, was a vivid evidence of the fraternal ...

Baku hosts International Youth Forum

29.10.2012 [20:37]
On October 29 International Youth Forum “Youth Cooperation beyond Borders” organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Youth Foundation and European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture kicked off in Baku. Some 100 representatives of 40 youth organizations from different countries attend the ...

Livescribe launches Sky wireless smartpen that syncs with Evernote

29.10.2012 [20:25]
Livescribe keeps making its smartpens smarter. The company has created a pen that can capture writing, record audio, and then wirelessly transfer the captured data to a smartphone, tablet, or Evernote note-taking software on a PC. By doing so, the company makes it a lot easier to make use of and share notes from ...

EMIN ranks at No. 17 on US Billboard Chart

29.10.2012 [19:22]
EMIN’s (Emin Agalarov`s) debut single “Baby Get Higher” in the US, ranks at No. 17 on the Billboard Hot Singles Chart this week. After a week of successful media promotion the US have welcomed EMIN with open arms. EMIN’s returns next month to promote the release of his album “After the Thunder”. EMIN, a star in both Azerbaijan and Russia, and a rising star in the UK, where his second ...

Meat of cattle sacrificed on Eid al-Adha distributed among 30,000 poor people in Pakistan at initiative of Azerbaijan`s first lady

29.10.2012 [19:07]
Some 250 heads of cattle were slaughtered in Lakki Marwat Tribal Area and 100 in Paraka-ho, Saidpur and Haripur villages of Punjab province of Pakistan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and distributed among 30,000 poor people at the initiative of Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO ...

Azerbaijani President receives former Romanian Premier

29.10.2012 [19:06]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received former Prime Minister of Romania, head and founder of Center-Right Civic Initiative Mihai Razvan Ungureanu. During the meeting, they praised development of relations between Azerbaijan and ...

Presidential press service informs

29.10.2012 [19:01]
On October 29, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a telephone call to Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul. The Head of State congratulated Abdullah Gul on his birthday and on the occasion of the public holiday of Turkey – the Republic Day, wished him robust health and successes in his ...

Further priorities of Justice for Khojaly campaign discussed in Austria

29.10.2012 [18:55]
The Vienna Forum of Azerbaijani students at European universities have discussed the plan of action under “Justice for Khojaly” international awareness campaign in Austria. The event brought together about 100 Azerbaijani students, as well as the country`s ...

Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress makes statement on commissioning of Khojaly airport

29.10.2012 [18:52]
The Amsterdam-based Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress (BAC) has issued a statement concerning the Armenia’s intentions to open an airport in Khojaly, the town in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, which is under the Armenian occupation. According to the document, “The Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress supports the Azerbaijani ...

Azeri PM meets head of Russia`s Karachay-Cherkessia Republic

29.10.2012 [18:30]
Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade has met Rashid Temrezov, the head of the Karachay-Cherkessia Republic of the Russian Federation. They spoke of Azerbaijan-Karachay-Cherkessia relations, calling them friendly. ...

South Africa hosts concert on 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan

29.10.2012 [18:29]
A concert dedicated to the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and South Africa and the 870th anniversary of great Azeri poet Nizami Ganjavi was held at the Pretoria University ...

Superstorm bears down on US East Coast as residents flee threat of wall of water

29.10.2012 [18:21]
Forecasters warned that the New York City region could face the worst of Hurricane Sandy as it bore down on the U.S. East Coast’s largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of financial markets and mass transit, sending coastal ...

To His Excellency Mr. Abdullah Gul, the President of the Republic of Turkey

29.10.2012 [18:20]
Distinguished Mr. President, Dear brother, On my own behalf and on behalf of the Azerbaijani people, I sincerely congratulate you ...

International seminar "Transfer of innovative technologies: marketing and conclusions of contracts" wraps up in Baku

29.10.2012 [18:08]
International seminar "Transfer of innovative technologies: marketing and conclusions of contracts" has ended in Baku. The event heard reports by researchers and experts from Azerbaijan, the USA, Canada, Israel, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and Belarus. ...

UBS Said to Plan 10,000 Job Cuts, Investment Bank Shrinks

29.10.2012 [17:30]
UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland’s largest bank, will cut as many as 10,000 jobs companywide as the trading business shrinks, a person with knowledge of the plan said. A tram passes the headquarters of UBS AG bank in Zurich, Switzerland. A tram passes the headquarters of UBS AG bank in Zurich, Switzerland. ...

Ancient tsunami devastated Lake Geneva shoreline

29.10.2012 [17:29]
In ad 563, more than a century after the Romans gave up control of what is now Geneva, Switzerland, a deadly tsunami on Lake Geneva poured over the city walls. Originating from a rock fall where the River Rhône enters at the opposite end of the lake to Geneva, the tsunami destroyed surrounding villages, people ...

Driving Licence not be part of Emirates ID card

29.10.2012 [17:27]
The Emirates Identity card will not include the UAE driver`s licence, according to Maj. Gen. Mohammed Saif Al Zaffin, Director-General of Dubai Traffic Police. He said there are difficulties in replacing the card with Emirates ID card because the driving licence is issued for a particular purpose which allows a person to drive a car, ...

One-handed boxer set to make pro debut

29.10.2012 [16:38]
Born without a right hand, Costantino is probably the only singular-fisted fighter in the sport’s history. In place of his right hand is a narrow, angular nub that protrudes from his arm. It’s where his trainer fastens the hand wraps ...

3rd international congress of Azerbaijani cardiologists due in Tabriz, Iran

29.10.2012 [15:05]
The 3rd international scientific congress of Azerbaijani cardiologists will be arranged in Tabriz, Iran, this week. The event will bring together scientists from 15 countries ...

Hobbit stamps and money are coming to New Zealand

29.10.2012 [15:00]
New Zealand`s currency is about to get 100% more Hobbit on it. While New Zealand isn`t Middle Earth, it does play it in the movies — with starring roles in the film version of J.R.R. Tolkien`s The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the forthcoming ...

Azerbaijan to perform third in Junior Eurovision 2012

29.10.2012 [14:58]
The draw has been cast among the countries participating in the Junior Eurovision 2012 international song contest in Amsterdam. According to the official website of Junior Eurovision-2012, by results of the draw Azerbaijan will perform No 3 in the contest`s final. Azeri representatives Omar Sultanov and Suada ...