Odlar Yurdu University hosts “Azerbaijan – 2020: vision for future” international conference
“Azerbaijan – 2020: vision for future” international conference marking the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev has kicked off at Odlar Yurdu University. Addressing the event, the university`s rector Ahmed Veliyev said the heritage of the national leader became a subject of international scientific researches. ...
Baku Creative Center to present book on late young artist
A book dedicated to late young painter Jeyhun Hamzayev will be presented at the Baku Creative Center. The idea to make the book, titled “The lights of the extinguishable fire”, belongs to the ...
Croatia Airlines cancels flights after cabin crew call in sick
Croatia Airlines CEO Kresimir Kucko said on Wednesday that the airline had to cancel 10 international and three domestic flights because 25 per cent of its cabin crew staff were on sick leave, announcing an investigation. "Yesterday and today 40 cabin crew members, or 25 per cent of the staff, took sick leave, ...
Azerbaijan attends 10th International symposium and equipment Exhibition in Croatia
Azerbaijan`s National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) Operations Manager Samir Poladov has participated in the 10th international symposium and equipment exhibition in Sibenik, Croatia. The symposium drew the largest number of participants to date, two hundred of from 36 ...
Shah Deniz begins evaluating binding transportation bids
The Shah Deniz consortium has begun evaluating binding transportation offers from the two pipeline consortia offering to carry gas from the Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan into Europe. This represents another important milestone in the realization of the Southern Gas Corridor. The two consortia, Nabucco Gas Pipeline ...
BTC transports more than 1.8 million tons of oil in April, 2013
The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline transported 1,830,246 tons of Azerbaijan`s oil in April, 2013. According to SOCAR, in January-April, 6,417,159 tons of oil was exported through the ...
Military Prosecutor`s Office opens new administrative building
Azerbaijan Military Prosecutor`s Office has today inaugurated its new administrative building in a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev. Prosecutor General Zakir Garalov, deputy dead of the Presidential Administration Vahid ...
Italy investigates racist slurs against first black minister
The Italian government ordered an investigation on Wednesday into slurs on right-wing websites against the country`s first black minister, a case that has put Italy`s racial problems back in the spotlight. Cecile Kyenge, an eye doctor and Congo-born Italian citizen, was named integration minister in the new government of Prime Minister Enrico Letta last Saturday. She is one ...
IBM creates world`s smallest movie using atoms
Researchers at IBM have created the world`s smallest stop-motion movie using atoms. The movie titled `A Boy and His Atom` has been made using a scanning tunnelling microscope to move thousands of carbon monoxide molecules repeatedly rearranged to ...
Democratic Azerbaijan’s World Party urges European Parliament to take strict stance on MPs who violated norms and principles of international law
The Democratic Azerbaijan World Party (DAWP) has demands the European Parliament to take a firm attitude towards MPs who violated norms and principles of international law by visiting Nagorno-Karabakh region circumventing ...
Azerbaijani President receives BP Group Chief Executive
President Ilham Aliyev receives credentials of incoming Pakistani ambassador
"Competitive intelligence: modern methods and technologies" business workshop due in Baku
Express Consulting Group will arrange "Competitive intelligence: modern methods and technologies" business workshop in Baku late May. The event will feature presentation of works by Michael Porter, Professor at Harvard Business School, and Jan Herring, founder of the Society of Competitive Intelligence ...
Press conference on 10th anniversary of Interfax-Azerbaijan held in Baku
Baku has today hosted a press conference to mark the 10th anniversary of establishment of Interfax-Azerbaijan information agency. Addressing the event, head of the socio-political issues unit of Presidential Administration ...
Azerbaijani President receives BP Group Chief Executive VIDEO
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received Group Chief Executive of BP Robert Dudley. They noted Azerbaijan and BP enjoyed long-term successful cooperation. The Azerbaijani President and the BP Group Chief Executive hailed the Azerbaijan-BP ...
Azerbaijani President receives European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy VIDEO
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule ...
President Ilham Aliyev receives credentials of incoming Pakistani ambassador VIDEO
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today accepted credentials of newly appointed ambassador of Pakistan Ikramullah Mehsud. The Ambassador passed along a ceremonial guard of honor. The Azerbaijani President had a conversation with the diplomat. The Head of State praised development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and ...
Afghan civil servants to be trained in Azerbaijan
Afghanistan`s Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission`s delegation has visited Azerbaijan as part of a joint project of Civil Service Commission under the President of Azerbaijan and United Nations Development Programme. They met chairman of the Civil Service Commission of Azerbaijan Bahram Khalilov ...
Baku hosts presentation on Istanbul Shopping Festival
The Istanbul Shopping Festival has been presented in Baku. The presentation was attended by Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Istanbul Shopping Festival Vahab Kucuk, and member of the committee Huseyn Dogan, as well as Turkish embassy`s Counsellor for Cultural Affairs Seyit Ahmet Arslan and Azerbaijani cultural ...
Azerbaijan may invite European tennis coach
President of Azerbaijan`s Table Tennis Federation Ismat Abasov has said the country may invite a coach from one of the European countries. Abasov, who is also the minister of agriculture, met Secretary General of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Jeanny Dom and Competition Manager Roman ...
No threat found in suspicious vehicle at Gatwick
An investigation is under way in a bid to trace two men who entered a Gatwick Airport car park in an untaxed, uninsured, unregistered van and disappeared, sparking a major alert. The occupants of the blue Renault van were seen to push up a barrier to gain access and ...
Astana hosts conference to mark 90th jubilee of national leader Heydar Aliyev
Azerbaijan Embassy in Kazakhstan and SOCAR have co-organized a conference to mark the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev at Rixos Hotel. The event brought together government officials and parliamentarians from Kazakhstan, ambassadors, representatives of international organizations, activists of Azerbaijani ...
Azerbaijani, Latvian companies ink MoU on cooperation in biometric system application
Azerbaijan`s “Ultra” and Latvian “DPA” companies have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see them build cooperation in applying biometric systems. Under the memorandum, the two companies will exchange experience in providing biometric ...
Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina to attend South Caucasus Forum in Baku
Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Ismail Serageldin will visit Azerbaijan today to attend the forthcoming South Caucasus Forum. According to the Azerbaijan State Committee for Work with Diaspora, Serageldin will be accompanied by Egyptian scientists, intellectuals and politicians ...
Delegation of European Conservatives and Reformists group in European Parliament visits Alley of Honors and Alley of Martyrs
A delegation of the European Conservatives and Reformists political group in the European Parliament has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay flowers at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev ...