Student conference kicks off at Azerbaijan Technical University
A scientific-technological conference for students has started at Azerbaijan Technical University. The event, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev, aims to introduce latest scientific achievements, as well as to increase the students` awareness ...
Coordination Council of Committee for CIS soldiers-internationalists to meet in Ukraine
On May 15-16, the Ukrainian city of Lviv will host a meeting of the Coordination Council of the Committee on the affairs of soldiers-internationalists under the Council of the Heads of Governments of CIS member countries. The statement came form the Organization's headquarters in Minsk, the capital of Belarus ...
Trades at BICEX
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0.7834 AZN for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange (BICEX) on May 1. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7834 AZN at the morning session on US currency ...
IFC expresses readiness to boost funding for energy projects in Azerbaijan
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has said it is open for any proposals from banks to increase funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Azerbaijan. According to IFC Resident Representative to Azerbaijan Aliya Azimova, the Corporation ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in the nameless hills of Ijevan and Gazakh regions, occupied Chayli and Giziloba villages of Tartar region, Yusifjanli and Sarijali villages of Agdam region, Ashagi Abdulrahmanli and Garakhanbayli villages of Fuzuli region and Tap Garagoyunlu village of Goranboy ...
Russian community in Azerbaijan turns 20
The Russian community in Azerbaijan has turned 20 years old. A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Russian community in Azerbaijan and the 90th jubilee of national leader Heydar Aliyev was held in a local school in Baku, whose principal is Nikolay Vasilchenko, one of the leaders of the Russian community ...
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Taxes launches E-signature Certificate Service Center
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Taxes has inaugurated Certificate Service Center for E-signatures. The center is launched in cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies and State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President ...
Azerbaijan University of Languages delegation visits UK
Rector of Azerbaijan University of Languages, professor Samad Seyidov is visiting the United Kingdom. Accompanied by a large entourage, Seyidov visited the University of Essex where he viewed the Albert Sloman Library ...
Some 6,351 athletes to compete in 19 sports in inaugural European Games in Baku
Some 6,351 athletes will contest medals in 19 sports in inaugural European Games to be held in Azerbaijan`s capital of Baku in 2015, Youth and Sport Minister Azad Rahimov has said. He spoke at the first meeting of the Coordination Committee for the inaugural European ...
Young Azerbaijani vocalist performs at Sanremo festival
Young Azerbaijani vocalist Yasin Hasanov has performed at the Sanremo music festival in Italy. At a press conference, Hasanov hailed his performance as a success. Mother of the young Azerbaijani singer Rena Hasanova said president of the International ...
BSEC member countries` NGO forum kicks off in Ankara
Forum of the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) has started in Ankara. The event brings together delegations from Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, ...
Tokyo governor issues `sincere apology`
Tokyo governor Naoki Inose offered a `sincere apology` on Tuesday for criticising rival candidate Istanbul in violation of IOC rules on the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. Inose, also chairman of the Tokyo bid committee, was quoted in the New York Times last ...
Second race of Tour d`Azerbaidjan starts
A second stage of ‘Tour d`Azerbaidjan’ marking the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev has today started from a brand new cycle park on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Having passed 185 km the peloton will finish the race in Ismayilli ...
Baku hosts conference on Credit Bureau
Baku has hosted a conference on Credit Bureau organized by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), IFC Azerbaijan-Central Asia Financial Markets Infrastructure Advisory Services Project, and Executive Committee for the establishment of the Azerbaijan credit bureau ...
Baku hosts conference on “Heydar Aliyev and Youth policy in Azerbaijan”
A conference titled “Heydar Aliyev and Youth policy in Azerbaijan” has today been held at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Azerbaijan. The conference was co-organized by the Academy of Public Administration under the ...
TEAS condemns inflammatory members of European Parliament visit to illegally-occupied Nagorno-Karabakh
The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has strongly condemned a visit to the Nagorno-Karabakh on 26 April 2013 by several members of the European Parliament (MEPs). TEAS regarded this provocative visit as detrimental to the peace process, since it undermines the work of the OSCE Minsk Group, which calls on ...
UNHRC Universal Periodic Review Working Group holds interactive dialogue on Azerbaijan
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group has held an interactive dialogue on Azerbaijan within its 16th session. According to Azerbaijan`s Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office, the meeting ...
Istanbul Turkey`s tourism honeypot
With more than 5,000 rooms currently in the development pipeline, Istanbul is one of the fastest growing tourism markets according to a report by STR Global. “If we look at the number of pipeline rooms as a percentage of existing inventory, we can ...
Greeks stage 24-hour anti-austerity general strike
A general strike against tough austerity measures is under way in Greece, with trade unions calling for "mass mobilisation" of protesters. The 24-hour action is expected to severely disrupt public services, including transport and hospitals ...
Azerbaijan to host Orienteering Open Cup dedicated to 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev
The Orienteering Open Cup marking the 90th anniversary of national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev will be held in Nabran next week. A press conference on the occasion of the tournament was held in Baku involving president of the country`s Orienteering Federation Mirali Kazimov and Ukrainian ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko ...
Belarus National Library to host conference on national leader Heydar Aliyev
A conference dedicated to national leader Heydar Aliyev`s 90th jubilee will kick off in Belarus National Library on Friday. Chairman of Azerbaijani Parliament`s economic policy committee Ziyad Samadzade will ...
Minsk hosts conference on 90th anniversary of Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev
A conference dedicated to national leader Heydar Aliyev has been held in the Center of the Azerbaijani Language and Culture at the Belarus State Pedagogical University after Maxim Tank ...
Junior Azerbaijani universal fighters rank 3rd in European championship
The junior Azerbaijan universal fighting team have finished 3rd in the medal table of the European championship in Ilyichevsk, Ukraine. In the under 12-13 age group, Fatma Aghayeva and Aygun Mammadova garnered silver and bronze medals respectively in the girl`s 28kg weight category ...
Azerbaijani, world football veterans draw in friendly
Azerbaijani football veterans have been held to a 3-3 draw by world veterans in a friendly marking the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev. The Azerbaijani veterans` goals came from Vali Gasimov (2), and Samir Alakbarov. Archil ...
Latin America threatened with cancer epidemic
Latin America faces a cancer epidemic, scientists warned as they pressed for urgent action to reduce tobacco use and obesity and allocate more resources to control the disease. The researchers spoke at the Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG) 2013 ...