Saudi Fund for Development to allocate $35 mln to restoration of Khirdalan`s water supply
An Azerbaijani delegation headed by deputy chairman of “Azersu” OJSC for foreign investments Ilgar Tagiyev has paid an official visit to Ar-Riyadh to hold discussions with the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) on the project “Credit Agreement on reconstruction and expansion of water supply and sewerage ...
Exhibition on Khojaly massacre to be launched at Baku-Berlin Art Gallery
An exhibition called “Khojaly genocide through the eyes of young painters” will open in the Baku-Berlin Art Gallery on Sunday. The event will be co-organized by the World Azerbaijanis Youth Union, the Union of Artists, the State Academy of Fine Arts and the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts ...
BBC Adapting Tolstoy `War and Peace` Mini-Series, Slated for 2015
The BBC has commissioned a six part mini-series adaptation of Leo Tolstoy`s "War and Peace." The script will be adapted by Andrew Davies, whose credits include 1990`s original "House of Cards." Davies states calls "War and Peace" a "thrilling, funny and heartbreaking story of love, war and family life ...
Khojaly genocide to be commemorated in Tabriz
Azerbaijan`s Consulate General in Tabriz will hold an event to mark the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The event will be attended by Iranian officials, public figures of Tabriz and media chiefs. A film and photo exhibition on the Khojaly massacre will be demonstrated, as well as DVDs ...
Series of events on Khojaly tragedy to be held in Turkey
Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Turkey will arrange a series of events to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly massacre. Kızılcahamam district of Ankara Province, as well as at the Firat University, Turkish Flight Academy, Gazi University and National Police Academy will host the conferences and ...
Azerbaijan America Alliance launches Khojaly public awareness campaign
A national public awareness campaign has been launched by the Azerbaijan America Alliance to educate Americans about the massacre of 613 innocent Azeri civilians by Armenian soldiers 21 years ago in the village of Khojaly, located in the western Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh. ...
About 2 bln cbm of gas transported via main pipelines in January 2013
Nearly 2 bln cbm of gas were transported via main pipelines in Azerbaijan to the world market in January, up 4,9 % compared with the same period in 2012. According to the State Statistics Committee, some 18.4% of this volume were transported ...
Azerbaijani oil scientists start training of Kazakh colleagues
Specialists of the Institute of Geology of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (AMEA) will deliver lectures to young scientists of Kazakhstan. Employees of the Caspian State University of Technology and Engineering named after Sh. Yesenov will undergo 5-months job training in different directions of petroleum science ...
Azeri Greco-Roman wrestlers finish 7th in World Cup in Iran
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished 7th in the World Cup in Tehran, Iran. The competition brought together Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, the Korean Republic and Armenia ...
Blackboard Inc. delegation visits Azerbaijan State Economic University
Regional Sales Manager of Blackboard Inc. Tony Lteif and international product marketing manager Paul Grist have visited Azerbaijan State Economic University where they met rector Shamsaddin Hajiyev ...
Collection of articles on Khojaly genocide by Azerbaijani and Turkish scientists to be issued
A collection of articles on the Khojaly genocide by Azerbaijani and Turkish scientists will be issued at the Dogu Research Center of the Firat (Euphrates) University of Turkey at the initiative of “Support for youth scientific researches” Social ...
Energy Systems Lab opened in Azerbaijan Technical University
An energy systems laboratory has today opened at the Azerbaijan Technical University at the initiative of Araz Energy Company, which is a strategic partner of the US GE Digital Energy-Power Quality and ETAP electrical ...
Baku to host meeting of Eurasian Regional Committee of World Turkish Business Council
Baku will host a meeting of Eurasian Regional Committee of the World Turkish Business Council under Turkey`s Foreign Economic Relations Board on February 22. Turkish businessmen working in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Georgia and ...
Russian scientists locate meteorite fragments
Russia`s Ria Novosti news agency has reported that Russian scientists have located fragments from the meteor that broke up dramatically over Chelyabinsk on Friday. The area, about 900 miles east of Moscow, is home to factories, a nuclear power plant and an atomic waste storage centre. The shockwave blew out ...
Azerbaijan, EU discuss energy cooperation
Azerbaijan and the European Union (EU) have discussed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on energy cooperation in Baku. Speaking to the event, senior official at Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Industry and Energy Rasim Mammadov spoke of the country`s achievements in energy sector. ...
Azerbaijani businessmen to attend Tataristan investment forum
Azerbaijani businessmen are invited the Kama Investment Forum 2013 which kicks off in Naberezhye Chelny, Tatarstan`s second largest city. Organized by the Tatarstan Investment Development Agency on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, the forum will serve as an important platform for developing ...
2013 marks 73rd Anniversary of Tom and Jerry`s debut
Today is the 73rd anniversary of Tom and Jerry cartoon`s debut. Tom and Jerry is a series of theatrical animated cartoon films created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, centering on a rivalry between a cat (Tom) and a mouse (Jerry) whose chases involved comic violence. ...
Azerbaijani ambassador meets mayor of Finland`s Rovaniemi city
As a part of his visit to the Northern region of Finland, Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Sweden, Norway and Finland Rafael Ibrahimov has met today a mayor of Rovaniemi city of Lapland province Esko Lotvonen. The diplomat informed the mayor about Azerbaijan, its history, rich cultural heritage and economic progress. ...
Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates discuss economic relationship
As part of his official trip to the United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan`s minister of foreign affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met his counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The two discussed ways of boosting economic relationship and promoting joint investment ...
Several provisions to be developed in field of gas and electricity supply
The Ministry of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan will develop provisions for the application of new regulations in the field of gas and electricity supply, the Ministry official Ibrahim Agayev told media in Baku ...
Baku hosts discussions on small farm enterprises in Azerbaijan
Baku has today hosted discussions on the work done within the Sunrise project over last 2 years. The project is being implemented by the Oxfam International organization together with the Unilever transnational company ...
Azerbaijan`s Taxes Minister meets IOTA officials
Azerbaijan`s Taxes Minister Fazil Mammadov has today met President of Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA) Samuel Tanner and Executive Secretary Miklós Kok. They discussed prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and IOTA. ...
Victims of Khojaly genocide to be remembered in Istanbul
Turkey-Azerbaijan Circle will organize a panel and photo exhibition under the title “1992: the Khojaly tragedy” in Istanbul on 24 February to commemorate victims of the Khojaly genocide. The event will be joined by Azerbaijani and Turkish parliamentarians and officials ...
Leonid Slutsky: “We can`t leave settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to our children and grandchildren”
“The Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must be resolved by our generation. We can`t leave this problem to our children and grandchildren,” head of Russian State Duma`s committee on CIS Leonid Slutsky said ...
EU official: ‘In terms of energy cooperation between Azerbaijan and EU, this year can be considered important’
In terms of the expansion of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union (EU) in the energy sector, this year can be considered a very important, European Commission Head of Unit for International Relations and Enlargement at the Directorate General for Energy Paula Abreu Marques said Wednesday ...