AZAL introduces special tariffs for flights to Tbilisi
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL has announced the introduction of special economy class fares for Baku-Tbilisi/Tbilisi-Baku flights costing 120 euros from February 12 ...
Azeri Speaker attends conference of ECO Parliamentary Union in Pakistan
Milli Majlis chairman Ogtay Asadov has participated in the 1st conference of the Parliamentary Union of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Pakistan ...
Five killed as plane crash-lands in eastern Ukraine
At least five people were killed when a plane carrying football fans attempted an emergency landing and caught fire in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The Antonov AN-24 plane was on an internal charter flight from the Black Sea resort of Odessa, with more than 40 people on board. ...
Kuwaiti Deputy Premier views “Baku White City” project
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has viewed “Baku White City” project. He was told about the “Baku White City” project. The Deputy Premier was informed that the Black City area was located directly at the centre ...
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 February 13. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7834 AZN at the morning session on US currency in the BEST (Bourse E-system of trades). ...
French Teachers Protest Additional Half-Day of Class
Following the introduction of Francois Hollande’s plan to reform the French education system last month, elementary school teachers across France went on strike Tuesday February 12 to protest the additional half-day of school that the reform would implement, making a 4 day-week system a 4.5-day system. This is the third ...
Latvian futsal team beat Moldova in Baku tournament
Latvia have defeated Moldova 2-0 in the second round of the 6th Baku International Futsal Tournament. The goals came from Maxim Sens and Alexander Jukovs. The 6th Baku tournament brings together Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan-2, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Belarus and Moldova. ...
Azerbaijan-Kuwait Intergovernmental Commission for Cooperation holds second meeting in Baku
The Azerbaijan-Kuwait Intergovernmental Commission for Cooperation has today held its second meeting in Baku. The co-chairs of the commission are Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah ...
Azeri delegation attends annual conference of Association of Test Publishers
A delegation of Azerbaijan`s State Students Admission Commission has participated in the 31st annual conference of the Association of Test Publishers in Fort Lauderdale, the US ...
EU resumes 250 million euro aid package to Mali
The European Union on Tuesday said it would resume aid worth up to 250 million euros for Mali as authorities move to restore democracy in the beleaguered West African nation. A quarter of a billion euros of EU funds earmarked for Mali were frozen ...
Baku hosts meeting of ECO heads of blood transfusion institutions
Heads of blood transfusion institutions of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries have come together in Azerbaijan`s capital for their 3rd meeting ...
Minister: Some 537 km of highways and rural roads were constructed or repaired last year
“Some 537 km of local highways and rural roads were constructed or repaired last year,” economic development minister Shahin Mustafayev told a conference on the outcomes of the 4th year of implementation of “The State Program on ...
Oil prices fall in world market
On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has fallen $0.50 to stand at $97.01. A barrel of British Brent crude oil sold for $118.72 at the London ICE. According to the Department of Marketing and Economic Operations of Azerbaijan`s State Oil Company, the price for Azeri Light crude oil increased $0.49 to stand at $120.86. ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Garagashli and Shirvanli villages of Agdam region and nameless hills of Fuzuli region on February 13-14 ...
Executive Council of Eurasian Silk Way Universities Consortium convenes in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has hosted a meeting of the Executive Council of the Eurasian Silk Way Universities Consortium bringing together scientists, education experts and government officials from member states, including ...
Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes
Deputy Prime Minister of Kuwait, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheykh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of Azerbaijan`s national leader, founder and architect of modern ...
Azerbaijan`s oil accounts for 30-40 % of energy resources of some European countries, President
Baku, February 14 (AzerTAc). Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has said the country`s oil accounts for 30% or 40 % of energy resources of some European countries. Speaking to a conference on results of the fourth year of implementation of the ...
Series of events commemorating Khojaly massacre to be held in Kyrgyzstan
Azerbaijan`s Embassy will hold a series of events to mark the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly massacre. Azerbaijani ambassador Hidayat Orujov will address the events to provide an insight into ...
Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister visits National Flag Square in Baku
Deputy Prime Minister of Kuwait, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheykh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has today visited the National Flag Square in Azerbaijan`s capital, Baku. The deputy PM was told that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an Order on ...
Who will be the next pope?
With Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, speculation about who might succeed him when the conclave meets in March has begun. Any baptised Roman Catholic male is eligible for election as pope, but only cardinals have been selected since 1378. Among those who have been mentioned as potential successors are the following ...
Azerbaijani chess players succeeding in Aeroflot Open 2013 International Tournament
Azerbaijani chess players are successfully competing in a chess tournament “Aeroflot OPEN — 2013” dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the leading Russian airline company, starting from February 11 till 18 in Moscow. In qualifying rapid tournament, Azerbaijani chess player Rauf Mammadov scored 4 points ...
Azerbaijan, Russia mull cooperation in migration sphere
Azerbaijan and Russia have explored ways of developing cooperation in the field of migration as head of the State Migration Service Firudin Nabiev met Russian Ambassador Vladimir Dorokhin. Nabiyev briefed the Russian ambassador ...
Youth of European People`s Party calls on EU states to urge Armenia to end occupation of Azerbaijan`s lands
The Council of Youth of the European People`s Party (YEPP) has called on EU states to urge Armenia to put an end to the occupation of Azerbaijan`s lands as it convened in Tirana for its first meeting in 2013. A resolution on energy security adopted at the meeting condemns Armenia`s occupation ...
Parliament Speaker: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to relations with Kuwait
Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov has said Azerbaijan puts special emphasis on its relationship with Kuwait as he met the Arab country`s deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Asadov stressed the importance of reciprocal visits and meetings, saying “they contribute ...
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Premier meets SOS-Kinderdorf International president
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov has today met President of SOS-Kinderdorf International (SOS Children's Villages International) Siddhartha Kaul on the sidelines of a meeting of Board of Directors of SOS Children's Villages ...