‘Fight against domestic violence is a component part of state policy’
The State Committee for Family, Woman and Children Problems together with other governmental bodies is carrying out large-scale activity to fight against domestic violence, and this is a component part of state policy, HIjran ...
“Ideas for IDEA” project contest held
PwC Talents Club, a project of PwC Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the IDEA - International Dialogue for Environmental Action has held the "Ideas for IDEA" project contest in IDEA Resource Center at the Academy of Public ...
Khoja screened in Kyrgyz language
Khoja, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Vahid Mustafayev, will be demonstrated in the Kyrgyz language. Popular poet Mukan Asanaliev translates the film, as if made to order by the ...
Azerbaijan America Alliance launches another Khojaly campaign
Azerbaijan- America Alliance has launched a new campaign towards introducing Khojaly genocide to the world community. As a part of the project, posters highlighting Khojaly genocide have been displayed ...
Red Cross celebrates 150th anniversary
The world`s oldest aid organization, the International Committee of the Red Cross, is marking its 150th anniversary. Since its inception, the ICRC has brought relief to the victims of war, bringing help to the destitute, visiting prisoners, uniting families ...
Alcohol sale to be banned in Egypt`s new suburbs
Two years after the Egyptian revolution that ousted an authoritarian regime, liberals are increasingly concerned that the ruling Islamists are out to curb personal freedoms and build a society in their own image. Alcohol, prohibited by most Islamic scholars, is one area where the new authorities are introducing controversial ...
Klaus signs bill enabling marijuana use for medical purposes
President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus has signed a bill enabling the use of marijuana for medical purposes, namely for the mitigation of some serious diseases´ symptoms, into law, Presidential Office spokesman Radim Ochvat has told CTK ...
Azerbaijan to join Colombo International Theatre Festival
A troupe of the Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators will attend the Colombo International Theatre Festival on March 27-April 4. Azerbaijani Honored Artist Shovgi Huseynov will perform “The Double Bass” mono play by Patrick Süskind in the festival organized by the International Association of Theatre for ...
Azerbaijani wrestlers win 5 medals in Plovdiv tournament
Azerbaijani female wrestlers have claimed a clutch of 5 medals, including 3 golds in the 51st International Tournament in memory of the famed Bulgarian wrestlers Dan Kolov and Nikola Petrov in Plovdiv. In women`s 51 kg weight category, Azerbaijani wrestler Patimat Bagomedova mounted ...
Azerbaijan, Turkey to discuss military cooperation
Azerbaijan`s Defense Minister, Colonel General Safar Abiyev has started a visit to Ankara on the invitation of Turkish Minister of National Defense Ismet Yilmaz to discuss intergovernmental military ...
Azeri chess coach to join memorial tournament in US
Head coach of the Azerbaijani national chess team Vladimir Tukmakov will participate in a tournament commemorating grand master Yuri Razuyev in the US. The tournament that will be held in Maryland this August will bring together Razuyev`s ...
Turkish cities host conferences on Khojaly massacre
Conferences marking the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide were arranged in Kars and Iğdır cities of Turkey. The conference held in Kars saw speeches by deputy of the Milli Majlis Aydin Mirzazade ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Shikhlar village of Agdam region, Garakhanbayli, Ashagi Seyidahmadli villages of Fuzuli region, Chilaburt village of Tartar region, Tap Garagoyunlu village of Goranboy region and ...
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 $1.45 to stand at $95.86. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) decreased $0.34 to trade at ...
Project of socio-economic empowerment and gender education for women - victims of domestic violence in Azerbaijan presented
A project of socio-economic empowerment and gender education for women – victims of domestic violence in Azerbaijan has been presented. The project was initiated by State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of ...
International boxing tournament wraps up in Astana
An international boxing tournament has ended in Astana. Kazakh boxers topped the table of the tournament. Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine ended 2nd, 3rd and 4th ...
Azerspace-1 to reach orbit by February 19
Azerbaijan`s first communications satellite Azerspace/Africasat-1a will reach its orbital position on February 19, Azercosmos has said. Azerspace-1 was launched from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou in French Guiana February ...
Azerbaijani Neftchi and Garabagh 226th and 227th in IFFHS rankings
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has announced its updated rankings of best clubs for February 2013, in which Azerbaijani Neftchi and Garabagh ranked 226th and 227th respectively. Other Azeri clubs, including Baki, Inter and Khazar Lankaran ranked 270th, 294th and 322nd respectively. ...
Khojaly genocide to be commemorated in the Hague
Representatives of the Azerbaijani and Turkish diasporas in the Netherlands will organize a commemorative event marking the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide in the Hague. The event, to be arranged by the Association of Dutch friends of Azerbaijan, Union of ...
Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan: Russia makes every effort towards settling Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
“Russia makes every possible effort towards settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” said Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Vladimir Dorokhin. Dorokhin noted Russia still co-chaired OSCE Minsk group which remained one of the main tools for fair settlement of the conflict. ...
Azerbaijani Culture Days to be held in Kuwait
Azerbaijani Culture Days will be held in Kuwait on February 18-23. An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Adalat Valiyev will visit Kuwait to participate in the events. The delegation will include Farhad Badalbeyli, Rector of Baku Music Academy, as well as ...
Azerbaijan, South Africa discuss prospects for cooperation
Azerbaijan`s ambassador to the South African Republic Elkhan Polukhov has met chairman of the country`s Parliamentary Trade and Industry Committee Joanmarie Fubbs to discuss prospects for developing the bilateral relations. ...
Professor of US` Georgia State University visits Azerbaijan University
Professor of Georgia State University of the U.S. Tad D. Ransopher has visited Azerbaijan University. He met rector of the University Eldar Gahramanov to discuss a range of issues including experience exchange and joint certificate programs between the two higher schools. ...
German “Neues Deutschland” newspaper publishes article on Armenia`s aggression against Azerbaijan
Germany-based “Neues Deutschland” newspaper has published an article “The wounded and suffered.” The article deals with the plight of those driven out of their homes as a result of Armenia`s aggression against Azerbaijan. The article says though the Council of Europe, European Parliament, OSCE and UN Security ...
Presentation of platinum pen award on 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev held in Baku
Chingiz Mustafayev Foundation, VMF Group of Companies of ANS and “Caran d`Ache” Company have today held a presentation of a limited edition of platinum pen award marking the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev titled “…Azerbaijani” ...