Ancient languages reconstructable thanks to new computer algorithm
A new method has been created that allows protolanguages to be reconstructed, to a degree, by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Berkeley. An effective new computer system the has been created to recreate the ancient root languages that modern languages have descended from ...
Azerbaijan, Israel discuss health cooperation
Azerbaijan and Israel have explored ways of developing cooperation between health authorities as minister Ogtay Shiraliyev met a visiting Israeli delegation ...
Azerbaijan to attend 3rd Russia & CIS Executive Summit Downstream Oil and Gas in Dubai
Azerbaijan will attend the 3rd Russia & CIS Executive Summit: Downstream Oil & Gas summit to take place in Dubai February 21. According to the Euro Petroleum Consultants, the event will gather over 200 top executives involved in developing the strategy for their companies and shaping ...
Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister meets WTO counsellor
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev has met counsellor of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) on legal issues Jacklin Digal. Garayev highlighted major priorities of Azerbaijan`s tourism policy. Dugal will assist the country in making a new draft law on tourism ...
France Telecom-Orange deploy world`s first live 400 Gbps per wavelength optical link
France Telecom-Orange and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) today announced the deployment of the world`s first optical link offering a capacity of 400 Gigabits per second (Gbps) per wavelength in a live network. Following a successful field trial, a 400 Gbps wavelength optical link is now operational between Paris ...
Azeri U-17s to play Israel, Greece and Malta
Azerbaijan`s Under-17 football team will face Israel, Greece and Malta as they join UEFA Development Tournament in Chalkida in Greece in March. On March 14, Azerbaijan will play Israel, while on March 15 and 17 they will take on Greece and Malta respectively ...
Azeri FC Garadagh Lokbatan beat Austrian Landorf
Azerbaijani football club Garadagh Lokbatan have defeated Austrian FC Landorf 3-0 as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey. The goals came from Rufat Mammadov (2) and Novruz Alakbarov ...
6th International futsal tournament starts in Baku
The 6th Baku International futsal tournament has kicked off in Azerbaijan`s capital. The tournament brings together national teams of Azerbaijan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Latvia and Belarus ...
Azeri female wrestlers to vie for medals at Plovdiv international tournament
Azerbaijani women wrestlers will compete in an annual international tournament due to start in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, this weekend. Azerbaijan`s squad will include ten wrestlers, including Patimat Bagomedova and Shafag Muradzade weighting in at 48 kg, Angela Dorogan at 51 kg, Irina Netreba ...
BTC transports over 2.5 m t of Azerbaijani oil in January
The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) export pipeline transported 2,577,193 tons of Azerbaijan oil in January. According to SOCAR, the pipeline shipped 208,029,007 tons of crude since the start-up till February ...
Eurozone tackles Cyprus bailout, euro gains
Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem began his first eurozone meeting in the chair Monday, taking up a difficult debt bailout for Cyprus amid concerns that recent gains in the euro could further dampen the struggling economy. “It might be a subject at the Eurogroup meeting, quite right,” Dijsselbloem ...
Azeri futsal players destroy Latvia 6-1
Azerbaijani national team have thrashed Latvia 6-1 in their opener at the 6th Baku international futsal tournament. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Vitaly Borisov (2), Melo, Namig Mammadkarimov ...
Azerbaijani Transport Ministry to discuss schedule for completion of Georgian section of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway
A delegation of the Azerbaijani Transport Ministry will visit Georgia to discuss completing the Georgian Marabda-Kartsakhi section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Azerbaijani Minister of Transportation Ziya Mammadov told media on Tuesday ...
Ukraine International Airlines launches Kiev-Baku-Kiev flight
Ukraine International Airlines has said it is starting direct flights on Kiev-Baku-Kiev route. The first flight will be carried out February 13. The Kiev-Baku-Kiev flight will be operated by Boeing-737 ...
IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics
IOC leaders have dropped wrestling from the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic programme. The IOC executive board decided on Tuesday to retain modern pentathlon - the event considered most at risk - and remove wrestling instead from its list of core sports ...
Messi enters Spanish dictionary with "Inmessionante"
There are several judges of whether a player can be considered one of the greats. Awards, statues, titles and accolades are some, but has any other player made it into the dictionary ...
Azerbaijan to join international children`s festival in Turkey
Tabassum (Smile) dance band under the Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre will participate in the 35th international children festival in Izmir, Turkey, in April ...
Rio De Janeiro Carnival 2013 takes over city
Rio de Janeiro`s carnival, arguably the least-inhibited street party in the world, begins with Rio`s mayor presenting King Momo, the carnival ruler, with the keys to the city. Carnival centers on the hard-fought competition between ...
Azerbaijan plans to deliver Shah Deniz gas to Europe in 2019, SOCAR Vice-President
“Azerbaijan plans to deliver Shah Deniz gas to Europe in 2019. The Shah Deniz partners will make the final investment decision in October, 2013,” vice president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) Elshad Nasirov has today said at a meeting of the Euronest PA Energy Committee in Baku ...
UK to host conference on role of Turkey and Azerbaijan in ensuring Europe`s energy security
Network of Students (NOS) and Azerbaijani Students and Alumni International Forum (ASAIF) will hold a conference titled "Ensuring Energy Security of Europe: the Role of Turkey and Azerbaijan" in the House of Commons of Parliament. Department head of Azerbaijan`s Strategic Research Center Rovshan Ibrahimov will also join ...
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 11. 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) ...
Was Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda poisoned?
A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed in a probe into whether he died of cancer as commonly believed or was killed by agents serving Augusto Pinochet. The exhumation was announced Friday, February 8, by the foundation that manages his ...
Azerbaijan`s parliamentary committee discusses TANAP memorandum
The Committee on natural resources, energy and environment of Azerbaijan`s parliament has discussed a draft law on approval of an agreement with the Turkish government concerning construction of Trans Anatolian Gas Pipeline, known as TANAP project ...
Azerspace-1 to be handed over Azerbaijani specialists in March
“Azerbaijan`s first telecommunications satellite Azerspace-1 will be handed over to the management of the country`s specialists in March,” President of Azercosmos Rashad Nabiyev has told a press conference ...
Top 5 green countries in the world
Switzerland: Switzerland is ranked as most beautiful and environmentally stable country of the world. Breathtaking nature and scenic views of the nations contributes to its thriving success. However, local people still put themselves out to create more green society. To make people adopt healthy habits, Swiss government ...