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 ...
Kuwaiti deputy Premier arrives in Azerbaijan
Kuwait`s Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has today embarked on a visit to Baku. Accompanied by a 50-man entourage, he will attend the second session of an Azerbaijan-Kuwait intergovernmental commission on cooperation ...
Transport minister: Armenia can not use BTK railway until it liberates Azerbaijani territories
“The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project will connect Europe with Asia. This is a new project. After its completion, we will start implementing another project that will stretch to London,” Azerbaijani Minister of Transport Ziya Mammadov told press conference in Tbilisi on Wednesday ...
Azerbaijan among largest foreign trade partners of Karachay-Cherkessia
Azerbaijan was one of largest foreign trade partners of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic in 2012, according to the government website of the country. The website said Karachay-Cherkessia`s foreign trade totaled $380 million in 2012, a growth of 32.3% from the previous year ...
Greece, Albania, Italy sign Trans Adriatic Pipeline Agreement
Greece, Italy and Albania Wednesday signed a three-way inter-governmental agreement backing a proposed pipeline that would bring gas from Azerbaijian to Europe, part of a European effort to diversify the continent's energy supplies ...
Azerbaijan-2 futsal team lose to Belarus
Azerbaijan-2 team have lost 2-5 to Belarus in the second round of the 6th Baku International Futsal Tournament The Azerbaijani team`s goals came from Elvin Guliyev and Elnur Gambarov. Azerbaijan-2 defeated Uzbekistan 2-1 in their opener ...
Egypt Air losses
Egypt Air has announced that it lost 700-million Egyptian pounds due the political unrest unfolding in that country and in other North African countries. In the first weeks of the revolution the airline`s revenue dropped by 80 percent, flight operation by 50 percent, ticket sales by 60 percent and seat occupancy by 50 percent ...
FM Mammadyarov: All those responsible for crimes against Azeri civilians must be held accountable
Azerbaijan`s foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov has said those responsible for the crimes against peaceful Azeris must face the full force of the law. “All those who were involved in the crimes against Azerbaijan`s peaceful population must be held accountable,” he told UN Security Council`s open debate on the Protection ...
Caspian Energy International Media Group to present “Caspian Energy Georgia” magazine
Caspian Energy International Media Group owned by the Caspian-European Integration Business Club (CEIBC) will soon publish the annual magazine “Caspian Energy Georgia”. The first issue will be released by the end of February, 2013 and focus on economic interaction between Georgia and Caspian, Black Sea and Baltic ...
Canada`s Calgary University hosts presentation on Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan`s Ambassador to Canada Farid Shafiyev has made a presentation at the Calgary University as past of his visit to Alberta province. Titled “Economic prospects of Azerbaijan and geopolitical threats”, the presentation was made at an event co-organized by Alberta Azerbaijani Cultural Society and Azerbaijani ...
Syria crisis: UN says death toll approaching 70,000
Rebels on Tuesday overran a military air base and captured warplanes, gaining ground in northern Syria for a second straight day as the UN said the death toll from the 23-month conflict was nearly 70,000. The military advance came as prospects for a political solution to the war faded ...
Volume of Azerbaijani gas supply to Europe depends on the political will of consumer countries, deputy parliament Speaker
"The volume of Azerbaijani gas supply to Europe depends on the political will of consumer countries," Deputy Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Valeh Alasgarov said at a meeting of the Energy Security Committee of the Euronest Parliamentary ...
Azerbaijan leads WEF rating for savings/GDP ratio
The World Economic Forum has announced “Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013” of 144 countries on gross national savings, ranking Azerbaijan 8th in the world and first among CIS countries. Azerbaijan entered top 10 with 47.9% again leaving behind all post-Soviet countries ...
Azerbaijan, France discuss prospects for cooperation
Azerbaijani Minister of Industry and Energy Natiq Aliyev has met a delegation led by Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin to discuss prospects for cooperation between the two countries. The Azeri Minister praised the Azerbaijan-France relations. He noted reciprocal visits of parliamentary groups contributed ...
Zhukov Calls for IOC Wrestling Rethink
The president of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov says he intends to appeal to the IOC to reverse a decision to remove wrestling from a list of core Olympic sports. Tuesday`s move by the International Olympic Committee`s executive board drops ...
Euronest PA Energy Security Committee co-chair: Azerbaijan is one of key players and partners of EU
Co-chairman of the Committee on Energy Security of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Jiri Mastalka has stressed Azerbaijan`s importance to the European Union, describing the country as one of the key players and partners of the organization. ...
Azerbaijan may host winter World Cup for Universal Fighting
The Winter World Cup tournaments for universal fighting may be held in Azerbaijan. A preliminary agreement was reached by Azerbaijan Universal Fight Federation and the International Federation. The tournaments are expected to take place in the Gusar winter tourism complex ...
Azerbaijani fighters win four medals in Dubai Karate Open 2013
Azerbaijani karate fighters have claimed a clutch of four medals in an Open Shotokan Karate Championships in Dubai, the UAE. In girl`s competition aged 10-11, Ayla Rzayeva (35 kg) and Fidan Teimurova (up to 35 kg) ...