President Ilham Aliyev chairs a conference on results of the 4th year of implementation of the “State Program for socio-economic development of the regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2009-2013”
Steven Seagal, sheriff train Arizonans to guard schools
The self-proclaimed "America's Toughest Sheriff" joined forces this weekend with action movie star Steven Seagal to train volunteer armed posse members to defend Phoenix-area schools against gunmen ...
President Ilham Aliyev chairs conference on results of 4th year of implementation of “State Program for socio-economic development of the regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2009-2013”
President Ilham Aliyev has today chaired a conference on results of the 4th year of implementation of the “State Program for socio-economic development of the regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2009-2013” at the Baku ...
International seminar on Intellectual Property kicks off in Baku
International seminar on the role of law enforcement agencies sustaining "Bill On Intellectual Property and copyright protection” has been held in Baku jointly with Azerbaijan Copyright Agency and EU`s Twinning project. Kamran Imanov, chairman of Azerbaijan State Copyright Agency spoke of the importance of ...
Azeri mugham singers perform in Paris
Azerbaijani mugham singers have given a concert at the Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris. Supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan`s Embassy to France and International Mugham Center, the concert was watched by French public figures ...
Azerbaijani mugham admires French
An Azerbaijani house acting in France on Saturday hosted an event on Azerbaijan`s mugham in Lyon city. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and International Mugham Center, the event ...
Azerbaijani delegation to participate in second meeting of Informal Dialogue within EU Eastern Partnership
“Azerbaijan will participate in the second meeting of Informal Dialogue within the EU Eastern Partnership on February 12-13, in Tbilisi” said head of the press-service of Azerbaijani FM Elman Abdullayev. The meeting will be held in two parts ...
Baku hosts reception on 34th anniversary of Iranian Islamic revolution
The Iran`s Embassy in Azerbaijan has today hosted a reception on the 34th anniversary of country`s Islamic Revolution. After the national anthems of the two countries were performed, Ambassador Mohsun Pakayin briefed the event participants on development of Iran over the 34 years after the Islamic Revolution ...
Explosion at Turkish-Syrian border gate kills 12
At least 12 civilians were killed and 28 others were wounded Feb. 11 in a blast at the Cilvegözü border gate on the Turkish-Syrian border, in the southern province of Hatay's Reyhanlı district. ...
Azeri grandmaster ranks 4th at Moscow Open 2013
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov has ranked 4th with 7 points at Moscow Open 2013 international tournament. His teammate grandmaster Gadir Huseynov finished 13th with 6.5 points. Two other Azeri players Sabina Ibragimova and Narmin Kazimova ranked 16th and 18th ...
Azerbaijan`s delegation to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Azerbaijani delegation will pay a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina on February 17-18. The delegation, as part of the visit, will participate in the Azerbaijan-Bosnia and Herzegovina business forum to be organized by the Ministry of Economic Development of ...
SAM experts visit Poland
Energy Expert of the Center for Strategic Studies of Azerbaijan Gulmira Rzayeva and expert of the department for foreign policy analysis for Russia and CIS countries Heydar Mirza visit Poland ...
Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he's too infirm
Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will resign Feb. 28 — becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. His decision sets the stage for a mid-March conclave to elect a new leader for a Roman Catholic Church in deep turmoil ...
Another agreement to be signed as part of Japanese Government`s “Grassroots and Human Security Grant Assistance Programme”
The signing ceremony of the Project for “Improvement of School Hygiene of Goychay City” will be held at Goychay Executive Authorities Tuesday. The agreement will be signed by Japanese Ambassador Shusuke Watanabe and Chairman ...
Presidential decree made public
President Ilham Aliyev signed executive order “On extra measures to develop animal husbandry in the Republic of Azerbaijan”. Under the order, the Presidential Reserve Fund of State Budget 2013 will allocate AZN 10 ...
Twitter Hikes Its Promoted Trend Prices Again, to $200,000 a Day
Twitter`s ad business is still a work in progress, but here`s one positive sign: Prices for the company`s “promoted trends” have been steadily rising, and are now at the $200,000 a day mark in the U.S.. Twitter`s newest price hike went into effect earlier this year, and represents a 33 percent ...
Winners of "Scientists of Tomorrow" II Republic competition awarded
An awards ceremony of "Scientists of Tomorrow" II Republic competition today has taken place at the Kempinski Hotel Badamdar, Baku. Students of 9th and 10th classes of Baku and Sumgayit schools took part at the ...
Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNDP discuss cooperation
Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has today met UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative to Azerbaijan Antonius Broek ...
Solar power cheaper than coal
There was some good news last week. While Washington was busy holding the global markets hostage and placing billions in badly needed R&D funding on the chopping block, a new report from REN21 ...
Three killed in Azerbaijan helicopter crash
All three crew members were supposedly killed in Azerbaijan when a military helicopter crashed soon after taking off, Azerbaijan defence ministry said in a statement on Monday ...
‘Azerbaijan gained access to world ICT market through Azerspace-1 satellite’
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Malaysian MEASAT Satellite Systems company, Mohammad Hanif bin Omar, has praised the launch of Azerbaijan`s first communications satellite, saying it means an access to the world ...
First Lady of Azerbaijan meets Hungarian Ambassador
First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has today met Hungarian Ambassador to the country Zsolt Chutora. On the bases of friendship relations, Mehriban Aliyeva noted that there were great potential for development of cooperation in all spheres between the two countries ...
Explosive power makes silicone robot jump
Kaboom! Controlled explosions in the legs of this silicone 'soft robot' make it leap higher than 30 times its own height. Researchers led by George Whitesides, a chemist at Harvard University in Cambridge ...
“Malaysia pleased with successes of fraternal Azerbaijan”, Azemi bin Haron
“Malaysia is pleased with the successes of friendly and fraternal Azerbaijan”, Azemi bin Haron, Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture, said, commenting the launch of Azerspace-1 into ...
Azerbaijani Deputy Minister meets European Union`s Special Representative for Central Asia
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Industry and Energy Minister Gulmammad Javadov has met a delegation led by EU Special Representative for Central Asia Mrs. Patricia Flor ...