President Ilham Aliyev receives Italian deputy FM
Rally to be held in Stockholm on 21st anniversary of Khojaly genocide
A rally will be held in the centre of Stockholm to mark the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The rally will bring together Swedish Azerbaijanis, local residents living in Sweden, representatives of the Swedish, Turkish, Uygur, Turkmen communities as well as journalists ...
Khojaly tragedy to be commemorated in Dresden
A rally marking the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide will be held in Dresden, Germany. The rally will be co-organized by the Germany Azerbaijan Friendship Society and Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Berlin ...
Azerbaijan`s Consulate General in Aktau to hold series of events commemorating Khojaly massacre
Azerbaijan`s Consulate General in Aktau will hold a series of events to mark the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly massacre. The events will be attended by members of Azerbaijani diaspora and students in Kazakhstan. Consul General in Aktau Rashad Mammadov will speak of history and consequences ...
Japan, US use Osprey in joint landing drill
Japan Self-Defense Force members have boarded a US Osprey transport aircraft to enact a drill with the Marines. The SDF sent about 280 ground troops to the US state of California to join 500 marines in a landing exercise ...
Azerbaijan America Alliance announces Former Congressman Dan Burton as Chairman of the Board
The Azerbaijan America Alliance, a leading non-profit group promoting cultural and political relationships between the people of Azerbaijan and the people of America, announced today the appointment of former Congressman Dan Burton of Indiana as the new Chairman of the Board ...
President Ilham Aliyev receives outgoing Kazakh ambassador
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received ambassador of Kazakhstan Serik Primbetov who has completed his diplomatic mission in the country. They praised the development of bilateral cooperation in different fields, expressing ...
President Ilham Aliyev receives Italian deputy FM
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received an Italian delegation led by Marta Dassù, deputy foreign minister. They hailed the relations between Azerbaijan and Italy as developing, and stressed the existence of good opportunities for boosting cooperation in different spheres, particularly ...
Pluto`s 2 moons to get new names through contest
Astronomers have launched a campaign asking the public for suggestions to name the two moons of Pluto, discovered over the past two years. Pluto is the Roman equivalent of the Greek`s Hades, lord of the underworld, and its three bigger moons have related mythological names: Charon, the ferryman of Hades; Nix for the night goddess; and the multi-headed monster Hydra. ...
President Ilham Aliyev orders celebration of 150th anniversary of Firidun bay Kocharli
President Ilham Aliyev offers Statehood Day greetings to Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolic
President Ilham Aliyev signs order to set up Organizing Committee for World Chess Cup 2015 and World Chess Olympiad 2016 to be held in Baku
Azerbaijan to amend law on freedom of religion
The parliament of Azerbaijan will discuss a bill “On Making Amendments to the Law on the Freedom of Religion”. According to chairperson of the parliament`s human rights committee Rabiyat Aslanova, the amendments will apply to religious literature ...
Azerbaijan, U.S. discuss prospects for cooperation
Azerbaijan and the U.S. have discussed prospects for cooperation at one of the oldest universities of the United States, the College of William & Mary. Azerbaijani Ambassador Elin Suleymanov addressed the professors and students ...
Twinning project on “Strengthening of Radiation Safety Infrastructure and Development of Supporting Services” presented in Baku
The Azerbaijan Ministry of Emergency Situations and the State Agency on Nuclear and Radiological Activity Regulation together with the Radiation Protection Centre and the Central Project Management Agency of Lithuania have today presented the new Twinnig Project “Strengthening of Radiation Safety Infrastructure ...
Azeri Rabita into Champions League quarterfinal
Azerbaijan women`s volleyball club Rabita have reached quarterfinal of the Champions League after beating Russia’s Dinamo 3-1. The match was held at Serhedchi Olympic sport complex, Baku. Rabita joined Turkey`s Galatasaray and Italy Yamamay`s for the Final of Four that will take ...
Azeri gymnasts to vie for medals at Budapest tournament
Azerbaijan`s national gymnastics team will complete in an international tournament which kicks off Budapest, Hungary, Saturday. Azerbaijan`s squad includes Lala Yusifova, Marina Durunda, Aisha Mustafaeva, Jala Pirieva, Veronika Omarova, Zuleykha Ismailova, Nilufer Niftalieva, Gulsum Shefizade, Alexandra ...
Israel ‘interested’ in cooperation with Azerbaijan
“Israel is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in different fields,” Deputy Director General of the Foreign Ministry and head of MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, Daniel Carmon told journalists. Commenting on his three-day business visit to Azerbaijan, he said the two countries were ...
Azerbaijani futsal team beat Moldova
Azerbaijan team have destroyed Moldova 6-1 in Baku International Futsal Tournament. The goals came from Dantas Jadder, Vitaly Borisov, Ferid Alakbarov, Eduardo and Ratik Ahmadov ...
President Ilham Aliyev sets up Organizing Committee for World Chess Cup 2015 and World Chess Olympiad 2016 in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an executive order to set up the Organizing Committee for the World Chess Cup 2015 and the World Chess Olympiad 2016to be held in Baku. First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Yagub Eyyubov was appointed chairman ...
French medical body for euthanasia in `exceptional` cases
France`s medical ethics council said Thursday that assisted suicide should be allowed in exceptional cases when suffering patients make “persistent and lucid requests” in a step forward to legalizing euthanasia. Invoking a “duty to humanity,” the body said that this should be permitted ...
Two Azeri chess players reach final of Aeroflot Open 2013 tournament
Two Azerbaijani players Rauf Mammadov and Gadir Huseynov have qualified for final of the Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament in Moscow. Rauf Mammadov ranked 3rd scoring 7 points after 9 rounds, while Gadir Huseynov managed to score 6.5 points that gave him the 11th position ...
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 14. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7834 AZN at the morning session on US currency ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Sarijali and Shuraabad villages of Agdam region, nameless hills of Fuzuli, Dashkasan and Goranboy regions on February 14-15. The enemy was silenced with a retail fire, the Defense Ministry said ...
Oil price rises in world market
The price of oil has continued to rise in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Merchantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.30 to stand at $97.31. Price of the British Brent oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) has ...