Euronews spotlights World Economic Forum to be held in Azerbaijan
The Euronews channel has broadcasted a program on the World Economic Forum (WEF) to be held in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan`s capital Baku will host the WEF on April 7-8. Recently the channel has telecast a reportage on Nowruz holiday marked in the country. The reportage says: “This ancestral festival, which has been observed for more than ...
Eurovision 2013: Semi-Final running order revealed
The running order for this year`s Eurovision Song Contest Semi-Finals has been decided. Azerbaijani representative Farid Mammadov will perform in 4th position in the second semi-final on May 16 after the representatives of Latvia, San-Marino and Macedonia. Azerbaijan will be followed by the representatives of Finland, Malta, Bulgaria, Island, ...
Azerbaijan`s Honored Artist receives “Muhsin Yazicioglu Media Awards”
Azerbaijan`s Honored Artist, singer Azerin was awarded with the “Media Awards” established by Muhsin Yazicioglu, late Turkish politician and member of parliament. Azerin won the award for her performance of a song composed on the basis of a poem by ...
Baku hosts “Education in the United States” education fair
An International fair "Education in the United States", co-organized by the Baku Educational Information Center (BEIC) and US Education Group, has opened Baku. The event provided information about nearly 15 American and one Turkish higher ...
Trades at BICEX
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0.7836 AZN for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange (BICEX) on March 28. The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0.7836 AZN at the morning session on US ...
Italian leader Pier Luigi Bersani fails to form government
After almost a week of fraught talks, dead-end meetings and irate exchanges, Italy`s centre-left leader said on Thursday that he had not been able to find enough support among the country`s fractured parliament to form a stable ...
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire in Marzili, Suraabad villages of Aghdam region, Gızıl Oba village of Tartar region, Gorgan village of Fuzuli region, Tap Garagoyunlu village of Goranboy region and nameless hills of ...
Delegation of Turkey`s Erciyes University visits BSU
Vice-rector of the Turkish Erciyes University Hasan Yetim and head of the University`s Genome and Stem Cell Center Yusuf Ozkul have visited the Baku State University (BSU). They met representatives of the BSU who highlighted the university`s educational system ...
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 $0.65 to stand at $97.23. Price of the British Brent oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) has ...
Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society and Austrian Red Cross to present joint project
The Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society and Austrian Red Cross on Friday will present joint projects “Establishment of safe and resilient communities” and “East Climate Forum” ...
Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction and Norwegian company ENSI sign cooperation memorandum
The Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction and Norwegian company Energy Saving International AS (ENSI) has signed a memorandum on energy efficiency ...
Azerbaijan`s Atasport to compete in EuroHockey Club Champions Cup
Azerbaijan`s Atasport will compete in the EuroHockey Club Champions Cup, Europe`s elite field hockey club competition for women, to take place in Hamburg, Germany, late March ...
Incoming Kazakh ambassador visits Heydar Aliyev monument
Kazakhstan`s newly- appointed ambassador to Azerbaijan Amangeldi Jumabayev has today visited a monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in a park in front of the Heydar Aliyev Palace ...
Azerbaijan beach soccer team beat UAE
The Azerbaijan national beach soccer team have defeated the United Arab Emirates 5-3 in a friendly. The game was part of the Azerbaijan national team`s training camp in Dubai ...
Kansas State Senate adopts resolution on Azerbaijani-US relations
The Kansas State Senate has adopted a resolution supporting the Azerbaijani-US relations. The resolution praises the alliance of the US and Azerbaijan, which supports freedom ...
International conference on genocide against Azerbaijanis to be held in Guba
An international conference entitled “Genocide of Azerbaijanis committed by Armenians in 1918 - 1920” will be arranged at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Guba, Azerbaijan, on Friday ...
Berlusconi`s media empire slips to first ever annual loss
Silvio Berlusconi`s media empire has slipped to its first ever annual loss, as a weak Italian advertising market forced the company to scrap its dividend. Impairments and provisions, including a write-down on the value of Mediaset`s sports rights, totalled €307.8m, the company said in a statement. ...
Azerbaijani delegation attends international tourism seminar in Turkey
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Nazim Samadov on March 26-27 participated in the 55th meeting of the UN World Tourism Organization (WTO) Commission for Europe (CEU) and a seminar on “Tourism at World Heritage Sites: Challenges and Opportunities” in Izmir, Turkey. ...
Moody`s lowers country ceilings on Cyprus to Caa2
Moody`s Investors Service announced today that it has lowered its assessment of the highest rating that can be assigned to a domestic debt issuer in Cyprus to Caa2, based on the increasing risk of an exit by the country from the euro area. Any rating actions taken as a result of the new country ceiling will be released during the coming week. ...
Kizilcahamam City Council of Ankara adopts resolution recognizing Khojaly Genocide
Kizilcahamam City Council of Ankara has unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing the Khojaly Genocide. The Council`s resolution called for keeping the memory alive of the victims brutally killed by Armenians in the town of Khojaly on February 26th 1992 and underscored the necessity to ...
Azerbaijani judo fighters to vie for Grand Prix medals
Azerbaijani judo fighters will test their strength at the Judo Grand Prix starting in Samsun, Turkey on Saturday. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on Orkhan Safarov weighing in at 60 kg, Nijat Shikhalizadeh and Vugar Shirinly at 66 kg, Huseyn Rahimly and Rustam Orujev at 73 kg, Tural Safguliyev at 81 kg, Shekhmad Magomedov and Shahin Arzumanov at 90 kg, Elmar ...
Daily Mail: Khazar Lankaran says clubs in Azerbaijan could afford Arsenal`s Andrey Arshavin
Several clubs in Azerbaijan are in a financial position to sign Andrey Arshavin should he depart Arsenal in the summer, Daily Mail reports. According to the article, Arshavin has fallen out of favor in North London, failing to make a single Premier League start this season and notching up a total of just 11 appearances. ...
Azerbaijan U-21 football team win international tournament in Austria
The Azerbaijan national under-21 football team have claimed a title of an international tournament in Austria. The Azeri footballers defeated Hungarian Haladas, Albania and drew with Georgia. The tournament was part of the Azerbaijan national team`s training camp in Austria. ...
Azerbaijani boxers make successful start to Manguer Memorial Tournament in Ukraine
Azerbaijani boxers Javid Chalabiyev weighing in at 69kg, Tamerlan Abdullayev at 69kg and Elvin Isayev at 60kg have defeated Ukrainian Anton Kossen, Moldovan Valery Sirbu and Russian Sergei Krasnitski respectively in their opening bouts in the Manguer Memorial Tournament in Kherson, Ukraine ...
Moody`s affirms Portugal rating with negative outlook
Moody`s Investors Service on Thursday affirmed Portugal`s Ba3 rating but kept it on negative outlook, citing high government debt and the country`s vulnerability to regional shocks such as the Cyprus crisis. The agency also noted the country`s weak economy, which was at risk of contracting by even ...