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To the Orthodox Christian community of Azerbaijan

30.04.2021 [15:20]
Dear compatriots! I heartily congratulate you, all the Christians of Azerbaijan, on the occasion of Holy Easter and convey to all of you my sincere and best wishes. Our country, which has long-standing multicultural values, traditions of tolerance and an exemplary ...

Baku Higher Oil School starts mass vaccination of its employees

30.04.2021 [13:59]
Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) has begun mass vaccination of its employees against COVID-19. Vaccination of BHOS employees is being carried out as part of measures implemented in Azerbaijan to prevent the spread of the ...

Azerbaijani FM meets with Lithuanian counterpart

30.04.2021 [13:46]
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis. Following the one-on-one meeting, the ministers were joined by their delegations for a meeting in an expanded format. ...

Azeri Light crude sells for $67.71

30.04.2021 [12:57]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.64 to stand at $67.71 ...

India’s daily COVID-19 cases climb to new world record

30.04.2021 [12:52]
India set another world record for coronavirus cases Friday, registering 386,452 infections in the past 24 hours, Anadolu Agency reports. The country's caseload has now reached 18.7 million, while overall fatalities have risen to 208,330, including ...

President Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by Lithuanian FM VIDEO

30.04.2021 [12:51]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis. The sides discussed the Azerbaijan-Lithuania ...

Turkey, Iran and Malaysia were Azerbaijan’s top importers among OIC countries in January-March 2021

30.04.2021 [12:49]
Turkey, Iran and Malaysia were the top three importers of Azerbaijan among OIC countries in January-March of this year, according to the country’s State Customs Committee. The volume of import with Turkey ...

Man Utd have huge advantage in Europa League semis

30.04.2021 [12:29]
English Premier League side Manchester United took a huge step toward advancing to the Europa League final after hammering Roma 6-2 at home on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Bruno Fernandes broke the deadlock ...

Biggest mosaic Emirati flag added to Guinness World Records

30.04.2021 [12:20]
The United Arab Emirates built a mosaic flag under e-commerce company Nefsy’s initiative during the country’s 49th national day in 2020, measuring 498.33 square meters, which has been added to the Guinness World Records, according to AlArabiya ...

Oil prices drop on world markets

30.04.2021 [12:04]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0,22 to stand at $68,34, while the ...

COVID-19: Indian strain detected in Chinese cities

30.04.2021 [11:15]
China said on Thursday that COVID-19 cases of "Indian strain" have been reported in some cities of the country, according to Anadolu Agency. Wu Zunyou, the chief epidemiologist with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told a news ...

Death toll in stand collapse during religious holiday in Israel rises to 44

30.04.2021 [11:10]
At least 44 people have died after a stand collapsed during the celebration of the Lag B’Omer holiday at Mount Meron located near the city of Safed in north Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday, citing medical services, according to TASS ...

BP spends $284,000 on sponsorship projects in Azerbaijan in Q1 of 2021

30.04.2021 [11:02]
“BP spent $284,000 on sponsorship projects in Azerbaijan in the first quarter of this year,” the company told AZERTAC. “During the first three months of 2021, BP and the co-venturers in BP-operated joint ventures spent $330.000 in Azerbaijan on ...

Georgia receives 100,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine

30.04.2021 [10:53]
Georgia has received 100,000 doses of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine a short while ago, according to the Georgian television channel 1TV. The vaccination with Sinovac starts on May 4. ...

China launches space station core module Tianhe

29.04.2021 [20:17]
China on Thursday sent into space the core module of its space station, kicking off a series of key launch missions that aim to complete the construction of the station by the end of next year, according to Xinhua. The Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the Tianhe module, blasted off from the Wenchang ...

Russian FM to visit Azerbaijan

29.04.2021 [19:43]
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on May 10-11, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. She noted that FM Lavrov will also visit Yerevan on May 5-6. ...

Kyrgyzstan reports aggravation of situation on border with Tajikistan

29.04.2021 [19:14]
The situation on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border, where a conflict between the residents of the border regions of the two states took place on Wednesday, has aggravated, the Kyrgyz Border Service of the State Committee for National Security reported on Thursday, according to TASS ...

Ship leaks about 400 tonnes of oil after collision in east China

29.04.2021 [19:04]
An oil tanker leaked approximately 400 tonnes of oil into the sea off Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, after it collided with a cargo ship on Tuesday, said the provincial bureau of maritime affairs Thursday, according to Xinhua ...

More Europeans now vaccinated against COVID-19 than have had the virus, Regional Director for Europe says

29.04.2021 [19:00]
“Here in the European Region, it has been 462 days since the first COVID-19 cases were reported. Based on numbers of confirmed cases, 5.5% of the entire European population has now had COVID-19, while 7% has completed a full vaccination ...