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Georgian media highlights Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s working visit to Turkey

16.05.2022 [14:13]
Georgian “gaxa.ge”, “24news.ge”, “interpress.ge” and “aktual.ge” news portals have published articles highlighting President Ilham Aliyev`s working visit to Turkiye at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his participation in the opening of Rize-Artvin Airport, as well as his bilateral meeting held there ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to contest medals at European Taekwondo Championships Manchester 2022

16.05.2022 [13:36]
Azerbaijani fighters will test their strength at the European Taekwondo Championships and the Para-European Taekwondo Championships to be held in Manchester, the United Kingdom, between May 19-22. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 13 taekwondo and 5 Para-taekwondo fighters ...

Sweden`s ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO membership

16.05.2022 [13:01]
The ruling Social Democratic Party in Sweden decided on Sunday that the country should apply for NATO membership, according to Anadolu Agency. At the meeting held by the Social Democratic Party administration ...

15 killed, 16 wounded in bus crash in western Indonesia

16.05.2022 [12:58]
Fifteen people were killed and 16 others injured in a bus crash in East Java province of western Indonesia on Monday, a doctor and an official said, according to Xinhua. The incident took place at a toll road in Mojokerto ...

Academy Awards set 2023 Oscars for March 12

16.05.2022 [12:55]
The date for the 95th Academy Awards moves the show up slightly from this year, when they were held unusually late on March 27, partly due to the February Olympics. But it will also leave in place a stretched-out awards season that some have argued saps the Oscars of drama ...

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers win two medals at International tournament in Albania

16.05.2022 [12:31]
Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have captured two medals, including a gold at the Muhamet Malo International Tournament held in Tirana, Albania, on May 12-15. Hajimurad Hajiyev (74 kg) claimed gold, while Vahid Galayev (125 kg) bagged bronze for Azerbaijan ...

Gazanchi bridge – a historical and architectural monument in Julfa, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

16.05.2022 [12:12]
The Gazanchi Bridge is a historical and architectural monument built over the Alinjachay, the river that flows through the south of Gazanchi village, Julfa district of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, one of the ancient cultural centers of Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijani wrestlers bring home 24 medals from Antalya

16.05.2022 [12:10]
Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed a clutch of 24 medals, including 11 golds at the U20 Champions international tournament held in Antalya, Turkiye, on May 13-15. The three-day tournament brought together 400 fighters from 9 countries. ...

1 killed, 5 injured at church in U.S. California

16.05.2022 [12:09]
One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting on Sunday at a church in the western U.S. state of California, according to Xinhua. The shooting happened in the City of Laguna Woods in Southern California's Orange County on Sunday afternoon ...

President Ilham Aliyev's participation in opening ceremony of Rize-Artvin Airport in spotlight of Moldovan media

16.05.2022 [11:47]
The influential media outlets of Moldova have widely covered Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s working visit to Turkiye at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his participation in the opening ceremony of Rize-Artvin Airport ...

Japan reports 35,008 new cases of coronavirus, 25 deaths

16.05.2022 [11:03]
Local authorities across Japan confirmed 35,008 new cases of the coronavirus and 25 deaths on Sunday. The health ministry says the number of seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines is 139, down 14 from Saturday ...

Deputy Speaker of Kazakh Parliament arrives in Azerbaijan

16.05.2022 [11:00]
A parliamentary delegation led by Deputy Speaker of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Balaim Kessebayeva has arrived in Azerbaijan to attend the 3rd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization ...

Oil prices drop on world markets

16.05.2022 [10:57]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $1.92 to trade at $109.63, while the price of the Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) decreased $1.55 to stand at $108.94. ...

Mohamed bin Zayed elected UAE’s new president

16.05.2022 [10:42]
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected Saturday as the new president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the state news agency WAM reported, according to Anadolu Agency. “The Federal Supreme Council elects Mohamed bin Zayed as UAE President,” WAM said in a brief Twitter post ...

Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens - two masterpieces from the time of brilliant Mughal civilization in Pakistan

16.05.2022 [10:36]
Located in the city if Lahore, the capital of Pakistani province of Punjab, the Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens are two masterpieces from the time of the brilliant Mughal civilization, which reached its height during the reign of the Emperor Shah Jahan ...

Man City held to 2-2 draw at West Ham, Mahrez misses late penalty

16.05.2022 [10:22]
English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday came from two down to grab a 2-2 draw at West Ham United, with the visitors' star Riyad Mahrez missing a late penalty for City, Anadolu Agency reports. West Ham drew the first blood in minute 24 as English forward Jarrod Bowen had a through ball to finish ...

Azerbaijani karate fighter grabs bronze at Karate1 Premier League Rabat 2022

16.05.2022 [10:19]
Azerbaijani karate fighter Aminagha Guliyev has won a bronze medal at the third Karate1 Premier League event in Rabat, the capital of Morocco. He sealed the medal in the men`s 60kg weight category ...

Azerbaijan reports zero daily coronavirus-related deaths

15.05.2022 [20:15]
Five new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while eight patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, no new deaths form COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours ...

Finnish President says his country will apply for NATO membership

15.05.2022 [16:07]
Finland will apply to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, President Sauli Niinisto announced on Sunday at a press conference in Helsinki, according to TASS. "Today the President and the Foreign and Security Policy ...

Azerbaijani servicemen to take part in “Anatolian Phoenix-2022” international exercises

15.05.2022 [15:53]
The Azerbaijan Air Force servicemen have left for Konya, Turkiye, to participate in the "Anatolian Phoenix-2022" international search and rescue exercises, the Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC. Aircraft of the Azerbaijan Air Force are also involved in the military exercises to be held from May 16 to 27. ...

At least 10 dead in supermarket mass shooting in New York VIDEO

15.05.2022 [11:46]
A gunman opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo city in the US state of New York on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 10 people, according to Buffalo Police Department, Anadolu Agency reports. The mass shooting took place at the Tops Markets on Jefferson Avenue ...

Speaker of Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan`s Oliy Majlis arrives in Azerbaijan for official visit

15.05.2022 [11:30]
A parliamentary delegation led by Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Nurdinjon Ismoilov has arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. A guard of honor was arranged for the Uzbek Speaker at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport ...

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest 2022 VIDEO

15.05.2022 [10:56]
Ukraine triumphed at the 66th edition of the Eurovision song contest, held in Italy, winning the competition for the third time in its history, as the UK and Spain finished second and third respectively, according to Anadolu Agency ...