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Arizona Senate hosts presentation on Azerbaijan VIDEO

13.02.2019 [10:55]
A presentation on Azerbaijan has been held at the Arizona State Senate. Held during the Senate’s floor session, the presentation was attended by Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev. Addressing the session, Senator J.D. Mesnard informed the Senators about Azerbaijan ...

Microplastics found in the sea carry toxic bugs which poison humans, fish and the environment, study shows

12.02.2019 [22:12]
Microplastics found in the sea carry toxic bugs which are harmful to humans, fish and the environment, research has found, according to Daily Mail. Scientists have tested tiny pieces smaller than 5mm and found vibrio bacteria, a major cause of wound infections, and ...

Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia discuss ways of expanding energy cooperation

12.02.2019 [20:56]
Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia have explored the ways of expanding the bilateral energy cooperation as a Joint Technical Commission held its first meeting. Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Energy Samir Valiyev hailed factors that ...

‘AZERTAC enjoys close cooperation with Qatari and Lebanese media outlets’ VIDEO

12.02.2019 [20:31]
Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC Aslan Aslanov has hailed the agency`s close cooperation with Qatari and Lebanese media as he met with representatives of the two countries` media outlets. Aslan Aslanov highlighted Azerbaijan`s history, culture, tourism and media ...

President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Turkish counterpart

12.02.2019 [20:09]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “I was deeply saddened by the news of casualties caused by the collapse of a building and a helicopter crash in Istanbul,” the head of state said in his message ...

His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey

12.02.2019 [19:54]
Dear Mr President, Dear brother, I was deeply saddened by the news of casualties caused by the collapse of a building and a helicopter crash in Istanbul ...

Azerbaijani Paralympic powerlifter captures bronze at World Cup VIDEO

12.02.2019 [19:41]
Azerbaijan`s Shamo Aslanov (+107kg) has taken a bronze medal at the 2019 Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, the UAE. Aslanov sealed the medal after lifting 206kg. ...

AZAL joins IMTM 2019 international tourism fair in Israel

12.02.2019 [19:19]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), together with its official partner Silk Way Travel company, is participating at the international tourism fair International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel ...

Ashley Young signs new Manchester United contract

12.02.2019 [18:48]
Manchester United have announced that Ashley Young has signed a one-year contract extension with the club. The deal will keep Ashley Young at Old Trafford until the end of the 2019/20 season ...

Business-forum of Caspian European Club and Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies postponed

12.02.2019 [17:23]
The joint business forum of the Caspian European Club and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, scheduled for February 13, has been postponed, First Deputy Chairman and CEO of the Caspian European Club Telman Aliyev ...

Minute's silence to be observed at every UEFA competition match this week in memory of Emiliano Sala

12.02.2019 [16:40]
UEFA has confirmed that a minute's silence will be observed at all UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches this week in memory of Emiliano Sala, according to the official website of UEFA ...

President Ilham Aliyev`s interview to Real TV

12.02.2019 [16:05]
On February 12, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by head of Real TV Mirshahin Aghayev. AZERTAC presents the interview ...

Khojaly Park to open in Turkey

12.02.2019 [14:05]
A ceremony to inaugurate the Khojaly park will be held today in Kahramanmarash, Turkey. The construction of the park is part of the work done as part of the "Justice for Khojaly” international awareness campaign initiated by vice-president ...

Shooting underway on film about Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev

12.02.2019 [11:31]
“The shooting of the “101 mysteries after 101 years”, a new feature documentary film highlighting a deep and meaningful life of a great son of Azerbaijan, pride of the whole Turkic world Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev is underway,” screenwriter, director and executive producer of the film Jalaladdin Gasimov has told AZERTAC ...

Oil prices increase on world markets

12.02.2019 [11:19]
On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $0.28 to trade at $61.79, while the price of Light crude at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $0.22 to stand at $52.63 on world markets ...

Aladdin 2019 cast! Will Smith is the Genie in first look pictures from Disney remake

12.02.2019 [11:04]
The Hollywood star is taking on the iconic role made famous by the late Robin Williams Fans have been given a first look at Will Smith as the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live action remake of Aladdin ...

OSCE to hold monitoring on contact line of troops

12.02.2019 [10:54]
The OSCE is expected to monitor the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on February 13. The monitoring will be held under the mandate of the OSCE chairperson-in-office personal representative in the direction of Azerbaijan’s Goranboy District ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 21 times

12.02.2019 [10:53]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 21 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement ...

Presidential Order on setting NAM’s Summit in Baku made public

12.02.2019 [10:52]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an Order on setting up an Organizing Committee for hosting the 18th Summit of the heads of states and governments of the member countries of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in 2019 in Baku and the measures related to Azerbaijan’s chairmanship ...