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Azerbaijan to switch to winter time on October 30th

25.10.2011 | Readed: 475

Azerbaijan will switch to winter time on October 30th, the country`s State Agency for Standardization, Metrology and Patents said.
Summer time will begin at 05.00 a.m. on Sunday, with clocks moving back one hour.

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Azerbaijani President`s visit to Almaty in spotlight of Kazakh newspapers

23.10.2011 | Readed: 459

Kazakhstan-based newspapers have published articles on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s official visit to Almaty. The "Kazaxstanskaya pravda" newspaper writes the talks at the meeting of presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan focused on......

Azerbaijan, Iran discuss regional security

23.10.2011 | Readed: 463

On October 22nd Azerbaijan`s defense minister, colonel-general Safar Abiyev met visiting Iranian counterpart, mayor-generel Ahmad Vahidi. During the meeting, they discussed relations between the two countries, regional security and the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.......

OSCE holds monitoring on troops contact line

23.10.2011 | Readed: 462

In accordance with the mandate of special envoy of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, the OSCE mission conducted a monitoring on troops contact line near Tartar-Agdara road on October 22nd. No incident has been registered. According to Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry, the monitoring was......

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan (October 21, 2011)

23.10.2011 | Readed: 364

Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces from posts located in nameless hills of Jabrayil region subjected to machine gunfire the opposite positions of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan on October 21, press service of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said. The enemy was silenced with a retail......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNDP sign MoU

22.10.2011 | Readed: 354

On October 21st Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the UN Development Program signed a Memorandum on Understanding "On mobilizing Azerbaijani Youth in preparation for action for the RIO+20 Summit to be held in 2012" at the Hilton Hotel in Baku. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of Heydar......

"We attach great importance to legal cooperation with Azerbaijan", Mohammad Mahfud

22.10.2011 | Readed: 378

On October 21st Azerbaijan`s Prosecutor General Zakir Garalov met with the visiting delegation headed by Mohammad Mahfud, the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Indonesia. Garalov informed the guests on the democratic reforms conducted in the country under the president of......

Participants of regional forum of heads of national Olympic committees of CIS and Baltic countries pay respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev

22.10.2011 | Readed: 424

On October 21st the participants of the regional forum of the heads of national Olympic committees of CIS and Baltic countries visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of Heydar Aliyev, national leader of Azerbaijan. They also put flowers at the grave of prominent......

20th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence marked in United Kingdom

21.10.2011 | Readed: 351

Azerbaijan`s Embassy in the United Kingdom, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, European Azerbaijan Society and Ministry of Culture and Tourism have organized a celebratory event to mark the 20th anniversary of independence of the country. The event brought together representatives of diplomatic......

Azerbaijan joins International Search and Rescue Advisory Group

21.10.2011 | Readed: 516

Azerbaijan was admitted to membership of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG), operating within the UN, the permanent mission of Azerbaijan to the UN Geneva Office and other international organizations said. Established in 1991, INSARAG is a network of......

Azerbaijan, Spain discuss cooperation in emergency situation

21.10.2011 | Readed: 368

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Emergency Situations, colonel-general Kamaladdin Heydarov met with the Spanish delegation led by Secretary General of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade Alfredo Bonet Baiget. Heydarov briefed the delegation on the activity of the Ministry.......

Azerbaijan and Council of Europe boost cooperation

21.10.2011 | Readed: 380

Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov met Gérard Stoudman, special representative for organizational development and reforms of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Mr. Mammadov updated the guest on works done to improve systems of court, justice and penitentiary in Azerbaijan......

Chairman of Azerbaijani Supreme Court meets Indonesian delegation

21.10.2011 | Readed: 380

On October 20th Chairman of Azerbaijan`s Supreme Court Ramiz Rzayev met head of the Indonesian Constitutional Court Muhammad Manfud and judge Maria Farida. Rzayev highlighted legal reforms in Azerbaijan. He said Azerbaijan`s Supreme Court attached a particular importance to......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady opens new schools and YAP office in capital`s Khazar District

19.10.2011 | Readed: 305

On October 18th, in the Khazar District of Baku, Special School of the State Border Service was opened after reconstruction at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The opening ceremony was attended by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban......

"Altin korpu" magazine publishes article on Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva

19.10.2011 | Readed: 438

Kazakh magazine "Altin korpu" published an article on all-round activity of Azerbaijan`s first lady Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva. The magazine says about participation of President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva in inauguration of the "Hilton Baki" hotel. The authors......

Embassy of Azerbaijan to United States issues medal to mark state independence

19.10.2011 | Readed: 401

The Embassy of Azerbaijan to the United States issued a medal to mark the 20th anniversary of the restoration of Azerbaijan's independence. The bronze medal highlights National Emblem of Azerbaijan and a slogan in English and Azerbaijan's map on the back side. The Azerbaijan......

Bust to national leader Heydar Aliyev erected in USA

19.10.2011 | Readed: 325

On October 17th a ceremony of opening of the bust to national leader Heydar Aliyev took place in Azerbaijani Embassy to USA on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence. The author of the bronze bust is well-known sculptor, winner of the International Olympic......

OSCE Minsk Group`s co-chairs to visit region

19.10.2011 | Readed: 307

The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group will visit the region next week, said visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns. According to Burns, the co-chairs from Russia, France and the United States will discuss with Azerbaijani and Armenian officials the ways of settlement of the......

ISESCO marks 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence

18.10.2011 | Readed: 324

The 20th anniversary of the restoration of Azerbaijan`s independence was celebrated in the permanent headquarters of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in Morocco`s capital Rabat. The celebration took place as part of the second meeting of the Alliance......

International conference on illegal drug traffic commence in Baku

18.10.2011 | Readed: 341

On October 17th the international conference on the fight against illegal drug trade kicked off here. Chief of the Presidential Administration`s department for work with law-enforcement bodies Fuad Alasgarov read out President Ilham Aliyev`s letter to the participants. The conference......

Azerbaijani ambassador to Japan visits Kyodo News Agency

18.10.2011 | Readed: 351

Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Japan Gursel Ismayilzade visited the Kyodo News Agency. During a meeting with the Agency`s executive director, Yoshida Shigeyuki the talks focused on relationship between Azerbaijan and Japan. They said Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) and......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady meets Italy-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group members

15.10.2011 | Readed: 426

On October 14th First Lady of Azerbaijan, president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva met with a delegation led by head of Italy-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary friendship group, Senator Rossana Boldi. Mrs. Aliyeva expressed pleasure with......

"The Telegraph" reports on release of "Baku" magazine`s first edition in London

15.10.2011 | Readed: 334

An influential British newspaper "The Telegraph" wrote about the release of "Baku" magazine`s first edition in London. The article titled "Conde Nast launches new magazine about Azerbaijan" states that the editor-in-chief of the magazine "Baku" is Leyla Aliyeva, and it was named......

Baku International Humanitarian Forum to contribute to deepening inter-civilizational cooperation

15.10.2011 | Readed: 369

Forum brought together 263 representatives from 38 countries, 6 international organizations, as well as 3 Nobel Prize winners, 6 former presidents and adopted Declaration Baku, October 15 (AzerTAc). As earlier reported, the International Humanitarian Forum under the motto......

Second volume of book "President Ilham Aliyev" published in Bishek

14.10.2011 | Readed: 311

The second volume of the book "President Ilham Aliyev" with financial support of Turkish speaking states policy support foundation has been published in Bishkek. The book narrates about successful domestic and foreign policy of Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, visits of the Head of......

Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss military cooperation prospects

14.10.2011 | Readed: 319

On October 13th, visiting Turkey`s defense minister Ismet Yilmaz met with his Azerbaijani counterpart Safar Abiyev. As part of the visit, first, the Turkish Minister visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of architect and founder of Azerbaijani state, national leader......

Baku hosts summit "Caspian Air Cargo"

14.10.2011 | Readed: 398

"Silk Way" Air Company and "Euroaviainternational" jointly with "Azerbaijan Hava Yollari" Company held an international summit "Caspian Air Cargo Summit 2011". Chief of Azerbaijan state administration of civil aviation Arif Mamadov said the aim of the summit is to discuss the......

Slovakian ex-president visits Heydar Aliyev Foundation

14.10.2011 | Readed: 256

Ex-president of Slovakia Rudolf Schuster visited the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on Thursday. The guest was informed about the activity of the Foundation. He was told the main goal of the Foundation, established in the memory of the Azerbaijani people`s national leader, is to study and......

British ambassador visits Heydar Aliyev`s monument

14.10.2011 | Readed: 257

Newly-appointed ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Peter Bateman visited the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in the park in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace and put flowers at the monument.

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Head of Azerbaijan Presidential Administration meets Nobel Laureate in chemistry

13.10.2011 | Readed: 313

Head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev met Director of Physical Biology Center of the California Institute of Technology, Nobel Laureate in chemistry Ahmed Zewail. Zewail expressed pleasure with his visit to Azerbaijan and participation in the......

Austrian first lady visits newly built synagogue in Baku

13.10.2011 | Readed: 353

On October 12th First Lady of Austria Margit Fischer visited newly built synagogue in Azerbaijan`s capital. The guest was welcomed by Chairman of mountain Jews community in Azerbaijan Semen Ihiilov. Ihiilov updated the Austrian First Lady on activity of the community, construction......

Austrian first lady visits Tazapir mosque

13.10.2011 | Readed: 326

On October 12th First lady of Austria Margit Fischer visited the Tazapir Mosque. The first lady was informed about the reconstruction work carried out in the Mosque. The complex has an educational building of the Baku Islamic University. Mrs. Fischer viewed a library of the......

AzerTAc, Lithuanian ELTA news agency discuss cooperation prospects

13.10.2011 | Readed: 305

Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency, AzerTAc, Aslan Aslanov, and Director General of the Lithuanian ELTA news agency Grazhina Ramanuskayte-Tiumeneviene and president of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Valdemaras Razumas who attended the Baku International Humanitarian Forum......

President of Austria pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev

13.10.2011 | Readed: 326

On October 12th  President of Austria Heinz Fischer visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of architect and founder of Azerbaijani state, national leader Heydar Aliyev. He put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa......

President of Austria visits Alley of Martyrs

13.10.2011 | Readed: 334

President of Austria Heinz Fischer visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country`s independence and territorial integrity. He also laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument. President of Austria enjoyed a panoramic view of the......

Humanitarian Forum`s panel session "Social journalism and high technologies" underway

12.10.2011 | Readed: 313

Within the Baku International Humanitarian Forum, a panel session "Social journalism and high technologies" started at the Kempinski Hotel Badamdar. According to the participants, application of high technologies in journalism is a new type of journalism and a social order. The......

"Such civil forums are important for mankind`s development programs", Oljas Suleymenov

12.10.2011 | Readed: 265

"Similar civil forums are important from the point of view of the development programs of mankind", Oljas Suleymenov, famous Kazakh writer, who is taking part at the Baku International Humanitarian Forum, said. Noting significance of the Forum, Suleymenov said now the people engaged in......

Baku International humanitarian forum discusses convergence of sciences

12.10.2011 | Readed: 285

Globalization, ways of saving earth resources and demographic crisis have topped a panel meeting as part of the Baku International humanitarian forum "XXI century: Hopes and Challenges". The meeting, called Convergence of sciences, was opened by president of the Azerbaijan National......

"Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia is developing in all fields", Sergey Naryshkin

12.10.2011 | Readed: 331

"The cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia is developing positively in all fields", head of the Russian Presidential Administration Sergey Naryshkin said at the International Humanitarian Forum in Baku. S. Naryshkin stressed that cooperation between the two countries includes......

AzerTAc, ELTA seal cooperation agreement

12.10.2011 | Readed: 305

On October 11th, on sideline of the Humanitarian Forum`s panel session "Social Journalism and High Technologies", the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) and the Lithuanian ELTA news agency signed an agreement on cooperation. The document was signed by Director General of......

"Multiculturalism: achievements and problems" panel session starts in Baku

12.10.2011 | Readed: 316

On October 11th Within the Baku International Humanitarian Forum, a panel session "Multiculturalism: achievements and problems", started at the Hilton Baku Hotel. The discussions revolved around the presentations on topics "Multiculturalism in state policy" presided by Yefim Pivovar,......

Turkish 9th President pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes

12.10.2011 | Readed: 274

On October 11th the 9th President of Turkey Suleyman Demirel visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of Azerbaijan`s national leader Heydar Aliyev. The former President also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva. Then,......


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