Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to human rights protection

Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to human rights protection

Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the protection of human rights, the chairman of the State Committee for Refugee and IDP Affairs, Ali Hasanov, said at the conference marking the 15th anniversary of the …

Khankendi: 25 years pass since Armenian occupation

Khankendi: 25 years pass since Armenian occupation

Twenty-five years pass today since the Armenian occupation of Karkijahan township – a settlement of strategic importance for Azerbaijan’s Khankendi …

Maria Zakharova: Russia will do everything to intensify Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

Maria Zakharova: Russia will do everything to intensify Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

In the coming year, Russia will continue to engage in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as a mediator between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and will do everything possible to approach the solution of the Karabakh problem, the Russian …

 Mahmoud Vaezi: Iranian-Azerbaijani cooperation at high point

Mahmoud Vaezi: Iranian-Azerbaijani cooperation at high point

Relations between Iran and Azerbaijan have been at the highest level in the last quarter of a century, the Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mahmoud Vaezi, said at the 11th meeting of the …

Shahin Mustafayev: Azerbaijani-Iranian relations at the highest level

Shahin Mustafayev: Azerbaijani-Iranian relations at the highest level

Over the past two years, the relations between Baku and Tehran have reached the highest level, the Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev said, speaking at the Azerbaijani-Iranian business forum. "The …

Gas pipeline explosion in Baku

Gas pipeline explosion in Baku

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The explosion occurred at 10:00 am local time in one of main gas lines in Baku's Sangachal, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations said, adding that the explosion occurred in 43rd km of Baku-Alat road.

Azerbaijan sets cost of living and need criterion for 2017

Azerbaijan sets cost of living and need criterion for 2017

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on application of the law on the limit of the 2017 need criterion in Azerbaijan.   For the purpose of determining targeting social assistance, the 2017 need …

Turkey plans to end construction of railway Baku-Tbilisi-Kars until April 2017

Turkey plans to end construction of railway Baku-Tbilisi-Kars until April 2017

Turkey has not fulfilled its obligations on completion of the construction of railway line Baku-Tbilisi-Kars on its section. Azerbaijani sources say that Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has already postponed …

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

An ancient Islamic Culture, attractive religious tolerance practices, deeply rooted historical awareness within the context of Azerbaijani historiography

Baku citizens lay flowers to Russian embassy

Baku citizens lay flowers to Russian embassy

Baku residents and representatives of the Azerbaijani public are laying flowers at the Russian embassy in Azerbaijan as a gesture of condolences over the crash of the Tu-154 plane. The head of the Russian community of Azerbaijan …

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs to expand cooperation with Iran

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs to expand cooperation with Iran

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs will visit Iranian cities of Tabriz and Ardebil on January 14-17,  the Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said. Baku will host the Azerbaijani-Iranian business forum …

Azerbaijani President offers condolences over Tu-154 plane crash

Azerbaijani President offers condolences over Tu-154 plane crash

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a message of condolences to the Russian President Vladimir Putin as a Tu-154 plane of the Defense Ministry crashed near Sochi on Sunday, killing 92 people onboard. …

Oil prices dip in pre-Christmas trading

Oil prices dip in pre-Christmas trading

Brent crude oil prices struggle to break psychological threshold of $55 per barrel

Ilham Aliyev, his spouse attend opening of Marionette Theatre

Ilham Aliyev, his spouse attend opening of Marionette Theatre

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Marionette Theatre in Icherisheher, Trend reports. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the …

New Azerbaijan-Iran train to start running on Dec. 29

New Azerbaijan-Iran train to start running on Dec. 29

The Nakhchivan-Mashhad train route between Azerbaijan and Iran will start running on December 29, Trend reports. The launch of the railway communication will promote further development of tourism between the two countries. …

Ilham Aliyev turns 55

Ilham Aliyev turns 55

December 24 is the birthday of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Aliyev was born in Baku on December 24, 1961. He entered the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO) in 1977 and graduated it in 1982. Upon his …

Elmira Akhundova’s book #039Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of Change’ presented in Moscow

Elmira Akhundova’s book 'Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of Change’ presented in Moscow

Today, Moscow hosts the official presentation of the recently published book of the deputy of Milli Majlis, a member of the Union of Writers of Azerbaijan, Elmira Akhundova - ‘Ilham Aliyev. Portrait of a President against the Backdrop of …

CIS remains a guarantee of security and development of its member states

CIS remains a guarantee of security and development of its member states

The Commonwealth helps to consolidate the Eurasian model, Rasim Agayev convinced

Dmitry Savelyev to Ilham Aliyev: Thank you for your contribution to the strengthening of the friendship between Moscow and Baku

Dmitry Savelyev to Ilham Aliyev: Thank you for your contribution to the strengthening of the friendship between Moscow and Baku

The head of the inter-parliamentary Azerbaijan-Russia friendship group, a State Duma deputy Dmitry Saveliev congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his birthday. "Today we see a whole new Azerbaijan. …

Baku Port expects growth in freight transportation

Baku Port expects growth in freight transportation

Drop in the volumes was recorded last year due to global economic crisis