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EBRD forecasts Azerbaijan’s GDP growth

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) forecasts 2.5%-growth in Azerbaijan’s GDP in 2018, according to the bank's Regional Economic Prospects report. ‘This is 0.5% higher than previous forecast’, …

Baku hosts ceremony to mark May 9 Victory Day

Baku has hosted a solemn ceremony to mark the 73rd anniversary of victory over fascism in the World War II.   President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first …

Putin congratulates South Caucasus on Victory Day

Russian president Vladimir Putin congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan,Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the citizens of Georgia and …

AZAL plane makes emergency landing in Baku

The J2-075 aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), which was flying from Baku to Istanbul, has made an emergency landing at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport due to a technical reason. "The plane landed safely on 9:33 am …

Rauf Talishinsky passes away

Editor-in-Chief of the Echo newspaper Rauf Talishinsky has died in Baku yesterday aged 62, the deceased’s colleagues said. Talishinsky was born on 16 November 1956. He graduated from Moscow State University …

Azerbaijan to host World Cup of folklore dances

Azerbaijan will host  the World Cup of folklore dances for the first time on May 12-13. The tournament will be held at the Rashid Behbudov State Song Theatre. The age categories of the participants include Children 1 (6-7 years …

Shusha: 26 years of occupation

Twenty six years have passed since the occupation of Azerbaijan's town of Shusha by Armenia's armed forces. Shusha, one of the unique cultural centers of Azerbaijan, is a city, characterized for its natural beauty, and is a …

Seismic station to be installed in Jojug Marjanli

  The National Seismological Service Center at the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said that it is getting ready to install a seismic station in the Jojug Marjanli village in the Jabrayil district. The …

Azerbaijan, Iran to discuss energy cooperation

Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov has visited the 23rd Iran International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition (Iran Oil Show-2018). Shahbazov participated in an inauguration ceremony May 6, …