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AZAL stops Baku - Ganja flights

AZAL stops Baku - Ganja flights

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has stopped its domestic flights on the Baku–Ganja–Baku air route due to unprofitability on these flights on January 9, the press service of the company said. Daily flights on route …

Turkey to offer citizenship to investors and foreigners who buy property

Turkey to offer citizenship to investors and foreigners who buy property

Turkey will grant citizenship to foreigners who buy properties worth at least $1 million and invest a minimum of $2 million or deposit at least $3 million in a bank account for more than three years, according to a revised decree that was …

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey are normalizing relations, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov told journalists on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum. "We are developing constructive cooperation with Turkey. …

Russian ambassador’s assassin to be buried in paupers’ cemetery - media

Russian ambassador’s assassin to be buried in paupers’ cemetery - media

The assassin of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Mevlut Mert Altintas will be buried in a paupers’ cemetery in Ankara, APA reported with reference to the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet.   According to …

New deputy education minister appointed in Azerbaijan

New deputy education minister appointed in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on appointing Matin Eynullayev the country’s third deputy minister of education. Matin Eynullayev previously served as head of the Education Ministry’s Office, APA reports.

Chechen law enforcement officers dismantle militant network

Chechen law enforcement officers dismantle militant network

Seven militants were killed in a security operation in Russia's southern region of Chechnya, a source in local police said, adding that dozens of militants were detained. Earlier, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that four …

Turkish deputies brawl during debate in parliament

Turkish deputies brawl during debate in parliament

Scuffles have broken out at Turkey’s parliament amid debates over a controversial bill on constitutional amendments, which would expand the powers of the president. Turkish lawmakers got engaged in physical violence, pushing each …

EU urges Armenia to return body of Azerbaijani serviceman

EU urges Armenia to return body of Azerbaijani serviceman

Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland urged Armenia to return the body of the Azerbaijani serviceman without delay. "The Council of Europe does not have a direct role in the negotiations, and …

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

An Iranian delegation will visit Saudi Arabia on February 23 to discuss the issue of Hajj with Saudi officials. The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative on Hajj Affairs Ali Qazi …

Syrian officials reach agreement to fix damaged water source

Syrian officials reach agreement to fix damaged water source

The Syrian government had agreed with rebels in the Wadi Barada area for technicians to enter a damaged spring facility that supplies water to the capital, the governor of Syria's Damascus Countryside province Alaa Munir …

Turkey intends to build walls on borders with Armenia - media

Turkey intends to build walls on borders with Armenia - media

The Turkish Ministry of National Defense and the Finance Ministry are discussing a proposal to construct walls along the border with Armenia, the Turkish newspaper Star writes. A fence, which measures three meters high, is offered …

Azerbaijan#039s peacekeepers sent to Afghanistan

Azerbaijan's peacekeepers sent to Afghanistan

A group of 41 Azerbaijani military personnel has been sent to Afghanistan in accordance with the plan and rotation for serving within the NATO-led 'Resolute Support' mission in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said. …

Ulyukayev does not appeal against property confiscation

Ulyukayev does not appeal against property confiscation

The former Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev did not appeal the decision to confiscate his property, the Court’s spokesperson Yunona Tsareva said. She recalled …

Gas pipeline fire in Baku extinguished

Gas pipeline fire in Baku extinguished

A gas pipeline fire in the Sangachal settlement of Azerbaijan’s Garadagh district, which  was extinguished, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a statement. “SOCAR transferred the gas to an …

SOCAR releases information about fire at gas pipeline in Sangachal

SOCAR releases information about fire at gas pipeline in Sangachal

A fire broke out at the main gas pipeline in the Sangachal settlement of Azerbaijan’s Garadagh district on January 10 at about 20.45 pm, APA reports with reference to the press service of SOCAR.   According to the …

Fuad Isgandarov: Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU

Fuad Isgandarov: "Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU"

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium on the prospects of Baku's relations with the EU

Suspected suicide bomber killed before carrying out attack in Gaziantep - media

Suspected suicide bomber killed before carrying out attack in Gaziantep - media

One suspected "terrorist" was shot dead by Turkish police during the gun battle, CNN Turk reported, while at least one accomplice was feared to be on the run. Gunfire has been reported outside a police station in the Turkish …

Snow-laden canopy collapses in Istanbul

Snow-laden canopy collapses in Istanbul

One person has been killed and at least 10 people have been injured after a canopy laden with snow collapsed during funeral prayers at a mosque in Istanbul's Ataköy district on Tuesday, as the city is trying to cope with heavy snowfall …

House arrest of Ulyukayev extended

House arrest of Ulyukayev extended

A Moscow court has extended the pretrial house arrest of former Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev by three months. The Basmanny district court granted prosecutors' request for an extension on January …

Over 150 different types of things from collapsed pier found in Caspian Sea

Over 150 different types of things from collapsed pier found in Caspian Sea

During the search and rescue operation, over 150 different types of things supposed to belong to collapsed on December 15 pier have been found and handed over, the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Republic said. …