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FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

The Intercontinental Judges’ Courses on Artistic Gymnastics of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have started in Baku. The courses are being held in Azerbaijan’s capital on January 17- 21. Addressing the opening, …

Azerbaijan and WB to sign loan deal on TANAP

Azerbaijan and WB to sign loan deal on TANAP

Today Baku will host a ceremony for signing of a loan agreement between Azerbaijan and the World Bank on the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, the WB Baku office said. The signing ceremony will be held as part of the …

Azerbaijani-Iranian pharmaceutical plant#039s construction launched in Baku

Azerbaijani-Iranian pharmaceutical plant's construction launched in Baku

A groundbreaking ceremony of the Azerbaijani-Iranian joint pharmaceutical plant, Caspian Pharmed, was held in the Pirallahi Industrial Park in Baku. Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and …

Kazakhstan wants to boost oil export via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline

Kazakhstan wants to boost oil export via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline

Kazakhstan intends to increase the export of oil through the Russian section of the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline, a source close to the oil and gas market of Azerbaijan announced yesterday. "Kazakhstan …

Baku to host 2019 Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

Baku to host 2019 Summer European Youth Olympic Festival

It was originally due to be staged in Minsk

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 …

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 …

Tickets for Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku bought in 24 countries

Tickets for Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku bought in 24 countries

Sale of tickets for the Formula 1 in Baku is going on normally, the head of marketing and communications at Baku City Circuit, Nigar Arpadarai, said. “As of today, tickets have been sold to buyers in 24 …

Festival of National Music returning to Baku

Festival of National Music returning to Baku

The 2nd Republican Festival "National modal system of Uzeyir Hajibayli in the study repertoire for young musicians" will be held in Baku on April 10-17, AzerNews reported citing Trend Life. The festival, to be …

Blast hits gas pipeline near Baku

Blast hits gas pipeline near Baku

An explosion has occurred at a gas pipeline near Azerbaijan's capital Baku at around 0700 local time on Monday, the country's Emergencies Ministry said. There were no reports of casualties. Gas supply to the pipeline …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Economic ministers of Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States meet in Baku

Economic ministers of Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States meet in Baku

The sixth meeting of economic ministers of member states of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States is being held in Baku today. More than 50 delegates from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will participate in the …

Azerbaijan sets priorities in development of  tourism industry

Azerbaijan sets priorities in development of tourism industry

Azerbaijan has defined four priority areas for the tourism development until 2020. They are reflected in ‘’The strategic road map for the development of the specialized tourism industry in Azerbaijan’’ published today. …

High-speed train to connect Baku and Naftalan

High-speed train to connect Baku and Naftalan

In the framework of the ‘’strategic road map for the development of specialized tourism industry in Azerbaijan’’,  a high-speed train will be launched between Baku and …

Ilham Aliyev receives Georgia#039s Defense Minister

Ilham Aliyev receives Georgia's Defense Minister

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev held talks with the Defense Minister of Georgia Levan Izoria in Baku. The meeting was held in the framework of the Georgian …

Hochstein: Falling oil price not happening as result of US interference in market

Hochstein: Falling oil price not happening as result of US interference in market

Unlike in most countries, in the US nearly 4,000 companies operate in the energy sector, said Amos Hochstein, special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs at the US Department of State. “If the …

 Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Chairman of the lower house (Majlis) of Kazakhstan’s parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin will visit Azerbaijan next week, the Kazakh embassy in …

Iosif Kobzon: Azerbaijan is a noble country

Iosif Kobzon: "Azerbaijan is a noble country"

Deputy chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Culture about Russian-speaking population of Azerbaijan

Hungary, Azerbaijan to strengthen ties further

Hungary, Azerbaijan to strengthen ties further

The Azerbaijan-Hungary relations are at a high level and trust relationship was established between the heads of the two states, the Hungarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Imre Laszloczki told Trend. There are rather strong …

Event commemorating Heydar Aliyev held in Baku

Event commemorating Heydar Aliyev held in Baku

Azerbaijan commemorated architect and founder of more independent Azerbaijani state, famous political figure Heydar Aliyev. The event is timed to the 13th anniversary of death of the national leader of Azerbaijani people. It …

NATO stands for peaceful resolution of conflicts in South Caucasus

NATO stands for peaceful resolution of conflicts in South Caucasus

Azerbaijan is an important strategic partner for NATO, the Romanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dan Iancu said at a round table in Baku, dedicated to the regional security challenges in the Caspian and Black Sea regions. …

Itochu keen to expand co-op with SOCAR

Itochu keen to expand co-op with SOCAR

Japan’s Itochu Corporation is interested in expanding cooperation with Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, Masahiro Imai, a member of the board at Itochu, said, Trend reports. Imai made the remarks at a …

Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games general secretary: Games in Baku to be best

Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku on May 12-22 will be the best in history, the general secretary of the Islamic Solidarity Games, Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Nassar, said. "Baku has a unique …

 Russian business mission to arrive in Baku in first quarter of 2017

Russian business mission to arrive in Baku in first quarter of 2017

Russia's business mission plans to pay a visit to Azerbaijan in the first quarter of 2017, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian-Azerbaijan Business Council (RADS) Konstantin Evstyukhin said at the …

Russian interior minister arrives in Baku today

Russian interior minister arrives in Baku today

Russia’s Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev will visit Baku on December 6, an informed source said. During the visit, the head of Russia’s Interior Ministry is expected to meet with Azerbaijan’s …