21 August 2006 [17:42]
Court of Grave Crimes today continued the court proceeding against the criminal gang led by Haji Mammadov, former official of Crime Investigation Department of Interior Ministry.
21 August 2006 [16:49]
Baku resident Eyvaz Rzayev died in his car at 9am near the Fuzuli avenue.
21 August 2006 [14:18]
Weather temperature is forecast to rise in Aran regions and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.
21 August 2006 [14:15]
Azerbaijan's State Student Admission Commission (SSAC) will accept documents for additional admission to vacancies in higher schools and for the first stage of technical schools from August 23 till 27.
21 August 2006 [13:11]
The total number of crimes committed in Azerbaijan in the first six months of this year increased.
21 August 2006 [12:40]
The funeral of Mehmet Kangarli, head of the Azerbaijan National Center will be held in Karshiyaka cemetery in Ankara, Turkey on Tuesday.
21 August 2006 [11:36]
Azerbaijan's Fide Master Ulvi Bajarani won the under-12 title at the Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival even before playing his last match.
21 August 2006 [00:26]
The Azeri women's team won in their final match in the first leg of the World Grand Prix in Hong Kong yesterday, coming back from two sets down to claim a hard-fought game 3-2 against Thailand.
21 August 2006 [00:15]
Rapid World Championship chess match over eight games between Teymur Rajabov and Vishy Anand is over.
20 August 2006 [19:56]
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan held 'round table', devoted to mutual relations between journalists and police, 19 August.
20 August 2006 [12:51]
Azerbaijan failed to stop China's fierce attack as the Athens Olympic champion clinched their second consecutive victory at the 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix on Saturday.
20 August 2006 [03:39]
Grand Master Vugar Gashimov of Azerbaijan became the sole leader of the Masters Championship at the Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival after beating Russian GM Sergey Grigoriants in the sixth round.
20 August 2006 [03:00]
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has sent humanitarian aid of 5 thousand bodies of sacrificial sheep to Azerbaijani internally displaced persons (IDP) with Islamic Development Bank's funding.
19 August 2006 [17:51]
The Chinese women's volleyball team beat Thailand 3-0 on Friday at the preliminary round of the FIVB World Grand Prix in Hong Kong.
19 August 2006 [17:16]
"We are ready to open new TV and Radio channels and strengthen the broadcasting abroad," Communications and Information technologies Minister Ramil Usubov said.
19 August 2006 [16:54]
"Haji Mammadov is a skillful schemer. He managed to mislead and trick us when he was a senior official but we now should be careful so as not to be misled, Interior Minister of Azerbaijan," Ramil Usubov stated.
19 August 2006 [16:42]
It is known how much the international financial organization will donate in next years to Azerbaijan for the improvement of living conditions of refugees and IDPs, Gurban Sadigov, Cabinet of Minister's refugee and IDP problems department chairman, stated.
19 August 2006 [10:48]
Ambassadors, consuls and representatives to foreign states visited Galagayin displaced-persons camp in Sabirabad.
19 August 2006 [10:45]
State Border Service (SBS) will not have soldiers by the end of 2015, State Border Service chairman Elchin Guliyev told journalists.
19 August 2006 [10:36]
"I decided to resign from the World Azerbaijanis Congress Assembly membership and representative office in Belgium to which I was appointed in the 8th Congress in Stockholm because of the Congress’s contradicting activity towards Azerbaijan Diaspora failure in coordination works," Bulent Gurcam, Belgium-Azerbaijan House chairman and WAC member told the journalists.
18 August 2006 [22:22]
The Fifth International Aerospace Congress IAC' 2006 dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the orbital launch of space station 'Mir' will take place August 27-31 in Moscow.
18 August 2006 [22:00]
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev issued an executive order to renovate and protect historical-architectural monuments in Baku.
18 August 2006 [21:58]
"70 percent of Azerbaijan's water balance is formed outside the republic. We are obliged to use Kyur's water, because, it is the biggest water source in the country.
18 August 2006 [16:31]
Several groups involved in trafficking in women are expected to be exposed soon, the State Border Service (SBS) chief Elchin Guliyev told journalists.
18 August 2006 [15:24]
President Ilham Aliyev issued a decree on increasing the number of judges and defining jurisdiction of courts.
18 August 2006 [14:02]
Three shepherds and about 1,000 head of sheep have disappeared in Azerbaijani region of Zaatala, in Dedibot chain of mountains bordering with Dagestan, Russia.
18 August 2006 [13:59]
Narimanov district court dismissed the complaints of the private Independent Azerbaijan University students, which claimed that the Education Ministry and University authorities violated their right to receive education.
18 August 2006 [10:56]
The temperature will rise again in Azerbaijan in the first half of the next week, Umayra Tagiyeva, Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry National Hydrometeorological Office hydrological forecasting bureau chair informs.
18 August 2006 [10:48]
"Ataholding" OJSC will sponsor staging of "Arshin mal alan" musical comedy by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibayov's in Austrian capital, Vienna in Cammeroper Theatre on 27, 28 and 30 September, this year.
18 August 2006 [10:25]
108 different textbooks were published for secondary schools in Azerbaijan this year, Education Minister Misir Mardanov stated.
17 August 2006 [23:06]
China and Russia will set up a rematch of their Athens Olympics final when they clash in the first leg of the World Grand Prix on Thursday.
17 August 2006 [22:30]
During the first half of this year the internal affairs department of Karaganda region (Kazakhstan) detained nine people, subjects of an international search hiding from the law enforcement agencies of the neighbouring states, said Senior Assistant Prosecutor of Karaganda region Bahytjamal Jaksybaeva.
17 August 2006 [22:15]
"There were no Azerbaijanis among the dead people in the bus crash on Istanbul-Tbilisi route," said Ilham Nezerli, consul of Azerbaijani Embassy in Turkey.
17 August 2006 [22:02]
Two women involved in human traffic were arrested during the joint operation conducted by Azerbaijan's State Border Service and Interior Ministry (IM) Main Office To Fight Organized Crimes (MOFOC) on August 16.
17 August 2006 [22:01]
He says the prison authorities are practicing blackmail and pursuit against him.
17 August 2006 [17:25]
Azerbaijani displaced-persons settled in the DP camps in Berde region and Berde-Yevlakh roadside Ereb-1 have been transferred to new settlements, Elman Ismayilov, State Committee for Refugees and IDPs Repatriation Department chief told.
17 August 2006 [15:25]
The International Football Federation has announced its latest rankings where Azerbaijan moved up three places to 106th.
17 August 2006 [15:12]
After the solemn ceremony of military oath, deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Faig Taghizade delivered a speech before the personnel.
17 August 2006 [15:10]
A bus en route from Istanbul to Tbilisi crashed in Kavak province in Samsun killing at six passengers and heavily injuring 31.
17 August 2006 [14:02]
45-year-old man died of heart failure in "Neftchilar" station of Baku Subway this morning.
17 August 2006 [11:11]
The echelon loaded with weapons and military equipment withdrawn from Russian 62nd military base in Akhalkhalak, Georgia, was delivered to Russian military men at Yalama station in Azerbaijan at 13:00 today.
17 August 2006 [11:03]
GM Vugar Gashimov, from Azerbaijan, and GM Alexei Fedorov, from Belarus, the top-ranked players, shared the leadership in the Masters Championship at the Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival.
17 August 2006 [10:37]
"The draft law on alternative military service will be discussed in parliament autumn session after approval of relevant organizations," Ziyafat Asgerov, Parliament vice-president and Head of standing Commission for Security and Defense Affairs told the journalists.
17 August 2006 [10:32]
Junior Faculty Development Program is implemented in Azerbaijan.
16 August 2006 [23:03]
President Aliyev issued an executive order to appoint Arif Alishanov chairman of the Azerbaijan TV and Radio Broadcast Closed JSC.
16 August 2006 [12:17]
World Cup quarter-finalists Ukraine thrashed Azerbaijan 6-0 in a friendly on Tuesday as both countries prepared for their respective Euro 2008 qualifiers.
16 August 2006 [11:06]
The fire in Aghsu forest was put out this morning, Rovshan Jalilov, Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry (ENRM) Foresting Department director stated.
16 August 2006 [10:57]
Detention conditions of Azerbaijani former Economic Development Minister Farhad Aliyev has become severe, his lawyer Elton Guliyev informed.
16 August 2006 [10:01]
Kurgan city court sentenced Azerbaijanis to 10 and 14 years in jail for illicit drug traffic.
15 August 2006 [16:22]
"Ceasefire was declared in Lebanon on Monday. It is calm now. There are no bombings, no military planes. The devastated roads and bridges are being repaired," Azerbaijani honorary consul in Lebanon Nazih Gassoub told.
15 August 2006 [15:39]
Ombudsman of Azerbaijan has organized a gathering - "Youth is a bridge between generations" dedicated to the International Youth Day.
15 August 2006 [15:37]
There are more than half a million imprisoned women and girls around the world, according to the "World Female Imprisonment List," published for the first time by the International Center for Prison Studies at King's College in London.
15 August 2006 [15:32]
Two women who forced a 14-year-old girl into prostitution one of whom was the girl's aunt, have been jailed for two years.
15 August 2006 [14:30]
The weather temperature is forecasted to fall a little bit in Azerbaijan beginning from today till 21 August.
15 August 2006 [09:49]
Moscow intelligence bodies arrested two Azerbaijanis, who kidnapped 21-year-old girl and demanding money from her relatives.
14 August 2006 [21:22]
Fire danger increased in forests and other green areas because of the extreme hot in Azerbaijan.
14 August 2006 [20:39]
Life-term prisoner of Azerbaijan's Gobustan jail Kamandar Aslanov died early this morning.
14 August 2006 [17:18]
Court of Grave Crimes today continued the trial of the gang led by Haji Mammadov, high ranking official of the Interior Ministry Crime Investigation Department.
14 August 2006 [11:00]
Shaikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Shakhboot Al Nahyan, the President of the Asian Chess Federation, declared open the 16th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival, on behalf of the patron Lt General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Minister of Interior.
14 August 2006 [02:06]
About 100 taekwondoists from 12 countries will attend Azerbaijan Open championship in Baku Sports Complex, August 19-20.
14 August 2006 [02:00]
Azerbaijan's national Under-15 boxing team will participate in the European championship in Nikolayev, Ukraine, August 19-26.
14 August 2006 [01:58]
1st International Drama Festival to be held in Kazakhstan.
14 August 2006 [01:46]
Azerbaijan's national women's volleyball team defeated Kazakhstan 3-1 in a friendly game in Baku.
13 August 2006 [19:48]
Several persons were injured as a result of the fire in a high-rise apartment building.
13 August 2006 [03:22]
"Prosecutors aim to confirm the allegations by asking questions Haji Mammadov against Zakir Nasirov," said lawyer Adil Ismayilov.
13 August 2006 [03:19]
"Milli Yol" newspaper editor-in-chief Shahin Aghabeyli, who was sentenced to one year in prison by the parliamentarian Arif Rehimzadeh's claim, met with his family.
13 August 2006 [03:16]
"Qayda-Qanun" LLC chief, Baku resident Eldar Babayev was detained in an operation held by Interior Ministry Crime Investigation Department.
13 August 2006 [03:12]
The last university entrance examinations were conducted in Azerbaijan today.
12 August 2006 [16:12]
"The Religious Belief and Conscience Freedom Support Center functions illegally and its president Ilgar Ibrahimoglu benefits from the organization for his political interests," said Adil Huseynov, Caucasus Religious Belief and Conscience Freedom Support Center (CRBCFSC) Azerbaijan Office chief.
12 August 2006 [16:00]
The plane taking off from the Heydar Aliyev International Airport en route to Surgut made emergency landing on Friday.
12 August 2006 [15:59]
The 6th international forum of Azerbaijani students studying abroad was held in the capital Baku on Saturday.
12 August 2006 [15:53]
With the support of the Canadian International Development Agency, representatives of the Association of Canada-Azerbaijan Cooperation stayed in Azerbaijan from August 1 to 10.
12 August 2006 [15:51]
Representatives of the national councils of the youth organizations of Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia will visit Azerbaijan on August 14.
12 August 2006 [12:18]
A talented group of teenagers from New York put together a dazzling show to help young children halfway across the world. On Aug. 8, the United Kids of America song and dance troupe performed "Step By Step, Child By Child" at the Kennedy Center's Family Theater in an effort to raise money for orphanages in Azerbaijan.
11 August 2006 [23:18]
Based on information provided to the International Press Institute (IPI), there are renewed concerns about press freedom in Azerbaijan.