Society

17 April 2006 [09:11]

Poultry fair held in Sumgait

Special-purpose fair on sale of fowl and eggs was held in Sumgait yesterday.
17 April 2006 [09:05]

Number of events took place in Lenkoran

The first event was dedicated to the 15-year activity of the Lenkoran State University (LSU).
17 April 2006 [08:55]

Azeris living in Sweden sent letter of protest to Embassy of Hungary

Verdict of the officer of the Azerbaijani army Ramil Safarov by the court of Budapest city to life imprisonment without the right of amnesty for 30 years enraged Azeris living in foreign countries.
17 April 2006 [08:52]

Journalists attended Training-Education Center of Defense Ministry

Group of journalists on the initiative of "Friends of Army" Press club have visited Training-Education Center (TEC) of Defense Ministry.
17 April 2006 [08:45]

Unidentified persons insulted bas-relief of Nizami Ganjavi in Georgia

The great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi's bas-relief in the center of Marneuli region in Georgia suffered of insulting behavior April 13 to 14.
17 April 2006 [08:28]

Head of International Republicans Institute Baku Office met ADP leader

International Republicans Institute (IRI) Baku Office Head Florid Dallas has met with Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP) leadership.
15 April 2006 [16:13]

President congratulates heads of Denmark and Syria

The Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the heads of state of Denmark Kingdom and Syrian Arab republic with their local holidays.
15 April 2006 [10:15]

Trial on assassination attempt against Soyun Sadighov to be held April 25

The Moscow court held a preparatory session related to the assassination attempt against Soyun Sadighov, President of AZERROS Federal National-Cultural Autonomy of Russian Azerbaijanis.
15 April 2006 [10:06]

IOM Conducts Training for Government Officials

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will start April 17 in Baku the 4-day training course on migration management for 23 migration practitioners from the Cabinet of Ministers, State Committee on Refugees and IDPs, MFA, State Border Service (SBS), Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population (MLSPP), Ministry of National Security (MNS), Azerbaijan Airlines State Concern, Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Parliament of Azerbaijan.
15 April 2006 [09:59]

735 teachers removed from invigilators list

State Student Admission Committee (SSAC) has started holding seminar-training for teachers to participate as an invigilator in student admission to higher schools and technical schools.
15 April 2006 [09:45]

London lab announces Bird flu samples'results

The World Health Organization (WHO) Mill Hill reference laboratory in London has announced the results of 43 samples taken from suspected bird flu patients in Azerbaijan.
15 April 2006 [08:00]

Azerbaijani students introduce our country at international exhibition in Egypt

Exhibition-"International Day" was staged in American University in Cairo, Egypt, April 12.
14 April 2006 [22:22]

New airplane of President brought to Baku

New Airbus A319 airplane provided for the President of Azerbaijan has already been brought to Baku.
14 April 2006 [21:52]

Arthur Rasi-Zadeh meets delegation from Turkish football federation

The Azerbaijan PM Arthur Rasi-zadeh met with the delegation from Turkish football federation (TFF) headed by Haluk Ulusoy April 14.
14 April 2006 [21:20]

Political parties and associations protest Ramil Safarov's sentence

Alongside the injustice shown at issuing the life sentence on Azeri military officer Ramil Safarov charged with killing Armenian officer in Hungary, the sentence itself is issued by the order of Armenian lobby, Mamed Alizadeh, Chairman of Deliberative Council and leader of Azerbaijan Democratic World Party, stated.
14 April 2006 [16:49]

Ecology Ministry to work within the frames of International Earth Day

The Ecology and Natural resources Ministry will carry out works within the frames of the international Earth day that is celebrated annually April 22 in many countries of the world.
14 April 2006 [16:42]

Reduction of police staff is voluntary

Reduction of police staff is voluntary, Deputy Interior Minister, Orudj Zalov stated.
14 April 2006 [16:32]

Meeting to protest Ramil Safarov's sentence dispersed by police

Meeting was held near the Huseyn Javid monument in Baku to protest the court sentence to the Azerbaijani officer, Ramil Safarov sentenced to life.
14 April 2006 [09:22]

Head of the Committee on the Rights of the Child visits Azerbaijan

UNO Child's Rights Committee Head Jakob Egbert Doek has visited Azerbaijan.
14 April 2006 [09:06]

Journalists to visit military zones

"Friends of Army" Press Club plans to organize a visit of journalists to one of the military unit of Defense Ministry.
14 April 2006 [08:50]

Azerbaijan Committee Against Tortures announces its annual report 2005

The Azerbaijan Committee Against Tortures (ACAT) has announced its annual report 2005.
14 April 2006 [08:35]

Armenian still to be deported to Azerbaijan

The issue of extradition Armenian citizen Karen Ovannisian from Great Britain to Azerbaijan is discussed.
14 April 2006 [08:30]

Azerbaijan prohibited internal usage and import of ozone-destructive substances

Due to sharp increase of concentration of gases creating hothouse effect in the atmosphere of the Earth, the radiation balance of the planet became affected, what lead to global rise of annual yearly temperature.
14 April 2006 [08:20]

Azerbaijani military commissioner to retire

Chief of the Military Registration and Enlistment Office (MREO), major-general Aliagha Huseynov will be sent into retirement due to retirement age soon.
13 April 2006 [20:27]

PACE culture committee sends a monitoring group to South Caucasus

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe's (PACE) culture committee decided to sent a British MP, Edward O’Hara to study the condition of historical and cultural monuments in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, including occupied Azerbaijani territories.
13 April 2006 [20:26]

New translation software Dilmanc presented in Baku

Presentation of Azeri-English translation software Dilmanc has been held April 13 within the framework of "Creation and modernization of Azeri-English translation software" project executed jointly by the Ministry of Communications and IT and UNDP.
13 April 2006 [16:00]

Law on Education developing

However, Shamsaddin Hajiyev, Chairman of Milli Majlis Commission for Science & Education Affairs informed that the law on Education will be submitted to the MM spring session, but majority of Commission Members did not know about it.
13 April 2006 [15:56]

Prisoners' social problems to solve

Recently the Public Association of Detention Places and Azerbaijan Regional Development Center held round table focused on "Prisoners' social problems and ways of their solution" at International Press Center.
13 April 2006 [14:28]

Azerbaijan 1-1 Turkey

Debutant Hasan Kabze salvaged some pride for ten-man Turkey as his late goal earned a 1-1 friendly draw in Baku.
13 April 2006 [13:12]

President gets familiar with construction of module power station in Shaki District

On April 13 President Ilham Aliyev got familiar with the process of construction of a module power station in Shaki District, north Azerbaijan.
13 April 2006 [10:31]

Government will announce "golden amnesty" in recent days

The government is going to make decision on "golden amnesty", Society for Women Rights Defense named after Dilara Aliyeva informs.
13 April 2006 [10:28]

European Union expert to visit Azerbaijan April 13-15

European Union expert Thomas Zabranski will visit Azerbaijan from 13 April to 15.
13 April 2006 [09:35]

Officials, experts to discuss Azeri juvenile justice

The first national conference on juvenile justice, "Perspectives of Juvenile Justice Development in Azerbaijan", will be held at the Excelsior hotel in Baku Thursday and Friday.
13 April 2006 [09:33]

EU-funded anti-drug program to be mulled in Baku

The implementation of the European Union-funded South Caucasus Anti-Drug (SCAD) program will be discussed at a three-day meeting of experts from the Ministries of Health and Justice, and the State Statistics Committee, due in Baku Thursday, the SCAD office said.
13 April 2006 [09:31]

Iranian Embassy's web link in Azeri launched

A section of the website of the Iranian embassy in Baku, www.iranembassy.az, designed for its press-service has been launched.
13 April 2006 [08:54]

President Ilham Aliyev visited Gakh region

President's visit to north-west region continues.
13 April 2006 [08:26]

Azeri bird flu girls discharged as outbreak eases

Azerbaijan's Health Ministry said on Wednesday that a bird flu outbreak was easing in the country and that two teenage girls had recovered sufficiently from the virus to be discharged from hospital.
12 April 2006 [17:03]

PACE rapporteur says 5,000 soldiers died from sickness and malnutrition in Azerbaijan's Army

At the PACE session Bulgarian parliamentarian Alexander Arabadjiev presented his report on human rights of members of armed forces.
12 April 2006 [17:00]

Day of Azerbaijan held in France

Event titled "Day of Azerbaijan" has been recently held in the French city of Toulouse at the initiative of Azerbaijan communities and Azerbaijani students, the State Committee on Azerbaijanis residing abroad informs.
12 April 2006 [16:05]

Israfil Ashurli postpones Everest climbing

The Azerbaijani mountain–climber, Israfil Ashurli postponed climbing Everest till the next year.
12 April 2006 [14:40]

International Red Cross Committee Conducts Training for Defense Ministry

International Red Cross Committee (IRCC) alongside Defense Ministry is leading training for militaries of Azerbaijan's army.
12 April 2006 [14:05]

Agajan Abiyev: "IOC reacted positively to changes in boxing judging"

Executives of the International Olympic Committee have positively estimated the changes made in the world’s boxing judging practice.
12 April 2006 [11:59]

President attends ceremony of new hospital foundation in Balakan

President Ilham Aliyev attended ceremony of new hospital's foundation in Balakan.
12 April 2006 [02:24]

Another case of Bird Flu confirmed in Azerbaijan

Tests conducted at a WHO collaborating laboratory in the United Kingdom have retrospectively identified an additional human case of H5N1 infection.
12 April 2006 [02:09]

Teymur Rajabov and Shahriyar Mammadyarov will meet in Spain

On April 14 international rapid chess tournament starts in San-Sebastian city of Spain
12 April 2006 [01:56]

Tarkan will present special program

Famous Turkish singer is getting ready for the concert to be held on June 25 at the Tofik Bharamov.
12 April 2006 [01:30]

International criminal gang stands trial in Baku

Court proceedings against 16-memebr gang charged with committing terrorism acts and other crimes started today in the Azerbaijan's Court for Grave Crimes.
11 April 2006 [22:38]

Mehriban Aliyeva receives delegation of US Jewish Community Federation

Mehriban Aliyeva, the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, received delegation of US Jewish Community Federation headed by Lev Levayev.
11 April 2006 [16:48]

Azerbaijani delegation to take part in the "Bird flu" conference

The Azerbaijani delegation will take part at "Bird flu" conference in Ankara, the Health Ministry's press-release says.
11 April 2006 [16:27]

Court of Appeal to consider appeal by Musavat Party

The Court of Appeals will consider the appeal by Musavat Party on restoration of Aynur Jamalgizi in the ranks of the party on Wednesday, Ibrahim Ibrahimli, the chair of the Central Control Inspection Commission (CCIC), stated.
11 April 2006 [14:26]

President meets the Head of CIS Jewish communities' federation

The Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev has accepted the President of the CIS Jewish communities' federation, Lev Levaev.
11 April 2006 [13:47]

President of Austrian Supreme Court of Justice leaves for Guba

Johan Reshut, President of Austrian Supreme Court of Justice, left for Guba region on Tuesday, Allahverdi Nehramli, the Head of press service of the Azerbaijani Supreme Court, informs.
11 April 2006 [09:50]

US stops receiving Azerbaijani immigrants

The US government stopped receiving Azerbaijani immigrants within the Refugees Program.
11 April 2006 [09:43]

International Migration Organization holds training

International Migration Organization will hold training for state organizations representatives being busy with migration "Migration Management bases".
11 April 2006 [09:04]

Azerbaijani gymnast wins golden medal

International gymnastics tournament is over in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
11 April 2006 [08:59]

English language library openes in Zagatala

English language library was opened in secondary school #1 in the region of Zagatala by the initiative of US Peace Corps volunteer David Rizinburg.
11 April 2006 [00:06]

Bird flu quarantine remains in just one Azerbaijani district

A bird flu quarantine is being maintained only in one Azerbaijani district, the press service of state veterinary service at the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry said.
10 April 2006 [21:11]

Health Ministry to renovate Clinical Medicine Center

The Azerbaijani Health Ministry started renovation at the Clinical Medicine Center, former Semashko hospital.
10 April 2006 [21:02]

Prosecutor General's Office addresses to Georgian counterparts

The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office addressed to the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office to hand over Azer Samadov, the head of the Center of Defense of Religion and Liberty of Conscience, who was arrested in Tbilisi in early April, to Azerbaijan.
10 April 2006 [16:38]

Youth of CIS & countries of world to meet in Moscow

Farhad Mammadov, a co-constitutor of "Irali" (Forward) all-republican youth movement, will participate in the meeting of the presidium of the Union of Youth and Student Organizations from 12 to 13 April, as well as the first forum of the representatives of the creative intelligentsia of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from 14 to 15 April.
10 April 2006 [14:21]

Azeri SVS completes disinfection of territories on Caspian shore

The State Veterinary Service (SVS) under the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry completed disinfection of all territories on the shore of the Caspian Sea.
10 April 2006 [12:56]

Azerbaijani smugglers detained in Georgia

Aleksi Aleksishvili, Georgian Finance Minister demands introduction of stricter control at the customs checkpoints.
10 April 2006 [12:50]

4 items put on agenda of workshop on Azeri-Turkish media

The agenda of workshop "Media of Azerbaijan and Turkey: similarity and differences" is divided into 4 items.
10 April 2006 [09:21]

Diagnostic tests on 4464 samples conducted in case of Bird flu

The State Veterinary Service (SVS) under the Ministry of Agriculture spread information on the results of the Bird flu tests conducted in 2005-2006.
10 April 2006 [09:14]

Several members of SANAM arrested in Tebriz

The members of the South Azerbaijan National Movement (SANAM) Mustafa Avazpur and his two brothers were arrested by law-enforcement bodies of Iran in Tebriz city.
09 April 2006 [23:02]

Dialogue Eurasia Platform program's meeting held in Turkey

Antalya hosted on Saturday a "general assembly" amid the Dialogue Eurasia Platform’s four-day meeting over "media".
09 April 2006 [21:46]

Azerbaijani secret services overlook phone conversations with Armenia

A scandal broke off in Azerbaijan after the Minister of communications and informational technologies claimed that the local secret services tap every call from the country to the neighboring Armenia, local media reported.
08 April 2006 [18:31]

2 Azerbaijanis killed in Moscow in mob war

Two Azerbaijani criminals were killed on Moscow's Leninsky Avenue on Friday evening. The police think that it was a mob war.
08 April 2006 [18:16]

Proposal of Council of Europe: "Let a new mayor of Baku be elected"

Recently third meeting of steering project group on creation of National Associations of local authorities started.
08 April 2006 [17:46]

New head of Space TV Channel

Sevindzh Abdullayeva, who had been an Itar-Tass correspondent in Baku for the past 13 years, was put in charge of a leading independent television company of Azerbaijan, Space, on Friday.
08 April 2006 [17:15]

Russian prosecutors order arrest of 4 suspects in Azeri TV producer assault case

Moscow prosecutors have ordered the arrest of four suspects in an attack on an NTV television producer, the Prosecutor's Office said Saturday.
08 April 2006 [11:04]

Ombudsman of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova met with Marco Barsotti

Commissioner for Human Rights of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova has received resident–coordinator of UNO, UNO Development Program (DP) Head in our country Marco Barsotti.
08 April 2006 [10:55]

Parliament adopts amendments to anti-corruption law

The draft law "On making additions and amendments to some legislative acts to combat corruption" was discussed in the second part of today’s session of Parliament.
08 April 2006 [10:42]

Special Treatment Center for thalassemia patients to be built

Health Minister Ogtay Shireliyev met with parents of thalassemia patients in the Hematology Institute.
08 April 2006 [10:18]

Court sitting on Barmek's suit against Ministry of Taxes deferred

Court sitting on suit brought by the Barmek Azerbaijan Electricity Network Limited Liability Company (LLC) against the Ministry of Taxes was deferred in the Court of Economy of Azerbaijan because no representative from the Ministry was present at the sitting.