Society

16 February 2006 [14:01]

Omb holds inspection of isolation cell of Central Department for Organized Crime Enforcement

On Wednesday Elmira Suleymanova, the Azerbaijani Ombudsman held an inspection of the isolation cell of the Central Department for Organized Crime Enforcement of the Interior Ministry and met with the persons which are under investigation.
16 February 2006 [08:47]

Wild birds die out in Caspian shore

Decline of wild birds' death was fixed in the Caspian shore and sanctuaries yesterday.
16 February 2006 [08:42]

World Health Organization to publicize its report on Bird Flu

Delegation of World Health Organization (WHO), visited Azerbaijan to acquaint with the situation of the Bird Flu, has finished their visit.
16 February 2006 [08:27]

Passing of toxic coffee into Azerbaijan prevented

Customs officers of Balaken region confiscated 12.5 kg of Armenia-made grinded coffee in undeclared parcels weighing 100 gr. During customs survey of the package belonging to Georgian citizen Pirdaus Barkalayeva who entered Azerbaijan through "Mazimchay" customs checkpoint.
16 February 2006 [08:15]

Ramil Usubov talks of criminal gangs

"The Interior Ministry has launched large-scale operations to expose criminal gangs in the country," said the Minister.
16 February 2006 [04:09]

Azerbaijan to participate in international exhibition in Turkey

An international exhibition titled "East Mediterranean International travel and Tourism Exhibition" will be held in Istanbul city of Turkey on February 23.
16 February 2006 [04:03]

Soldier committed suicide in Karabakh

A suicide was committed yesterday in the military unit # "N" in Aghdam, Rafael Javadov, who was drafted to military service in 2005 by Ali Bayramli Military Registration Department, shot himself with his service revolver.
16 February 2006 [03:57]

International seminar on "Distance education and human resources utilization" to be held in Baku

An international seminar of "Distance education and human resources utilization" will be held in Baku in September this year.
16 February 2006 [03:54]

Delegation of Russian government and businessmen to visit Baku next week

Russian national Exhibition and II Azerbaijan-Russia Economic Forum titled "Russia and Azerbaijan: strategic cooperation" will be held in Baku on February 21-24.
16 February 2006 [01:07]

Molla Nasraddin-100 magazine to be issued

"The Public Union of Parliamentary Journalists (PUPJ) intends to prepare a special issue on the 100th anniversary of Molla Nasraddin magazine," Elshad Eyvazly, the head of PUPJ, told.
15 February 2006 [19:51]

Memorial complex dedicated to Azerbaijanis died in Afghanistan is opened in Lankaran

The memorial complex dedicated to the memory of the Azerbaijanis died in Afghanistan was opened in Lankaran on Wednesday, the Union of Afghan-Veterans of Azerbaijan told.
15 February 2006 [18:17]

Restrictions to be imposed on advertisment of tobacco, strong drinks and arms

The Milli Majlis Permanent Commission on Human rights injected supplements and changes into the bill on TV broadcasting at sitting held on Wednesday. The major issue was related to issue of license for advertisement of strong drinks.
15 February 2006 [17:02]

Akif Alizade: "Geology Institute develops 2 projects within technogenic activity in Azerbaijan"

"Taking into consideration technogenic activity in Azerbaijan, particularly, increase of earthquakes, landslides and raising of water level in the Caspian Sea, the Geology Institute developed 2 state programs," Akif Alizade, the head of the Geology Institute of the Academy of Sciences, said to a news conference on Wednesday.
15 February 2006 [12:15]

Ecology Ministry turns to intensive regime

The Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry turned to intensive regime of work to prevent spreading of Bird flu in Azerbaijan. The employees of the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry regularly hold appropriate measures.
15 February 2006 [10:50]

Several offices of Tekhnikabank and Debutbank searched, some were detained

Several offices of Tekhnikabank and Debutbank have been searched by the investigators of Primary Investigation of Tax Crimes of Ministry of Taxes.
15 February 2006 [10:45]

Turkish Football Federation: "We may hold our home matches in Azerbaijan"

Turkish Football Federation (TFF) tries to change of FIFA's decision to ban Turkish national team from playing at the home stadiums
15 February 2006 [10:40]

Iranians moving to northern regions of Azerbaijan to escape possible US military operation

After the statements of US officials on start of military operations against Iran, Iranian citizens started to flow to Azerbaijan.
15 February 2006 [10:35]

New Deputies of Minister of Youth and Sport appointed

Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov appointed his new deputies.
15 February 2006 [10:15]

Ministry of Youth and Sport offers to decrease interest rates on mortgage credits

The newly-established Ministry of Youth and Sport will appeal to the government of the country with a proposal to decrease annual interest rates on mortgage credits provided for young families.
15 February 2006 [10:10]

Masalli resident who allegedly reported to have died of Bird Flu: "I haven't complained of this disease"

The information spread in the media that two people died of Bird flu in Masalli were not confirmed.
15 February 2006 [10:00]

Museum Archaeology and Ethnography faces danger

Museum Archaeology and Ethnography of the Institute of the Archaeology and Ethnography of National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA) have faced with the danger of flooding.
15 February 2006 [09:55]

42 gas pistols were prevented to pass from Russia

Large amount of gas pistols have been prevented to pass from Russia to Azerbaijan on Tuesday.
15 February 2006 [09:50]

Communication lines destructed in Ujar and Kurdemir regions BTC crosses through

A visit was organized to Ujar and Kurdemir regions BTC pipeline crosses through under the project "Support to civil society in territories of pipeline-crossing" implemented by the Citizens' Labour Rights Protection League (CLRPL).
15 February 2006 [09:45]

20 people appealed to child hospital #7 on Bird Flu suspicion

No virus was found.
15 February 2006 [09:40]

USAID announces Community Connections Program

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is sponsoring the Community Connections program in Baku and selected regions of Azerbaijan.
15 February 2006 [09:35]

Seminar on international postal dispatch to be held in Belarus

An international seminar on "Final expenses on international postal dispatch" will be held in Belarus on May 15-16.
15 February 2006 [09:20]

Food prices sharply rise in Zagatala

After diesel fuel rose twice in price, food products continue going up in price in Zagatala everyday.
15 February 2006 [09:15]

Rerun of municipality elections will be held this autumn

"Rerun of the municipality elections will be held this autumn," said spokesman of Central Election Commission Azer Sariyev.
14 February 2006 [22:15]

Bird Flu samples collected in Azerbaijan to be analysed additionally in Germany and the UK

Samples collected during monitoring in Azerbaijan in regard to the bird flue after researches in Azerbaijan will be additionally analysed in Germany and the United Kingdom, the head of the State Veterinary Service Ismail Hasanov said.
14 February 2006 [22:00]

State Veterinary Service recommends to require quality certificate at purchase of poultry

The State Veterinary Service under the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry advices to require quality certificate at purchase of poultry. The same time this products must be registered by the Veterinary Service.
14 February 2006 [18:36]

Azeri newspaper published caricatures of Jesus Christ and Virgin Mary - UPDATED

The Community of "Juma" Mosque intends to bring an action against the "Yeni haber" newspaper, if they don't offer an official apology to the believers for this insulting caricatures.
14 February 2006 [16:49]

Fire in the Baku port

Fire broke out in Iran's ship which had stopped for repair in the Caspian Sea early Tuesday morning.
14 February 2006 [15:01]

Control on measures against Bird flu virus enhanced in Azerbaijan

The State Veterinary Service under the Azerbaijan Agriculture Ministry strengthened control on the fight against the Bird flu virus, the head of the Veterinary Service Ismail Hasanov told today.
14 February 2006 [12:35]

Hebrew language class opened at Baku State University

On Monday a Hebrew language class was opened at the Baku State University.
14 February 2006 [09:55]

President signs decree to confer "Glory" order on Alabas Gadirov

Yesterday President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree to confer "Glory" order on art director of Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theater Alabbas Gadirov for his activities in development of theater work.
14 February 2006 [09:45]

43,000 birds die out in Makhachgala

43,000 of 275,000 birds kept in broiler factory in North settlement of Makhachgala died out.
14 February 2006 [09:45]

International peace rally will be held on inauguration of BTC

Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish women will realize common international peaceful rally on occasion of inauguration of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export pipeline.
14 February 2006 [09:40]

33 children committed suicide last year

Yesterday League for Defense of Child Rights has held a conference named "Situation in prison is better than in boarding schools."
14 February 2006 [09:35]

Hunting of wild birds prohibited in Khanlar

Some measures are taken in Khanlar under worked out measures plan for minimizing spread probability of Bird Flu.
14 February 2006 [09:30]

Crows and pigeons die out in Tovuz

Crows and pigeons die out in Tovuz region and the villages around it.
14 February 2006 [09:05]

People cull out domestic birds in Fuzuli

Crows, wild geese and other waterfowls die out in liberated territories of Fuzuli.
14 February 2006 [08:22]

New Deputies of Culture and Tourism Minister were appointed

New deputies of Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfaz Garayev have been appointed.
14 February 2006 [08:20]

Anniversary of the Khojali genocide will be commemorated in several world countries

The anniversary of the Khojali genocide will be commemorated in several world countries, the State Committee for Azerbaijanis Living Abroad tells.
14 February 2006 [08:00]

Birds die out in Khachmaz

A lot of dead birds have been found in the seashore in Khachmaz region.
14 February 2006 [07:40]

Criminal gang of Georgians arrested in Baku

As a result of the operation jointly conducted by Main Office for Fighting Organized Crimes and Sabunchu district Police Office, members of the criminal gang of Georgian citizens have been detained.
14 February 2006 [07:30]

Imprisonment term of Rafig Aliyev, ex-president of Azpetrol Group of Companies, prolonged for 2 months more

The term of imprisonment of Rafig Aliyev, ex-president of Azpetrol Group of Companies has been prolonged, his lawyer Rafig Guliyev told.
13 February 2006 [17:39]

International Skating Union removed Azeri judge from the Olympics

Our an ice dancing judge was removed from the Olympics panel for poor performance in previous competitions.
13 February 2006 [16:16]

Azeris number 50 mln worldwide

13 February 2006 [15:23]

Seminar on European neighborhood policy in Baku

On February 15, Europa House, which provides technical assistance to the European Union's programs and projects in Azerbaijan, is to hold a seminar "European Union and Azerbaijan" for local journalists.
13 February 2006 [13:47]

Azerbaijan Veterinary Service develops action plan on fight against Bird Flu

The State Veterinary Service under the Azerbaijan Ministry of Agriculture is preparing an action plan on the fight against the Bird Flu virus in the country.
13 February 2006 [13:40]

Azerbaijan Education Minister signed decree on organizing instructive work in regard to Bird Blu

The Minister of Education of Azerbaijan Misir Mardanov signed a decree on organizing the work on raising awareness at schools in respect of the bird flu.
13 February 2006 [13:37]

Caroline Martin: "National Association of municipalities may be established in early 2007"

"The National Association of municipalities of Azerbaijan (NAMA) may be established in early 2007," said Caroline Martin, project director on NAMA establishing program, representing the Secretariat of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe.
13 February 2006 [03:14]

Chief of Binagadi district Police Department Nazim Naghiyev denies information about his dismissal

"News spread in the press about my dismissal or retirement are groundless".
13 February 2006 [02:43]

Not enough proof to launch a criminal case on "Khayal Holding" president's death

No criminal case has been launched about the president of "Khayal Holding" Fikret Rajabov, who had committed with suicide in his summer cottage in Nardaran.
13 February 2006 [02:36]

Resident of Khachmaz hanged himself after his wife's decease

Resident of Khachmaz region Baygishlag village Mubariz Mammadov, born in 1971, hanged himself yesterday in the house of his brother Gabil Mammadov, living in Russia.
13 February 2006 [02:29]

Operative headquarters established in Marneuli due to confirmation of Bird flu in Azerbaijan

On February 11 the Director of Veterinary Department of Agriculture Ministry of Georgia Jambul Marlakelidze held monitoring in Georgia-Azerbaijan border with regard to the confirmation of Bird flu in Azerbaijan.
13 February 2006 [02:26]

One more school building opened in Lerik

A new school building with capacity of 300 students has been opened in Hamarat village of Lerik region.
13 February 2006 [02:10]

No Bird flu in Aghdam and Aghjabedi

After the official information about Bird flu in the republic, relevant organizations started intensified working regime in the regions too.
12 February 2006 [22:05]

No Bird flu-infected persons registered in Azerbaijan - UPDATED

"No bird flu-infected people were registered in Azerbaijan", Leila Seyidbayova, the head of the Baku Central Health Department, stated.
12 February 2006 [15:32]

"Religion and Human Rights" seminar in Kazan

Commissioner for human rights of the Azerbaijan Republic Elmira Suleymanova is due to participate in the seminar entitled "Religion and Human Rights" to be held on February 22-23 in Kazan, Russia.
11 February 2006 [15:53]

Minimal risk of infection with Bird flu

"The risk of infection of the Azerbaijani population with Bird flu is minimal," Ibadulla Agayev, the Chief Epidemiologist of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry, told.
11 February 2006 [10:40]

One more school principal dismissed in Ganja

Serious inspections are conducted in the secondary schools in Ganja from February 1 by the order of Ministry of Education.
11 February 2006 [10:35]

Meeting held in Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources on preventing spread of Bird Flu

A meeting was held in the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources on preventing spread of Bird Flu.
11 February 2006 [10:20]

10 wild bird died in the forest surrounding Jeyranbatan Water Reservoir

The information came from the press service of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.
11 February 2006 [10:10]

New stands will be set up, traffic signs be established, additional traffic-lights be arranged in the capital

In accord with the Measures Plan signed by the President on 2 February for improving the transport system in Baku in 2006-2007, Ministry of Internal Affairs Main State Traffic Police will realize series of projects in this field.
11 February 2006 [09:40]

Five musical collectives restored to AzTV look forward to the decision of Cabinet of Ministers

Five musical collectives restored to "Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting" Closed Joint-Stock Company (AzTV) are looking forward to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers.
11 February 2006 [09:30]

Head of Ganja Health Department replaced again

Head of Ganja Health Department Rizvan Asgarov was removed, Mehman Rzayev was appointed to this post.
11 February 2006 [09:25]

Persons contracting Bird Flu to be treated in child hospital #7

People contracting Bird Flu will be treated in the wards set up on the basis of child hospital #7 in Narimanov discrict.
11 February 2006 [09:20]

Police Department of Gusar:"Anvar Valiyev who was killed in Dagestan as terrorist is not Azerbaijani citizen"

Anvar Valiyev, one of the leaders of Kaspiysk "Jamaat" organization, who was killed by militiamen during the counter-terror operations in Kaspiysk, Dagestan on 7 February turns out to be resident of Yukhari Tahirjal village of Gusar region.
11 February 2006 [09:10]

Weather temperature will rise gradually

The weather is forecasted to be stable and not rainy within a few days.
11 February 2006 [09:05]

About 80 Azerbaijani workers went on strike in "Rigblast" - UPDATED

About 80 Azerbaijani workers who started a strike in Rigblast Company located in Sangachal at 08.00 yesterday morning finished it at midday.
11 February 2006 [01:00]

Commission on Subscriber Complaints of Barmek signs protocols with 521 subscribers

The Commission on Subscriber Complaints of Barmek Energy Distribution Company of Baku considered complaints by 1,777 subscribers in January 2006. The Company signed protocols with 521 subscribers.