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06 February 2006 [02:56]

Illegal arms confiscated in Nakhchivan

A lot of ammunitions were confiscated in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic within last week.
06 February 2006 [02:52]

Last year 66 martyr's families and veterans of Karabakh war were granted flats in Sumgait

Last year 66 martyr's families and veterans of Karabakh war were granted a new flat in Sumgait.
06 February 2006 [02:30]

Cabinet of Ministers decides to restore five musical collectives to AzTV again

Five musical collectives removed from "AzTV" Closed Joint-Stock Company were restored by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers.
05 February 2006 [12:12]

Relocation of IDP families to new settlements will start in May

Though construction of settlements in Agdam region for internally displaced people temporarily living in Barda and Agjabadi regions according to President's disposal was finished, lack of electric power in these regions will delay resettlement process.
05 February 2006 [12:00]

Baku may become Microsoft's regional center

The idea to computerize schools and create an electron government was supported in the global forum organized by Microsoft in Lisbon, Portugal.
04 February 2006 [19:12]

First Lady visits schools in Astara and Lenkeran

In the frameworks of the President Aliyev's visit to Astara and Lankaran regions, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited schoolhouses built in these regions under the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's "New school for reviving Azerbaijan" project.
04 February 2006 [15:54]

Fuad Asadov suggests that Aliyev and Kocharian discuss venue of football matches

AFFA's Secretary General talked to Armenian journalist.
04 February 2006 [15:42]

?flatun Amashov: "I hope President will take steps for resolving issue of newspapers’ debts to publishing house"

"I hope President Ilham Aliyev will take moves for solution the issue of debts to the publishing house aimed at assisting the country's press and freedom of expression development," said the chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov.
04 February 2006 [15:40]

?isir Mardanov: "In case weather conditions get worse studies at schools may be suspended again"

In case weather conditions in Azerbaijan get worse studies at secondary schools may be suspended again, the Minister of Education Misir Mardanov said in a statement.
04 February 2006 [15:38]

Health Ministry to intensify control over medicine prices

The Innovation and Provision Center of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry will intensify control over medicine prices in the country.
04 February 2006 [15:26]

5-points earthquake recorded in Siyazan

Earthquake was recorded in 14 km to the west from Siyazan town on Saturday at 05.49 a.m.
04 February 2006 [15:22]

No citizens of Azerbaijan among passengers of Al Salam 98 ferry sunk in Red Sea

According to the information from the Egypt and Saudi Arabia official bodies, there are no citizens of Azerbaijan among the passengers of the Al Salam 98 ferry sunk in the Red Sea.
04 February 2006 [15:18]

Azeri national football team to hold 2 matches with Ukraine

AFFA agreed with the Ukrainian Football Federation (UFF) on holding of friendly matches between the national teams.
04 February 2006 [15:15]

Education Minister received invitation to visit Iran

Minister of Education Misir Mardanov received invitation to pay an official visit to Iran.
04 February 2006 [15:09]

Michel Danet: "There is no proper customs control on occupied territories of Nagorno Karabakh"

Secretary General of the World Customs Organizations held press conference.
04 February 2006 [10:36]

Nusrat Gasimov: "Fees for gas not paid by the population of the capital increase by 10% every year"

Deputy chief of the Baku city Head Office of Gas Production Nusrat Gasimov held a press-conference dedicated to gas supply of the capital and existing problems.
04 February 2006 [10:20]

Demonstration to be staged outside the embassies of the states in Azerbaijan over printing of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Azerbaijan Islamic Party will address the Foreign Ministry with regard to the printing of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in foreign press.
04 February 2006 [10:10]

Deadly explosion occurred in Goytapa frontier group

Unidentified explosion killed one person in Goytapa frontier group yesterday.
04 February 2006 [10:05]

Protest action held in Nardaran

Yesterday protest action was organized in Nardaran settlement with regard to the recent incident which killed two policemen, one resident of Nardaran and injured two residents.
04 February 2006 [10:00]

AFFA addressed a letter to UEFA on Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan

The administration of AFFA addressed a letter to UEFA with regard to the meeting of Armenian team with our national team in the qualifying stage of European championship 2008 which is to be held in Austria and Switzerland.
04 February 2006 [09:45]

6 thousand year old household thing found in Jalilabad, exposed the next bogus invention of Armenians

Resident of Buravar village of Jalilabad district Maarif Seydaliyev came across an ancient household thing while plowing up his yard.
04 February 2006 [09:40]

Tariff Council of Azerbaijan declined appeal of Baku executive power to raise public transport fares

The Tariff Council of Azerbaijan made a decision today during its regular meeting to decline the appeal of the Baku executive power on raising fares at the city public transport.
04 February 2006 [09:30]

ABA CEELI conducts workshop for journalists

American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA CEELI) conducts a workshop "On access the information" for the journalists in the framework "Program on combating corruption".
04 February 2006 [09:05]

Oruj Zalov: "580 crimes by teenagers registered over last years"

"580 crimes, committed by teenagers, were registered over last years," Oruj Zalov, the deputy Minsiter of Internal Affairs, said to journalists.
03 February 2006 [19:46]

Ferry with 1,272 passengers sinks

A ferry carrying 1,272 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, and search and rescue teams retrieved dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.
03 February 2006 [16:35]

One more Azerbaijani football team will start in UEFA Cup

Azerbaijan, that occupies 42nd place in UEFA "Fair Play" rating, received the right to delegate another team to next UEFA Cup.
03 February 2006 [16:27]

6 people die, 6 get injuries in autmbile accident in Alat-Astara automobile accident

A tragic automobile accident happed in the 42nd km of the Alat-Astara-Salyan automobile route, near Yenikand village, on Friday morning at 7.30 a.m.
03 February 2006 [16:24]

President Aliyev attended Lyankaran Diagnostic Center

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended today in the framework of his tour to the country's southern areas the construction site of the Medical Diagnostic Center.
03 February 2006 [16:21]

Azerbaijan's test education system to be assessed

The representatives of the Azerbaijani education system will be on visit to Preston from 6 to 17 February within the program "Training tour of educational test" of the U.S. Educational Test Service.
03 February 2006 [16:12]

Changes and supplements injected into Law on statistics

Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, signed a decree on application of the Law on injection of changes and supplements into the Law on statistics.
03 February 2006 [16:10]

Omb's Institute checks up prisons

The employees of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman's Institute held a check-up at the remand prison 1 of the Central Department for Execution of Court Sentences under the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry.
03 February 2006 [16:06]

UNICEF to hold conference on youth

A two-day conference, where voices of young people and children would be heard by decision-makers, will convene young people, high-level government officials, MPs, media, district authorities and civil society representatives.
03 February 2006 [05:40]

4 persons wanted over the event took place in Nardaran on January 25

"The event happened in Nardaran on January 25 is a grave crime. Two police officers were murdered when they were executing their official duty", Prosecutor-General Zakir Garalov told.
03 February 2006 [05:27]

Meeting of Judiciary Council held

Meeting of Judiciary Council was held yesterday. Addressing the meeting, Justice Minister Fikret Mammadov informed about the reforms carried out in the judiciary system.
03 February 2006 [05:21]

Scientific-practical conference on the theme "History of genocides and Armenian claims to the West" to be held in Germany

Scientific-practical conference on the theme "History of genocides and Armenian claims to the West" will be held in Mainz, Germany on February 17.
03 February 2006 [05:04]

Constriction of new building of Supreme Court to be started in these days

"A place was allocated for a new building of the Supreme Court. A company to implement building was determined by means of a tender. Construction of the building will be started in these days".
03 February 2006 [04:59]

Primary investigation of Haji Mamamdov's case to be completed by the end of February

Nizami Abdullayev who's searched for the criminal case on Haji Mammadov has been arrested in Russia and taken to Azerbaijan.
03 February 2006 [04:55]

Investigation group for murder of Elmar Huseynov to leave for Georgia soon

"All the necessary measures are taken to reveal and arrest the murderers of Elmar Huseynov. After the arrest of the identified murderers other participants and organizers of the murder will be identified", Prosecutor General Zakir Garalov told.
03 February 2006 [04:46]

Secretary General of World Customs Organization Michel Danet rewarded "Shohrat" order

Today President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on conferring "Shohrat" order to the Secretary General of World Customs Organization (WCO) Michel Danet.
03 February 2006 [04:34]

Days of Egyptian Culture to be held in Baku

Days of Egyptian Culture will be held in Baku this spring.
03 February 2006 [04:07]

Officer and soldier of Azerbaijani Army died in avalanche

The officer of Azerbaijan Armed Forces Captain Khalid Valiyev conscripted to the military service by Agjabadi military registration office and soldier Jalil Babakishiev conscripted to the military service by Gusar Military Registration Office died in avalanche in the territory of Gadabey on January 27.
03 February 2006 [03:54]

WHO experts to visit Masalli, Barda and Nakhchivan to assess the situation on Bird flue

4-member mission of World Health Organization (WHO) which has been on a visit in Azerbaijan since 28 January leave for Massali to assess the situation on Bird flue for today.
03 February 2006 [03:45]

Michel Danet: "The territory of Azerbaijan is used for drugs traffic from Afghanistan to Europe"

"Azerbaijan still remains a transit country in drug-traffic. The territory of Azerbaijan is used for traffic of drugs produced in Afghanistan to Europe today".
03 February 2006 [03:05]

Nardaran residents to hold protest action tomorrow

Residents of Nardaran will hold meeting tomorrow as a protest again.
03 February 2006 [02:45]

Constitutional Court held meeting on the results of last year

Meeting of Constitutional Court (CC) dedicated to the activities of the last year was held.
02 February 2006 [22:39]

Health Ministry found irregularities in Riyad Farm's drugstores

Health Ministry found irregularities in drustores belonging to "Riyad Farm"
02 February 2006 [17:03]

Armenian national team wants to play in Baku, Azeri Football Federation objects

Secretary General of the Azeri Football Federation Fuad Asadov thinks it's not serious.
02 February 2006 [16:43]

Heads of European customs services gather in Baku

Regular meeting of the heads of the European customs services of the World Customs Organization (WCO) started in Baku on Thursday.
02 February 2006 [16:19]

Executive power and Transport Ministry to prepare Baku transport network development scheme till 2030

In the framework of the presidential decree "On improvement of the transport system in Baku for 2006-2007" the city executive power is charged with the task to perform planning of streets, roads and other transport infrastructure during implementation of measures on city–planning.
02 February 2006 [16:13]

Ministry of Ecology not to agree with report by Yale and California Universities

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan does not agree with the reports made by the Yale and the California Universities.
02 February 2006 [13:00]

Armenian Football Federation denouncing Pyunik's behavior

Pyunik's act was discussed in the regular sitting of AFF executive committee.
02 February 2006 [12:08]

President signs decree to improve transport system of capital city

On Wednesday Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on the improvement of the transport system of Baku.
02 February 2006 [11:12]

Kentech local workers stage short strike

Local workers at BP Azerbaijan's oil field contractor Kentech staged a short strike on Tuesday.
02 February 2006 [10:50]

Participants of Conference of World Customs Organization European Region Customs Services Heads visited Heydar Aliyev Foundation

Participants of Conference of World Customs Organization (WCC) European Region Customs Services Heads which is to be held in Baku today visited Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
02 February 2006 [10:49]

Sabine Freizer: "Azerbaijan will be richer due to oil incomes and increase pressure on Armenia"

The director of the Caucasian project of the International Crisis Group (ICG) Sabine Freizer is on a visit in Baku.
02 February 2006 [10:37]

Heavy gas leakage in the pipe caused cut off in gas delivery to Ganja for 6 hours and a half

Gas supply of Ganja city was cut off at about 10.00 a.m. February 1.
02 February 2006 [10:33]

Georgian Public TV to broadcast "News" program in Azeri

Azerbaijanis living in Georgia can easily get information about the processes happening in the country in their mother tongue.
02 February 2006 [10:27]

Aslan Ismayilov: "No investigative action is taken about Zulfugarli brothers"

No investigative action is taken about Nureddin Zulfugarli, chief of Managing Staff of "Bakuelectrosshtamp" and "Bakupoladtokme" Open Joint-Stock Companies (OJSC) and his brother Loghman Zulfugarli.
02 February 2006 [10:16]

Displaced persons from Zangilan, settled in Sabirabad, protest building of a settlement for them in Rustamli village

Displaced persons from Zangilan, who have settled in Sabirabad, are protesting to building a settlement for them in Rustamli village by the State Committee for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (SCRIDP).
02 February 2006 [10:09]

"Barmek" alloted time to its subscribers till February 10

"Barmek-Azerbaijan Electricity Distribution" LLC requests all its subscribers to pay the electricity bill by February 10, 2006.
02 February 2006 [09:54]

Council of Europe releases organized crime assessment

A Council of Europe report detailing trends in organized crime in 2005 is now open to the public.
02 February 2006 [09:35]

Vilayet Eyvazov: "A special operation won't be conducted in Nardaran"

"A special operation will not be conducted in Nardaran settlement," Deputy Interior Minister Vilayet Eyvazov told journalists.
02 February 2006 [09:22]

13 crimes on juveniles registered in Azerbaijan, 23 criminals arrested in the past two years

13 crimes on juveniles were registered in Azerbaijan in 2004-2005.
02 February 2006 [09:05]

Misir Mardanov: "Tuitions should be determined in accordance with quality of education"

The Ministry of Education will raise a question in the Tariff Council on re-determination of tuitions on the basis of new principles in universities and special secondary schools.
02 February 2006 [09:00]

Fire happened in Baku-Kharkov passenger train

Fire happened in one of the trains stopped in Baku railway station on Tuesday.
01 February 2006 [22:44]

RIA-Novosti to open office in Baku

In the framework of the Year of Russia Days in Azerbaijan RIA-Novosti information agency will establish its office in Baku.
01 February 2006 [22:42]

?bulfaz Garayev: "Regulations on Ministry of Culture and Tourism and its structure to be renewed"

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has been established based on two bodies and of course, restructuring will be held at the new department.
01 February 2006 [21:35]

Government to allocate about $7 million for implementation of school building program in Baku and Apsheron peninsular

The government of Azerbaijan is to allocate about $7 million for implementation of the Program of the school building in Baku and the Apsheron peninsular.
01 February 2006 [21:34]

Sitting of committee on SCAD program management due on 2-4 February

Sitting of the Committee on the SCAD program management will take place in Tbilisi on 2-4 February.
01 February 2006 [19:41]

Ceremony of handing over of about 2,000 books as gift from the Pushkin Library to Heydar Aliyev Foundation was held

The ceremony of handing over of about 2000 books as a gift from the Pushkin Library to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation took place on February 1, 2006 at the Foundation.
01 February 2006 [17:06]

Kalkan project of Interpol is great support in combating terror

Kalkan project implemented by the General Secretariat of Interpol is a great support in combating the terror, said Vilayat Eyvazov, the First Deputy Interior Minister of Azerbaijan.
01 February 2006 [17:00]

Youth forum held

The youth forum is held at Excelsior Hotel on 1 February - the Youth Day.
01 February 2006 [16:48]

2nd meeting of working group under Kalkan project of Interpol starts in Baku

The second two-day meeting of the working group on Kalkan project of Interpol started its work in Baku on Wednesday.