21 January 2006 [00:30]

Arctic weather kills more in Russia

It has been described as Russia's coldest winter in a generation and it is continuing to take a heavy toll.
21 January 2006 [00:20]

Slovak military plane crashes in Hungary, killing 16: ministry

A Slovak military plane with 45 people on board crashed in northeastern Hungary, killing at least 16 people, interior ministry spokesman Tibor Dobson told, revising down a previous toll of 44.
20 January 2006 [17:26]

CIS Council of customs heads due in Baku in 2007

The arrangement of control places, the improvement of the legal base on security standards and global computerization were attributed as the urgent tasks for the CIS customs services at the 42nd meeting of the CIS Council of Customs Heads held in Strelne under St.-Petersburg, Russia, on Friday.
20 January 2006 [16:47]

President pardons 95

President Ilham Aliyev on Thursday pardoned 95 prisoners.
20 January 2006 [16:42]

President Aliyev pays tribute at Alley of Martyrs

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev paid a tribute at the Cemetery of Martyrs in Baku on January 20.
20 January 2006 [16:36]

Azerbaijan mourns Black January Martyrs

On January 20, people of Azerbaijan commemorate a tragedy, which became a turning point in the nation's struggle for independence from the former Soviet Union and one of the most tragic events in its recent history.
20 January 2006 [03:46]

The students on hunger strike restored

The case of two students, former 4th-year student of History faculty of Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University (ASPU) Namig Feyziyev and former 4th-year student of faculty of International Relations of Baku State University (BSU) Turan Aliyev, reported of being expelled from the universities for political conviction, was reviewed today.
20 January 2006 [03:06]

Head of State Commission on Student Admission Maleyka Abbaszade to visit US

Delegation led by the head of State Commission on Student Admission Maleyka Abbaszade will be on visit to US from February 6 till February 17.
20 January 2006 [02:45]

Report of Azerbaijani government concerning "Convention on the Children's Rights" heard in Geneva today

Azerbaijani Delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov participates in the 41st session of the UN Committee on the Children's Rights started on January 9 in Geneva.
20 January 2006 [02:03]

Seventh round of monitoring held by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources ended, Bird flu virus not found

Seventh round of monitoring conducted by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources aimed at preventing spread of Bird flu in Azerbaijan has completed.
20 January 2006 [01:44]

Heavy fire happened in asylum in Suleyman Rustam Street, some injured

A heavy fire happened in an asylum located in Suleyman Rustam Street 40 at about 20:15 yesterday.
20 January 2006 [00:56]

Caspian Sea level to raise up to 1 meter

Specialists of hydrometeorology center of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources prepared atlas of flooding of littoral zones of Azerbaijan on scale 1: 25000.
20 January 2006 [00:11]

US bird flu team to travel to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

A US team of experts, currently investigating the deadly bird flu outbreak in Turkey, will also travel to neighboring Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, a US embassy spokesman said here on Thursday.
19 January 2006 [23:00]

Neftchi FC probably to reach final of "Commonwealth Cup" without struggle

RFU's official reaction to failure of match Neftchi-Pyunik
19 January 2006 [14:49]

Azerbaijan society of America commemorates “Black January” and remembers the heroes who gave their lives for Azerbaijan’s independence

The People of Azerbaijan mark the 16th anniversary of one of the most tragic events of modern history of Azerbaijan - the "Black January".
19 January 2006 [14:25]

Azeri Omb meets Marco Borsotti

Cooperation with the UN receives high estimation.
19 January 2006 [14:21]

Armenian champion refuses to play with Neftchi FC

Pyunik can be punished by the Commonwealth Cup Organizing Committee.
19 January 2006 [14:13]

ABU to clash with Romanian Tomis

According to the draw of the European Challenge Cup women’s handball tournament, in 1/8 final Azerbaijani "ABU" club will clash with Romanian "Tomis", Constantza, spokesman of the Azerbaijan Handball Federation announced.
19 January 2006 [13:39]

Azeri wanted through Interpol arrested in Japan

"Murad Aliyev, the resident of the Archivan village, the Astara region, who was wanted through Interpol, was arrested in Japan," Madat Guliyev, the head of the National Center of the organization.
19 January 2006 [05:16]

Snow-storm is expected in Apsheron peninsula on January 21

"It will stop snowing at the noontime tomorrow", - Umayra Taghiyeva, head of the Hydrological Forecasts Bureau of National Hydrometeorology Department, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told.
19 January 2006 [05:11]

Ministry of Economic Development monitors fulfillment of prohibitions fixed by Veterinary Service in connection with Bird flu danger

The Antimonopoly Policy Department of the Ministry of Economic Development began monitoring fulfillment of prohibitions fixed by the State Veterinary Service in connection with Bird flu danger in poultry and fowl sale stations.
19 January 2006 [04:32]

Level of Kur is falling from today

Level of the Kur has fallen by 5 cm in the territory of Sabirabad as the volume of water flowing from Mingechevir Water Reservoir was diminished.
19 January 2006 [04:26]

Serious changes to be made to the bill "On education"

Newly formed commission members of Milli Majlis (MM) will renew the bill "On education".
19 January 2006 [03:43]

Measure dedicated to January 20 to be held in Azerbaijani embassy in Moscow

Measure dedicated to January 20 will be held in Azerbaijani embassy in Moscow on January 20.
19 January 2006 [03:30]

Baku Mayor's office appealed to residents

Some problems appeared due to first snow in Baku. Baku Mayor's Office has appealed to the residents with regard to it.
19 January 2006 [03:13]

Special hospital set up in Baku to treat those supposed to be infected with Bird flu

Selling of fowl and feathers has been banned in Agdam region.
19 January 2006 [02:55]

Deputy Commander who killed and wounded soldiers of Military Unit "N" in 1992 sentenced to 11 years in jail

Today trial of platoon deputy commander Chingiz Ismayilov was completed in the Military Court on Grave Crimes.
19 January 2006 [02:43]

Officers serving in Defense Ministry system will be attested

The attestation of the officers working in the system of Defense Ministry (DM) will begin in early February.
19 January 2006 [02:24]

Meeting dedicated to fighting Bird flu held in Khanlar Executive Power

A meeting on conducting of prophylactic and anti-epidemic measures against Bird flu was held in Khanlar Execution Power.
18 January 2006 [21:28]

Ali Hasanov: "We want the same treatment for Armenians who killed ten thousands of innocent Azeris"

Preconceived opinions about Ramil Safarov, convicted of killing Armenian officer observed in several media organs manipulated by special services of foreign nations.
18 January 2006 [21:18]

Students expelled from high schools stop hunger strike action

The opposition students expelled from High Schools stopped their hunger strike action on the 21 day of the strike.
18 January 2006 [20:30]

On January 20 Neftchi FC to play against Armenian Pyunik

Azeri club in the semifinal of Commonwealth Cup in Moscow will face Pyunik, Armenian champ.
18 January 2006 [17:37]

The head of League of Children's Rights Protection: "Foreigners can buy children for $25-28 thousand in Azerbaijan"

On the 19th of January the Government of Azerbaijan will report to UN about the rights of children in our country.
18 January 2006 [17:05]

International seminar on use of IT in librarianship commences in Baku

The M.F.Akhundov Azerbaijan National Library hosted the international seminar on the subject Application of Informational Technologies in Librarianship, and Automation co-organized by the UNESCO National Commission on Azerbaijan and the country’s Ministry of Culture.
18 January 2006 [16:59]

Azerbaijani fishing boat which got aground is owned by private company

The Azerbaijan vessel PTS-201, which got aground in the area of the Urdyuk cape, 25 km away from Bautino settlement, is owned by the private company, therefore, the Caspian Shipping Company (CSC) is not responsible for the incident.
18 January 2006 [15:17]

Bus with Azerbaijani pilgrims got in road accident on territory of Syria

The bus with the Azerbaijani pilgrims got into the road accident tonight on the territory of Syria.
18 January 2006 [14:10]

Large educational building in Ankara named after Heydar Aliyev

The educational complex consisting of three buildings and covering the area of 10,300 square meters located in Ankara’s Batikend district was named after the Azerbaijan leader Heydar Aliyev.
18 January 2006 [04:40]

Azerbaijani Diasporas in foreign countries to commemorate the anniversary of the 20 January tragedy

Azerbaijani Diasporas in foreign countries will commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy by different ceremonies.
18 January 2006 [04:23]

Our compatriots living in Marneuli rally to region center

Azerbaijani residents of Damya Gorarkhi village of Marneuli region of Georgia who are dissatisfied with land ownership have rallied to the center of region today.
18 January 2006 [04:09]

Irada Ashumova wins 1 golden and 1 silver medal in Luxembourg

Bronze medallist in pneumatic pistol shooting in the Olympic Games in Athens Irada Ashumova succeeded in the first competition she contested in 2006. Our shooter won a silver medal in the first day of the international tournament in Luxembourg.
18 January 2006 [03:55]

Environmental hygiene mission of World Health Organization to visit Azerbaijan

The environmental hygiene mission of the World Health Organization (WHO) will pay a visit to Azerbaijan in February.
18 January 2006 [03:45]

Construction of 17 kilometers of road completed in territory of Tovuz

Construction of 17 kilometers of the road has already been completed in the territory of Tovuz in the framework of the project of reconstruction of the Baku-Georgia border highway. Construction of rest 9 kilometers will be completed late in this year.
18 January 2006 [03:38]

Our 90 military men return to the home country ending their military services in Iraq

90 Azerbaijani military men having served in the Peacekeeping Forces in Iraq and ended their military services returned to Azerbaijan last night.
18 January 2006 [03:33]

About 1000 residents of Tovuz march to the region center

About 1000 residents of Khatinli, Chilovdaghli, Garakhanli and Gadirli villages of Tovuz marched towards the region center due to gas and electricity problems.
18 January 2006 [03:20]

261 thousand hectares of our forests occupied by Armenia

48,8% or 592 thousand hectares of forests of our country are in the territory of Great Caucasus, 14,5% or 176 thousand hectares of Small Caucasus, 2,5% or 30 thousand hectares of Kur-Araz lowland, and 0,5% or 6 thousand hectares of the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan.
18 January 2006 [02:59]

Repair of "Mushfig" substation to complete in 2007

The 220 kilovolt "Mushfig" substation supplying a big part of the capital of the republic with electric energy and to be repaired at the expense of funds of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be completely commissioned in 2007.
18 January 2006 [02:32]

Meeting held in Ganja Executive Power in connection with preventive measures against Bird flu pandemic

A meeting was held on the initiative of head of Ganja Executive Power Eldar Azizov in connection with prophylactic and anti-epidemic measures against Bird flu pandemic.
18 January 2006 [02:23]

Appeal to be made due to the decision on elongating arrest measure on Akif Muradverdiyev for 4 more months

Appeal will be made on the decision of Nasimi district court for elongating arrest measure on Akif Muradverdiyev, ex-director of the administrative department of President’s Office for 4 more months.
18 January 2006 [02:03]

Shamakhi resident trying to rob the apartment of Canadian citizen arrested

Officials of Binagadi Police Department arrested a resident of Shamakhi trying to rob the apartment of Canadian citizen.
17 January 2006 [22:10]

Ministry of Youth calls students to stop hunger strike

Ministry of Youth, Sport and Tourism in a statement made early today notes that numerous appeals received by the Ministry expressing concern with the "politicization" of the action and "the use of it by opposition media and some human rights activists against Azerbaijan."
17 January 2006 [19:58]

"Commonwealth Cup" - Neftchi FC reaches QF

Azeri champion claimed the first place in Group B.
17 January 2006 [17:38]

"People can buy poultry products of large enterprises without any fear," head of State Veterinary Service

"People can buy poultry products of the large local enterprises without any fear," Ismayil Hasanov, the head of the State Veterinary Service under the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry, said to journalists on Tuesday.
17 January 2006 [16:55]

Chief veterinary surgeon of Masalli was discharged for his indifference to spread of disease among birds

Chief veterinary surgeon of Masalli was discharged from his post for his indifference to the spread of disease among birds and having delayed informing the State Veterinary Service (SVS) at Ministry of Agriculture about it.
17 January 2006 [15:00]

WB allocates $50,000 for struggle with penetration of bird flu into Azerbaijan

"The World Bank (WB) allocated $50,000 within the measures on struggle with penetration of bird flu into Azerbaijan," Ismayil Hasanov, the head of the State Veterinary Service under the Agriculture Ministry, said on Tuesday
17 January 2006 [14:19]

Azeri pilgrims coming home

First plane with Azerbaijani pilgrims coming back from Hajj to land in Baku today.
17 January 2006 [13:43]

International Women Congress to take place inTurkey

Azeri Omb Elmira Suleymanova will participate in his work.
17 January 2006 [10:58]

Azeri MP calls University rectors to restore expelled students

"I call the rectors of the Pedagogical University, of Baku State University, and the Minister of Education to restore the expelled students Namik Feyziyev and Turan Aliyev," states appeal of the member of the Milli Mejlis, professor of Baku State University Camil Hasanli.
17 January 2006 [06:18]

The US to give new hydro location equipments and 3 powerboats to Azerbaijan

The US is expected to give new hydro location equipments and 3 powerboats to the Navy of Azerbaijan (NA) by the end of this year.
17 January 2006 [06:10]

Ramil Safarov’s trial to be held tomorrow

Trial of Azerbaijani Army Ramil Safarov accused of murder of Armenian officer Gurgen Markaryan will be held on claims raised against him by jailers. Representatives of embassy of Azerbaijan in Hungary will attend the trial.
17 January 2006 [06:04]

“Discover Japan through contemporary posters” exhibition opened

Inauguration of exhibition “Discover Japan through contemporary posters” has been held today.
17 January 2006 [05:51]

Admission examinations to master level of education to be held on 22 January

The State Student Admission Commission (SSAC) will conduct examinations to the master level of education on MBA and TEMPUS-TACIS international programs for spring session of 2005-2006 academic years.
17 January 2006 [05:32]

Weather will get colder from tomorrow

Weather condition will get severer in the country from January 17 through 19 because Siberia anticyclones are entering the territory of the republic.
17 January 2006 [05:06]

Sale of poultry and birds of passage completely banned in Barda

A deliberation was held in the executive power of Lenkeran (EP) related to intensifying precautions against the bird flue disease.
17 January 2006 [04:49]

Payment of fare in Metro by means of microchip-cards to be possible after Novruz holiday

500 thousand microchip-cards to be put into operation for the purpose of non-cash payment of fares in the Baku Metro will be brought to the country till the Novruz holiday.
16 January 2006 [10:46]

The Azerbaijani Students’ Movement will organize the action of protest in Berne

The Committee of Azerbaijani Students’ Movement will organize the action of protest on the 19th of January in the capital of Switzerland, Berne to convey the truth about the Tragedy of January, 20 and of the Armenian atrocities against Azerbaijan.
15 January 2006 [21:23]

"Commonwealth Cup" - Neftchi FC keeps winning

Latvia's "Metallurg" was defeated by Azeri champion.
15 January 2006 [18:43]

Computer shop robbed in Baku

15 January 2006 [17:39]

Sale of Poultry Prohibited in Azerbaijan

Sale of chicken and other types of poultry is prohibited in Azerbaijan from January 13.
15 January 2006 [17:24]

Archeological materials in Lelylatapa in Aghstafa discovered new research point in Azerbaijan’s history

Some of the remnants of material culture discovered as the result of archeological excavations in the regions have been researched.
15 January 2006 [17:22]

Meeting with Russian historian Rudolf Ivanov held in Nakhchivan State University

Russian historian Rudolf Ivanov today met with teachers and students staff in Nakhchivan State University (NSU) who is on a visit in our country at the invitation of Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
15 January 2006 [17:13]

Scientific conference in the National Academy of Sciences

Scientific conference on the 100th jubilee of the first Azerbaijani archeologist Omer Ismizadeh will be held.
15 January 2006 [17:02]

The Kyur and Araz Rivers polluted by the toxic substances running from Georgia and Armenia

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR), Monitoring Center of Environment Pollution announced the results of the monitoring of level of pollution in the rivers Kyur and Araz.
15 January 2006 [16:55]

Contract signed between Azerbaijani and Turkish trade unions

A contract on cooperation was signed between Azerbaijani Agriculture and Food Industry Employees’ Trade Union Federation and Turkish "Tekgida-Ish" Trade Union.
15 January 2006 [16:50]

Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Ecology and Natural Resources: "Bird flu was not found"

Bird flu virus has not been found as a result of monitoring conducted by Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Ecology and Natural Resources up to now.