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15 November 2005 [14:50]

AZAL lacks airplanes to solve problem with shortage of Nakhchivan flights

800-900 citizens wishing to come to Baku from Nakhchivan can not find air tickets while 600-700 cannot leave Baku for Nakhchivan facing the same problem.
15 November 2005 [13:41]

Caspian Sea level will rise by the end of 2005

"The Caspian Sea level will increase by 14-15 cm by the end of this year," said the Director of Marine Hydrometeorology Center of the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry Amir Aliyev in his interview with APA news agency.
12 November 2005 [19:34]

Ombudsman of Azerbaijan called citizens to donate blood for children suffering from hemophilia and thalassemia

Elmira Suleymanova, the Azerbaijani Ombudsman, called Azeries to assist people suffering from blood diseases.
12 November 2005 [18:09]

Giz Galasi gallery will host photo-exhibition "Kazakhstan today"

Photo-exhibition "Kazakhstan today" will be held at "Giz Galasi" gallery on November 15 .
12 November 2005 [17:54]

2000 houses in Nakhchivan will receive gas this winter

"Nakhchivangas" Limited Liability Company (LLC)informed APA news agency that Nakhchivan AR will recieve full supply of gas only by the end of the year 2007.
12 November 2005 [17:24]

New electron 10.000 number ATS was opened in Lenkoran

New electron 10.000 number ATS with 1600 channels was opened in the 2nd micro- district massive of Lenkoran in the frame of project "Electron Azerbaijan" implemented by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies.
12 November 2005 [13:57]

New explosion in Agstafa

An explosion happened yesterday about 3:00 a.m. at a vegetable oil production enterprise situated 100 metres away from the Baku-Gazakh highway in Aghstafa.
12 November 2005 [13:33]

Central Library of Ganja city restored its activity after being closed for several month of repairment

The Ganja City Central Library named after Nizami-Pushkin opened its gates to readers again after undergoing several months of repairment works.
12 November 2005 [13:09]

Azerbaijan celebrates Constitution Day

Today Azerbaijani citizens celebrate the Constitution Day. President Ilham Aliyev delivered a speech congratulating citizens of Azerbaijan with the holiday.
11 November 2005 [20:17]

Ministry of Communications plans to lift telephone subscription fees up

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan is considering to rise telephone subscription tariffs as expedient, Ali Abbasov, the Minister or Communications and Information Technologies, told media on Friday.
11 November 2005 [13:08]

New flights will be open to Nakhchivan

As the number of passengers arriving in Baku from Nakhchivan increased, a problem with shortage of flights got bigger.
10 November 2005 [15:08]

Red Cross organizes a competition for university students.

Second national competition on the international humanitarian law will be held among students of the international law, law and international affairs faculties of the Azerbaijani universities from November 10 to 13.
10 November 2005 [14:29]

Azeri flag defender celebrates small victory over Prosecutor's Office

Sabayil district court ordered Prosecutor's Office to finish by the end of the week a new investigation on the case of Azeri flag mutilation by British citizen Alan French.
10 November 2005 [13:25]

Israelis living in Baku will commemorate tenth year since assassination of Yitzhak Rabin

The commemoration ceremony dedicated to the 10th anniversary of assassination of the Prime Minister of Israel will be held in "Baku" hall of "Hyatt Regency" hotel in Baku.
10 November 2005 [12:59]

"Azerpocht" opens new post offices and post agencies

"Azerpocht" State Enterprise informs that for the last nine months it has opened 178 new jobs in the mail communication sector of the republic.
09 November 2005 [20:54]

Earthquake was recorded on territory of Azerbaijan

The Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijani National Academy of Science informed that yesterday a small earthquake was recorded on the territory of Azerbaijan.
09 November 2005 [20:40]

Azerbaijan started transportation of gas for its enclave through Iran

The Head of Nakhchivan AR representation in Baku, Rashad Gulamov informed APA news agency that an experimental transportation of Azeri gas through Iran to Nakhchivan has started.
09 November 2005 [20:28]

For the last month ANAMA cleared from mines 875372 square meters of territory

Azerbaijan National Agency of Mine Action (ANAMA) reports that 875372 square meters of territory were cleared from mines and unexploded military supplies (UMS) during the last month.
09 November 2005 [20:09]

Turkey restored electricity provision to Nakhchivan

Press service of "Azerenergy" open Joint-Stock Company quoting Yasin Safarov, the chairman of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Energy Office stated that Turkey restored provision of electricity to Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
08 November 2005 [16:47]

New fiber-optical cable is laid down in Nakhchivan - Julfa district

According to the Ministry of Communications and Informational Technologies, in order to reach high quality telephone communications between Baku and Nakhchivan, construction of fiber-optical cable was launched in Nakhchivan-Julfa region.
05 November 2005 [15:01]

Russian theaters open their gates for "Vizier of Lenkoran Khanate" performance by Mirza Fatali Akhundov

The oldest Russian theatre of Azerbaijan, founded in 1920 - The Russian Drama Theatre after Samad Vurgun, started its tour of Russia on November 3.
04 November 2005 [17:57]

Baku subway police will not go on strike

"The information that the policemen serving at Baku Subway will go on strike for not being paid is completely not true," informed press service of the Main Police Administration Office of Baku quoting Vali Mammadov - the chief of Baku Subway police.
04 November 2005 [15:26]

Azeri customs servicemen will attend courses on nuclear contraband prevention

Experts of MAGATE and ANAS Institute of Radiation Problems will hold training-courses for customs officials of the State Customs Committee (SCC)on November 14-19 .
04 November 2005 [15:17]

ANS, Lider and Space TV channels' license issues will be reviewed after Elections

The Council of the National Television and Radio prolonged the license terms of 70 percents of TV and Radio Channels in Azerbaijan.
04 November 2005 [12:55]

New historical book causes big scandal among Azeri scientists

The associates of the History Institute named after A.Bakikhanov of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) claim that Doctor of historical sciences Farida Mammadova made political and geographical mistakes in her newly published book "Caucasian Albania and Albans".
03 November 2005 [16:12]

Swedish missionary is deported from Azerbaijan

According to the information given to APA from a source in law-enforcement organs, this person who is a member of the Church "Temple of Glorification" is the Swedish citizen called Mats Yan Soderberg.
03 November 2005 [14:50]

Office of Caucasian Muslims congratulates Azerbaijanis with the end of fasting

Office of Caucasian Muslims congratulated Azerbaijani people on the occasion of holy Ramadan holiday .
02 November 2005 [17:51]

Najaf Najafov's Fund publishes results of Public TV monitorings conducted in September

Najaf Najafov's Fund analyzed the results of the project on Monitoring of the Public TV over September 2005 and developed a report. The event on the results of the monitoring was held at the International Press Center on Wednesday.
02 November 2005 [16:51]

Ancient Azerbaijani music will sound in Istanbul in November

The ensemble of the ancient musical instruments of Azerbaijan Museum of Musical Culture has received an invitation to participate in a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Center for Study of Islamic History, Culture and Art under the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
02 November 2005 [16:43]

Days of Azeri culture will start soon in Egypt

Azertac news agency informs that November 9-14 were designated as days of the Azerbaijan culture in the Arabian Republic of Egypt.
01 November 2005 [17:32]

Azeri deligation will participate at the 2nd stage of the Worldwide Summit on Information Society in Tunis

"Azerbaijan plans to send its delegation to the 2nd stage of the Worldwide Summit on Information Society that will be held in Tunis in November," informes the Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies.
01 November 2005 [15:25]

French violoncello master will perform at Azerbaijan State Philarmonic Society

The famous French violoncello master, laureate of international competitions Dominick De Blusen will arrange a concert at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Society named after Muslum Magomayev on November 9.
01 November 2005 [14:29]

Mammadbagir Bagirzade passed away

People’s artist Mammadbagir Bagirzade passed away at about 22.00 on October 30.
01 November 2005 [13:41]

AzTV director is hospitalized after a car accident

Head of "Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasts" Closed Joint-Stock Company Nizami Khudiyev had a car accident on the Baku-Khachmaz road, in Siyazan region yesterday.
01 November 2005 [13:13]

Azeri medics's salary will rise for 30 percents

The press-service of the President’s Apparatus informs that the president Ilham Aliyev signed today a decree increasing wages of medical employees.
01 November 2005 [13:04]

UNESCO delegation will visit Azerbaijan in December

First meeting of a working group on the implementation of the memorandum on the development of education signed by UNESCO and the government of Azerbaijan on August 24 this year will be held in early December.
31 October 2005 [18:25]

Fire kills 4 inhabitants of Jalilabad

Four people died in fires in a four-room appartment of a 2 storeyed house in Jalilabad belonging to a resident of the region Allahverdi Hajiyev.
31 October 2005 [18:18]

Drug dealer arrested while selling 10 kg of hashish and opium

The associates of the Office for Fighting Organized Crimes of the Interior Ministry (IM) arrested the resident of Jalilabad region who was involved in drug trafficking.
31 October 2005 [15:47]

Some IDP families will not be distributed social allowances

530 thousands internally displaced families will start receiving an allowance next year.
31 October 2005 [15:31]

BakGaz will increase gas supply as the winter gets colder

Gas supply of the capital and regions around it going to be provided in an intensified working regime due to the parliamentary elections and the holy Ramadan.
31 October 2005 [14:23]

New frontier post opened at Nabran

A new frontier post of the State Frontier Service (SFS) started functioning in Nabran today.
29 October 2005 [12:41]

Azerbaijanani family killed in Georgia allegedly because of crime witnessing

Heads of an Azerbaijani family were murdered in Gardabani region of Georgia.
29 October 2005 [11:45]

Muradverdiyev's appeal rejected

The appeal of Akif Muradverdiyev-former director of administrative department of President’s Executive Office was reviewed in the Court of Appeal today.
29 October 2005 [11:38]

Azerbaijan will switch to digital television completely by 2015

The republic will pass to digital TV system from analog broadcasting by 2015.
28 October 2005 [18:56]

Architect waits for Abulfaz Elchibay's family to decide on tomb construction

"A model of a tomb of the late ex-President of Azerbaijan Abulfaz Elchibay is ready," announced architect of the tomb Jafar Giyasi.
28 October 2005 [18:20]

More than 12 thousands of Azeri manuscripts are scattered around the globe

"We know that there are over 12 thousands manuscripts belonging to the Azerbaijani nation that are beyond the boundaries of our country at present," says the deputy-director of the M.Fuzuli Institute of Manuscripts of ANAS and a candidate of philological sciences Pasha Kerimov.
28 October 2005 [13:44]

The Ministry of Education will implement joint project with UN DP

A memorandum will be signed tomorrow, October 29 between the Azeri Ministry of Education and UN Program for Development [PD].
28 October 2005 [13:21]

Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree on indexing of population's deposits left in Azerbaijan Soviet Savings Bank

On Thursday, October 27, the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on community deposits at the former Azerbaijani Soviet Savings Bank.
27 October 2005 [17:22]

ANAMA will have to check for explosives 170,000 sq/m in Agstafa

Azerbaijan National Agency of Mine Action (ANAMA) reported that an explosion of a metal-processing shop that happened on October 21 in Agstafa was due to an illegal activity of the plant.
27 October 2005 [13:50]

Bronze bust of Azeri scientist will be opened soon in St. Petersberg

Chain of ceremonies will be held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of an Oriental faculty of St. Petersburg State University on December 16. One of the ceremonies planned will commemorate an Azeri scientist who worked at the university.
27 October 2005 [12:38]

Azeri journalists will meet to discuss journalism ethics in Azerbaijan

Training seminars for professionals working in the field of journalism will be held by the "RUH" organization starting November 1.
26 October 2005 [22:59]

Idleness of Georgian side slows down Elmar Huseynov's murder case investigation

The Prosecutor General Office of Georgia has not responded yet to the appeal of Azeri investigation group solving the murder case of the editor-in-chief of "Monitor" magazine Elmar Huseynov.
26 October 2005 [20:21]

By the end of this year 390 IDP families will move from railroad cars and tents to newly built houses

Internally displaced persons who are living in camps for displaced-persons and railroad cars will be resettled to five newly-built settlements by the end of this year.
26 October 2005 [15:52]

Japanese government helps Azeri culture

The Embassy of Japan to Azerbaijan reports that it has completed a grant project on assisting young talents of Azerbaijan.
26 October 2005 [13:45]

Majority of Azeries think that the country is on the right track of development

On October 25 the Caspian Resource Investigation Centre (CRIC) for 2005, publicized a report containing opinion researches that make possible to say that the population basically approves the course of the government.
25 October 2005 [18:20]

Kapellhaus celebrates 120 anniversary of Azeri composer with a concert

Azerbaijani-German cultural center Kapellhaus will host a concert on the evening of November 1.
25 October 2005 [15:43]

National Library hosts “Ataturk and Turkish Ideology” conference on October 29

On October 29 the M.F. Akhundov National Library will host conference “Ataturk and Turkish ideology”. The conference is organized by the Ministry of Culture, Ataturk Center and the National Academy of Azerbaijan.
25 October 2005 [13:21]

Alen Jomi presents his latest documentary in Baku

Meeting with French cinematographer, writer and musician Alen Jomi will be held in Baku France Cultural Center on 26 October.
25 October 2005 [12:29]

Academic State Drama Theatre will host a concert on October 27

"Joint” America Joint Jews Distribution Committee, Culture Center at Israeli Embassy to Azerbaijan and Jewish Cultural Center (JCC) arranging a holiday concert in the Academic State Drama Theatre on October 27.
24 October 2005 [23:54]

The H5N1 or the "bird flu" possibly has reached Azerbaijan

“The first case of the bird flu was registered in Azerbaijan”, told a head of Republican Ornithology Center Elchin Sultanov in his interview to ANS TV channel.
24 October 2005 [18:00]

Explosion in Agstafa kills three and injures 15 people - UPDATED

This information was received from an Agstafa city inhabitant and a Parliamentary candidate Elshan Ismaylov.
24 October 2005 [14:02]

Baku subway prepares to change tokens to cards

“The Baku Metro Production Association (PA) intends to apply chip cards starting November", said Elbrus Mammadov, the chief engineer of the Baku Metro PA.
24 October 2005 [12:35]

Azeri alpinist plans to conquer mount Winson and Everest

Azerbaijani alpinist Israfil Ashurlu will join an expedition to the Winson peak (4887m), the highest point of Antarctica, till the end of the year.
24 October 2005 [11:47]

CEC prepares special Brail alphabet enhanced voting sheets

“Special voting stencils, compiled with the Brail alphabet will be available for blind voters at polling stations”, the Independent Press Center of the CEC, told Trend news agency.
23 October 2005 [11:20]

Civilian helicopter crashes in Goychay - UPDATED

A civilian helicopter making a flight over Goychay city crashed today at 8:45 p.m.
22 October 2005 [17:51]

Azeri rock will sound tomorrow at Half Way Inn

A rock concert of Azeri rock group Aprel called "Men seni sevirem" will kick off tomorrow at Half Way Inn.
22 October 2005 [13:16]

82 drug addicts passed away for the last nine months of the year

"1974 drug crimes were registered on the territory of the country during nine months of this year and 652 of them were connected with the sale of drugs", informs the State Commission on the Struggle against Drug Addiction and Illegal Turnover of Drugs.
21 October 2005 [22:12]

"Araz" movie theater opens its gates for the Second Festival of Turkish Films

“Araz” movie theater hosted today opening ceremony of the Second Festival of Turkish Films, organized by the Embassy of Turkey in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan.
21 October 2005 [14:01]

On October 30 Azerbaijan passes on winter time

Today press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic relased a statement informing that time on the terriotry of the republic is to be shifted on October 30.
20 October 2005 [19:48]

10th Youth Mugham Festival is over

The Grand prize of the festival travels with its holder to Ganja.
20 October 2005 [18:41]

Azeri archeologists discover 6-7 millenniums old settlement

Scientists have discovered the second ancient settlement on the territory of Agstafa district.
20 October 2005 [10:58]

14th anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence celebrated in New York City

Flag of Azerbaijan raised next to the American in Manhattan
19 October 2005 [17:07]

Independence Day in Azerbaijan

Brief historical overview.
19 October 2005 [14:36]

A firm supplied soldiers with a meat of deceased animals

Army was supplyed with meat of deceased cattle
19 October 2005 [11:32]

Ministry of Health imposes ban on wild bird meat sales

Meat of wild birds should disappear soon from tables of Azerbaijan citizens. The Ministry of Health tells that it is for citizens own good.