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17 May 2005 [10:48]

AGF Cup first contest on rythmic gymnastics completed

The first contest of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) cup on rhythmic gymnastics took place on 13-15 May, 2005 in Baku in Heydar Aliyev Sports and Concerts complex.
17 May 2005 [10:46]

UEFA gave 26 places for AFFA in the final game of the Champions League

The winner of the Champions League which is the most influential competition of Europe will be determined on May 25.
14 May 2005 [14:37]

13 year old girl hanged herself in Masalli

The inhabitant of the Kalbahuseynli village of the Masalli region 13 years old Samadova Shahla hanged herself in the stable situated in their yard at about 21:30 yesterday.
14 May 2005 [13:58]

International organizations rendered $640m aid to Azeri refugees

During the last 12 years international organizations rendered aid to refugees and internally displaced people (IDP) of Azerbaijan in the amount of $640 million, the State Committee on Refugees and IDP of Azerbaijan told Trend.
14 May 2005 [13:41]

UNICEF to allocate about $10 million for realization of 5-year program in Azerbaijan

UNICEF allocated $9,725 thousand for realization of the five-year (2005- 2009) program in Azerbaijan, the UNICEF office representative in Azerbaijan, Ayna Mollazade told Trend.
12 May 2005 [18:25]

National migration program to be adopted in Azerbaijan till year end

The National Migration Program will be adopted in Azerbaijan till the end of the year, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social protection told Trend.
12 May 2005 [18:22]

51% of Azerbaijanis trust Putin, 32% of them to Bush

The "Gelap International" International Sociological Investigations Center held an inquiry for the purpose of familiarizing with attitudes of Azerbaijanis, Georgians, and Armenians to some countries and theirs first persons on April.
11 May 2005 [18:57]

165,000 Russians live in Azerbaijan

Russians in Azerbaijan have never undergone discrimination on national or religious ground; retaining their ethnical customs, language and culture they actively participated in socio- political, economic and cultural life of the country.
07 May 2005 [18:09]

Azeri population's average weight is 68,7 kg, the average height is 168,3 cm

The 93% of the population at the age of 16-39 and 80% of among 40-49, and 70% among 50-59, and 46% among 60-69 feel themselves healthy.
07 May 2005 [17:56]

World Bank plans to hold Icherisheher Festival in Baku

2 projects about Azerbaijan will be looked on in World Bank Directors' Office on May 17.
06 May 2005 [15:45]

Demining machines to be supplied to Azerbaijan

A new demining machine will be supplied to Azerbaijan late this May. The Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend a relevant agreement was reached during the recent of Hazim Ismayilov, Director of ANAMA, to Slovakia on 27-29 April.
06 May 2005 [15:36]

The World Bank to hold new project in health system of Azerbaijan

The World Bank (WB) is intending to hold new project in the health field in the country.
06 May 2005 [14:39]

Azerbaijan National Day to be celebrated in Japan on May 17

Azerbaijan National Day to be held in Ekspo-2005 World Exhibition in Aichi, Japan on May 17. APA was informed of it from the Embassy of Japan in Azerbaijan.
06 May 2005 [14:25]

Five Azerbaijani war veterans to leave for Moscow to attend May 9 ceremonies tomorrow

Five Azerbaijani war veterans will leave for Moscow to attend the ceremonies on the occasion 60th anniversary of the victory over fascism on May 6.
06 May 2005 [14:18]

The Kholokosta Day of Jewish Nation celebrated in Baku

Kholokosta Day - the day of destroying the European Jews was celebrated in the Cinematographs' Hall the day before yesterday.
05 May 2005 [19:13]

Heydar Aliyev monument to be rected in Moscow

The monument to the former Azerbaijani President Heydar Aliyev is supposed to be erected, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia reported Trend.
05 May 2005 [19:11]

Data on demographic situation in Azerbaijan

According to State Statistics Committee, the population of Azerbaijan came to 8 mln.367 thousands, as of April 1, 2005, having increased during last 3 months by 19,7 thousands.
03 May 2005 [14:09]

The Azeri migrant murdered in Israel

The son of family migrated from Azerbaijan to Israel last year, aged 16 Fuad Melikov Rishon le-Chion was murdered during hand-to-hand combat in night bar.
02 May 2005 [12:20]

Azerbaijani chess player won silver medal in world championship

The first world championship held among the chess player of school pupils in Halkidiki of Greece ended.
02 May 2005 [12:19]

About 55 thousand of people in Azerbaijan are sick with diabetes

About 55,000 people in Azerbaijan have been registered as struck by diabetes, the Health Ministry told Trend.
30 April 2005 [15:52]

Beggars are prohibited to enter Baku subway

Beggars were prohibited to enter Baku Metropolitan. It is already for several days that, polices of subway prohibited beggars to enter there.
30 April 2005 [15:34]

ICESCO week to be held in Azerbaijan

The ICESCO (the Organization for Education, Science and Culture of the Islamic countries) week will be held in Azerbaijan from 23 till 28 May, 2005, head of the foreign relations and coordination department under the Ministry of Education Mahir Aliyev told Trend.
30 April 2005 [15:33]

Police in Khachmaz region of Azerbaijan cut the beards of several muslims

Four days ago the beards of the religious men of the regions whose names are Alimat Muslumov, Azad and Raset were cut by using force in the police station of Khachmaz region of Azerbaijan.
29 April 2005 [16:17]

Unstable weather in Azerbaijan is expected in May

In May the average monthly temperature in Baku and the Apsheron peninsular is expected to be 16-17 degrees above zero that is lower by 1 degree than the climatic norm, the National Hydrometeorological department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan told Trend.
29 April 2005 [15:09]

It is hard for woman in Azerbaijan to find a job

Ruhiya returned home late and was pretty tired. She had been looking for work all day.
28 April 2005 [19:47]

320 religious congregations registered in Azerbaijan

To date 320 religious congregations have been registered in Azerbaijan, the State Committee on religious structures told to Trend.
26 April 2005 [13:47]

Festival of Indian films due in Baku

Festival of Indian films, organized by the Indian Embassy in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Culture will be held in Baku in autumn, the Indian Embassy told Trend.
26 April 2005 [13:19]

Azerbaijani patients to be cured free of charge in Moscow by 2009

Baku City Head Health Office (BCHHO) holds talks for Azerbaijani patients to be cured in sanatorium - resorts of different countries free of charge.
23 April 2005 [09:12]

Census of population planned in 2009 in Azerbaijan

It is planned to start census of population in 2009 in Azerbaijan.
23 April 2005 [08:53]

Poverty level in Azerbaijan is 33,1%

The agency Trend reports, the chairman of the state committee on statistics Arif Veliyev informed 22 April.
23 April 2005 [08:04]

Participants of Great Patriotic War to receive cars in gift

The participants in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) will receive OKA automobiles in gift, Hadi Rajabli, the chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on social policy, told Trend.
22 April 2005 [19:09]

Resident of Towuz loses her leg in mine blast

On 20 April, the resident of Agbulag village of Towuz district Tagiyeva Gguylbakh lost her right leg as result of antipersonnel mine blast, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Actions (ANAMA) told Trend.
22 April 2005 [18:45]

Number of cancer patients in Azerbaijan is increasing

The number of the ones developing cancer in Baku increases.
22 April 2005 [18:01]

Beach season will start on 1 June

Beach season will be started on June 1. Director of propaganda and organization sector of State Center of Rescue from Waters Rafig Aghayev in his information to APA stated that, renovation works at the beaches began in April and 200.000 manat was shared for renovation works.
21 April 2005 [16:57]

Azeri national team of basketball became the winner of Solidarity Games

I Solidarity Games of Islamic countries held in four cities of Saudi Arabia will finish yesterday.
21 April 2005 [16:29]

Azerbaijani Hamid Shirvani elected president of California State University

Our compatriot from South Azerbaijan Hamid Shirvani has been elected the president of California State University in Stanislaus.
19 April 2005 [13:57]

89.7% of schoolchildren in Baku have mobile phone

Yesterday the campaign "Days of fighting against the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)" of Monitoring Foundation of Azerbaijan Ecological Standards was put an end in the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Recourses.
16 April 2005 [12:13]

Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Torres has got health problems

Coach of Azerbaijan national football team Carlos Alberto Torres is under doctor's control. 61 year old Brazilian specialist has got health problem and is cured in domestic conditions.
16 April 2005 [12:06]

Azeri State Road Police is given 220 "Volkswagen" motorway patrol automobiles

Yesterday ceremonial measure was held in Azadlig Square dedicated to the delivery of "Volkswagen" motorway patrol automobiles to the institutions of State Road Police.
15 April 2005 [16:02]

International expert will come to Baku to teach the world experience in the field of educating the children of early ages

At the end of April an international expert will come to Baku to teach the world experience in the field of educating the children of early ages.
15 April 2005 [15:55]

Baku -Jazz 2005 ended

The International Festival Baku-Jazz 2005 organized by the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism, Friends of Azerbaijani Culture Fund, Baku Jazz Center and Joint Venture AzEuroTel ended on April 12.
14 April 2005 [13:42]

8 million 367 thousand people live in Azerbaijan

According to the information for 1 April, the number of population of the country reached to 8 million 367 thousand people. In the first three months of this year, the population increased 19.7 thousand people or 0.24%.
13 April 2005 [15:24]

Marriages with underage girls spread throughout Azerbaijan's regions

Even in the 21st century, cases of underage, forced marriages are still widespread in the regions of Azerbaijan. In these cases, parents force their underage daughters against their will into wedlock. This is despite the fact that Azerbaijani law forbids women under 17 and men under 18 to marry.
12 April 2005 [14:30]

Azerbaijan is among the four European countries with the highest increase tempo in population

The highest increase tempo in population in Europe has been registered in Turkey, Albania, Ireland and Azerbaijan.
12 April 2005 [14:28]

International Jazz festival underway in Baku

Seventh day of Baku-Jazz 2005 International Festival on 11 April hosted great pianist and composer Joe Zawinul and 'Syndicate' Group (Austria).
12 April 2005 [13:49]

French Culture Center opened in Baku

Opening ceremony of French Culture Center has been held in Baku yesterday.
08 April 2005 [16:08]

German designers' exhibition to be opened in Baku

Exhibition called "Thought simplicity. Appearing of alternative production culture" consisting of selected exhibits of new German design of Institute of Foreign Relations will be put on in the gallery of Artists Union of Azerbaijan.
07 April 2005 [15:59]

Mugham center will be created in Baku

Mugham is a bright monument of the cultural-spiritual heritage of the Azerbaijani people.
07 April 2005 [15:53]

1 mln 350 thousand tourists visited Azerbaijan last year

According to the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism, 90 percent of State Program for Tourism Development's targets have been hit.
07 April 2005 [15:48]

Ambassador of Great Britain considers insult of Azerbaijan attribute as inadmissible act

Insult of State attribute - Azerbaijan flag is an inadmissible act.
07 April 2005 [15:45]

Englishman insulting Azeri flag has been deported from Azerbaijan

"If trade unions are formed in foreign companies activating in Azerbaijan, neither our flag would be insulted, nor our compatriots working there". This was stated by the chief of Azerbaijan Trade Union Confederation (ATUC) Sattar Mehbaliyev.
07 April 2005 [15:42]

Police officer received bribe of USD 500.000

Ex-chief of Head Crime Investigation Office of The Ministry of Internal Affairs colonel Kamil Sadraddinov confessed voluntarily his participation in intentional human murder, kidnap and other especially hard crimes.
05 April 2005 [09:23]

Executive Committee kept coach Torres in his duty

Yesterday in headquarters of AFFA meeting of Executive Committee members was held. In closed meeting by the participation of head coaches of national teams as well, guest games with Poland and England were discussed.
05 April 2005 [09:20]

Culture days of Azerbaijan to be held in Cairo and Alexandria

The days of Azerbaijan culture are scheduled in Cairo according to the agreement by November this year, in Egypt.
03 April 2005 [18:38]

Every month 500 Azeri women are taken to Turkey and 4000 to Dubai for prostitution

Every month about 500 Azerbaijani women are taken to Turkey and about 4000 to Dubai.
02 April 2005 [16:45]

42 thousand persons migrated to Azerbaijan during 1995-2004

42 thousand persons migrated to Azerbaijan during 1995-2004.
02 April 2005 [16:14]

State Committee on Women's Problems presented the report "Gender evaluation over the country"

State Committee on Women's Problems (SCWP) and Development Bank of Asia held a seminar on the topic "Including gender components to the strategy of decreasing of poverty".
31 March 2005 [01:19]

England - Azerbaijan 2:0

World Cup European zone, Group Six qualifier.
30 March 2005 [14:23]

French pianist to give a concert in Baku on April 6

French pianist Francois Shafle will give a concert in Baku Musical Academy on 6 April. Works by Shopen, Skryabin and Dibyusin will be performed in the concert.
30 March 2005 [13:51]

Center of French culture to open in Baku

The Center of French culture is to start functioning in the first half of April, in Baku.
29 March 2005 [15:31]

Brazilian coach will stay in Azerbaijan

Brazilian Carlos Alberto is determined to stay on as Azerbaijan coach despite his team's humiliating 8-0 defeat in a World Cup qualifier at the weekend.
28 March 2005 [20:03]

Baku-Tabriz-Baku air-line opened

Today, plane trip from Baku to Tabriz and from Tabriz to Baku was realized for the first time.
26 March 2005 [16:38]

International jazz festival to be held in Baku

International jazz festival "Baku Jazz-2005" organized by the Azerbaijani Culture Friends Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, "Azeurotel" joint venture will be held in Baku from 5 to 12 April.
26 March 2005 [16:37]

US embassy announces spring stage on Democracy commission of program of small grants

US embassy to Azerbaijan announced the opening of new round of Democracy commission of program of small grants. According to agency Trend, press service of embassy informed, proposals on projects are to be adopted 25 March-19 April.
26 March 2005 [16:21]

Drug selling criminals were arrested in Azerbaijan

As a result of operation-investigation measures held by the associates of The Ministries of National Security and International Affairs, people activating in groups who are engaged in illegal circulation of narcotic drugs on Iran-Azerbaijan itinerary were exposed.
25 March 2005 [17:14]

About 6000 patients of tuberculosis in Azerbaijan

Scientific conference was held at medical school #2 dedicated to 24 March - global fight against tuberculosis.
24 March 2005 [14:35]

Military parade within May 9 will not be held in Azerbaijan

Military review on March 9 in Azerbaijan within the 60th anniversary of the victory on fascism will not be held.
19 March 2005 [14:38]

American-Azerbaijan society to celebrate Novruz holiday

America-Azerbaijan society, acting in New-Jersey USA, will celebrate Novruz holiday.
18 March 2005 [19:15]

American-Azerbaijan seminar on rights for intellectual property was held

Two-day seminar on rights for intellectual ?ro?erty was held 16-17 March in Baku, in Euro?e hotel. Agency Trend re?orts, the seminar was organized by Office of ?atent and trademarks of USA, US embassy to Baku and Re?ublic agency on author rights.
18 March 2005 [01:28]

Two persons involved in human trafficking imprisoned

At the result of operation held by the associates of Head Office on Struggle against Organized Criminality of Ministry for Internal Affairs (MIA) two persons involved in human trafficking were detained.
16 March 2005 [14:12]

75 vehicles fell per 1000 men in Azerbaijan

75 vehicles fell per 1000 men in Azerbaijan, Natik Zarbaliyev, the chairman of the Association of Automobile Dealers, told journalists.
16 March 2005 [00:16]

12 people died, 48 were injured in 41 road accidents happened last week in Azerbaijan

Last week in the territory of republic 41 road accidents were registered.
11 March 2005 [20:00]

Ceremony dedicated to Israel culture days held in Ganja

Israel culture days were held in State Drama Theatre of Ganja named after Jafar Jabbarli.
11 March 2005 [18:12]

Wife of International Bank of Azerbaijan Chairman is freed

Deputy in chief of former BUSBank and present "Capitalbank" Elchin Aliyev was arrested.
11 March 2005 [18:08]

Contract with Brazilian coach Torres is prolonged till October of this year

Official contract has been signed between AFFA leadership and Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Torres.