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21 July 2005 [09:21]

Oil Academy to open its branch in Egypt

A branch of the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy will open in Egypt, Trend reports quoting Azerbaijani Education Minister Misir Mardanov.
21 July 2005 [09:09]

26 persons drowned, 77 rescued since beach season started

26 persons have drowned, 77 have been rescued since beach season started this year.
20 July 2005 [09:10]

Malaria found in 108 persons in Azerbaijan this year

It turned out during the 6 months of this year that there are 108 persons infected with malaria in Azerbaijan. This infectious disease was found in 57 of them on June.
20 July 2005 [08:59]

Freestyle wrestlers win four medals at European championship

Azerbaijani junior team of freestyle wrestlers won a silver medal and 4 bronze medals in the European Championship held in Tiran.
19 July 2005 [09:34]

??hriban Aliyeva conferred honourable award “Woman of the Year”

President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the UNESCO Good Will Ambassador, the first lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has been conferred the honorable award “The Woman of the Year”.
18 July 2005 [08:19]

President of World Wrestling Federation to come to Baku

President of World Wrestling Federation Raphael Martinetti will come to Baku in early August.
18 July 2005 [08:13]

Azeri referee appointed inspector at match of champions league

Asim Khudiyev, an inspector of the FIFA, was appointed inspector at match of European Cups of the season for the 2nd time. He will leave for Kiev to join the 1st single combat of the second round of Champions League, where Ukrainian ‘Dinamo’ will play with Swiss ‘Tun’.
16 July 2005 [10:27]

Azerbaijanis being tortured in Georgian prisons

“I was imprisoned for five years sentence of the Supreme Court of Georgia. It is more than one year that I have been serving time in the Central Prison of Tbilisi. I was accused of a roguishness article”.
15 July 2005 [09:27]

Special operation held for to arrest the gang of vahabis in Baku

On July 12 to 13 at night shooting happened in Novkhani settlement of Apsheron region.
15 July 2005 [08:55]

Criminal group involved in robbery appeared in Baku

New criminal group has appeared in Baku. It was not possible to detain the criminal group which is involved in robbery in different districts of the capital for the time being.
15 July 2005 [08:42]

Ilham Aliyev issued decree on granting presidential pensions to National Heroes

President Ilham Aliyev issued decree “On Granting Pensions of President of Azerbaijan Republic to the persons received the rank of National Hero”.
14 July 2005 [08:58]

Azeri national box team beats Koreans

Azeri sportsmen defeated Koreans with score 7:4 on the first day of the World Cup box tournament, which started in Moscow. Shahin Ismayilov (57 kg), Ramal Amanov (60 kg), Emin Maharramov (64 kg), Ruslan Khairov (69 kg), Javid Tagiyev (75 kg), Vugar Alakbarov (91 kg) and Mahammad Adamov (above 91 kg) gained a victory in their weight categories, Agajan Abiyev.
14 July 2005 [08:49]

$600,000 allotted to education program in 2005

$600,000 was allotted to the implementation of the ‘Development program on provision of secondary school system of Azerbaijan with pedagogic personnel for 2005-2009’ in 2005.
13 July 2005 [08:51]

“Kocheriler” film of Rustam Ibrahimbayov to be presented to Oscar premium

The famous film producer Rustam Ibrahimbayov returned to the native land after finishing his visit in Kazakhstan last day.
13 July 2005 [08:42]

Azeri football team won Icelandic club

‘Neftchi’, an Azerbaijani football team, faced with problems on the eve of the host match within the first qualifying round of the Champions League against Icelandic ‘Hagnarfierdur’ to be held on Tuesday at Tofik Bahramov Republican stadium.
13 July 2005 [08:32]

Azerbaijani sportsmen to participate in the 17th World Jewish Sports competitions

Our 10 sportsmen left for Israel to participate in the 17th World Jewish Sports competitions called “Maccabiah”.
13 July 2005 [08:31]

UNESCO General Director to visit Azerbaijan

Konchiro Matsaura, the UNESCO General Director, will visit Azerbaijan from 23 to 27 August 2005, Misir Mardanov, the Azerbaijani Education Minister, told Trend.
13 July 2005 [08:26]

Misir Mardanov: “Primary education in Azerbaijan is expected to be 5 years by 2007”

Primary education in Azerbaijan is expected to last for 5 years by 2007. Besides, several subjects will be abolished and new subjects meeting modern standards will be taught instead.
12 July 2005 [08:51]

Azerbaijanis formed Bavaria Medical Organization in Germany

The Azerbaijanis formed Bavaria Medical Organization in Germany.
11 July 2005 [08:21]

85512 school-leavers submitted their documents to be admitted to high schools in Azerbaijan

This year 85512 school-leavers submitted their documents to be admitted to high schools.
09 July 2005 [08:13]

National holiday of France to be celebrated in Baku

National holiday of France-Bastille Day will be celebrated in Baku.
09 July 2005 [07:57]

Police ordered to increase vigilance, security measures intensified in Metropolitan

Police offices districts of Baku were given special instructions to increase vigilance after the terror acts in London.
07 July 2005 [08:54]

Azerbaijanis increased 4.6 times in number in Moscow for the past 16 years

The number of population in cities has been decreasing sharply in Russia recent years.
07 July 2005 [08:45]

Number of population of Azerbaijan reached 8 million 388 thousand persons by 1 July

According to the information by July 1 of this year, the number of the population of Azerbaijan reached 8 million 388 thousand persons.
06 July 2005 [10:05]

Disabled people form 4% of population of Azerbaijan

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population revealed very serious facts in connection with the fake certificates of invalidity recently.
06 July 2005 [09:37]

Conference of International Social Maintenance Association to be held in Baku in September this year

The delegation led by the chairman of the State Social Defense Fund (SSDF) Salim Muslumov participated in the international conference held in the capital of Russia, Moscow from June 29 to 1 July.
06 July 2005 [09:22]

“IFES” and “British Council” implement joint project

International organization of the United Kingdom on educational opportunities and cultural relations “British Council” in cooperation with “IFES” has been realizing project since the end of June.
06 July 2005 [08:58]

Monument to Heydar Aliyev to be erected in Moscow

Monument to Heydar Aliyev will be erected in Moscow. The Moscow city public commission on monumental art approved on 5 July the proposal of the Azerbaijan’s Embassy to Russian Federation on installing the monument to the former President of Azerbaijan in the capital city, in the square, adjoining the ‘Baku” Cinema-and-Concert complex, Trend reports.
05 July 2005 [09:17]

Teymur Rajabov earned silver medal and 16 thousand euros in European championship

The European championship held among the male chess-players in the capital of Poland, Warsaw finished.
05 July 2005 [08:41]

Baku police has no problem to cope with criminal groups

There is no criminal group in Baku, which could evolve problem for the police bodies, Maherram Aliyev, the chief of the Baku Central Police Department, told Trend.
02 July 2005 [10:06]

European youth to visit Azerbaijan

A delegation, involving members of the Brussels-based European Youth Forum (EYF), will be visiting Azerbaijan July 20 through 25.
02 July 2005 [09:07]

Number of foreign students studying in Azerbaijan increased in comparison with previous year

About 3500 foreign students from 41 countries study in the high schools of our country at present.
02 July 2005 [08:25]

Teymur Rajabov is the strongest chess-player in accord with FIDE rating table

The Worldwide Chess federation FIDE announced its new rating list.
02 July 2005 [08:22]

Project directed to improving primary health service being prepared

The USA International Development Agency (USAID) is preparing a project directed to improving the primary health service together with the health Ministry.
01 July 2005 [09:31]

International Student Festival to be held in Baku

The International Student festival will be held in Baku in September of this year.
01 July 2005 [09:08]

Former soviet passports lose their validity in Azerbaijan

On Friday, 1 July, the former Soviet passports will lose their validity term in the territory of Azerbaijan, the Interior Ministry announced. Along with the Soviet passports, Form 9 also becomes invalid in Azerbaijan.
30 June 2005 [08:46]

Azerbaijani professor taking bribes from student in Turkey arrested

Azerbaijani teacher taking bribes from student in Turkey was arrested.
29 June 2005 [08:59]

Azerbaijan still in the bottom of UEFA rating

Azerbaijan is ranked among the countries with lowest UEFA ratio for 2004/05 season.
29 June 2005 [08:48]

Situation on malaria to be studied in Azerbaijan

Situation on malaria will be studied in Azerbaijan soon. Experimental checking ups will be held in 10 regions covering all the regions of the country during this investigation held by local specialists.
28 June 2005 [09:12]

Building of Catholic Church in Baku delays

Though Catholic Church was expected to be built in Baku this year, this is delayed. It must be noted that, the Church is to be built in Nobel Avenue.
28 June 2005 [08:41]

Interior ministry: «There are much more drug addicts in Azerbaijan, not 18 thousand»

«The official statistics of drug addicts number in Azerbaijan does not reflect the actual state of affairs in the country”, officials from the central Board on fighting drugs of the Interior Minister of Azerbaijan told Trend.
25 June 2005 [08:39]

There are 311 thousand refugees and 700 thousand internally displaced persons in Azerbaijan

The chairman of the State Committee on Work with Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, the deputy of the prime-minister Ali Hasanov held a press-conference in headquarters of YAP.
25 June 2005 [08:36]

Baku to host world championship in rhytmic gymnastics

Rhythmic gymnastics federations of 48 countries have applied for participation in the world championship tournament, to be hosted in Baku this autumn.
25 June 2005 [08:19]

Azeri culture days held in Russia

The Azerbaijani culture days will be held in Sverdlovsk Province of Russia from 23 to 29 June under the Azerbaijani Year in Russia, the Azerbaijani Culture Minister announced.
22 June 2005 [08:55]

Document admission to high schools starts tomorrow

Document admission to the high schools for the 2005-2006 academic years is starting since today.
21 June 2005 [08:37]

There are 947.586 refugees and internally displaced persons in Azerbaijan

There are 17.1 million refugees and 4.4 million internally displaced persons in the world at the moment.
19 June 2005 [08:28]

20 foreign citizens achieved refuge status in Azerbaijan

The government of Azerbaijan is preparing the plan of additional measures for solving the social problems of foreign citizens wanting to get refuge status.
17 June 2005 [09:26]

57 citizens of Azerbaijan got rights for education in Germany

The right for study in Germany in 2005 received 57 citizens of Azerbaijan, the German Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Detlef Lingemann and the head of the DAAD information center in Baku, Ulrike Mitter stated during the ceremony at the German-Azerbaijan cultural center Kapellhaus” on 16 June.
15 June 2005 [09:24]

UNICEF in Azerbaijan moves on child care project

UNICEF is launching the second phase of the project, Taking care of all children in Azerbaijan, to cover 2005 through 2006.
15 June 2005 [08:56]

ASA says that new club in New York is not affiliated with 48-year-old Azerbaijani-American organization

New Jersey The Azerbaijan Society of America, which has been serving the Azerbaijani-American community for 48 years, declared today that the venerable, long established organization has no connection, affiliation or common interest with an upstart Brooklyn, NY club using a very similar name.
14 June 2005 [09:38]

Resident of Fizuli region injured in mine explosion

On 12 June a resident of the Arayatli village of Fizuli region, Gabil Safarov, 1968, was blown up by the anti tank mine, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend.
11 June 2005 [08:37]

Four injured from Baku metro accident remain in intensive care unit

For the moment in the intensive care unit of the Musa Nagiyev clinical hospital, 4 persons, injured on 8 June at the result of break down of an escalator at the Baksovet Metro station, remain, the registration office of this medical institution told Trend.
10 June 2005 [08:58]

Vagif Sadigov to run Azeri national football team

The administration of AFFA sent the head-coach of the national team Carlos Alberto Torres to retirement after the national team lost the match against Poland in its own play-ground in the frame of the selecting group stage of the world championship will use services of the coach of the Olympic team Vagif Sadigov till the end of the season.
10 June 2005 [08:25]

132 school buildings to be build by autumn

132 school buildings will be build in Azerbaijan by autumn on the initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
09 June 2005 [09:20]

?zerbaijani grandmasters to participate in European chess championship in Warsaw

241 chess players will take part in the 6-th individual European championship to open on 17 June 2005 in the Polish Capital city, Warsaw.
09 June 2005 [09:12]

Baku Metropolitan reports 8 persons injured in the accident in the station “Baku Soveti”

Tragic accident happened in the metro station “Baku Soveti” at about 13.41 yesterday.
09 June 2005 [08:48]

Baku - St. Petersburg flight opened today

Flights from Baku to St. Petersburg are organized.
08 June 2005 [10:04]

Brazilian coach Carlos Alberto Torres dismissed from Azeri national team

A meeting was held in headquarter of AFFA with the participation of the administration of the federation yesterday.
08 June 2005 [09:55]

The person attacked the Turkish ambassador detained

One suspect regarding the attack made to Turkish ambassador in our country Turan Morali has been detained.
07 June 2005 [08:56]

Embassy of Great Britain supports publication of the book in Azerbaijan

The embassy of Great Britain to Azerbaijan and the society of youth of Azerbaijan and Great Britain prepared and published the book “Great Britain: answers on 100 questions».
07 June 2005 [08:51]

Azerbaijani businessman murdered in Moscow

The Azerbaijanis being the citizen of Russia 26 year old Teymur Naibov was murdered in Moscow.
07 June 2005 [08:33]

Turkish ambassador in Azerbaijan Turan Morali was attacked

Turkish ambassador in Azerbaijan Turan Morali suffered from attack.
06 June 2005 [08:50]

126.184 students study in high schools of Azerbaijan

27 state and 15 private high schools acted in Azerbaijan for the 2004-2005 academic year.
04 June 2005 [09:39]

Azerbaijani citizen trying to burn himself and his son in Sweden expected to be sentenced for 4 years

Forty four year old Azerbaijani citizen, resident of Baku who wanted to burn himself and his son in Karlkrona hospital of Sweden was arrested the day before yesterday but was set free later on.
04 June 2005 [07:33]

Azeri culture minister awarded ‘Peace Roze’

Polad Bulbuloglu, the Azerbaijani Culture Minister, has been awarded ‘Peace Rose’ Gold Medal.
03 June 2005 [10:15]

Direct air route Tebriz-Baku and Baku-Tebriz launced

The Iranian air company «Iran-?IR » launched a direct air route Baku-Tebriz and Tebriz-Baku, the Iranian Embassy to Azerbaijan told Trend.
02 June 2005 [14:36]

“Icherisheher festival” to be held in Baku

“Icherisheher festival” will be held in Baku with participation of local residents.
02 June 2005 [14:13]

Two-day seminar on application of distant education started in Azerbaijan

Two-day seminar on application of distant education in Azerbaijan started in Azerbaijan State Economical University.
01 June 2005 [12:51]

Distance learning to be applied in Azerbaijan

A seminar on application of the distance learning in Azerbaijan will be held at the Azerbaijan State Economic University on 1-2 June 2005.
31 May 2005 [13:34]

Criminal group attempting to organize armed attack to money collecting vehicle is arrested

As a result of operation-searching measures implemented by the National Security Ministry (NSM), Criminal group attempting to organize armed attack to collector car of Defense Ministry taking cash to the military unit # N of Defense Ministry was rendered harmless.
28 May 2005 [15:57]

International Donor Day to be held in Azerbaijan

The International Donor Day will be celebrated in Azerbaijan on June 14.
28 May 2005 [15:44]

Setting up of Federation of Azerbaijan underway in Canada

A new Azerbaijani organization - Federation Canada-Azerbaijan is being set up.
27 May 2005 [14:44]

Month of smoking fighting in Azerbaijan to be held

As of 31 May 2005, the month of smoking fighting will be held in Azerbaijan.
27 May 2005 [14:18]

ISESCO week started in Baku

The week of the Islamic ISESCO organization on education, science and culture started in on 26 May in Baku.
26 May 2005 [16:44]

Well-known American jazzman to give a concert in Baku

Well-known American jazzman Big Hibilly Legrabe will give a concert in Baku Jazz Center on 2 June.