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14 March 2006 [09:43]

Ogtay Shiraliyev does not want to meet with journalists

"The Health Ministry is guilty that press conference has not been held. We have appealed for this meeting many times. But Health Minister Ogtay Shiraliyev delays the meeting," chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov stated.
14 March 2006 [09:38]

Abolition of 4 refugees camps will be completed by July 1

Works aimed to abolish 4 refugees camps to be completed by July 1.
14 March 2006 [09:27]

New structure of Ministry of Industry and Energy to be established

Regulations of the Ministry of Industry and Energy (MIE) are expected to be approved by the President these days.
14 March 2006 [08:45]

Structure of Ministry of Defense Industry to be formed soon

Formation of the structure of the Ministry of Defense Industry will be started these days.
14 March 2006 [08:42]

One more market roof collapsed in Moscow

One more market roof collapsed in Moscow yesterday.
13 March 2006 [20:23]

Svante Stockselius: "Information on Armenian singer to be changed on official website of Eurovision"

"Some changes will be made to the information on Armenian singer Andre after the letter by the Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry," said Svante Stockselius, the head of the Song Contests Unit of the European Broadcasting Union Television Department.
13 March 2006 [19:31]

Prosecutor General's Office & Internal Affairs Ministry warn heads of some media

The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office and the Internally Affairs Ministry warned the heads of the media in relation to the information spread on murder of Galib Bakirov, the resident of Aghsu town, due to political views on March 6 2006.
13 March 2006 [18:50]

Heads of Diaspora organizations arrives

Heads of several Diaspora organizations from the European and Central Asian countries arrived in Baku on March 16 to participate in the second conference of Azerbaijanis of the World.
13 March 2006 [18:08]

Ecology Ministry to prevent forest fires

The Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry drew up the special action plan on prevention of forest fires.
13 March 2006 [16:03]

Azad Rahimov meets with Vyacheslav Fetisov

Azad Rahimov, the Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister, met with Vyacheslav Fetisov, the head of the Russian Federal Agency for Physical training and Sports, in Moscow.
13 March 2006 [09:37]

An action brought by Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh against SCRI Chair Rafig Aliyev

A preparatory sitting of the court will be held March 16.
13 March 2006 [09:22]

Khojali region Prosecutor appointed to Lerik

The Prosecutor of Lerik region Islam Aliyev has been appointed to Barda region; Ahmad Hasanov, former Prosecutor of Khojali region has been appointed instead of him.
13 March 2006 [09:15]

Fence of Azeri graveyard destroyed in Armenia on sale in Georgia

Armenians sell the railings of Azerbaijani graveyards in the villages bordering on Georgia.
13 March 2006 [08:49]

International Conference to be held in Lenkaran

March 25 in Lenkaran State University (LSU) international conference on "Formation of Information-communication technologies structure in social-economic development of regions and their management".
12 March 2006 [20:31]

Mugam contest held in Lenkaran

The Janeli Akbarov's Mugam contest of young talents held in Lenkaran.
12 March 2006 [20:21]

Military Prosecutor: "Desertion facts decreased dramatically"

Republic Military Prosecutor Khanlar Valiyev told journalists that according to the results of last and this year, desertion facts in the Armed Forces have sharply decreased.
12 March 2006 [17:34]

Health Minister visited Ganja

The Minister of Health Ogtay Shiraliyev was on a visit to Ganja.
12 March 2006 [17:31]

Ministry of Culture and Tourism sent protest to Eurovision 2006 organizers

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan sent a protest letter to the organizers of the Eurovision music contest to be held in Athens on indication of "Republic of Nagorno Karabakh" as birthplace of Andre representing Armenia in his biography placed in the official webpage of Eurovision.
11 March 2006 [16:00]

Construction of Heydar Aliyev's monument in Moscow suspended

Moscow authorities decided to suspend the construction of Heydar Aliyev's monument near to "Airport" metro station.
11 March 2006 [15:39]

UNESCO faculties to open at Azerbaijani universities

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Education is preparing to launch the program on "Establishment of UNESCO faculties at the Azerbaijani Universities" in 2006.
11 March 2006 [13:57]

Ramiz Hasanov: "Shortcomings observed in food industry"

"There are some shortcomings in the food industry of Azerbaijan," Ramiz Hasanov, the head of the Standardization, Metrology and Patents Agency, said to the journalists on Friday.
11 March 2006 [13:55]

14th anniversary of Azeri Internal Forces

A solemn event was held due to the 14th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Internal Forces this Saturday.
11 March 2006 [12:37]

Teymur Rajabov became a leader in Ciudad de Linares

Before the last playing day Rajabov holds 1-4 places.
11 March 2006 [11:07]

US funded kindergarten #13 opens in Sheki

Yesterday the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Reno Harnish attended opening ceremony of Ruzi kindergarten #13 funded by the United States European Command and the US Defense Cooperation Department.
11 March 2006 [10:20]

Azerbaijan vs. Turkey football match to take place on April 12

Holding of an official match between Azerbaijan and Turkey at the T.Bahramov Republican stadium on 12 April is solved.
11 March 2006 [10:00]

Next pardon decree to be signed in May

"Next pardon decree in Azerbaijan will be signed in May," said a member of pardon commission in Azerbaijan, MP Elmira Akhundova.
11 March 2006 [09:30]

Milli Majlis adopted Gender Equality bill

The bill on guarantees for gender equality was discussed at the session of Milli Majlis on Friday.
10 March 2006 [16:22]

Azerbaijani Ombudsman invited to Bucharest

The Azerbaijani Ombudsman, Elmira Suleymanova, has been invited for the International Conference titled "The role of women in multi-religious world", which will take place in Bucharest March 14.
10 March 2006 [14:22]

Strong winds cause damages in regions

Sharp weather changes predicted for upcoming days.
10 March 2006 [12:07]

WHO to visit hospital #7 and Lung Diseases Institute

World Health Organization experts – Naomi Boksal and Andreas Gilsdors visited Azerbaijan to help preventing Bird flu.
10 March 2006 [11:49]

Ali Insanov taken to the MNS jail ward again

Ex-health minister Ali Insanov, who had been taken to the Hospital of Court Decision Execution Department in Boyukshor because of problems with his health, was taken back to the isolated ward of the Ministry of National Security.
10 March 2006 [10:05]

Azerbaijani historical monuments vandalized

Armenians vandalized hundreds of Azerbaijani historical monuments in Zengezur.
10 March 2006 [00:35]

Special booklets on Bird Flu to be distributed at schools

Ministry of Education will distribute in schools of Baku, Sumgayit and Caspian region special booklets and leaflets on Bird Flu in the coming days.
09 March 2006 [16:39]

Second Azeri World Conference to discuss Azeri Diaspora activities

Foreign guests invited for the participation in the second conference have started arriving to Baku, the Chairman of State Committee working with Azerbaijanis living abroad, Nazim Ibrahimov stated.
08 March 2006 [20:49]

Azerbaijani citizen is among Guantanamo Bay Naval base prisoners

Information was provided by politician Rovshan Novruzoglu.
08 March 2006 [16:09]

IDP-connected project implementing

Azerbaijan Representation of World Food Program (WFP) of the United Nations will complete in June current year another program connected to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) re-settled in remote territories of the Republic.
08 March 2006 [12:27]

President Aliyev's uncle passed away

80 years old Agil Aliyev passed away last night.
08 March 2006 [11:00]

Special structure for social protection of war veterans to be set up

A special structure for social protection of the war veterans is planned to be set up.
08 March 2006 [10:30]

Temperature will decline 10-12 degrees from March 9

Weather conditions will sharply change in the territory of the republic from the night on March 9-10.
08 March 2006 [10:20]

President Aliyev decree to establish biometric identification system

President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on setting up a State Commission and preparing a State Program for establishment of biometric identification system in Azerbaijan.
08 March 2006 [10:00]

OSCE represntative praises Azeri Public TV

"The OSCE is very pleased that there is Public Television in Azerbaijan, but it has to analyze its successes as well," said Miklos Haraszti, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media.
08 March 2006 [09:40]

Azerbaijan to host World Book Day celebrations

On March 12, Azerbaijan will host the World Book Day celebrations.
08 March 2006 [09:35]

Seminar on Civil Code amendment kicks off

A two-day seminar devoted to the amendments to the Civil Code of Azerbaijan Republic commenced March 6 at the Milli Majlis.
08 March 2006 [09:25]

Military service period in NAVY will be decreased

Decrease of Military service period in the Maritime Forces will be discussed in near future.
08 March 2006 [09:20]

President decree on social-economic development of Baku districts

President Ilham Aliyev issued a decree to fund the work for implementation of "The measures program on acceleration of the social-economic development of Baku districts."
08 March 2006 [09:15]

Editors' Union determined to stage a protest

Today the Editors' Union held a meeting related to the use of violence against correspondent of Azadlig newspaper Fikret Huseynli.
08 March 2006 [09:10]

Football's veteran Mashallah Ahmedov can face the charges

Our compatriot living in Berlin, Germany, Rishad Agamirzayev took veteran footballer Mashallah Ahmadov to court.
08 March 2006 [09:05]

Zeynab Khanlarova: "Nowadays title is purchased"

MP, People's Artist Zeyneb Khanlarova said this during her talk with journalists.
08 March 2006 [09:00]

Standoff between police and shopkeepers while abolishing counters near the market No.4

Abolishing the counters near the market No.4 caused protest of shopkeepers.
07 March 2006 [20:54]

2.6 bn AZM financial violations committed by municipalities in 2005

"2.6bn AZM financial violations were revealed in the municipalities in 2005," said Vilayat Zahidov, the Deputy Minister of Justice, at the meeting of the Milli Majlis. He was delivering an annual report on administrative control over the activities of the municipalities.
07 March 2006 [20:48]

Sabir Rustamkhanli protests against destruction of historic buildings in Baku

"A process of destruction of building regarded as historic monuments of Baku must be ceased," said MP Sabir Rustamkhanli, the chairman of the Civil Solidarity Party.
07 March 2006 [20:41]

Azerbaijan participated in international workshop on AIDS

The meeting completed the work on March 2 and Azerbaijan was represented at the event by Sanan Karimov, the Deputy Minister of Health.
07 March 2006 [20:38]

Asim Mollazade demands parliamentary hearings on Bird Flu

"Azerbaijan has faced with a serious problem like Bird Flu," MP Asim Mollazade, the chairman of the Democratic Reforms Party, stated in a parliamentary sitting.
07 March 2006 [20:25]

Sentence to Ramil Ramil Safarov to be announced on April 13

"The Budapest court will announce a sentence in regard to Azerbaijani officer Ramil Safarov on April 13," said Adil Ismayilov, the Azerbaijani lawyer of the defendant.
07 March 2006 [20:20]

UN commissioner on national minorities to visit Azerbaijan

"There is no necessity for the adoption of the Law on national minorities," said MP Rabiyyat Aslanova, the chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on human rights of Milli Majlis.
07 March 2006 [20:17]

President Aliyev congratulates Azeri women on International Women's Day

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated the Azerbaijani women in connection with 8 March International Women's Day.
07 March 2006 [10:45]

Newcastle Disease is not dangerous for human life

The Bird flu virus has not been found in Ali Bayramli region.
07 March 2006 [10:35]

Azerbaijani delegation will attend international tourism exhibition in Berlin

The world's largest International Tourism Exhibition-ITB-Berlin will be held in Berlin from March 8 to 12.
07 March 2006 [10:15]

Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry: "Pollution of the environment in Sumgayit is above the mark"

Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry told that the ministry regional department examined "Synthesis rubber" and "Ethylene-Polyethylene" plants.
07 March 2006 [10:10]

US Embassy allocates money to special boarding school in Lenkeran

The US Embassy in Azerbaijan and World Hope international humanitarian organization have allocated $130 thousand to the construction of a new building for the special boarding school in Lenkeran city.
07 March 2006 [09:54]

Seminar "Amendments and additions to the Civil Code" held

The seminar held concerning the discussion of the bill on "Amendments and additions to the Civil Code" with organization of Milli Majlis Office and German Technical Cooperation Society.
07 March 2006 [09:50]

Ministry of Emergencies to establish regional offices

"Emergency Situations Ministry's regional offices will be established in eight regions of Azerbaijan after the Ministry's regulations is ratified by the President's Office," Minister for Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov told during his visit to Khanlar region.
07 March 2006 [09:45]

FM Diplomatic Academy to be established

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree to establish Diplomatic Academy of the Foreign Ministry.
07 March 2006 [09:15]

Turkish Ambassador: "Banning the import of poultry meat and poultry products from Turkey is not the right step"

Turkey displeased with Azerbaijan's ban on fowl import from this country.
06 March 2006 [20:15]

Education Ministry plans to dispatch 1,300 teachers to remote rural schools

The Azerbaijani Education Ministry plans to dispatch 1,300 teachers to remote rural schools in 2006.
06 March 2006 [19:37]

Agriculture Minister orders to intensify precautions against Bird Flu

On Monday the Ministry of Agriculture held a staff meeting to discuss precautions against Bird Flu and the current situation regarding this problem.
06 March 2006 [18:58]

Azerbaijani ex-Minister of Health undergoes surgery

Azerbaijani ex-Health Minister Ali Insanov, who is detained in Boyukshor Treatment Center of the Main Office for Execution of Court Decisions (MOECD), will undergo a medical surgery.
06 March 2006 [18:47]

Adil Ismaylov met with Ramil Safarov

The lawyer Adil Ismaylov met on March 6 with Ramil Safarov who is charged with the murder of the Armenian officer Gurgen Markaryan and is currently in the Budapest prison.
06 March 2006 [18:30]

"Azadlig" correspondent Fikret Huseynli was attacked

Assailants abducted and severely beat up a reporter who works for an Azerbaijani opposition newspaper.
06 March 2006 [17:04]

Barmek will apply to international court

No official notification has been received by the Barmek Azerbaijan Electricity Network Limited Liability Company (LLC) on initiating of a criminal case against the Company by the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic.
06 March 2006 [10:21]

Temperature will rise in a few days

Air temperature will rise at the territory of Azerbaijan in a few days.
06 March 2006 [10:18]

31 March to be marked in all educational institutions

31 March-Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis will be marked in all educational intuitions of the country. Education Minister Misir Mardanov signed an order in this connection.
06 March 2006 [10:16]

Bird flu officially found in Georgia

Georgia's leading veterinary official said Monday that bird flu had been confirmed in the country's Black Sea autonomy of Adzharia.
06 March 2006 [10:09]

Azerbaijan becomes member of AIESEC

AIESEC, world's largest student organization, held a global meeting of current 90 member countries and potential member countries for 2006-2007 in the Netherlands from February 23 to March 3.
06 March 2006 [09:43]

Broiler farm employee hospitalized

Worker of Safali-broiler applied to Baku Child Infectious Hospital # 7.