Society

30 January 2006 [21:25]

Ramil Usubov: "Police officers killed in Nardaran performed their official duties

There are citizens in Nardaran possessing arms and planting narcotics, therefore the police control over this area is undesirable for them, the Azerbaijan Interior Minister Ramil Usubov told journalists on January 30.
30 January 2006 [16:15]

Ganja hosted two-day seminar

Ganja hosted two-day seminar under the Cities Alliance Project.
30 January 2006 [15:30]

Earthquake hits Shemakha

An earthquake hit Pirkuli settlement of Shemakha on Monday at 11:30am.
30 January 2006 [13:21]

No tree cutting growth observed in Azerbaijan

No tree cutting growth is observed in Azerbaijan in connection with the fuel prices rise.
30 January 2006 [09:25]

Calf attacked people

A calf brought to a butcher near the "Bollug" market got out of hand and attacked people.
30 January 2006 [09:15]

Swan, one of rare bird species found in Baku

Yesterday the residents living in Binagadi region of Baku city found a swan which is one of rare bird species.
30 January 2006 [09:10]

Huseyn Arabul: "Electricity supply of the capital was restored 60%"

Electricity supply of Baku city was restored 60%.
30 January 2006 [09:05]

Two brothers intending to violate state frontier detained

Employees of the State Border Service (SBS) detained two persons intending to violate the state frontier.
29 January 2006 [16:11]

Electric system's failure - UPDATED

At 13:30 the Republic went into darkness.
29 January 2006 [00:32]

New facts on the case of Haji Mammadov revealed in the investigation

Ministry of National Security (MNS) and General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) has released joint information on reveal of some more crimes perpetrated by the gang headed by Haji Mamamdov.
28 January 2006 [23:57]

Snow reaches 35-40 cm in the center of Dashkesan

Weather has been frosty and snowy in western regions since January 24.
28 January 2006 [23:52]

US Research Center analyzes the material remains found at the territory of Azerbaijan

Material remains found in the result of the archeological research at the territory of Azerbaijan are analyzed by US Research Center in Chicago in USA.
28 January 2006 [21:20]

Heavy snows destroy an IDPs house in Barda region

Recent snows caused the demolition of a air-brick house, belonging to the Babayevs, Kalbajar IDPs, living in "Arab 3" tent settlement in Barda region.
28 January 2006 [21:09]

78 "Gunashli" drillers were evacuated

Due to unstable weather, workers were in a difficult situation in "Gunashli" oil field.
28 January 2006 [17:58]

Plan of events to mark Anniversary of Khojaly Genocide prepared

The plan of events to mark the 14th anniversary of Khojaly genocide as ordered by the Head of the President's Administration has been approved.
28 January 2006 [11:53]

Heydar Aliyev Foundation informed about the results of the Fund's activity in 2005

President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and MP Mehriban Aliyeva, took place the action devoted to results of the Fund’s activity in 2005.
28 January 2006 [11:40]

Conference of heads of European customs services to be held in Baku

The conference of the heads of the European customs services of the World Customs Organization (WCO) will be held in Baku from 2 to 3 February.
28 January 2006 [11:31]

Board of Lawyers admits new members

The meeting of Presidium of Board of Lawyers has been held.
28 January 2006 [11:25]

CEC takes legal actions against former candidates

Trial of candidates who gained less than 3% in parliamentary elections and didn’t return the money they had received from the state budget started.
28 January 2006 [11:15]

Imprisonment of Natig Afandiyev prolonged for 3 more months

Nasimi district court reviewed the recommendation of the Prosecutor General on elongation of the imprisonment of ex-police chief Natig Afandiyev.
28 January 2006 [11:13]

According to the information of Armenian sources, 137,743 people live in occupied lands of Azerbaijan

Results of census carried out by separatist regime in the lands of Azerbaijan occupied by Armenia on October 18-27 last year was made public.
28 January 2006 [11:00]

Fuad Musayev: "AFFA is guilty for our national team's playing in the same group along with Armenia"

AFFA's ex-president commenting the results of UEFA EURO 2008 draw.
28 January 2006 [10:45]

Health mission of World Bank to visit Baku on January 30

The health mission of the World Bank will visit Azerbaijan on January 30.
28 January 2006 [09:50]

The appeal of Ali Insanov on medical expert examination accepted

The appeal of ex-Minister of Health, held in an investigation ward of Ministry of National Security on medical expert examination made on December 29, was accepted.
28 January 2006 [09:44]

Barmek to watch all counters connected to network till end of year

"Barmek Azerbaijan" LLC intends to complete establishment of the control system on counters by means of electricity cables till the end of this year.
28 January 2006 [09:40]

Gas supply of capital reached highest level for last 15 years

Deputy Chief of the Baku Head Gas Production Office (BakGas) Nusrat Gasimov: "Gas supply of Baku city has reached a highest level for the last 15 years."
28 January 2006 [09:25]

Emin Shahbazov: "I assure the population that they can use eggs, local birds and fowl without any fear"

So far, 7 monitoring have been held to identify the existence of Bird Flu infection in Azerbaijan.
28 January 2006 [09:18]

436 kilometers of motor roads repaired last year

In addition, 3 new bridges were built in Khanlar, Gabala and Astara and 3 bridges were repaired in Salyan, Ujar and Kurdemir.
28 January 2006 [09:10]

Basic part of labour pension to be increased more than twice in next 2 years

Basic part of labour pension will be increased more than twice to AZN60 in next 2 years.
28 January 2006 [09:05]

Azerbaijan also banned fowl imports from Georgia

Azerbaijan imposed a ban on fowl imports from Georgia.
27 January 2006 [22:54]

President held meeting on state of affairs and development of road traffic and transport in Baku

Ilham Aliyev held a conference on January 27 on problems in transport sphere in capital Baku.
27 January 2006 [22:39]

Azerbaijan to acquire energy from Russia at 3,636 cents per 1kW/hour till Nov

Azerbaijan will sell 350m KW/Hour energy to Russia at 1.6 cents per 1kW/hour at night-time, while Russian will supply 1bn kW/hour energy to Azerbaijan at 3,636 cents per 1kW/hour in day-time.
27 January 2006 [22:38]

Azeri class to be opened at Kharkov Inter'l Slavic University soon

The Kharkov Slavic University, Ukraine, will open a class for study of Azerbaijani language, history and culture.
27 January 2006 [22:33]

Electron version of Molla Nasraddin magazine under preparation

The Fund for Defense of Freedom of Speech prepares the first web-site, dedicated to Molla Nasraddin magazine and the creation of Jalil Mammadguluzade.
27 January 2006 [18:27]

UEFA EURO 2008 qualifying round - Azerbaijan gets into same group with Armenia

Azerbaijan national football team got into the same group with the Armenian team on the results of the draw of UEFA EURO 2008 qualifying round held in Montreux, Switzerland.
27 January 2006 [14:54]

Neftchi FC loose top-scorer

After the victory in the Commonwealth Cup, Neftchi remained without its top-scorer. Slovanian striker - Tomislav Mishura has left Neftchi without any reasons.
27 January 2006 [14:42]

Azeri Omb’s Institute, R.Valenberg Swedish Human Rights & Humanitarian Law Institute implements a project in human rights

The Azerbaijani Ombudsman’s Institute and the R.Vallenberg Swedish Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Institute implements a project in the human rights under the agreement undersigned between the sides.
27 January 2006 [04:24]

AFFA fines Mubariz Mansimov

Meeting of Discipline Committee (DC) was held in the headquarters of AFFA today. The reason for the gathering is president of "Khazar Lenkeran" club Mubariz Mansimov insulted honor and dignity of the president of AFFA in his interview in local media.
27 January 2006 [04:05]

Armenian fans of "Neftchi" in Commonwealth Cup

Armenians also supported "Neftchi" team in the Commonwealth Cup attended by the champions of the CIS and Baltic States.
27 January 2006 [03:16]

H.Baghirov: "Some faults allowed during preparation of rating of Azerbaijan in Environmental Performance Index"

The fact that Azerbaijan holds the 95th place in the Environmental Performance Index prepared in the Yale and Columbia Universities of USA generated surprise in the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) and the Ministry is currently investigating its reasons.
27 January 2006 [02:47]

141.7 thousand children born, 51.7 thousand died in 2005

According to initial calculations, the number of population of Azerbaijan became 8 mln 436 thousand early in this year.
27 January 2006 [02:30]

Health Ministry found 43 illegal drugstores

The Innovation and Supply Center of Health Ministry continues examining the drugstores in Baku.
27 January 2006 [02:00]

Fuad Agayev: "Akif Muradverdiyev has to be urgently treated in hospital condition"

Ex-Chief of President's Office Administration Akif Muradverdiyev's being in an investigation ward of Ministry of Natural Security (MNS), deteriorated his health.
27 January 2006 [01:43]

Khojali genocide to be marked in Switzerland and Austria

Azerbaijan Democratic Students and Youth Union (ADSYU) launch a campaign to inform local and international community about the most terrible tragedies of the 20th century - the Khojali genocide from today.
26 January 2006 [15:11]

UNICEF set up campaign on collection of funds for South Caucasus countries

UNICEF set up a new campaign on collection of funds for assistance to children in 29 world countries.
26 January 2006 [15:07]

Flights to Nakhchivan to be restored on Thursday evening

The State Air Company AZAL of the Transport Ministry intends to resume flights to Nakhchivan.
26 January 2006 [13:14]

Chief Metro Department: "Metro fees won't be increased"

Fee for metro transport won't be increased in near future, informed Taghi Ahmedov, Chief of Baku Metro Department.
26 January 2006 [13:05]

Shooting in Nardaran kills 4 - UPDATED

Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Vilayat Eyvazov after the conference held in the 14th police station of the Sabunchu District Police Department controlling the territory said that there is an armed group in Nardaran.
26 January 2006 [13:01]

Fire breaks out in Sabail district

A fire broke out in Ali Ashraf street of Sabail District.
26 January 2006 [12:31]

Youth org at UNS Theater holds expo-auction of works by children of orphanages

Youth organization at the UNS Theater held an exhibition-auction for benefit of children from orphanages.
26 January 2006 [05:41]

MPDB and Prosecutor's Office of Baku reports about the murder of policemen in Nardaran

The residents of Nardaran village have not handed over the bodies of the murdered policemen - Rovshan Rahimov and Ilgar Agayev to the police so far.
26 January 2006 [04:06]

Last group of pilgrims arrived Azerbaijan today

The last 7 buses which had been in the Islamic Republic of Iran entered Azerbaijan.
26 January 2006 [04:00]

Education Minister orders closing secondary schools till January 29

The secondary comprehensive schools are closed till January 29 under the order of Education Minister Misir Mardanov.
26 January 2006 [03:54]

Ruslan Bashirli faces new accusations

Head of "Yeni Fikir" Youth Movement Ruslan Bashirli faced new accusations, his lawyer Elchin Gambarov told.
26 January 2006 [02:41]

The lowest temperature registered yesterday

Unstable cold weather will continue till January 28.
26 January 2006 [02:31]

Exhibition of Azerbaijan to be held in New York Museum of Natural History this year

This year exhibition of Azerbaijan can be opened in New York Museum of Natural History in USA.
26 January 2006 [02:24]

President Ilham Aliyev takes a walk in the capital

Today President Ilham Aliyev has taken a walk in the capital.
25 January 2006 [10:39]

President Aliyev met with Neftchi FC squad

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received management and players of the Baku football team Neftchi, which had won the Commonwealth Cup tournament finished on January 22 in Russian capital Moscow.
25 January 2006 [01:50]

Special portable equipments inspecting hand luggage to be used in railway

The Azerbaijan State Railway Office (ASRO) intends to strengthen inspection of luggage in trains.
25 January 2006 [01:48]

Regulations of Ministry of Defense Industry to be presented to President's Office till end of February

The government is already working on the regulations.
25 January 2006 [01:46]

WHO expert mission to visit Azerbaijan to study Bird Flu

On January 28, World Health Organization expert mission will visit Azerbaijan in order to acquaint themselves with Bird Flu situation and prepare first aid protection measures plan.
25 January 2006 [01:41]

Chambers of Accounts of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia to conduct joint audit of utilization of funds allocated for protection of bioresources in Caspian Sea

The Chambers of Accounts of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia plan to conduct joint audit of utilization of funds allocated for preservation of bioresources in the Caspian Sea this year.
25 January 2006 [01:35]

Ministry of Taxes holds regional conferences for purpose of preparation to board meeting

Regional conferences were held in the Tax Crimes Preliminary Investigation Department of the Ministry of Taxes, and in the Territorial Tax Offices #5, 6, 8 in Ali Bayramli city on January 23.
25 January 2006 [01:30]

President Ilham Aliyev signed decree on increase of salaries of military staff of Defense Ministry for their ranks

President Ilham Aliyev issued a decree on strengthening of social protection of the military staff of the Defense Ministry on which the head of state doubled the salary of the mentioned staff on military ranks since 1 January 2006.
25 January 2006 [01:28]

SANAM activist Davud Azimzadeh arrested in Maragha today

Southern Azerbaijan National Awakening Movement (SANAM) activist Davud Azimzadeh was arrested by the officials of Iranian special service bodies in Maragha.
25 January 2006 [01:21]

Analysis of birds died out in Masalli sent to WHO lab in London for re-examination

In order to determine whether the disease spread among birds in Masalli is Bird Flu or not, samples of the birds has been sent to the laboratory of World Health Organization (WHO) in London.
25 January 2006 [01:16]

Sezen Aksu visits Baku

Star of Turkish stage Sezen Aksu will visit Baku.
25 January 2006 [00:52]

President Ilham Aliyev holds meeting on problems caused by bad weather

Yesterday President Ilham Aliyev has held a meeting on the situation in the capital and regions caused by bad weather.
24 January 2006 [22:28]

1.5m social insurance cards delivered to country

"1.5m social insurance cards were delivered to Azerbaijan," said Salim Muslimov, the chairman of the Social Security Fund.
24 January 2006 [22:08]

Heydar Aliyev Foundation issues book "Truth about Nagorno Karabakh"

First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva held the book's presentation.
24 January 2006 [16:57]

Flight to Yerevan lands in Baku

Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing in Baku's Heydar Aliyev International airport.
24 January 2006 [16:41]

National minorities in Azerbaijan will study at their native language

Azerbaijan will ratify the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML).
24 January 2006 [16:38]

Leader of Mountain Jews: "Jews have never been oppressed in Azerbaijan"

The history of Jews living in Azerbaijan counts about three thousand years, during which they have never been subjected to oppressions. At present moment over 30,000 Jews live in Azerbaijan.
24 January 2006 [16:06]

Azerbaijan ombudsman, UNIFEM expand co-op relations

Ombudsperson of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova met with Christine Arab, the Regional Project Chief Technical Advisor of the United Nations Development Fund For Women (UNIFEM).