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15 January 2006 [17:39]

Sale of Poultry Prohibited in Azerbaijan

Sale of chicken and other types of poultry is prohibited in Azerbaijan from January 13.
15 January 2006 [17:24]

Archeological materials in Lelylatapa in Aghstafa discovered new research point in Azerbaijan’s history

Some of the remnants of material culture discovered as the result of archeological excavations in the regions have been researched.
15 January 2006 [17:22]

Meeting with Russian historian Rudolf Ivanov held in Nakhchivan State University

Russian historian Rudolf Ivanov today met with teachers and students staff in Nakhchivan State University (NSU) who is on a visit in our country at the invitation of Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
15 January 2006 [17:13]

Scientific conference in the National Academy of Sciences

Scientific conference on the 100th jubilee of the first Azerbaijani archeologist Omer Ismizadeh will be held.
15 January 2006 [17:02]

The Kyur and Araz Rivers polluted by the toxic substances running from Georgia and Armenia

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR), Monitoring Center of Environment Pollution announced the results of the monitoring of level of pollution in the rivers Kyur and Araz.
15 January 2006 [16:55]

Contract signed between Azerbaijani and Turkish trade unions

A contract on cooperation was signed between Azerbaijani Agriculture and Food Industry Employees’ Trade Union Federation and Turkish "Tekgida-Ish" Trade Union.
15 January 2006 [16:50]

Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Ecology and Natural Resources: "Bird flu was not found"

Bird flu virus has not been found as a result of monitoring conducted by Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Ecology and Natural Resources up to now.
15 January 2006 [16:42]

Trial of Azerbaijani journalist is adjourned

Trial of journalist Gajar Huseynov arrested in Georgia was adjourned until February 3.
15 January 2006 [15:37]

Neftchi FC celebrated victory in the first game of "Commonwelth Cup"

Neftchi FC celebrated victory in the first game of "Commonwealth Cup" against Tajikistan representative Vaksh.
15 January 2006 [15:32]

Jubilee of Tatar poet due in Baku

15 January 2006 [15:24]

Kuwait Emir Sheikh Jaber dies

The ruler of U.S. ally Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, died on Sunday at the age of 78 after a long illness, and the country's ailing crown prince is set to take over as emir of this major Gulf oil producer.
15 January 2006 [15:08]

Stardust capsule returns to Earth

A capsule containing dust collected from stars and comets has landed on Earth after a seven-year space mission. A capsule containing dust collected from stars and comets has landed on Earth after a seven-year space mission.
14 January 2006 [20:54]

No signs of bird flu revealed in Lankaran

In accordance with the results of the laboratory research conducted by the Lankaran Veterinary Service, no signs of virus are observed in the region.
14 January 2006 [03:05]

Azerbaijani section to be opened in New York Museum of Natural History

Azerbaijani section will be opened in New York Museum of Natural History in 2006.
14 January 2006 [03:02]

Commission investigating reasons of crash of AN-140-100 airplane working at several versions

The commission investigating the reasons of the crash of the AN-140-100 airplane taken off from Baku to Aktau is working at several versions.
14 January 2006 [02:58]

One of our pilgrims going on Hajj faced traffic accident, his condition is grave

One more Azerbaijani pilgrims going on Hajj is in bad health.
14 January 2006 [02:56]

President’s new airplane to be brought to Baku late in February, early in March this year

An airplane marked “Airbus A-319” of the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will be brought to Baku late in February, early in March this year.
14 January 2006 [02:46]

3860 internally displaced families living in refugee townships and wagons to be provided with flats till April of this year

Construction of 13 new settlements for 3860 internally displaced families living in refugee townships and wagons which has been started since the beginning of the past year will be completed in April.
14 January 2006 [02:42]

Monitoring conducted in the bank of Alazan River due to bird flu danger

Prophylactic measures are still taken against bird flu in Zagatala.
14 January 2006 [02:22]

Joint valuation mission of international organizations to come to Azerbaijan

A joint valuation mission consisting of the representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO), “Vishnevskaya-Rastropovich” Foundation, UN Children’s Fund, US Agency for International Development (USAID) and US Center for Disease Control (CDC) will come to Azerbaijan on January 23.
14 January 2006 [02:20]

Directors of two theaters discharged

By the order of Minister of Culture Polad Bulbuloglu, chief and art director of Azerbaijan State National Academic Dram Theater Alabbas Gadirov was dismissed.
14 January 2006 [02:17]

Lerik resident is 108-year-old

Resident of Chayrud village of Lerik which is known as a land of long-livers Fazil Azim Rzayev celebrated his 108th birthday.
14 January 2006 [02:02]

Stands selling chicken fast food to be close

Republic Hygiene and Epidemiology Center (RHEC) will conduct unannounced investigations in the territory of the republic in order to strengthen the control over selling of fowl products in connection with “Bird Flu”.
13 January 2006 [13:37]

Music Academy to host organ party

An organ music party will be held at the Baku Music Academy on March 17 on the initiative of the Union of Azerbaijani Composers.
13 January 2006 [13:24]

AzerReyl leaves for Istanbul from Perugia

Woman volleyball club AzerReyl arrived in Istanbul to hold final preparations for the forthcoming match of the 10th tournament of the group stage of the Champions League against Gunesh Vagifbank.
13 January 2006 [13:21]

No Azeri pilgrim dies in crush in Mecca

There is no Azerbaijani among the victims died in a crush while implementing the rituals of Hajj in Mecca.
13 January 2006 [09:04]

AIOC informs on Chirag

Chirag oil production reached 7m tons in 2005
13 January 2006 [08:58]

25 dismissed from tax authorities in 2005

25 representatives of tax authorities were dismissed in 2005 for giving way to irregularities, the Ministry of Taxes press-service said on Thursday.
13 January 2006 [05:27]

Azerbaijani Days to be held in Hungary

State Committee on Work with Azerbaijanis Living in Foreign Countries (SCALFC) plans to start Azerbaijani Days in Hungary together with Embassy of Azerbaijan in this country.
13 January 2006 [05:11]

More than 300 Hajji died in throwing stones at pillars representing Satan in Mecca

As a result of confusion appeared in the ceremony of throwing stones at pillars representing Satan more than 300 people died.
13 January 2006 [05:05]

Azerbaijani delegation to attend the international bird flue conference in China

International conference on bird flue will be held in Beijing.
13 January 2006 [04:24]

AzEuroTel starting to provide unlimited Internet access services on ADSL technologies

The “AzEuroTel” Joint Enterprise (JE) is starting to provide Internet access services on ADSL technologies on speed from 64 Kbit to 512 Kbit in the unlimited access order.
13 January 2006 [04:21]

Internet in Azerbaijan cheapest in CIS

The price of the Internet in Baku is cheaper than elsewhere in the CIS, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Internet Society, Galib Gurbanov, told the “Internet in Azerbaijan: demise or development” news conference at the International Press Club Wednesday.
13 January 2006 [04:16]

Execution of USAID-funded Azerbaijan Humanitarian Assistance Programme ends

The Azerbaijan Humanitarian Assistance Programme (AHAP) costing $57 million funded by the United States Agency for International Development since 1998 and administered by the Mercy Corps organization will draw to a close on January 13 this year.
13 January 2006 [04:13]

European Union banned fowl exports from Azerbaijan

European Union has imposed a ban on fowl exports from Azerbaijan.
13 January 2006 [04:08]

Bird flu threat looming for Azerbaijan

The concerns over the bird flu threat are still high in Azerbaijan, although no cases have been registered so far, unlike neighboring countries.
12 January 2006 [22:15]

Over 50 drivers of the Baku public transport were dismissed

“Over 50 drivers of the Baku public transport were dismissed as a result of carried out check-up in Baku,” Khaleddin Namazov, the deputy chief of the Transport Department of the Baku Executive Power, told Trend.
12 January 2006 [22:01]

Azeri pilgrim dies in Mecca

Holly Hajj pilgrimage is coming to an end.
12 January 2006 [21:40]

Addressed social aids to poor citizens to be distributed since April 1

The aids will cover at least 30 per cent of Azeri population.
12 January 2006 [20:40]

Russian historian held presentation of his book in Azerbaijan

Rudolf Ivanov presents “Defense of Bayazet: the truth and the lie” in Azerbaijan.
12 January 2006 [20:30]

Embassy of Japan organizes posters exhibition

The exhibition of posters entitled “Discover Japan through Contemporary Posters” will open on 16 January at the Art and Exhibition Salon of the Culture Ministry of Azerbaijan.
12 January 2006 [16:27]

Health Ministry holds a meeting on preventive measures against bird flu

On Wednesday the Health Ministry held a meeting dedicated to the preventive and the anti-epidemic measures in relation to prevention of penetration of bird flu to Azerbaijan.
12 January 2006 [11:24]

British Council holds Old New Baku photo competition on Youth Day

British Council holds Old New Baku photo competition on the occasion of Youth Day on 2 February.
12 January 2006 [11:12]

Weather forecasted to be cold in second ten-day of January

Weather is forecasted to be unstable and cold in the second ten-day of January.
12 January 2006 [10:54]

Arabian film festival to be held in Baku

Arabian film festival will be held in Baku on the initiative of Cinema Department acting under auspicious of Baku Executive Power.
12 January 2006 [10:33]

“Bureau of the National Center of Interpol will hold a conference in Baku on 1-2 February 2006.”

Madat Guliyev, the head of the Bureau told Trend about it.
12 January 2006 [10:27]

Megastar Tarkan will come to Baku in June

Turkish megastar Tarkan is expected to visit Baku in June.
12 January 2006 [09:35]

In 2006 Ecology Ministry intends to intensify forest regeneration

In 2006 the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry intends to expand the area under the forest regeneration up to 10,000 hectares.
12 January 2006 [09:30]

First National Internet Prize competition started in Azerbaijan

A press-conference dedicated to the beginning of the “Netty-2006” Azerbaijan National Internet Prize was held yesterday.
12 January 2006 [09:15]

The US President George Bush sends congratulation message to Ilham Aliyev

The US President George bush sent congratulation message to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the holy Gurban holiday.
12 January 2006 [09:05]

10 people died in mine explosions last year

592.603 sq. meter territory was cleansed from mines and unexploded military supplies. 104 mines and unexploded supplies were found and rendered harmless.
06 January 2006 [12:11]

Azeri frontier guards saved crewman of Russian boat

On Thursday at 00.40am [local time] the employees of the Coastguard Service of the Azerbaijani State Border Service (ASBS) saved a crewman of the fishing boat belonged to Astrakhan, Russia.
06 January 2006 [11:57]

No Azeri pilgrim suffer from building collapse in Mecca

“There is no Azerbaijani pilgrim among the victims of the building collapse in Mecca.
06 January 2006 [11:16]

Shahriyar Mammadyarov is 4 ranks ahead of Teymur Rajabov in the new rating of FIDE

International Chess Federation FIDE announced the first rating list of 2006.
28 December 2005 [10:09]

Crashed AN-140 black box found

Divers of the frontier troops the day before yesterday managed to find the black box containing flight data recorder of the Azerbaijan Airlines’ (AZAL) AN-140 crashed on Saturday near Baku killing all 23 people including 8 foreign citizens on board, AZAL said.
28 December 2005 [09:49]

Military supplies found in Azerbaijan-Russia frontier

The frontier-guards found military supplies near Samur bridge of Russia-Azerbaijan frontier while checking the border this morning.
28 December 2005 [09:48]

Azeri sportsmen gain record number of awards in 2005

230 medals were gained by Azerbaijani sportsmen at the international competitions in 2005.
28 December 2005 [09:47]

Ecology Ministry studies impact of Gabala RLS on environment

“The Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry studies the impact of the Gabala Radio Location Station (RLS) on environment,” Husseyn Baghirov, the Ecology and Natural resources Minister, stated on Tuesday, Trend reports.
28 December 2005 [09:46]

942 died, 3337 injured in 2876 traffic accidents within 11 months this year

2876 traffic accident were registered during 11 months this year. 942 people died and 3337 were injured in these accidents.
28 December 2005 [09:42]

354 kg narcotics removed from illegal turnover within 11 months this year

?bout 354 kg narcotics, psychotropic matters and precursors as well as 27.144 kg heroin, 42.271 kg opium, 48.282 hashish, 227.345 kg marihuana, 11936 pills and 90 ampoules psychotropic matters and 8.822 kg acid anhydrides were removed from the illegal turnover within January-November this year.
28 December 2005 [09:40]

Nizami Pashayev recognized as sportsman of 2005 in Azerbaijan

World heavy athletics champion Nizami Pashayev was recognized as the best Azerbaijani sportsman on the results of 2005.
24 December 2005 [14:06]

The jet crash near Baku

18 passengers and 5 members of the crew died as a result of a jet crash near Baku (Nardaran village, outskirts Baku) on Friday at 22:27pm [local hours].
24 December 2005 [09:53]

Adil Ismayilov: “The judge put pressure on experts in Ramil Safarov’s trial”

Lawyer Adil Ismayilov, representative of parents of officer of Azerbaijani Army Ramil Safarov who is accused of murdering Armenian officer Gurgen Markaryan held a press conference yesterday.
24 December 2005 [09:31]

Mechanism for funding initial medical services was discussed in Baku

The roundtable has been held on 23 December in Baku on mechanisms for funding the initial medical services.
24 December 2005 [09:27]

Examination launched to study influence of Gabala Radar Station on environment

Radiation problems Institute of National Academy of Science launched examination to study the influence of Gabala Radar Station on the environment.
24 December 2005 [09:15]

Distribution of social aids to families of scanty means to be delayed

Distribution of social aids to families of scanty means will be delayed. APA was given this information by the director of the addressed social aid sector of the Ministry of Labour and Social protection of Population (MLSPP) Vafa Mutallibova.
20 December 2005 [10:36]

3,500 students from 41 countries studies at Azeri universities

In 2005 - around 3,500 students from 41 countries of the world study at the Azerbaijani universities against 1,500 students from 35 countries in 2004.
20 December 2005 [10:34]

Follow-up meeting on the implementation of the framework convention for the protection of national minorities held in Baku

Follow-up meeting on the implementation of the framework convention for the protection of national minorities was held in Baku yesterday.
19 December 2005 [18:04]

Sabirabad will possess fiber optical Internet cable by the end of this year

Construction of a fiber optic cable from Ali Bayramli to Sabirabad will be completed till the end of this year.
19 December 2005 [10:49]

UNESCO delegation visiting Baku finished its mission

Elmira Suleymanova, the Azerbaijani Ombudsman, received on Saturday the Director of the UNESCO Department for education policy and strategy, Mirasgar Husseyn, and a specialist on education, Dendev Badarchi.
17 December 2005 [16:03]

Moscow is going to host international jazz-mugam festival

The international Jazz-Mugam festival dedicated to the memory of Vagif Mustafazade, the Azerbaijani pianist, will be held at "Mir" concert hall in Moscow on December 15-19.
17 December 2005 [10:17]

Azerbaijan since yesterday has Ministry of Emergency Situations

President Ilham Aliyev signed yesterday a decree establishing Ministry of Emergency Situations. The State Control over Safety in Industry and Mining Control Committee, Committee of Material Resources at the Cabinet of Ministers have been cancelled, their functions , their offices and subordinate organizations were transfered under the new ministry.
16 December 2005 [18:45]

German aircraft departing from Yerevan made emergency landing at Baku airport

Today at 11:21 a.m. a private German Cessna-525 jet aircraft flying on Frankfurt- Istanbul- Yerevan- Ashgabat- Kabul route made an emergency landing at the Baku Heydar Aliyev airport.