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01 February 2006 [11:36]

Georgia suggests Armenian and Azeri football teams to meet in Tbilisi

The Football Federation of Georgia suggests that national football teams of Armenia and Azerbaijan meet in a neutral field in Tbilisi.
01 February 2006 [11:18]

Chairman of Supreme Court visits Germany

Exchange of opinions on expansion of the legal reforms in the South Caucasus was held within the visit of Ramiz Rzayev, the chairman of the Azerbaijani Supreme Court, to Germany.
01 February 2006 [11:16]

Damages in fiber-optic cable halts internet connection in Azerbaijan

It is not the first time that the cable problems occur, at the result of which Azerbaijan remains practically without Internet.
01 February 2006 [11:13]

Mehriban Aliyeva declared "Person of the Year"

"Person of the Year" award, founded by Chingiz Mustafayev foundation and ANS Group of Companies was presented to Mehriban Aliyeva, president of Heydar Aliyev foundation, the UNESCO Good-Will Ambassador and MP on January 31, 2006.
01 February 2006 [11:06]

Heads of Azerbaijan media took part in international conference in Tbilisi

Chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov took part in the international conference in Tbilisi under the subject "South Caucasus: media today and tomorrow".
01 February 2006 [11:04]

Second sitting of working group on establishing National Association of local authorities of Azerbaijan due on 8-9 February in Baku

The second sitting of the working group on establishing the National Association of municipalities of Azerbaijan (NAMA) will start its work on 8 February in Baku.
01 February 2006 [03:25]

Detention period of Akif Maharramov elongated for 3 more months

An appeal submitted by the former Chief of the Pharmacology and Medical Technical Supply Department of the Ministry of Health Akif Maharramov currently being detained in the jail of the Ministry of National Security (MNS) was reviewed yesterday.
01 February 2006 [03:13]

Wounded residents of Nardaran detained in detention place #10 in Boyuk Shor

Nardaran residents Ilham Guliyev and Hasan Azimov who were wounded in the skirmish happened in the village on 25 January, are detained in the detention place #10 in Boyuk Shor.
01 February 2006 [02:53]

Construction of a mosque named after Heydar Aliyev to be launched tomorrow

The construction of a mosque to be named after the President Heydar Aliyev will be launched in the area of the machine-building plant "Sattarkhan" tomorrow.
01 February 2006 [02:35]

12-year old schoolboy hanged himself

Yesterday suicide was committed in boarding school in Mardakan.
01 February 2006 [02:30]

Georgian special forces beat and broke Azerbaijani journalist's arm in Rustavi prison

Azerbaijani journalist Gajar Huseynov who is detained in Rustavi prison faced physical pressure.
01 February 2006 [02:03]

Head of "Borchalibank" sentenced to 9 year in jail

The verdict was read to head of Control Council of "Borchalibank" Commercial Bank Novruz Ismayilov and Deputy Chief of Managing Staff Mazahir Ahmadov in the trial chaired by Judge Sadraddin Hajiyev in the Court on Grave Crimes.
01 February 2006 [01:51]

AFFA to send recommendation to UEFA for holding the match with Armenia in a neutral stadium

Meeting of Executive Committee (EC) has been held on the headquarters of AFFA today. EC members discussed the issue that our national team would play against Armenia in selection group stage of European Championship 2008.
01 February 2006 [01:20]

Iran sees no problem in simplification of visas for all Azerbaijani citizens

Citizens living 45 km far from Azerbaijan–Iran border go to Iran under simplified rules four times a year by getting visa, citizens of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic in blockade are granted free three-month multi-entrance visas.
01 February 2006 [00:49]

Eighth monitoring on bird flu starts

Yesterday State Veterinary Service (SVS) at Ministry of Agriculture started the eighth monitoring on bird flue in the territories where birds nested in Azerbaijan.
01 February 2006 [00:29]

Accident happened in the house "Gafas" TV project's shot in, 2 people died, some injured

Yesterday, as a result of the accident happened in the house where "Gafas" TV project was shot, 2 people were died and some were injured.
31 January 2006 [14:28]

Azeri Fencing Federation doesn't determine new president

The election of new President of the Azerbaijani Fencing Federation still remains open.
31 January 2006 [13:33]

International publication's release covering Karabakh conflict presented

Another release of the Accord publication covering conflicts was presented on Monday.
31 January 2006 [13:28]

National football team makes up its draft calendar of selection tournament Euro-2008

The coach personnel of the Azerbaijani national football team drew up its draft calendar of the matches in the group A of the selection tournament Euro-2008.
31 January 2006 [13:23]

Constitutional law on changes and addendum to Constitution NAR approved by the President

Constitutional law of Azerbaijan Republic on changes and addendum to Constitution of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) was approved by the president of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
31 January 2006 [06:21]

Lawyer says Ali Insanov's pains get sharper

Appeal of the ex-Health Minister Ali Insanov held in investigation ward of Ministry of National Security will be considered in this week.
31 January 2006 [05:38]

Residents of Kalinin village of Gardabani in Georgia, Azerbaijanis live in, held protest action

Residents of Kalinin village of Gardabani in Georgia where Azerbaijanis live have held a protest action against land distribution.
31 January 2006 [05:19]

Saudi Arabia allocates $50.000 to mine resolving problem in Azerbaijan

Saudi Arabia allocates $50.000 to resolution of mine problem in Azerbaijan, this means will be diverted to the clearance of mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) from houses and surroundings in Tartar and Aghstafa.
31 January 2006 [04:33]

Health Ministry banned import of medicines in 33 names

"Ministry of Health imposed a ban on import of medicines in 33 names last year", Innovation and Provision Center (IPC) of the Ministry told.
31 January 2006 [04:29]

25 traffic accidents occurred because of unstable weather condition last week, 1 died, 25 injured

25 traffic accidents happened in Baku last week because of unstable weather condition last week.
31 January 2006 [04:19]

Head of investigation group of Baku Prosecutor's Office: "Investigation on the grave crime committed in Nardaran will take up a long time"

"The happening event is not politically motivated. This is quite a crime. We are currently conducting investigation; we will make clear how the crime happened and who are the culprits. Initial testimonies have been given, but they are unilateral".
30 January 2006 [21:54]

Marshall Center to organize meeting of parliamentarians of South Caucasus and Baltic states in Tbilisi

The conference dedicated to the strategic approaches to reforming and cooperation in the South Caucasus and Baltic regions will take place on 7-9 February in Tbilisi.
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.