Society

07 February 2006 [21:38]

Grand opening of Russia's Year in Azerbaijan to take place in Baku on 21 February

With a large concert of the Russian artists on 21 February the grand opening of Russia's Year in Azerbaijan will be held, a new Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russian Federation Polad Bul-Bul oglu told the news conference at the ITAR-TASS today.
07 February 2006 [21:22]

Representative of US Embassy participate in Eurasian Media Forum

Jonathan Henick, the head of the Public Relations Department of the US Embassy in Azerbaijan, participated in the International Eurasian Media Forum.
07 February 2006 [21:18]

New McDonalds restaurant to be opened in Baku

McDonalds fast-food chain is ready to open its third restaurant in Baku
07 February 2006 [21:10]

Foreign Ministry comments issues by some European media, touched feelings of Muslims

"Azerbaijan always supported and stimulated dialogue between religions, regarding it as necessary for strengthening of mutual respect and understanding between religions," said Tahir Taghizade, the head of the Media and Information Policy Division of the Azerbaijani Foreign Affairs Ministry.
07 February 2006 [15:05]

Checking of ?N-140-100 "black boxes" in progress

Checking of the flight recorders of AN-140-100 airliner, which crashed near Baku on 23 December, continues.
07 February 2006 [14:54]

Azerbaijan Government spent $153 million in 2005 for needs of refugees and IDPs

Meeting with participation of international humanitarian organizations and donors was held today.
07 February 2006 [14:50]

Around 100 Muslims hold a protest action in front of Foreign Ministry building

On Tuesday a group of Muslims held a protest action.
07 February 2006 [13:09]

Specialists of Veterinary Service dispatch to regions

On Monday the specialists of the State Veterinary Service (SVS) under the Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry were dispatched to the regions of the country within epizootic measures aimed at struggle with infection diseases.
07 February 2006 [04:23]

Doctors treating patients incorrectly to be held accountable

New bill on "Defense the patients' rights" is being worked out to defend the rights of patients going to the hospitals.
07 February 2006 [04:10]

Residents wounded in the incident in Nardaran were allowed to meet with their parents

Nardaran residents believe that their request to the president will be answered positively.
07 February 2006 [03:52]

UNICEF will allocate $10 mln to Azerbaijan by 2009

By 2009 UNICEF will allocate $10 mln for realization of its projects in Azerbaijan.
07 February 2006 [03:37]

Residents of Mukhakh village of Zagatala can't use potable water during 5 months

Residents of Mukhakh village of Zagatala can't use drinkable water for 5 months, since last September.
07 February 2006 [03:10]

Weather changes. Temperature to rise gradually

After unstable weather conditions the temperature will rise at the territory of the republic in a few days.
07 February 2006 [02:49]

Two teachers of Oil Academy arrested for bribes

Two teachers of Oil Academy were arrested for taking bribes from students.
07 February 2006 [02:26]

Firudin Allahverdiyev: "I presented "Sari Gelin" as Azerbaijani folk song in Yerevan"

Master of Baku Musical Academy, composer Firudin Allahverdiyev participated in Jazz master class and concert held by Caucasus Peace Initiatives Center in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, from January 28 to February 1.
06 February 2006 [20:49]

100th anniversaries of Samad Vurgun & Suleyman Rustam due

On Monday Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, signed a decree on organization of the 100th anniversaries of representatives of the Azerbaijani literature Samad Vurgun and Suleyman Rustam.
06 February 2006 [20:41]

Delegation of US Jewish communities to visit Azerbaijan from 9 to 13 February

A delegation of top leaders of the American Jewish community, under the auspices of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will visit Azerbaijan from February 9th to 13th for meetings in Baku with President Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister Mammadyarov, and other top governmental, business, and civic leaders of Azerbaijan.
06 February 2006 [20:30]

State Committee on problems of family, women and children established in Azerbaijan

By the decree of the Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev a State Committee on problems of family, women and children has been established.
06 February 2006 [20:12]

1,070 foreigners admitted to Azeri universities in 2005-2006 academic year

In 2005-2006 academic year 1,070 foreigners were admitted to the Azerbaijani universities, 1,026 Azerbaijanis - foreign universities.
06 February 2006 [19:49]

Non-Muslim religious communities in Azerbaijan condemn publication of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Non-Muslim religious communities in Azerbaijan condemn publication of the cartoons of Prophet Muhammad in Denmark and other European country press.
06 February 2006 [19:23]

Arrest measure on Loghman Zulfugarli substituted

The arrest measure on Loghman Zulfugarli, brother of Nureddin Zulfugarli-head of Managing Staff of "Bakuelektrostamp" and "Bakipoladtokma" Open Joint-Stock Companies has been substituted.
06 February 2006 [19:21]

Drivers of Baku-Sumgait route refused to work today

Today the drivers of busses #110, 111 and 45 working in the route of Baku-Sumgait refused to work protesting against not increasing of fares.
06 February 2006 [17:01]

UNICEF holds a conference dedicated to youth

"Creating happy future for the Azerbaijani youth" is the main topic of the conference started at Park Inn hotel on Monday, which was organized by the UNICEF representation in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Azerbaijani Youth and Sport Ministry, Education Ministry and Economic Development Ministry.
06 February 2006 [16:03]

Protest meeting to be held in Baku to protest against the publication of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Publication of the caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in European newspapers caused serious outrage in Azerbaijan.
06 February 2006 [15:55]

Education Ministry proposes threefold increase of privileges of teachers working at rural village schools

Misir Mardanov, the Azerbaijani Education Minister submitted proposals on threefold increase of privileges of the teachers, working at rural village schools, to the government.
06 February 2006 [03:39]

Earthquake happened in Armenia

An earthquake happened in Armenia at about 19:31 the day before yesterday.
06 February 2006 [03:18]

Caucasus Muslim Board is protests spread of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Caucasus Muslim Board (CMB) issued a statement protesting the spread of the publication in Europe of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
06 February 2006 [03:08]

Azerbaijani teenager detained in Nijni Novgorod suffers physical pressure

Azerbaijani teenager Rza Mammadov detained in the central temporary detention place for juvenile offenders in Nijni Novgorod.
06 February 2006 [02:56]

Illegal arms confiscated in Nakhchivan

A lot of ammunitions were confiscated in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic within last week.
06 February 2006 [02:52]

Last year 66 martyr's families and veterans of Karabakh war were granted flats in Sumgait

Last year 66 martyr's families and veterans of Karabakh war were granted a new flat in Sumgait.
06 February 2006 [02:30]

Cabinet of Ministers decides to restore five musical collectives to AzTV again

Five musical collectives removed from "AzTV" Closed Joint-Stock Company were restored by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers.
05 February 2006 [12:12]

Relocation of IDP families to new settlements will start in May

Though construction of settlements in Agdam region for internally displaced people temporarily living in Barda and Agjabadi regions according to President's disposal was finished, lack of electric power in these regions will delay resettlement process.
05 February 2006 [12:00]

Baku may become Microsoft's regional center

The idea to computerize schools and create an electron government was supported in the global forum organized by Microsoft in Lisbon, Portugal.
04 February 2006 [19:12]

First Lady visits schools in Astara and Lenkeran

In the frameworks of the President Aliyev's visit to Astara and Lankaran regions, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited schoolhouses built in these regions under the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's "New school for reviving Azerbaijan" project.
04 February 2006 [15:54]

Fuad Asadov suggests that Aliyev and Kocharian discuss venue of football matches

AFFA's Secretary General talked to Armenian journalist.
04 February 2006 [15:42]

?flatun Amashov: "I hope President will take steps for resolving issue of newspapers’ debts to publishing house"

"I hope President Ilham Aliyev will take moves for solution the issue of debts to the publishing house aimed at assisting the country's press and freedom of expression development," said the chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov.
04 February 2006 [15:40]

?isir Mardanov: "In case weather conditions get worse studies at schools may be suspended again"

In case weather conditions in Azerbaijan get worse studies at secondary schools may be suspended again, the Minister of Education Misir Mardanov said in a statement.
04 February 2006 [15:38]

Health Ministry to intensify control over medicine prices

The Innovation and Provision Center of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry will intensify control over medicine prices in the country.
04 February 2006 [15:26]

5-points earthquake recorded in Siyazan

Earthquake was recorded in 14 km to the west from Siyazan town on Saturday at 05.49 a.m.
04 February 2006 [15:22]

No citizens of Azerbaijan among passengers of Al Salam 98 ferry sunk in Red Sea

According to the information from the Egypt and Saudi Arabia official bodies, there are no citizens of Azerbaijan among the passengers of the Al Salam 98 ferry sunk in the Red Sea.
04 February 2006 [15:18]

Azeri national football team to hold 2 matches with Ukraine

AFFA agreed with the Ukrainian Football Federation (UFF) on holding of friendly matches between the national teams.
04 February 2006 [15:15]

Education Minister received invitation to visit Iran

Minister of Education Misir Mardanov received invitation to pay an official visit to Iran.
04 February 2006 [15:09]

Michel Danet: "There is no proper customs control on occupied territories of Nagorno Karabakh"

Secretary General of the World Customs Organizations held press conference.
04 February 2006 [10:36]

Nusrat Gasimov: "Fees for gas not paid by the population of the capital increase by 10% every year"

Deputy chief of the Baku city Head Office of Gas Production Nusrat Gasimov held a press-conference dedicated to gas supply of the capital and existing problems.
04 February 2006 [10:20]

Demonstration to be staged outside the embassies of the states in Azerbaijan over printing of cartoons of Prophet Muhammad

Azerbaijan Islamic Party will address the Foreign Ministry with regard to the printing of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad in foreign press.
04 February 2006 [10:10]

Deadly explosion occurred in Goytapa frontier group

Unidentified explosion killed one person in Goytapa frontier group yesterday.
04 February 2006 [10:05]

Protest action held in Nardaran

Yesterday protest action was organized in Nardaran settlement with regard to the recent incident which killed two policemen, one resident of Nardaran and injured two residents.
04 February 2006 [10:00]

AFFA addressed a letter to UEFA on Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan

The administration of AFFA addressed a letter to UEFA with regard to the meeting of Armenian team with our national team in the qualifying stage of European championship 2008 which is to be held in Austria and Switzerland.
04 February 2006 [09:45]

6 thousand year old household thing found in Jalilabad, exposed the next bogus invention of Armenians

Resident of Buravar village of Jalilabad district Maarif Seydaliyev came across an ancient household thing while plowing up his yard.
04 February 2006 [09:40]

Tariff Council of Azerbaijan declined appeal of Baku executive power to raise public transport fares

The Tariff Council of Azerbaijan made a decision today during its regular meeting to decline the appeal of the Baku executive power on raising fares at the city public transport.
04 February 2006 [09:30]

ABA CEELI conducts workshop for journalists

American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA CEELI) conducts a workshop "On access the information" for the journalists in the framework "Program on combating corruption".
04 February 2006 [09:05]

Oruj Zalov: "580 crimes by teenagers registered over last years"

"580 crimes, committed by teenagers, were registered over last years," Oruj Zalov, the deputy Minsiter of Internal Affairs, said to journalists.
03 February 2006 [19:46]

Ferry with 1,272 passengers sinks

A ferry carrying 1,272 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, and search and rescue teams retrieved dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.
03 February 2006 [16:35]

One more Azerbaijani football team will start in UEFA Cup

Azerbaijan, that occupies 42nd place in UEFA "Fair Play" rating, received the right to delegate another team to next UEFA Cup.
03 February 2006 [16:27]

6 people die, 6 get injuries in autmbile accident in Alat-Astara automobile accident

A tragic automobile accident happed in the 42nd km of the Alat-Astara-Salyan automobile route, near Yenikand village, on Friday morning at 7.30 a.m.
03 February 2006 [16:24]

President Aliyev attended Lyankaran Diagnostic Center

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended today in the framework of his tour to the country's southern areas the construction site of the Medical Diagnostic Center.
03 February 2006 [16:21]

Azerbaijan's test education system to be assessed

The representatives of the Azerbaijani education system will be on visit to Preston from 6 to 17 February within the program "Training tour of educational test" of the U.S. Educational Test Service.
03 February 2006 [16:12]

Changes and supplements injected into Law on statistics

Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, signed a decree on application of the Law on injection of changes and supplements into the Law on statistics.
03 February 2006 [16:10]

Omb's Institute checks up prisons

The employees of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman's Institute held a check-up at the remand prison 1 of the Central Department for Execution of Court Sentences under the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry.
03 February 2006 [16:06]

UNICEF to hold conference on youth

A two-day conference, where voices of young people and children would be heard by decision-makers, will convene young people, high-level government officials, MPs, media, district authorities and civil society representatives.
03 February 2006 [05:40]

4 persons wanted over the event took place in Nardaran on January 25

"The event happened in Nardaran on January 25 is a grave crime. Two police officers were murdered when they were executing their official duty", Prosecutor-General Zakir Garalov told.
03 February 2006 [05:27]

Meeting of Judiciary Council held

Meeting of Judiciary Council was held yesterday. Addressing the meeting, Justice Minister Fikret Mammadov informed about the reforms carried out in the judiciary system.
03 February 2006 [05:21]

Scientific-practical conference on the theme "History of genocides and Armenian claims to the West" to be held in Germany

Scientific-practical conference on the theme "History of genocides and Armenian claims to the West" will be held in Mainz, Germany on February 17.
03 February 2006 [05:04]

Constriction of new building of Supreme Court to be started in these days

"A place was allocated for a new building of the Supreme Court. A company to implement building was determined by means of a tender. Construction of the building will be started in these days".
03 February 2006 [04:59]

Primary investigation of Haji Mamamdov's case to be completed by the end of February

Nizami Abdullayev who's searched for the criminal case on Haji Mammadov has been arrested in Russia and taken to Azerbaijan.
03 February 2006 [04:55]

Investigation group for murder of Elmar Huseynov to leave for Georgia soon

"All the necessary measures are taken to reveal and arrest the murderers of Elmar Huseynov. After the arrest of the identified murderers other participants and organizers of the murder will be identified", Prosecutor General Zakir Garalov told.
03 February 2006 [04:46]

Secretary General of World Customs Organization Michel Danet rewarded "Shohrat" order

Today President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on conferring "Shohrat" order to the Secretary General of World Customs Organization (WCO) Michel Danet.
03 February 2006 [04:34]

Days of Egyptian Culture to be held in Baku

Days of Egyptian Culture will be held in Baku this spring.
03 February 2006 [04:07]

Officer and soldier of Azerbaijani Army died in avalanche

The officer of Azerbaijan Armed Forces Captain Khalid Valiyev conscripted to the military service by Agjabadi military registration office and soldier Jalil Babakishiev conscripted to the military service by Gusar Military Registration Office died in avalanche in the territory of Gadabey on January 27.
03 February 2006 [03:54]

WHO experts to visit Masalli, Barda and Nakhchivan to assess the situation on Bird flue

4-member mission of World Health Organization (WHO) which has been on a visit in Azerbaijan since 28 January leave for Massali to assess the situation on Bird flue for today.
03 February 2006 [03:45]

Michel Danet: "The territory of Azerbaijan is used for drugs traffic from Afghanistan to Europe"

"Azerbaijan still remains a transit country in drug-traffic. The territory of Azerbaijan is used for traffic of drugs produced in Afghanistan to Europe today".
03 February 2006 [03:05]

Nardaran residents to hold protest action tomorrow

Residents of Nardaran will hold meeting tomorrow as a protest again.
03 February 2006 [02:45]

Constitutional Court held meeting on the results of last year

Meeting of Constitutional Court (CC) dedicated to the activities of the last year was held.
02 February 2006 [22:39]

Health Ministry found irregularities in Riyad Farm's drugstores

Health Ministry found irregularities in drustores belonging to "Riyad Farm"