President Aliyev attends ceremony to award sportsmen in accordance with results of 2014

A ceremony has been held at the National Olympic Committee to award sportsmen and specialists in accordance with results of 2014.

Meeting of National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states kicks off in Baku

The fifth traditional meeting of the National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states has today kicked off in Baku, APA reports.

Azerbaijan strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan

The Republic of Azerbaijan strongly condemns the terrorist attacks on December 16 at the public school in Peshawar, Pakistan which caused numerous deaths and injuries including many children, the Azerbaijani foreign ministry said Dec. 17.

Foreign payers of compulsory social insurance in Azerbaijan increase

In Azerbaijan, the number of foreigners registered in terms of the individual registration system of the State Social Protection Fund (SSPF) as of December 1, 2014 increased by 29.3 percent compared to the beginning of the year, said the fund Dec.22.

Modern technologies will allow increasing Azerbaijan's onshore oil production – SOCAR

Increasing of the oil recovery ratio by 10-15 percent would allow to increase the oil production at Azerbaijan’s onshore fields, First Vice President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) Khoshbakht Yusifzadeh said on Dec.19.

Malta, Azerbaijan to discuss long-term gas supplies

Governmental delegation of Malta led by the Prime Minister of this country Joseph Muscat will discuss the issue of long-term gas supplies for the new power plant with Azerbaijani officials, the government of Azerbaijan told Trend Dec.15.

Slovenian National Council: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution should be based on principle of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

At its 24th plenary meeting, the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia (parliament) has discussed the issue of initiative to support a peaceful resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and passed a decision in accordance with article #98 of its procedural rules.

FCO recognizes Armenian diaspora’s influence on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

A new report by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) - 'Armenia's Diaspora – It's Role and Influence' has recognized the part played by the Armenian diaspora in fuelling the ongoing Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, the FCO said Dec. 19.

Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh not to be included in EAU along with Armenia

Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh, which was occupied by Armenia, will not be included to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAU) after Armenia’s accession, the first deputy foreign minister of Belarus, Alexander Mihnevich, said, the Belarusian news agency BelTA reported Dec. 19.

50,551 registered to observe Azerbaijan municipal elections

“Azerbaijani people must actively participate in the elections. Every citizen over 18 years of age ought to try to help the elections correspond to international standards,” said Mazahir Panahov, Chairman of the Central Elections Commission at today’s press conference, APA reports.

Education minister: No doctors of sciences under 30 at Azerbaijani universities

Education Minister Mikayil Jabbarov has made such a statement in his speech at the first congress of Azerbaijani scientists. The minister said 939 out of 1,267 doctors of sciences and 5,011 out of 10,444 doctors of philosophy currently work in the education sphere. He also said analysis of the age of doctors of sciences working in the education area shows that there are no doctors of sciences under 30 years of age at state universities. Those over 61 years of age constitute 63.9%.

Lutfi Zadeh: “Azerbaijan is lucky that it has intelligent and initiative authorities”

“I have many friends in Baku and Azerbaijan has proficient authorities. Azerbaijan is lucky that it has intelligent and initiative authorities,” well-known scientist Lutfi Zadeh said in a video message to the participants of the first congress of Azerbaijani scientists, APA reports.

"Azerbaijan - magical Land of Fire" exhibition opens in Prague

The opening of “Azerbaijan - magical Land of Fire” exhibition was held in the National Museum, Prague,. The event organized by National History Museum of Azerbaijan (NAHM) National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), and National Museum of the Czech Republic, took place with the support of the Azerbaijani Embassy in the Czech Republic.

London hosts concert on “Discovery of Tar”

Organized by the Buta Art Center and within the 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijan, a concert on “Discovery of Tar” was arranged in the famous Central Hall Westminster of London. A large number of art lovers, as well as representatives of Azerbaijani Diaspora, local and foreign masters attended the event.

Azerbaijani national women’s headscarf included into UNESCO list

Azerbaijani national woman headscarf, Kelaghayi, has been included into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to the official Twitter page of Azerbaijan’s Permanent Delegation to UNESCO.




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