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Ilham Aliyev congratulates Ukraine’s president

25.08.2016 14:54 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev congratulated his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day.

Turkey had informed three countries of military op in Syria

25.08.2016 14:51 GMT

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Turkey had informed the US, Russia, and later Iran of the military operation launched to clear the Syrian city of Jarablus of Islamic State militants.

Iraq forces take center of Daesh-held Qayyara: Commander

25.08.2016 14:42 GMT

Iraqi forces have fully seized control of the center of Qayyara district in northern Iraq, a senior military commander said Thursday.

Putin orders snap checks in Russian armed forces August 25-31

25.08.2016 14:35 GMT

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The Russian defense minister reports snap checks begin in 3 Russian military districts, Northern Fleet, Aerospace, Airborne Forces.

Armenian charged with raping four girls in Russia's Krasnodar

25.08.2016 14:27 GMT

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A 42-year-old Armenian decoyed and raped four girls in Krasnodar.

Azerbaijani MP calls on local media to make researches on Gulenists

25.08.2016 14:26 GMT

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Azerbaijani media should make researches on the Hizmet movement and Gulenists, followers of US-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, who is accused of the failed military coup attempt in Turkey.

Kokomo tornado spawns damage in US

25.08.2016 14:23 GMT

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Three tornadoes touched down in Indiana, damaging numerous structures in Kokomo and leaving 15-20 people injured, authorities said, CNN reported.

Turkey to do 'what is necessary' amid Syria operation

25.08.2016 14:20 GMT

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Turkey will do "what is necessary" for its own citizens and the Syrian people, Health Minister Recep Akdag said Thursday.

46 hurt as bus carrying wedding attendants falls off Bhaktapur road

25.08.2016 14:15 GMT

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At least 46 persons sustained injuries as a bus carrying wedding attendants fell around 40 feet down the road in Jitpur.

Kemaleddin Heydarov receives citizens in Shaki

25.08.2016 14:15 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Minister of Emergency Situations Kemaleddin Heydarov received citizens in the country’s Shaki city on Aug.25.

Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria: UN

25.08.2016 14:08 GMT

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Of the 475,000 deemed at risk, 49,000 in Nigeria's Borno state, Boko Haram's heartland, will die this year if they do not receive treatment.

Azerbaijani defense minister receives Moldovan ambassador

25.08.2016 14:05 GMT

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Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received Moldovan Ambassador to Azerbaijan Gheorghe Leuca on August 25.

Armenian powers unwilling to launch new fingerprint system during elections

25.08.2016 13:56 GMT

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The Armenian authorities are not going to introduce the new fingerprint system.

Azerbaijani state fighting hard against religious radicalism, says PA official

25.08.2016 13:51 GMT

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Azerbaijani state is fighting hard against elements of religious radicalism, be it Wahhabism, radical Shiism, or the Fetullah Terrorist Organization.

SOCAR delegation invited to Gas Conference in Varna

25.08.2016 13:47 GMT

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The representatives of SOCAR (The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) intend to take part at Gas Conference to be held on 4-5 September in Varna, organized by Bulgarian government and European Commission.

Temperature to fall down in some places tomorrow, rain expected

25.08.2016 13:43 GMT

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The weather will be rainless in Baku and Absheron peninsula tomorrow.

Azerbaijani composer to give concert in Paris

25.08.2016 13:40 GMT

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Young Azerbaijani composer Etibar Asadli will give a concert in Le Réservoir club, Paris, on September 8.

SOFAZ sells $50m at today's auction

25.08.2016 13:37 GMT

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The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Republic (SOFAZ) has auctioned $50m.

Hakan Sukur denounces coup, supports Erdogan

25.08.2016 13:32 GMT

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The subject of an arrest warrant following a failed coup, former Turkey star Hakan Sukur has responded to allegations against him.

Iran envoy: No deal to export gas to Georgia via Armenia

25.08.2016 13:31 GMT

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At the moment, there is no agreement on the gas export from Iran to Georgia, Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told Trend August 25.

French politician threatens to sue those posting photos of burkini ban

25.08.2016 13:28 GMT

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French politician threatens to file lawsuit against social media users sharing photos of burkini ban.

Social media giants 'failing' on extremism - MPs

25.08.2016 13:24 GMT

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Social media companies are "consciously failing" to combat groups using their services to promote extremism, say MPs.

Renault Russia plans to deliver cars to Azerbaijan

25.08.2016 13:06 GMT

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French automobile concern Renault plans to deliver cars to Azerbaijan from Russia, Reuters reported Aug. 24 citing the concern’s management in Russia.

Kerry assures Ankara that Syrian Kurds start retreating east of Euphrates

25.08.2016 12:43 GMT

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Syrian Kurdish forces started retreating to the east from the Euphrates river, a Turkish official said citing John Kerry.

Two people die as plane crashes in France's Rhone-Alpes Region

25.08.2016 12:30 GMT

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Two people died early on Thursday as a two-seater plane crashed in the Saint-Remy-de-Maurienne commune in the French Rhone-Alpes region.

Russia's Sberbank sets new record with RUR 145bn Q2 profit

25.08.2016 12:22 GMT

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Analysts had predicted Sberbank would post profit of RUR 124bn in the second quarter.

Ministry leaves no chances to conceal work accidents

25.08.2016 12:10 GMT

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The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection has introduced a new e-service.

More Turkish tanks enter Syria in push against Islamic State, Kurdish militia

25.08.2016 11:55 GMT

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A senior Turkish official said there were now more than 20 Turkish tanks inside Syria.

Venice Commission says ready to work with Azerbaijan

25.08.2016 11:49 GMT

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The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe stands ready to work on a request for opinion on the draft constitutional amendments, the subject of the 26 September referendum in Azerbaijan.

23 times Olympic champion buys mansion for $2.5m

25.08.2016 11:42 GMT

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America's legendary swimmer Michael Phelps has paid a whopping $2.5m for a sprawling mansion in Arizona, USA.

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