Australian track cyclist Shane Perkins granted Russian citizenship

17.08.2017 19:41 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvndivndcvytu2mja4mtetnme4zi00zmqxlwe5mgytmtu0ytzlmmzhm2vmlzeuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=d94b752a3c0215cb
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree today granting a Russian citizenship to Australian track cyclist Shane Perkins, who is two-time World Champion and 2012 Olympics bronze medalist.

Azerbaijan’s honorary consul meets MPs from Western Australia

17.08.2017 19:38 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvmzkvntyvm2exyzuxmwetyjfmzc00ogmxlwiwymmtntnmnzm0ztlmmja3l3ryzw5kx3rlzgjpcl8xnza4mtcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=4327e0fc290e4575
Azerbaijan’s Honorary Consul in Australia Aydan Rzayeva had a meeting with parliament members from the Western Australia, Trend reports.

Martens new residents of Istanbul streets

17.08.2017 19:33 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvmzyvmdevy2u0ntuzyjutzjnjzs00mzawlwiymwitywi5ntg4ody0zdzhlzy0nxgzndqtbwfydgvucy1uzxctcmvzawrlbnrzlw9mlwlzdgfuynvslxn0cmvldhmtmtuwmjk3nzm4mjk1ny5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji0mhgxodajil1d?sha=a9ed07e73f355a1c
Joining the ranks of Turkey's famous street cats and dogs, martens have caused a social media stir as many Istanbulites have taken to the internet to report that they have seen the animals in backyards or on rooftops.

Over AZN 5 mln allocated for road construction in Azerbaijan’s Aghsu

17.08.2017 19:16 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvmtcvmjcvntg4otg2ndetngnkny00otc1lweyodatmdvkndu0ogjjzdrjlzc2ogzjztm0mze4zmm2nje0zdg0odexyje4ndnlzdgylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=b5e6a63e44435999
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on additional measures for the construction of the Chaparli-Kandoba-Jalayir highway in the country’s Agsu district.

BP: Shah Deniz Stage 2 completed by over 95%

17.08.2017 19:14 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvmtyvmdavywfimmrkntetmzm4ni00yzhhlwi4zjmtymuwodcxm2m0mtk5l3noywhkzw5pel8yxza0mdcxn18wmy5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji0mhgxodajil1d?sha=5beed67e95a291cd
Implementation of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project continued successfully in 1H17, says a BP report on its activity in Azerbaijan, issued Aug. 17.

Russia says Karabakh settlement among its ‘foreign policy priorities’

17.08.2017 19:11 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtkvmtivndavotblzjyzmditzmqzmc00mmm2ltk2n2itnwzkn2q3nmvlndq0lznjyzziowm5ogiynzixy2rkodmynjvkntyyzjbmnwu5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=7b6a778a4157ebf2
Russia pays special attention to the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and views this issue as one of its foreign policy priorities, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told a briefing on Thursday, APA reported.

Children of some countries’ presidents and ex-presidents to attend Baku forum

17.08.2017 17:39 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtcvndivmtavmdjimzy4odatmtzhms00owq4lwe5ymutztjkm2nlnwjjzju2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=1851cdcfc51fe63d
The forum is to be organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center with the support of the State Committee of Azerbaijan on Work with Diaspora.

Azerbaijani FM receives Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Jan Dziedziczak

17.08.2017 17:25 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtcvmjkvmjqvnmjmntlmzjutody4mc00n2ixlwi1mgqtmdi3nta5ogqwnmy4l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=dbd7cbe92420edda
Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received the Deputy Foreign Minister of Poland Jan Dziedziczak.

Turkish Navy Commander resigns

17.08.2017 17:03 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtcvmdyvndevodqyzdaxyzytngizmi00mji4lthmymmtytk1ywrkmzcyothml2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=cf349c801c451292
Commander of the Turkish Navy, Veysel Kösellet, has resigned, Dogan reports.

Russian government earmarks $67 mln to fight HIV

17.08.2017 16:18 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtyvmjivmdcvyjnhnme1ogytnzk1zi00mge0ltk0mtytzwnim2m0odbhyjvml2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=a17f29701d9ddff7
Four billion is to be used for purchasing antiviral medicines for HIV-infected, including those having hepatitis B and C.

Youth in Baku want to get higher education

17.08.2017 15:53 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtuvntyvmjcvntbmymi3mtutnddlnc00nwmxlwiymjktodrkmdiznzaym2i2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=ec57aeac2b87aa98
“ACT Azerbaijan” presents results of the survey it conducted on April 19 – May 1 in Baku city.

Azerbaijan introduces state regulation of naphthalan oil price

17.08.2017 15:29 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtuvmzevmtivytq1ote4m2ityjqzzs00yzlhltk5ntitnmezzgjlmdlhzjkzl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=feace81104349b40
Azerbaijan has introduced the state regulation of naphthalan oil price.

Stavropol to host Russia-Azerbaijan interregional forum

17.08.2017 15:23 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtuvmjuvmzkvnme3njnjytktodk3yi00njq4lwezytgtmju3ntc3ndk1mgm5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=ad93f633a096238b
The forum will bring together officials and entrepreneurs from many regions of Russia and Azerbaijan.

Today marks Muslim Magomayev's birthday

17.08.2017 14:57 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtuvmduvntyvy2vlmmnlmdqtymuzns00mmiwltlkngitztniodu5yta4mdbkl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=c6199d97a47257ee
The outstanding Azerbaijani and Russian opera and pop singer, composer, People's Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 75th birthday today.

Turkish Minister: “European country does not determine EU policy”

17.08.2017 14:48 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtqvntavmdavmtq0nmnjytktodu3os00ywi1lwe0zwutyjbkztbhmgfindu0l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=c2edd547c101182e
“European country does not determine EU policy.”

Azerbaijani Central Bank holds another currency auction

17.08.2017 14:40 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtqvndevmjcvywfkyzrhztutyje0nc00mjjjlwfiy2etmjfhzte3zjviytdhl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=ef46d1fa265c18ef
Azerbaijani Central Bank has held another currency auction.

Exceeded acoustic noise during night hours banned in Georgia

17.08.2017 14:18 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtqvmjmvmzmvngi5nze5nzctzme0oc00ntg4lwjinjgtzdc3ymyymdq2owewl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=17ba8245f37c2d92
Repetition of such action within a year will result in fine of 150 GEL for a natural person and 500 GEL - for a legal person.

Gazprom increases exports to Turkey by 22%

17.08.2017 14:08 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtqvmtavmtmvmmq4zdq5otetymvkys00mgyzlwfmyzytytdmytu4nmzmndi2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=7a49dab3a91dbd85
Russian natural gas deliveries are growing in destinations of Turkey, South and Southeast Europe.

Bolivian Foreign Ministry to pay official visit to Azerbaijan

17.08.2017 13:03 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtmvmdyvndyvzmewyte4zgetyjrkzi00nzuxlwe5ndityju5ymnhyjljmwvjl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=8af27c4a46c1bf16
Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni Mamani is expected to meet his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov.

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates Indonesian counterpart

17.08.2017 12:44 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtivndcvntgvymjhn2vmywqtythmmi00zjc4ltg3mjmtogeymwi4mjhlnzfll2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=b5a9fa0975587b28
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo.

Turkey's domestic satellite enters test production phase

17.08.2017 11:44 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtevnduvmzuvmtawm2q4ntqtnddhmy00nzrilthhzwytn2i4zdcxy2uznjk4l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=d9456ea1fc0a12ec
The Türksat-6A, Turkey's first ever fully homegrown national communication satellite project, has entered its prototype phase after successfully completing the design phase.

New satellite control center built in Azerbaijan

17.08.2017 11:33 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtevmzyvmtcvmzvkmjhmzmqtmwi3os00zmyxlwfim2qtmtbkngixmtk4mzbkl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=a985446cbee70abb
Construction of the control center for Azerbaijan’s Azersky low-orbit satellite has already been completed, a source close to the matter told Trend.

Assange denies Russian involvement in DNC email leaks, promises more details

17.08.2017 10:45 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtavntyvntqvmtzkzjjknjktyjqwos00zmjkltlmzmetmzblyzbmmdc4ymiwl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=34064be451284e26
"Julian emphatically stated that the Russians were not involved in the hacking or disclosure of those emails…"

Ilham Aliyev congratulates president of Gabon

17.08.2017 10:33 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtavmzqvndgvogiwymfmyzktyjk5mi00nzu5ltk5ymqty2fiztk2yzvjmtk5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=4d0a764724d07b0a
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Gabonese Republic Ali Bongo Ondimba.

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall to be granted academic status

17.08.2017 10:19 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtavmzivmdivnjezzwqzmzqtyty1ys00zmy3lwe1m2qtmtzhmzfkogfkzji5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=4ba3a45881d79732
The relevant decree was signed by the Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade.

Representative of Azerbaijan elected to World Scout Committee for the first time ever

17.08.2017 10:13 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtavmtyvmjkvythmywq3ngqtmdjmmy00ztgyltk3njctntg5otqymdq2zdq4l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=96b4cd56f433c4b8
The 41st World Scout Conference continues its work in Baku.

Russia urges Iran to stick to JCPOA despite American hostility

17.08.2017 09:58 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmtavmdevmzivzjnmodhhymutndjmnc00mdcwlwjlntetnzy5n2m4ntzjmzczl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=71330124e2036bc4
"The US policy of indiscriminate sanctions and pressure on third countries will make no good and contribute to emerging of new areas of tension."

Oil edges up on decline in crude stocks, but high production caps gains

17.08.2017 09:53 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmdkvntuvntgvngzlzjdlmwetogmyyy00ymi4ltk0zgitztyzmwriyzjhy2fhl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=0b4038f2424c974f
Oil prices edged up early on Thursday, clawing back some ground after losses in the previous session.

Armenians violate ceasefire 117 times a day

17.08.2017 09:42 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmdkvnduvmdgvmmnkyjezyzktzdnmmy00odgylwfknjktyje0mdqzowy4mzjll2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=8f45f56145710299
Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 117 times throughout the day, using large-caliber machine guns.

Turkish forces stop 1,300 illegal border crossings

17.08.2017 09:28 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmdkvmjkvmtivnzi0zwqzmzitmja0my00mjljltkxm2mtzdyxzjk3mdfkotlkl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=d275ee0a25d10ec8
More than 1,300 foreigners were detained trying to cross illegally into Turkey in one day, the military said Wednesday.

Los Angeles authorities arrest group of Armenians on charges of prescription fraud

17.08.2017 09:11 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmdkvmjqvmtkvmjcymtczodetyjm5zi00ymm4lwfhmtctyzlkzjhhnde2ymy3l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=e0b693ade32ad7ed
Overall, 12 persons were arrested.

Earthquake in Azerbaijan

17.08.2017 08:59 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdgvmtcvmdkvmdyvmdevzjg1nzmwotctmwmxys00yzzilwjhnzatmjrjodq1ogywnzyyl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=31ab2e8d66dec36a
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Samukh district of Azerbaijan.

Top Read Articles

In The Region

Editor Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook