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Baku to offer free train rides during UEFA Europa League final game

2019.05.23 15:36 GMT

An action plan in connection with the UEFA Europa League final match to be held in Baku on May 29 has been created upon the order of the chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC to regulate the work of railway transport, Trend reports referring to the company on May 23.

Baku to host United Nations Public Service Forum

2019.05.23 20:23 GMT

The 2019 United Nations Public Service Forum will be held at Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on June 24-26, AzerTag reports.

Leyla Aliyeva attends ceremony to release Caucasus bisons into Azerbaijan`s nature

2019.05.23 20:01 GMT

On May 22, a ceremony was held to release Caucasus bisons into a special area of Ismayilli branch of the Shahdag National Park.

Mesut Ozil addresses Azerbaijanis

2019.05.22 17:26 GMT

Leading player of Arsenal F.C. Mesut Ozil addressed the Azerbaijanis on his official Twitter account, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan detains over 140 illegal migrants

2019.05.22 12:24 GMT

The State Migration Service of Azerbaijan has detained 143 illegal foreign migrants, the Service said in a statement on Wednesday.

UEFA Organizing Committee talks Arsenal FC player Mkhitaryan’s refusal to come to Baku

2019.05.21 17:04 GMT

The organizing committee, created in connection with the UEFA Europa League final match in Baku in 2019, has issued a statement in connection with the refusal of English Arsenal soccer club player Henrikh Mkhitaryan to come to Baku to participate in the match against Chelsea, Trend reports on May 21.

State Committee: There are threats to Azerbaijani diaspora on religious grounds

2019.05.20 15:25 GMT

On May 20, an event on “Religious education, religious upbringing, and secularism” has been held in Shamkir district with joint organization of State Committee on Religious Associations and Shamkir District Executive Power Authority, ONA reports.

President, first VP doing everything to develop sports in Azerbaijan

2019.05.20 15:23 GMT

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva are doing their best to develop sports in the country, head coach of the Ukrainian national rhythmic gymnastics team, vice-president of the Ukrainian Gymnastics Federation Irina Deriugina told Trend.

Facebook remains most popular social network in Azerbaijan

2019.05.10 05:54 GMT

In April 2019, the activity of Facebook users in Azerbaijan increased by 1.41 percentage points and reached 40.57 percent compared with the previous month, according to Global Stats.

85,000 attendance confirmed for F1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019

2019.05.01 17:29 GMT

Baku City Circuit (BCC) has confirmed that 85,000 Formula 1 fans attended the racing action and nightly concerts at the Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 over the course of 4 days at the fourth successive street race to be hosted in the Azerbaijani capital, ONA reports.

Universities and secondary schools in Azerbaijan to teach religion

2019.04.30 20:37 GMT

“The Caucasian Muslims Office has permitted the Quran courses. The State also considers having Quran courses important at universities and secondary schools,” Chairman to the State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Murariz Gurbanli said at Cadi Council of Caucasian Muslims Office and Scientific and Religious Council of the Caucasian Muslim Board (CMB), ONA reports.

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva viewed work done at Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve

2019.04.27 14:37 GMT

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has viewed the work done at Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve, ONA reports.

Mehriban Aliyeva gets acquainted with current state of some educational institutions

2019.04.25 16:12 GMT

On April 25, the First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva have got acquainted with the current state of the Nursery-Kindergarten No.229 at the Buzovna district of Khazar rayon, foreign language based gymnasium named after Suleyman Rustam at the Mardakan district and Lachin rayon general secondary school temporary operating at the second corpus of the gymnasium, ONA reports.

Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 fully provided with telecommunication services

2019.04.23 18:38 GMT

Within the preparations for Formula 1 SOCAR Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019, which will be held in Baku on April 26-28, 2019, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan have taken all necessary steps to ensure that the competition is provided with telecommunication services, Trend reports referring to the ministry.

Azerbaijani school opens in France’s Nantes

2019.04.22 16:40 GMT

An Azerbaijani school has opened in France’s Nantes city, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani State Committee on Work with Diaspora on April 22.

Payment of compensations for problem loans starts in Azerbaijan

2019.04.19 17:48 GMT

The payment of compensations for problem loans in Azerbaijan will begin on April 22, 2019, Trend reports referring to a joint statement by the Ministry of Finance and the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FIMSA).

Entrance to Baku Boulevard to be closed amid F1 races

2019.04.18 16:57 GMT

The entrance to the territory of the Baku Boulevard will be closed from April 24 in connection with the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, to be held in Baku on April 26-28, Nigar Arpadarai, head of Marketing and Communications Department of the Baku City Circuit (BCC), told Trend.

Minister: Over 3,000 foreign reps to attend UNESCO Committee session in Baku

2019.04.13 11:09 GMT

The 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which will be held in Baku from June 30 to July 10, will be attended by over 3,000 representatives of various countries, Azerbaijani Culture Minister Abulfaz Garayev said during a mass rally on tree planting held by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources in Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve, Trend reports.

Number of judges to be increased by 200 persons in Azerbaijan

2019.04.04 18:53 GMT

The number of judges will be increased in Azerbaijan, ONA reports.

US Embassy in Baku organizes workshop on combating human trafficking

2019.04.03 07:53 GMT

Combating human trafficking and assisting its victims were the focus of a recent workshop hosted on by the US Embassy in Baku, and involving experts from the US and Azerbaijani governments.

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