Ancient necropolis unearthed in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy

W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjcvmtgvndivmtkvntvkowvkytetzmnimy00nme1lwi2nmitntljmdjmzgvimguxl2uxyjg1otuynwe3oge1zdvjnwvkyzu4ztc2mwjhzmm1lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=b268b3cf98b64a35 W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjcvmtevmtuvmzcvymqwmdm5zwetowe2mc00zdhilwe1zdktmjyyzwmxodmyztg5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=109a12dccd2ea812 W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjcvmdkvndavmtyvywywyzdmzdqtymrlns00mddklwjkyjgtymzmndfmzmzjmzcyl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=f7b82ee6600334b7 W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjcvmdkvmtmvndivzjgyotjknwqtngexny00mwzhlwfhymqtytaxztm1mwvlzmzml2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=d6b71bb6c646c112 W1siziisijiwmtcvmduvmjyvmtcvmjuvmjevmjuzogqxywmtzdbjzc00ntljlthizjctm2y5zwi1yzk1mmm2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=1e0858143c318fd3

More from Society

Azerbaijani sailor dies in Libya

30.03.2017 15:01 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmzavmtuvmdqvmdyvzmi0ymrknditzdlmny00ywrilwjiotytytrjyzaxzte5zdlkl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=0d9434b9996d2c96
One of the three Azerbaijanis detained in Libya on February 13, 2016, 48-year old Elshad Huseynov died.

Truck, car collision in Khizi leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

30.03.2017 12:53 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmzavmtivntqvmtivmdc2zjbimmytntc4yy00yze4lwflzdctngnhmwi4nzniyzi1l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=020d9cfb9aa1187c
Turkish citizen caused a traffic accident in Azerbaijan on March 29 at about 05:00 pm, Interior ministry told APA.

Book by Ramiz Mehdiyev published in Moscow

30.03.2017 09:33 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmzavmdkvmzqvntavnjflnjmzm2utogiwyi00mmq3lwi2n2etytg3odliodi2zduzl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=3b436fb95255a998
“Azerbaijan` national idea in global transformation period” book by Academician, head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, Ramiz Mehdiyev has been published in Moscow, Russia.

Azerbaijani delegation joins global security forum in Abu Dhabi

29.03.2017 23:44 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjkvmjmvnduvntgvyjg5ngvmy2itzjhiny00zje4ltg5ngitnddiztbknmu2otg3lze0ota4mdm1mjc1mdeyndq1odq0xzewmdb4njy5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=78a90dfd8bc12bdd
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Internal Affairs, Colonel-General Ramil Usubov is participating the global security forum in Abu Dhabi.

Azerbaijan, Dubai discuss cooperation in ensuring security and public order

29.03.2017 21:04 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjkvmjivmjavmjgvoty5otuyodatyzcxni00ngrjlthkztetzmy4mdqymgzhmzc5lze0ota3nzi5mtcxotyyndizmzizxzewmdb4njy5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=964e855719bf6e7a
Azerbaijani Interior Minister Ramil Usubov has met with Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri as he visited the United Arab Emirates, AzerTag reports.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Azerbaijan shows possibility of peaceful coexistence

29.03.2017 19:47 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjkvmtkvntkvmjyvmjc5nzq0nzitmze3my00ytcwltgxm2ytzgu4mwzmnzniymnhl3ryzw5kx2jha3vfy2l0ev9tywluxzeuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=56e3bea84869b3d8
Over the centuries, Azerbaijan has shown the possibility of peaceful coexistence among diverse faith groups, said Marcia Bronstein, regional director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in Philadelphia, in her article published by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Father killed his 7 year-old son with a hammer in Azerbaijan

29.03.2017 00:43 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjkvmdavndqvmzkvnmvjzmfmmjutmjkwnc00otrklthiztctm2uymja5ntvlmgiwlzetnjguanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=82e129b575a29ffa
A shocking murder was committed in Sabirabad region of Azerbaijan, APA’s regional bureau reports.

Historical facts uncovered about Armenian plagiarism

28.03.2017 17:50 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjgvmtcvntmvmjqvmgi4ogu1ymmtyjbini00zjizltgwngqtzwe0nwe4ntniyzq5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=435eec1e80d6912c
Armenian musicians first targeted Azerbaijani folklore and works by classical composers, the Copyright Agency told AzVision.az.

Iranians head list of tourists visiting Azerbaijan on Novruz

27.03.2017 21:21 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjcvmjevmjuvmzevmjg5nju1m2utndyzms00otgxltk1ywetmzhmnda5yzu5ywvml2fyywjfdhvyaxn0xzmwmdgxni5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji0mhgxodajil1d?sha=413f8e7bc30ff25a
In 2017, the majority of tourists coming to Azerbaijan for the Novruz holiday were Iranian citizens, Muzaffar Agakerimov, advisor to the chairman of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association, told Trend.

Penalty for abortion outside a hospital up by 5-fold in Azerbaijan

27.03.2017 15:56 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjcvmtyvmdqvntqvowy1otg0mdgtzdy0os00ngq3lwe1mtytzdlhytfkytiyyzm2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=70d9959721887bd2
Punishment for abortion outside medical institutions has been toughened in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan: Excavations by Armenia around Shusha mosque ‘vandalism’

27.03.2017 15:28 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjcvmtuvmzcvmdyvmgmymjjkzjqtzwjioc00ntjhlwixmwutmdg5ytc4ztvimtuyl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=3cf599d910b47051
Excavations by Armenia around Shusha mosque are ‘vandalism’.

Alexander Lapshin meets his mother

24.03.2017 22:13 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjqvmjivmtqvndmvy2jimjgwngytnzjkos00mtbhlwi4mmitnjiznwm5mweynze2l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=92c80f37e35bc4c7
Blogger Alexander Lapshin has met his mother.

Body found in Caspian Sea identified: Headquarters

22.03.2017 20:19 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjivmjavmjmvmdyvy2fhmtjhzgity2m3yi00zwexlwi3mjmtodi5mdq3ogzhnjy2l2qynte2m2flzta4ywrjytawn2q2mmrimjy4yzrhzwy2lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=9dabed4642d95764
The body found in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on March 20 has been identified as Guloglan Zulfugarov (born in 1965), who had gone missing in the accident that took place in December 2016 at an oil-gathering station of the Oil and Gas Production Department named after N. Narimanov of Azneft Production Union, the headquarters told APA on March 22.

773 children adopted in Azerbaijan last year

21.03.2017 21:32 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjevmjevmzqvmtqvm2uwnjlmnjmtotq0nc00m2njltkznjutyjeynmqxmjlhoddkl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=c59d57298ca47ab6
A total of 773 children, including 402 boys and 371 girls were adopted in Azerbaijan in 2016, according to the State Statistics Committee.

US Secretary of State congratulates Azerbaijani people on Nowruz holiday

21.03.2017 21:25 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjevmjevmjgvmjyvnzdhndrlmwutmgu5ys00yzrmltlizgmtzddhmwzizwm1mdezl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=0c36d3a5312b4965
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson congratulated Azerbaijani people on the occasion of Nowruz, official site of State Department reported.

Imprisoned blogger Lapshin has no complaints about detention conditions

21.03.2017 21:01 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjevmjevmdmvndcvowqwmjrimjgtngyxys00mda5lwe1yjatnmviztjinmq4zjy5l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=4e78307f81f58e18
Officials of the Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan met with the imprisoned blogger Alexander Lapshin, the embassy’s press attaché Denis Apashkin said.

Spring comes to Azerbaijan

20.03.2017 19:03 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmjavmtkvmdqvmzcvogninzzkmjctymu5ns00zti1ltlindktyjjmntq3mjeynwm1lziwnjawzmm4mmrlzjhmzmm2ody1mgrmy2qxzgfjzdgylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=d495cf34520fe290
Spring came to Azerbaijan on March 20 at about 2:29 pm, Shamakhi Astrophysics Observatory named after N.Tusi told APA.

Heydar Aliyev Foundation VP Leyla Aliyeva launches ‘School Gardens’ project

17.03.2017 22:21 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtcvmjivmjuvndcvotrlodrimjgtmdm1nc00mgq5lwexmwutztzizgu0ogfmztqxl2fsaxlldmffchjvamvjdf9fmtcwmze3xziuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=3d10261ce603daa6
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Union, FAO Goodwill Ambassador Leyla Aliyeva has launched the “School Gardens” project.

14 female inmates released in Azerbaijan under president's pardon order

17.03.2017 12:29 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtcvmtivmzuvmtivzwqznzm4mmmtyzy3yy00yjbkltk1ntgtntg4mzzjnjzlmzg0l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=8861db4ced390504
Fourteen people have been released from the women’s prison No.4 in Azerbaijan upon the pardon order signed by the country’s president on March 17.

Rector appointed to Baku Engineering University

16.03.2017 22:49 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtyvmjivntevndavy2vlnmrimtgtzte1oc00yjlllwi1zjytnjm5ogi3zdg0nzi3l2hhdmfylmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=c1864928eda7b9b5
Havar Mammadov has been appointed a rector of Baku Engineering University.

Azerbaijani man, sentenced to life in 2007, gets sentence reduced

16.03.2017 19:31 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtyvmtkvmzivntivm2u3yjzjnzgty2vlyi00yzlilthiy2mtn2viztqzoti3njywlzfmzjkymjk1ytu4yzm5zwvknda0zdkxzjbmzjy4mtm1lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=56cc84bb28263661
Azerbaijani citizen Zakir Nasirov (born in 1947), who was jailed for life by the country’s Court of Grave Crimes on 16 January 2007, has had his prison term reduced to 15 years upon the presidential order on pardon, APA reported.

Metro station "28 May" is open to passengers after smoke prevented

15.03.2017 21:34 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtuvmjivmzuvntcvotiwyjnmztetmjy1ms00mjhilwe2otatotfiyte2mdyzmdezlzk2zdfjm2fimwrmyzm5zmzmzgziyzrhnzflmjy3ndg0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=3b31a4b3e1b31f82
Part of Baku’s metro underground train service was disrupted on Monday night because of smoke between “28 May” and “Ganjlik” metro stations.

Body recovered from Caspian Sea identified as missing Azerbaijani oilman

15.03.2017 20:27 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtuvmjavmzyvmjqvodg4njq5mwytnzazmy00nzzmlwjlyzytyjjkntvjnwvjnzbklziynzi1ntvimtfkmdk0m2jhmge2nwzhztbimmu0zjhllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=055a1aa5471c81d0
The body found off the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on March 13 has been formally identified Ramiz Abbasov (born in 1970).

Coulthard: Audience to witness tough competition at F1 race in Baku

15.03.2017 19:25 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtuvmtkvmjgvndivoty5ogqwnzytzmixzs00ymvhltllnzgtodc5mzyyn2vizmmyl3ryzw5kx2zvcm11bgffmv8xntazmtcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=7ce87daaff89a2da
David Coulthard, the famous Formula 1 racing driver from the UK, says there is a lot of progress in the preparatory work for the next Formula 1 race in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku.

Five women die of carbon monoxide poisoning in Azerbaijan

15.03.2017 14:22 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtuvmtqvmjqvmtkvzdaxodjhodgtzdqzmc00njcylwi0mjatnde2ytgzmjczndrhl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=28af686b8b453bf9
Five women have died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a rented apartment in the town of Khirdalan, Azerbaijan’s Absheron district, the district police department told APA on Wednesday.

Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

14.03.2017 22:46 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtqvmjmvntuvntkvzddizwfjywqtntg0zc00zjc2lthmmzytzgy1zgm5mdkwnznkl2xlewxhx2fsaxlldmffzmlsbv8xndazmjaxn18txzmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=10dda95c2dc8d7d2
A presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary has been held in Baku, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan celebrates Last Tuesday before Novruz Holiday

14.03.2017 00:06 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtqvmdavmdgvmtivytq5odg1njatowjkyi00mtq0lwe5njgtmme4ndi3zdvlywy1lzugkdeplmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=3b9793a06da30151
Azerbaijan is celebrating the Last Tuesday (Ilakhir Chershenbe) of Novruz Holiday.

State Security Service eliminates firearm smugglers

10.03.2017 22:19 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtavmjivmjuvndkvzjmxownkzgitmjfhzs00odm0lwe5ytetngyynti0zwm0ndvjl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=c92f688303429dfe
Suspects Azer Huseynov and Ali Islamov, using firearms in a residential area, provided armed resistance.

Two injured in grenade blasts in Azerbaijan's Ismayilli

10.03.2017 22:11 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtavmjivmtyvmtyvnmvlndy5odqtowvjzi00nwiylwiwyjgtytrjndzly2rjndg4l2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=caa283558ff7e1e1
An explosion occurred in the teahouse in Ismayilli, APA’s regional bureau reports.

Azerbaijani parliament to discuss bill prohibiting smoking in public places

10.03.2017 17:36 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtavmtcvndmvmjgvywqwzmrhnzutndazny00owvilwiyndqtnddintm0ntk2m2rml2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=304b612ecaa11320
A bill prohibiting smoking in public places in Azerbaijan was discussed Friday at a joint meeting of the parliament’s Labor and Social Policy Committee and Human Rights Committee.

MP: Posting comments on social networks should require ID card registration

10.03.2017 14:27 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtavmtqvmzivmdevnduwn2uwyzytyzkyoc00ztjklwfmoditm2y1mte4mjvinwrll2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=b43794767006b1c0
"It is not right to earn points by delivering hasty information to the public."

Helicopter crashes in Istanbul

10.03.2017 14:11 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdmvmtavmtqvmtmvmdevmwewmgnhzdetmwu3ni00njvkltkxndgtnwqyndiwnta1njjjl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjqwede4mcmixv0?sha=06359d41758dc2a6
Rescue teams, including fire squads have been dispatched to the accident site.

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