Fire at university in Baku extinguished, 4 people poisoned with smoke

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Baku hosts international conference on labour market

11.12.2009 15:53 GMT

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The International Labour Organization is holding a conference in Baku on 10 and 11 December on the impact of the global crisis on the labour market.

International Junior Science Olympiad `very important` for Azerbaijan, deputy FM

11.12.2009 12:57 GMT

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Azerbaijan`s deputy FM Hafiz Pashayev has praised the Baku-hosted 6th International Junior Science Olympiad.

Draft Law on Genomodified Organisms prepared and submitted to government

11.12.2009 12:55 GMT

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The Free Consumers Union of Azerbaijan (FCUA) tries to contribute to prevention of the products, containing genomodified organisms, in the country.

Baku prepares for New Year

10.12.2009 21:56 GMT

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Preparations for New Year have started in the Azerbaijani capital.

Azerbaijan to hold national anti-smoking conference

10.12.2009 21:37 GMT

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The Azerbaijan Healthcare Public Relations Association is to hold a meeting on 14 December to discuss how to combat smoking.

Provision of human rights top priority for Azerbaijani state

10.12.2009 20:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan joined most important international conventions and protocols in the sphere of protection of rights and liberties.

Street in Israeli city to bear Heydar Aliyev's name

10.12.2009 20:14 GMT

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One of the streets in Israel will be named after Heydar Aliyev, quoting juhuro.com website.

Azerbaijan to assign AZN 3 mln to reconstruction of five schools

10.12.2009 19:54 GMT

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The means assigned by the order of Azerbaijani President will be used for reconstruction of five schools in regions.

Azerbaijan Education Ministry and Microsoft sign memo of mutual understanding

10.12.2009 19:45 GMT

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Microsoft is happy to cooperate with Azerbaijan.

UNICEF says necessary to raise education opportunities for disabled

10.12.2009 18:55 GMT

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Inclusive education should be reviewed in Azerbaijan in the future, UNICEF representative Munir Mammadov told.

300 Azerbaijani youngsters to get education abroad under the State Program

10.12.2009 18:08 GMT

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About 300 Azerbaijani youngsters sent abroad this year to get education.

Over 100 state programs implemented in Azerbaijan with participation of NGOs

10.12.2009 17:39 GMT

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It is wrong to say that authorities do not cooperate with NGOs in Azerbaijan.

UN expects Azerbaijan to adopt laws on women's rights

10.12.2009 16:36 GMT

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UN expects Azerbaijan to adopt a law on combating gender violence.

EU takes steps to facilitate Azerbaijanis' trips to Europe

10.12.2009 16:17 GMT

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EU commissioner says opportunities for Azerbaijani citizens to visit EU countries to widen.

MP met with Norwegian ambassador to Azerbaijan

10.12.2009 13:55 GMT

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Samad Seyidov meets with Norwegian ambassador to Azerbaijan.

Not all private high schools meet requirements, university rector

10.12.2009 13:54 GMT

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Level of private high schools differs in the country and it is impossible to trust each of them, rector of Khazar University Hamlet Isakhanli said.

Azerbaijan develops laws on education

10.12.2009 13:40 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree to ratify a new law "On education" this year.

Less hassle for train passengers on Azerbaijan-Russia border

10.12.2009 04:31 GMT

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Border and customs controls on passenger trains travelling between Russia and Azerbaijan have been simplified.

Special medical devices set on Azerbaijani-Russian border due to swine flu

09.12.2009 21:39 GMT

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New rules are being applied to examine the passengers passing through Azerbaijan-Russia border.

Subsistence level grows in Azerbaijan, think-tank calculates

09.12.2009 21:38 GMT

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The monthly subsistence level per capita reached AZN 137.55, $171.3, in November in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani human rights activists to grant awards to Hammarberg and Herkel

09.12.2009 21:29 GMT

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A group of human rights defenders held an event on the occasion of December 10 International Human Rights Day in Baku.

Alley of friendship and memory of Heydar Aliyev to be set in Turkey

09.12.2009 21:02 GMT

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The protocol of laying the Alley was signed on October 19.

Mass medias should be responsible for their activity

09.12.2009 19:54 GMT

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Mass media should be responsible for their activity and not misinterpret the concepts of freedom of expression.

Azerbaijani youth activists' appeal to be heard on 22 December

09.12.2009 19:50 GMT

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Baku's Court of Appeal will on 22 December hear the appeal against their conviction of youth activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade.

Over 140 thousand persons become social insurance payers in 2009

09.12.2009 18:12 GMT

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State Social Protection Fund says that on 1st December, 2009 individual number was given to 1.631,479 social insurance payers.

Desertification of lands in Azerbaijan

09.12.2009 15:48 GMT

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The ecology minister is concerned with the desertification of lands in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan's Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources said.

Junior science Olympiad in Azerbaijan ‘well-organized’

09.12.2009 13:48 GMT

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The 6th International Junior Science Olympiad in Azerbaijan was very well-organized, said the Olympiad`s President Masna Ginting.

Warsaw hosts 8th International Conference on Caucasus studies

08.12.2009 21:57 GMT

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The 8th International Conference on Caucasus Studies named after Gregory Peradze kicked off at the Warsaw University on 7 December.

Azerbaijan to partake in Viennese International Tourism Fair

08.12.2009 19:47 GMT

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Azerbaijan will take part in the Viennese International Tourism Fair in January 14-17 of 2010.

Sixty religious communities re-registered in Azerbaijan

08.12.2009 19:16 GMT

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Sixty religious communities have so far completed registration, Hidayat Orujov, the Azerbaijani official responsible for the process, said today.

Azerbaijan agrees with several countries about mutual recognition of diplomas

08.12.2009 18:57 GMT

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Azerbaijan has agreements with Russia, Iran and Turkey on mutual recognition of diplomas, Azerbaijan's Deputy Education Minister Elmar Gasimov said.

Red Crescent Society of Azerbaijan holds annual meeting

08.12.2009 18:36 GMT

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Today the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society holds its 22nd meeting at the Rashid Behbudov Theater of Song.

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