Unexploded artillery shell detected in Baku

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Baku hosts conference titled “Migration and human trafficking”

17.11.2009 20:05 GMT

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The US and UN human rights organizations and Azerbaijani government co-organized Monday a conference entitled “Migration and human trafficking”.

No swine flu infected patients in Azerbaijan

17.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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Azeri traffic police take delivery of first helicopter

17.11.2009 18:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan's State Road Police are continuing work to improve their vehicles and equipment.

Azeri president inaugurates residential building for IDPs

17.11.2009 17:30 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended inauguration of a 9-storey residential building for 369 internally displaced families in Binagadi district of Baku.

Azerbaijan, Georgia interested in peaceful settlement of all problems – Hidayat Orujev

17.11.2009 17:12 GMT

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During meeting Orujev and Iliya II paid a special attention to further deepening and strengthening of cultural and spiritual ties between Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Several innovations expected within the framework of e-school project

17.11.2009 16:01 GMT

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“The said project is currently implemented at two schools – No 23 and the European lyceum” , head of the Baku Educational Department Nailya Rzakuliyeva said.

Azeri plane makes forced landing in Baku

17.11.2009 15:41 GMT

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No one was hurt when an Azerbaijani cargo plane flying to Afghanistan had to make an emergency landing on Monday evening.

Conference on justice for children started in Baku

16.11.2009 20:30 GMT

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An international conference on “Justice for children: legislation and its application” has started today here bringing together parliamentarians and international and local justice experts.

Four-part film about Azerbaijan broadcasted in Korea

16.11.2009 18:51 GMT

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The production unit of EBS TV channel of the Republic of Korea visited Azerbaijan on September 25 – October 15 with the support of Azerbaijani embassy in Korea.

Azeri Parliament can pass a bill on national minorities

16.11.2009 18:48 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliamentarians start backing more and more the idea of country’s acceding to the Council of Europe Framework for the Protection of National Minorities.

Young Azeris set up Scandinavian organization

16.11.2009 17:04 GMT

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Azerbaijani young people living in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland have set up the Daght-Scandinavian bureau of the World Azerbaijani Youth Solidarity Organization.

Azerbaijan launches avian flu monitoring

16.11.2009 15:50 GMT

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The State Veterinary Service under the Ministry of Agriculture is launching monitoring to reveal avian flu in the country.

Azerbaijan keen to promote inter-faith dialogue

16.11.2009 14:49 GMT

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News.Az interviews Elchin Askerov, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.

10,000 residents have returned to Aghdam last years: Misir Mardanov

16.11.2009 11:09 GMT

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10,000 residents have returned to Aghdam in the recent years, Education Minister Misir Mardanov told journalists concerning the outcomes of his visit to Aghdam and Berde.

Azerbaijan contributes to actions against global warming - MP

14.11.2009 16:41 GMT

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Azerbaijan contributes to combat against global warning, MP Elmira Akhundova said.

Only one swine flu patient remains in hospital in Azerbaijan

14.11.2009 16:22 GMT

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One more patient infected with swine flu was discharged from hospital today, the Azerbaijani Health Ministry's public health chief, Viktor Gasimov, has said.

Azerbaijan to consider free drugs for AIDS patients

14.11.2009 15:57 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s parliament committee on social policy has developed a new law “On AIDS”.

Azerbaijan's ruling party suggests abolishing pensions to working pensioners

14.11.2009 15:47 GMT

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The ruling party New Azerbaijan proposes innovations to the established system of pension and social maintenance in the country.

Azerbaijan introduces marital agreement

14.11.2009 15:12 GMT

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Azerbaijani parliament’s committee on social policy is preparing alterations to the Family Code.

Azeri broadcasting council criticizes TV and radio programming

14.11.2009 13:01 GMT

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Nushiravan Maharramli, chairman of Azerbaijan's National Broadcasting Council, has criticized the quality of light entertainment programmes on Azerbaijani TV and radio.

Azerbaijan to receive extra swine flu drugs

14.11.2009 12:53 GMT

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is to send extra anti-viral drugs to Azerbaijan.

Russian ambassador Dorokhin awards Azeri veterans of Afghanistan

14.11.2009 12:51 GMT

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Russian ambassador Vladimir Dorokhin has awarded a group of Azerbaijani veterans of Afghanistan war with medals.

Pipers to march through Baku's Old City to celebrate St Andrew's Day

13.11.2009 21:31 GMT

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St Andrew's Day will be celebrated ahead of schedule this year in Baku.

Every thousand of pensioners to account for one ATM in future – Salim Muslimov

13.11.2009 21:30 GMT

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In the future every thousand of pensioners will account for one ATM, chairman of the State Fund of Social Protection Salim Muslimov has said.

1,700 IDP families to get their houses in 2009

13.11.2009 21:07 GMT

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The State Committee for Refugee Affairs of Azerbaijan is to continue next year work on re-settlement of internally displaced persons.

All frontline educational facilities to have Internet

13.11.2009 18:46 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Education Minister Misir Mardanov has visited the frontline villages of the Aghdam region.

“Justice for children” International conference to be held in Baku

13.11.2009 18:20 GMT

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An international conference “Justice for children: legislation and its application” organized by Azerbaijani Parliament, UNICEF and Azerbaijan Lawyers Confederation will be held in Baku, from November 16-17.

Azerbaijan is a best place to discuss Intercivilizational and Interreligious realtions: Kuwait's newspaper

13.11.2009 18:18 GMT

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The Kuwait Times daily has published an article about a Baku-hosted conference, calling the country “a unique venue to discuss inter-civilizational and interreligious dialogue”.

Iran refuses to bail Azerbaijani scientist

13.11.2009 17:59 GMT

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Iranian investigators are refusing to release Azerbaijani scientist Rashid Aliyev on bail.

Uniforms to be introduced at Baku and Sumgayit schools

13.11.2009 16:01 GMT

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The Baku Educational Department has started to create a single model of uniform for pupils.

Azeri government has spent $2.9 bn on the solution of the problems of the refugees

13.11.2009 12:55 GMT

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Azerbaijani government has spent $2.9 billion on the maintenance of the refugees and IDPs and solution of their social problems, chairman of the State Committee on Work with Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov said.

Azerbaijan's unemployment rate not to top 6% by year end

12.11.2009 21:53 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Labor and Social Protection does not see any fatal changes on the labor market.

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