Unexploded artillery shell detected in Baku

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Museum to be constructed in place of Guba mass grave

12.11.2009 21:15 GMT

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It is planned to initially allocate AZN 1 million for the construction of the museum in Guba mass grave site, the witness of the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918, MP Yevda Abramov told.

SOCAR and BP-Azerbaijan’s employees receive state awards

12.11.2009 19:54 GMT

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SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev noted that the 15th anniversary of the “Contract of the Century” and the 60th anniversary of “Oil rocks” had been marked in the past months.

Students educated abroad to teach in local universities

12.11.2009 18:10 GMT

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Milli Majlis holds on debates on the Bill on Azerbaijan State Budget 2010.

Treatment of some flu infected patients ends in Azerbaijan

12.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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Several more persons infected with A/H1N1 virus (swine flu) will be discharged from hospital in Azerbaijan today, chief of sanitary-epidemiological sector of Health Ministry Viktor Gasimov told.

Positive migration balance increased 2.5 fold

12.11.2009 15:33 GMT

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The State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan reports of essential growth of country’s attractiveness for living for foreign citizens.

Ilham Aliyev signs order to improve power supply in capital

12.11.2009 15:31 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an executive order on some measures to improve power supply in Baku.

Azerbaijan marks Day of Constitution

12.11.2009 14:51 GMT

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The Constitution of Azerbaijan adopted in 1995 is the first Constitution of Independent Azerbaijan.

Young activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade sentenced

11.11.2009 21:35 GMT

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Young activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade were sentenced on Wednesday.

Human Rights Activist requests meeting with imprisoned Azerbaijani scientist

11.11.2009 21:14 GMT

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Human right activist Chingiz Ganizade has applied to the Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan due to the case of Rashid Aliyev, an Azerbaijani scientist and laser specialist Rashid Aliyev.

Baku Health Department says no need to wear protective masks in Baku

11.11.2009 20:33 GMT

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There is no need to wear respiratory masks against A/H1N1 (swine flu) virus in Baku, head of acute respiratory viral infections department of Hygiene and Epidemiological Center of Baku Health Office Elmira Aliyeva said.

Azerbaijan to buy swine flu identifying facilities from US

11.11.2009 18:45 GMT

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The State Customs Committee will buy US facilities defining body temperature at a distance, committee chairman Aydin Aliyev has said.

Germany’s environment purification technology presented in Baku

11.11.2009 17:20 GMT

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A business forum on environment purification technologies from Germany has started in Baku today.

Azerbaijan reports one more case of swine flu infection

11.11.2009 16:22 GMT

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One more person has been tested positive for A/H1N1 (swine flu) in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan offers to host Islamic countries' summit

11.11.2009 15:00 GMT

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Azerbaijan has proposed holding a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)in Baku in 2014, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has said.

Sanitary control in trains intensified due to swine flu

10.11.2009 21:35 GMT

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The Azerbaijan Railway Company has developed a set of prophylactic measures to intensify anti-swine flu actions.

Inmates of children’s homes to be placed in jobs

10.11.2009 18:55 GMT

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There are many orphans in the country that are brought up at children’s homes and they need support in their further life when they come of age: State Committee for Problems of Family, Women and Children.

New priest takes over as head of Catholic Church in Azerbaijan

10.11.2009 18:19 GMT

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Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Father Vladimir Fekete to head the Catholic mission in Baku.

OSCE’s seminar on good governance in transport infrastructure held

10.11.2009 16:35 GMT

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Seminar on promoting good governance and fighting corruption in transport infrastructure development in the South Caucasus was held on November 5-6 in Batumi, Georgia.

Baku residents relatively sanguine on swine flu

10.11.2009 15:26 GMT

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The ELS Research Centre has carried out a telephone poll amongst Baku residents about their views on the swine flu virus.

11 swine flu infected patients are in satisfactory condition

10.11.2009 15:09 GMT

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11 patients infected with AH1N1 (“swine flu”) virus in Azerbaijan are in satisfactory condition.

Azeri diaspora organizations to meet in Germany

10.11.2009 12:56 GMT

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Azerbaijani and Turkish diaspora organizations in Europe are to hold a joint meeting on 21-22 November in Frankfurt to discuss Armenian-Turkish rapprochement.

Culture and Tourism Ministry participates in international travel exhibition

10.11.2009 12:54 GMT

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Culture and Tourism Ministry is participating in the WTM international travel exhibition in London, November 9-12.

First website for children over five created in Azerbaijan

09.11.2009 20:45 GMT

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The Digital Development public association has created Azerbaijan's first website for children over five years of age.

Russia's senior Muslim cleric talks about importance of tackling xenophobia

09.11.2009 20:08 GMT

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News.Az interviews Ravil Gaynuddin, chairman of Russia's Council of Muftis.

Up to 500 educational institutions to join Azerbaijan Educational Network

09.11.2009 19:31 GMT

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It is planned to join up to 500 educational institutions the Azerbaijani Education Network.

Azerbaijan's frontier customs points intensify activity due to swine flu virus

09.11.2009 17:58 GMT

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As a precaution, Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee has launched infectious disease preventive measures at border checkpoints due to H1N1 high alert.

Pilgrims from Azerbaijan to leave for Hajj

09.11.2009 17:40 GMT

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Azerbaijani pilgrims will leave for Hajj by buses on November 11, foreign relations office of the Caucasian Muslims Office told.

7,833 aliens from 83 counties registered in individual registration system of Azerbaijan

09.11.2009 17:20 GMT

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For the last 10 months quantity of foreigners registered in the domestic system of individual registration grew by 15.3%.

Azerbaijani-Hungary scientific conference was held in Budapest

09.11.2009 17:10 GMT

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4th international scientific conference of series “Azerbaijan-Hungary: cross-culture dialogue” was held in Budapest, press service of the State Committee for Diaspora Activities told.

Eight more swine flu cases found in Azerbaijan

09.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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Eight more people have tested positive for the A/H1N1 virus (swine flu) in Azerbaijan.

Rehab centers established for homeless in Azerbaijan

09.11.2009 15:22 GMT

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"There are homeless people in all, even developed countries", sources in the State Committee for Problems of Family, Women and Children have said.

Special policlinic has been allocated for citizens who traveled in Azerbaijan

09.11.2009 14:58 GMT

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The Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made statement to foreign citizens and citizens of Azerbaijan going to abroad on the occasion of A/H1N1 pandemic (swine flu).

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