Baku residents prefer waffle cone and vanilla ice-creams

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480 Azeri students to contest for SOCAR scholarship

26.10.2009 18:13 GMT

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The Azerbaijan Student Admission Commission (TQDK) is to conduct test exams for scholarship from the State Oil Company (SOCAR).

Azerbaijani population reached 8.97 million people with 0.9% rise since early 2009

26.10.2009 16:45 GMT

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State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan has announced number of inhabitants in Azerbaijan as of 1st October 2009.

Azerbaijan to switch to daylight saving time

24.10.2009 15:10 GMT

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Clocks in Azerbaijan will go back one hour at 05:00 local time on 25 October.

Crisis hotline for young people in Azerbaijan

24.10.2009 14:03 GMT

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A crisis hotline was opened for psychologically-social assistance to the young People in Azerbaijan.

Lifers appeal to Azerbaijani president to commute their sentences

24.10.2009 13:20 GMT

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Life prisoners held in Azerbaijan's Gobustan jail have appealed to President Aliyev to commute their sentences, the prisoners’ relatives say.

Azeri ministry weighs environmental impact of proposed waste incinerator

24.10.2009 12:54 GMT

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The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan will complete by the end of the month its response to the environmental impact assessment report on a waste incinerator to be built in Baku.

Workshop on social entreprise to be held in Azerbaijan

23.10.2009 13:18 GMT

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A workshop on developing social enterprise will be held in Baku on 27 October.

“Childhood Technologies” charity event to be held in Baku

23.10.2009 13:09 GMT

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Iteca Caspian will hold “Childhood Technologies”, a charity event at the Central Botanical Garden.

Mehriban Aliyeva: Even the best orphanages will never substitute a family

22.10.2009 20:56 GMT

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Azeri National Broadcasting Council, Radio France Internationale discuss broadcasting

22.10.2009 20:07 GMT

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Azerbaijani parliament worried over delays with edition of National Encyclopedia

22.10.2009 19:52 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliament is worried over delays with publication of national Encyclopedia.

Minister tells child welfare conference of progress in tackling poverty in Azerbaijan

22.10.2009 18:36 GMT

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Labour and Social Protection Minister Fizuli Alakbarov has addressed the National Conference on Child Welfare Reform in Azerbaijan.

National conference on child welfare reform begins in Baku

22.10.2009 17:55 GMT

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MP Mehriban Alilyeva, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, addressed the conference on Thursday.

17 221 crimes committed in Azerbaijan in past nine months

22.10.2009 14:43 GMT

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17 221 crimes were committed in Azerbaijan over the past nine months, the State Statistics Committee reports.

British Council declares John Smith Fellowship Programme 2010

22.10.2009 13:20 GMT

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The British Council is inviting applications to participate in the John Smith Fellowship Programme 2010 (the application process is administered by the British Council on behalf of the John Smith Memorial Trust).

Azerbaijan's National Security Ministry dismisses report of spy arrest in Armenia

21.10.2009 20:17 GMT

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Azerbaijan, Korea discuss prospects for educational cooperation

21.10.2009 17:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan`s Minister of Education Misir Mardanov has met Head of section for education abroad at the Korean Ministry of Education Sin Kang Tak to explore prospects for deepening the bilateral educational cooperation.

Heydar Aliyev’s memorial opened in Tbilisi

21.10.2009 14:48 GMT

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Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev’s granite memorial plaque was installed at the Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Tbilisi, spokesman for the Azerbaijan’s embassy in Georgia Shovgi Mehdizadeh.

Doctors in Azerbaijan to pass certification every five years

20.10.2009 21:29 GMT

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The parliament has approved amendments and alterations to the law "On the status of interior troops", "On entrepreneurship" and "On state duties".

Unexploded warhead found near school in south-west Azerbaijan

20.10.2009 16:13 GMT

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The warhead was found during construction work near secondary school No1 in Terter District.

Title of a Heroine Mother to be revived in Azerbaijan

19.10.2009 21:08 GMT

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The State Committee on Problems of Families, Women and Children suggests reviving the Heroine Mother title.

Baku to host 2nd Caspian international protection, safety and rescue exhibition

19.10.2009 20:24 GMT

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The 2nd Caspian International Protection, Safety and Rescue Exhibition, CIPS-2009, will be held in Azerbaijan`s capital in November, bringing together companies from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Japan, Russia and Ukraine.

Congress and General Assembly of European Fair Play Movement wraps up in Baku

19.10.2009 19:34 GMT

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The 15th Congress and General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement have ended in Baku.

Schools in Azerbaijan to pass to a single-shift regime

19.10.2009 19:33 GMT

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Schools in Azerbaijan will pass to a single-shift regime in 2015, said Azerbaijan's Education Minister Misir Mardanov, according to 1news.az.

One killed and one injured in armed incident in central Azerbaijan

19.10.2009 15:07 GMT

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Rouzman Huseynov, 52, is on the run after shooting dead Bakshali Seyfanov in Agdash District on Sunday.

Korean education fair to be held in Baku

19.10.2009 14:25 GMT

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A Korean education fair will be held here Tuesday.

Investment in education tops AZN 200 million in Azerbaijan

19.10.2009 13:15 GMT

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Expenditure on education in Azerbaijan has increased five-fold since 2003 to reach AZN 1.3 billion for the period as a whole, Education Minister Misir Mardanov told a cabinet sitting on Friday.

President honours Azerbaijan's defence industry minister

17.10.2009 15:42 GMT

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President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree conferring the Shohrat Order (Order of Glory) on Yaver Jamalov, minister for the defence industry.

Over 10,000 Azerbaijani students taught abroad

17.10.2009 15:37 GMT

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Minister of Education Misir Mardanov noted successes in connection with exchange of students.

Secondary school after Azerbaijan`s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva opened in Egypt

17.10.2009 13:36 GMT

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A secondary school after Mehriban Aliyeva, the president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador has been inaugurated in Egypt`s Qalyubia Governorate.

Private sector to take on certification function in Azerbaijan

16.10.2009 14:09 GMT

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Ramiz Hasanov, chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patents, has said that certification functions are gradually being transferred to the private sector.

Baku Slavic University to host French Week

16.10.2009 14:01 GMT

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Baku's Slavic University will host a French Week on 19th to 24th October, Azerbaijani news agency APA reports.

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