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Over 360 Azerbaijani women missing or taken hostage: State Committee

24.11.2017 21:24 GMT

At present, 265 Azerbaijani women are reported missing, 98 more are being held hostage, Chairperson of the country’s State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova said at an event dedicated to the international campaign to prevent violence against women.

UNESCO, Azerbaijan hold discussions on 10th anniversary of Baku Process

24.11.2017 21:00 GMT

Representatives of UNESCO and Azerbaijan have held a working meeting highlighting the 10th anniversary of Baku process at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, AzerTag reports.

Donald Tusk: Unresolved conflicts in partner countries hamper cooperation

24.11.2017 20:15 GMT

The unresolved conflicts in partner countries hamper cooperation, European Council President Donald Tusk told a press conference following the fifth Eastern Partnership summit on Friday, an APA correspondent reported from Brussels.

Air Force of Azerbaijan conducts tactical exercises

24.11.2017 20:10 GMT

In accordance with the Armed Forces preparation plan, exercises were conducted with formations and military units of the Air Force.

Azerbaijani president offers condolences to Egyptian counterpart

24.11.2017 19:34 GMT

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has extended his condolences to Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Azerbaijan stiffening penalties against violation of rules restricting tobacco use

24.11.2017 17:38 GMT

A draft of amendments and additions to Articles 212.2, 522 and several other articles of the Code of Administrative Offenses have been worked out, APA reports.

Azerbaijani president submits bill to amend law on compensation

24.11.2017 17:00 GMT

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has submitted to the parliament the bills amending the laws “On police”, “On courts and judges” and “On compensation for damage caused by investigative and judicial authorities.

Azerbaijan expands list of places banned for smoking

24.11.2017 16:27 GMT

A few places have been added to the list of places where it is prohibited to smoke tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and hookahs.

Breaking through the wall of misunderstanding: Interview with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the Czech Republic

24.11.2017 15:57 GMT

Ambassador of Azerbaijan Farid Shafiyev speaks about the undemocratic attitude of democratic media, Czech journalism and the Armenian lobby.

Butter price mounting at record pace in Armenia

24.11.2017 15:17 GMT

Butter prices in Armenia show a record growth, Haykakan Zhamanak reported.

Azerbaijan, Russia sign plan for security cooperation

24.11.2017 15:08 GMT

Secretaries of the Russian and Azerbaijani security councils have had a meeting in Moscow.

Azerbaijan to exempt some employees of its embassies abroad from income tax

24.11.2017 14:37 GMT

Azerbaijan will exempt trade representatives working for its embassies and consulates abroad, as well as their employees, from income tax.

Staff Talks held between the representatives of the Air Forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey

24.11.2017 14:09 GMT

The representatives of the Air Force of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Air Force of the Republic of Turkey held Staff Talks in Baku.

Azerbaijan creating new military formations

24.11.2017 13:31 GMT

New formations are being created in the Azerbaijani Armed Forces.

NATO Days held in Azerbaijan Armed Forces

24.11.2017 12:16 GMT

A group of experts from NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) held NATO Days in the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.

Eastern Partnership summit to set new goals for future partnership – EU envoy

24.11.2017 11:59 GMT

The fifth Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit will set new goals for the future partnership, said Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas, APA reports.

Seismic Center issues statement on consequences of 6-magnitude earthquake in Agdam

24.11.2017 11:01 GMT

The Republican Seismic Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences has issued a statement on the consequences of the earthquake occurred on Nov.15 in Aghdam district.

Armenians violate ceasefire 134 times throughout the day

24.11.2017 10:53 GMT

Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 134 times throughout the day, using large-caliber machine guns.

Santa Monica College of California hosts an event on Azerbaijan’s multiculturalism

24.11.2017 10:10 GMT

Santa Monica College – one of the oldest colleges in California – hosted an event dedicated to Azerbaijan on November 14, 2017.

Hikmat Hajiyev: "Azerbaijan has the right to defend itself"

24.11.2017 10:02 GMT

The interview with Spokesman for Azerbaijan's MFA Hikmat Hajiyev has been published in Diario de noticias Mundo under the heading "Armenia is the only mono-ethnic state in the world".

EU may include Armenia on a blacklist

24.11.2017 09:15 GMT

The European Union may include Armenia on a blacklist of tax havens, APA reports quoting Bloomberg.

Turkey welcomes EU decision on terror groups

24.11.2017 09:10 GMT

Turkey welcomed on Thursday the European Parliament's (EP) prohibition of terror groups from its premises, which included the PKK terror group.

TANAP, Shah Deniz 2 to give impetus to Azerbaijan`s economic growth in 2018

24.11.2017 00:39 GMT

The implementation of gas infrastructure projects TANAP and Shah Deniz 2 is expected to provide impetus to growth of Azerbaijan`s economy from 2018, according to the Transition Report of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Armenian soldiers, failing the burdens of service, mutilate themselves

24.11.2017 00:27 GMT

According to, a serviceman named Karen Arekelyan, while being at the fighting post, made a self-shot, shooting himself in the leg.

Armenian armed forces hold next exercises in occupied Azerbaijani territories

24.11.2017 00:17 GMT

The Armenian Armed Forces continue the exercises in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani President met with President of Ukraine - PHOTO

24.11.2017 00:01 GMT

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met in Brussels.

2 killed, 6 injured in shootout in Dagestan, closer to the border with Azerbaijan

23.11.2017 22:00 GMT

Two are said to have been killed and six others injured in a shootout in southern Dagestan, a source in the local law enforcement told TASS, APA reports.

Turkey intends to implement agrarian project in Azerbaijan’s Jojug Marjanli

23.11.2017 21:52 GMT

Turkey intends to implement an agrarian project in Jojug Marjanli village of Azerbaijan’s Jabrayil district, Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral said.

Bear leaves Siberian hunter barehanded as wild predator runs off with two guns

23.11.2017 20:53 GMT

The 57-year old hunter is now facing a fine and may forfeit his right to buy and use guns for a year.

Azerbaijan, Benelux countries sign agreement on visa exemption for holders of service passports

23.11.2017 20:36 GMT

The governments of Azerbaijan and Benelux countries have signed an agreement on visa exemption for holders of service passports as part of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's working visit to the Kingdom of Belgium.

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