Man jailed for life over Baku Metro blast to appeal to Supreme Court
Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Rahib Mahsinov, one of the perpetrators of a bomb attack carried out at the “20 January” metro station in Baku on 19 March 1994 will appeal to the Supreme Court.
15:32 29 June
World ponders how to respond to NKorean missile launch
Baku-APA. North Korea’s state media on Thursday celebrated the success of a mid-range ballistic missile test from the previous day, as the world ponders the best way to respond to Pyongyang’s latest break from United Nations resolutions, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:23 24 June
Jagland: Council of Europe doesn’t deal with Karabakh conflict settlement
He was responding to the question from Ganira Pashayeva, a member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE.
18:28 20 June
Azerbaijan gets rise in solar and wind power production
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu - APA-Economics. In January-May 2016 the production and services in the sector of production, distribution and supply of electricity, gas and steam made AZN 740.5 mln, down 6.5% by contrast to a year earlier.
16:27 16 June
Portugal baby born to mother brain-dead for months
Baku-APA. A baby was born in Portugal to a woman who had been brain-dead for almost four months, hospital officials say, APA reports quoting BBC.
05:23 08 June
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails: South Korea
Baku-APA. North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:16 31 May
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad
Baku-APA. The Iraqi army stormed to the southern edge of Falluja under U.S. air support on Monday and captured a police station inside the city limits, launching a direct assault to retake one of the main strongholds of Islamic State militants, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:01 30 May
3 rockets hit Turkey’s SE, injuring 5 people
Baku-APA.Three rockets fired from Syria hit Turkey’s southeastern border province of Kilis on Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:23 28 May
Islamic State commander in Falluja killed, U.S. military says
Baku-APA. U.S.-led coalition strikes supporting Iraqi forces in the recapture of Falluja have killed 70 Islamic State militants including the group's commander in the city, a U.S military spokesman said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:10 28 May
UNEC Rector: Turkish World Union of Economists is new space of international scientific cooperation
Baku – APA. I International Forum of Human Sciences “Great Steppe” organized by the International Turkish Academy has been held in the capital of Kazakhstan Astana.
11:04 26 May
Armenia deploys persons unfit for service to frontline
Poghosyan’s relatives told Armenian News-news.am that he is suffering from chronic gastritis and spleen enlargement. He was keeping a strict diet at home. After being drafted, he was deployed to the frontline.
10:34 24 May
NATO assures Turkey of support in fight against İSİL
Baku-APA. Turkey has been affected by İSİL terrorism the most among NATO allies, the alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
22:24 19 May
Coverage of MP Mehriban Aliyeva’s amnesty initiative made public
According to the bill, the amnesty will apply to those imprisoned for having committed crimes that did not pose significant public danger; those serving penalty in correctional facilities, whose remaining prison term to the date the decision came into force is no more than a year; those serving penalty in disciplinary military units, whose remaining prison term to the date the decision was enacted is no more than a year as well as those sentenced to detention in disciplinary military units for having committed crimes that did not pose significant public danger; those sentenced to restriction on military service, correctional law, public work, deprivation of the right to hold a certain position or engage in a certain activity, those fined up to 2,000 manats, who had not paid more than 2,000 manats to the date the decision was enacted; those fined for having committed crimes that did not pose significant public danger; those conditionally sentenced to imprisonment or those freed prematurely of this kind of penalty or those whose penalty of this kind has been postponed in accordance with the Criminal Code’s Article 79.
17:44 18 May
Azerbaijan sharply decreases automobile manufacture
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. In January-April of 2016, Azerbaijan manufactured machinery and equipment, transport facilities, cars and trailers worth AZN 64.3 mln.
16:29 18 May
CBA: Manat term deposits rise 6%, demand deposits decline 5% in Q1
Baku. Musa Ahmadov - APA-Economics. Slackening of dollarization and seasonal factors influenced dynamic and structure of money supply in the first quarter of 2016, Central Bank of Azerbaijan said in its monetary policy review for January-March 2016.
11:08 16 May
Azerbaijan to reduce daily output - OPEC
Baku - APA-Economics. Azerbaijan's oil production was 0.84 million barrels per day in March 2016, which is by 10,000 and 20,000 barrels per day less than in January and February, respectively, OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report for May 2016 said, APA-Economics reports citing to Azernews.
18:33 13 May
Daesh Activities in Europe Funded via Local Petty Crimes - Center Director
Baku-APA. The activities of Daesh terrorist group in Europe have been largely funded by locally committed petty crimes, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center Director Louise Shelley said in a congressional hearing on Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:50 12 May
Iranian Muslims to miss haj pilgrimage amid rift with Saudi
Baku-APA. Iranian Muslims will miss the annual haj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in September,as Tehran and Riyadh traded blame over a failure to agree organizational details, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:39 12 May
Azerbaijan marks 93rd birthday anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan marks the 93rd birthday anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev.
00:01 10 May
Over 320,000 sign White House petition to stop occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh
He said today is the deadline for the minimum number of signatures required for the petition to become valid, however, others can still sign the petition while it is awaiting a response from the Obama Administration (by July 6).
17:24 06 May