Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing
Baku-APA. Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with gunmen raiding the building after setting off a car bomb, police and the insurgent group said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:30 25 August
ADIF pays over AZN 206M compensation to nine closed banks’ customers
On August 23, the Fund paid AZN 20.3 milion to Parabank’s depositors, AZN 29.3 million to Zaminbank’s depositors, AZN 9.9 million to Kredobank’s depositors and AZN 2.4 million to Dekabank’s depositors.
14:40 24 August
Local leaders slam UK over Syrian child refugees
Baku-APA. U.K. local municipality leaders are criticizing Whitehall for failing to help child refugees stranded in the notorious French camp known as the Jungle, APA reports quoting AA.
22:01 18 August
Azerbaijan reduces excise tax and customs duty on imported gasoline
According to the amendment, excise tax for a ton of engine gasoline which contains less than 0.013 gram of lead per litre and 95 Octane Number reduced from AZN 200 to AZN 1. The decision has come into force since August 16 and valid for sixty days.
17:48 17 August
Azerbaijan cancels authorities of Defense Ministry on funeral of servicemen of some categories
APA reports that the amendment is related to organization and holding of funerals.
19:06 10 August
Azerbaijan-based insurers ranking for payments
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. APA-Economics regularly provides ranking of Azerbaijan-based financial organizations for their various figures and financial performance. In the table below, insurers are ranked by payments during January-October, 2016.
12:18 10 August
Azerbaijan-based insurers ranking for premiums
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. APA-Economics regularly provides ranking of Azerbaijan-based financial organizations for their various figures and financial performance. In the table below, insurers are ranked by premiums during January-June, 2016.
12:13 10 August
Azerbaijani peacekeepers have returned from Afghanistan
Baku – APA. Accrording to the plan and rotation a group of 44 Azerbaijani military servicemen returned to Baku from Afghanistan. The group has been serving in Aghanistan within NATO-led non-combat "Resolute Support" mission launched since January 2015, APA reported.
12:01 07 August
Eiffel Tower in Paris evacuated over suspicious package
Baku-APA. The Eiffel Tower was evacuated late Friday after security services spotted a suspicious package, police said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:38 05 August
French lawmakers extend state of emergency after Nice attack
Baku-APA. French lawmakers approved a six-month extension of emergency rule on Wednesday after last week's truck attack on holiday crowds in Nice, the third deadly assault in just 18 months for which Islamist militants have claimed responsibility, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:10 21 July
SOCAR reduces transfers to state budget
Baku. Vusal Nabiyev - APA-Economics. State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) transferred nearly AZN 99 mln to the state budget in June 2016, down AZN 24 million or 20% from the last year.
15:22 14 July
Azerbaijan sees 3.4% economic decline
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. In January-June 2016, Azerbaijan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) made AZN 27 billion, down 3.4% from the previous year, said a statement from the State Statistical Committee July 14.
10:51 14 July
Fed cautious on rate hike to avoid risk to markets
Baku-APA. The Federal Reserve is cautious about raising interest rates in order to avoid risks against the U.S. economy and markets, a leading financial analyst said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
02:30 13 July
A group of Azerbaijani peacekeepers seen off to Afghanistan
The peacekeeping contingent of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been serving under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan since November 20, 2002.
19:07 12 July
SOCAR reduces crude oil export through Supsa port
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu - APA-Economics. State Oil Company of Azerbaijan exported 176,120 tonnes of crude oil through Supsa port in June 2016, down 48.05% from 2015.
15:02 02 July
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