Tax debts of several transnational companies written off
Ministry of Taxes has announced the list of legal entities, of which tax debts have been written off in accordance with the law "On regulation of tax debts of taxpayers from January 1, 2017".
14:26 17 January
US ambassador to Azerbaijan not to participate in Trump’s inauguration ceremony
US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta will be present here in Azerbaijan during the inauguration ceremony of US president-elect Donald Trump, the embassy told APA.
13:58 17 January
Lavrov, Zarif stress importance of coordination ahead of Astana talks on Syria
Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov of Russia and Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran have stressed the necessity of coordination of efforts between Moscow and Teheran ahead of the intra-Syrian talks due to be held in Kazakhstan’s Astana on January 23, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday, APA reports quoting TASS .
05:26 17 January
Media accreditation for Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games starts
Media accreditation for the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started on January 16.
17:43 16 January
Traffic to be restricted on some roads of Baku on January 20 - National Mourning Day
Traffic will be restricted on some roads of Baku on January 20 - the Day of National Mourning.
11:32 16 January
Baku expresses discontent over so-called regime's participation in Sochi KVN festival
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry expresses regret and discontent in regards with the invitation of “С хлебом и солью" and "DeleYaman” KVN teams representing the illegal regime established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan by the International Union of the “Club of the Funny and Inventive People” (KVN) and "AMIK" creative television to the 28th International KVN Festival group taking place on 10-23 January 2016 in Sochi, the ministry’s press service told APA on Jan. 13.
14:09 13 January
Azerbaijani ombudsperson issues statement on 27th anniversary of January 20 tragedy
Azerbaijani Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has issued a statement regarding the 27th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy, the Ombudsman's Office told APA on Jan. 13.
11:36 13 January
Tearful Joe Biden awarded freedom medal by Obama
President Barack Obama has awarded an emotional and surprised Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest US civilian honour, APA reports qoting BBC.
03:37 13 January
No incident during OSCE contact line monitoring
The OSCE monitoring held on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops passed without incidents, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA.
13:56 12 January
Armenia continues breaking ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Armenian armed forces have 35 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops over the last 24 hours, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on January 12.
10:19 12 January
Large amount of money stolen from bank in Moscow
About 20 million rubles (nearly 340,000 US dollars) in cash have been stolen by unknown persons from one of the branches of Bulgar bank in Moscow, APA reports citing local media.
13:31 11 January
Azerbaijani peacekeepers sent to Afghanistan
A group of 50 Azerbaijani military personnel has been sent to Afghanistan in accordance with the plan and rotation for serving within the NATO-led "Resolute Support" mission, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry told APA on Wednesday.
10:58 11 January
OSCE to monitor contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops
The OSCE is expected to monitor the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on January 12, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry on December 11.
10:19 11 January
Gas pipeline fire in Sangachal extinguished
The statement says: “The Crisis Management Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations has received an information about fire broke out at the Sangachal – Gazimammad main gas pipeline, 1000 mm diameter. The State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations has immediately been involved in the scene, relevant bodies have been informed. SOCAR transferred the gas to an alternative pipeline. The fire units were at the scene untill the fire is extinguished. No one was injured. The operation has anded at 00.58 a.m.”
10:15 11 January
Obama says his administration to ensure smoothest possible transition of power
Obama reiterated his efforts to make the transition to President-elect Donald Trump as smooth as possible, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
07:58 11 January
Obama's farewell speech: "Defend democracy! Democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted"
President Barack Obama has called on Americans to defend their democracy in his farewell speech in Chicago, APA reports quoting BBC.
07:46 11 January
SOCAR released information about a fire broke out at a gas pipeline in Sangachal - UPDATED
A fire broke out at the Sangachal – Gazimammad main gas pipeline, 1000 mm diameter, on January 10, at about 20.45 pm, press service of SOCAR says, APA reports.
23:18 10 January
US ambassador to Azerbaijan comments on possibility of Trump recalling him
US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta said on Tuesday that he will continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to.
12:05 10 January
Hoagland: OSCE MG co-chairs continue to encourage Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents to meet
The US Government remains committed to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through the mediation of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries, Ambassador Richard E. Hoagland, who assumed the position of US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group on an interim basis in January 2017, told APA on Tuesday.
12:00 10 January
Hoagland: OSCE MG co-chairs looking for appropriate time to visit region
The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group are holding consultations to find the most appropriate time for their next visit to the region, Ambassador Richard E. Hoagland, who assumed the position of US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group on an interim basis in January 2017, told APA on Tuesday.
11:07 10 January