Canadian leader says Muslims must fight terrorism
Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan the previous day, APA reports quoting AA.
04:40 23 June
Azerbaijan’s refugee and IDP pain highlighted in the French Senate
As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate.
20:42 22 June
PACE co-rapporteurs issue statement after their visit to Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda have issued a statement on the outcomes of their visit to Baku from 12 to 14 June 2017.
11:26 22 June
Stark reminders of Azerbaijan’s IDP plight come to Brussels
Designated as World Refugee Day in 2000 by the UN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, 20 June is acknowledged across the world as the day to remember the dispossessed, those unfortunate victims of conflict and war across the world. At present, refugees from such conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and the subsequent pan-European migration crisis, have come in to stark focus. However, one casualty is that the hierarchy of news importance often results in longstanding tragedies being overlooked, particularly if they were inadequately reported at the time.
12:48 21 June
Azerbaijani President: “Today Azerbaijan is the center of multiculturalism on the planet”
“I want to congratulate entire Azerbaijani people on the upcoming holy Ramadan holiday. I wish the Azerbaijani people peace, prosperity, more and more success”.
06:28 21 June
ADA University hosts event to mark World Refugee Day
ADA University hosted an event on to mark June 20 – World Refugee Day.
13:05 20 June
Ali Hasanov: Most int’l organizations recognize occupation of Azerbaijani territories
A short-term scientific awareness course on Armenia’s territorial claims against Azerbaijan and the stages of its aggressive policy for media representatives have come to an end.
16:31 19 June
Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan will never give up principle of territorial integrity
Azerbaijan’s stance on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is clear, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs.
13:32 19 June
U.N. chief set to name new Libya envoy after rare contentious search
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was set to name a former Lebanese culture minister as new U.N. envoy to Libya, ending an unusually contentious four-month search that followed U.S. rejection of his first suggestion, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:28 17 June
Abkhazian IDPs hold protest outside Armenian embassy in Tbilisi
A group of Abkhazian IDPs gathered outside the Armenian embassy in Tbilisi on Friday to protest Armenia's attempt to prevent their return to their ancestral lands during a meeting at the Council of Europe, APA’s Georgia bureau reported.
15:15 16 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives IPU secretary general - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong.
13:19 15 June
PACE co-rapporteur received at Ombudsman’s Office
Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteur of the PACE Monitoring Committee on Azerbaijan, was received at the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
18:45 14 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives co-rapporteurs of PACE Monitoring Committee
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee Cezar Florin Preda and Stefan Schennach.
11:42 13 June
PACE Monitoring Committee co-rapporteurs arrive in Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs for Azerbaijan by the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda arrived in Azerbaijan on a three-day visit.
10:16 12 June
Russia cuts its contribution to PACE by almost 11 mln euros
Russia has cut its contribution to the Council of Europe donated to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) by one third or 11 million euros, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin told reporters on Tuesday, APA reported citing TASS.
12:12 06 June
Minister: No restrictions on employment of sexual minorities in Azerbaijan
In Azerbaijan there are no restrictions on the employment of sexual minorities, the country’s minister of labor and social protection, Salim Muslimov, said on Friday.
12:00 02 June
About 1.6 million people employed in Azerbaijan since 2004 – minister
Since Azerbaijan joined the European Social Charter in 2004, nearly 1.6 million people have been employed in the country, Minister of Labor and Social Protection Salim Muslimov said on Friday.
10:37 02 June
Agenda of PACE special hearing in Baku announced
Azerbaijan’s record on combating discrimination in the workplace and the efficiency of public employment services will come under the spotlight at a special hearing in Baku on 2 June 2017, organised by PACE’s Social Affairs Committee and the Milli Mejlis, said a message posted on the organization's website.
12:23 01 June
Over 40 migrants reported dead in Sahara after truck breakdown
More than 40 West African migrants died in the Sahara desert this week after their truck broke down in arid northern Niger, the Red Cross told Reuters on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:34 01 June
Azerbaijani parliament ratifies numerous documents
Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) ratified a number of documents on Wednesday.
14:12 31 May