EU decides not to fine Spain, Portugal for overspending
Baku-APA. The EU will not impose financial sanctions on Spain and Portugal over their excessive deficits but will set out a new fiscal adjustment path for both countries, said Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
20:48 27 July
Gendarmerie head gives details of July 15 coup night
Baku-APA. The head of Turkey’s Gendarmerie gave dramatic testimony Monday of his abduction by a trusted aide the night of the July 15 failed coup, and even a brush with death, speaking to Ankara prosecutors, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:02 26 July
Bundestag member: Occupation of Azerbaijani territory has to be ended
Baku – APA. Max Straubinger, member of the German Bundestag, has issued a statement on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh
19:09 25 July
EU leaders called upon to block FETO in Europe
Baku-APA. The co-chairman of a joint body of Turkish and EU lawmakers has called on Europe to restrict the activities of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) on the continent, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:16 23 July
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland gov'ts should OK Brexit deal: Welsh first minister
Baku-APA. Britain's deal to exit the European Union (EU) should first be ratified by the country's four parliaments, the First Minister of Wales said Friday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
03:07 23 July
Azerbaijan’s SOCAR, Romania’s Transgaz sign MoU
Baku. Vusal Nabiyev – APA-Economics. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) and Romania’s state-owned company Transgaz, SOCAR told APA.
16:21 19 July
Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to rule out death penalty
Baku-APA. Turkey's President has refused to rule out the death penalty for the thousands of people arrested following a violent failed military coup Friday, APA rpeorts quoting CNN.
23:15 18 July
Turkey condemns terrorist photo exhibit at EU parliament
Baku-APA. A photo exhibit at the European Parliament in Brussels that features PYD and PKK terrorists was condemned by Turkey late Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:13 13 July
May to replace Cameron Wednesday as pro-Brexit rival quits UK PM race
Baku-APA. Interior minister Theresa May is set to become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday with the task of steering its withdrawal from the European Union after her only rival abruptly pulled out, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:41 11 July
European Parliament ratifies EU-Azerbaijan framework agreement
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. European Parliament has today ratified the EU-Azerbaijan framework agreement.
19:23 06 July
Former Turkish ambassador to Paris: France’s adoption of bill criminalizing ‘genocide’ denial is not due to love to Armenia - INTERVIEW
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13:39 06 July
European Parliament to discuss Azerbaijan-EU framework agreement
APA reports that the document was discussed and adopted at the Committee on Foreign Affairs on June 16, and submitted to the plenary session for discussion.
10:48 06 July
Members of European Parliament debate Brexit vote
Baku-APA. A heated session in the European Parliament on Tuesday saw insults and recriminations traded between members of European Parliament (MEPs) as they debated the implications of the Brexit referendum vote, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
02:29 06 July
EU Expects Notification on UK Withdrawal to Start Negotiations - Juncker
Baku-APA. The European Union is expecting a notification from the United Kingdom on leaving the bloc to begin negotiations on the withdrawal, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:42 05 July
Thousands protest in London against Brexit
Baku-APA. Several thousand people marched through central London on Saturday to protest against the U.K. leaving the European Union after a national vote last week to exit the bloc, APA reports quoting the Wall Street Journal.
21:28 02 July
The ruthless campaign to become Britain’s next leader
Baku-APA. The contest to select Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic and unexpected turn Thursday when Boris Johnson withdrew from a race dominated by last week’s Brexit decision, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
03:27 01 July
French Parliament rejects proposal against Azerbaijan
Strasbourg. Fuad Gulubeyli-APA. Today the proposal to establish a special investigative committee on Azerbaijan in accordance with the policy of the country for the development of peace and democracy in the South Caucasus region was discussed at the meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the French National Assembly, APA’s European bureau reports. .
22:07 29 June
EU’s most widely use language, English, endangered by Brexit
Baku-APA. Of all the myriad challenges facing the European Union with the pending departure of Britain, one unlikely issue to be resolved is the fact that English would no longer be an official language, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
20:48 28 June
EP to hold extraordinary plenary session on Brexit
Baku – APA. The European Parliament (EP) has decided to hold an extraordinary plenary session on Tuesday morning, in order to adopt a resolution on the UK’s withdrawal procedures, EP President Martin Schulz said on Friday morning in Brussels, Mirage News reported.
15:41 27 June
Finland collecting signatures for referendum on leaving EU
Baku-APA. Finland has started collecting signatures for a petition demanding to hold a referendum on leaving the European Union and some 10,000 people have already signed the document, APA reports quoting the Yle TV company.
04:30 26 June