Black January martyrs commemorated in UK Parliament
On 18 January, the Black January dead were remembered during a landmark reception in the Macmillan Room of Portcullis House in the UK Parliament, located a few metres from Big Ben.
15:40 19 January
EU-Azerbaijan comprehensive agreement to be discussed at European Parliament
The International Trade Committee of the European Parliament will discuss the EU-Azerbaijan Comprehensive Agreement, reads message posted on EP’s website.
15:25 17 January
Czech Parliament will approve new cabinet only without Babis as PM
About 200 people gathered in the Czech capital on Tuesday protesting against billionaire Andrej Babis, who was proposed by incumbent Czech President Milos Zeman to form the government. The meeting took place near the building of the parliament, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
07:49 17 January
Czech presidential vote sets up Zeman-Drahos second round clash
Incumbent east-looking Milos Zeman led the first round of the Czech Republic's presidential election on Saturday by a wide margin but short of winning outright, partial results showed, Reuters reported.
18:17 13 January
Bulgaria officially assumes EU presidency
Bulgaria has officially taken over its six-month presidency in the European Union at a ceremony held on Thursday evening in the country’s capital Sofia, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:18 12 January
Draft law on implementation by Azerbaijan of int'l organizations’ decisions to be tabled in parliament again
A draft constitutional law “On the possibility of the implementation by the Republic of Azerbaijan of the decision of an interstate body for the protection of human rights and freedoms” will be tabled again at the parliament’s 2018 spring session again, APA reported.
13:27 11 January
Italy to vote on March 4, with hung parliament feared
Italy will vote on March 4 in an election expected to produce a hung parliament, instability and possible market turbulence in the euro zone’s third largest economy.
02:34 29 December
Italian president dissolves parliament ahead of election
Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday dissolved parliament ahead of an election which is expected to produce a period of instability in the euro zone’s third largest economy, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:38 28 December
Iran gov't charged with supporting entire Quds capital status
The Iranian lawmakers, with 198 votes in favor and one abstained, approved Wednesday the outlines of a bill to add an annex to the law on the Islamic Revolution's support for the people of Palestine, APA reported citing IRNA.
13:08 27 December
Official: EU realized that there is no guarantee for stability in other countries without recognition of territorial integrity of states
First Deputy Chairman of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said that the resolutions such as the one adopted by the European Union are the result of the correct foreign policy pursued by President Ilham Aliyev.
13:13 23 December
Petition on whether UK can halt Brexit gets go-ahead
A court in Scotland has ruled that legal action can go ahead to establish whether the UK can unilaterally halt the Brexit process if British voters decide the final deal is unacceptable, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:10 23 December
Azerbaijani MFA: Armenia must understand that attempts to seize territories by force ‘unacceptable’
Armenia must understand that attempts to change the internationally recognized borders of states and seize territories by force are unacceptable and can in no way be considered legitimate, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA on Tuesday.
10:30 19 December
Brexit dominates start of EU leaders summit
A European Union leaders' summit kicked off in Brussels on Thursday with the ongoing Brexit talks the highlight of the first day, APA reports quoting AA
01:09 15 December
Bahar Muradova: Europe tends to react only when itself faced with threat
Europe tends to react only when it is faced with threat itself, said Bahar Muradova, Deputy Chairperson of the Azerbaijani Parliament.
12:11 14 December
Parliamentary defeat will not stop preparations for Brexit day: UK government
The British government is disappointed by a vote in parliament to change Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint, but it will not stop legal preparations for Britain to leave the European Union, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:56 13 December
About 80 percent of Azerbaijani citizens optimistic about the country's future
Eighty-one percent of the Azerbaijani citizens share a great deal of trust towards the government of the country, says analytical report of the Dutch ING financial corporation as its partner ACT LLC conducted a query among the population, APA reported citing AZERTAC.
12:34 06 December
Belgium drops Puigdemont extradition case
Brussels prosecutor has dismissed the extradition case of former Catalan government President Carles Puigdemont, the Agence France-Presse news agency said, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
00:58 06 December
Samad Seyidov: Azerbaijan ‘not in favor’ of EU integration
Azerbaijan is not in favor of integration to the European Union, but supports mutually beneficial cooperation with this organization, said Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations.
13:21 05 December
Azerbaijan brings energy security to Europe – MP
Getting closer to the European Union, Azerbaijan pursues strategic purposes, said Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations.
12:14 05 December
European Parliament urges more progress in Brexit talks
The European Parliament on Wednesday said sufficient progress had not yet been made in the Brexit deal, especially over rights of citizens and the situation of Ireland, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:16 30 November