Some MEPs intended to undermine Azerbaijan-EU ties: MP Seyidov
Some members of the European Parliament intended to undermine Azerbaijan-EU ties, Samad Seyidov, Azerbaijani MP, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations, said on Tuesday, APA reported.
14:00 14 February
Azerbaijani SEC presents its first int’l project
The State Examination Center of Azerbaijan (SEC) held an event on Tuesday to present its new twinning project titled “Support to the continuation of reforms in the civil service system of Azerbaijan”.
12:51 14 February
Azerbaijan prepares bill on prevention of int’l crimes and punishment of perpetrators
Azerbaijani Parliament has prepared a new bill “On prevention of international crimes and punishment of their perpetrators”.
11:51 10 February
UK parliament gives PM May power to trigger Brexit
Prime Minister Theresa May won approval from parliament's lower chamber on Wednesday to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union, defeating attempts by pro-EU lawmakers to attach extra conditions to her plan to start divorce talks by March 31, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:46 09 February
Scottish parliament votes overwhelmingly against Brexit bill
The Scottish parliament, in a symbolic motion, voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to reject Britain’s march towards the EU exit, with the semi-autonomous government warning Scotland would not be “humiliated”, APA reports.
02:29 08 February
European Parliament to debate increasing Russian influence in South Caucasus
The European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Security and Defense will today hold a debate on the increasing Russian influence in the South Caucasus.
12:00 06 February
European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Georgian citizens
Today is the final stretch of a long marathon Georgia has been running for years: starting in spring, Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free to most countries of the European Union, APA reported citing agenda.ge.
15:31 02 February
Albanian prime minister sacks outspoken justice minister
Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama fired outspoken Justice Minister Ylli Manjani on Monday, saying he wanted to cooperate better with parliament to push through judicial reforms, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:15 30 January
Moldova ready to raise Khojaly genocide with Azerbaijan in int’l organizations: lawmaker
Moldova stands ready to bring up the Khojaly genocide with Azerbaijan before international organizations, Moldovan lawmaker, Vice-President of the parliamentary Commission for foreign policy and European integration Sergiu Stati, told APA on Monday.
16:25 30 January
Belgian parliament fails to pass resolution on lifting of anti-Russia sanctions
The foreign affairs committee of the lower house of the Belgian federal parliament rejected resolution calling on the Belgian government to initiate in the European Union the lifting of anti-Russia sanctions, author of the resolution Aldo Carcaci told Sputnik on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:17 24 January
Azerbaijan develops bill changing mechanism for implementing decisions on protection of human rights and freedoms
Azerbaijan has developed a bill changing the mechanism for implementing decisions of interstate bodies for the protection of human rights and freedoms.
17:45 24 January
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan’s stance on Karabakh conflict settlement backed by int’l law
Azerbaijan’s stance on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is backed by international law, said Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev.
17:55 23 January
Britain to leave EU market as May sets 'hard Brexit' course
Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world's largest trading bloc, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:29 18 January
Antonio Tajani to be next European Parliament head
00:31 18 January
Latvia’s stance on Karabakh conflict remains unchanged, says ambassador
Latvia’s stance on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains unchanged, Juris Maklakovs, Latvia’s ambassador to Azerbaijan, said in his interview with APA TV.
18:49 17 January
European Parliament to elect new president on Tuesday
To win, any of the seven contenders for the highest post in the 751-seat Parliament needs to get an absolute majority. If none manages to obtain the necessary support following three rounds, the fourth round will see two most popular candidates competing simply for the highest number of votes, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:44 17 January
EU parliament committee approves vise-free regime with Georgia
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament on Thursday approved visa-free access to the bloc for Georgia.
13:49 12 January
Poland's anti-government protest leader deals blow to opposition
The leader of Poland's anti-government protest movement acknowledged on Thursday taking money from the organization, dealing a blow to the parliamentary opposition, but he said the funds were for contract work he had carried out, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:30 06 January
New UN Secretary-General takes office
António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017, the UN Baku Office told APA.
11:37 03 January
Turkey to 'never give up' on efforts for EU membership
Turkey will never step back from its efforts to become an EU member despite Europe’s lack of support for Ankara in its fight against terrorism, ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party deputy chairman said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:17 29 December