UN secretary-general: Gender inequality and discrimination against women harms us all
We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his message on international women’s day, APA reports.
17:17 07 March
OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission to start working in Azerbaijan on March 8
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will start working in Azerbaijan on March 8, said Mazahir Panahov, Chairman of the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC), APA reports.
11:48 07 March
International nuclear fusion project seeks reversal of Trump budget cuts
An international project to build a nuclear fusion reactor in France that would start generating electricity in 17 years will face delays if Trump administration cuts are not reversed in a few months, the head of the venture said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:33 07 March
Trump, Swedish PM clash over looming metals tariffs
President Donald Trump and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven clashed Tuesday over Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, APA reportrs quoting CNN.
02:29 07 March
Turkey’s Erdogan comments on U.S. threat of sanctions
If Europe had kept its promises, Turkey would have become a member of the European Union, and if the US had made the right choice about Afrin, the reality today would have been different, said Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
14:02 06 March
EU eyes tax on tech giants closer to 2 percent than 6 percent of revenue
The European Union this month will unveil plans to tax large global tech companies’ revenue at a rate in the 2-to-6-percent range, though more likely closer to 2 than to 6 percent, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in a newspaper interview, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:28 04 March
Trump threatens tax on European cars
US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a tax on European cars if the European Union raises tariffs or introduces new barriers to the US companies doing business in Europe, APA reports citing USANews
03:32 04 March
EU, U.S. officials plan Berlin talks on Iran nuclear deal: source
European and U.S. officials are planning to meet in Berlin in March for talks on Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a German Foreign Ministry source said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:41 01 March
Facebook says finds no new evidence Russia interfered in Brexit referendum
Facebook Inc has told a British parliamentary committee that further investigations have found no new evidence that Russia used social media to interfere in the June 2016 referendum in which Britain voted to leave the European Union, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:07 01 March
Congress of European Azerbaijanis holding session in Amsterdam
An extraordinary session of the Congress of European Azerbaijanis kicked off in Amsterdam on Tuesday.
14:10 27 February
Requiem concert dedicated to Khojaly genocide held in Amsterdam
A concert-requiem dedicated to the Khojaly genocide was held in Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, with the support of the European Azerbaijanis Congress, the State Committee for Work with the Diaspora, with the participation of local musicians on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, APA reports.
01:20 27 February
U.S. ready to open Jerusalem embassy in May: State Department
The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:09 24 February
EU leaders agree to spend more on migration, defense, security
European Union leaders agreed on Friday to spend more on common defense and security policy, as well as on “fighting illegal migration” in their next long-term budget after Britain leaves the bloc, the chairman of EU leaders, Donald Tusk, said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:38 23 February
U.S. expects to open Jerusalem embassy in May, officials say
The United States is expected to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:53 23 February
European Parliament preparing statement on Khojaly genocide
The European Parliament is preparing a statement on the Khojaly genocide, Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker said at a plenary session on Friday, APA reports.
12:45 23 February
Baku reacts to Armenian foreign minister’s statement
Armenia’s foreign minister in his statement was engaged in distortion of real facts of Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the norms and principles of international law, as well as Helsinki Final Act and put forward absurd allegations against Azerbaijan, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA.
14:27 22 February
Britain wants to discuss length of Brexit transition with EU
Britain wants to discuss the length of any post-Brexit transition period with the European Union, but believes that around two years should be enough time to prepare “new processes” and “new systems”, according to a draft paper, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:56 21 February
FM Mammadyarov: Dialogue must be established between Armenian and Azerbaijani communities of Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received a delegation led by EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar on Feb. 20.
18:49 20 February
Azerbaijani MFA comments on Armenian president’s congratulatory message to illegal regime in Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev has commented on the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s congratulatory message addressed to the illegal regime established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.
17:55 20 February
More than 300 migrants intercepted in boats off Libya: coastguard
The Libyan coastguard said 324 migrants were picked up on Monday trying to leave the North African country on board two rubber boats, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:45 20 February