EU renews Ukraine-related sanctions
Baku – APA. The European Union is extending for six months the sanctions targeting people and entities involved in what the EU considers Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, the Associated Press reports.
16:10 15 September
Slovenia’s Aleksander Ceferin elected UEFA president
Baku – APA. Slovenian football federation head Aleksander Ceferin was elected on Wednesday new president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), TASS agency reported.
14:49 14 September
Azerbaijani president receives credentials of Dutch ambassador - UPDATED
Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Azerbaijan, Onno Kervers on September 14.
14:26 14 September
EU should be stronger 'militarily' - Juncker
Baku – APA. Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Commission president, said in a major speech Wednesday that the 28-nation organization should be stronger militarily, ABC news reported.
13:19 14 September
Germany's Steinmeier against new integration push by EU
Baku-APA. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Tuesday said the European Union lacked the cohesion to undertake major new integration steps after Britain's vote to leave the bloc, but also warned against efforts to unwind the current EU structure, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:27 14 September
Ukraine says prepared to hold 'good faith' talks with Russia on $3 billion debt
Baku-APA. Ukraine said on Monday it was ready to hold talks in good faith with Russia regarding a dispute over a $3 billion bond that has become yet another sore point between the former allies since Ukraine sought closer ties with the European Union, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:05 13 September
France, Germany to launch joint military headquarters
Baku-APA. France and Germany are reportedly planning to launch a joint military headquarters aimed at the eventual unification of all the European Union’s armies, APA reports quoting Press TV.
05:32 11 September
Venezuela opposition says blocked from meeting near summit
Baku-APA. The jailed leader of a Kurdish militant group will be allowed a visit from a family member during a Muslim holiday next week, the state-run Anadolu Agency said Saturday, quoting a security official, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:26 11 September
Iranian opposition group in Iraq resettled to Albania
Baku-APA. The remaining members of an exiled Iranian opposition group based in Iraq for decades left on Friday for resettlement in Albania following several attacks on their camps in recent years, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:28 10 September
Minister: We share same ideas with EU as to diversification of gas exports to Europe - INTERVIEW
19:33 09 September
Greek government earns political dividend by DESFA privatization – minister
The minister considers that the EU is not a party creating difficulties in DESFA privatization: “They only said must research whether or not this procedure is contrary to the requirements of the Third Energy Package. But we explain that SOCAR is not a monopolist. Because we don’t own 100% of transporting gas. You know that gas belong to all consortiums. On the other side, we don’t own 100% of transportation system either. In other word, SOCAR has not 100% equity in any project. New Greek government creates difficulties. They try to have political dividend. This tendency continues today. We are yet analyzing the situation. You know that after amendments, DESFA shares went down twice”.
16:33 09 September
EU summit must get common future under control: Tusk
Baku-APA. European Council President Donald Tusk said here Thursday next week's European Union (EU) summit in Bratislava has to re-establish political control over the bloc's common future after the Brexit vote in Britain, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
02:30 09 September
British PM May says will not reveal hand on Brexit prematurely
Baku-APA. Britain must take time to consider what its post-Brexit relationship with the European Union will look like and will not reveal its hand ahead of time, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:07 08 September
Poland wants to take responsibility for EU future, show model for reforms
Baku-APA. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo stated that the European Union should be reformed to meet the needs of the Europeans, but not the continent's elites, to increase the role of national parliaments and return the EU institutions back to their responsibilities described in EU documents, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:21 06 September
EU urges Ukraine to boost gas stocks ahead of cold season
Baku-APA. Visiting European Commission Vice President on energy policy Maros Sefcovic on Friday has urged Ukraine to boost its natural gas stocks to smoothly run through the upcoming cold season, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
03:11 03 September
Somali government recruits troops amid terror attacks
Baku-APA. Somalia’s government is recruiting more soldiers following deadly bomb attacks in its capital, Mogadishu, APA reports quoting AA.
00:29 02 September
Gabon's President Bongo re-elected, parliament set on fire
Baku-APA. Demonstrators in Gabon clashed with police and set part of the parliament building on fire on Wednesday amid anger among opposition supporters over President Ali Bongo's re-election in polls that his main rival, Jean Ping, claimed to have won, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:02 01 September
Donald Trump to meet Mexican president
Baku-APA. U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he plans to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, hours before outlining his proposals for cracking down on illegal immigration, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:45 31 August
Georgia, Azerbaijan to enjoy favorable transport corridor after BTK commissioned
Georgia. Nizami Mammadzade – APA. Georgia and Azerbaijan will have a favorable transport corridor after the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is put into operation, said Georgian Foreign Minister Miikheil Janelidze.
17:12 29 August
Armenia still a Russian colony: The Huffington Post
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Armenia remains one of the poorest countries in the former Soviet Union, said human rights activist Armine Sahakyan in her article published by The Huffington Post.
12:10 26 August