Jazzman Isfar Sarabski raises the roof in Reims
Now in its third edition, the Sunnyside Jazz Festival in Reims – produced by Jazzus Productions – is rapidly evolving into one of the foremost French showcases for the world’s great jazz musicians. Established with the “desire to open the public to various original forms of music” and to prove that “jazz is a living music”, the festival constantly pushes the boundaries between different genres of jazz and what is considered by many to fall under the criteria of ‘jazz’. This was particularly evident on the afternoon of 5 November, which featured two groundbreaking musicians.
18:30 06 November
Britain's ruling Conservatives suspend lawmaker, refer his case to police
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party has suspended a lawmaker over what it said were serious allegations, a step that could undermine the authority of her minority government as Britain seeks to iron out a Brexit deal with the European Union, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:16 04 November
Some 700 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, 23 found dead
Rescuers pulled 700 boat migrants to safety in the Mediterranean and found 23 bodies during one operation on Friday, an Italian coastguard spokesman said, the second loss of multiple lives recorded in the area so far this week, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:35 04 November
The strategic importance of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway was discussed at the prestigious US radio
A well-known US broadcaster, John Batcelor Show interviewed Elin Suleymanov, the Azerbaijani ambassador to the United States on the occasion of the official opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in the United States told APA.
07:43 03 November
Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran's 'number one enemy'
The United States is Iran’s “number one enemy” and Tehran will never succumb to Washington’s pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Thursday.
17:27 02 November
Seven bodies found in migrant boat off Libya
The bodies of seven migrants were discovered on Wednesday in a boat adrift off Libya while around 900 people were saved in operations in the southern Mediterranean, Italy’s coastguard said.
05:00 02 November
Lavrov: Russia needs legal guarantees to extend Turkish Stream gas pipeline to EU soil
Russia will be ready to start work on extending the Turkish Stream gas pipeline to the territory of the European Union only after it gets legal guarantees from the EU, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday, APA reported citing TASS.
14:30 31 October
EU says talks with Azerbaijan on new deal ongoing intensively
Negotiations between the European Union and Azerbaijan on a new partnership agreement are going on well and intensively, Kestutis Jankauskas, head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, said on Tuesday, APA reported.
13:11 31 October
German parties start to find common ground in coalition talks
The parties that are considering joining forces in Germany’s next government found common ground in talks on education and digital infrastructure on Monday, but remain far apart on issues that provoked stormy clashes among them last week, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:54 30 October
Croatia sets timeframe to adopt euro currency
The European Union's latest member, Croatia, aims to be part of the bloc's exchange rate mechanism by 2020, the country's prime minister said on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:21 30 October
EU says opening of BTK 'a major step' in transport interconnections
The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway is a major step in transport interconnections linking the European Union, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Central Asia, said a statement from the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan.
17:13 30 October
Date of next round of talks on new EU-Azerbaijan agreement announced
The next round of talks on the comprehensive agreement between Azerbaijan and the European Union (EU) will be held on November 6-7 in Brussels, Head of Political, Economics and Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Denis Daniilidis told APA on Monday.
14:39 30 October
Hungary Vetoes NATO-Ukraine Summit
Hungary announced that it will block Ukraine’s aspirations to integrate into NATO over a law that forces all Ukrainians study in a single language, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
06:47 29 October
Turkey says Catalan independence declaration 'wrong'
Turkey's EU Minister Omer Celik has said the Catalan Parliament’s decision to declare independence from Spain is "wrong", and Turkey will continue to support Spain's territorial integrity, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:28 28 October
Europe rejects Catalonia's independence
European governments have sharply criticized the Catalan Parliament’s decision to declare independence from Spain and announced that they would not recognize it, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:05 28 October
EU needs Turkey more, says bloc’s ex-enlargement chief
The European Union's former commissioner for enlargement on Thursday criticized the decade-long accession negotiations for Turkey to become a member of the bloc, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
05:29 27 October
EU-Azerbaijan talks on new deal should be completed in next couple of months – Johannes Hahn
The talks on the new partnership agreement between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan should be completed in a couple of months, said Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.
18:30 26 October
EU hopes for compromise in adopting declaration of upcoming Eastern Partnership summit
The European Union hopes a compromise will be achieved during the adoption of the declaration at the Eastern Partnership summit to be held in Brussels, said Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.
18:23 26 October
Iran says defense capabilities not negotiable amid U.S. pressure
Iran’s defense capabilities are not negotiable, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday in remarks made previously but which now come amid increased pressure from the U.S. government over Tehran’s ballistic missile program.
06:07 26 October
U.N. nuclear chief to visit Iran this weekend
The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog will visit Iran on Sunday for talks with senior officials there, as opposition from the United States threatens to undermine an international accord to curtail Iran’s nuclear program, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:39 25 October