Azerbaijan urges OIC countries to limit all forms of co-op with Armenia
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has urged the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to make every effort to support the measures to end Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan, avoid illegal economic and other activities in the occupied Azerbaijani territories, limit all forms of cooperation with Armenia.
11:08 20 September
Russian Supreme Court rejects appeal of All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress
Russian Supreme Court’s board of appeals on Tuesday rejected the appeal filed by the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) and upheld the decision on the organization’s liquidation, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
13:26 19 September
Lapshin attempts suicide under pretext of delayed extradition: Penitentiary Service
Alexander Lapshin has made a suicide attempt under the pretext of delayed extradition, the Penitentiary Service of Azerbaijan’s Justice Ministry told APA.
15:50 11 September
Lawyer: No appeal from Israel over Lapshin’s extradition
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Justice received no appeal from the Israeli government over the extradition of blogger Alexander Lapshin, sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan, his lawyer Edward Chernin told APA.
11:21 06 September
Latvian Cabinet backs bill banning face veils in public places
22:20 22 August
Former Afghan police chief jailed on corruption charges
A former police chief in the southern province of Helmand was jailed for three years on Saturday for corruption, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
22:20 12 August
President signs order on application of law "On the rules of conduct of the members of the Milli Majlis"
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on the application of the law "On the rules of conduct of the deputies of the Milli Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan."
01:09 08 August
The number of people released from arrest has increased by 28% over the past year in Azerbaijan
The number of people released from arrest has increased in Azerbaijan, it was announced at a collegial meeting of the Ministry of Justice, chaired by Minister Fikret Mammadov, APA reports.
00:30 28 July
Lapshin appeals to Azerbaijani Justice Ministry for his extradition to Israel
Attorney Edward Chernin has met with blogger Alexander Lapshin, who is in prison.
15:39 27 July
Justice Ministry: Lapshin’s request for his extradition to Israel may be considered
Alexander Lapshin’s request for his extradition to Israel may be considered when the verdict on him comes into effect, Justice Ministry spokesperson Faiq Gurbanov told APA, noting that every convict has the right to make such a request.
18:10 26 July
Azerbaijan sets rules for foreign donors giving grants to public legal entities
The Cabinet of Ministers has amended the rules for foreign donors obtaining the right to give grants in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, APA reported.
12:20 22 July
Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months
The parliament on Monday ratified the Prime Ministry’s motion to extend the ongoing state of emergency in the country for another three months, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:45 17 July
Turkish Security Council to consider state of emergency extension in Turkey
The Turkish Security Council will consider the extension of the state of emergency in the country, which was first introduced after the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, APA reports.
07:56 16 July
VAK liquidation won’t affect Russia-Azerbaijan relations – ambassador
The liquidation of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) will not affect Russia-Azerbaijan relations in any way, Russian ambassador to Azerbaijan Vladimir Dorokhin said on Friday, APA reported.
11:03 14 July
Group of foreign students in Azerbaijan adopts appeal regarding provocation against civilians in Fuzuli district
A group of foreign students in Azerbaijan has adopted an appeal regarding the provocation against civilians in Alkhanly village, Fuzuli district, the Education Ministry told APA.
14:25 07 July
Arizona state representative sends letter to Armenian president over killing of two-year-old Zahra
Member of the House of Representative of the US State of Arizona Donald Shooter has sent an open letter to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan over the killing of Sahiba Guliyeva (born in 1976) and her two-year-old granddaughter Zahra Guliyeva as a result of shelling of Azerbaijan’s Alkhanli village by Armenians on July 4.
11:10 06 July
3 Turkish soldiers wounded in counter-terror operation
Three soldiers were wounded Friday in an anti-terror operation that targeted the PKK in the eastern province of Bingol, a security source said, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:15 24 June
France's Macron taps newcomers for reshuffle as conservatives split
French President Emmanuel Macron put a group of relative unknowns, some from outside politics, into ministerial roles on Wednesday to replace those that left under a cloud just weeks into his tenure, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:05 22 June
Justice Ministry comments on lawyers’ statement about Akif Chovdarov’s health
Qualified doctors and medical experts of the Justice Ministry’s Main Medical Department have always been sensitive about the issue related to the health condition of Akif Chovdarov, the imprisoned former head of the main energy and transport security directorate under the liquidated Ministry of National Security (MNS), the head of the Justice Ministry’s human rights and public affairs department, Faig Gurbanov, told APA on Wednesday.
16:46 21 June
Justice Ministry: Doctors are closely following Lapshin’s health condition
Doctors and medical experts are closely following the health condition of blogger Alexander Lapshin, who is under arrest in Azerbaijan, the head of the Justice Ministry’s human rights and public affairs department, Faig Gurbanov, told APA.
16:41 21 June