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
President Ilham Aliyev inaugurates new administrative building of Narimanov District Court
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of a new administrative building of the Narimanov District Court.
10:47 21 June
Erdogan slams opposition CHP leader for 'justice' march
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday criticized the leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) over a protest march from Ankara to Istanbul after a party deputy got 25 years in prison for espionage, APA reports quoting AA.
21:42 17 June
Turkey summons US ambassador over arrest warrants
Turkey summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara, John Bass, to the Foreign Office on Thursday after American authorities issued arrest warrants for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
01:10 16 June
486 human traffickers brought to justice in 12 years – department chief
The fight against human trafficking has always been a sensitive issue for Azerbaijan, said Chief of the Main Department on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings at the Ministry of Internal Affairs Heydar Heydarov.
10:59 12 June
Turkish leader backs Qatar amid diplomatic row
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would stand by Qatar amid a diplomatic row engulfing the Gulf state, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:07 10 June
Ministry: Burial site of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex undergoing erosion
The burial site of the Guba Genocide Memorial Complex is undergoing erosion, Aziz Garalov, head of a geological planning expedition of the National Geological Exploration Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, told APA.
14:12 08 June
US condemns attacks in Tehran, extends condolences to Iranians
The United States condemned the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran and extended condolences to the Iranian people in the wake of the violence, the US Department of State said in a statement on Wednesday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
22:19 07 June
Members appointed at Supervisory Board of Fund of State Support for Development of Mass Media
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on appointment of members of the Supervisory Board of the Fund of State Support for Mass Media under the Azerbaijani President.
19:04 05 June
Azerbaijan increases number of deputy justice ministers
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree on increasing the number of deputy ministers of justice, APA reported.
19:02 05 June
APA Holding, ASAN radio sign MoU for cooperation
ASAN Radio Department of the Innovations Center LLC under the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and APA Holding LLC have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation.
17:46 26 May
Azerbaijani president approves Regulation on 'Subsidized housing' system
The Cabinet of Ministers is to prepare proposals on conformation of Azerbaijani President’s acts to this decree and submit to the president within three months. The Cabinet is also to provide conformation of its normative legal acts to this decree and inform the president within three months, control conformation of normative legal acts of the central executive bodies to this decree and inform the president within five months and solve other issues arising from the decree.
18:31 24 May
MFA comments on anti-Azerbaijani article published in Russian state news agency
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev has commented on Armenian author Gevorg Mirzayan’s article (Кавказский псевдотриумвират: почему не будет оси Баку — Тбилиси — Анкара) published by Russia’s state news agency RIA Novosti.
16:08 23 May
Russian State Social University expresses concern over VAK liquidation
The Russian State Social University has appealed to the country’s Justice Ministry over the liquidation of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK), the State Committee of Azerbaijan on Work with Diaspora told APA.
13:19 23 May
Azerbaijan says hopes for proper consideration of VAK appeal
Azerbaijan hopes the appeal filed by the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) will be considered properly and the issue will be resolved positively, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev said on Thursday.
18:52 18 May
MP: Certain circles in Russia do not want to take Azerbaijan’s interests into account
The liquidation of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) is one of the last examples of Russia’s attitude towards Azerbaijan, Fazil Mustafa, Azerbaijani MP, Chairman of the Great Establishment Party told APA.
18:43 17 May
Int’l seminar on human trafficking awareness kicks off in Vienna
An international seminar, entitled “Mass media and raising public awareness of human trafficking,” kicked off in Austria’s capital Vienna on May 17.
15:00 17 May
Baku says VAK liquidation can negatively affect Russia’s mediatory role in Karabakh settlement
The liquidation of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (VAK) against the backdrop of the Russian president's policy aimed at developing relations between ethnic communities and their more active participation in the country’s socio-political life is a source of great regret and surprise, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev said in his interview to APA.
15:30 16 May