APA Information Agency celebrates 13th anniversary
Today, on November 16, the Azeri Press Agency (APA) celebrates its 13th anniversary.
00:01 16 November
Azerbaijan creates Food Security Institute
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on ensuring the activity of the Food Security Agency, APA reports.
21:32 13 November
Turkey, US discuss mutual legal assistance
Turkey’s justice minister discussed mutual legal assistance in judicial matters with his U.S. counterpart late Tuesday, according to justice ministry sources, APA reports quoting AA.
06:43 08 November
PKK supporters clash with German police; 5 arrested - VIDEO
German police used tear gas to disperse crowds during a pro-PKK rally on Saturday in the the northern city of Dusseldorf, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
23:53 04 November
Fazil Gurbanov: In case of negative decision, we eye to create new organization in place of ARAC - INTERVIEW
APA presents interview with President of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (ARAC), Prof. Fazil Gurbanov
17:32 02 November
All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress submits complaint to Presidium of Russian Supreme Court against decision on its liquidation
A lawyer of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress has submitted a complaint to the Presidium of Russia’s Supreme Court against the decisions of the first instance court and the Board of Appeals on the Justice Ministry’s decision on the liquidation of the organization, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
15:09 02 November
Recent prisoner escape discussed at Azerbaijani Justice Ministry’s collegium meeting
The recent incident of prisoner escape was discussed at the collegium meeting of Azerbaijan’s Justice Ministry on Wednesday.
16:54 01 November
Six dead after ambush on Malian High Court's president
Five Malian soldiers and one civilian were killed in central Mali on Tuesday during an ambush on a convoy of the president of the High Court of Justice, the defense ministry said in a statement, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:31 01 November
Employees of Azerbaijani Penitentiary Service arrested over prisoner escape face additional charge
An additional charge has filed against three employees of the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary Service who was arrested over the escape of two detainees during transportation to Baku.
15:04 31 October
Azerbaijan Penitentiary Service: One of escapees captured
Ali Aghami (born in 1989), one of the two convicts who escaped while being transferred to Baku on October 23, has today been captured in his hometown Shirvan, the Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary Service told APA.
17:28 26 October
Azerbaijani Penitentiary Service sacks convoy battalion commander and nine others after prisoner escape
A group of employees the Penitentiary Service of Azerbaijan’s Justice Ministry has been dismissed due to the escape of prisoners, reads a joint statement by the Prosecutor General‘s Office and Ministry of Justice.
18:38 25 October
Azerbaijani Justice Ministry, Prosecutor General’s Office issue joint statement on prisoner escape
Azerbaijan’s Justice Ministry and the Prosecutor General’s Office have issued a joint statement on the recent incident of prisoner escape.
18:30 25 October
Lotu Guli released
Prisoner Nadir Salifov, who is known under a pseudonym Lotu Guli, was released from prison today, APA reported.
19:31 24 October
Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office initiates criminal case against two escaped convicts - UPDATED-2
The Investigative Department on Grave Crimes under the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office has initiated a criminal case under Articles 304.2 (runaway from a place of imprisonment, from place of arrest or from place of guard) and 308.2 (abusing official powers) against the two convicts who escaped from a special purpose train carriage running on the Baku-Astara-Baku railroad.
15:20 23 October
Inmate dies of illness in Azerbaijan
Inmate Elkhan Farkhadov, 65, has died in a treatment facility of the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary service after an illness, APA reported.
11:33 23 October
Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months
The parliament on Tuesday extended the ongoing state of emergency in Turkey for three more months, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:59 17 October
Azerbaijani president approves regulations of Cabinet of Ministers Office
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the rules for the work of the Cabinet of Ministers and the regulations of the Office of the Cabinet of Ministers.
18:47 10 October
Plenary session of Scientific and Advisory Council under CIS ATC kicks off in Baku - UPDATED
The 7th regional expert consultation of representatives of law enforcement authorities, special services agencies of CIS countries and an expanded plenary session of the Scientific and Advisory Council under the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center (ATC) kicked off in Baku on Oct. 5, APA reported.
11:10 05 October
AIDS, HIV and other diseases detected in 32 people detained in Baku
Based on numerous requests from citizens, 83 people were detained in Baku as a result of the measures taken by the city’s Main Police Office on Sept. 15-30, the Interior Ministry and the Prosecutor General’s Office said in a joint statement on Oct. 2.
16:23 02 October
Chairman of Azerbaijani Supreme Court’s Board for Criminal Cases criticizes some judges
Despite the measures taken, courts in Azerbaijan still tend to issue verdicts on arrests, said Shahin Yusifov, chairman of the Azerbaijani Supreme Court’s Board for Criminal Cases.
15:29 29 September