Pedro Agramunt receives honorary doctorate from Russian higher school
Former president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Pedro Agramunt became the first Spaniard to receive an honorary doctorate from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
15:48 18 October
Approach to Iran exposes growing irritation between U.S. and allies
Just before President Trump announced on Friday that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron called his counterpart in Tehran to offer reassurance, Macron’s office said in a statement. No matter what Trump said, he told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Europe would continue to back the agreement, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
05:31 15 October
U.S. considers Azerbaijan key partner in fight against terrorism: Pentagon
The United States considers Azerbaijan an important partner in the fight against terrorism, Laura Cooper, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, who is on a visit to Baku, told reporters on Thursday, APA reported.
17:49 12 October
US addicted to imposing sanctions but Iran is immunized: Zarif
Amid US President Donald Trump’s threats to pull out of the historic nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is addicted to imposing sanctions but after four decades of such bans Iran is invulnerable, APA reports quoting Press TV.
23:46 07 October
Azerbaijani State Committee against children’s involuntary involvement in religious ceremonies
Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs has made a statement expressing objection to children’s involuntary involvement in religious ceremonies in the country.
16:52 03 October
Azerbaijan, Russia discuss fight against terrorism
Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev on Friday met with Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev who is on a visit to Baku, APA reported citing TASS.
18:38 29 September
Amendments envisaging decriminalization for use, possession of drugs in Azerbaijan considered ‘unacceptable’
Vusal Isayev, head of the legal services section of the department for work with law-enforcement bodies at Azerbaijan’s Presidential Administration, has commented on the views of the representatives of the Supreme Court and the Prosecutor General’s Office regarding the newly proposed amendments to the Criminal Code that envisage decriminalization for the use and possession of drugs in the country.
16:08 29 September
Azerbaijani parliament begins public hearings on amendments proposed by president to Criminal Code
Public hearings started at the Azerbaijani Parliament in connection with the amendments proposed by the country’s president to the Criminal Code.
13:01 29 September
The meeting between Erdogan and Putin lasted more than one and a half hours
Negotiations of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan lasted more than an hour and a half, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
22:35 28 September
Dagestan leader Ramazan Abdulatipov writes resignation letter
Head of the Dagestan Republic of the Russian Federation Ramazan Abdulatipov will leave his post as part of a new wave of resignation of governors, a source told RBK.
13:35 27 September
Venezuela opposition boycotts talks with Maduro government
Venezuela’s opposition has announced that it will not attend planned talks with a government delegation in the Dominican Republic, saying the other side has failed to meet its promises regarding human rights and elections, APA reports quoting Press TV.
00:22 27 September
Baku holding extreme “Mübarizlər” contest for 1st time
The extreme “Mübarizlər” contest is being held in Baku for the first time.
16:45 23 September
Turkey: Kurdish referendum threatens national security
A Kurdish independence referendum is illegitimate and poses a direct threat to Turkey's national security and Iraq's territorial integrity and national unity, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said late Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:39 23 September
Turkish council warns against northern Iraq referendum
Turkey’s National Security Council warned northern Iraq on Friday against holding a referendum on independence, saying such a move would create “grave results”, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:23 22 September
Azerbaijan to grant status of state body to Judicial-Legal Council
The Judicial-Legal Council in Azerbaijan will receive the status of state body.
13:30 19 September
Putin has not yet announced his participation in 2018 election – Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet announced his decision to participate in the 2018 presidential race, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday, APA’s Moscow correspondent reported.
16:14 12 September
Trump Jr. to testify privately to Senate committee on Thursday: aides
President Donald Trump’s oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Senate aides said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:12 07 September
Trump ends DACA immigrant program for minors
President Donald Trump has decided to end his predecessor's program to shield from deportation children brought to this country illegally, the nation's top law enforcement official said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
22:15 05 September
White House petition aims to declare George Soros a terrorist
Tens of thousands of American citizens have signed a petition that calls on the US President Donald Trump to declare billionaire George Soros a terrorist and to seize all his assets, Press TV reported.
11:06 02 September
Venezuela's Maduro seeks to capitalize on Trump's military threat
While U.S. Vice President Mike Pence travels to Latin America tamping down concern over his boss's threat of possible military action in Venezuela, the country's leader Nicolas Maduro sought to capitalize on local outrage by holding an "anti-imperialist" protest on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:30 15 August