Azerbaijan to appeal to UNESCO over illegal archaeological activity in occupied lands
Azerbaijan will once again raise at UNESCO the issue of illegal archaeological activity in its occupied territories, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, told APA on Friday.
17:40 24 February
Heads of Azerbaijan’s religious confessions congratulate Mehriban Aliyeva
Heads of Azerbaijan’s religious confessions have sent a congratulatory letter to Mehriban Aliyeva on her appointment as First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, the Caucasian Muslims Office told APA.
18:02 21 February
President: Mehriban Aliyeva has been playing important role in Azerbaijan’s socio-political life for years
Mehriban Aliyeva, for many years, has been playing an important and active role in the socio-political and cultural life of Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
14:57 21 February
Mehriban Aliyeva appointed first vice-president of Azerbaijan
Mehriban Aliyeva has been appointed first vice-president of Azerbaijan upon President Ilham Aliyev’s order.
12:27 21 February
Russia releases footage of wide damage at Syria's Palmyra - VIDEO
The Syrian Army, backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, is advancing on the ancient city of Palmyra occupied by ISIL. The city is less than 20 kilometers away, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday, APA reported citing Sputnik International.
16:21 13 February
Russian envoy to Azerbaijan shares memories of assassinated ambassador Andrey Karlov
The fact that Andrey Karlov had been appointed ambassador to Turkey, a country of huge importance to Russia, explains a few things, Russia’s ambassador to Azerbaijan, Vladimir Dorokhin, told reporters on Tuesday.
18:29 20 December
MP: Azerbaijan sees dialogue with Israel as platform to raise Palestinian issue
Azerbaijan is not the only Muslim country seeking to develop bilateral relations with Israel, Azerbaijani MP Bakhtiyar Aliyev, who is a member of the Azerbaijan-Israel interparliamentary working group, told APA.
18:41 13 December
Azerbaijan comments on Armenian media reports on Lavash
Armenian officials have made provocative statements after the Lavash flatbread-making tradition was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka”.
19:00 07 December
Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs mull Karabakh conflict settlement
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said he discussed with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Baku the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and regional issues.
12:53 03 December
Lavash enters UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Lavash, a traditional thin flatbread, has been officially added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka,” Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told APA.
12:07 01 December
Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Baku-APA. Warm seas around Australia's Great Barrier Reef have killed two-thirds of a 700-km (435 miles) stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever recorded on the World Heritage site, scientists who surveyed the reef said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:08 29 November
Azerbaijan eyes legal actions against foreign researchers working in occupied lands
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Azerbaijan is considering taking legal actions in accordance with the country’s legislation with regard to a group of foreign researchers illegally conducting archaeological excavations in the Azykh Cave in the Armenia-occupied territories of Azerbaijan, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA on Monday.
15:08 28 November
Azerbaijani chalet opens for second consecutive year at Mulhouse’s legendary Christmas market
Baku – APA. For the second consecutive year, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organised an Azerbaijani chalet at the legendary Christmas market in Mulhouse, in the Alsace region of France, following a successful first edition in 2015.
16:06 26 November
Azerbaijani spirit headlines at EFG London Jazz Festival
Baku – APA. Internationally-acclaimed Azerbaijani pianist Elchin Shirinov brought his unique approach to jazz to the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival on 18 November, in a concert supported by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).
12:45 25 November
Yvonne Botto biography presented at UNESCO headquarters under banner of multiculturalism
Baku – APA. On 21 November, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) in collaboration with Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO presented the book “La vie rêvée d’Yvonne Botto” (The Dreamlife of Yvonne Botto) released by TEAS Press publishing house, at the headquarters of UNESCO, in heart of Paris.
14:45 23 November
5th News Agencies World Congress underway in Baku
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. A panel session titled “Training journalists for a multi-media future” was held within the framework of the 5th News Agencies World Congress in Baku Nov.17.
12:57 17 November
UNESCO chief thanks Azerbaijani president for his media initiatives
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. In a video message to the 5th News Agencies World Congress and the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) in Baku Nov. 16, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova expressed gratitude to Azerbaijan’s president for his initiatives in the sphere of media.
11:22 16 November
Baku hosts 5th News Agencies World Congress and 16th General Assembly of OANA
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Azerbaijan hosts the 5th News Agencies World Congress, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) and the 22nd session of the Council of CIS Heads of News Agencies November 16.
10:06 16 November
Every day Azerbaijani people feel consequences of Armenian occupation, says minister
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Every day the people of Azerbaijan feel the consequences of the Armenian occupation, said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.
11:27 10 November
Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions
Baku-APA. Israel on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to UNESCO for consultations after the U.N. culture body adopted a second resolution in two weeks that Israeli leaders said ignored Judaism's connection with one of Jerusalem's holiest sites, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:02 27 October