TEAS Press publishes book titled ‘Students of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic’
The book, co-authored by professors Adalat Tahirzade and Oghuztoghrul Tahirli and prepared for publication by the TEAS Academic Centre for Azerbaijani Studies (TACAS), is about the fate of 120 students sent to foreign countries for education by the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic in January 1920.
18:39 27 May
Director-General of UNESCO congratulates Azerbaijani president on National Holiday
Baku – APA. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO has congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on National Holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan - Republic Day (28 May).
18:33 27 May
Armenia impedes sending of UNESCO fact-finding mission to occupied Azerbaijani territories
He was commenting on the reports that Armenia has turned the Jumah mosque in Azerbaijan’s occupied Aghdam city into a military headquarters.
17:05 26 May
Los Angeles radio interviews Azerbaijan’s Consul General
Baku – APA. On May 19, 2016 the LA Talk LIVE radio aired a full-hour program on Azerbaijan’s music, culture, history and literature. Hosted by famous musicians Ruslan Biryukov (Founder of the Glendale Philarmonic Orchestra) and Frank Fetta (Conductor of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra), the program’s guest was Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev.
10:51 24 May
Logo, brand of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games unveiled
Baku will host the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games on May 12-22, 2017.
15:18 12 May
French PM to visit Israel in bid to relaunch peace process
Baku-APA. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories this month in a bid to relaunch the peace process following the worst flare-up of violence in the Gaza Strip for two years, his office said Tuesday, APA reports quoting AFP.
06:20 11 May
Azerbaijan preparing files for inclusion of dolma cooking traditions in UNESCO list
He made the remarks at the event on 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan's National Culinary Center.
16:25 04 May
Mehriban Aliyeva: Baku forum to contribute to constructive dialogue, mutual understanding
Mehriban Aliyeva said she believes the forum will make a valuable contribution to constructive dialogue and mutual understanding.
15:53 27 April
‘Baku process’ already int’l diplomatic term – Azerbaijani tourism minister
He made the remarks Apr. 27 while speaking at the panel session titled “Baku Process: Responding to New Challenge for Global Intercultural Dialogue” within the framework of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku.
15:06 27 April
UNESCO: Baku to host World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in 2017
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Baku will host the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in 2017, Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education of UNESCO said, addressing the UNAOC Group of Friends High Level Meeting held as part of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku Apr. 26.
19:21 26 April
Russian, Iranian presidents discuss Palmyra victory – Kremlin
Baku – APA. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani held a phone talk, discussing the Syrian army's recent success achieved with the help of Russian aviation, Sputnik International news agency cited the Kremlin press service as saying on Monday.
15:11 28 March
Syria army retakes Palmyra citadel, IS number two 'dead'
Baku-APA. The Islamic State group suffered a double setback in Syria Friday as army troops recaptured parts of the ancient city of Palmyra and the Pentagon said the jihadists' second-in-command was killed in a US raid, APA reports quoting AFP.
22:49 25 March
UN Secretary General: Nowruz unites communities with bonds of goodwill
"I am delighted to offer best wishes for a happy Nowruz to all those celebrating around the world – and to the many others who can benefit from this rich cultural heritage," Ban said in his message on Sunday.
13:09 22 March
Azerbaijan celebrating Novruz holiday
Novruz – literally “New Day” in Persian – is a national holiday symbolizing the arrival of spring, APA reported.
00:00 20 March
Al Qaeda gunmen drank in bar before unleashing Ivory Coast attack
Baku-APA. Gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch drank beer at a beachside bar before launching a shooting rampage at an Ivory Coast resort town that left at least 18 people dead, the group's third major attack in West Africa in four months, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:08 15 March
Multi-award-winning Khojaly documentary Endless Corridor screened at leading Parisian arts hub
The evening commemorated the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.
17:27 10 March
UK, Azerbaijan have fruitful co-op
He pointed out that the Forum provides a good platform for cooperation. “I wish success to the work of the Forum,” read the message.
11:27 10 March
Vice-President of Iran: Most of tourists travel from Azerbaijan and Iraq
Tehran. Suleyman Farzaliyev – APA. “Most of tourists travel from Iraq and Azerbaijan”, Masoud Soltanifar, Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and President of the Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism told APA.
17:53 09 March
President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation: "Our greatest achievement is gaining the respect and trust of the Azerbaijani people"
Baku-APA. "Our activity is multifaceted. Education, culture, youth care, environmental protection and so on. Our greatest achievement over the years is winning the respect and trust of the Azerbaijani people", Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva said at the award ceremony of “Person of the Year” by National Hero Chingiz Mustafayev Foundation and ANS Group of Companies, APA reports.
05:15 02 March
Khojaly victims remembered at the Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris
Baku-APA. On 25 February, a moving classical concert took place amidst the stunning 17th century classical surroundings of Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris – the cathedral for the French armies – in commemoration of the victims of the Khojaly Massacre in 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh that claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992, including 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people. The evening was attended by more than six hundred people, including Senator André Reichardt, President, France–Caucasus Group, French Senate; composer Pierre Thilloy; André Sadry, Secretary, National Association of the Families of the Martyrs of Oradour-sur-Glane, and many Ambassadors, including HE Anar Karimov, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Azerbaijan to UNESCO; HE Anguel Tcholakov, Bulgarian Ambassador to France; HE Homidjon Nazarov, Tajik Ambassador to France; HE Rasa Mikiclaité, Lithuanian Consulate; HE Calixte Madjoulba, Togolese Ambassador to France; HE Patricio Hales Dip, Chilian Ambassador to France; HE Jean-Paul Guevara Avila, Bolivian Ambassador to France; Adil Embarch, Councillor from the Morrocan Embassy to France, and HE Ali Ahani, Iranian Ambassador to France. The concert was organised by the Azerbaijani Embassy to France, the Paris branch of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) Foundation, the Ulduz Association and the Association des Amis de l’Azerbaidjan.
21:05 26 February