Azerbaijani Permanent Representative issues legal opinion in UN
The document entitled “Legal opinion on third party obligations with respect to illegal economic and other activities in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan”, presented by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations were circulated as a document of the General Assembly and the Security Council.
15:04 25 May
Azerbaijani FM meets with UN Secretary General
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres within his visit to New York for attending the events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the country's membership to the organization.
12:20 25 May
China envoy to UN calls for dialogue with N. Korea without presenting conditions
Dialogue with North Korea is the key to reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula and there are no reasons why talks could not begin under present conditions, Jieyi told reporters on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:29 24 May
Islamic Solidarity Games came to a close with a stunning Closing Ceremony at Baku Olympic Stadium - UPDATED-3
Azerbaijan has made history by successfully hosting another high-profile international sporting event – the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Baku experienced a thrilling 10 days of sport and solidarity. With a haul of 75 medals, Azerbaijan topped the overall medal table of the Games. Azerbaijan`s state anthem was played 75 times, the country`s national flag was raised 162 times throughout this multi-sport event.
23:20 22 May
Landmine blast claims 11 lives in Afghanistan
A roadside landmine claimed 11 lives of a family in southeastern Afghanistan on Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:25 19 May
UN official to visit Azerbaijan
Toily Kurbanov, Deputy Executive Coordinator, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme will visit Baku on 22 May, UN Office in Azerbaijan told APA.
10:36 18 May
States should abandon belligerent rhetoric to overcome global stagnation — Putin
All countries need to abandon belligerent rhetoric in order to overcome the stagnation in global development, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday during the One Belt, One Road forum in the Chinese capital Beijing, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:48 14 May
North Korea calls on UN member states to reconsider implementation of sanctions
North Korea calls on the United Nations member states to reconsider the implementation of sanctions imposed on Pyongyang by the UN Security Council, the country’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations said in a statement on Friday, APA reports quoting TASS.
05:05 13 May
U.S. likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe: government officials
The Trump administration is likely to expand a ban on laptops on commercial aircraft to include some European countries, but is reviewing how to ensure lithium batteries stored in luggage holds do not explode in midair, officials briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.
02:02 11 May
Watchdog Group sues Trump administration, seeking legal rationale behind Syria strike
A month after President Trump ordered a military strike on the Syrian regime as punishment for using chemical weapons, his administration has yet to offer a rationale for what lawful authority he had to carry out the attack, APA reports quoting New York Times.
07:35 10 May
US official confirms Trump, Lavrov to meet at White House wednesday
Trump and Lavrov are set to meet in the morning at the White House, the official confirmed, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:23 10 May
Egypt shuts down Rafah crossing at Gaza border after 4 days of open passage
The Egyptian authorities closed the Rafah crossing at Egypt-Gaza border after four consecutive days of allowing Palestinians to return to Gaza from Egypt, media reported Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
03:29 10 May
EU to continue supporting UN-led political process on Syria - Mogherini
The European Union will continue its support for the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and the UN-led political process on Syria, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini told the UN Security Council on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:55 09 May
Armenian lobby experiences another major fiasco while attempting to disrupt Azerbaijanis’ concert in Los Angeles
Titled “Music of Azerbaijan Meets Los Angeles,” the concert was hosted at the historic Orpheum Theater of Los Angeles, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles told APA.
10:20 09 May
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to start visit to US on Tuesday
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will start his working visit to the United States on Tuesday, which is expected to last through Thursday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:50 09 May
Syrian peace talks to reconvene in Geneva on May 16: U.N.
United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Monday that he was reconvening peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition in Geneva on May 16, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:47 09 May
4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue comes to a close
The 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue has come to a close, APA reported.
18:14 06 May
Polad Bulbuloglu: Today, UNESCO needs a resolute person who can offer new ideas
The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia, the candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General Polad Bulbuloglu commented on his chances to take up this post, APA reported.
15:24 06 May
Russia says Syria de-escalation deal to take effect at midnight: agencies
A de-escalation agreement in Syria will come into force from midnight tonight but Russia's air force will continue strikes against Islamic State elsewhere in the country, Russian news agencies cited the Defence Ministry as saying on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:19 06 May
Book presented at World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
The presentation of a book titled “Opportunities for Media and Information literacy in the Middle East and North Africa” was held within the framework of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku May 5, APA reported.
18:49 05 May