Official Chronicle

PoliticsSection Sign
‘Dagestanis and Azerbaijanis have close traditions and culture`
23.04.2014 [20:12]
Head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov has met a delegation of Azerbaijan participating in the All-Russian Cultural-Investment Forum on the culture and economics of regional policy, which opened in...
“Saving cultural heritage. Armenian falsifications” conference kicks off in Baku
23.04.2014 [18:24]
A conference titled “Saving cultural heritage. Armenian falsifications” started in Baku. Organized by the Azerbaijan Copyright Agency, the conference brings together government
Oil prices fall in world markets
23.04.2014 [22:50]
Oil prices have fallen in the world markets, with the US Light crude sinking to $101.75 a barrel and British Brent crude hitting $109.27. A barrel of Azeri Light crude oil decreased $0.32 to stand...
The Contract of the Century ‘introduced’ Azerbaijan to the world as a reliable partner
23.04.2014 [20:25]
“The Contract of the Century has introduced Azerbaijan to the world as a reliable partner,” said vice president of the country`s state oil firm, SOCAR, Khoshbakht Yusifzade. “Signed as a result of...
Science and EducationSection Sign
Shakespeare’s 450th jubilee to be celebrated at Western University
23.04.2014 [19:57]
Western University will host an event to commemorate the 450th anniversary of well-known English poet and playwright William Shakespeare on April 24. The event will be co-organized by the University...
Chinese delegation visits Baku State University
23.04.2014 [12:46]
Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Global Times newspaper Hu Xijin and Deputy Huang Lei have visited Baku State University to meet rector Abel Maharramov. Maharramov highlighted the activities of the...
“Capri Trend. Travelling photo exhibition from Capri – Italy” exhibition opens in Modern Art Museum
23.04.2014 [21:16]
The Museum of Modern Art will present an Italian exhibition “Capri Trend. Travelling photo exhibition from Capri – Italy” on April 26. The Capri Foundation is glad to announce the collaboration with...
GUAM Secretariat holds meeting of Working Group on Culture and Tourism
23.04.2014 [12:06]
GUAM Secretariat hosted the 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Culture and Tourism, which involved representatives of the relevant ministries and departments of GUAM member states, embassies and...
HealthcareSection Sign
Can blood produced from stem cells make shortages a thing of the past?
23.04.2014 [12:43]
Stem cell treatments are set to go mainstream as a UK consortium ramps up production of red blood cells from embryonic stem cells and plans to test it with human patients for the first time in 2016...
Azerbaijan marks European Immunization Week
21.04.2014 [20:16]
Since 2007, the Republic of Azerbaijan has taken part in European Immunization Week (EIW), an annual initiative of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, with the goal of increasing vaccination coverage...
EnvironmentSection Sign
Corn biofuels worse than gasoline on global warming in short term
21.04.2014 [14:57]
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that...
Azerbaijani President: Moving to "Euro-4" standard will significantly improve the composition of air
18.04.2014 [18:04]
“Starting from this month, we switched to the "Euro-4" standard. I am sure that the move will significantly improve the composition of air. According to the available data, the main source...
Mammadyarov draws with Karjakin in fourth round of Shamkir Chess-2014
23.04.2014 [22:38]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has been held to a draw by Russian Sergey Karjakin in the fourth round of the Group A in the Shamkir Chess-2014 tournament in the Azerbaijani city of...
Young Azerbaijani boxer wins world bronze
23.04.2014 [20:37]
Young Azerbaijani boxer Rufat Huseynov weighing in at 49kg has claimed bronze medal at the world championship in the Bulgarian
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