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Snow cancels hundreds of U.S. flights, delays thousands

28.11.2019 [20:02]
From a “bomb cyclone” in the Northwest to a powerful storm moving over the Great Lakes, large parts of the United States were paralyzed by severe weather just ahead of Thanksgiving, and travel issues were expected to continue into the holiday weekend, according to The New York ...

President Ilham Aliyev allocates AZN 11.1m for construction of road in Shamakhi

28.11.2019 [19:46]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order regarding measures to construct Baku-Shamakhi-Yevlakh (115 km)-Gonagkand-Hamyali-Ikinji Chayli-Ikinji Jabani-Jabani highway in Shamakhi district. Under the presidential Order, the Azerbaijan Highway State Agency is allocated ...

Israeli universities rank high in world’s 175 best ‘Young Universities’

28.11.2019 [19:17]
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Haifa have been recognized as outstanding research institutions by the Nature Index university ranking as they were featured in the site’s ranking of the world’s 175 best “Young Universities,” academic institutions founded ...

FC Qarabag to face Sevilla in UEFA Europa League

28.11.2019 [18:04]
Azerbaijan`s football club Qarabag will today take on Spanish FC Sevilla in the Matchday 5 of the UEFA Europa League group stage. The match will be held at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville at 00:00 Baku time ...

Passenger train catches fire in Southern Romania

28.11.2019 [16:42]
A passenger train traveling on the Bucharest - Targu Jiu route caught fire on Tuesday afternoon, November 26, near the Maldaeni commune in Teleorman county, in Southern Romania, according to Romania Insider. There were about 100 passengers in the train and ...

U.N. Institute for Training and Research website publishes article about BHOS

28.11.2019 [15:24]
An article on cooperation between the Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been published on the website of UNITAR. The article says that as part of the project “Development of Human Capital in Oil and Gas Industry of Nigeria” ...

Azerbaijani shooters bring home three medals from Tbilisi

28.11.2019 [15:21]
Azerbaijani shooters have claimed three medals, including a gold at the Tbilisi Open Championship. Female shooter Nigar Nasirova became the winner of the tournament. ...

650,000 trees to be planted in Azerbaijan on December 6

28.11.2019 [15:15]
As part of the Year of Nasimi, 650,000 trees will be planted in Azerbaijan on December 6, head of press-service of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Irada Ibrahimova told AZERTAC. She noted that on the initiative of Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva ...

Slovak Embassy officially opens in Baku

28.11.2019 [14:00]
The Embassy of Slovakia has been officially inaugurated in Baku. Prior to the ceremony, the children's choir performed the state anthems of Azerbaijan and Slovakia. Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák, who ...

President Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs VIDEO

28.11.2019 [13:17]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák. ...

US crude oil production breaks new record high

28.11.2019 [12:56]
Crude oil production in the U.S. reached a new record high of 12.9 million barrels per day (bpd) for the week ending Nov. 22, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. ...

Oil prices fall on world markets

28.11.2019 [12:31]
Oil prices have fallen on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil decreased $0.25 to stand at $63.81, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) fell $0.31 to trade at $57.80 ...

Baku hosts roundtable with participation of delegation of Visegrad Group

28.11.2019 [11:52]
A roundtable with the participation of delegations of the Foreign Ministries of Vishgrad Group (the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary) is underway in Baku. The event features discussions on energy issues, EU-Azerbaijan relations, including the EU's relationship with the Caspian region ...

Azeri Light crude sells for $67.94

28.11.2019 [10:49]
Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $0.26 to stand at $67.94 ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units continue violating ceasefire

28.11.2019 [10:45]
"Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 20 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using sniper rifles," Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. "Armenian armed forces, located on nameless hills in Krasnoselsk region ...

Albania declares day of mourning as quake kills 21, injures over 600

27.11.2019 [20:51]
The most powerful earthquake to strike the country in decades shakes the capital Tirana and the country's west and north, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble, according to TRT World ...

Azerbaijan attends 35th Ministerial Session of OIC Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation

27.11.2019 [19:41]
The 35th Ministerial Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) has kicked off in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey. Azerbaijan is represented at the event by a large ...

OIC member states urged to unite efforts to stop Armenia's policy of eco-terrorism

27.11.2019 [18:49]
Azerbaijan`s representative in the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has urged members states to combine efforts to put an and to Armenia`s policy of eco-terrorism. Addressing the Commission`s 16th session in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Aydin Safikhanli said the Armenian ...

GUAM PA`s 12th session held in Ukraine`s Supreme Rada

27.11.2019 [18:25]
The 12th session of the GUAM Parliamentary Assembly has been held in Ukraine`s Supreme Rada. Addressing the opening ceremony, Chairman of the Supreme Rada Dmitry Razumkov noted Ukraine`s interest in expanding ...