Posted in General

9th International Cultural Forum starts in St. Petersburg

The 9th International Cultural Forum has today started in the St. Petersburg.

Delegations from 73 countries, as well as culture ministers from 30 countries, are participating in the event. Azerbaijan is represented at the event by a delegation led b…

Continue Reading... 9th International Cultural Forum starts in St. Petersburg
Posted in General

Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan discuss prospects for cooperation in military education

A delegation of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan has visited Azerbaijan`s National Defense University.

Rector of the National Defense University, Professor, Lieutenant General Heydar Piriyev welcomed the guests and expressed his…

Continue Reading... Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan discuss prospects for cooperation in military education
Posted in General

French police accused of using facial recognition software illegally

French national police have been illegally using the Israeli facial recognition software Briefcam since 2015, the French investigative media Disclose reported on Tuesday, Euractiv reported.

The use of facial recognition software by law enforcement a…

Continue Reading... French police accused of using facial recognition software illegally
Posted in General

25 more families relocated to Zabukh village of Lachin district get house keys

25 more families (94 people) relocated to the village of Zabukh of the Lachin district under the instruction of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev have been presented with house keys.

The families were welcomed by Special Representative of the Presid…

Continue Reading... 25 more families relocated to Zabukh village of Lachin district get house keys
Posted in General

Ministry of Defense hosts event to mark 31st anniversary of military unit’s establishment

An event dedicated to the 31st anniversary of the establishment of one of the military units was held on November 16, Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC.

The event was attended by representatives of the Defense Ministry and the public, martyrs’ famili…

Continue Reading... Ministry of Defense hosts event to mark 31st anniversary of military unit’s establishment
Posted in General

Azerbaijan’s non-oil exports increased by 11.1 percent

In January-October 2023, the non-oil exports of Azerbaijan exceeded $2.712.5 million, which is 11.1 percent more than in the same period of 2022, according to the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Agency (AZPROMO).

Azerbaijan’s non-oil prod…

Continue Reading... Azerbaijan’s non-oil exports increased by 11.1 percent
Posted in General

European Commission lowers EU, eurozone economic growth forecast

The European Union’s (EU) economy lost momentum in 2023, Xinhua reports citing the European Commission’s Autumn Economic Forecast.

The Commission has downgraded its forecast for economic growth in both the EU and the eurozone this year to 0.6 percent…

Continue Reading... European Commission lowers EU, eurozone economic growth forecast
Posted in General

Azerbaijan produces nearly 489,000 barrels of crude oil per day in October

In October 2023, daily oil production (including condensate) in Azerbaijan amounted to 603,000 barrels, including 489,000 barrels of crude oil and 114,000 barrels of condensate, the Ministry of Energy told AZERTAC.

As part of the OPEC plus cooperati…

Continue Reading... Azerbaijan produces nearly 489,000 barrels of crude oil per day in October
Posted in General

Special Representative of Azerbaijani President: Zangilan has potential to become a huge logistics center in the region

‘Zangilan has the potential to become a huge logistics center in the region,’ said Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Jabrayil, Gubadli and Zangilan districts, which are included in East Zangazur economic reg…

Continue Reading... Special Representative of Azerbaijani President: Zangilan has potential to become a huge logistics center in the region
Posted in General

New York sues PepsiCo over plastic pollution

New York state is suing food and drinks giant PepsiCo for plastic waste pollution, the latest lawsuit to try to hold companies to account over their environmental impact, according to Financial Times.

New York attorney-general Letitia James has dema…

Continue Reading... New York sues PepsiCo over plastic pollution