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They contain pricing information and contracts that Malta's current government has so far refused to share with the public. Some of the material concerns a deal with Azerbaijan's state-owned oil and gas company Socar, worth more than €1bn, under which Malta agreed to import all the gas needed to ... money
The emergency proceeding in the parliamentary arm of the Council of Europe -- an international organization dedicated to defending human rights, law and democracy in Europe -- is the fallout of a 10-month-long independent investigation into alleged corruption by PACE lawmakers' related to ...

This Azerbaijan track may have only been on the calendar since 2016, but last year's chaotic edition proved it needed no time to settle in Formula 1. So, although you don't have to dig too far into the archives, how well do you really remember Baku races? It's time to put yourself to the test…
Azerbaijan is set to become the leading foreign investor in Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 25, hosting his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Ankara. "We will soon launch TANAP," Erdoğan said during a joint press conference, referring to the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas ...
Nico Hulkenberg (Renault), Kevin Magnussen (Haas), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull). Friday, April 27, 1500 hours local time (1100 UTC). James Allison (Mercedes), Mario Isola (Pirelli), Paul Monaghan (Red Bull). The qualifying and post-race conferences with the top three drivers will take place ...
"The Azerbaijan Grand Prix should have quite a different look to it this time, being held two months earlier and presumably presenting a contrast to last year in terms of weather conditions, when track temperatures peaked at more than 50C," said Pirelli Head of Racing Mario Isola. "Last year, we felt that ...

Azerbaijan has released a new music video with plenty of epic rock guitar riffs in honour of the military unit that guards its borders. The four-minute video, which includes footage of President Ilham Aliyev, showcases the nation's helicopters, heavy artillery, and underwater rocket launchers alongside ... police
Trend: Azerbaijan is the land of mountains and mud volcanoes, multiculturalism and mugham music, Tom Marsden, writer and photographer, said in his article published by CNN. Straddling East and West, Azerbaijan blends dramatic landscapes with people and culture that reflect its fascinating location at ... Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 24. By Anvar Mammadov – Trend: Azerbaijani gymnast Arzu Jalilova won the gold medal in the ribbon event at the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) Junior Trophy International Tournament in Baku on April 24. The gymnast scored 15,850 in the finals. The gymnast ... Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 24. By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: A new medal "100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani justice (1918-2018)" has been established in Azerbaijan. The medal was established within the amendment to the “Law on Establishment of Orders and Medals of Azerbaijan”, which was discussed at ... Baku
The medal was established within the amendment to the “Law on Establishment of Orders and Medals of Azerbaijan”, which was discussed at the plenary session of the Parliament of Azerbaijan on April 24. Following discussions, the changes were put to vote and adopted. News.Az ... Baku
An Azerbaijani pop music video has revealed Israel has sold the country high-tech "suicide drones" which loiter over the battlefield for hours before homing in on their targets. The video shows singer Narmin Karimbayova praising the Azerbaijan State Border Service while tanks, trucks and weaponry are ... Baku
Check out the digital version of the programme available to race goers at this weekend's Formula 1 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix... 1/140. 1/140. page 1. page 2. page 3. page 4. page 5. page 6. page 7. page 8. page 9. page 10. page 11. page 12. page 13. page 14. page 15. page 16. page 17. page 18. Baku
The video, which clocks in at 4 minutes and 15 seconds, shows local singer Narmin Karimbayova exalting the Azerbaijan State Border Service in song, accompanied by footage of all the military systems the Azeri military has to offer. It also shows two additional advanced weapons systems manufactured in ... Baku
Neighboring Georgia may get all the attention, but a new three-day visa service means that Azerbaijan is the South Caucasian country to watch. From the "burning mountain" of Yanar Dag, to the mud volcanoes and petroglyphs of Gobustan, to the beaches of the Absheron Peninsula, the Land of Fire offers a dramatic mix of ... Baku
For the past few years, neighboring Georgia has been the South Caucasian country to visit, meaning Azerbaijan has remained largely off the travel radar. But with a new and easy three-day visa service, reasonable prices and unbeatable hospitality, travelers that make it to the "Land of Fire" are often very ... Baku

Also in January-February Azerbaijan exported 1,365 thousand tons of fruit and vegetable juice (an increase of 23.5%) in the amount of $1 million 823 thousand (an increase of 61.8%), natural grape wines and grape must – 65.9 thousand gallons (an increase of 95%) in the amount of $828,2 thousand ... Baku
The Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan would like to inform the Permanent Council that on 11 April 2018 early presidential election took place in Azerbaijan. In free, democratic, fair and transparent presidential election, the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan once again expressed their will.74.3 ... Baku
By Rashid Shirinov. Russia and Azerbaijan are linked by strategic partnership relations, Maria Zakharova, Spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, said in a briefing on April 19. "Russian-Azerbaijani relations are based on the principles of equality, good-neighborliness, centuries-old traditions of ... Baku
A 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Azerbaijan's Shabran district on 19 April, APA reports quoting the Republican Seismological Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. According to report, the quake occurred at 22:17 by local time. The tremors in the settlements near the epicenter were ... Baku
Armenia's defense and foreign ministries have reacted to Kommersant's recent report that shortly Azerbaijan will receive ten Belarusian missile systems. Armenia regrets that its Collective Security Treaty ally, Belarus, has decided to sell new weapons to its enemy, Azerbaijan, and doubts that this will foster ... Baku
BAKU -- Authoritarian leader Ilham Aliyev has been sworn in to a fourth term as president of Azerbaijan after a landslide victory in an election boycotted by opponents and criticized by international observers. The inauguration on April 18 marks the start of a seven-year term for Aliyev, 56, who has been ... Baku
Azerbaijan has reached a deal to buy missiles from Belarus, a Russian newspaper has reported. The deal was reported earlier this year to have been blocked by Armenia, which is angry about its ostensible military ally increasingly cozying up to its enemy. Under the deal, Azerbaijan will buy Belarus-made ... Baku
Azerbaijan's border guard posted the music video, titled "Ways of the Queen" and staring Narmin Karimbayova and Nur Group, on its official YouTube channel, which is a thing that most definitely exists, on April 11, 2018. Joseph Dempsey, a defense researcher with the International Insitute for Strategic ... Baku
“I first participated in the presidential elections in Azerbaijan as an international observer. I can say that the elections in Azerbaijan will be the beginning of new reforms and new achievements. I think that the presidential elections on April 11 was held according to the requirements of international norms and ... Baku
CAIRO – 13 April 2018: Azerbaijan looks forward to taking the mutual Azerbaijani-Egyptian relations forward, particularly in the tourism field, ... Early in April, Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Adel Ibrahim, who recently took up the ... Baku
By Trend. Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received the ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Azerbaijan, Moussaid bin Ibrahim al-Sulayman, upon termination of his diplomatic tenure in Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in a message on April 12. Baku
Doha: Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, on the occasion of his victory in the presidential elections. Deputy Emir H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani also sent a cable of congratulations to ... Baku
STEPANAKERT—The sooner Azerbaijan realizes that Artsakh's independence is an unchangeable fact, the closer we will be to a final resolution to the Karabakh conflict, Artsakh Foreign Minister Masis Mayilyan said in an interview with tert. am. Mayilyan reaffirmed Artsakh's strong commitment to ... Baku
"And I think it's important that the West, certainly needs a bit of Azerbaijan's energy, but the West can ask Azerbaijan some hard questions." Azerbaijan's energy reserves and its strategic location, on the Caspian Sea, make it an attractive alternative for Europe to oil and gas coming out of Russia. But experts ... Baku
Armenia · Azerbaijan · Georgia. South Asia. Afghanistan · Pakistan. Balkans. Bosnia · Kosovo · Macedonia · Montenegro · Serbia. East Europe. Belarus · Moldova · Ukraine. More. Visuals · Pressroom · About. Search Search. Apparent Vote Fraud In Azerbaijan's Presidential Vote. share. Share on Facebook ... Baku
President Ilham Aliyev claims that in Azerbaijan the internet is free and press freedom is guaranteed. But ahead of the April 11 snap elections, authorities have systematically silenced critical voices online through amending laws and blocking news websites, and hackers have attacked independent news ... Baku
A fierce war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. As a result of the war, Armenian armed forces occupied some 20 percent of Azerbaijani territory which includes Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent districts (Lachin, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, ... Baku
At the meeting, the Charge d'Affaires of the Venezuelan Embassy presented the letter of Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Monzerrat to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov on occasion of the opening of the Venezuelan embassy in Baku and the ... Baku
The Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, the Minister of National Defense of Turkey Nurettin Canikli and the Minister of Defense of Georgia Levan Izoria held a trilateral meeting in Giresun on March 31. Following the meeting, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia have signed a ... Baku
Azerbaijanis on Saturday marched to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 March genocide, committed by Armenian forces jointly with Bolsheviks against Azerbaijanis. March 31 is commemorated in Azerbaijan as the Day of Genocide, in which tens of thousands of civilians lost their lives in the country's ... Baku
It is with profound sadness that we report that three of our staff were killed and two injured, by the accidental detonation of an anti-tank landmine in the Ghazanchi area of Nagorno Karabakh on the morning of 29th March. The staff members were in a vehicle conducting minefield survey duties at the time. Baku
Vice-president of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), Chairman of the Azerbaijan Fair Play Commission Khazar Isayev has been elected as president of the Fair Play Development Center of International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) at the CIFP Executive Committee's meeting held in Budapest. Baku
Azerbaijan will send an appeal to the relevant international courts on economic disputes in connection with illegal mining of minerals in Azerbaijan's occupied lands, reads a joint statement of the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office and AzerGold CJSC. The research revealed that managers of the ... Baku
Fatal traffic accident occured in Lankaran district of Azerbaijan on Saturday, 6 people killed, 2 injured, APA reports. According to the report, collided a truck brand Shacman and a car of the brand Mitsubishi, as a result six people (3 men and 3 women) died from the injuries at the scene, and little boy and ... Baku
This was stated by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy Angelino Alfano at a meeting with Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, who is paying a visit to Rome upon invitation of his Italian counterpart. During the meeting, the ministers expressed satisfaction with the ... Baku
President Hassan Rouhani has said that mutual respect and trust between the governments of Iran and Azerbaijan have developed over the recent years. “The trust between the governments of the two countries have grown in the recent years. Mutual respect has increased and the sides have been ... Baku
A fierce war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. As a result of the war, Armenian armed forces occupied some 20 percent of Azerbaijani territory which includes Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent districts (Lachin, Kalbajar, Aghdam, Fuzuli, ... Baku
The 2018-2019 Implementation Plan for the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the area of youth and sports between Azerbaijan's Ministry of Youth and Sports and Iran's Ministry of Sport and Youth was signed by Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov and Iran's Minister of ... Baku
Azerbaijan is strategically important in other ways as well. Long a reliable international partner on the ground in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan has an important role to play in showing the world an example of a secular Muslim state, showing an example of inter-ethnic and inter-religious tolerance in days when ... Baku
During his recent visit to Yerevan, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of Russia, Konstantin Kosachev, stated that Russian weapons sales to Azerbaijan are carried out within the framework of agreements that were reached prior to the so-called “four days war.” But he added ... Baku
Azerbaijan has violated every one of the above clauses. In addition to the frequent violations of the mandated cease-fire, the Azerbaijani forces attacked Artsakh in April 2016, causing major damage to border towns and killing civilians. By cutting off the ears of elderly Armenian villagers and decapitating ... Baku
If you know anything about history, you will now that the temptation to capture the oilfields of Baku, Azerbaijan, led to Adolf Hitler's downfall. To take, and keep, Baku and its oil, he needed to take a little place called Stalingrad. It was there, in the greatest battle in the history of mankind, that the Second World ... Baku
“The electoral environment in Azerbaijan is sufficiently democratic, which is a natural process for the country that accepts and follows all the norms and principles of the international law,” the youngest member of the Warsaw City Council, international law expert Anna Maria Rozek has told “” ... Baku


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