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Agreement between Azerbaijan’s State Border Service and Georgia’s MIA to be prepared

The UNDP, the EU and the State Border Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan plan to hold different trainings for employees of the relevant government bodies of two countries in the framework of the “Better coordination of protection of the land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan” project, the UNDP said.
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Azerbaijan became multiculturalism center in region long ago – FM

Azerbaijan became a multiculturalism center in the region long ago, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Chairman of the country’s National Commission to UNESCO Elmar Mammadyarov....
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Turkish TV channel referred to President of Azerbaijan as dictator

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev was referred to as a dictator during the “What’s Going On?” TV program aired last evening on CNNTurk. This has caused uproar in Azerbaijan....
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Azerbaijan to begin mass production of "smart" air bombs

Azerbaijan will begin mass production of "smart" air bombs in 2015, Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Industry Yavar Jamalov told reporters Dec. 17.

Video shown about violence against POW Injughulyan in Azerbaijan

The closed demonstration of a video about torture used against Armenian serviceman Hakob Injighulyan during his captivity in Azerbaijan took place today at the initiative of the Armenian ombudsman, according to the Office of Armenian Human Rights Defender. ...
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Azerbaijani president attends first All-Republican Forum of ASAN Volunteers

The first All-Republican Forum of ASAN Volunteers has kicked off at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Sabirabad district today. ...
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Protest held in front of Azerbaijani Embassy in Warsaw

The European Platform for Democratic Elections held a protest in front of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Warsaw. The protesters demanded that the Azerbaijani authorities immediately release all political prisoners....
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Iran to launch Baku-Ardabil bus service

A bus service will be launched between Iran’s northwestern Ardabil city and Baku for the first time, head of the Ardabil’s provincial department of Transport and Terminals, Abdolhossein Ali Akbari said. ...
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Azerbaijan invests more abroad

Azerbaijan’s net assets amounted to $7.9 billion in January-September 2014, the balance of payments as of the third quarter of 2014, published on the website of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) Dec. 11, says. ...
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Azerbaijanis hold protest in defense of Azerbaijani journalist Hadija Ismayilova in Bucharest

Azerbaijanis protested in defense of detained Azerbaijani journalist Hadija Ismayilova in front of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Bucharest on December 10. As “ArmenPress” reports, the protest brought together several dozens of Romanian activists and was organized by RISE Project organization for journalists and Radio Free Europe Romania. The participants of the action signed a letter of protest and handed it over to the representatives of the Embassy of Azerbaijan with the demand for the journalist’s release....
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Azerbaijani, Turkish media should move together towards common goals – top official

Media outlets of Azerbaijan and Turkey should move together towards achieving the common goals in accordance with the strategy and by promoting the interests of the two countries, the Head of the Public and Political Issues Department of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ali Hasanov said on Dec.11....
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CoE Secretary General calls for “immediate release” of Azerbaijani journalist

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland called for “immediate release” of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova today....
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Azerbaijan, Iran to discuss issues of prisoners’ extradition

Adviser to the Minister of Justice and head of the department on work with the judicial authorities of the Ministry of Justice of Iran Shahrukh Hidayati will visit Azerbaijan, Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told Trend Dec.8. ...
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Russian Railways closes routes to Azerbaijan

Russian Railways JSC stops implementing train routes on the directions of Moscow-Baku, Rostov-Baku and Tyumen-Baku starting from December 2014 due to economic inexpediency, the head of the press service of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Nadir Azmammadov told Trend Dec.8. ...
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Anti-government investigative journalist detained in Azerbaijan

A court in Baku has ordered that an investigative journalist with RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service, Khadija Ismayilova, be held in pretrial detention for two months, RFE/RL reported....
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