Latest News for: Azerbaijan capital


Azerbaijan chosen to host Cop29 after fraught negotiations

The Observer 10 Dec 2023
Azerbaijan has been announced as the host of next year’s climate summit after fraught negotiations ... Russia had blocked EU countries and Azerbaijan and Armenia were blocking each other’s bids ... But Armenia retracted its bid and agreed to back Azerbaijan ... Gas platforms off the coast of Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, in the Caspian Sea.

Central Asian Trade Corridor Gains Interest Amid Regional Tensions

Beijing News 09 Dec 2023
Abdikerimov's office is based in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan ... Speaking on the same virtual panel as Abdikerimov, Shaffer described an emerging alliance among Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, pointing to a growing convergence in the messaging of these countries' diplomats in Washington and other capitals.

Shusha 2023: 25,000 Kuwaitis visited Azerbaijan this year

Arab Times 07 Dec 2023
Azerbaijan ambassador to Kuwait Emil Karimov ... During the occasion marking the selection of the Azerbaijani city of Shusha as the “cultural capital of the Turkish world for the year 2023,” Karimov noted that Azerbaijan has become a favored tourist destination for Kuwaitis.

Iran, Russia sign joint declaration to counter sanctions 05 Dec 2023
... his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov following an annual ministerial meeting of the five Caspian Sea littoral states, namely Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan, in the Russian capital Moscow, the report said.

Armenia says Azerbaijani forces killed one of its servicemen, Baku denies it

CyprusMail 04 Dec 2023
Azerbaijan’s swift recapture of Nagorno-Karabakh – which is recognised as part of Azerbaijan by the international community – has spurred concerns in some Western capitals that Baku might now try to take territory in southern Armenia with the aim of opening a ...

Middle Corridor countries expand cooperation beyond their region

Asiatimes 04 Dec 2023
The United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) recently held its 25th-anniversary meeting, not in Central Asia but in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku ... Beyond the five Central Asia countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan​​​​​​) plus Azerbaijan, it also includes Afghanistan.

Azerbaijani journalist Rufat Muradli sentenced to 30 days in jail

CPJ 04 Dec 2023
On Saturday, police in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, arrested Muradli, a presenter for the popular online broadcaster Kanal 13, on charges of minor hooliganism and disobeying police orders ... Separately, on Monday, police in Azerbaijan’s southwestern city of Lankaran detained Shahla Karim and Aytaj Mammadli, freelance reporters on assignment with U.S.

Azerbaijani Journalist Ordered Detained Amid Clampdown On Independent Media

Radio Free Europe 02 Dec 2023
The Khatai District Court in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, ordered Absalamova detained on a charges of conspiring to smuggle foreign currency into the country after summoning her for interrogation on November 30. Absalamova is the fourth journalist of Abzas Media arrested in recent days ... SEE ALSO ... ....

Work Underway To Set Up Venture Capital Fund In Azerbaijan - IRIA Chairperson

MENA FN 01 Dec 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 1. Work is currently underway in Azerbaijan to create a venture capital fund, Chairwoman of the Board of the Innovation and Digital ... .

Mirzoyan Meets with Blinken, Lavrov

Asbarez 30 Nov 2023
Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on Thursday held separate meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the margins of an OSCE summit in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia ... to normalize relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani FM Embarks On Visit To North Macedonia

MENA FN 30 Nov 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 30. On November 30, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov left for a working visit to the capital of ... .

Azerbaijani journalist Aziz Orujov detained for 3 months, office and home searched

CPJ 29 Nov 2023
The Sabail District Court in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, on Tuesday ordered that Orujov be held in pre-trial detention for three months after police arrested the journalist on Monday and searched his home, office, and vehicle, according to news reports and Orujov’s lawyer, Bahruz Bayramov, who spoke to CPJ.

Mine-dodging gazelles reclaim abandoned battlefield

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Nov 2023
The Shirvan National Park sits directly to the southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan’s gilded, petrochemical-rich capital, and is one of the most important wetlands in the region.

UAE National Day: 11 countries that offer visa-on-arrival to UAE residents

Time Out Dubai 27 Nov 2023
Yerevan, the capital, is a mix of culture and cool, and you’ve got to check out the monastic complex of Geghard and the city of Petra – they’re like time machines ... Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan, straddling Europe and Asia, is like a crazy combo of modern and ancient vibes.