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Azerbaijan resumes gas supply to Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:36

Azerbaijan`s state oil company (Socar) resumed gas supplies to Russia, the company`s CEO Rovnag Abdullayev announced.

`Iran`s Khamenei says not optimistic about nuclear talks`

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:12

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday he was not optimistic about the nuclear talks with world powers, but was not opposed to them, the official news agency IRNA reported.

Azeri raid kills Karabakh soldier: separatists

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 16:06

Azerbaijani forces on Monday killed an ethnic Armenian soldier in an alleged cross-border raid into Nagorny Karabakh, officials from the Armenian-backed breakaway region said.

`Leaky` A380 door eyed in Singapore Airlines emergency landing

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:12

A malfunctioning door is the focus of an investigation into why a Singapore Airlines Airbus 380 superjumbo was forced to make an emergency landing in Azerbaijan, the carrier said Wednesday.

Singapore Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 14:28

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 superjumbo made an emergency landing in Azerbaijan on Monday due to a loss of cabin pressure but no one was injured, the carrier said.

Azerbaijan arrests head of independent vote monitor

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 15:26

Azerbaijani authorities have arrested the head of an independent election monitoring group after it criticised presidential polls that secured a new term for strongman Ilham Aliyev, one of his colleagues said Tuesday.

Azerbaijan strongman celebrates crushing poll win

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 13:42

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev today celebrated a landslide poll win to tie up a third term and further prolong his family`s vice-like rule, in a vote rubbished by opponents as riddled with violations.

Azerbaijanis vote in presidential election

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:30

Voting kicked off for Azerbaijan`s presidential election Wednesday with incumbent President Ilham Aliyev expected to win a third term.

Azerbaijan not to join NATO

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 08:31

Azerbaijan will join neither NATO nor the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), but is prepared to cooperate with both, a presidential aide said.

Five Azerbaijan troops killed in road crash

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 09:25

At least five Azerbaijan soldiers were killed and six seriously injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree and overturned, the government said.

OVL raises $800 million to part-finance oilfield in Azerbaijan

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 13:45

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), today said it has raised USD 800 million to part-finance its recent acquisition of interest in an oilfield in Azerbaijan.

Training for poll officials from abroad

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 22:58

Election officials from 19 nations are participating in 2-week training programme organised by India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management of ECI.