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03 Oct, 2016, 07:44 ET Pope Francis Hails Azerbaijan's Diversity and Tolerance

Pope Francis concluded his papal trip to the Caucasus by visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan to highlight the long-standing harmony among different...


26 Feb, 2016, 06:00 ET Remembering the Victims of the Khojaly Massacre

 Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Twenty-four years ago, on this day in 1992, the people of Azerbaijan witnessed...


05 Aug, 2014, 08:00 ET Armenia's aggression escalated with massive attacks against Azerbaijan

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan...


17 Dec, 2013, 12:24 ET Azerbaijan and Partners Sign Final Investment Decision to Expand Natural Gas to Europe

Southern Gas Corridor Closer to Realization  Top Azerbaijani, EU and US officials and members of the Shah Deniz consortium gathered in...


29 Oct, 2013, 17:21 ET Zangilan: Two Decades of Illegal Occupation

 Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Two decades since independence of the three nations of the South Caucasus, the...


28 Jun, 2013, 06:38 ET Azerbaijan Welcomes Pipeline Announcement

Azerbaijan welcomes today's announcement by the Shah Deniz consortium to select the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to transport Azerbaijani natural...


18 Apr, 2013, 06:00 ET Department of Defense Highlights Successful U.S.- Azerbaijani Cooperation on Nonproliferation

 The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) hosted Azerbaijan's Ambassador Elin Suleymanov on April 12 to discuss the DTRA's Cooperative Threat...


07 Feb, 2013, 18:34 ET First Azerbaijani Telecommunications Satellite Launches Into Space

 Azerbaijan's first telecommunications satellite, the Azerspace/Africasat-1a was successfully launched into orbit today from French Guyana, the...


02 Mar, 2012, 12:52 ET Twenty Years of U.S.-Azerbaijani Diplomatic Partnership Celebrated in Washington

This week, the U.S. State Department and the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the U.S. hosted a reception at Washington's historic Cosmos Club to mark the...


17 Jan, 2012, 10:35 ET A Decade of Increasingly Successful Azerbaijan-U.S. Defense & Security Cooperation

 This month, a delegation of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan led by Major-General Ramiz Najafov, Head of the Ministry's International...


16 May, 2011, 10:30 ET Azerbaijan Conquers Europe

Azerbaijan wins the world's biggest music competition - Eurovision Azerbaijan won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, taking top honors with a love...


11 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET World Bank: Azerbaijan No. 1 in Reforms

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Bank has named Azerbaijan the global leader in business reforms, according to a new study that...


18 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Azerbaijanis Commemorate Black January

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Azerbaijanis will pause this weekend to pay tribute to their fellow citizens who were killed in...