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Turkmen president offers condolences to his Egyptian counterpart.

Turkmen president offers condolences to his Egyptian counterpart...

- MENAFN - JO

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 120 times in 24 hours.

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 120 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said May 28.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan's Senate ratifies textiles protocol with EU.

The Senate of the Oliy Majlis ratified the 'textiles protocol' to the partnership and cooperation agreement between the EU and Uzbekistan at the plenary session, Trend's correspondent reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Baku hosts Pet Fashion Show.

The fifth season of Azerbaijan Fashion is underway in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan testing new drilling rig.

Azerbaijan's newly constructed semi-submersible drilling rig named after Heydar Aliyev is being tested, a source in the oil and gas market of Azerbaijan told Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Day 3: Azerbaijan Fashion Week.

The City of Winds is hosting the fifth season of Azerbaijan Fashion Week, which is a top project bringing together Azerbaijani and foreign designers.

- AzerNews - AZ

Head of Azerbaijani delegation draws NATO PA`s attention to Karabakh problem.

Head of Azerbaijan`s delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly, first deputy chair of the Milli Majlis Ziyafat Asgarov has highlighted Armenia`s aggression against Azerbaijan at a meeting of the organization`s Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security as part of NATO PA Spring Session in Tbilisi, Georgia.

- AzerNews - AZ

AFW: Leather jackets, knitted cardigans and elegant hats.

Fashion House IGOR GULYAEV has presented its new collection "Highest quality" in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan's Senate amends certain articles of constitution.

The Senate of the Oliy Majlis approved changes and additions to the articles of the country's constitution at the plenary meeting May 28, Trend's correspondent reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan`s first trading house in Russia to open in Arkhangelsk.

Azerbaijan will open its first trading house in Russia in Arkhangelsk region.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan's Senate approves amendments to law on constitutional court.

Uzbekistan's Senate approves amendments to law on constitutional court...

- MENAFN - JO

Head of Azerbaijani delegation draws NATO PA`s attention to Karabakh problem

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan`s first trading house in Russia to open in Arkhangelsk

- Today.Az - AZ

My Tokol's Car is a Toyota: Lost in Translation in Central Asia

A Kyrgyz or Kazakh man's 'younger wife' is like 'a cow without horns'. She suffers social stigma and enjoys few rights.

- Global Voices - US

Majlis Podcast: The Cotton Campaign In Central Asia

The topic of this week's Majlis podcast is the cotton campaign in Central Asia, that time of year when more than 1 million people --doctors, nurses, teachers, students, and others -- areconscripted and sent into the cotton fields of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and, especially, Uzbekistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkmenistan says its gas reserves total 50 trillion cubic meters

Total natural gas reserves of Turkmenistan are estimated at 50 trillion cubic meters, head of the country's Turkmengas state concern Myrat Archayev said in a report at an international gas congress underway in Turkmenistan's Avaza.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, glorious page of national history

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, glorious page of national history

"Once raised flag never falls!" was the motto of glorious independence movement in Azerbaijan in the beginning of the 20th century, which proclaimed the establishment of Azerbaijani Democratic Republic.

- AzerNews - AZ

Kazakh-Canadian Charged In Massive Hacking Scheme Appeals Ruling

A Canadian charged with working with Russian intelligence agents in a scheme to hack a half billion Yahoo accounts said on May 26 that he is appealing a decision to hold him in custody pending a hearing on a U.S. extradition request.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Land plot prices decrease in Baku

- Today.Az - AZ

Romania's Carol Davila University invites Azerbaijani students

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's Trade House in Belarus helps diversify trade: Mustafayev

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's Trade House in Minsk to balance trade with Belarus

- Today.Az - AZ

No provocation attempts made during Baku 2017

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's economic, investment prospects presented in Australia

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's State Security Service holds Republic Day march

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani athletes' success valuable for Turkish people: minister

- Today.Az - AZ

3rd Kurdamir Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics underway in Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

BP regional president for Azerbaijan congratulates Ilham Aliyev

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbekistan to set up bank consortium to support home-based jobs

The consortium for supporting home-based jobs will be created by Uzbek commercial banks, according to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's decree.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbek Senate session starts work in Tashkent

The tenth session of the Senate of the Uzbek Parliament has started its work in Tashkent city, Trend's correspondent reported from the session.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan's State Security Service holds Republic Day march

Azerbaijan's State Security Service held a march dedicated to the May 28 Republic Day.

- AzerNews - AZ

S&P affirms sovereign credit ratings of Azerbaijan at 'BB+/B'

Standard & Poor's Global Ratings in its recent extraordinary assessment has affirmed long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings of the Republic of Azerbaijan at 'BB+/B'.

- AzerNews - AZ

Caspian states to mull sea's legal status in Ashgabat

The 49th session of the Ad Hoc Working Group for development of a convention on the Caspian Sea's legal status is scheduled to be held June 1-2 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government said in a message May 27.

- AzerNews - AZ

Baku Heart Days' 5th International Congress kicks off in Baku

Baku Heart Days' 5th International Congress organized by the Azerbaijan Society for Cardiovascular Surgery has today started in Baku, Azertac reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani athletes' success valuable for Turkish people: minister

Turkish people value the success of Azerbaijani athletes in international competitions, Turkey's Minister of Youth and Sports Akif Cagatay Kilic said in an interview with Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Weekly review of Azerbaijani currency market

The official exchange rate of Azerbaijani manat against the US dollar set by Azerbaijan's Central Bank increased by 0.0003 manats, or 0.0176 percent last week.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani oil prices for May 22-26

Average price of AZERI LT CIF, extracted at Azerbaijan's Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of fields, was $54.22 per barrel on May 22-26 or $0.88 per barrel more than the previous week.

- AzerNews - AZ

Mi-8 helicopter makes emergency landing on Azerbaijan's Chilov Island

On May 27, a Mi-8 helicopter of Silk Way Helicopter Services made an emergency landing on Azerbaijan's Chilov Island in the Caspian Sea.

- AzerNews - AZ

Berdimuhamedov appoints head of Turkmenhimiya

Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has decreed to appoint Shamyrat Meretliyev as chairman of Turkmenhimiya State Concern.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan, Latvia to mull bilateral ties

The delegation of Azerbaijan's Parliament headed by Speaker Ogtay Asadov will pay an official visit to Latvia, Head of the press service of the Parliament Akif Tafakkuroglu said May 27 at a briefing in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

3rd Kurdamir Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics underway in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's Kurdamir is hosting the 3rd Kurdamir Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics, titled "A Step Towards a Dream" in the Kurdamir Olympic Sports Complex.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister meets leaders of religious communities in United States

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met the leaders of religious communities of US, as part of his visit to New York, Azertac reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

BP regional president for Azerbaijan congratulates Ilham Aliyev

BP Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey Gary Jones has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

- AzerNews - AZ

Ashgabat to host forums on environmental protection

Ashgabat will on June 5-8 host events dedicated to environmental protection and regulations on water use, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported May 27.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani delegation joins committee meeting of NATO PA in Georgia

An Azerbaijani delegation led by First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov has participated the meeting of defense and security committee as part of the NATO PA's Spring Session in Tbilisi, Georgia, Azertac reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan To Increase Its Refining Capacity By 50%

Uzbekistan revealed in late April that it had begun building a new $2.2 billion oil refinery that would produce fuel for sale domestically and abroad. Official news sources stated perfunctorily that oil supply agreements had already been reached with Kazakhstan and Russia, although the finer details still in fact need ...

- OilPrice.com - US

'Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia!' returns for second season

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The Asians are back to take over the stand-up comedy stage in the second season of Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! Produced by Comedy Central Asia in collaboration with comedy entertainment company LOL Events, the Asian...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kazakhstan: Law on Religious Clothing in the Works

The government in Kazakhstan looks set to intensify its war on what it dubs non-traditional Islam' by drafting laws banning clothing and other attributes adopted by ultra-orthodox Muslims. Almaty TV reported this week that a law that could be presented in parliament later this year envisions restrictions on wearing certain ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Azerbaijan condemns terror attack in Egypt

- Today.Az - AZ

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