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Azerbaijan's H1 oil exports via Turkey pipeline rise 20.4 pct yr/yr

BAKU, July 16 (Reuters) - Azeri oil exports through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline via Georgia and Turkey rose by 20.4 percent to 16.552 million tonnes in the first half of this year versus the same period in 2017, the State Statistics Committee said on Monday.

REUTERS UK - 2018-07-16 09:26:42

Azerbaijan's H1 gas exports from Shah Deniz I fall 3.9 pct yr/yr

BAKU, July 16 (Reuters) - Exports from the first stage of Azerbaijan’s giant Shah Deniz gas field stood at 3.654 billion cubic metres (bcm) in the first half of this year, down 3.9 percent from a year earlier, the State Statistics Committee said on Monday.

REUTERS UK - 2018-07-16 09:08:24

Turkish Cyprus, Azerbaijan First Stops From Mega Airport

Photo credit:By Masakatsu Ukon (Turkish Airlines, Airbus A330-300 TC-JNL NRT) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

AVIATIONPROS - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Suspect in Azerbaijan police stabbing killed during arrest

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Turkey’s spy agency brings two suspected Gülenists from Azerbaijan, Ukraine to Turkey

Two suspected members of the network of U.S.-based Islamic preacherFethullah Gülen, referred to by the authorities as the Fetullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), were brought to Istanbul by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) on July 12.


EBRD increases stake in Azerbaijan's Unibank

BAKU, July 12 (Reuters) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has increased its stake in Azerbaijan’s Unibank to 44.5 percent after buying out another shareholder, Germany’s DEG, Unibank said on Thursday.


British Airways flight makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan

© GettyBritish Airways planes on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)BAKU, Azerbaijan — A British Airways flight carrying 214 people from London to Mumbai made an emergency landing at a Baku airport on Thursday. No one was hurt.The captain of flight BAW


Azerbaijan expects to see increased tourist flow in summer this year - Travelandtourworld.com

Bagirov said, “Many hotel rooms have been booked in the country, mainly in the regions, and resort zones such as Gabala, Shaki and Guba are full. As in previous years, tourists come mainly from Arab countries this year.”


Concerns Grow that Azerbaijan Plans Armenia Invasion from Nakhchivan Enclave

Azerbaijan. The disputed enclaves are Nagorno-Karabakh in mid-Azerbaijan, and Nakhchivan (Naxçivan) in the southwest corner of the map, separated from the rest of Azerbaijan by Armenian territory. Not shown on the map, Turkey has a 10 km border with Nakhchivan. (CIA World Factbook)


Two policemen killed during protest in Azerbaijan - police

BAKU (Reuters) - Two policemen were killed in the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during a protest involving 150-200 people on Tuesday, the police said in a statement.Forty people were detained, police said.



As part of a tour by a government delegation, Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research Johann Schneider-Ammann, accompanied by Azerbaijani Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev and the Swiss Ambassador Philipp Stalder, visit


Erdoğan pays first foreign visit to Azerbaijan

“The investmentAzerbaijanundertakes in Aliağa is very important. This fall, we will have the opportunity to further develop this investment,” Erdoğan said in Baku.


City mayor in Azerbaijan shot and wounded

The Interior Ministry said Elmar Veliyev, the mayor of Ganja, was attacked outside his office late Tuesday. It said in Wednesday's statement that the gunman was arrested by police. His motives weren't immediately clear.


Subway in Azerbaijan halts operation after blackout

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — The subway in Azerbaijan's capital has suspended service in the wake of a massive blackout in the Caspian Sea nation.The authorities said the Baku subway will be closed for the entire day Wednesday due to unstable power supply. City officials provided extra buses to help comm


Azerbaijan hit by massive blackout, worst in decades

The blackout occurred as the Caspian Sea nation experiences a heat wave, with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) causing power consumption to spike. The outage plunged the capital, Baku, and nearly 40 other cities and regions into darkness.


Electricity supply gradually restored in Azerbaijan after major...

“Power had been restored in many areas and at essential facilities like hospitals, military bases, the Baku subway, and the airport, by early morning,” the APA.az news outlet reported, citing the energy ministry.


Countrywide Power Outage Reported In Azerbaijan

Image: Twitter / Gregor Zamza - This is a photo of an Azerbaijan's city taken after reports of power blackout in whole country. Azerbaijan is reportedly experiencing a catastrophic electrical grid failure as the whole country is now facing a major power outage / blackout. There's no official word as


Detained Iranian Azeri Rights Activists Badly Injured During Interrogations

According to the source, several activists were taken into custody on July 5 and 6 while taking part in a peaceful ceremony held every year at the fort, which is believed to be the historical stronghold ofBabak Khorramdin, a ninth-century rebel who fought against Islamic rulers.


Suspect in Azerbaijani police officers' killing arrested

The protest in Ganja erupted while President Ilham Aliyev was traveling abroad. His aide, Ali Hasanov, warned that those seeking to destabilize the Caspian Sea nation will face a severe punishment.


AP News - Suspects in Azerbaijani police officers' killing identified

The protest in Ganja erupted while President Ilham Aliyev was traveling abroad. His aide, Ali Hasanov, warned that those seeking to destabilize the Caspian Sea nation will face a severe punishment.