Azerbaijan, China mull transportation co-op

By Ayya Lmahamad Azerbaijan’s Transport, Communications and High Technologies Minister Rashad Nabiyev and Chinese Ambassador Guo Min have discussed ways of improving the regulatory framework in the field of transport. During the meeting held last week, the parties discussed increasing the attractiveness of transport corridors through Azerbaijan and improving the…

Container freight transportation via BTK up by 63pct

By Ayya Lmahamad The number of containers transported via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway increased by 63 percent during the first seven months of this year, ADY Container has reported. During the reported period, a total of 13,610 TEUs were transported via BTK to the destination stations compared to 8,348 TEUs transported during…

Jony signs contract with Atlantic Records Russia

By Laman Ismayilova Azerbaijani singer Jony (Jahid Huseynli) will continue his career as an independent artist. Over the past three years, the singer played hundreds of concerts and released many hits as RAAVA Music's artist. The partnership with RAAVA Music was supposed to last three years and end in 2021. Now, Jony signed…

Best movie sountracks sound in Baku

By Laman Ismayilova Another musical evening has been held near Art Tower Gallery in Icherisheher as part of the Simurg Music Festival. Honored Artist Sahib Pashazade, laureates of international competitions Maryam Yusifova, Kamilla Sadirkhanova, Nazrin Aslanli, Yulia Motorina, Elmina Hasanova, Saida Taghizade and Lumineux ensemble performed sountracks of famous films like "Takhmina",…

Azerbaijan foils drug smuggling from Iran

By Vugar Khalilov Azerbaijan's State Border Service has foiled the smuggling of over 14 kg of drugs from the neighboring Iran, the service reported on its website on August 3. The incident occurred in Horadiz border detachment’s border post in Fuzuli region’s Bala-Bahmanli village on August 1. As a result…

AZERNEWS releases another print issue

A new print edition of the AZERNEWS online newspaper was released on 3 August. The new edition includes articles: Azercosmos exports services worth $22m; Azerbaijani, Turkmen working group convenes over joint Dostlug field; Azerbaijani cinema enters new stage; Tourism Agency works to approve Beshbarmag security boundaries etc. AZERNEWS is an associate…

SOCAR ‘s oil transportation via Baku-Novorossiysk up in Jan-July

By Ayya Lmahamad The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) increased oil transportation via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline by 19.7 times during the period of January-July 2021, local media sources have reported. During the reported period, SOCAR transported 583,290 tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk. Meanwhile, oil transportation via this pipeline amounted to 84,740 tons…