2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 18:11:43 The Ministry of Defense confirmed the death of a serviceman
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: The body of the Azerbaijani serviceman, found on the contact line today, belongs to Bahruz Jalilbeyli Parviz oglu, born in 1998. The body was discovered in the direction of the Ordubad region of Nakhchivan, near the positions of the Armenian Armed Forces, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's press service said on Thursday.
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 16:59:19 At the trial of the case of Giyas Ibrahimov and his father
Baku / 07.11.17 / Turan: The preparatory trial in the case of the imprisoned NIDA activist Giyas Ibrahimov and his father Hasan Ibrahimov took place on Thursday Thursday in Yasamal District Court under the chairmanship of Hasan Safarov .
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 16:16:57 The Armenian side reported the death of an Azerbaijani officer
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: In the morning of November 23, near the positions in Nakhchivan direction, in the neutral territory Armenian soldiers discovered the body of the Azerbaijani serviceman-captain, reported on Thursday Armenian media with reference to military sources.
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 14:10:34 FC Karabakh Not to Protest against Refereeís Bias
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: The football club Karabakh will not send a protest to UEFA in connection with the decisions of the Portuguese referee Manuel De Souza during yesterday"s match with FC Chelsea. This was announced by the club's coach Gurban Gurbanov at the post-match press conference.
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 13:17:42 Weather Forecasters Warn of Intense Rains on November 24-25
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: Rains, in some places intensive, are expected in Baku and Absheron on 24-25 November, weather forecasters reported. The air temperature will be + 6 + 8 ° at night and + 9 + 12 ° in the daytime.
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 11:35:24 Court Did Not Reinstate Dismissed Deputy Chairman of Democratic Party
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: On November 22, the Nasimi district court of Baku did not satisfy the suit of the deputy chairman of the Democratic Party Hasrat Rustamov for his dismissal from the post of a doctor of the Baku ambulance station.
2017 November 23 ( Wednesday ) 10:36:54 Press Review November 23, 2017
The possibility of increasing imports of agricultural products, pressure on the manat and the financial losses during holidays are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 23 ( Wednesday ) 10:31:27 Height of Snow Cover in Khinalig Twenty Cm
Baku / 23.11.17 / Turan: Snow fell in the Greater Caucasus mountains last night. Intensive snowfall is observed in the highest mountain village of the country, Khinalig (2,300 m) in the Guba region. The snow cover is 20 cm there. Precipitation continues in other mountain regions of the country, but with less intensity, weather forecasters said. -05D-
2017 November 23 ( Thursday ) 09:21:08 Realliq.info Websiteís Editor-in-chiefís Computers Stolen
Baku/ 23.11.17/Turan: On the night of November 23 unknown people got into the private house of the editor-in-chief of the website Realliq.info Ikram Rahimov in the Mehdiabad settlement of Baku and stole his laptop and processor with a monitor.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 23:35:29 Complaint against NIDA Activist's Arrest Rejected
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: The Baku Appeals Court upheld the decision to arrest the activist of the NIDA movement Umman Deniz (Safarov) for 15 days. The defense intends to apply to the European Court of Human Rights.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 17:48:08 Prosecutors warn human rights activist
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: Head of the public association "Legal Education of the Sumgayit Youth" and the editor-in-chief of the website "Yukselishn Namine" Elchin Mammadov was summoned to the Sumgayit city prosecutor's office today, where he stayed for two hours.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 16:16:10 Kiev Prosecutorís Office seeks Fikret Huseynli's arrest
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: The Appeals Court of the city of Kiev will consider the protest of the Prosecutor's Office on the case of Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli on November 30 at 10:00. Turan himself reported this to Huseynli himself, who are currently in Ukraine.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 14:44:46 Fans waiting for the match "Karabakh" - "Chelsea"
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: Today, the match of the fifth round of the Champions League group stage between the clubs "Karabakh" (Azerbaijan) and "Chelsea" (England) will take place in the Olympic stadium of Baku.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 12:49:57 Weather to Get Colder
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: On November 23, the weather in Baku and Absheron will be overcast, and rain is expected with a northwesterly wind in the morning and evening hours. The air temperature will drop to + 9 + 11 degrees in the daytime, weather forecasters said.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 12:14:42 Number of Emergencies Increased
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: For 9 months of 2017, there were 59 explosions in Azerbaijan, which were 17 cases or 40% more than in the same period last year.
2017 November 22 ( Wednesday ) 12:01:55 Human Rights Activist and Journalist Summoned to Prosecutorís Office
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: The head of the public association Legal Education Center of the Sumgait Youth and editor-in-chief of the online publication Yukselish Namine Elchin Mammad was summoned to the Sumgait city prosecutor's office.
2017 November 22 ( Tuesday ) 10:16:49 Press Review November 22, 2017
Assessment of the justice system of Azerbaijan, increase in the cost of diesel fuel, and a critical view of an MP on the draft state budget are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 21 ( Tuesday ) 19:31:07 No Boycott of Elections
Baku / 21.11.17 / Turan: Round table on Presidential Elections of 2018: Boycott or Participation was held at the headquarters of the Musavat party on November 21. The event was organized by the Center for Strategic National Thought.
2017 November 21 ( Tuesday ) 16:24:09 Weather worsening
Baku / 22.11.17 / Turan: On November 22 the weather in Baku and Absheron will be nasty, rain is expected by evening. In the afternoon a strong north-west wind will blow. The air temperature will be + 13 + 16 degrees in the daytime. Rainfall is also expected in the country's regions, with thunderstorms in some places. In the mountains - snow.
2017 November 21 ( Tuesday ) 12:17:08 Human Rights Defenders Condemn Authoritiesí Pressure on Lawyers
Baku / 21.11.17 / Turan: The Monitoring Center for Political Prisoners resolutely condemned the suspension of the advocacy of the well-known defender Yalchin Imanov. This step showed the inconsistency of the authorities" claims that the restriction of the legal representation of citizens in the courts is aimed at improving the quality of legal protection, the effectiveness of lawyers and the growth of their number. In practice, a step has been taken, further weakening the legal protection of citizens. "Thus, Yalchin Imanov, one of the few lawyers defending the rights of political prisoners, has been dismissed from the defense," the head of the Monitoring Center for Political Prisoners Elshan Hasanov said.
2017 November 21 ( Tuesday ) 11:07:31 Air in Baku Oversaturated with Dust
Baku / 21.11.17 / Turan: As of the morning of November 21, the amount of dust in the air in Baku and on the Absheron peninsula exceeded the sanitary norm. This is fixed by experts of the Ministry of Ecology.
2017 November 21 ( Monday ) 10:57:04 Press Review November 21, 2017
The evaluation of the state budget for 2018, the impact of illegal street trade on the budget, and the instability in the oil production are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 21:41:36 The Bar Changed Its Mind to Punish Elchin Sadygov
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: Attorney Elchin Sadygov was summoned to the Bar on Monday. The appeal was related to a complaint against him by the judge of the Sheki Grave Crimes Court, Rashid Huseynov. The lawyer Elchin Sadygov himself informed about this.
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 18:31:33 REAL: Ilgar Mamedov is under indirect pressure
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: The pressure on the imprisoned leader of the REAL movement, Ilgar Mammadov continues, the press statement says. The prisoners close to Ilgar Mammadov are under the pressure. The prisoner Renat Yusubov has been placed in a punishment cell. As a sign of protest against that, Renat Yusubov has already declared a hunger strike for 19 days, his state is terrible," the statement said. The movement believes that this is an indirect pressure on their leader. Taken into account the seriousness of the situation, Ilgar Mammadov appealed to the US embassy, as well as the embassies of the EU member states, the Council of Europe, he asked them to meet with them. The penitentiary service of the Ministry of Justice denies the pressure on Mammadov. However, they did not refute to Turan agency the fact that Yusubov was placed in a punishment cell. -0--
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 18:01:27 Another lawyer denied his duties
Baku / 20.11.17 /: Turan: The Presidium of the Bar Association today decided to suspend the powers of lawyer Yalchin Imanov, known for the protection of the rights of many political prisoners in Azerbaijan. The college intends to apply to the court to exclude Imanov. Before the court's decision, Imanov is suspended from participating in the defense.
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 17:48:54 Trials in the case of G.Bayramly and A. Mukhtarly
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: Preparatory hearings in the cases of the journalist Afgan Mukhtarly and deputy chairman of the Popular front party Gezal Bayramli are scheduled for November 30.
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 13:44:48 Weather to Deteriorate on November 22
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: According to the report of the weather forecasters of the Ministry of Ecology, a sharp change of weather conditions is expected in Azerbaijan on November 22. On that day a strong northwesterly wind will blow, and it will rain by the evening. The air temperature will drop by 5-7 degrees. The lowering of air temperature and intensive precipitation will last till November 24. It will snow in the mountains. -16D-
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 13:39:58 Worker Killed in Explosion at Private Enterprise in Lokbatan
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: An explosion occurred at a private enterprise in the Lokbatan settlement of the Garadagh district of Baku on the morning of November 20. According to preliminary data, a worker was killed as a result of the explosion of a gas cylinder at a metal processing plant. According to sources in the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the cause of the explosion and the amount of damage are being clarified. Rescuers work on the spot. -16D-
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 13:02:05 List of Political Prisoners Updated
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: The human rights, political prisoners, trials and facts of torture in places of detention were discussed at the regular meeting of the Political Prisoners Defense Center (PPDC). The main topic of the discussion was the continuing politically motivated arrests, as well as updating the list of political prisoners.
2017 November 20 ( Monday ) 11:05:05 Non-working Days from December 30 to January 3
Baku / 20.11.17 / Turan: In connection with the holidays - Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year in Azerbaijan, five days from December 30 to January 3 will be non-working days.
2017 November 20 ( Sunday ) 10:43:44 Press Review November 20, 2017
Strengthening the country's economy in the last 14 years, the situation in the construction sector, and the attitude of the authorities towards the opposition are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 19 ( Sunday ) 15:04:10 Press Council Initiates Investigations against Media Outlets
Baku / 19.11.17 / Turan: The Press Council appealed to the relevant state agencies to take action against the press and Internet sites, which were included in the "black list" in connection with "racketeer activities."
2017 November 18 ( Saturday ) 12:56:38 The weather will warm up
Baku / 18.11.17 / Turan: The weather will be mostly rainless in Baku and Absheron on Sunday. The air temperature at night will be + 11 + 13 degrees, in the daytime it will be + 15 + 17, weather forecasters said. According to international weather stations on November 20-21, the air temperature will warm up to +18 degrees in Baku.
2017 November 18 ( Saturday ) 11:22:15 Press review 18.11.17
The 18th anniversary of the signing of the document that defines the route of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, the prospects for external debts, the high price of foodstuffs are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 23:27:05 Brother-in-law of Expatriate Opposition Activist Arrested
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: Emin Shaghiyev has been arrested on charges of illegal drug trafficking. He is a brother-in-law of Turkel Azerturk, presenter of Turan TV, the leading satellite TV channel of Azerbaijani emigrants in Europe.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 19:22:06 Some administrative penalties in connection with transport are liquidated
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: Changes have been made in the administrative law due to the rules for stopping vehicles. From the Code of Administrative Offenses, an article on the punishment provided for conversation while driving, which can distract attention, is withdrawn. Article 342.1.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses provided for a fine of 40 manat for conversation during driving, which could divert attention. This Article from the Code has been withdrawn.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 17:12:00 Court again rejected the applications of Mehman Huseynovís lawyers
Baku / 16.11.17 / Turan: On Friday, the trial of the blogger Mehman Huseynov continued in the Baku Appeals Court (BCA). The Supreme Court on September 29 partially granted the appeal of Huseynov, returning his complaint to the Court of Appeal. The reason for his arrest was his allegations of torture in the police in January this year. In response, the head of the Nasimi district police department of Baku Musa Musayev filed a libel suit. The Surakhani District Court on May 3 sentenced Huseynov to two years in prison, finding him guilty of libel (Article 147 Criminal Court.)
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 14:20:28 Precipitation expected
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: On November 18 in Baku and Absheron is expected to nasty weather with short rains. The north-easterly wind will change to the south. The air temperature will be + 14 + 16 degrees in the afternoon.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 13:58:11 Authorities Frightened of Precedent - Lawyer
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: The capital's municipality denied a group of lawyers to hold a rally at the Mehsul stadium in the Yasamal district of Baku. The need for the meeting arose after the adoption by the Milli Mejlis and the ratification by President Ilham Aliyev of amendments to the legislation, effectively liquidating the institution of representation.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 12:13:17 Media Leaders Condemn Illegal Blocking of Websites
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: The leaders of the recently blocked 14 websites of Azerbaijan consider the Public Policy Division of the Presidential Administration, the Press Council and the Media Development Support Fund to be the culprits of this. They told Turan about this.
2017 November 17 ( Friday ) 11:48:25 150 Aftershocks Registered since November 14 Earthquake
Baku / 17.11.17 / Turan: After the six-point earthquake in the Agdam region on November 15, 150 aftershocks were recorded in the earthquake zone. This was stated by the head of the press service of the Republican Seismological Service Center of the Academy of Sciences Vusala Rafigizy.
2017 November 17 ( Thursday ) 10:52:35 Press Review 17.11. 2017
November 17 - National Revival Day, the relationship of power to internal forces, and financial losses in connection with banking problems are the leading topics of today's press.
2017 November 16 ( Thursday ) 17:46:12 Mehman Huseynov tells the court about torture in the police
Baku / 16.11.17 / Turan: The trial in the case of blogger Mehman Huseynov continued on Thursday at the Baku Court of Appeal (BCA). On 29 September the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan partially satisfied the appeal of Huseynov, returning his complaint to the Court of Appeal.
2017 November 16 ( Thursday ) 17:03:51 Prosecutorís Office initiates punishments against independent lawyers
Baku / 16.11.17 / Turan: First Deputy Prosecutor General Rustam Usubov appealed to the Bar Association calling for action against lawyer Nemat Kerimli. According to Kerimli himself, on November 16 he gave testimony in the disciplinary commission. Usubov accused Kerimli of disseminating information on the Internet, social networks, "misleading the public".