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Famous Azerbaijani scientist Lotfi Zadeh dies

A world-renowned Azerbaijani scientist, founder of fuzzy logic Lotfi Zadeh passed away on September 6 at 7:30 am California time aged 96. The world-renowned scientist, Lotfi Zadeh, was a professor emeritus of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, and the director of the Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing. Profesor’s son Norman Zadeh earlier stressed that Lotfi Zadeh’s last will was to be buried … Continue reading Famous Azerbaijani scientist Lotfi Zadeh dies

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Azerbaijan startup Buta Airways to launch Sept. 1

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has taken delivery of an Embraer E190 from regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for its new LCC subsidiary Buta Airways, which will launch Sept. 1. The aircraft will be operated by the new brand of Azerbaijan Airlines—Buta Airways. NAC said Buta Airways is the first LCC in Azerbaijan, a subdivision of the CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines. The airline is based in Baku, at the … Continue reading Azerbaijan startup Buta Airways to launch Sept. 1

Champions League round-up: Qarabag make history by qualifying for group stages

FK Qarabag became the first team from Azerbaijan to make the Champions League group stages after beating Copenhagen on Wednesday. They took a one-goal advantage with them to Denmark, but they fell behind on the stroke of half-time when Federico Santander netted. They looked to have eased their nerves, though, when Dino Ndlovu equalised in the 63rd minute, only for Copenhagen to regain the lead just three minutes … Continue reading Champions League round-up: Qarabag make history by qualifying for group stages

Azerbaijan to Buy Boeing-737 MAX Aircraft for $1B

April 14–Azerbaijan’s Silk Way Airlines and the US aerospace company Boeing have signed a contract for the purchase of ten passenger aircraft Boeing-737 MAX. The document was signed in Baku on Apr. 14 by President of Silk Way Holding Zaur Akhundov and Senior Vice President of Boeing company Marty Bentrott. The ceremony of the document’s signing was attended by the President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC … Continue reading Azerbaijan to Buy Boeing-737 MAX Aircraft for $1B

SONUNCU The Last One – [Video]

This year, the Selection Committee received 3,450 short films, representing 128 production countries. Nine films will compete in 2014 for the Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Abbas Kiarostami, President of the Jury, at the Awards Ceremony of the 67th Festival de Cannes on Saturday, May 24th. For the first time, an azeri and a georgian film will take part in the Short Films … Continue reading SONUNCU The Last One – [Video]

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Travel To Azerbaijan – Maiden Tower

Everyday Texas Azerbaijanis is trying to give back to the community so one of our new projects is cover as much information as we can with people who might be travelling to Baku and are not from Azerbaijan. So like us on Facebook so you can be informed with all the places to go in Baku or in Azerbaijan. Our team in Azerbaijan will be … Continue reading Travel To Azerbaijan – Maiden Tower

Azerbaijan – model of tolerance, Israeli FM says

Azerbaijan, a country friendly towards Israel, is an example of tolerance, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in Baku on Thursday, May 1. He went on to add that the Jews living in Azerbaijan have always felt themselves comfortable, even during the Holocaust. The minister stressed that the relations between Israel and Azerbaijan are now at the highest level, the ties in all spheres have … Continue reading Azerbaijan – model of tolerance, Israeli FM says

Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be a reality, nation says

Azerbaijan will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next season in its capital Baku, continuing the oil-rich Caucasus nation’s push into hosting major world sports events, the country’s Youth and Sports Ministry said Thursday. “Formula One will be held in Baku in autumn 2015,” ministry spokeswoman Samaya Mammadova told The Associated Press, adding that “the final signing (of contracts) will be … Continue reading Azerbaijan Grand Prix to be a reality, nation says

Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

As well as raucous celebrations inside Stamford Bridge, where Atlético Madrid fans partied until they were turfed out on to the Fulham Road to contend with the tube strike, and in the red and white half of the Spanish capital, there would also have been dancing on the streets of Baku on Wednesday night. Atlético’s extraordinary season, which could yet see them lift the Spanish title and … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

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World famous violinist Itzhak Perlman performs at Heydar Aliyev Center

World-renowned violinist, a 15 Grammy and 4 Emmy Award winner Itzhak Perlman has today performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The night of the classic music was dedicated to the 91st anniversary of the birth of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva. The Israeli-American musician was accompanied by a Sri Lankan pianist Rohan de Silva. The classic repertoire offered to the Baku audience included pieces by … Continue reading World famous violinist Itzhak Perlman performs at Heydar Aliyev Center