February 26th, 2008
Former Director of Azerbaijani Journalist Union Haji Aliheydar Oglu Hajiyev passed away on 23 February at the age of 84 as a result of a heart attack.

H. Hajiyev was born on 18 February 1924 in Baku. He worked at "Azerbaijan Genjleri" newspaper and the State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company, and was the Chief Editor of "Ushaggenjneshr" publishing house. He chaired the Journalist Union of Azerbaijan from 1988 to 2006. In 2006 he was selected to be an honorary member of the organization.
 "Turan" News Agency Analytical Department Chief Hasan Guliyev passed away on 24 February at the age of 67, as a result of a stroke he suffered two weeks ago. Expert H. Guliyev worked hard to shape an ethno-psychological portrait of the Azerbaijani people.