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Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned

Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/

Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
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Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan

Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.

Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan
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Russia moves forward with common currency for EEU despite Kazakhstan's opposition

Russia is considering a common unit of account and currency for the EEU, while Kazakhstan is not eager to move forward with this project.

Russia moves forward with common currency for EEU despite Kazakhstan's opposition
Russian delegation led by Vladimir Putin to arrive in Astana

President of Russia Vladimir Putin is arriving to Kazakhstan with an official visit on October 15.

Russian delegation led by Vladimir Putin to arrive in Astana
Kazakh experts Marat Shibutov, Yerlan Karin and Dosym Satpayev ©Tengrinews.kz
Advantages and disadvantages of Kyrgyzstan's accession into EEU

Kazakhstani political analysts discuss advantages and disadvantages of Kyrgyzstan's accession into the Eurasian Economic Union.

Advantages and disadvantages of Kyrgyzstan's accession into EEU
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev ratifies Kyrgyzstan's accession to EEU

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the ratification of the agreement on Kyrgyzstan's joining to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).

Nazarbayev ratifies Kyrgyzstan's accession to EEU
Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest
Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on a central square in the Armenian capital pledging to carry on protests over energy price hikes after police cleared a key artery they had blocked for weeks.

Demonstrators regroup after Armenian police break up energy price protest
Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters
Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters

Armenian authorities launched a criminal investigation into police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes.

Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters
Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers
Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers

The Armenian government refused to reverse a controversial electricity price hike, sparking fresh anger among thousands of demonstrators.

Armenian PM rejects protesters' demands as anger simmers
Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day
Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day

Rallies in the Armenian capital against electricity price hikes and police violence entered the seventh day with protesters adamant they will not back down.

Armenia's 'Electric Yerevan' protests enter seventh day
Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes
Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes

Riot police in the Armenian capital early used water cannon to disperse several hundred demonstrators protesting a government hike in electricity prices.

Armenia police disperse protest over power price hikes
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan
Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO

Heads of CSTO member states’ delegations met in Dushanbe to discuss prospects of creating a unified air and missile defense system.

Joint air defense system discussed by CSTO
Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre
Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre

Armenians worldwide will mark the centenary of an Ottoman massacre of up to 1.5 million of their people on Friday.

Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre
Obama avoids term 'genocide' in Armenian massacre
Obama avoids term 'genocide' in Armenian massacre

US President Barack Obama described the World War I massacre of Armenians as "terrible carnage" but avoided the term genocide.

Obama avoids term 'genocide' in Armenian massacre
Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'
Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'

Turkey stopped Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik's plane from flying over its territory, preventing him from attending a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocideю

Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'
War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on
War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on

Armenians are still battling to get the World War I slaying of their ancestors recognised as a genocide.

War of words as Armenians fight for genocide recognition a century on
Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments
Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu lashed out at Pope Francis for "inappropriate" and "one-sided" comments.

Turkey PM slams pope's 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments
Pope on diplomatic tightrope with Armenian genocide mass
Pope on diplomatic tightrope with Armenian genocide mass

Pope Francis will mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians with a special ceremony.

Pope on diplomatic tightrope with Armenian genocide mass
Kim Kardashian jets to Armenia ahead of genocide anniversary
Kim Kardashian jets to Armenia ahead of genocide anniversary

American reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her family flew in Wednesday to Armenia on a first trip there to celebrate her Armenian heritage.

Kim Kardashian jets to Armenia ahead of genocide anniversary
Armenia's president Serzh Sargsyan. Photo courtesy of RIA
Turkey slams Armenia for halting deal to improve ties

Turkey lashed out at Armenian President for his decision to withdraw from parliament a landmark deal aimed at repairing relations between the two nations.

Turkey slams Armenia for halting deal to improve ties