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Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev

Magistrate in Malta has ruled that the criminal complaint against Rakhat Aliyev filed by two Kazakh bodyguards alleging torture cannot be investigated by Maltese police.

Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev
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Russia cannot limit food transit from EU to Kazakhstan: Vice Minister of National Economy

Russia may try to impose limitations on food transit from the European Union to Kazakhstan to prevent re-export of goods to Russia.

Russia cannot limit food transit from EU to Kazakhstan: Vice Minister of National Economy
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Serbia receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan

Serbia has received humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan.

Serbia receives humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan allows using its territory for Great Britain to transit its cargoes from Afghanistan

Kazakhstan has ratified the Agreement on transit of Britain's cargoes from Afghanistan through its territory.

Kazakhstan allows using its territory for Great Britain to transit its cargoes from Afghanistan
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EU pressed to up aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions

The European Parliament ratcheted up the pressure on the European Union to increase support for farmers hit by a Russian ban on food.

EU pressed to up aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions
Nursultan Nazarbayev, Alexandr Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin. RIA Novosti.
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko agrees to meet heads of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and representatives of European Union

The talks will be focused on issues related to the Agreement on association between Ukraine and the European Union, energy security, stabilization of the situation in Donbass.

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko agrees to meet heads of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and representatives of European Union
Novosibirsk shopper in a cheese aisle. Photo © RIA Novosti
Re-export of banned goods to Russia through Kazakhstan and Belarus

Vladimir Putin’s response to the countries supporting sanctions against Russia in the form of an import ban might not be as effective as expected.

Re-export of banned goods to Russia through Kazakhstan and Belarus
Kazakhstan and EU negotiate new Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
Kazakhstan and EU negotiate new Partnership and Cooperation Agreement

The 7th round of negotiations between Kazakhstan and European Union on a new enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement was held in Brussels.

Kazakhstan and EU negotiate new Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
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Delay in Armenia's accesion to EEU is due to technical reasons, not political ones: expert

Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is delayed due to organizational reasons, not geopolitical or political ones.

Delay in Armenia's accesion to EEU is due to technical reasons, not political ones: expert
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Karim Massimov attends inauguration ceremony of Petro Poroshenko

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has attended the inauguration ceremony of newly-elected President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

Karim Massimov attends inauguration ceremony of Petro Poroshenko
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Air Astana to launch more flights to Europe

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana national airline will be performing charter flights from Almaty and Astana to several South European tourist cities.

Air Astana to launch more flights to Europe
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Kazakhstan in fight against Internet terrorism

To combat internet terrorism Kazakhstan requires intercalibration of the legislation.

Kazakhstan in fight against Internet terrorism
Rakhat Aliyev. Still-frame from youtube video
EU not competent to investigate Kazakhstan's Aliyev

When asked to get Eurojust and Europol investigate Aliyev, Commissioner Malmstrom says that EU lacks legal framework to investigate cross-border money laundering cases.

EU not competent to investigate Kazakhstan's Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice

Claude Turmes, a member of the European Parliament, is concerned that inaction of European authorities on mounting serious accusations against Aliyev could undermine public confidence to EU justice.

Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice
Embattled Turkey PM faces tough visit to EU
Embattled Turkey PM faces tough visit to EU

Turkey's embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought Monday to downplay the risk of a crisis with the European Union as he headed to Brussels facing a row over controversial judical reforms.

Embattled Turkey PM faces tough visit to EU
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Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region

Iranian Deputy Minister Valiola Afkhami visited Astana to meet with his Kazakhstani counterpart at the 3rd sitting of the Kazakh-Iranian Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation.

Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region
Rakhat Aliyev. ©youtube.com
Eurojust and Europol called to investigate Aliyev

Eurojust and Europol may join their investigations against Rakhat Aliyev.

Eurojust and Europol called to investigate Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. ©youtube.com
Rakhat Aliyev applies for Cypriot citizenship

Rakhat Aliyev has applied for Cypriot citizenship.

Rakhat Aliyev applies for Cypriot citizenship
EU finance ministers reach banking union deal
EU finance ministers reach banking union deal

EU finance ministers Wednesday reached a banking union accord which will hand Brussels unprecedented new powers to prevent failing banks from wrecking the economy, official sources said.

EU finance ministers reach banking union deal
Eurozone ministers make progress on Banking Union
Eurozone ministers make progress on Banking Union

Eurozone finance ministers said early Wednesday they had made progress on a new bank regulatory system, especially on the funding of a mechanism to close failing banks before they damage the economy.

Eurozone ministers make progress on Banking Union