US President Barack Obama told US troops in a video message early Tuesday that they would still get paid on time, despite a government shutdown.
The US lurched into a dreaded government shutdown for the first time in 17 years, triggering agency closures and hundreds of thousands of furloughs as Congress missed a deadline to pass a budget.
Spain will stick to its path of austerity in 2014 with the government due to approve its draft budget for the year on Friday, subjecting pensioners and public workers to more cutbacks despite a slowly improving economy.
The draft Kazakhstan state budget for 2014-2016 has been submitted to the Majilis (Lower Chamber of the Kazakhstan Parliament).
Kazakhstan's expenses on hosing the 2022 Winter Olympics in Almaty are expected to exceed $5 billion.
The US military has fewer ships to send as reinforcements in a crisis because of budget cuts that have slashed funds for maintenance and training.
The average budget income per one Almaty citizen has made 730 thousand tenge ($4,900) in 2013.
Cancer researchers warned Friday that federal budget cuts enacted by the US Congress could block key advances in the fight against deadly disease.
The first day of US government furloughs imposed by a budget crunch saw more than 100,000 federal workers ordered to stay home Friday.
Spain forecast Friday it would climb out of its bitter recession in 2014 but needed two extra years to meet the European Union's target for reining in its public deficit.
South Korea proposed Tuesday a 17.3 trillion won ($15.4 billion) supplementary budget to help boost the economy, including further spending on defence at a time of heightened tensions with the North.
The highly anticipated New York trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law could be delayed because his court-appointed lawyers have been hit by US budget cuts.
France's ex-budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was charged Tuesday in a tax fraud probe after he admitted having a foreign bank account, dealing a fresh blow to President Francois Hollande's embattled government.
Kazakhstan Minister of Transport and Communications told about the plans for development of Almaty's infrastructure.
President Barack Obama warned Tuesday America will not balance its budget within a decade because Republican plans to do so would entail slashing social programs many citizens rely on for support.
Gains in life expectancy across Europe could be reversed if cash-strapped governments cut health budgets.
House Speaker John Boehner laid bare the Republican leadership's exasperation Tuesday over looming US budget cuts, as he demanded senators get "off their ass" to forge a compromise and avert a crisis.
With the United States days away from billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts, anti-poverty campaigners fear that reductions in foreign aid could potentially lead to thousands of deaths.
The Agency's budget for 2013 grew 1.5-fold comparing to 2012: executive secretary.
Almaty bolstered its position as the country’s financial center: Almaty Akim.
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