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Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov

The Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful ways, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Yerlan Idrissov said at the General Policy Debates at the UN headquarters in New York.

Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov
Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev (on the right). Photo courtesy of the press service of the Parliament's Senate.
Kazakh Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev takes part in Munich Security Conference

Kazakhstan Senate Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev has taken part in the Munich Security Conference.

Kazakh Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev takes part in Munich Security Conference
From hot water to cold: Hollande named for IceBucketChallenge
From hot water to cold: Hollande named for IceBucketChallenge

Prince Albert of Monaco decided that now was a good time to nominate French President Francois Hollande for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

From hot water to cold: Hollande named for IceBucketChallenge
'Ice Bucket Challenge' passes $100 mn mark
'Ice Bucket Challenge' passes $100 mn mark

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" viral craze has raised more than $100 million after sweeping the globe since its launch last month.

'Ice Bucket Challenge' passes $100 mn mark
Captain of the Almaty Football Club Kairat Samat Smakov. Youtube screenshot.
Kazakh football players accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge continues with the captain of the Almaty Football Club Kairat Samat Smakov.

Kazakh football players accept Ice Bucket Challenge
US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge
US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge

It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former US presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water

US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge
George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton
George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton

Former president George W. Bush took the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig's disease research.

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton
Gennady Golovkin. Photo courtesy of badlefthook.com
Boxing: Golovkin accepts Geale's challenge

Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin has accepted the challenge of the ex IBF world middleweight champion Daniel Geale.

Boxing: Golovkin accepts Geale's challenge
Erislandy Lara. Photo courtesy of beatsboxingmayhem.com/
Boxing: Cuban boxer challenges Gennady Golovkin

Cuban boxer Erislandy Lara has challenged the famous boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan.

Boxing: Cuban boxer challenges Gennady Golovkin
Cui Tiankai. Photo courtesy of cogitasia.com
China: Japan defeated not only by atomic bombs

Japan should realize it was defeated in 1945 "not just" by atomic bombs and thus not challenge the post-World War II order.

China: Japan defeated not only by atomic bombs
Jamil Hasanly, a presidential candidate from the united opposition. ©Reuters/Elmar Mustafazadeh
Azerbaijan cracks down on critics ahead of polls

Sakina Gurbanova says her son is facing 12 years in prison for daring to challenge Azerbaijan's government ahead of upcoming presidential elections in the tightly controlled ex-Soviet state.

Azerbaijan cracks down on critics ahead of polls
LG unveils new device in smartphone war
LG unveils new device in smartphone war

LG Electronics on Wednesday unveiled a new device to challenge Apple, Samsung and other rivals in the booming smartphone market.

LG unveils new device in smartphone war
Britain launches legal challenge to EU finance tax
Britain launches legal challenge to EU finance tax

The British government has launched a legal challenge against plans for a European financial transactions tax to be adopted by 11 EU states.

Britain launches legal challenge to EU finance tax
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Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back

It used to be that Microsoft was the evil empire, and Apple the scrappy underdog.

Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back
Austrian space diver no stranger to danger
Austrian space diver no stranger to danger

Felix Baumgartner, the Austrian daredevil who had hoped to make history Tuesday with a jump from the edge of space, is no stranger to death-defying danger.

Austrian space diver no stranger to danger
Muslim leaders challenge Obama defense on anti-Islam film
Muslim leaders challenge Obama defense on anti-Islam film

Muslim leaders demanded international action to stop religious insults in a challenge to US President Barack Obama's defense of freedom of expression at the UN General Assembly.

Muslim leaders challenge Obama defense on anti-Islam film
Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim
Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim

Two silhouettes cut through the water a few hundred yards (metres) from a rainy, windswept beach bordering the flat grasslands near the small Inuit community of Wales, in the far west of Alaska.

Quadruple amputee prepares for Bering Strait swim
Opposition to appeal Mexico presidential vote results
Opposition to appeal Mexico presidential vote results

The party of the leftist candidate who came in second in Mexico's presidential election said Sunday it would challenge the results, which gave a win to Enrique Pena Nieto, in the Electoral Court.

Opposition to appeal Mexico presidential vote results

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