10 people, including an ambulance crew, were hospitalized on suspicions of carrying a deadly virus of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in southern Kazakhstan.
On June 4th, the Bolshoi Theatre singer Pavel Chernyhk (baritone) will perform in I Still Recall the Wondrous Moment concert in the Chamber Hall of the Astana Opera.
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed concern Thursday over Egypt's intensified crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood after the military-installed government declared it a terrorist group.
President Barack Obama warned Tuesday that world leaders were nervous Republicans would "blow up" the US economy, and vowed not to budge on his demand for the debt ceiling to be lifted without conditions.
The son of slain Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi was due to appear at a pre-trial hearing with more than 30 others in Tripoli Thursday although doubts remained whether his ex-rebel captors would allow him to attend.
The threat that climate change poses to Pacific Island nations shows that international action on the issue is overdue.
US defense chief Chuck Hagel, meeting with his counterpart from Azerbaijan, said Monday it was imperative Iran quickly resolve concerns about its nuclear program.
Syria's main opposition group called Saturday for the immediate release of an Italian Jesuit priest who went to negotiate with jihadists and who is feared to have been taken prisoner.
US National Security Advisor Susan Rice called for more "eureka moments" and "unorthodox partnerships."
The United States voiced concern on Monday about reports of irregularities in Cambodia's weekend elections and called for a credible investigation.
A Russian court's decision to sentence protest leader Alexei Navalny to five years in a penal colony on fraud charges has prompted global concern.
The United States on Monday led western calls for tougher UN action on Iran's arms supplies to Syria and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah.
The UN Security Council on Monday expressed concern over "volatile" events in Guinea in the runup to a bitterly contested election in June.
The United States has "real concerns" about the direction being taken by the Egyptian government following recent arrests and political violence.
Germany is concerned that its fabled international reputation for efficiency may have taken a blow from a catalogue of delays dogging major projects, especially the new Berlin airport.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Sunday he was "appalled by the escalating terrorist violence in Pakistan," after 19 Shiite pilgrims died in a car bomb and 21 kidnapped soldiers were killed.
The UN is evacuating staff from the Central African Republic and the US has warned its citizens to leave as rebel fighters close in on the tense capital Bangui.
India condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch on Wednesday even as it tested one of its own ballistic weapons, which were developed when India was a nuclear pariah itself.
US President Barack Obama expressed "deep concern" Thursday over the recent deadly political protests in Egypt, in a call to his counterpart Mohamed Morsi.
The African Union has endorsed a plan for military intervention to regain control of Mali's desert north from Islamist rebels and restore the authority of the state.
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