Tajikistan has tightened restrictions on celebrations of the traditional festive season in schools in the Central Asian country, banning Christmas trees and gift-giving.
A list of the most popular gifts for March 8 -- the International Women's Day -- in Kazakhstan has been made.
The Mayor of Almaty has presented a car to the Kazakhstan figure-skating Denis Ten for the bronze medal that he won in the Sochi Olympics.
A garden gnome, a chocolate royal coach and a falconry glove were among the gifts presented to Britain's royal household last year.
Amazon Thursday said it would give $20 gift cards and pay shipping costs for customers affected by problems at UPS and FedEx that delayed some Christmas package deliveries.
Who needs Santa Claus when you hold one of two winning tickets announced in the $636 million Mega Millions lottery in the United States?
Australia's tropical Northern Territory presented an unusual gift to Britain's new royal baby, Prince George, a crocodile.
Kazakhstan naturalist Atygai Yesenkulov offered to supply bats to Astana city to help it harness the mosquito population.
A luxury golf bag, a statue of Abraham Lincoln and an Australian rules football jersey formed part of a treasure trove given to US President Barack Obama in 2011.
Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades.
A Japanese city devastated by the 2011 tsunami has received anonymous gifts of gold worth more than $250,000 in a phenomenon dubbed a "goodwill gold rush" ahead of the second anniversary of the disaster.
China has banned ads that encourage giving luxury gifts to authorities, state media said Thursday, the latest push against official extravagance since new leaders took charge vowing better governance.
Boxer Serik Sapiyev will get Toyota Land Cruiser-200 from Karaganda oblast for his gold medal at London Olympics.
The information that the Mayor of East-Kazakhstan oblast gave a cabriolet to Olympic champion Olga Rypakova turned out to be not true.
The Tumar that Nursultan Nazarbayev gave to Barack Obama was made by the artistic group Woman Art Design from Uralsk.
Residents of Tucson, AZ, gifted to Almaty a sculpture that represents close relationships between the two sister cities.
- New Year
- Central Asia
- Denis Ten
- Great Britain
- United States
- Santa Clause
- Asia Pacific
- Barack Obama
- New York
- Olga Rypakova