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US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan
US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan

US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.

US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan
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Introduction of across-the-board income and property reporting postponed in Kazakhstan

Introduction of across-the-board income and property reporting has been postponed till 2020 in Kazakhstan.

Introduction of across-the-board income and property reporting postponed in Kazakhstan
Greece to vote on second bailout bill in test for Tsipras

Greek lawmakers are set to vote on a second batch of reforms that must pass if Athens is to receive its third huge international bailout, in a key test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' authority.

Greece to vote on second bailout bill in test for Tsipras
Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow
Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow

A Ukrainian lawmaker said he was detained by Russian police ahead of a Moscow march to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow
Venezuela's ruling party targets new opposition leader
Venezuela's ruling party targets new opposition leader

Lawmakers from Venezuela's ruling party said they have asked prosecutors to investigate a leading opposition lawmaker for conspiring to overthrow President.

Venezuela's ruling party targets new opposition leader
Obama wants $3.2 bn more for US air war on IS: officials
Obama wants $3.2 bn more for US air war on IS: officials

President Barack Obama will ask lawmakers Friday for an additional $3.2 billion to pay for the war against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

Obama wants $3.2 bn more for US air war on IS: officials
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Kazakh peacekeepers in Western Sahara

Kazakhstani peacekeeprs talked about their daily routine in Western Sahara.

Kazakh peacekeepers in Western Sahara
China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader
China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body.

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader
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Kazcosmos to develop electronic tagging devices for Kazakhstan

Electronic tagging devices may be developed locally in Kazakhstan by its space agency Kazcosmos.

Kazcosmos to develop electronic tagging devices for Kazakhstan
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White House: no bypass of Congress for Guantanamo closure

The White House said it aimed to work with US lawmakers towards closing Guantanamo and was not "drafting options" for circumventing a congressional ban.

White House: no bypass of Congress for Guantanamo closure
Lyazzat Kiinov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Eurasian Economic Union to resolve Kazakhstan's fuel problems

The Eurasian Economic Union, according to the former head of the KazMunaiGas Lyazzat Kiinov, will have a positive effect on the situation with petrol in Kazakhstan.

Eurasian Economic Union to resolve Kazakhstan's fuel problems
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Kazakh Senate questions security of electronic tagging devices

Kazakhstani Senate has questioned the safety and security of electronic tagging devices.

Kazakh Senate questions security of electronic tagging devices
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UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens

The UNICEF research of suicide among teens in Kazakhstan refutes negative effect of the Unified National Testing.

UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens
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China announces national 'Martyrs' Day': report

Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders.

China announces national 'Martyrs' Day': report
New Akim of Almaty Oblast Amandyk Batalov. Photo courtesy of  rus.azattyq.org
New Almaty Oblast Governor appointed

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has introduced the new Akim (Governor) of Almaty Oblast during his official visit.

New Almaty Oblast Governor appointed
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Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10

Bolivian lawmakers have approved child workers as young as 10 years old, under a new law that lays out specific conditions for employing children.

Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10
Kazakhstan Parliament. Tengrinews stock photo
Kazakhstan to hold its officials responsible for copying other countries' laws

The topic of plagiarism in draft laws by incompetent government officials was raised at the Central Communications Service briefing on Tuesday, July 1.

Kazakhstan to hold its officials responsible for copying other countries' laws
US President Barack Obama. ©Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
Obama seeks $500 mn to train, equip Syrian rebels

The White House has asked lawmakers for $500 million to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels, in what would be a significant escalation of US involvement in a conflict that has spilled into Iraq.

Obama seeks $500 mn to train, equip Syrian rebels
Japan's clubland weathers dancing ban
Japan's clubland weathers dancing ban

Famous for its neon lights and wild nightlife, Tokyo's status as one of the world's clubbing capitals looks set to survive a potentially ruinous police crackdown on -- of all things -- dancing.

Japan's clubland weathers dancing ban
Senator Dianne Feinstein. ©Reuters/Gary Cameron
White House apologizes to lawmakers over prisoner swap

The White House apologized for keeping lawmakers in the dark regarding the exchange of an American soldier for five Taliban fighters, senators said Tuesday, as controversy grew over the issue.

White House apologizes to lawmakers over prisoner swap