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Kazakh central bank governor shares de-dollarization plans

The Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev commented on the plan to de-dollarize the Kazakh economy.

Kazakh central bank governor shares de-dollarization plans
Canada unveils new railway rules after Quebec train disaster
Canada unveils new railway rules after Quebec train disaster

Canada announced stricter railway safety measures following last year's runaway train disaster in Quebec that killed 47 people.

Canada unveils new railway rules after Quebec train disaster
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Anti-flood missions keep 24/7 monitoring of water basins in Zhambyl Oblast

The authorities of Zhambyl Oblast are taking precocious against floods.

Anti-flood missions keep 24/7 monitoring of water basins in Zhambyl Oblast
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Almaty marathon courses receive IAAF/AIMS certificates

The courses of the Almaty Marathon have received IAAF/AIMS certificates.

Almaty marathon courses receive IAAF/AIMS certificates
Gun legislation getting holstered on Capitol Hill
Gun legislation getting holstered on Capitol Hill

Three months after Newtown, the prospects for President Barack Obama's ambitious gun control measures have dimmed, as hopes for expanded background checks clash with stubborn political realities.

Gun legislation getting holstered on Capitol Hill
Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu
Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu

Phnom Penh on Friday ordered urgent action to stem the "worrying" number of bird flu deaths in Cambodia, following a surge in the number of fatalities from the virus.

Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu
US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming
US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington Sunday to generate pressure on President Barack Obama to take concrete measures to fight global warming.

US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming
Energy leaders say climate crisis more urgent
Energy leaders say climate crisis more urgent

Energy industry leaders on Wednesday called for a fresh push in the fight against climate change and urged governments to make it easier for the world's poor to access power sources.

Energy leaders say climate crisis more urgent
Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa. ©REUTERS
BoJ holds off fresh easing despite calls for action

The Bank of Japan held off launching fresh easing measures on Tuesday, despite growing calls for further stimulus to spur the economy and as it warned of a "high degree of uncertainty".

BoJ holds off fresh easing despite calls for action
US still undecided on no-fly zone for Syria
US still undecided on no-fly zone for Syria

The United States is still mulling ways to stop the fighting in Syria, including a no-fly zone, as the Syrian regime is "ratcheting up the brutality of their tactics" .

US still undecided on no-fly zone for Syria
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