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Putin and Nazarbayev sign Treaty on Good-Neighborliness and Alliance in 21 Century

The Treaty on Good-Neighborliness and Alliance in the 21 Century was signed by Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin.

Putin and Nazarbayev sign Treaty on Good-Neighborliness and Alliance in 21 Century
Assad tells envoy Syrians will decide on peace talks
Assad tells envoy Syrians will decide on peace talks

President Bashar al-Assad insisted in a meeting Wednesday with visiting UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi that Syrians alone will decide on the fate of an initiative for Geneva peace talks.

Assad tells envoy Syrians will decide on peace talks
G20 seeks 'urgent action' from US on budget impasse
G20 seeks 'urgent action' from US on budget impasse

Finance chiefs of the G20 on Friday called for Washington to quickly resolve the political paralysis over its budget and debt ceiling.

G20 seeks 'urgent action' from US on budget impasse
Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office
Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle welcomed Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office.

Obamas welcome Malala to Oval Office
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC

The ICC was under fire over its "unfair" and "totally unacceptable" treatment of Africa, with African Union ministers calling for cases against Kenyan and Sudanese leaders to be deferred.

African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
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US, Iran gear for historic nuclear talks

With the eyes of the world upon them, the United States and Iran will Thursday have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution as their foreign ministers join talks on Tehran's suspect nuclear program.

US, Iran gear for historic nuclear talks
Iran's new tone 'encouraging': Germany
Iran's new tone 'encouraging': Germany

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle welcomed a "new tone" from Tehran during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday in New York.

Iran's new tone 'encouraging': Germany
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Supreme Eurasian Council sitting in Astana

Russian Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Astana for the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Council.

Supreme Eurasian Council sitting in Astana
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik AKhmetov. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Kazakhstan's Akhmetov taking part in CSTO summit in Sochi

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov is participating in the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Sochi.

Kazakhstan's Akhmetov taking part in CSTO summit in Sochi
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Sultan Dosaliyev©
All will benefit from peacefull setlement of Syrian conflict: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan supports Russia's position of solving the Syrian conflict and passing Syria's chemical weapons under the international control.

All will benefit from peacefull setlement of Syrian conflict: Nazarbayev
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Science ministers of Kazakhstan and China discuss cooperation

Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science Aslan Sarinzhipov and Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang discussed prospects of scientific and technical cooperation.

Science ministers of Kazakhstan and China discuss cooperation
Top Syrian diplomat passes Assad's thanks to Russia
Top Syrian diplomat passes Assad's thanks to Russia

Syria's foreign minister passed on the personal thanks of President Bashar al-Assad to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for his support.

Top Syrian diplomat passes Assad's thanks to Russia
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Japan PM urges reset in ties at first meet with China's Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged a reset in frayed ties with China at his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Japan PM urges reset in ties at first meet with China's Xi
Obama to meet Russian gay activists on G20 visit
Obama to meet Russian gay activists on G20 visit

US President Barack Obama will meet with Russian gay rights activists in the course of his visit to Russia.

Obama to meet Russian gay activists on G20 visit
    Ambassador of France Jean-Charles Berthonnet (C). Photo courtesy of www.ambafrance-kz.org©
French ambassador leaves Kazakhstan

The Ambassador of France Jean-Charles Berthonnet has completed his diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan.

French ambassador leaves Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan and Indonesia arrange direct flights

Kazakhstan and Indonesia will be connected with direct flights.

Kazakhstan and Indonesia arrange direct flights
US postpones meeting with Russia on Syria: official
US postpones meeting with Russia on Syria: official

The United States on Monday postponed a meeting with Russia on the Syrian crisis, as Washington appeared to be positioning for a potential military strike.

US postpones meeting with Russia on Syria: official
Obama: Greece needs policies focused on growth and jobs
Obama: Greece needs policies focused on growth and jobs

US President Barack Obama called Thursday for more growth-oriented policies in Greece, saying the austerity has not been adequate to revive the country's battered economy.

Obama: Greece needs policies focused on growth and jobs
LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN
LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN

Latin American bloc Mercosur reiterated Monday to the United Nations its indignation over US espionage practices revealed by Edward Snowden.

LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests

The EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton headed to meet ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi early Tuesday as his supporters rallied anew in Cairo.

EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests