Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips Ryan Lance who arrived for the 26th meeting of the Foreign Investors Council.
US President Barack Obama on Monday threw his support behind Myanmar President Thein Sein in his drive to reform a former pariah state but warned that a wave of violence against Muslims must stop.
The latest makeover to a massive psychiatric tome honored by some, reviled by others and even called the "Bible" of mental disorders is being released Saturday with a host of new changes.
The United States will boycott meetings of the UN Conference on Disarmament when Iran takes over the body this month.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were set to hold talks on the conflict in Syria.
Turkey's foreign minister voiced concern Sunday about rising anti-foreigner sentiment in crisis-hit Europe, on a visit to Germany where a neo-Nazi cell's bloody murder spree claimed mostly Turkish migrants among its victims.
The G7 top economies are set for a second day of talks aimed at spurring growth amid US-Europe divisions over the scale of austerity and renewed market focus on "currency wars".
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to visit Russia later this month for talks that will include concerns Russia may be preparing to hand over to Syria advanced surface-to-air missiles.
Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of Seven leading economies will meet in the English countryside on Friday for talks on spurring growth, amid US-Europe divisions over the scale of austerity.
The ADB meeting in Astana is scheduled for May 2-3, 2014.
US Vice President Joe Biden met with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to discuss democratic and economic reforms in that Caucasus nation.
Spain forecast Friday it would climb out of its bitter recession in 2014 but needed two extra years to meet the European Union's target for reining in its public deficit.
Australia has vowed not to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka over allegations of human rights violations, despite mounting calls not to attend.
The Group of 20 economic powers pledged "ambitious" steps Friday to spur growth and job creation to get the crisis-scarred global economy back on track.
Advanced and developing countries alike voiced worries over fragile global growth, eurozone stagnation and the swamp of excess monetary liquidity as the IMF and World Bank spring meetings kicked off.
President of Finland Sauli Niinisto arrived on a state visit to Astana.
US President Barack Obama will hold his first White House talks with South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye on May 7.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev will meet with Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday spoke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, for what officials said were regular consultations, three days after a NATO air strike killed 11 Afghan children.
Experts Monday downplayed hopes of any breakthrough in upcoming nuclear talks with Iran, cautioning that progress is unlikely before Iranian elections or while the Syrian conflict rages.
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