British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to win back powers from the European Union could cause the 27-nation bloc to fall apart.
The World Trade Organization on Monday approved Tajikistan's 11-year struggle to join the UN's global trade body, paving the way for the Central Asian nation to become its 159th member.
The UN General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to make Palestine a non-member state, inflicting a major diplomatic defeat on the United States and Israel.
The elections of the new Council members for 2013-2015 were held during the 67th session of the UN General Assembly on November 12 in New York.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has announced that the Palestinian Authority will present its bid for non-state UN membership, despite US and Israeli opposition.
Kazakhstan has presented itself as a candidate for membership in the UN Human Rights Council from Asian-Pacific States for 2013-2015.
US President Barack Obama told Mahmud Abbas on Sunday that his administration opposes a Palestinian bid for non-state membership of the UN.
After years of preparation, communist Laos is on the verge of joining the World Trade Organisation, a milestone that the small landlocked nation owes to a slew of reforms it must now enforce.
Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova who arrived in Kazakhstan with her first official visit.
Kazakhstan's entry into the World Trade Organization will result in imported goods prices cut.
Kazakhstan's entrance as a recipient country was officially announced at the meeting of the organization's experts in Washington.
During his visit to Paris Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Karim Massimov will submit Kazakhstan's application for a membership in the OECD.
- Great Britain
- European Union
- David Cameron
- Middle East & Africa
- United States
- United Nations
- human rights
- Barack Obama
- Asia Pacific
- Karim Massimov
- Karim Masimov