Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have reached an agreement to construct the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) underwater segment.
One of Ireland's most prominent politicians announced he is gay, becoming the first openly homosexual cabinet minister in Irish history.
The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France ended a meeting without being able to set a date for a hoped-for peace summit.
Vice-Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Ruslan Dalenov speaks about the year 2014 and shares plans for the upcoming year.
Alexey Tsoy has been appointed the new Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development in Kazakhstan.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named Joaquim Levy to be her new finance minister as her government looks to steer the economy out of recession.
Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan said he expected the new stimuli package adopted in Kazakhstan to boost the inflow of investment from China.
Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and ex-Defense Minister Serik Akhmetov has been put under house arrest on corruption related charges.
Kazakhstan’s Defence Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov has taken part in the Council of Defence Ministers of the CIS in Moscow, Russia.
Portugal's Interior Minister resigned, three days after top officials were detained in a corruption probe linked to "golden visas" for wealthy foreign investors.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond will step down as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) at its annual conference.
Electronic tagging devices may be developed locally in Kazakhstan by its space agency Kazcosmos.
Estonian Finance Minister Juergen Ligi announced his resignation after he caused a furore with Facebook comments seen as insulting to the education minister.
High-profile transfer of Imangali Tasmagambetov from his job as Mayor of Astana to the Defense Ministry has made people wonder. Experts have shared their opinions with respect to geopolitical changes around Kazakhstan, internal dynamics within the Kazakh elite and personalities of the newly appointed officials.
The global economic recovery is beset by "downside risks", a day after growth in the world's second-largest economy hit a five-year low.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suffered a double setback with the resignations of two female cabinet ministers over claims they misused political funds.
Japan's industry minister could resign over claims she spent political donations on make-up.
Ukraine's parliament confirmed National Guard chief Stepan Poltorak as the former Soviet state's fourth defence minister.
Ratings agency Standard and Poor's kept its 'AA' rating for France but lowered its outlook from "stable" to "negative" on fears over the country's budget situation.
Former Northern Irish first minister Ian Paisley, the firebrand Protestant leader who struck a power-sharing deal with former foes Sinn Fein, died at the age of 88.
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