Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov said 'we are very proud to be the first Central Asian country to serve on the council'.
India and Pakistan inched closer Friday to joining a regional security and economic bloc led by Russia and China.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warned EU member states against drawing hasty conclusions about Britain's decision to quit.
Britain voted to break away from the European Union Friday, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing a thunderous blow to the bloc
Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed a new chief-of-staff amid signs of a major political shake up in the country.
The EU agreed a raft of anti-tax evasion measures to make it harder for multinationals to shift profits to countries with lower taxes.
China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips without using US technology.
Kazakhstan's double Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin and three other gold medalists banned for failing dope tests at the 2012 London Olympics
China has banned exports to North Korea of a range of technologies that could be used to build weapons.
President Francois Hollande finalised ratification of the Paris climate accord reached in December 2015.
A huge overhang in oil stocks will keep a cap on any further oil price rises even as supply and demand move towards balance: IEA
Kazakhstan had detained all the remaining gunmen involved in a series of shooting attacks last week that killed seven people.
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Aktobe city were acting on instructions from abroad.
Russia continues working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, including Kazakhstan.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Wednesday demanded 'the strictest punishment' to the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Aktobe city.
Police in Kazakhstan said Tuesday they had killed 13 suspects in an anti-terror operation following deadly weekend attacks.
The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.
The US obesity epidemic has worsened across the board: 40 percent of women, 35 percent of men and 17 percent of children and teens.
Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports.
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