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FBI Director James Comey. ©Reuters/Yuri Gripas
Ex-FBI agent gets 11 years for security leaks, child porn

A former FBI agent was sentenced to more than three years in prison Thursday for disclosing confidential national security information about a foiled bomb plot to an Associated Press reporter.

Ex-FBI agent gets 11 years for security leaks, child porn
Aid steams in to Philippines as Obama launches appeal
Aid steams in to Philippines as Obama launches appeal

The United States said relief channels were belatedly opening up to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines on Thursday as President Barack Obama urged Americans to dig deep and other countries upped their aid.

Aid steams in to Philippines as Obama launches appeal
Obama popularity at all-time low: survey
Obama popularity at all-time low: survey

US President Barack Obama's popularity has slumped to an all-time low, with a majority of Americans for the first time believing him to be dishonest and untrustworthy, a new survey showed Tuesday.

Obama popularity at all-time low: survey
Obama not 'poking' into origin of intelligence on allies
Obama not 'poking' into origin of intelligence on allies

President Barack Obama Thursday said he had never poked and probed to find out the origin of US intelligence on key allies like Germany, following a furor over claims US spies eavesdropped on foreign leaders.

Obama not 'poking' into origin of intelligence on allies
Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power
Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power

The Syrian regime will not attend a proposed Geneva peace conference if the aim is for President Bashar al-Assad to hand over power, the country's information minister said Monday.

Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power
Only six Americans enrolled on 'Obamacare' first day
Only six Americans enrolled on 'Obamacare' first day

Just six people managed enrol in Obamacare on day one of the health plan's troubled rollout, documents released by Republican lawmakers showed, in a new embarrassment for the White House.

Only six Americans enrolled on 'Obamacare' first day
Photo by Marat Ablilov©
Letter in defence of Kazakhstan students arrested in Boston submitted to Obama

A letter in defence of Kazakhstan students apprehended in Boston has been transferred to U.S. President Barack Obama.

Letter in defence of Kazakhstan students arrested in Boston submitted to Obama
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Tengrinews.kz
Nazarbayev sends condolences to Obama over Boston blasts

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent his condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama over the terrorist attack in Boston.

Nazarbayev sends condolences to Obama over Boston blasts
Journalist from Kazakhstan's Pavlodar sends letter to Obama
Journalist from Kazakhstan's Pavlodar sends letter to Obama

Fyodor Koalyov has called Barack Obama to stop American investor AES from infringing upon the interests of Kazakhstan citizens and return spring overflow of the Irtysh River.

Journalist from Kazakhstan's Pavlodar sends letter to Obama
The space shuttle Columbia lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in
Cape Canaveral, Florida January 16, 2003. ©REUTERS/Karl
Ronstrom
Columbia space tragedy, 10 years on

NASA will commemorate the loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its seven astronauts a decade ago, a landmark incident that triggered the end of the shuttle mission.

Columbia space tragedy, 10 years on
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Nazarbayev expressed condolences to Obama over U.S. school mass shooting

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama in relation to the tragedy in the American school in Connecticut.

Nazarbayev expressed condolences to Obama over U.S. school mass shooting
Hillary Clinton congratulated Kazakhstan people on Independence Day on behalf of U.S. President
Hillary Clinton congratulated Kazakhstan people on Independence Day on behalf of U.S. President

I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Kazakhstan as you celebrate your Independence Day this December 16: Clinton.

Hillary Clinton congratulated Kazakhstan people on Independence Day on behalf of U.S. President
Obama stands firm on taxes in fiscal cliff showdown
Obama stands firm on taxes in fiscal cliff showdown

US President Barack Obama told opposition Republicans they would have to accept tax increases for the rich if the country was to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

Obama stands firm on taxes in fiscal cliff showdown
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Barack Obama. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Nazarbayev congratulated Obama on re-election

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a congratulatory telegram to Barack Obama in relation to his re-election U.S. President.

Nazarbayev congratulated Obama on re-election
Polls start to open on US election day
Polls start to open on US election day

US polling stations opened, with Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a tight presidential contest after a burst of last-minute campaigning.

Polls start to open on US election day
US Cold War trade rule stays as Russia joins WTO
US Cold War trade rule stays as Russia joins WTO

The Obama administration welcomed Russia's membership in the World Trade Organization, but said US exporters would be disadvantaged unless Congress repeals Russia's Cold War-era trade status.

US Cold War trade rule stays as Russia joins WTO
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama. ©REUTERS/Bob Strong
US, Britain warn Syria against chemical weapon threat

British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama warned they would be forced to consider a new course of action if Syria threatens to use chemical weapons on rebel fighters.

US, Britain warn Syria against chemical weapon threat
Romney sees more oil drilling on US land and offshore
Romney sees more oil drilling on US land and offshore

White House hopeful Mitt Romney will unveil an energy plan that would empower US states to control drilling on federal lands.

Romney sees more oil drilling on US land and offshore
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Barack Obama. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan President's administration
Charm given to Obama by Nazarbayev was made by Uralsk designers

The Tumar that Nursultan Nazarbayev gave to Barack Obama was made by the artistic group Woman Art Design from Uralsk.

Charm given to Obama by Nazarbayev was made by Uralsk designers
Photo courtesy of altaynews.kz
Nazarbayev presented a charm to Obama and wished luck in elections

Kazakhstan President presented a Tumar (Kazakh traditional charm) to his American counterpart.

Nazarbayev presented a charm to Obama and wished luck in elections