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Emails leaked; Kazakhstan files lawsuit to New York court

Kazakhstani authorities have filed a complaint with the Federal court of Manhattan against a group of unknown hackers.

Emails leaked; Kazakhstan files lawsuit to New York court
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Third of surveyed Kazakhstanis do not believe in combating corruption

A third of the surveyed Kazakhstanis do no believe in the effectiveness of combating corruption in Kazakhstan.

Third of surveyed Kazakhstanis do not believe in combating corruption
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Civil servants responsible for spreading rumors in Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev said that civil servants were the primary source of various rumours.

Civil servants responsible for spreading rumors in Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ©REUTERS
Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit China

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to China in the end of May.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit China
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MP suggests checking Kazakhstan officials for offshore accounts

MPs representing Ak Zhol party in the Parliament suggested to check if Kazakhstan officials had accounts in offshore zones.

MP suggests checking Kazakhstan officials for offshore accounts
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
A Block is not an elite club, it is service to people: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan reminded the officials that A Block was not an elite club and that they were supposed to serve the people.

A Block is not an elite club, it is service to people: Nazarbayev
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The first fry is bound to be a flop: Nazarbayev about A Block selection

Nursultan Nazarbayev did not seem particularly happy with the results of the test, since they were not focused on selecting the most competent candidates, but rather on selecting the most knowledgeable.

The first fry is bound to be a flop: Nazarbayev about A Block selection
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©Marat Abilov
Forming A Block of career officials is beginning of Kazakhstan’s path into top 30 most developed countries: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy and joining the top 30 most developed countries of the world should be our ultimate goal wherever we go: Nazarbayev

Forming A Block of career officials is beginning of Kazakhstan’s path into top 30 most developed countries: Nazarbayev
Funeral of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Russia to issue verdict in trial of late Magnitsky

A Russian court is expected to convict a dead man on Thursday, completing the posthumous trial of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Russia to issue verdict in trial of late Magnitsky
President of the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI), Marta Maria do Amaral Azevedo. ©REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Brazilian official resigns over indigenous protests

The Brazilian official in charge of indigenous affairs resigned Friday amid protests by natives locked in land feuds with white farmers and opposing construction of a huge dam in the Amazon.

Brazilian official resigns over indigenous protests
Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela
Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela

Two employees of the US embassy in Venezuela were shot and wounded early Tuesday in the capital Caracas, in a murky incident that local media and a police source said took place at a strip club.

Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela
Former British Former Chief of Staff Jonathan Powell. Photo courtesy of peoples.ru
Powell tells Kazakhstan officials of ways to remove unwanted staff

Jonathan Powell gave a lecture in Kazakhstan President’s State Management Academy in Kazakhstan.

Powell tells Kazakhstan officials of ways to remove unwanted staff
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Kazakhstan state workers of A block to have high salaries

Normally these people get very high salaries, that’s why we will also choose this path to make sure they stay at the state service: expert.

Kazakhstan state workers of A block to have high salaries
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Kazakhstan President makes new appointments

Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed several officials to new positions.

Kazakhstan President makes new appointments
DR Congo rebels impose new leaders and taxes: officials
DR Congo rebels impose new leaders and taxes: officials

Officials in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo accuse a rebel force of replacing traditional leaders and extorting heavy taxes from the people, while peace talks take place in Uganda under a ceasefire.

DR Congo rebels impose new leaders and taxes: officials
Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez
Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez

Officials sent mixed signals Sunday about the condition of cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, fueling growing political uncertainty in the oil-rich country.

Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez
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China suspends officials after 11 kids die in road wreck

A city in east China suspended 12 officials Wednesday, including a vice mayor, policemen and education administrators, after 11 children were killed in a road wreck involving an overloaded vehicle.

China suspends officials after 11 kids die in road wreck
Afghan woman official assassinated: police
Afghan woman official assassinated: police

Gunmen assassinated an Afghan women's affairs official on Monday just months after her predecessor was blown up by a bomb.

Afghan woman official assassinated: police
Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano. ©REUTERS
Italian court rules against presidential wire-tap: reports

Italy's highest court has accepted a complaint over the wire-tapping of the president as part of an inquiry into negotiations between state officials and the Mafia.

Italian court rules against presidential wire-tap: reports
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Kazakhstan cuts political state positions 8-fold

The number of political state workers will be cut 8-fold in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan cuts political state positions 8-fold