Spanish police arrested a mother and daughter suspected of shooting dead a ruling party politician in broad daylight Monday in apparent revenge after the younger woman lost her job.
George Krol, the U.S. Ambassador in Uzbekistan, has been nominated to the position of the Ambassador in Kazakhstan
In his speech at Moscow State University President Nazarbayev said that Ukraine would benefit from cooperation with Russian and Kazakhstan amid any scenario.
Barack Obama and Shinzo Abe were Thursday discussing the future shape of the Japan-US security alliance as they met for talks at the start of the president's tour of a tense Asia.
Italy has granted political refugee status to the family of a Kazakh tycoon, who is in prison in France fighting an extradition order from Russia and Ukraine where he is wanted for massive fraud, lawyers said.
Former Liberian president Gyude Bryant, who led a peacetime government after two ruinous back-to-back civil wars, died aged 65 on Wednesday, the government said in a statement.
A leading Australian politician resigned Wednesday after admitting to a "massive memory fail" when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth Aus$3,000 (US$2,780).
Kazakhstan composer Arslanbek Sultanbekov has accused the Turkish ruling party of breaching his copyright.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine referred to Kazakhstan's acceptance of the referendum in Crimea as an unneighborly act.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's regime, mired in a corruption scandal, suffered a new blow on Sunday with the online release of another allegedly incriminating phone call involving an ex-minister and a businessman.
German chancellor Angela Merkel will make an historic speech to Britain's parliament on Thursday before holding EU talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and taking tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said Wednesday it was "hugely important" that G20 leaders agree to faster global growth targets when they meet in Sydney this weekend.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will resign on Friday in a lightning political crisis and his 39-year-old leftist challenger Matteo Renzi is poised to win the nomination to replace him.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaced nearly half his cabinet in a dramatic reshuffle after a spreading graft scandal forced the resignation of three top ministers.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Wednesday won a parliamentary confidence vote triggered by the fall of Silvio Berlusconi, promising to push through a pro-European reform agenda and fight populism.
Presidents past and present, global figures and A-list celebrities made their way to South Africa on Monday to pay the world's respects at a memorial service and state funeral for freedom icon Nelson Mandela.
Russia voiced outrage Friday at charges in the United States against 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their wives over a $1.5 million fraud, saying it could not understand why the US had gone public with the allegations.
A Chinese anti-corruption activist put on trial in what campaign groups say is a crackdown on dissent was beaten by police while in detention, lawyers said Thursday.
Gulshara Abdykalikova has been appointed Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan.
China has placed a provincial vice governor under investigation, officials said, the latest senior official to fall in a highly-publicised anti-graft campaign under the country's new leadership.
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