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Mother, daughter held after Spain politician shot dead
Mother, daughter held after Spain politician shot dead

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.

Mother, daughter held after Spain politician shot dead
Photo © tengrinews.kz
George Krol may become new US Ambassador in Kazakhstan

George Krol, the U.S. Ambassador in Uzbekistan, has been nominated to the position of the Ambassador in Kazakhstan

George Krol may become new US Ambassador in Kazakhstan
Illustration © Tengrinews.kz
Ukraine benefits from cooperation with Russia and Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev

In his speech at Moscow State University President Nazarbayev said that Ukraine would benefit from cooperation with Russian and Kazakhstan amid any scenario.

Ukraine benefits from cooperation with Russia and Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev
Abe, Obama affirm Japan-US alliance at summit
Abe, Obama affirm Japan-US alliance at summit

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.

Abe, Obama affirm Japan-US alliance at summit
Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family
Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family

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.

Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family
Gyude Bryant. ©Reuters
Liberia's first post-war president dies

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.

Liberia's first post-war president dies
Barry O'Farrell. Photo courtesy of streetcorner.com.au
Australian state premier quits over wine 'memory fail'

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).

Australian state premier quits over wine 'memory fail'
Arslanbek Sultanbekov. Photo a courtesy of vk.com
Turkey ruling party accused of copyright breaching by Kazakh composer

Kazakhstan composer Arslanbek Sultanbekov has accused the Turkish ruling party of breaching his copyright.

Turkey ruling party accused of copyright breaching by Kazakh composer
Illustration by Tengrinews.kz
Ukraine concerned with Kazakhstan's acceptance of Crimean referendum

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine referred to Kazakhstan's acceptance of the referendum in Crimea as an unneighborly act.

Ukraine concerned with Kazakhstan's acceptance of Crimean referendum
Erdogan's regime hit with new recording of alleged corruption
Erdogan's regime hit with new recording of alleged corruption

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.

Erdogan's regime hit with new recording of alleged corruption
Merkel set for historic UK visit
Merkel set for historic UK visit

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.

Merkel set for historic UK visit
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey. Photo courtesy of theaustralian.com.au
Australia urges G20 to commit to faster growth targets

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.

Australia urges G20 to commit to faster growth targets
Italian PM Letta to resign, Renzi poised to step in
Italian PM Letta to resign, Renzi poised to step in

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.

Italian PM Letta to resign, Renzi poised to step in
Turkey PM reshuffles cabinet amid graft scandal
Turkey PM reshuffles cabinet amid graft scandal

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.

Turkey PM reshuffles cabinet amid graft scandal
Italy's Letta wins parliament vote, vowing to fight 'chaos'
Italy's Letta wins parliament vote, vowing to fight 'chaos'

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.

Italy's Letta wins parliament vote, vowing to fight 'chaos'
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela

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.

World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. ©Reuters/Fabrice Coffrini
Russia outraged by US fraud charges against diplomats

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.

Russia outraged by US fraud charges against diplomats
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China anti-corruption activist beaten by police: lawyers

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.

China anti-corruption activist beaten by police: lawyers
Gulshara Abdykalikova. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Gulshara Abdykalikova appointed Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan

Gulshara Abdykalikova has been appointed Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan.

Gulshara Abdykalikova appointed Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan
Guo Youming, vice governor of the central province of Hubei.©Reuters/China Stringer Network
China puts another senior official under investigation

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.

China puts another senior official under investigation