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Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev© Kazakhstan Senate gets new Chief of Staff A new Chief of Staff of the Kazakhstan Senate has been appointed.
03 сентября 2013
Bo claims to wear 50-year-old underwear at trial Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai attempted to counter accounts of his family's luxury lifestyle Monday by telling his corruption trial his underwear was five decades old.
27 августа 2013
Bo's crimes 'extremely serious': China prosecutors The crimes of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai were "extremely serious", prosecutors said Monday as his bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power trial began moving into its final stages.
26 августа 2013
Even stupid Chinese officials don't discuss graft by phone: Bo Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai Saturday launched a scathing attack on a key witness in his corruption trial, saying even the most stupid official knows not to discuss bribery where they can be overheard.
24 августа 2013
China high-flyer Bo brought low as trial finally nears Once one of China's highest-flying politicians, Bo Xilai will find himself in a criminal dock Thursday on trial for bribery and abuse of power in the country's highest-profile prosecution in decades.
20 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Australian politician quits over lewd texts An Australian politician was forced to quit a parliamentary ethics committee after his ex-mistress revealed lewd texts he sent her, including one reportedly of his penis in a glass of red wine.
06 августа 2013
Italy government 'must forge ahead': Berlusconi Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi said Sunday the government "must forge ahead" amid high tension on the political scene after he was handed his first definitive conviction by the country's highest court.
05 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of nnm.ru Scepticism over corrupt China minister's punishment China's Communist authorities are touting a suspended death sentence for an ex-minister as proof new leaders are serious about their avowed corruption crackdown.
11 июля 2013
©REUTERS Blair calls Kazakhstan officials to set proper priorities Former Prime-Minister of Great Britain Tony Blair advised Kazakhstan officials to set proper priorities in their jobs.
01 июня 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. ©REUTERS/Andrew Taylor Australian PM brought to tears in parliament Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's tough exterior cracked Wednesday as she choked back tears while introducing a bill into parliament on disability reforms.
15 мая 2013
Russia hits 18 US officials with tit-for-tat entry ban Russia on Saturday published its own blacklist of US officials banned from entering the country in retaliation for Washington's move Friday to name 18 Russians who allegedly committed human rights abuses.
13 апреля 2013
London braces for mass 'party' for Thatcher's death Police were braced on Saturday for a mass 'party' staged by opponents of Margaret Thatcher in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the former British prime minister's death.
13 апреля 2013
World leaders pay tribute to 'iconic' Thatcher Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl and Bill Clinton were among the former friends and foes who joined in tributes to Margaret Thatcher, praising the fearlessness and fierce determination of an "iconic" leader.
09 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/Martinne Geller Mass leaks 'reveal secret world of tax havens' Millions of emails and leaked records from offshore tax havens have exposed the identities of thousands of holders of offshore accounts.
05 апреля 2013
Brother of British Labour leader to step down as MP: report British lawmaker David Miliband, who lost the 2010 battle for the leadership of the opposition Labour party to his younger brother Ed, is to stand down as an MP.
27 марта 2013
Japan court rules some election results 'invalid' Japan's politicians were grappling with possible implications Tuesday after a high court said some general election results were invalid, with other rulings expected later in the day.
26 марта 2013
©RIA Novosti 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.
25 марта 2013
©REUTERS/Thomas Peter Bloggers expose lavish lifestyles of Putin loyalists Bloggers who oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin are targeting top lawmakers loyal to the Kremlin with scandalous revelations about their luxury lifestyles.
16 марта 2013
Black lawmakers urge diversity in Obama cabinet The Congressional Black Caucus complained to President Barack Obama on Monday about his lack of diversity, highlighting his failure to nominate any African-Americans to his second-term cabinet.
12 марта 2013
Fallen UK minister, ex-wife jailed in revenge 'tragedy' Disgraced former British energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife were jailed on Monday after a bitter saga of revenge that began with a driving offence and ended in adultery and the destruction of his political career.
12 марта 2013

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