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Clinton makes first campaign stop in small-town America
Clinton makes first campaign stop in small-town America

Hillary Clinton's 1,000-mile road trip brought her to a small town in America's agricultural heartland for the first official stop.

Clinton makes first campaign stop in small-town America
Hillary's in, but what role for Bill?
Hillary's in, but what role for Bill?

Hillary Clinton has put an end to speculation about one question: Yes, she's running for president. But that leaves another: What role has she in mind for her husband Bill?

Hillary's in, but what role for Bill?
Obama's endorsement of Clinton 'not automatic'
Obama's endorsement of Clinton 'not automatic'

Barack Obama will not automatically endorse Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, the White House said.

Obama's endorsement of Clinton 'not automatic'
Candidate Clinton quits Clinton Foundation
Candidate Clinton quits Clinton Foundation

Fresh from launching her new presidential bid Sunday, Hillary Clinton left the board of the family foundation led by her husband, ex-president Bill Clinton.

Candidate Clinton quits Clinton Foundation
Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll
Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov looked certain to claim victory in presidential polls.

Uzbekistan president set for win in predictable poll
©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Political awareness survey to be conducted in Kazakhstan

Sociological survey in Kazakhstan will focus on the upcoming electio to learn of voter's political awareness and preferences.

Political awareness survey to be conducted in Kazakhstan
Obama, Putin satirised in Spain's explosive spring fest
Obama, Putin satirised in Spain's explosive spring fest

A grinning Barack Obama in a white tutu kicks Vladimir Putin in the privates. Angela Merkel bends and bares her bottom.

Obama, Putin satirised in Spain's explosive spring fest
Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed. Photo © akorda.kz
Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed takes lead of Nazarbayev's election campaign office

Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed has been put in the head of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s election campaign office.

Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed takes lead of Nazarbayev's election campaign office
Kazakhstan's Social Democratic Party Auyl. ©Aidana Usupova
Two more Kazakhstani parties support Nazarbayev's candidacy in presidential elections

Two Kazakhstan parties – Party of Patriots and Social Democratic Party Auyl - have supported the candidacy of the incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev in the coming presidential elections.

Two more Kazakhstani parties support Nazarbayev's candidacy in presidential elections
Photo courtesy of aveactur.es
New participants of Kazakhstan's presidential race announced

So far, 21 Kazakhstanis have expressed desire to be nominated for presidency.

New participants of Kazakhstan's presidential race announced
Nursultan Nazarbayev at the XVI congress of Kazakhstan's ruling Nur Otan party. ©Turar Kazangapov
Nursultan Nazarbayev to run for president

The XVI Congress of Kazakhstan’s ruling party Nur Otan has nominated the incumbent Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev as a presidential candidate.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to run for president
Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan ©Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstanis applying for presidential candidacy

14 applications have been received by the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan ahead of the early presidential election in the country. There are two highlights this year: first ever female nominee and state language proficiency tests.

Kazakhstanis applying for presidential candidacy
Balli Marzec. Photo taken from personal Twitter account
Kazakh woman to run for Polish presidency

A Kazakh native turned Polish human rights advocate shares her presidential ambitions.

Kazakh woman to run for Polish presidency
Jeb Bush cheered, jeered at conservative confab
Jeb Bush cheered, jeered at conservative confab

Jeb Bush courted rightwing American voters at a crucial political testing ground, but the presumed Republican presidential frontrunner for 2016 received a mixed reception.

Jeb Bush cheered, jeered at conservative confab
Obama challenges 2016 candidates on immigration
Obama challenges 2016 candidates on immigration

US President Barack Obama trained his sights on Republicans and 2016 presidential hopefuls, encouraging voters to demand they support immigration reform.

Obama challenges 2016 candidates on immigration
Emboldened Obama embraces presidential power
Emboldened Obama embraces presidential power

Barack Obama is expected to issue the third and most significant veto of his presidency, embracing raw executive power in the twilight of his administration.

Emboldened Obama embraces presidential power
Amantai Kazhy. Photo courtesy of homeclub.kz.
Anti-nuclear movement leader may run for President in Kazakhstan

Amantai-kazhy Assylbek, the leader of a Kazakhstani anti-nuclear movement, has declared his readiness to run for president.

Anti-nuclear movement leader may run for President in Kazakhstan
World's oldest leader Mugabe triumphant ahead of 'obscene' birthday bash
World's oldest leader Mugabe triumphant ahead of 'obscene' birthday bash

The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, turns 91 with much to celebrate -- even as critics condemn as "obscene" his lavish birthday party plans.

World's oldest leader Mugabe triumphant ahead of 'obscene' birthday bash
'I am my own man,' says Jeb Bush
'I am my own man,' says Jeb Bush

Republican Jeb Bush insisted that he is his "own man," further indication he is distinguishing himself from his presidential father as he mulls a 2016 White House bid.

'I am my own man,' says Jeb Bush
©Turar Kazangapov
Secretary of Kazakh Communists, a possible presidental candidate

Secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Zhambyl Akhmetbekov says that his party supports the idea of holding presidential election in Kazakhstan early.

Secretary of Kazakh Communists, a possible presidental candidate