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Slovak president hands over salary to the poor, sick
Slovak president hands over salary to the poor, sick

Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska has given his first month's salary to 10 impoverished families, some coping with serious illness, a spokesman said.

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Slovak president hands over salary to the poor, sick
US congratulates Iraq on electing new president
US congratulates Iraq on electing new president

The United States on Thursday threw its weight behind the newly elected president of Iraq, Fuad Masum, and urged him to form a "cohesive government" to help fight Islamic militants.

US congratulates Iraq on electing new president
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Astana Opera soloists to perform in Italy

Director of La Scala ballet company Makhar Vaziev has invited to soloists of Astana Opera to perform in Italy.

Astana Opera soloists to perform in Italy
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Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev

Nurusltan Nazarbayev has summarized the results of the implementation of the first 5 years of the State Program of Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development.

Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev
Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela
Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Sunday in Venezuela, the third leg of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region and sealing energy deals.

Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela
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Tengrinews experiment: who follows alcohol prohibition law?

Tengrinews reporters decided to conduct a small experiment to check if shop assistants followed the new law that prohibits alcohol sales after 9 p.m.

Tengrinews experiment: who follows alcohol prohibition law?
Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti
Russian President signs law on Good-Neighborliness and Alliance in 21 Century

Vladimir Putin has signed the Law On Ratification of the Agreement on good-neighborliness and alliance in the XXI century.

Russian President signs law on Good-Neighborliness and Alliance in 21 Century
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Kazakhstan’s President meets Central Bank Governor

According to the Central Bank Governor, the real GDP growth in the Q1 2014 stood at 3.8%.

Kazakhstan’s President meets Central Bank Governor
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru.
Astana celebrates 16th anniversary as Kazakhstan's capital

Astana city has celebrated its 16th anniversary since its official presentation as capital of Kazakhstan.

Astana celebrates 16th anniversary as Kazakhstan's capital
Tributes from friends and foes after last Soviet FM dies
Tributes from friends and foes after last Soviet FM dies

Former Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze, who helped end the Cold War as the Soviet Union's last foreign minister, died Monday aged 86, with tributes pouring in from friends and foes.

Tributes from friends and foes after last Soviet FM dies
Photo courtesy of Press Office of Kazakhstan's Defence Ministry.
Nazarbayev unveils new building of National Defense University

Nursultan Nazarbayev has unveiled a new block of the National Defense University in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev unveils new building of National Defense University
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Kazakhstan-Mexico cooperation details unveiled

Public authorities have disclosed the details of Kazakhstani-Mexican cooperation.

Kazakhstan-Mexico cooperation details unveiled
South Korean President Park Geun-hye. ©Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach
S.Korea president apologises for army shooting

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologised Monday for a deadly front-line shooting rampage by an army conscript and called for a close look at abuses in barracks.

S.Korea president apologises for army shooting
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye. ©Reuters/ Ed Jones
S. Korea's Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster

After two failed attempts to appoint a new prime minister, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye announced Thursday her "agonised" decision to retain the incumbent who resigned over April's ferry disaster.

S. Korea's Park keeps PM who resigned over ferry disaster
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis. ©Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
Costa Rica leader wants name off bridges, buildings

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis doesn't want his name on plaques at public works or his portrait hung in public offices.

Costa Rica leader wants name off bridges, buildings
King Abdullah II and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Kazakhstan
Nazarbayev and Abdullah II discuss cooperation between Kazakhstan and Jordan

President Nazarbayev has discussed prospects and development of bilateral cooperation with the King of Jordan Abdullah II.

Nazarbayev and Abdullah II discuss cooperation between Kazakhstan and Jordan
King of Jordan on official visit in Astana
King of Jordan on official visit in Astana

King of Jordan Abdullah II and Crown Prince of Jordan Hussein bin Al Abdullah arrived to Astana on an official visit on June 19.

King of Jordan on official visit in Astana
New Atyrau Akim Nurlybek Ozhabayev. Photo  ©atyrauff.kz
New Atyrau Akim appointed

New Akim (Mayor) of Atyrau has been appointed

New Atyrau Akim appointed
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Nurlan Idrissov signing the agreement. ©Turar Kazangapov
South Korea and Kazakhstan sign agreement on visa-free regime

Citizens of either country may enter the other country’s territory without applying for a visa if their intended sojourn doesn’t exceed one month.

South Korea and Kazakhstan sign agreement on visa-free regime
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Kazakhstan to develop its tourism industry

Despite Kazakhstan’s huge tourism potential, Kazakhstani tourism is not being developed properly.

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Kazakhstan to develop its tourism industry