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Nurusltan Nazarbayev. RIA Novosti.
Kazakhstan to greatly benefit from the Eurasian Economic Union: President Nazarbayev

According to him, our nation is a land-locked one; the member states will provide us with boss an access to seas and their respective transport infrastructure.

Kazakhstan to greatly benefit from the Eurasian Economic Union: President Nazarbayev
Illustration ©tengrinews
Nazarbayev ratifies Joint Air Defense treaty with Russia

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has ratified the treaty establishing a joint air defense system in Kazakhstan and Russia.

Nazarbayev ratifies Joint Air Defense treaty with Russia
Yerik Sultanov appointed Akim (Mayor) of North Kazakhstan Oblast. ©flickr.com
New governor of North Kazakhstan Oblast appointed

Yerik Sultanov has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of North Kazakhstan Oblast.

New governor of North Kazakhstan Oblast appointed
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan is interested in broadening its ties with Albania: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met the Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama.

Kazakhstan is interested in broadening its ties with Albania: Nazarbayev
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Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Tun Razak.

Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM
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New homes for Mexican village after landslide

Mexico's government presented on Monday 125 new homes to residents of a southwestern mountain village that was buried by a massive landslide that killed 71 people last year.

New homes for Mexican village after landslide
Airport in east Ukraine's Donetsk shut after rebel raid
Airport in east Ukraine's Donetsk shut after rebel raid

The main airport in Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk shut down on Monday after being raided by dozens of armed separatists who vowed to keep up their resistance a day after presidential polls.

Airport in east Ukraine's Donetsk shut after rebel raid
Chocolate king claims victory in Ukraine presidential vote
Chocolate king claims victory in Ukraine presidential vote

Chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko claimed a resounding victory on Sunday in Ukraine's presidential election and immediately vowed to end a bloody pro-Russian uprising that thwarted voting across swathes of the separatist east.

Chocolate king claims victory in Ukraine presidential vote
Chairman of Kazakhstan's tourism industry committee Marat Igaliyev and  the Ambassador of Mexico in Turkey and Kazakhstan Martha Elena Barcena Coqui.
Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies

Kazakhstan and Mexico are going to exchange embassies in the coming two years.

Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan should be ready for global economic slowdown: President Nazarbayev

We should be ready to face a substantial weakening of the global economy growth (…) the situation seems to be worsening, rather than getting better: President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan should be ready for global economic slowdown: President Nazarbayev
San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julian Castro. ©Reuters/Jim Young
Obama to nominate San Antonio mayor as US housing secretary

President Barack Obama will announce Friday his plan to nominate Julian Castro, the charismatic Hispanic mayor of San Antonio, Texas, as US secretary of housing and urban development.

Obama to nominate San Antonio mayor as US housing secretary
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York

Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo was sentenced in New York to five years and 10 months in prison Thursday for a $2.5 million bribery scandal.

Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
Ex-South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won. ©Reuters/Antti Aimo-Koivisto
Former Supreme court judge named new S. Korean premier

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday named a former Supreme Court judge as her new prime minister, as the fallout from last month's ferry disaster casts a long shadow over upcoming local elections.

Former Supreme court judge named new S. Korean premier
Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. Photo courtesy of la-razon.com
Bolivian ex-president can face rights trial in US

A judge in the state of Florida has given a green light for a human rights abuses trial to move forward in the United States against Bolivian ex-president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada.

Bolivian ex-president can face rights trial in US
Businessman billionaire Bulat Utemuratov.©kursiv.kz
Bulat Utemuratov finalizes Temirbank and Alliance Bank purchase and talks about their future

Samruk-Kazyna National Wealth Fund finalized sale of its shares in two Kazakhstan banks, Temirbank and Alliance Bank, to Bulat Utemuratov.

Bulat Utemuratov finalizes Temirbank and Alliance Bank purchase and talks about their future
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Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev meets executives of major Chinese companies

President Nazarbayev is on a state visit to China and has already met Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two have launched construction of a Kazakhstan’s terminal at the Lianyungang seaport.

Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev meets executives of major Chinese companies
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President  Xi Jinping © Dmitry Khegai
Nazarbayev receives Silk Road award in China

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has been awarded the Silk Road Peace Prize during his official visit to China.

Nazarbayev receives Silk Road award in China
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met Chinese President Xi Jinping. © Dmitry Khegai
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Chinese President Xi Jinping

The two sides have signed a total of 5 documents.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Chinese President Xi Jinping
Kazakhstan and China’s Presidents launch construction of a terminal. © Dmitry Khegai
Kazakhstan and Chinese Presidents launch construction of terminal in Lianyungang

By the end of 2015 the volume of export and transit cargoes is expected to reach 250 000 twenty-foot equivalent units, with the figure to be further doubled in the following five years.

Kazakhstan and Chinese Presidents launch construction of terminal in Lianyungang
Jeb Stuart Magruder. ©Reuters/Jim Ruymen
Watergate conspirator Jeb Magruder dies

Jeb Magruder, the Nixon White House aide imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal who later claimed he overheard the president order the break-in, has died. He was 79.

Watergate conspirator Jeb Magruder dies