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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ©REUTERS
Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit China

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to China in the end of May.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit China
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Kazakhstan to start legalization of property and capitals in September

The government of Kazakhstan has announced the date when it is going to start the legalization of property and capital.

Kazakhstan to start legalization of property and capitals in September
 ©Turar Kazangapov
EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016

Construction of EXPO-2017 venues in Astana is expected to be completed by December 2016.

EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016
Abdiraiym Bakytzhan Zharylkasynuly. Photo courtesy of mod.gov.kz
Bakytzhan Abdiraiym appointed Vice-Minister of Justice

Abdiraiym Bakytzhan has been appointed Deputy Minister of Justice of Kazakhstan.

Bakytzhan Abdiraiym appointed Vice-Minister of Justice
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Kazakhstan Culture Days to be held in Indonesia

The opening ceremony of the Days of Kazakhstan Culture in Indonesia will be held at Taman Ismail Marzuki concert hall on May 13 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Kazakhstan Culture Days to be held in Indonesia
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Sudan's Bashir has knee operation

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir underwent a knee operation on Sunday, his press secretary said, amid uncertainty over whether the leader will seek to extend his 25 years in power.

Sudan's Bashir has knee operation
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President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

William J. Burns reiterated the USA’s long-term commitment to the strategic partnership with Kazakhstan.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
President Nazarbayev promises better conditions for investors

According to the Head of State, investors will be exempted from having to pay a corporate income tax for a 10-year period; among other things, efforts will be taken to ensure legislation stability and simplify import of foreign workforce.

President Nazarbayev promises better conditions for investors
Opposition's Varela wins Panama presidency
Opposition's Varela wins Panama presidency

Conservative Juan Carlos Varela, the vice president who broke politically with President Ricardo Martinelli, was officially declared Panama's next president.

Opposition's Varela wins Panama presidency
Kazakhstan hoping to enter the WTO by the end of the year: President Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan voiced its intention to enter the WTO back in 1996. The same year the nation obtained an observer status within the organization.

Kazakhstan hoping to enter the WTO by the end of the year: President Nazarbayev
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Impossible to be happy alone, unity is key: Nazarbayev

President Nazarbayev has participated in the celebration of the Holiday of Nations Unity in Astana.

Impossible to be happy alone, unity is key: Nazarbayev
Pyongyang's 'prostitute' attack 'immoral': South Korea
Pyongyang's 'prostitute' attack 'immoral': South Korea

South Korea lashed out Monday at an "unspeakable" personal attack on its president, a day after Pyongyang called Park Geun-Hye a "prostitute".

Pyongyang's 'prostitute' attack 'immoral': South Korea
Obama in first US presidential visit to Malaysia since 1966
Obama in first US presidential visit to Malaysia since 1966

US President Barack Obama arrives Saturday in Malaysia hoping to energise aloof ties with a Muslim-majority nation whose government is under the microscope for wide allegations of abuse of power and the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Obama in first US presidential visit to Malaysia since 1966
Senegal tense as exiled former president returns home
Senegal tense as exiled former president returns home

Exiled former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade made a controversial homecoming with security forces on high alert on Friday, two years after he lost office in an election marred by violent protests.

Senegal tense as exiled former president returns home
Obama says Russia not abiding by deal on Ukraine
Obama says Russia not abiding by deal on Ukraine

US President Barack Obama accused Russia on Thursday of failing to respect an agreement to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, the latest salvo in the Cold War-like duel between Washington and Moscow over the future of the ex-Soviet nation.

Obama says Russia not abiding by deal on Ukraine
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
Juscelino Kubitschek. Photo courtesy of terramagazine.terra.com.br
Brazil ex-leader Kubitschek was not murdered

Former Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek was not murdered by the country's military dictatorship but died in 1976 due to a car crash, a panel said.

Brazil ex-leader Kubitschek was not murdered
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'

The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested.

President says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
Philippines' President Benigno Aquino. ©Reuters/Romeo Ranoco
Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'
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