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President Nazarbayev on austerity measures

According to him, some of the anticipated projects, including investment projects, will have to be suspended.

President Nazarbayev on austerity measures
Charlie Hebdo will live on: Hollande
Charlie Hebdo will live on: Hollande

French President Francois Hollande proclaimed that "Charlie Hebdo is alive and will live on".

Charlie Hebdo will live on: Hollande
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law

President Barack Obama said the hacking of Sony and the Pentagon Central Command's Twitter feed highlight the urgent need to pass new cybersecurity laws.

Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
German President Joachim Gauck makes a speech during a vigil, organised by Muslim groups for the victims of last week's shooting by gunmen at the offices of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo. ©REUTERS
'We are all Germany', president tells Muslim rally

German President told the country's Muslim community that "we are all Germany" at a rally to condemn the Paris jihadist attacks.

'We are all Germany', president tells Muslim rally
Interpol seeks arrest of ousted Ukraine president
Interpol seeks arrest of ousted Ukraine president

Interpol put Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych on its global wanted list for alleged embezzlement that drained the ex-Soviet republic's budget.

Interpol seeks arrest of ousted Ukraine president
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Angela Merkel. Photo © dw.de
Nazarbayev to discuss Ukrainian crisis and Astana meeting with Merkel in Berlin on January 9

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev arrives to Berlin on Janurary 9 to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Nazarbayev to discuss Ukrainian crisis and Astana meeting with Merkel in Berlin on January 9
Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Orthodox Christmas
Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Orthodox Christmas

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on Orthodox Christmas.

Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Orthodox Christmas
Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev ©REUTERS
Our nation has immutable and eternal independence: Kazakh Senate Speaker

Speaker of the Senate, Kazakhstan Parliament’s upper chamber, Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev has summarized the legislative work of 2014 and told about the tasks for 2015.

Our nation has immutable and eternal independence: Kazakh Senate Speaker
Final Greek presidential vote as fresh crisis looms
Final Greek presidential vote as fresh crisis looms

Greece's parliament will try to elect a president on Monday in a last-ditch bid to avoid snap general elections that could bring the hard-left to power and spark new concerns over the eurozone economy.

Final Greek presidential vote as fresh crisis looms
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. ©REUTERS
Ex-president Bush expected to leave hospital soon

Former US president George H.W. Bush will stay at a Texas hospital through the weekend after experiencing breathing problems.

Ex-president Bush expected to leave hospital soon
Greek don't want new adventure, PM warns ahead of vote
Greek don't want new adventure, PM warns ahead of vote

The Greek public doesn't want a new adventure, Prime Minister warned as he sought to stave off a snap election by urging lawmakers to choose a new president.

Greek don't want new adventure, PM warns ahead of vote
Obama praises US troops as Afghanistan mission winds down
Obama praises US troops as Afghanistan mission winds down

President Barack Obama in a Christmas Day speech to US troops stationed in Hawaii hailed their "extraordinary dedication and sacrifices."

Obama praises US troops as Afghanistan mission winds down
Croatia's President Ivo Josipovic. ©REUTERS
Croatia's classical composer president seeks second term

Croatia's atypical president Ivo Josipovic is running for re-election with an emphasis on the more conventional promise of restoring economic health to the European Union's newest member.

Croatia's classical composer president seeks second term
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Kazakhstanis should make conclusions from Ukrainian crisis: President Nazarbayev

For us, Kazakhstanis, what has happened in Ukraine is a great lesson: it is accord and stability that have enabled us to achieve what we have now, he said.

Kazakhstanis should make conclusions from Ukrainian crisis: President Nazarbayev
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Nurly Zhol infrastructure project to strengthen EEU: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan spoke about Nurly Zhol project during a nationwide teleconference dedicated to the Day of Industrialization.

Nurly Zhol infrastructure project to strengthen EEU: Nazarbayev
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Kazakhstan’s President on plans to construct a 4th oil refinery

Back in the autumn 2014 the country’s Energy Ministry announced that a decision had been taken to build up the processing capabilities of the Shymkent-based oil refinery rather than have a 4th refinery constructed.

Kazakhstan’s President on plans to construct a 4th oil refinery
Ex-president Bush spends another night in Texas hospital: spokesman
Ex-president Bush spends another night in Texas hospital: spokesman

Former president George H. W. Bush greeted Christmas Day in a Texas hospital, where he remained for a second night after experiencing breathing problems.

Ex-president Bush spends another night in Texas hospital: spokesman
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Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President

Kazakhstan’s Ambassador in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Yerlik Ali presented letters of credentials to the President of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome.

Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President
US court dismisses immigration lawsuit against Obama
US court dismisses immigration lawsuit against Obama

A US federal judge handed a victory to President Barack Obama, throwing out a lawsuit over controversial actions he took last month shielding millions of undocumented migrants from deportation.

US court dismisses immigration lawsuit against Obama
German president urges compassion, help for refugees
German president urges compassion, help for refugees

Germany's president appealed in a Christmas message for compassion and openness towards refugees coming to the country.

German president urges compassion, help for refugees