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PM Massimov on how Kazakhstan avoided default

From August 20 the National Bank and the Government have decided to implement a new monetary policy based on inflation targeting and to renounce the earlier practiced currency corridor.

PM Massimov on how Kazakhstan avoided default
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Kazakhstan opts for floating exchange rate for its currency

The National Bank will not be directly defining the exchange rate, but will retain the right to rely on currency interventions if the financial system faces threats of destabilization.

Kazakhstan opts for floating exchange rate for its currency
Serik Akhmetov ©Turar Kazangapov
Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court

Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has appeared before the court on charges of large scale corruption.

Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court
Congress hall and hotel model.
Nazarbayev heaps criticism on EXPO-2017 preparations

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev urged to promote the upcoming EXPO-2017with consideration of logistic, security and volunteering aspects

Nazarbayev heaps criticism on EXPO-2017 preparations
Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey
Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey

Step aside Abe-nomics, the Shinzo Abe brandwagon is rolling on... into honey, after the Japanese prime minister's wife decided to establish a beehive at their official residence.

Political sweetener: Japan PM Abe to get branded honey
Photo courtesy of miptstream.ru
Kazakhstan to cooperate with India in energy and defence

During a visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kazakhstan, the two countries signed a number of new agreements in energy and defence.

Kazakhstan to cooperate with India in energy and defence
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Nazarbayev and Renzi stuck in elevator at Business Forum in Milan

President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi got stuck in an elevator during the Kazakh-Italian Business Forum in Milan.

Nazarbayev and Renzi stuck in elevator at Business Forum in Milan
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Kazakhstan’s PM Massimov concerned over calls to jihad on Facebook and through WhatsApp

The civil society should play a greater role in eradicating promotion of terror and extremism ideas, he believes.

Kazakhstan’s PM Massimov concerned over calls to jihad on Facebook and through WhatsApp
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Kazakhstan will not be compensating for expenses to replace pipes at Kashagan: Prime Minister

Commercial production at Kashagan started September 11, 2013. However, it was suspended 2 weeks later due to a gas leakage. The production process was resumed shortly. However, another leakage was detected in October.

Kazakhstan will not be compensating for expenses to replace pipes at Kashagan: Prime Minister
Karim Massimov. Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
Karim Massimov appointed Kazakh Prime Minister

President of Kazakhstan appoints Karim Massimov Prime Minister.

Karim Massimov appointed Kazakh Prime Minister
Peru names new PM after spying scandal
Peru names new PM after spying scandal

Peru's President Ollanta Humala named a new prime minister, moving to end a crisis sparked by spying allegations leveled at the previous premier.

Peru names new PM after spying scandal
Photo courtesy of infox.kg.
Hungary to simplify visa regime for Kazakhstan

Hungary plans to simplify the visa regime for Kazakhstani citizens.

Hungary to simplify visa regime for Kazakhstan
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©akorda.kz
Kazakhstan has a reliable friend in the EU: Hungary's PM Viktor Orban

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a meeting with Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban.

Kazakhstan has a reliable friend in the EU: Hungary's PM Viktor Orban
Influential Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib
Influential Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib

Influential former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad launched a stinging attack on beleaguered Prime Minister Najib Razak, demanding explanations in two highly sensitive scandal.

Influential Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib
Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov has attended the state funeral service for the founding father of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.

Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck
Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck

British Prime Minister will ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve parliament, kicking off formal campaigning for one of the most unpredictable elections.

Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck
Australia PM under fire for 'Dr Goebbels' jibe
Australia PM under fire for 'Dr Goebbels' jibe

Australian Prime Minister was blasted after referring to the opposition leader as the "Dr Goebbels of economic policy" in a rowdy parliamentary question time.

Australia PM under fire for 'Dr Goebbels' jibe
Australian PM Abbott bats away leadership speculation
Australian PM Abbott bats away leadership speculation

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott dismissed heated speculation he will be dumped by his conservative colleagues.

Australian PM Abbott bats away leadership speculation
Malaysia PM calls policeman's claims in 2006 murder 'rubbish'
Malaysia PM calls policeman's claims in 2006 murder 'rubbish'

Malaysia's prime minister dismissed as "rubbish" a former police commando's claim that he was ordered by "important people"ю

Malaysia PM calls policeman's claims in 2006 murder 'rubbish'
Australian PM under fresh fire after horror week
Australian PM under fresh fire after horror week

Australian Prime Minister came under fire over controversial comments on the arrest of two terror suspects and for referring to a "holocaust" of job losses.

Australian PM under fresh fire after horror week