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Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. ©Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar
Nepal PM diagnosed with tuberculosis: party spokesman

US doctors treating Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala have ruled out lung cancer and diagnosed the 75-year-old with tuberculosis, a spokesman for the premier's Nepali Congress party said.

Nepal PM diagnosed with tuberculosis: party spokesman
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
Helen Clark, head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Former New Zealand PM hints at run for UN top job

Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark has hinted that she wants to become United Nations secretary general when Ban Ki-moon steps down, saying it is time for a woman to fill the role.

Former New Zealand PM hints at run for UN top job
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©akorda.kz
Nazarbayev to meet South Korean President and Italian PM

Nursultan Nazarbayev will have meetings with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi.

Nazarbayev to meet South Korean President and Italian PM
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Karim Massimov attends inauguration ceremony of Petro Poroshenko

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has attended the inauguration ceremony of newly-elected President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

Karim Massimov attends inauguration ceremony of Petro Poroshenko
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Budapest-Astana flight to open in near future

Government of Kazakhstan and Hungary have expressed their support of opening direct flights between Astana and Budapest.

Budapest-Astana flight to open in near future
Lady Mary Churchill Soames (L). ©Reuters
Churchill's last surviving child dies aged 91

Lady Mary Soames, the last surviving child of Britain's World War II prime minister Winston Churchill, has died at the age of 91, her family announced.

Churchill's last surviving child dies aged 91
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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Kazakhstan’s PM on new rules of the game in the global economy

Some governments tell their respective companies where they are supposed to operate (…) that is geopolitics are of greater importance than the global economy: Karim Massimov.

Kazakhstan’s PM on new rules of the game in the global economy
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
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. ©Reuters/Ammar Awad
Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 6 years jail for bribery

A Tel Aviv court on Tuesday sentenced Israeli ex-premier Ehud Olmert to six years in prison for accepting bribes linked to a major property development in Jerusalem, media reports said.

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 6 years jail for bribery
Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti.
Nazarbayev invites Malaysian PM to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has invited the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak to visit Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev invites Malaysian PM to Kazakhstan
Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary
Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary

Italy's Silvio Berlusconi is in hot water with the justice system again after mocking the community service he has been ordered to do for tax fraud, media reports said.

Italy's Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary
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
F-35B. ©Reuters/U.S. Air Force
Australia boosts air power with $11.6bn purchase of 58 F-35s

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Wednesday the purchase of 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters costing Aus$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion) in a major defence upgrade to maintain Australia's regional edge.

Australia boosts air power with $11.6bn purchase of 58 F-35s
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Long weekends in May: Work dates in Kazakhstan

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has signed a governmental decree shifting the dates to make May holidays longer.

Long weekends in May: Work dates in Kazakhstan
Israeli crime boss found shot dead
Israeli crime boss found shot dead

Prominent Israeli crime boss Charlie Abutbul was found dead on Thursday at his home near Tel Aviv, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, public radio said.

Israeli crime boss found shot dead
Ukraine and Kazakhstan agree to resume economic cooperation

This morning I had a telephone talk with Ukraine’s acting PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk and we agreed to resume economic relations between the two nations: PM Karim Massimov.

Ukraine and Kazakhstan agree to resume economic cooperation
Ovik Abraamian. Photo courtesy of pastinfo.com
Armenia names new prime minister

Armenia on Sunday named parliament speaker Ovik Abraamian as its new prime minister.

Armenia names new prime minister