Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for dialogue with the country's top powers on retirement reforms days after the ruling coalition was weakened by a dwindling majority.
Top EU official Donald Tusk warned it would be "very, very tough" to reach a deal on reforms Prime Minister David Cameron has asked for to help keep Britain in the bloc.
The European commissioner for the euro told Athens it has "no time to lose" in carrying out reforms its international creditors have demanded in exchange for bailout funds.
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer disclosed that he has taken a four percent stake in Twitter, expressing confidence in the messaging platform's new management team.
Greece's parliament narrowly adopted further reforms demanded by the country's international creditors in return for further bailout funds.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde heaped praise on Ukraine's reform efforts in a visit to Kiev following a deal to restructure the country's debt burden.
Vice Minister of Health and Social Development explains the new provision in the pension legislation concerning five percent employer contributions.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Almaty to discuss new appointments, the city's development and its general role in Kazakhstan's economy.
Vice Minister of Investments and Development Yerlan Sagadiev suggested an aggressive transfer to education in English at higher educational institutions of Kazakhstan.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls promised there would be "no let-up" in the government's reform agenda and reiterated a pledge to bring down stubbornly high unemployment.
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday attacked the country's creditors for insisting on what he described as "absurd" reforms.
A comprehensive plan to implement Nazarbayev's five reforms has been released in Kazakhstan.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said that challenges were awaiting the country and it had to choose between reforms and degradation.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev predicts painful reforms in the government
A charm offensive by Greece's prime minister this week calmed bruised relations with Germany, but pressure remains on Athens to deliver on promised reforms.
Greece has agreed to give creditors a new list of reforms within days in order to secure bailout funds.
Two years after Pope Francis swept into the Vatican vowing to shake up the Church, his opponents are playing a waiting game as they seek to put the brakes on his reform drive.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about five institutional reforms he envisions for Kazakhstan that would ensure its move towards a developed and harmonious society.
The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved a 1.2 billion euro ($1.4 billion) credit line for Serbia to support its structural and economic reforms.
The head of Al-Azhar called for education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism.
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