The European Commission is expected on Wednesday to increase the pressure on several countries, particularly France, to speed up structural reforms seen as the only reliable way to boost growth and job creation.
Kazakhstan Senate has approved the draft law amending the pension system in the first reading.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's tough exterior cracked Wednesday as she choked back tears while introducing a bill into parliament on disability reforms.
Senator Svetlana Dzhalmagambetova suggests to return the draft pension law for rework.
The delay may be caused by “the negative reaction of Kazakhstan women” who disagree with the government’s legislative initiative.
A US political battle raged Monday over the cost of Senate-proposed immigration reform, with a conservative think-tank warning the plan to legalize 11 million undocumented workers would soar to $6.3 trillion.
The British government minister pushing through strongly criticised reforms of the welfare state urged rich pensioners on Sunday to give back any handouts they don't need.
Spain's government, seeking to cut its deficit amidst a double-dip recession, is to unveil new measures Friday aimed at reviving the economy, a day after registering record unemployment.
Kazakhstan Minister of Labor and Social Protection Serik Abdenov was attacked with eggs in front of 50 journalists and photographers during a briefing in Almaty.
57-y.o. woman went skydiving in Pavlodar to support the retirement reform in Kazakhstan.
Bristling with anger, President Barack Obama branded Wednesday's defeat of his gun reform drive in the US Senate as "shameful," and accused lawmakers of caving in to the powerful firearms lobby.
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers was set to unveil this week a major immigration reform proposal that could, if passed, provide a path to citizenship for millions of people in the country illigally.
Raising the retirement age for women will cause a dramatic jobs deficit and unemployment in Kazakhstan: experts.
Cherry blossoms aren't the only things in bloom in the US capital these days. Progress and bipartisanship are, if not in full flower, at least pushing through cracks in longstanding political gridlock.
A few places in China give parents a rare right to have two offspring rather than one, but many stop at a single child anyway -- fuelling demands to end what critics call an unnecessary, harmful rule.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg is helping form a group to lobby for US political reform in areas such as education and immigration policy.
There are people lobbying for Kazakhstan universities among deputies and government members: Kazakhstan Minister.
Australia defended proposed media reforms arising from Britain's phone-hacking scandal Wednesday after a heated backlash from Rupert Murdoch's local operations, which labelled them dictatorial.
The number of private universities will be slashed in Kazakhstan by 2015.
Mexico's government introduced a draft constitutional reform Monday to end monopolies in telecoms industries that have built some of the country's biggest fortunes.
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- Julia Gillard
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- Nursultan Nazarbayev
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