ADB lowered its forecast for Kazakhstan's economic growth expecting a decrease in private consumption in response to higher import prices and diminished private investment.
The newly published IMF report on economic prospects of the Caucasus and Central Asia is not very optimistic.
UNESCO has asked Egypt for a detailed report on restoration work carried out at the Djoser pyramid following reports the monument has been damaged.
A reporter working with Kurdish news agency Firat was killed Friday when jihadist fighters attacked a camp in Iraq.
A British reporter for Russia's RT television in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine said on Saturday that Kiev had deported and banned him from the country for three years.
More than 2.2 billion people are "poor or near-poor", with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts threatening to exacerbate the problem, a United Nations report said.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a meeting with Vladimir Shkolnik, Chairman of KazAtomProm, Kazakhstan nuclear company.
An Australian state inquiry into the handling of child sex cases by the Catholic Church on Wednesday said religious leaders trivialised the problem and recommended concealment of abuse should be a crime.
Kazakhstan is among the Top 10 countries that host the largest number of servers distributing content promoting sexual abuse of minors.
The US government has guaranteed the UN that it is not intercepting its secret communications, a spokesman said Wednesday while not being drawn on reports of past spying.
An imminent scientific summary on climate change will serve as an "alarm clock moment" for the world.
Syria's stockpile of chemical agents is largely "unweaponized" and could be eradicated more quickly than initially thought, the Washington Post reported Thursday citing a confidential US and Russian assessment.
Human activity is almost certainly the cause of climate change and global sea levels could rise by several feet by the end of the century.
North Korea has yet to develop a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a missile.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Tuesday backed Japan's bid to end years of deflation, but called on Tokyo to step up efforts to shrink its huge debt pile.
Cross-border lending saw its smallest growth in 13 years in the third quarter of 2012, according to a report published Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
The International Monetary Fund said Monday its executive board is unlikly to consider until late January any possible action against Argentina for failing to supply accurate economic data.
Amnesty International on Thursday accused South Korea of systematically abusing a 65-year-old security law in order to stifle debate and silence political opposition in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Iran is ready to significantly boost output at its most controversial nuclear plant, a new UN nuclear agency report showed Friday, taking Tehran closer in theory to being able to develop a nuclear weapon.
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