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AN-124 plane, the type that delivered "odd cargo" to US Embassy in Bishkek. Photo ©REUTERS
US diplomat in Kazakhstan brushes off Bishkek cargo rumors

The US Consulate General in Kazakhstan brushed aside rumors that the cargo delivered from Abu Dhabi to US Embassy in Bishkek was carrying weapons and cash to organize revolutions in Central Asia.

US diplomat in Kazakhstan brushes off Bishkek cargo rumors
US Embassy in Bishkek ©Megapolis.kz
US Embassy in Bishkek receives odd cargo ahead of elections in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan

Many believe that the cargo weighing 152 tons that has been received by the US Embassy in Bishkek is more than just construction materials as the Embassy staff claims.

US Embassy in Bishkek receives odd cargo ahead of elections in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan
The US Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol. ©Renat Tashkinbayev
Rumours of US plans to conquer world do not make sense: US Ambassador to Kazakhstan

The United States Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol has spoken about the alleged US involvement in the so-called "color revolutions”.

Rumours of US plans to conquer world do not make sense: US Ambassador to Kazakhstan
Russian Communists march to mark 1917 revolution
Russian Communists march to mark 1917 revolution

Some 3,000 Russian Communist Party supporters took to the streets of Moscow to mark the 97th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.

Russian Communists march to mark 1917 revolution
Enforced silence at China's Cultural Revolution museum
Enforced silence at China's Cultural Revolution museum

No commemoration for the millions of victims of Mao Zedong's mayhem was held on the anniversary of its start.

Enforced silence at China's Cultural Revolution museum
North Korea may be set for 'Cultural Revolution': Japan
North Korea may be set for 'Cultural Revolution': Japan

The recent purge of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's once-powerful uncle could herald a period of radical upheaval comparable to China's Cultural Revolution, Japanese defence minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday.

North Korea may be set for 'Cultural Revolution': Japan
Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution
Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution

Pro-Western Ukrainians on Sunday held the biggest protest rally in Kiev since the 2004 Orange Revolution, urging the government to sign a historic pact with the European Union and clashing with police.

Pro-EU Ukrainians mass in biggest rally since Orange Revolution
Tight security as Libya celebrates revolt anniversary
Tight security as Libya celebrates revolt anniversary

Libya on Sunday celebrated two years since the start of the revolt which toppled longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, with security forces on high alert due to fears of fresh violence.

Tight security as Libya celebrates revolt anniversary
Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary
Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary

Huge crowds were expected to demonstrate in Egypt on Friday for the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak and brought in an Islamist government, at a time of political tensions and economic woes.

Egyptians to protest on revolution anniversary
Al Qaeda's leader, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri. ©REUTERS
Al-Qaeda leader calls on Muslims to kidnap Westerners

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged Egyptians to restart their revolution to press for Islamic law and called on Muslims to kidnap Westerners, the SITE Intelligence Group said Friday.

Al-Qaeda leader calls on Muslims to kidnap Westerners
Photo courtesy of alarabiya.net
Arab Spring hits silver screen at Venice festival

Arab cinema is witnessing a new wave of creativity in the wake of the Arab Spring revolts, said directors at the Venice film festival where some of the emerging talent from the region was on show.

Arab Spring hits silver screen at Venice festival
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. ©REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
'I love Russia, hate Putin' says jailed Pussy Riot activist

One of the three members of punk band Pussy Riot jailed last month for a protest in a Russian cathedral launched a fierce new attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a magazine interview.

'I love Russia, hate Putin' says jailed Pussy Riot activist
5th Astana Economic Forum. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan President called global community to replace revolutions with evolution

Talking about the principles of Kazakhstan's G-global initiative, Kazakhstan President tagged the first principle “evolution, not revolution”.

Kazakhstan President called global community to replace revolutions with evolution
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Probability of color revolution decreasing in the CIS: President Nazarbayev

The life of common people [in those countries that have gone through color revolutions] isn’t getting any better, the President believes.

Probability of color revolution decreasing in the CIS: President Nazarbayev
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