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Security Council experts discuss Kazakhstan's regional policies

A meeting of the expert council of Kazakhstan President’s Security Council was held in Akorda.

Security Council experts discuss Kazakhstan's regional policies
Over hundred Kazakhstan citizens are in militant camps in Afghan-Pakistan zone: Abykayev
Over hundred Kazakhstan citizens are in militant camps in Afghan-Pakistan zone: Abykayev

Control over militants' crossing of borders requires expansion of cooperation between the special services of different countries: chairman of Kazakhstan National Security Commission.

Over hundred Kazakhstan citizens are in militant camps in Afghan-Pakistan zone: Abykayev
NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report
NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report

The US National Security Agency, during the Barack Obama administration has pursued wide-scale monitoring of the telephone records of millions of Americans.

NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report
US reaffirms defence treaty with Philippines
US reaffirms defence treaty with Philippines

The United States on Saturday reaffirmed its commitment to a defence treaty with the Philippines, which is currently embroiled in a territorial dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea.

US reaffirms defence treaty with Philippines
US defence chief accuses China of cyber spying
US defence chief accuses China of cyber spying

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday accused China of waging cyber espionage against the United States, stepping up pressure on Beijing over the issue ahead of a key summit between their leaders.

US defence chief accuses China of cyber spying
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Twitter tightens security after high-profile breaches

Twitter said Wednesday it was stepping up security measures for the popular messaging service following a series of high-profile breaches by hackers hitting media organizations and others.

Twitter tightens security after high-profile breaches
AT&T lets people control homes using smartphones
AT&T lets people control homes using smartphones

US telecom titan AT&T launched a service Friday to use smartphones or tablets to activate home alarm systems and perform other duties like open doors for guests or adjust the temperature.

AT&T lets people control homes using smartphones
Kazakhstan peacemakers to avoid missions causing mixed public reaction
Kazakhstan peacemakers to avoid missions causing mixed public reaction

They do not include missions that may cause mixed reaction of our major partners or the society: Kazakhstan Defense Ministry

Kazakhstan peacemakers to avoid missions causing mixed public reaction
Chairman of Kazakhstan National Security Commission Nurtai Abykanov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlvoskiy©
Border experts from Central Asia discuss regional security in Astana

The third regional meeting of heads of the border authorities of Central Asian CIS countries is being held in Astana.

Border experts from Central Asia discuss regional security in Astana
Delta CEO objects to air security rule change
Delta CEO objects to air security rule change

The top executive of a major US airline has voiced opposition to a change in security regulations that will allow small pocket knives, baseball bats and other previously banned sporting equipment aboard airplanes.

Delta CEO objects to air security rule change
Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants
Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants

Malaysian fighter jets launched air strikes on a defiant group of Filipino intruders Tuesday as security forces sought to end a three-week incursion that has already killed 27 people.

Malaysia launches attack to clear out militants
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24 radical Salafi Jamaats discovered in Kazakhstan

There are currently 24 radical Salafi Jamaats with the total number of 495 members in Kazakhstan: National Security Commission.

24 radical Salafi Jamaats discovered in Kazakhstan
Israel PM: exposing intelligence harms security
Israel PM: exposing intelligence harms security

Exposure of intelligence activities can "badly damage" state security, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday in his first remarks on the arrest and death of a jailed Australian-Israeli with Mossad links.

Israel PM: exposing intelligence harms security
S. Korea leader says only regime fall will change North
S. Korea leader says only regime fall will change North

North Korea can never be made to abandon its nuclear weapons programme, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said Friday, arguing that only regime collapse could remove the threat from Pyongyang.

S. Korea leader says only regime fall will change North
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National Security Commission's building shot in Almaty oblast

Unknown shot the building of the National Security Commission in Almaty oblast.

National Security Commission's building shot in Almaty oblast
Japanese Prime Minsiter Shinzo Abe.
Obama vows to defend Japan with US nuclear umbrella

President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday a "steadfast" commitment to defend Japan, including preventing nuclear attacks on its ally in the wake of North Korea's third nuclear test.

Obama vows to defend Japan with US nuclear umbrella
Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive
Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive

President Barack Obama's order aimed at ramping up protection from cyberattacks will address only a small portion of threats and sets up a fresh battle in Congress over legislation.

Cybersecurity battle looms after Obama directive
Kazakhstan special forces during anti-terrorist operation. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan National Security Commission neutralizes 42 extremist groups in 2 years

Meanwhile, Kazakhstan law-enforcement authorities failed to prevent 18 violations of extremist nature.

Kazakhstan National Security Commission neutralizes 42 extremist groups in 2 years
South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak. ©REUTERS
S. Korea warns North against nuclear test

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak held an emergency security meeting Thursday that warned North Korea of "serious consequences" if it went through with an expected nuclear test.

S. Korea warns North against nuclear test
Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas
Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas

President Mohamed Morsi declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit by rioting which has left dozens dead, warning he was ready to take further steps to confront threats to Egypt's security.

Morsi declares emergency, curfews in Egypt riot-hit areas