Former Head of the Presidential Security Service Anuar Sadykulov was appointed head of Arystan special division of the National Security Commission.
The US gun lobby lashed out at President Barack Obama Tuesday as an "elitist hypocrite" for providing Secret Service protection to his daughters but balking at having armed guards in all schools.
The US military will keep providing logistical support in villages as it hands over the security lead to Afghan forces this spring, Afghanistan's envoy to Washington said Monday.
The top US firearms lobby emerged from talks with Vice President Joe Biden on curbing violence Thursday saying he cared more about stamping out gun rights than protecting school kids.
US President Barack Obama will host Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the White House on Friday for talks centered on the long-term security compact between the two countries.
The rival presidents of Sudan and South Sudan met for face-to-face talks Saturday to push forward stalled security, oil and border deals, and discuss the fate of the contested Abyei region.
Students at the elementary school where a gunman massacred 26 children and teachers last month were returning Thursday to classes at an alternative campus described by police as "the safest school in America."
France will take in Afghans whose security is at risk after having worked with its troops in the war-ravaged country, joining other Western nations facing a similar quandary.
The United States' most powerful pro-gun lobbying group demanded Friday that armed police be deployed to every school in the country following a mass shooting that left 20 young children dead.
Canada added Iran's Quds Force to a list of terrorist groups on Thursday, saying the elite special operations unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard had been arming the Taliban, Hamas and others.
The UN Security Council on Thursday slapped sanctions on two Iranian firms accused of supplying arms to the Syrian government.
A long-awaited inquiry into a deadly militant attack on the US mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi late Tuesday slammed State Department security arrangements there as "grossly inadequate."
Sri Lanka has defended China's increased naval presence in the Indian Ocean and rejected claims that it is a threat to regional power India.
US Internet security guru John McAfee was discharged from a Guatemala police hospital Thursday after being admitted with what his lawyer called "heart problems," a hospital official said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Vice-President of the European Commission Baroness Catherine Ashton.
Israel restricted Palestinian access to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound and kept a tight grip on security as a first fatality tested a hard-won truce ending fighting in and around Gaza.
Sudan's powerful intelligence service on Thursday said it had disrupted a "plot" to disturb the country's security, as a witness saw tanks moving in the streets of the capital.
Around 950 websites promoting terrorism, violence and extremism were blocked in Kazakhstan by court rulings in 2011-2012.
China is ramping up security in Tibetan areas after a spate of self-immolation protests just as Beijing holds a key political gathering.
We believe that to effectively resolve these problems we should create two vertical chains of command: deputy chairman of Kazakhstan National Security Commission.
- United States
- gun control
- Barack Obama
- Middle East & Africa
- Hamid Karzai
- South Sudan
- United Nations
- Sri Lanka
- Asia Pacific
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- European Union