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© Yaroslav Radlovsky Kazakh Senators to visit the U.S. Among other things, while in Washington they will unveil a photo exhibition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Congress of World Religions.
06 мая 2013
Obama slams 'shameful' defeat of US gun reform 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.
18 апреля 2013
Kairat Mami. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy© Kairat Mami to tell Japan about Kazakhstan's development model Kazakhstan Senate speaker Kairat Mami will render a working visit to Japan.
16 апреля 2013
Battle lines drawn as US Senate readies gun debate The most significant US Senate debate on gun laws in 20 years starts Tuesday with the chamber introducing a bipartisan compromise on background checks.
16 апреля 2013
US Senate tilts toward support of gay marriage US Senator Bill Nelson endorsed gay marriage on Thursday, shifting the chamber in favor of rights for same-sex couples.
05 апреля 2013
Obama courts key Republicans on immigration reform US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called key Senate Republicans, with whom he is at odds on other many top issues, to discuss the prospects for bipartisan immigration reform.
21 февраля 2013
Kairat Mami. Photo by Danial Okassov© Kairat Mami's escort did not notice obscene gesture The escort of Kazakhstan Senate's chairman Kairat Mami did not notice the obscene gesture of the young man in Pavlodar.
15 января 2013
Pentagon nominee vows 'total support' for Israel Chuck Hagel, bracing for a bruising Senate confirmation as the next US defense secretary, pledged "total support" for Israel on Monday after lawmakers criticized his Middle East views.
08 января 2013
The US Capitol. US House to vote imminently on 'fiscal cliff' deal The House of Representatives will vote late Tuesday on a bill already approved by the Senate to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff".
02 января 2013
Senate renews warrantless surveillance act The Senate approved a five-year extension Friday of a George W. Bush-era surveillance law that allows US spy agencies to conduct wiretapping on foreign citizens without a warrant.
31 декабря 2012
Edward Kennedy Jr. Photo courtesy of arlingtoncemetery.net Son of late icon Kennedy rules out US Senate run A son of late political icon Edward Kennedy said Monday he will not run for the US Senate in Massachusetts -- the same state his father represented for nearly five decades -- US media reported.
26 декабря 2012
Kazakhstan’s Senate. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev Kazakhstan’s Senate approves of the 2012-2014 draft budget The draft budget envisages decreasing revenues, reduced spending and widening deficit.
09 ноября 2012
Congress vote leaves US set for more gridlock Democrats were projected to hold onto the Senate and Republicans were to retain the House of Representatives on Tuesday, raising the likely prospect of more partisan gridlock in a divided US Congress.
07 ноября 2012
Kazakhstan Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev. Photo by Danial Okassov© Kazakhstan ambassadors will report on attracted investments Kazakhstan embassies all over the world will be reporting to Kazakhstan Ministry of Industry and New Technologies on investments.
01 ноября 2012
Kazakhstan Parliament. Tengrinews.kz stock photo Kazakhstan senators ask human rights experts for help Kazakhstan International Human Rights Bureau has been invited to the Senate to make a report on human rights and provide recommendations.
15 октября 2012
Vice Minister of Industry and New Technology Albert Rau. Photo courtesy of pm.kz Kazakhstan’s senate ratifies agreement with Austria on support to investments According to the country’s National Bank, from 1995 to 2012 the gross inflow of Austrian investments to Kazakhstan stood at $2.5 billion.
27 сентября 2012
US Senate confirms Obama's new envoy to Kabul The US Senate late Thursday confirmed career diplomat James Cunningham as President Barack Obama's new ambassador to Afghanistan.
06 августа 2012
Subcommittee Chairman Al Franken. ©REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst US hearing warns FBI, Facebook on facial recognition A US Senate hearing Wednesday highlighted concern over the growing use of facial recognition technologies, both for law enforcement use and in big social networks like Facebook.
20 июля 2012
The head of Sports and Physical Education Agency Talgat Yermegiyayev. Vesti.kz stock photo Kazakhstan is mulling Sports Scientific Research Institute Sports Scientific Research Institute will be created in Kazakhstan.
28 марта 2012
Kairat Mami. © Yaroslav Radlovsky Kairat Mami reelected Senate Speaker Prior to that President Nazarbayev had reappointed Mami a Senator as his tenure had expired.
25 ноября 2011

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