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Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Turar Kazangapov
We will be bound by special relations with EEU: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan will step up efforts to help settle conflicts in the Islamic World and the post-Soviet space.

We will be bound by special relations with EEU: Nazarbayev
Israel okayed nearly 14,000 settler homes during talks: NGO
Israel okayed nearly 14,000 settler homes during talks: NGO

Israel approved plans for nearly 14,000 new settler homes during the nine months of peace talks with the Palestinians, an Israeli settlement watchdog said Tuesday as the negotiation period formally ended.

Israel okayed nearly 14,000 settler homes during talks: NGO
Israel unveils 1,800 settler homes after Kerry visit
Israel unveils 1,800 settler homes after Kerry visit

Israel unveiled plans Friday for more than 1,800 new settler homes in a move the Palestinians said was aimed at forcing Washington to abandon its Middle East peace drive.

Israel unveils 1,800 settler homes after Kerry visit
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Liechtenstein bank pays millions to settle US tax dispute

Liechtenstein's oldest bank said Tuesday it would pay nearly $25 million to settle a dispute with US tax authorities over its suspected role in helping clients dodge US taxes.

Liechtenstein bank pays millions to settle US tax dispute
Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders
Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday angrily rejected European Union guidelines barring the bloc's 28 member states from funding projects in Jewish settlements.

Israel PM rejects EU 'external dictates' on borders
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ©REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Israel to delay settlement starts for Obama trip: report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned settler housing tenders being issued for the West Bank and east Jerusalem when US President Barack Obama visits this month.

Israel to delay settlement starts for Obama trip: report
Strauss-Kahn paid hotel maid $1.5 million: report
Strauss-Kahn paid hotel maid $1.5 million: report

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn paid a settlement of $1.5 million (1.1 million euros) to the New York hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault.

Strauss-Kahn paid hotel maid $1.5 million: report
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Judge clears BP's $7.8 bn settlement in US oil spill

British oil giant BP won US court approval Friday of a $7.8 billion settlement with people and businesses who lost money and property due to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Judge clears BP's $7.8 bn settlement in US oil spill
Strauss-Kahn strikes secret deal to end US sex case
Strauss-Kahn strikes secret deal to end US sex case

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Monday agreed a financial settlement with a New York hotel maid who had accused him of sexual assault.

Strauss-Kahn strikes secret deal to end US sex case
Arab League hopes US, Russia reconcile on Syria
Arab League hopes US, Russia reconcile on Syria

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi hoped on Sunday that the United States and Russia could reconcile their views over Syria in order to facilitate a settlement of the crisis in the war-ravaged country.

Arab League hopes US, Russia reconcile on Syria
Israel PM heads to Berlin as settlement row grows
Israel PM heads to Berlin as settlement row grows

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due in Berlin on Wednesday for talks likely to focus on the growing crisis over settlement plans that could torpedo the viability of a Palestinian state.

Israel PM heads to Berlin as settlement row grows
Samsung Galaxy Note II
Samsung plans no settlement with Apple: executive

Samsung has no plans to follow Taiwanese firm HTC in seeking a settlement over its patent disputes with Apple.

Samsung plans no settlement with Apple: executive
EU 'regrets' Israeli settlement plan
EU 'regrets' Israeli settlement plan

The European Union's foreign policy chief on Thursday criticised Israel's plan to build hundreds of homes in annexed east Jerusalem and called for it to hold fresh talks with the Palestinians.

EU 'regrets' Israeli settlement plan
Japan mulls international court for S. Korea row
Japan mulls international court for S. Korea row

Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba said Saturday that Tokyo was considering asking the International Court of Justice to settle a bitter row with South Korea over a disputed island group.

Japan mulls international court for S. Korea row

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