US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Baghdad's "Green Zone" was open to the public for the first time in 12 years, albeit with many remaining restrictions.
Nepal issued its first transgender passport Monday in a move which rights groups hailed as a breakthrough.
President of Kazakhstan spoke about the notion of democracy and how it should be understood in the Kazakh context during the Congress of Nur Otan party on March 11.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about five institutional reforms he envisions for Kazakhstan that would ensure its move towards a developed and harmonious society.
2014 has come to an end, so it is time to weigh in on what's going to happen in the New Year of 2015.
On September 2, i-Azamat project, a bank of social ideas, has been launched in Almaty to stimulate the residents to contribute to the development of Almaty.
The Speaker of Kazakhstan's Senate said that there are plans to significanly improve life in the country. By 2050, the country has the chance of becoming one of the safest and comfortable countries.
The poster advertising a gay bar in Kazakhstan depicting a Kazakh composer and a Russian poet kissing has mostly angered the public in Kazakhstan. Now the Kazakh descendant of the composer claims 1mln tenge in damages from the poster creators.
A recently opened restaurant in Almaty has caused quite a controversy: not because of its cuisine, but because of its parking.
The recent Kazakhstani ad showing a Kazakh composer and a Russian poet kissing has generated an outpouring of discontent in Kazakhstan.
People breastfed as infants have a 24 percent better chance than their formula-fed counterparts of climbing the social ladder.
If you have just seen a play that you privately think is drivel, will you keep silent when everyone around you demands an encore?
Homelessness in Australia has surged 17 percent since 2006 mainly due to a spike in migrant numbers, though fewer people are sleeping rough on the streets.
Egypt's liquor stores are under growing pressure to stop selling alcohol, they say, not from the country's Islamist government, but from society itself.
Brazil's northwestern state of Acre declared a "social emergency" Wednesday as it attempts to slow a wave of undocumented immigrants smuggled overland from neighboring countries.
Vice President Joe Biden marched with black civil rights leaders Sunday in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the "Bloody Sunday" beating of voting rights marchers 48 years ago.
Dariga Nazarbayeva unveiled the origin of Kazakhstan's very low subsistence rate.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday with the two sides seeking to soothe tensions over Berlin's recent criticism of the Russian record on rights.
The United States is simultaneously becoming enmeshed in ever-increasing government secrecy -- and a complex culture of leaks.
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