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US regulator unveils low-income broadband subsidy plan US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.
09 марта 2016
Iraq PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to traffic 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.
05 октября 2015
Nepal issues first transgender passport Nepal issued its first transgender passport Monday in a move which rights groups hailed as a breakthrough.
11 августа 2015
©Turar Kazangapov Nazarbayev explains democracy in Kazakhstan context 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.
12 марта 2015
©Turar Kazangapov Nazarbayev speaks reforms, including moving powers from President to Parliament 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.
11 марта 2015
What to expect in Kazakhstan in 2015? 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.
09 января 2015
Almaty's Flag. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy Bank of social ideas launched in Almaty 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.
07 октября 2014
Senate Speaker Kassym Jomart-Tokayev ©REUTERS We want to make Kazakhstan one of the safest and most comfortable countries: Senate Speaker 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.
22 сентября 2014
Tengrinews illustration Descendant of Kazakh composer demands 1mln in damages from gay smooch poster creators 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.
04 сентября 2014
Still of TengrinewsTV video 'Swagger' Kazakh-style A recently opened restaurant in Almaty has caused quite a controversy: not because of its cuisine, but because of its parking.
28 августа 2014
Photo courtesy of Russian poetry and Kazakh music heavyweights in gay smooch The recent Kazakhstani ad showing a Kazakh composer and a Russian poet kissing has generated an outpouring of discontent in Kazakhstan.
25 августа 2014
©REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Breast is best for getting ahead: study People breastfed as infants have a 24 percent better chance than their formula-fed counterparts of climbing the social ladder.
25 июня 2013
Photo courtesy of You clap, so I clap: Peer pressure drives applause If you have just seen a play that you privately think is drivel, will you keep silent when everyone around you demands an encore?
19 июня 2013
Homelessness rising in Australia: study 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.
05 июня 2013
Egypt faces social pressure to end alcohol sales 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.
20 мая 2013
'Emergency' in Brazil state after flood of foreign migrants 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.
11 апреля 2013
US Vice President Joe Biden. ©REUTERS/Tim Shaffer Biden marches with US civil rights leaders in Alabama 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.
04 марта 2013
Majilis deputy Dariga Nazarbayeva. Photo by Danial Okassov© Kazakhstan's minimum subsistence rate based on poorest African countries Dariga Nazarbayeva unveiled the origin of Kazakhstan's very low subsistence rate.
15 января 2013
Putin, Merkel seek to soothe Germany-Russia tensions 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.
16 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of US a nation of secrets -- and leaks: experts The United States is simultaneously becoming enmeshed in ever-increasing government secrecy -- and a complex culture of leaks.
18 октября 2012

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