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Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has addressed the problem of the Aral Sea during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.

Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev, Obama and Putin to address UN General Assembly on the same day

Nursultan Nazarbayev will address the United Nations General Assembly on the same day as US President Barack Obama, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Nazarbayev, Obama and Putin to address UN General Assembly on the same day
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©REUTERS
Nazarbayev to speak at 70th session of UN General Assembly in September

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will deliver a speech during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Nazarbayev to speak at 70th session of UN General Assembly in September
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
I will protect national interests and wellbeing of citizens: Nazarbayev

Nursultan Nazarbayev delivered a speech at the official inauguration ceremony.

I will protect national interests and wellbeing of citizens: Nazarbayev
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of Akorda
Kazakhstan enters New Year 2015 with a constructive action plan: Nazarbayev

In his New Year address on December 31 President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated his nation on the New Year Holiday.

Kazakhstan enters New Year 2015 with a constructive action plan: Nazarbayev
Kazakhstani robot
New Kazakh robot to help the visually impaired

Kazakhstan laboratory has built a prototype of a robot with a system of speech recognition and synthesis.

New Kazakh robot to help the visually impaired
Karzai says goodbye with a final gibe at US
Karzai says goodbye with a final gibe at US

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech to take a parting shot at the United States, accusing Washington of waging a war.

Karzai says goodbye with a final gibe at US
IT-savvy India no longer land of 'snake charmers': Modi
IT-savvy India no longer land of 'snake charmers': Modi

Prime Minister said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its IT professionals for banishing the country's image.

IT-savvy India no longer land of 'snake charmers': Modi
India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow
India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow

India's new Prime Minister will deliver an Independence Day speech that is being closely watched for announcements of major reforms.

India's Modi to give closely watched speech as doubts grow
New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech
New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech

The first female CEO of the largest American automaker will be honored by sitting with Michelle Obama when the president delivers his State of the Union Address.

New GM CEO to join First Lady at Obama speech
Queen Elizabeth calls for 'quiet reflection' in 2014
Queen Elizabeth calls for 'quiet reflection' in 2014

Queen Elizabeth II urged people to take the time for quiet reflection in 2014, in her annual Christmas Day message to the Commonwealth.

Queen Elizabeth calls for 'quiet reflection' in 2014
Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media
Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media

Iranians hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu's suggestion that they were banned from wearing jeans and listening to Western music.

Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media
British PM offers vision beyond austerity
British PM offers vision beyond austerity

British Prime Minister David Cameron will on Wednesday seek to convince voters that he has more to offer than austerity, promising a "land of opportunity" built on pro-business values.

British PM offers vision beyond austerity
Obama judged by his own words in Berlin
Obama judged by his own words in Berlin

In 2008, Barack Obama wowed a euphoric 200,000-strong crowd in Berlin as the self-appointed embodiment of the power of politics to ignite change.

Obama judged by his own words in Berlin
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye. ©REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
S. Korea president vows 'strong' retaliation on North

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye vowed "strong retaliation" Monday to any provocation by North Korea after Pyongyang declared it was formally at war with Seoul.

S. Korea president vows 'strong' retaliation on North
Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting
Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting

Former CIA chief General David Petraeus said sorry Tuesday for the "mistake" which triggered his resignation last year, in his first public speech since quitting due to an extra-marital affair.

Ex CIA head says sorry, in first speech since quitting
Sparks of humour in Pope Francis's first days
Sparks of humour in Pope Francis's first days

Starting with the historic moment when the first Latin American pontiff greeted the crowds in St Peter's Square after his election on Wednesday, Pope Francis has shown a lively sense of humour.

Sparks of humour in Pope Francis's first days
Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America
Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America

In his first major speech since his US presidential defeat, Mitt Romney urged fellow Republicans Friday to buck up and set course for the White House, as he sought to uplift conservatives.

Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America
S. Korea leader offers North 'flexible' engagement
S. Korea leader offers North 'flexible' engagement

South Korea's new president Park Geun-Hye offered a "more flexible" engagement with North Korea on Friday if Pyongyang chooses a path of trust-building rather than provocation.

S. Korea leader offers North 'flexible' engagement
Japan PM quotes Britain's Iron Lady on island dispute
Japan PM quotes Britain's Iron Lady on island dispute

Japan's prime minister on Thursday quoted comments by former British premier Margaret Thatcher about the Falklands War as he spoke about Tokyo's acrimonious islands dispute with China.

Japan PM quotes Britain's Iron Lady on island dispute