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.
French commuters faced traffic chaos Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.
Actor Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to vent his anger on Tuesday after being detained by police in New York for riding his bicycle the wrong way down a street.
New York mayor Bill de Blasio has driven head into accusations of hypocrisy after his SUV repeatedly violated traffic rules two days after he ordered a crackdown on dangerous driving.
Activists warned Thursday that wild populations of Southeast Asia's striking Tokay Gecko were in danger of being over-hunted for use in traditional medicine in China and other countries.
Over 98 thousand violations of traffic rules were registered and 95 thousand tickets worth over 1 billion tenge were issued in Almaty since December 2012.
An Almaty citizen received a notification of violation of traffic rules in Germany where he has never been to.
48 underground and overground pedestrian crossings will be constructed in Almaty in three years period.
In Astana every third road traffic accident happens because of icy roads during winter.
Big Almaty Ring Road will be completed by 2015: Almaty Road Authorities.