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Five nuclear powers signed a new Protocol to the existing Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone (CANWFZ) Treaty in New York on Tuesday.
Kazakhstan abstained from voting at the UN General Assembly and Ukraine sent it a diplomatic note.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a number of bilateral meetings during the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague.
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.
According to Kazakhstan ex-Permanent Representative in the UN Senator Byrganym Aitimova, Kazakhstan will not send any peacekeepers to Syria.
World Press Photo exhibition 2013 has started in Astana. It is held in Central Asia for the first time.
International aid agency Oxfam on Tuesday launched a "12 Days of Giving" appeal to help destitute Syrian refugee families in Jordan and Lebanon survive the region's harsh winter months.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev told the Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan Jan Kubis that Kazakhstan was ready to continue providing assistance to Afghanistan.
The permanent representative of Kazakhstan to the UN has been appointed.
Inspectors from the UN's nuclear watchdog arrived in Tokyo Wednesday to monitor marine pollution near Fukushima as China demanded Japan provide "accurate" information on how it is handling the crisis.
The Syrian regime will not attend a proposed Geneva peace conference if the aim is for President Bashar al-Assad to hand over power, the country's information minister said Monday.
Horn of Africa pirates have raked in up to $413 million in ransom since 2005, with most of it used to finance "global scale" criminal operations.
The US government has guaranteed the UN that it is not intercepting its secret communications, a spokesman said Wednesday while not being drawn on reports of past spying.
The UN-Arab League envoy for Syria says peace talks are in doubt unless a "credible opposition" takes part, overcoming rifts among its factions.
The United Nations warned Monday that inspectors face a year-long mission of unprecedented danger in trying to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal, as rebels launched a major offensive.
The UN atomic agency said Friday it is sending a team from October 14-21 to review Japan's progress cleaning up areas around the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.
International experts preparing to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal said they had made "encouraging" progress Thursday and expect to carry out on-site inspections within days.
A disarmament team is to arrive Tuesday in Damascus on a mission to destroy Syria's chemical arsenal, a day after UN experts wrapped up their investigation of alleged gas attacks.
An imminent scientific summary on climate change will serve as an "alarm clock moment" for the world.
Iran's newly elected moderate president said Thursday he hoped for the freedom of more prisoners after the recent release of prominent reformists.
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