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Nigeria on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an American energy firm to build six oil refineries, in a project worth 4.5 billion dollars.
Twitter said Monday in its first "transparency report" that the number of government requests for user information or to block content is rising in 2012.
There's nothing like a record-setting heat wave, combined with a third full day without power, to get people to rediscover the joys of their local library.
"Ted," starring Mark Wahlberg and his raunchy teddy bear pal, topped the North American box office this weekend, besting the male strippers of "Magic Mike," industry figures showed Monday.
US technology giant Apple has paid a Chinese firm $60 million to settle a long-running dispute over the iPad trademark in China.
The Church of Scientology denied Monday sending anyone to follow Katie Holmes after she filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, amid reports she feared her husband's plans for their daughter.
Utility crews made slow progress Sunday in restoring electricity to millions of households amid a record-setting heatwave in the eastern United States that showed no sign of abating soon.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch weighed in on the Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce story Sunday, saying he thinks Scientologists are "creepy" and possibly even evil.
US President Barack Obama declared rampaging wildfires in Colorado a "major disaster" before flying out to the Rocky Mountains state on Friday to tour damage and meet firefighters.
Signing autographs along the way, a group of Catholic nuns is taking a road trip across America to stand up for the poor.
World stock markets surged Friday, the euro jumped against the dollar, and oil prices rocketed after a key EU summit delivered surprise emergency measures to fight the eurozone debt crisis.
The fact that America is taking steps in this direction is very important for Kazakhstan: President's Advisor Yertysbayev.
More and more Kazakh businessmen are trying to get a membership in the American Chamber of Commerce: AmCham Executive Director Doris Bradbury
Facebook announced Monday that it made a billion-dollar-deal to buy the startup behind wildly popular smartphone photo sharing application Instagram.
April 26-27 Astana will be hosting the X Eurasian Media Holding, an annual gathering of journalists, political figures, scholars, media experts and businessmen.
More than 1400 military men from Kazakhstan, the United States, Great Britain, Lithuania and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the event.
The list of 20 most dangerous countries of the world in terms of the possibility of terrorist attacks is led by Somali.
The fight has been scheduled for June 11 in the US. The Kazakh boxers are also expected to face Dinamo Moscow, Milano Thunder, Pohang Poseidons and Mumbai teams this season.
They discussed bilateral cooperation in the framework of international organizations.
US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has arrived to Astana. He discussed the much talked-of inclusion of Kazakhstan into the specially designated countries list with Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister.
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