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The wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor. Photo courtesy of Akie Abe's Facebook
Japan's first lady visits Pearl Harbor

The wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor, bombed by Japanese planes nearly 75 years ago.

Japan's first lady visits Pearl Harbor
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Queen Elizabeth II receives Nursultan Nazarbayev in London

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Queen Elizabeth II during his official visit to the United Kingdom.

Queen Elizabeth II receives Nursultan Nazarbayev in London
US State Secretary John Kerry and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Presidential Press Service
US State Secretary John Kerry meets Kazakh President and PM

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for the first time in Astana as part of his official tour of five Central Asian countries.

US State Secretary John Kerry meets Kazakh President and PM
Turar Kazangapov ©
President Nazarbayev’s Press Office on President’s forthcoming visits

For ten days President Nazarbayev is to visit Doha, Qatar, London, Paris and receive PM of Japan and US Secretary of State in Astana.

President Nazarbayev’s Press Office on President’s forthcoming visits
Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II
Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II

Chinese President Xi Jinping enjoyed a glittering state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in a visit to Britain focused on business deals and stronger trade ties.

Pomp and protests as China's Xi meets Queen Elizabeth II
China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit
China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Britain for a four-day state visit as the government of Prime Minister David Cameron seeks stronger trade ties with the world's second-largest economy.

China's Xi Jinping arrives in Britain for state visit
Vladimir Putin. ©RIA Novosti
Putin to visit Kazakhstan in mid-October

Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan in mid-October.

Putin to visit Kazakhstan in mid-October
Obama greets Xi with 'ni hao' and superpower supper
Obama greets Xi with 'ni hao' and superpower supper

President Barack Obama offered Xi Jinping a warm welcome at the White House, greeting his Chinese counterpart with a "ni hao," or hello, at the start of a tricky state visit.

Obama greets Xi with 'ni hao' and superpower supper
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China is a great nation: Nursultan Nazarbayev

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has named China "the great nation" complementing Kazakhstan's work in the region.

China is a great nation: Nursultan Nazarbayev
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Nazarbayev pays state visit to China

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev went to China on a state visit.

Nazarbayev pays state visit to China
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China to bring in production capabilities to Kazakhstan

We render all possible support to the Program. It is set to contribute to stability and prosperity of Central Asia: President Nazarbayev.

China to bring in production capabilities to Kazakhstan
Iranian FM's visit to Turkey postponed: official
Iranian FM's visit to Turkey postponed: official

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's scheduled visit to Turkey on Tuesday has been postponed.

Iranian FM's visit to Turkey postponed: official
Ban Ki-moon ©RIA Novosti
Ban Ki-moon to visit Astana on June 10

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Kazakhstan on June 10.

Ban Ki-moon to visit Astana on June 10
Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties
Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties

US Secretary of State John Kerry took a risky gamble facing derision and much skepticism when he flew to Russia last week for the first time in two years.

Kerry plays Russian roulette gambling on easing ties
EU's top diplomat to visit Netanyahu, Abbas next week
EU's top diplomat to visit Netanyahu, Abbas next week

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will visit the Middle East next week for talks on the peace process.

EU's top diplomat to visit Netanyahu, Abbas next week
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Kazakhstan mulls introducing visa-free regime for 26 nations this summer

Kazakhstan plans to introduce visa-free entry for citizens of 26 countries.

Kazakhstan mulls introducing visa-free regime for 26 nations this summer
France's Hollande meets Fidel Castro and urges end to Cuba embargo
France's Hollande meets Fidel Castro and urges end to Cuba embargo

French President Francois Hollande called Monday for an end to the US embargo on Cuba.

France's Hollande meets Fidel Castro and urges end to Cuba embargo
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petr Poroshenko. Photo © akorda.kz
President of Ukraine Poroshenko to visit Astana

President of Ukriane Petro Poroshenko is coming to Astana with an official visit.

President of Ukraine Poroshenko to visit Astana
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Xi Jingping to visit Kazakhstan in support of Nazarbayev's re-election

An official visit of China’s Xi Jinping to Astana will take place on May 7.

Xi Jingping to visit Kazakhstan in support of Nazarbayev's re-election
China's Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus
China's Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Russia this week to attend World War II anniversary celebrations, with Kazakhstan and Belarus also on his itinerary.

China's Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus