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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. ©REUTERS/Stringer
First visit of UN chief to site of Srebrenica genocide

Ban Ki-moon begins a tour of the Balkans this week which will include the first visit by a UN chief to the site of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and to Kosovo since it declared independence in 2008.

First visit of UN chief to site of Srebrenica genocide
Russian President Vladimir Putin. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Putin tours Russia flood scene, berates officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the scene of a recent flood that killed 172 people, berating officials for possibly deceiving him about the timeliness of their response.

Putin tours Russia flood scene, berates officials
Spratly group of islands. ©REUTERS/POOL New
Taiwanese academics visit contested Spratlys

A group of Taiwanese academics has visited the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, defence officials said Monday, amid continued tensions over rival claims to the area.

Taiwanese academics visit contested Spratlys
Josephine Ann Harris. Photo courtesy of ohio.com
Cafe owner dies after serving Obama breakfast

An Ohio woman collapsed and died hours after serving US President Barack Obama breakfast at her restaurant on Friday.

Cafe owner dies after serving Obama breakfast
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Gjorge Ivanov. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev invited to Macedonia

President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov personally invited his Kazakhstan counterpart to visit Macedonia.

Nazarbayev invited to Macedonia
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Russia Vladimir Putin. ©RIA Novosti
Vladimir Putin arrived in Astana

The leaders of both countries discussed bilateral cooperation and development of interaction amid the integration and reviewed the international and regional problems.

Vladimir Putin arrived in Astana
Dmitry Medvedev is singing the Book of guest of honor. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Medvedev received a gift at Nazarbayev University

Dmitry Medvedev and Karim Massimov visited Nazarbayev University in Astana, press-service of the university said.

Medvedev received a gift at Nazarbayev University
Prime-Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. ©RIA Novosti
Medvedev arrived in Kazakhstan

Russia’s Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived to Kazakhstan with a working visit.

Medvedev arrived in Kazakhstan
Prime-Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. ©RIA Novosti
Medvedev to replace Putin in a trip to Kazakhstan

Russian Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev will visit Kazakhstan instead of president Vladimir Putin.

Medvedev to replace Putin in a trip to Kazakhstan
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. ©RIA Novosti
Turkish Prime-Minister arrives to Kazakhstan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is taking part in the opening of the 5th Astana Economic Forum.

Turkish Prime-Minister arrives to Kazakhstan
©REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Nazarbayev to visit Kyrgyzstan in August

Official visit of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Kyrgyzstan is expected in the middle of August 2012.

Nazarbayev to visit Kyrgyzstan in August
Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev. ©RIA Novosti
Kyrgyzstan president to visit Astana

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev will render his first visit to Kazakhstan.

Kyrgyzstan president to visit Astana
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev to render official visit to Belarus

Special attention will be given to practical steps in enhancement of interaction between Kazakhstan and Belarus: Foreign Ministry.

Nazarbayev to render official visit to Belarus
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of President's press-service
South Africa expecting Nazarbayev's state visit

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to render a state visit to South Africa.

South Africa expecting Nazarbayev's state visit
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
President Nazarbayev to visit Malaysia April 17-18

Before visiting Malaysia President Nazarbayev is to pay the first ever state visit to Indonesia April 12-14.

President Nazarbayev to visit Malaysia April 17-18
The symbol of "Mayors for Peace" organization.
Kazakhstan Akims join Mayors for Peace

Akims (Governors) of Kazakhstan cities have joined Mayors for Peace organization.

Kazakhstan Akims join Mayors for Peace
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev on official visit to Germany

Nazarbayev arrived in Germany with an official visit.

Nazarbayev on official visit to Germany
Photo courtesy of diapazon.kz
Kazakhstan and Germany to sign documents worth 2 billion Euro

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry told about the official visit of Nursultan Nazarbayev to Germany on February 7-8.

Kazakhstan and Germany to sign documents worth 2 billion Euro
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
President Nazarbayev meets HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

The sides discussed the current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation.

President Nazarbayev meets HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
©Daniyal Okassov
Kazakhstan and Vietnam sign double taxation treaty

During the 1st ever official visit of President Nazarbayev to Vietnam a raft of agreements were signed October 31.

Kazakhstan and Vietnam sign double taxation treaty