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Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had opened an investigation into a video showing gun-wielding Jewish extremists at a wedding celebrating the death of a Palestinian toddler in a firebombing.

Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. ©RIA Novosti
Afghanistan slams Pakistan over wave of bloody Kabul attacks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan on Monday of sending "messages of war" and harbouring bomb-making camps.

Afghanistan slams Pakistan over wave of bloody Kabul attacks
Turkish Kurd leader urges world to denounce 'unjust war'
Turkish Kurd leader urges world to denounce 'unjust war'

Turkey's Kurdish political leader Selahattin Demirtas urged the world to denounce Ankara's new "unjust war" on rebel Kurds and asked the EU to push clearly for a truce.

Turkish Kurd leader urges world to denounce 'unjust war'
Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana
Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana

The second round of consultations of Syrian opposition groups will be held in Kazakhstan's Astana in mid-September.

Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana
Obama says Syrian war not likely to end before he leaves office
Obama says Syrian war not likely to end before he leaves office

US President Barack Obama said that the war in Syria would not likely end before he leaves office in early 2017 and reaffirmed his belief that there is no "military solution" to the conflict.

Obama says Syrian war not likely to end before he leaves office
Nursultan Nazarbayev arrives in Moscow on Friday, May 8. Photo courtesy of may9.ru.
Attempts to distort history of World War II are unacceptable: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev criticized attempts of certain politicians and countries to rewrite the history of the World War II and emphasized the necessity to preserve the truth about those years.

Attempts to distort history of World War II are unacceptable: Nazarbayev
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Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS

Heads of the CIS countries have delivered an address dedicated to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day calling the international community to counter attempts to glorify Nazism.

Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Victory Day parade in Astana: entrance by invitation only

The upcoming Victory Day parade celebrating the 70th anniversary will be open to guests with invitation cards.

Victory Day parade in Astana: entrance by invitation only
The 33th Vice President of the United States Henry Agard Wallace. Photo courtesy of abcnews.go.com.
Photo exhibition dedicated to Victory Day to take place in Almaty and Astana in early May

A photo exhibition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the World War II will open in Almaty on May 6 and in Astana on May 7.

Photo exhibition dedicated to Victory Day to take place in Almaty and Astana in early May
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Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award

A Kazakh-Spanish film about Soviet-era Spaniards held prisoners in a labor camp on the territory of present day Kazakhstan has won an award at the Jakarta Film Festival.

Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award
Photo courtesy of the MInistry of Defence press office.
924 red tulips to honour Kazakhstani Soldiers who died Soviet Afghan War: Astana memorial service

In Astana, to honour the deceased, the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan has organised memorial services and a celebration of the anniversary of end of the Soviet Afghan War.

924 red tulips to honour Kazakhstani Soldiers who died Soviet Afghan War: Astana memorial service
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Ukraine agreement a copy-paste of September Minsk talks: Karin

Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin speaks about the deal reached at the Ukraine crisis talks in Minsk.

Ukraine agreement a copy-paste of September Minsk talks: Karin
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NATO to hold ceremony Sunday marking end of its Afghan war

NATO will hold a ceremony in Kabul later formally ending its war in Afghanistan, officials said, after 13 years of conflict.

NATO to hold ceremony Sunday marking end of its Afghan war
One of the Islamic State executioners identified as a Kazakhstani. From Tatiana Dronzina's presentation
Kazakh man among Islamic State executioners

Professor at the University of Sofia and an expert in the field of counter-terrorism Tatiana Dronzina says that one of the fighters in the video of mass execution of Iraqi soldiers is a Kazakhstani national. She believes the problem has acquired such proportions, it is important to conduct targeted information campaigns showing truthfully the crimes of the organization, thereby stripping it of any possible connections to heroism and martyrdom they use for promotion of their lifestyles.

Kazakh man among Islamic State executioners
Ukraine 'ready for total war' says Poroshenko
Ukraine 'ready for total war' says Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed his country was "prepared for total war" as fighting continued around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

Ukraine 'ready for total war' says Poroshenko
Elton John lends star power to US war on AIDS
Elton John lends star power to US war on AIDS

Rock star Elton John teamed up with the Obama administration to launch a new $7 million fund to provide access to HIV services in South Africa.

Elton John lends star power to US war on AIDS
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NATO waging 'war of extermination' against Russia: Castro

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro on Wednesday accused NATO of planning a "war of extermination" against Russia.

NATO waging 'war of extermination' against Russia: Castro
Photo courtesy of artescritorio.com
From Mickey Mouse to Star Wars: the (market) force is with Disney

The December 2015 release date for the first film in a new "Star Wars" trilogy is a distant date in a galaxy far, far away.

From Mickey Mouse to Star Wars: the (market) force is with Disney
Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe. ©REUTERS
Japan PM vows to work against 'war culture'

Japanese Prime Minister pledged to eliminate "war culture" from the world as he highlighted Tokyo's aid in crises from the Middle East to Ukraine.

Japan PM vows to work against 'war culture'
S.Korea leader urges world to 'tear down' Cold War frontier
S.Korea leader urges world to 'tear down' Cold War frontier

South Korean President urged the world to help bring down the world's last Cold War frontier with the North.

S.Korea leader urges world to 'tear down' Cold War frontier