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Air Astana recognized Airline Market Leader

Air Astana has received a prestigious award of the airline industry.

Air Astana recognized Airline Market Leader
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US increases FDI into Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan and US increase cooperation in trade and economic cooperation. Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov's visit to Washington aimed at strengthening this cooperation.

US increases FDI into Kazakhstan
Washington museums get $2 billion 'revitalization' plan
Washington museums get $2 billion 'revitalization' plan

The Smithsonian Institution announced a major overhaul of its museums along the south side of the National Mall in Washington.

Washington museums get $2 billion 'revitalization' plan
Washington Post 'Watergate' editor dead at 93
Washington Post 'Watergate' editor dead at 93

Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee died Tuesday. He was 93.

Washington Post 'Watergate' editor dead at 93
Bezos names new publisher at Washington Post
Bezos names new publisher at Washington Post

The Washington Post has a new publisher, owner Jeff Bezos announced in his latest move to reshape the prestigious daily for the digital era.

Bezos names new publisher at Washington Post
Chris Brown pleads guilty in DC assault case
Chris Brown pleads guilty in DC assault case

Hip-hop star Chris Brown pleaded guilty to hitting a fan outside a Washington hotel last year, a US district attorney announced.

Chris Brown pleads guilty in DC assault case
Zarina Diyas heads to Citi Open 1/8 finals in Washington DC
Zarina Diyas heads to Citi Open 1/8 finals in Washington DC

Kazakhstan’s tennis player Zarina Diyas made her way into 1/8 finals at Citi Open, Washington DC

Zarina Diyas heads to Citi Open 1/8 finals in Washington DC
A hummingbird, Washington, 2013. ©Reuters/Larry Downing
Power-hungry Washington's soft spot for wounded wildlife

Washington is synonymous with power, majestic buildings and ruthless ambition. But it also has a cuddly side, nurturing orphaned baby squirrels and lame turtles.

Power-hungry Washington's soft spot for wounded wildlife
Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power
Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power

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.

Syrian regime says not going to Geneva talks to hand over power
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US National Gallery of Art to receive 250-work donation

Some 250 works of contemporary art are being donated to the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

US National Gallery of Art to receive 250-work donation
Chinese woman appears in DC court over green paint vandalism
Chinese woman appears in DC court over green paint vandalism

A Chinese woman appeared in a Washington court Tuesday for splattering green paint inside the National Cathedral the day before.

Chinese woman appears in DC court over green paint vandalism
Fugitive US leaker in Moscow, seeks Ecuador asylum
Fugitive US leaker in Moscow, seeks Ecuador asylum

Washington was scrambling to stop fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden as the former IT contractor was Monday expected to head for asylum in Ecuador after arriving in Moscow.

Fugitive US leaker in Moscow, seeks Ecuador asylum
Boeing starts building longer 787 model
Boeing starts building longer 787 model

Boeing announced Sunday it has started building its 787-9, a longer version of its 787 Dreamliner, looking to leave the jet's problems behind.

Boeing starts building longer 787 model
Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury
Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury

President Barack Obama was expected to name Washington veteran Jack Lew as his next Treasury chief as early as Thursday, stocking his team for the next tense budget showdown with Republicans.

Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury
Ai Weiwei gets first big US show, shaped by his plight
Ai Weiwei gets first big US show, shaped by his plight

The first US survey of the work of Ai Weiwei opens this weekend in Washington, shaped -- in the words of the dissident artist himself -- by his ongoing struggle with the powers that be in Beijing.

Ai Weiwei gets first big US show, shaped by his plight
The warehouse of Capital Area Food Bank
US Capital Area Food Bank supports low income residents

The organization's mission is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. area. But unfortunately the level of donations dropped dramatically.

US Capital Area Food Bank supports low income residents
Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington
Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington

Yaroslava Shvedova coupled with Sania Mirza won the finals of the Washington Open.

Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington

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