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    Kazakh PM, FM Address Newly Established Astana Club, Stress Commitment to Win-Win Cooperation in Central Asia
    Nov13

    Kazakh PM, FM Address Newly Established Astana Club, Stress Commitment to Win-Win Cooperation in Central Asia

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov addressed Nov. 11 the closing session of the first meeting of the Astana Club, a new neutral platform operating on Chatham House rules of privacy for dialogue...

    Athletics: Russia faces exile as IAAF decides doping fate
    Nov13

    Athletics: Russia faces exile as IAAF decides doping fate

    MONACO (AFP) – Russia, accused of state-sponsored doping, have said they are ready to establish a new anti-doping agency hours before world athletics chiefs meet with exclusion from the 2016 Olympics a potential long-term consequence for Moscow.Sebastian Coe, the recently-elected president of the International Association of Athletics...

    Ukraine woman detained at Yerevan airport with 3kgs of cocaine
    Nov13

    Ukraine woman detained at Yerevan airport with 3kgs of cocaine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Malaysia Airlines may introduce premium economy service: CEO
    Nov13

    Malaysia Airlines may introduce premium economy service: CEO

    Malaysia Airlines (MAS) may introduce a premium economy option to attract long-haul business travellers as one part of a broader strategy to try to help it exit years of losses, its chief executive said in an interview on Friday. The airline, which introduced a new business class seat last week, will make a decision in “a couple of...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov13

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    Petro Poroshenko hailed parliament’s action as a “historic” move that brought the nation close to its longtime goal of winning the visa-free regime. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov13

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. The 450-seat parliament on Thursday approved the bill with 234 votes. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed parliament’s action as a...

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia
    Nov12

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia

    And a new confrontation in the Middle East Russia buying into American suspicion that ISIS bombed the Metro jet (“99.9pc sure”) will mean only one thing. Putin will green-light ground troops into Syria, further raising the stakes in the Levant. Russian pride will not take the affront lightly and, if proved, the government will sell the ground...

    Verkhovna Rada allows American and Canadian solders to enter Ukraine
    Nov12

    Verkhovna Rada allows American and Canadian solders to enter Ukraine

    350 American and 100 Canadian soldiers will participate in the exercises. …read more Source:...

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1% in 3Q
    Nov12

    Russian crisis-hit economy slumped 4.1% in 3Q

    [Moscow] Russia’s economy shrank 4.1 per cent in the third quarter this year, official statistics showed on Thursday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays
    Nov12

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays

    The controversial bill in the deeply conservative eastern European country had failed on two previous occasions in the past week, but it mustered the required parliamentary majority after six consecutive votes in a raucous morning session. …read more Source: Channel...

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