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    France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia
    Dec10

    France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia

    PARIS: Kazakh opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov was released from prison late Friday after France’s highest administrative authority blocked his extradition to Russia, where he is accused of embezzling billions of dollars. The 53-year-old Ablyazov, who has been held in French custody since July 2013 when he was arrested on the Cote...

    Kazakh FM Says Rebuilding Confidence Key for Stability in Europe and Eurasia
    Dec10

    Kazakh FM Says Rebuilding Confidence Key for Stability in Europe and Eurasia

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. HAMBURG – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov participated in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) annual Council of Foreign Ministers, the C5+1 meeting of foreign ministers of Central Asian countries and the United...

    Kazakh Parliament Approves Amnesty, Says “No” to Terrorists, Rapists, Drug Traffickers
    Dec10

    Kazakh Parliament Approves Amnesty, Says “No” to Terrorists, Rapists, Drug Traffickers

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Both houses of the Kazakh parliament have passed a draft law on amnesty initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Mazhilis voted in favour on Dec. 7 and the Senate on Dec. 9. Photo credit: kazpravda.kz Presenting the bill in both houses,...

    French court cancels extradition of Kazakh tycoon to Russia
    Dec10

    French court cancels extradition of Kazakh tycoon to Russia

    ASTANA (TCA) — France’s highest administrative court has canceled an extradition order to send fugitive Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, RFE/RL reports. In a statement on December 9, the Council of State court said it canceled the extradition on the grounds that the request was made for political reasons.The French government...

    Why import duty waived on wheat, opposition asks government
    Dec10

    Why import duty waived on wheat, opposition asks government

    Side-stepping from the everyday ruckus on demonetization in the Rajya Sabha, the opposition attacked the government on Fridayfor completely waiving off import duty on wheat, the main Rabi crop that currently is being sown. CPM leader Sitaram Yechury raised the matter in zero hour and said, he had given a notice under rule 267 to suspend business...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source: Channel...

    2018 Europa League final to be played in Lyon
    Dec09

    2018 Europa League final to be played in Lyon

    NYON, Switzerland (AFP) – The 2018 Europa League final will be played in the French city of Lyon, UEFA announced on Friday at the end of their executive committee meeting.Lyon opened their 59,000-seat Parc OL at the beginning of this year.The 2017 Europa League final will be played in Stockholm while the Champions League final in 2018 will...

    UEFA to stick with Champions League reforms
    Dec09

    UEFA to stick with Champions League reforms

    NYON, Switzerland (AFP) – UEFA on Friday confirmed that they will push ahead with previously announced plans to reform the Champions League and will provide compensation for smaller leagues affected by the changes.European footballs governing body made the announcement after an executive committee meeting at their base in Nyon,...

    United States, Russia, trade barbs at European security meeting
    Dec09

    United States, Russia, trade barbs at European security meeting

    The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) remained divided over the conflict in eastern Ukraine at the end of a two-day meeting in Hamburg, with the United States accusing Russia of blocking a resolution. …read more Source: Channel...

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