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    Kazakh Radio Host Receives Prestigious Award
    Jul01

    Kazakh Radio Host Receives Prestigious Award

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh radio host Mukhamedali Bukharbayev was awarded the “Oscar for the Radio Hosts” at the international competition in Moscow. The event, known as “We Speak as Levitan,” was devoted to the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Information Bureau. Photo:...

    Kazakh FM Outlines Priorities Following Historic Election to UN Security Council for 2017-2018
    Jul01

    Kazakh FM Outlines Priorities Following Historic Election to UN Security Council for 2017-2018

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Following Kazakhstan’s election to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two-year term starting Jan. 1, 2017, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov made comments to the media June 28 on the country’s...

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat
    Jul01

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected Italy to the Security Council under a deal that will see the Netherlands take over the seat in a year. The two countries agreed to split the two-year term on the council after five rounds of voting earlier this week ended with a tie. Under the deal, Italy will take up the seat on January 1 and then make...

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement
    Jul01

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Thursday discussed by phone the settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine, the Kremlin reported. “Vladimir Putin informed Francois Hollande of the June 20 three-party meeting with Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan in St....

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision
    Jul01

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision

    The Ukrainian media is reporting on comments made by the Minister for Culture that Ukraine has no venue capable of meeting the EBU criteria for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation
    Jul01

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 100 LIVES Asbarez – On June 30, 100 LIVES and Aurora Prize Co-Founder Dr. Noubar Afeyan was named one of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s “Great Immigrants: Pride of America” honorees. Afeyan’s distinction identifies him as one of the most prominent and influential naturalized citizens in the...

    Who and What will Do in Warsaw from Armenia?
    Jul01

    Who and What will Do in Warsaw from Armenia?

    NATO summit will be held in Warsaw in the period of July 8-9. Head of the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization called this period “rather decisive,” when NATO faces serious challenges in the field of security. Supposedly Warsaw summit will become decisive from the perspective of a range of changes. The Treaty should resolve on its restriction and...

    UN General Assembly elects Italy for 2017 in deal with Netherlands
    Jul01

    UN General Assembly elects Italy for 2017 in deal with Netherlands

    The United Nations General Assembly elected Italy to fill the final UN Security Council seat for 2017 on Wednesday after voting between Italy and The Netherlands was deadlocked and the pair agreed to split the two-year term on the council. Italy has pledged to step down after one year to allow The Netherlands to be elected to the council by the...

    Italy, Netherlands to share terms on UN Security Council 2017
    Jul01

    Italy, Netherlands to share terms on UN Security Council 2017

    Countries need more than two-thirds of the vote to win a seat at UN council. (File) The United Nations General Assembly elected Italy to fill the final UN Security Council seat for 2017 on Wednesday after voting between Italy and the Netherlands was deadlocked and the pair agreed to split the two-year term on the council. Italy has pledged to...

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday’s gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 44, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with more than 200...

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