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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...

    SAMATTA ATUA ANGA ZA MAN UNITED
    Dec10

    SAMATTA ATUA ANGA ZA MAN UNITED

    NA MWANDISHI WETU MWANASOKA wa kimataifa wa Tanzania, Mbwana Samatta, hatimaye ametinga anga za Manchester United ya England, baada ya timu yake ya Genk ya Ubelgiji kufanikiwa kutinga hatua ya mtoano ya Ligi ya Europa na hivyo kuwa na uwezekano wa kukutana na wababe hao wanaonolewa na kocha Mreno, Jose Mourinho. Man United ilifanikiwa kutinga...

    France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia
    Dec10

    France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia

    Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine all accuse him of having embezzled billions of dollars during his time as head of the Kazakh bank BTA. …read more Source: World...

    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...

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia
    Dec10

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be “politically motivated.” Hours after Friday’s ruling, Mukhtar Ablyazov walked free from a French prison, hugging his son, brother and...

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia
    Dec10

    France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be “politically motivated.” Requests for the return of criminal suspects can be rejected if they are judged to be politically motivated....

    Qatar acquires stakes in Russian state oil firm
    Dec10

    Qatar acquires stakes in Russian state oil firm

    Qatar’s Investment Authority (QIA) and Swiss Commodity trading Glencore have agreed to acquire 19.5 per cent of Russia’s largest oil-producer, Rosnet. The deal is worth €10.2 billion ($11.3 billion), US Bloomberg Economic reported. The agency said yesterday that Glencore, which took charge of attracting investors on behalf of the...