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    Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking
    Jun07

    Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal,...

    French Open: Rohan Bopanna eyes final spot in mixed doubles with Gabriela Dabrowski
    Jun07

    French Open: Rohan Bopanna eyes final spot in mixed doubles with Gabriela Dabrowski

    Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian teammate Gabriela Dabrowski will aim to book their place in the finals of the French Open when they head into their mixed doubles semi-final clash on Wednesday. In the clay court grand slam, the seventh-seeded Indo-Canadian duo will play take on third-seeded pair of Czech Republic’s Andrea...

    [Ticker] Report: EU to extend Crimea sanctions
    Jun07

    [Ticker] Report: EU to extend Crimea sanctions

    EU states’ ambassadors agreed in Brussels on Tuesday to extend sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea in Ukraine for a further year, the RFE/RFL news agency reported. It said foreign ministers will rubber stamp the measures, which include a ban on all types of business activity there, on 19 June. Russian special forces seized the peninsula,...

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study
    Jun07

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study

    ASTANA (TCA) — Entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan navigate a wide range of regulatory practices, depending on where they start and operate their business, says the World Bank Group’s Subnational Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017 report, released on June 6. Doing business in Kazakhstan can be complex, but it is relatively inexpensive, finds the...

    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea
    Jun07

    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Matvienko arrived in Crimea on Sunday to take part in the Great Russian Word festival and visit the international children center Artek. “The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry expresses a decisive protest over one more illegal visit to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea … made by high-ranking officials of the occupier state headed by...

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year
    Jun07

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year

    The ambassadors of the European Union member states on June 6 decided to extend the block’s investment ban on Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
    Jun07

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms
    Jun07

    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms

    GENEVA – U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday berated the U.N.’s top human rights body, calling it a “forum for politics, hypocrisy and evasion” that allows rights abusers to whitewash their images and foes of Israel to criticize the Jewish state unfairly. Nikki Haley, in the first...

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators
    Jun07

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators

    Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Fifty years ago, this was the day I first heard the sound of war. I was three and a half years old and, while fragmentary, I can still remember...

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland delivers a speech in the House of Commons on Canada’s Foreign Policy in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick “Mr. Speaker, here is a question,” Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons on Tuesday morning, launching what was advertised as a major...