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General Assembly Adopts Texts on Strengthening Environmental Protection, Cooperation with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

The General Assembly, acting without a vote, adopted resolutions today on cooperation between the United Nations system and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and on strengthening the implementation of international environmental law in support of t…

The President of Kazakhstan congratulated Alexander Lukashenko on his anniversary

The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram to President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on the occasion of his 65th anniversary.The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan noted the outstanding merits of the Belarusian lead…

The suspense is getting more intense: For the first time in history, Astana team let victory slip away on the first stage of the Tour of Almaty

Today, August 30, the first stage of the Tour of Almaty-2019 was held. The cyclists overcame a predominantly road track with a length of 118 kilometers. The start and finish lines were located on the territory of the sports complex “Almaty Arena”.The r…

Local Kazakh Official Detained In Connection With Attack On Activist

TALGHAR, Kazakhstan — A local official has been detained in Kazakhstan’s southern district of Talghar on suspicion of involvement in the shooting of a local civil rights activist.The Talghar district government’s spokesman Zhankeldi Omiraliev told RFE…

EU Urges Serbia Not to Stray From Its Membership Path

HELSINKI – European Union foreign ministers on Friday urged Serbia not to stray from its EU membership path as the Balkans country readies to sign a trade agreement with a Russian-led economic bloc.Serbia is expected to sign the pact with the Eurasian …

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence’ of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen

A recap of Thursday’s stories: ‘No end in sight’ to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; ‘Dramatic resurgence’ of measles threatens Europe; Report from nuclear test site in Kazakhstan; UN expert welcomes new Colombian law for persons …

Kazakhstan in WTO: what changes have taken place in 4 years

In an interview with Kazakh Vice Minister of Trade and Integration Zhanel Kushukova, the Strategy2050.kz news agency digs into major changes in Kazakhstan’s trade following WTO accession. The interviewee speaks about how Kazakhstan shapes e-commerce as…