Daily Monitor

December 9, 2019

Malaysia’s ruling party makes fresh push for An…

Leaders of Malaysia’s ruling party on Sunday renewed a push for Anwar Ibrahim to lead the country, as Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad dithers on the timing of the planned power transition he had promised to his former rival-turned-ally.
December 9, 2019

Finland anoints Sanna Marin, 34, as world’s you…

Transport minister is the nation’s youngest leader ever and the country’s third female PM
December 9, 2019

Trump Downplays North Korea Missile Tests

President Donald Trump downplayed Pyongyang’s latest actions, including missile tests, saying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually” if he acts in a hostile way toward the U.S.
December 6, 2019

The Lady and The Hague: Myanmar leader Suu Kyi…+

The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to western Europe, she was feted as the freshly elected civilian ruler of a fledgling democracy who had brought an end to half a century of military dictatorship.
December 6, 2019

US House to draft impeachment charges against…

The House speaker says she has instructed the House Judiciary panel to draft articles of impeachment against Trump.
December 5, 2019

Thailand-Turkey trade volume ‘much below the po…

Thai envoy hopes free trade deal will be finalized by 2020; could boost trade by 40%
December 5, 2019

U.S., China Move Closer to Trade Deal Despite…

The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang, people familiar with the talks said.
December 5, 2019

Climate models have accurately predicted global…

Findings confirm reliability of projections of temperature changes over last 50 years
December 4, 2019

Turkic-speaking countries to celebrate 175th an…

Vice Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Nurkissa Daueshov attended the 37th session of the Culture Ministers of the TURKSOY member states held in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
December 4, 2019

Nato summit: Leaders gather for 70th anniversar…

Nato leaders are to meet outside of London for formal talks on Wednesday, as they gather to mark the military alliance's 70th anniversary.
December 4, 2019

Greece and Turkey set for showdown over maritim…

Turkey is laying claim to oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, and Greece objects.
December 3, 2019

China, Pakistan to hold joint maritime drill

China and Pakistan will stage a joint maritime exercise in Pakistan in January 2020, China's Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.
December 3, 2019

Senior Chinese diplomat set for first visit to…

A high-ranking Chinese diplomat is visiting Seoul this week for the first time in five years as the two countries seek to improve ties amid a spat over a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.
December 3, 2019

NATO leaders descend on London

The alliance's 70th anniversary will be marked at the high-profile summit in the British capital.
November 29, 2019

General election 2019: Row over Boris Johnson d…

The Conservative Party is embroiled in a row with Channel 4 over the broadcaster's decision to "empty chair" Boris Johnson during its election debate on climate change last night.
November 29, 2019

In surprise trip to Afghanistan, Trump says Tal…

Donald Trump makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day, his first since becoming the US president.
November 29, 2019

China Financial Warning Signs Are Flashing Almo…

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November 27, 2019

Pakistan’s court temporarily suspends army chi…

In a blow to PM Imran Khan, court takes first step towards blocking General Bajwa from serving another three-year term.
November 27, 2019

Hong Kong elections: Chinese media attempt to d…

Chinese state media outlets have attempted to downplay the results of Hong Kong's district elections, which saw the pro-democracy camp score a landslide victory.
November 27, 2019

EU launches three regional programmes in CA wo….

On November 28, the city of Nur-Sultan will host a conference on Strengthening Integration in Central Asia, Kazinform learnt from Official Spokesperson of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aibek Smadyarov.