Daily Monitor

April 23, 2019

Prime Minister orders to suspend works at Issy…

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan ordered to suspend works at the Kyzyl-Ompul uranium site amid growing protests in Kyrgyzstan...
April 19, 2019

Europe: the “Juncker plan” makes big impact

Launched in 2014, the Investment Plan for Europe – known as the ‘Juncker Plan’ – was introduced against a background of low levels of investment and sluggish growth in the aftermath of the economic crisis. It plotted a “roadmap for getting Europe back to work, to boost our economy.”
April 19, 2019

Trade, North Korea on agenda for Abe-Trump Wh…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 26 to discuss trade and efforts to contain North Korea’s nuclear program, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
April 10, 2019

Beijing urges US to change course on Taiwan

Beijing said on Thursday that the United States sending acting military serviceman to Taiwan under any pretext will undermine bilateral ties, urging Washington to change course.
April 10, 2019

Former presidential candidate says he is flyin…

Former presidential candidate Omurbek Babanov said when he will return to Kyrgyzstan.
April 10, 2019

Nazarbayev: Nur Otan must become leading political

Chairman of Nur Otan Party Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the chiefs of structural divisions of the Party's Central Office, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the First President of Kazakhstan.
April 9, 2019

Kazakhstan’s ban on diesel fuel export will…

A six-month ban on diesel fuel exports from Kazakhstan will not be a major impact on the Russian market and will not lead to large-scale smuggling, exports question by TASS say on Monday.
April 9, 2019

May and Merkel meet as UK parliament passes Bre…

Theresa May has arrived in Berlin for her first of two stops of the day in a last-ditch attempt to gather support from Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to obtain another short Brexit delay.
April 9, 2019

Netanyahu on course to win Israeli election

Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel’s election but early results indicated on Wednesday the veteran right-wing leader was on course for a record fifth term.
April 8, 2019

Turkish opposition demands mandate as Istanb…

Turkey’s main opposition candidate in Istanbul urged the High Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday to confirm him as the elected mayor after it ruled in favour of a partial recount of votes in 18 of the city’s 39 districts
April 8, 2019

$553 million to be spent for modernization of Bukh

Modernization of the Bukhara oil refinery estimated at $553 million will begin in 2020, local media report following visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Bukhara region on March 29-30.
April 8, 2019

Caspian Pipeline Consortium increases expo…

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) exported 16.18 million tons of oil in January-March 2019, which is 8.2 percent more than in the same period last year, Trend reports via Kazakh media.
April 8, 2019

Progress seen after Sino-US negotiations

China and the United States decided to continue their consultations regarding outstanding issues after they wrapped up their ninth round of high-level trade talks in Washington.
April 3, 2019

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gives interview to Egemen

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave an interview to Egemen Qazaqstan and AIQYN newspapers, Kazinform reports.
April 3, 2019

Senate Speaker, China’s Ambassador had talks

Speaker of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva has received Ambassador of China to Kazakhstan Zhang Xiao, the Senate's press service reports.
April 3, 2019

Three importers cut Iran oil shipments to zero

Three of eight importers granted waivers by Washington to buy oil from Iran have now cut their shipments to zero, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, adding that improved global oil market conditions would help reduce Iranian crude exports further.
April 2, 2019

EU chief negotiator Barnier says no deal increa…

The European Union still hopes to avoid Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce agreement, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday.
April 2, 2019

What’s in a name? Japan puzzles over ‘Reiwa’

Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of “Reiwa” a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.
April 2, 2019

What’s in a name? Japan puzzles over ‘Reiwa’

Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of “Reiwa” a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.
April 2, 2019

Algeria president says to resign before April 28

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said he will resign before his term ends on April 28, said a statement from the presidency carried by the official APS news agency.