Economy and Security

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:39
Last Friday the U.S. State Department’s spokesperson, John Kirby, began the daily press briefing with a note regarding the department’s annual designation of “countries of particular concern.” The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent commission, each year makes recommendations to the State Department regarding countries that routinely violate religious freedoms.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:50
IMF postponed the financial aid to Kyiv until the political crisis in the country was solved
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 06:47
A new group of people is joining the ranks of the unemployed in Uzbekistan. And for those already out of work and seeking new jobs, the new arrivals are a very bad sign.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 06:16
In a new report, Freedom House warns that economic woes are threatening the stability of "entrenched dictatorships" in the former Soviet Union, the migration crisis is fueling populism in Eastern Europe, and reforms in the Balkans are in retreat.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 05:19
The European Union and Kazakhstan are set to have closer economic relations starting May 1, when a partnership agreement negotiated in December takes effect, top officials said March 30.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 06:39
Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Mr Furqat Sidiqov said his country is keen to enhance the volume of bilateral trade between the two countries and both sides should work to avail the advantage of geographic proximity to boost cooperation in various sector.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 07:13
Argentina settled with an additional seven creditors holding defaulted sovereign bonds for $190 million, Daniel Pollack, the court-appointed mediator in the long-running case said in a statement on Wednesday.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:44
Kazakhstan indicated on Thursday it had no plan to freeze oil output, as suggested by a group of major producers, and would instead ramp up production to its original target of 77 million tonnes per year if the oil price stayed above $40 a barrel.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:23
Tough times for the Eurasian Economic Union are causing disillusionment among its members — Kazakhstan most notably — although Russia seems indisposed to pay heed to such misgivings.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:15
President Barack Obama's administration will announce further measures to ease travel and trade restrictions on Cuba on March 17, ahead of his historic visit to the Communist-ruled island this month, U.S. congressional sources said on Tuesday.