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Kazakhstan's ruling party nominated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as its candidate for a snap presidential vote in June after he was backed by the country's founding leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, setting the stage for a smooth handover of power in the Central Asian nation.

Kazakh ruling party nominates Tokayev for presidency

Kazakhstan's ruling party nominated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as its candidate for a snap presidential vote in June after he was backed by the country's founding leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, setting the stage for a smooth handover of power in the Central Asian nation.

The people’s revolt in Algeria and Sudan

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Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan swears in new president

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan’s president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev after three decades in power.
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev writes during a televised address to inform of his resignation in Astana, Kazakhstan March 19, 2019.

Kazakhstan’s president resigns after three decades

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed “a new generation of leaders”.

Kazakh president invites Pope Francis to attend World Religions Congress in October

Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, on Thursday, invited Pope Francis to participate in the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana in October, the senate’s press service said.

Police seize $28.6m in cash seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s flat

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

Egypt’s Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi of Egpyt on Monday congratulated incumbent Russian leader Vladimir Putin on winning a re-election and expressed hope that bilateral ties would develop.

I want immigrants to come in from everywhere – Donald Trump

Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the US president allegedly told senators in a private meeting that the US should accept more people from Norway instead of “shithole countries” in Latin America and Africa.

Russia’s Vladimir Putin submits documents to run as independent candidate

President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Wednesday submitted documents to the Central Election Commission, CEC, to be nominated as a candidate in the March 2018 presidential elections, a Sputnik correspondent reported Wednesday.

Saudi’s Khalid al-Falih calls for more work to cut global oil inventory

Saudi Arabian oil minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that more work was needed to reduce global oil inventories.

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