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Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

Aviation safety: Commission adopts new #EUAirSafetyList

| June 4, 2020

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union as they do not meet international safety standards. The Commission wishes to ensure the highest level of air safety for all passengers travelling in the European Union. […]

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#China does not do charity

#China does not do charity

| April 23, 2020

I will begin by saying that everything that is happening right now and everything that is still to come has already happened, writes investigative journalist Zintis Znotiņš. The only difference is that the occurrences taking place at this moment have assumed a more modern shape. With this I mean that what is now often considered […]

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#Kazakhstan imports fresh #Coronavirus cases from #Russia and #Kyrgyzstan

#Kazakhstan imports fresh #Coronavirus cases from #Russia and #Kyrgyzstan

| March 26, 2020

Kazakhstan’s tally of coronavirus infections rose to 79 on Wednesday (25 March), boosted by new cases in its southernmost and northernmost provinces, despite authorities’ efforts to confine the disease to two major cities, writes Olzhas Auyezov. Among those who tested positive were one each in Shymkent, the biggest southern city, the southern province of Zhambyl, […]

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EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

EU steps up support to prevent violent extremism and #Radicalization in #CentralAsia

| September 12, 2019

The European Commission has mobilized an additional €4 million to support the media, civil society organizations, and active citizens in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to prevent violent extremism and counter radicalization. The new projects will support trainings and professionalization of local journalists, activists and press officers to produce high-quality content, while fact-checking platforms […]

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#Kazakhstan stands for effective use of EU-CA relations toolkit in light of new EU strategy for region 

#Kazakhstan stands for effective use of EU-CA relations toolkit in light of new EU strategy for region 

| July 12, 2019

PreviousNext Kazakhstan proposes to focus on the effective use of the European Union – Central Asia relations toolkit, as well as on ensuring the integrity, visualization and visibility of such co-operation in light of the new EU Strategy for interaction with the region, Foreign Affairs Minister Beibut Atamkulov said in his remarks at the 15th […]

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#USAID economic cluster in #Bishkek to cross with EU and China investments

#USAID economic cluster in #Bishkek to cross with EU and China investments

| June 27, 2019

A new economic cluster to support Kyrgyzstan’s light industry is to be launched in Bishkek. The project initiated by the USAID aims to enhance the country’s light industry businesses and to provide grant support to entrepreneurs, said the press-office of the US Embassy in Bishkek, writes Olga Malik. However, the US initiative confronts the interests […]

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Will #Kyrgyzstan democracy pass its next test?

Will #Kyrgyzstan democracy pass its next test?

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 15 October presidential elections will be held in Kyrgyzstan. The outcome should usher in the first regular change of president in the country’s 26 years of independence, writes Stanislav Pritchin. Askar Akayev and Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Kyrgyzstan’s first two post-Soviet presidents, were forced out of office in revolutions of 2005 and 2010. Now, after only one […]

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