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Putin edges towards Eurasian Union
Russian president misses G8 summit to visit nations earmarked to become part of intercontinental vision.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 06:25 GMT
Vladimir Zhirinovsky: An aggressive voice
The outspoken right-wing nationalist tells Russians to vote for him or "it will get worse".
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 10:04 GMT
Kazakh opposition speakers jailed for rally
Government hands out more than two-week sentences after unauthorised protest in Almaty against the government.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2012 19:14 GMT
'Democratic' poll cloaks Kazakh autocracy
Presidential 'elections' on April 3 are not expected to be free or fair in the oil rich Central Asian nation.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 14:56 GMT
Blackout fears for Winter Games
Kazakh host city for Asian Winter Games quotes mammoth bill for electricity upgrade.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2009 10:17 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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