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Winners of open Central Asia Literature Festival in Almaty announced

ALMATY – The third Open Central Asia Book Forum and Literary Festival was held in Almaty from Nov. 14 to 17, featuring contests, film...

Big Oil, corruption & Islamist weapon sales blight UK – Somalia relations – UN

Britain’s relationship with Somalia has come under scrutiny after a report detailing corruption in the east African nation was published by the UN. The...

Superfast broadband rollout now

Government’s rollout of superfast broadband has passed more than 1.5 million premises and is reaching 40,000 additional homes and businesses every week. The UK government’s...

Record number of people in jobs

A record-breaking number of people are now in work, averaging over 13,000 more people in jobs every single week over the last year. Since 2010...

Russian ruble ‘has potential for strengthening’ despite low oil prices – Central Bank head

Although the ruble is going through hard times, it has the potential to strengthen, provided there are no new external shocks, Elvira Nabiullina, head...

RAF Tornados leave Afghanistan for the last time

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4s have left Afghanistan and are heading back to the UK after more than five years of operations in the...

UK Export Finance announces first Direct Lending Facility loan

Inaugural panel announced of 20 partnering institutions to help deliver £3 billion support to UK exporters. UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency,...

Final words of fallen heroes unearthed

The poignant last words of thousands of brave World War 1 soldiers who died for their country are revealed. The poignant last words of thousands...

UAE / UK Bilateral Trade Hits GBP 12 Billion 2 years early

Figures released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics show that bilateral trade between the UAE and UK reached £12.36 billion in 2013. Figures released...

Six banks fined record $3.4bn in currency manipulation probe

Some of the world’s biggest banks - UBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, and HSBC have agreed to pay out $3.4 billion...

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