BBC - Germany drops longest word after EU law change - Rindfleischetikettierungsueberwachungsaufgabenuebertragungsgesetz - meaning "law delegating beef label monitoring" - was introduced in 1999 in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
UPI - EU lauds energy ties to Kazakhstan - The European Union values Kazakhstan as a strategic partner in the energy sector and stronger ties are expected, the European Commission president said.
Tengri News - Kazakhstan anthem to be played simultaneously in Astana, London, Washington, Moscow and Shanghai - Kazakhstan anthem will be played simultaneously in Astana, Moscow, London, Washington and Shanghai to commemorate the Kazakhstan State Symbols Day on June 4, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press-service of Astana Youth Policy Department.
USA Today - Study: More than a third of new marriages start online - More than a third of recent marriages in the USA started online, according to a study out Monday that presents more evidence of just how much technology has taken hold of our lives.
KAZINFORM - Astana Cycling Team wins Giro d'Italia race, Vinokourov sends congrats to Kazakhstan - In his letter the former Kazakhstani professional bicycle rider congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev and all people of Kazakhstan on Astana Cycling Team winning the cycle race Giro d'Italia.
The Guardian - Kazakh oligarch accuses president of kidnapping wife and daughter - A fugitive Kazakh oligarch and dissident, who was granted political asylum in the UK before fleeing Britain to avoid a prison sentence, has accused Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev of kidnapping his wife and six-year-old child after they were deported back to central Asia from Italy last week.