BBC - Currys interview 'humiliation' as graduate 'made to dance' - A university graduate says he was left humiliated after being asked to dance to a Daft Punk song during a job interview at an electronics superstore.
Ponars Eurasia - Rating Nazarbayev’s Likely Successors - Despite the popularity of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the fact that he recently won another term as president, Kazakhstan’s public has become obsessed with the prospect of presidential succession in the country. This obsession is fueled by the natural limits of 73-year old Nazarbayev’s mortality and the lack of any clear mechanisms for leadership succession in the country’s political experience since independence (which has been dominated exclusively by Nazarbayev himself, the country’s first and only president).
Tengri News - Great Britain thanks Kazakhstan for military transit permit - “Browne thanked Kazakhstan parliament for the timely ratification of the bilateral agreement allowing transit of the military property and personnel via Kazakhstan in relation to Great Britain’s participation in the international efforts on stabilization and restoration of Afghanistan.”
The New York Times - Miss World Muslimah: Miss Nigeria crowned winner in Muslim pageant - It may not be your typical beauty pageant, but there was still plenty of glitz and glam as beauty queen hopefuls from around the world competed in the annual Miss World Muslimah 2013 competition, an event hosted exclusively for Muslim women. Miss Nigeria Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola took home the crown at this year's contest, which took place in Jakarta, Indonesia on Sept. 18, 2013. The annual pageant, hosted in response to the Miss World contest in Bali, seeks to empower Muslim women.