akipress.com. “Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan asks colleagues from Austria, Armenia and Georgia to support candidacy of Kyrgyzstan to UN Council on Human Rights” - Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan Omuraliev held meetings with Ambassadors of Austria, Armenia and Georgia accredited in Kyrgyzstan with residence in Astana on December 18-19. According to the Foreign Ministry, Omuraliev handed notes and asked the ambassadors to support the candidacy of Kyrgyzstan to the UN Council on Human Rights for 2016-2018.
tengrinews.kz. “Kazakhstan native becomes Miss Congeniality at Miss Intercontinental 2013” - Kazakhstan-born Yelena Schmidt, 25, has won the Miss Congeniality title at one of the most prestigious beauty pageants Miss Intercontinental 2013.
emag.co.uk. “Kyz Zhibek Opera Directed By Franco Dragone To Be Staged At Astana Opera House” - The world-renowned director Franco Dragone will introduce a new production of the Kyz Zhibek opera, created by outstanding composer Yevgeny Brusilovsky, at Astana Opera House.
inform.kz. “Kazakh Leader launches one of the biggest industrial projects in Aktau” - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has given green light to the launch of production of asphalt cement in Aktau. This is a joint project of "KazMunayGas" JSC and China City Group.
news.sky.com. “Queen's Top Dogs Falling Out Of Public Favour” - The corgi is one of Britain's native canines currently on the edge of becoming endangered after worryingly low registrations. The Queen's favourite breed of dog is among a number of native kinds which could soon be at risk of disappearing in the UK in favour of small 'handbag' puppies from overseas.
itv.com.“Parents plea to find daughters' killer 21 years on” - The parents of a schoolgirl who was killed at Christmas have pleaded for her murderer to come forward. Johanna Young was 14 when she went missing from her family home in Watton, Norfolk, on a foggy night on December 23 1992.