inform.kz. “Air space to be closed over Astana for 3 days” - For three days, air space of the International Airport Astana will be closed from 10.00 to 13.00 according to the local time. This is connected with scheduled training as part of the III International exhibition of weaponry and military technical equipment KADEX-2014. This information was shared with astana.kz by the metropolitan airport.
rbth.com. “Solzhenitsyn’s foresight on Ukraine proves eerily prescient” - The great writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn predicted the current situation in Ukraine almost half a century ago. A number of his writings from the Soviet period, including The Gulag Archipelago, contain ruminations on the issue of nationalism and the seeds for potential future ethnic unrest on Ukrainian territory.
“Far from politics, Russian money still fuels US startups” - Recent political tensions and even a cold-war style warning from the FBI have not slowed the flow of Russian venture capital into US startups, nor have they stifled so far the American entrepreneurs’ appetite for these investments.
rt.com. "US House denies Pentagon funds to tackle climate change as security threat”- The US House has voted to deny the Pentagon funding to combat impacts of climate change and its own heavy dependence on fossil fuels. The Department has long acknowledged the realities of global warming amid political wrangling over its effects.
cnn.com. “Mounties to check Pamela Anderson's sex abuse allegations”- Canadian investigators want to talk to actress Pamela Anderson about her recent revelation that she suffered sexual abuse as a child.
“Gunmen attack Indian consulate in western Afghanistan” - Four gunmen attempted to attack the Indian consulate in Afghanistan's western Herat province early Friday, a spokesman for the governor's office said.
“Is Thailand safe for tourists? Essential info for travelers”- Thailand's military announced Thursday that it has taken control of the government. Here's what that means for travelers visiting one of Asia's most popular tourist destinations.
abcnews.com. “Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Wedding”- Kardashian and West first met a decade or so ago, when she was working for singer Brandy Norwood and he was a young rapper. "I was in love with her before I even got to even talk to her," West told Kris Jenner last summer. "Of course being in the limelight you have to have a match or like, someone that's equally yoked and it's difficult. ... And when I would be on the phone with her, even at my lowest moment, she'd give me energy and remind me of who I was, and I needed that support at all times." However, for years, both were involved with other people, and theirs was a platonic relationship.
inform.kz. “Turkey's EU minister says EU needs Turkey” -"Turkey needs the EU and the EU needs Turkey back," Turkey's EU Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday.