inform.kz. “Bulgaria eases visa rules for Kazakhstan citizens”- "Bulgaria has relaxed visa procedures for Kazakhstani travellers," Bulgarian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Ivan Dimitrov told at the meeting with head of the tourism industry committee of the Kazakh Industry and New Technologies Ministry Marat Igaliyev.
“Kyrgyzstan sentences US citizen at Manas airbase to 4 years in prison” - A US citizen, who worked as a contractor at the Manas airbase in Kyrgyzstan, has been found guilty on charges of hooliganism and sentenced to four years in a Kyrgyz prison, a press service of the country's Supreme Court said on Monday.
cnn.com. “A look at the reign of King Juan Carlos” - After nearly 40 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos I of Spain said Monday that he will be stepping down. It is "time to hand over to a new generation -- younger, with a lot of energy -- that can, with determination, take on and carry out the changes that the current situation demands, and to face with intensity and determination the challenges of tomorrow," he said in a televised statement, according to a CNN translation.
“Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary” - Prominent Chinese-Australian artist Guo Jian has been detained by Chinese authorities ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, according to friends.
yahoo.news.com. “Parents Share Story of Transgender 6-Year-Old Son” - The California parents of a 6-year-old transgender child have gone public with their family’s personal story, posting a poignant seven-minute video to YouTube that’s drawn more than 3.5 million views in just a few days.
reuters.com. “Saudi Arabia tests Cadbury chocolates for pork traces” - Saudi Arabian authorities said on Saturday they are testing chocolate bars made by British confectioner Cadbury for traces of pork DNA after two of its products in Malaysia were found to violate Islamic standards.