ria.ru. “American Expats Renouncing Citizenship Due to Tougher Tax Laws”- American expats are continuing to renounce their citizenship as tougher asset disclosure rules kick in, Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to Federal Register data cited by Bloomberg, the number of people giving up their US passports reached 1,577 in the first six months of 2014.
inform.kz. “Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opened in Melbourne” - The Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Singapore and in combination in Australia Erlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev and Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Australia, Bronwyn Bishop have officially opened the Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), the press service of the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan reports.
aipress.gov. "Government structure of Kazakhstan after reduction” - Restructuring of the government was announced by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the extended meeting of the government on August 6. The new government structure consists of 12 ministries and about 30 committees. Five new ministries will be established.
rt.com. “UK minister resignation over Gaza fuels Tory revolt” - ollowing the resignation of UK foreign office minister, Baroness Warsi, Prime Minister David Cameron is struggling to quell a growing revolt over his contentious handling of the Gaza crisis.
rt.com. “US missile cruiser enters Black Sea again ‘to promote peace’- US missile cruiser Vella Gulf has entered the Black Sea in what the American Navy described as a move to "to promote peace and stability in the region." Moscow has considered any such acts as “offensive.
rt.com. “Liberia declares state of emergency as Ebola death toll rises to 932” - Liberia's president declared a state of emergency on Wednesday to combat the ongoing outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, as the country began implementing quarantine checkpoints.