Prince Andrew out in the cold: KPMG pulls £100,000-a-year sponsorship of Duke's Dragons' Den-style start up scheme as other leading business including Aon and AstraZeneca also review relationship
Leading businesses and charities are deserting Prince Andrew over the Epstein scandal as the future of his main charitable project he repeatedly mentioned in his BBC car crash interview is in jeopardy today.
It is just a tiny grocery store in a decrepit, Khruschev-era five-story apartment block in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan – but it is flooded with shoppers, 24 hours a day.
Over the past two decades, the president’s office has instituted at least six ad hoc commissions to defuse some kind of political impasse. The latest is not off to an auspicious start.
One of the more remarkable occurrences in Central Asian politics this year was the sight of thousands of Kazakhs taking to the streets to protest at the shoo-in, far from democratic election of longtime president Nursultan Nazarbayev’s handpicked successor Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev in early June.
Allow Protests; Stop Persecuting Critics
Beijing needed testing grounds for risky investments.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Saturday that China stands ready to promote China-Kazakhstan relations to a new level.