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3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

An earthquake measuring 3.8 points on the Richter scale has occurred today 265 km away from Almaty in Kazakhstan. This information appeared on the site of the seismological experimental and methodological expedition of the Ministry of Education …

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Kyrgyzstan hit by two earthquakes

Two earthquakes have been registered in Kyrgyzstan earlier this morning, the Seismological Experimental and Methodical Expedition of the Science Committee of Kazakhstan said. An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 points has been …

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Almaty region hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

The Seismological Services of Kazakhstan recorded earth tremors of 4.5 magnitude on the territory of the Almaty region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 79 km from Almaty, Interfax reported. …

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Kazakh forces neutralizes extremist organization

The Kazakh National Security Committee has launched a special operation to neutralize cells of the Takfir wal-Hijra religious extremist organization on the national territory, the committee said. The operation is in progress in the …

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Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty

A leader of the organized criminal group 'Four Brothers' was detained in Almaty during the large-scale special operation launched by the National Security Committee (KNB) of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the National Anti-Corruption …

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Almaty pays last respects to Heydar Jemal

The funeral of the chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia, Heydar Jemal, took place today in Almaty. A public ceremony of paying last respects to Jemal was held this morning in the Almaty Central …

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Almaty Towers fire death toll rises to 6

Bodies of 5 missing people were found on Monday at the fire scene in the 6-storey building next to the Almaty Towers business center which was on fire on November 6, the authorities said. Fire broke out at the roof of the building on …

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'Almaty shooter' faces death penalty

A court in Kazakhstan’s city of Almaty sentenced to death Ruslan Kulekbayev, who was accused of killing 10 people including eight police officers. "The court imposes a death penalty on Ruslan …

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 Terrorist suspects detained in Almaty

The Kazakh security forces have detained three members of a radical group, who planned to carry out terrorist attacks against law enforcement agencies in the country, the Kazakh National Security Committee said. According to the NSC, …

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Incident causes flight delays at Almaty airport

Several flights were delayed and passengers temporarily evacuated from a terminal at Almaty International Airport after a traveler suspected of carrying a "banned substance" was apprehended. The airport's press service …

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 Almaty police complete special operation

The police of Almaty have completed the search and investigative actions in the city center, the city’s interior department reported. "The operational search activities have been completed. Police were checking certain …

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Families of Almaty attack victims to get $44 thousand

Families of the victims of the recent terrorist act in Almaty will receive 15 million tenge ($44 thousand) and families of those injured - 5 million tenge ($15 thousand), the Almaty Mayor Bauyrzhan Baibek said. The …

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Almaty attacker identified as 27-year-old recidivist

The Kazakh police has identified the man who attacked the police station in Almaty, the press service of the Kazakh Interior Ministry said. The detainee is a 27-year-old resident of Kyzylorda region, who is also suspected …

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Death of police officers in Almaty confirmed

Three police officers have been killed and seven more people in critical condition, Kazakhstan's Interior Ministry confirmed. Local authorities also confirmed that one attacker was detained by police. Law enforcement officials are …

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