Kazakhstan

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Yesterday President Vladmir Putin met President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in Moscow

Oil factor in economies of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Oil factor in economies of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Moody's: Kazakhstan more resilient than Azerbaijan in adjustment to lower oil prices

Nazarbayev holds talks with UEA Prime Minister

Nazarbayev holds talks with UEA Prime Minister

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with the UEA Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Nazarbayev discussed with Sheikh Mohammed ways to enhance …

Kazakh football team#039s plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

Kazakh football team's plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

The plane with the Kazakh national football team on board made an emergency landing at the Yerevan airport. "The aircraft captain made a decision to return to the airport after the takeoff," the Kazakh journalist Yerbol …

Brothers again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Brothers again: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana

ISIS fighters penetrate Russia as migrant labor

ISIS fighters penetrate Russia as migrant labor

Russia needs a strong Central Asia to combat terrorism

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said, Reuters reported. De Mistura is …

Eight people die in car accident in Almaty region

Eight people die in car accident in Almaty region

Eight people including children died in a car accident in the Almaty region, Kazakhstan. Nissan Primera and Toyota Vista cars collided on the Almaty-Kokpek-Koktal motorway in Yenbekshikazakh district, Kazinform reported. …

Uzbek president en route to Astana

Uzbek president en route to Astana

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has left the country to pay a state visit to Kazakhstan at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The current state and prospects of development of the …

Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening Syria ceasefire

Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening Syria ceasefire

The previous rounds of talks resulted in measures to help in achieving a political solution to the Syrian crisis and end hostilities on the ground

UAE Foreign Minister to visit Astana

UAE Foreign Minister to visit Astana

The Kazakh Foreign Ministry is preparing to host an official visit of the UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the press service of the Kazakh diplomatic department reports. "During the consultations, the sides …

Kazakh president says he#039s optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakh president says he's optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Friday he is optimistic about the future of the Eurasian Economic Union, which will be able to cope with the current difficulties and continue its development, TASS …

 Vladimir Lepekhin: Future of northern Eurasia depends on unity of Russia and Kazakhstan

Vladimir Lepekhin: "Future of northern Eurasia depends on unity of Russia and Kazakhstan"

Peculiarities of post-Soviet transit in the 21st century: Kazakhstan's way

Astana talks on Syria to be extended amid opposition arrival

Astana talks on Syria to be extended amid opposition arrival

The third round of Syria reconciliation talks in Astana will be extended for one day amid Syrian armed opposition arrival, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry's representative said. Members of the Syrian armed opposition may arrive to the …

 One of largest Kazakh banks may enter Azerbaijani and Georgian markets

One of largest Kazakh banks may enter Azerbaijani and Georgian markets

Kazakhstan’s Eurasian Bank intends to enter the Azerbaijani market, the bank’s CEO Pavel Loginov said in an interview with Forbes.kz. He noted that currently, the international expansion is a part of the …

Kazakh foreign ministry: UN praises peacemaking potential of Astana process

Kazakh foreign ministry: UN praises peacemaking potential of Astana process

The United Nations Security Council has praised the peacemaking potential of the "Astana process", as well as its role in strengthening the Syrian ceasefire, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said, …

Gymnasts always like competing in Baku, coaches of Israeli, Kazakh teams say

Gymnasts always like competing in Baku, coaches of Israeli, Kazakh teams say

It's always great to participate in international competitions in Baku thanks to the high-quality of the National Gymnastic Arena and flawless organization of tournaments, head coach of the Israeli national team in artistic gymnastics …

 IAEA: low enriched uranium bank to be opened in Kazakhstan by September

IAEA: low enriched uranium bank to be opened in Kazakhstan by September

International Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Kazakhstan will be built by September 2017, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said addressing the Agency’s Board of Governors in Vienna. “Construction of the …

Kazakh airlines allowed to use trans-Siberian routes

Kazakh airlines allowed to use trans-Siberian routes

The Kazakh and Russian authorities have reached an agreement allowing Kazakh air carriers to make use of Trans-Siberian routes, the Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development's press service said. "Following the results of …

Kazakh power redistribution bill sent to Constitutional Council

Kazakh power redistribution bill sent to Constitutional Council

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a bill introducing constitutional amendments that redistribute powers between the branches of government to the Constitutional Council, his office said. The bill …

Kazakh parliament gives final approval to constitutional amendments

Kazakh parliament gives final approval to constitutional amendments

Kazakh parliament has given final approval to legislation that would amend the country’s constitution, curtailing some presidential powers and redistributing them to government ministers and lawmakers. The proposed legislation …

Putin, Kazakh President discuss Geneva, Astana Syrian settlement over phone

Putin, Kazakh President discuss Geneva, Astana Syrian settlement over phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the issue of settling the Syrian conflict at the Geneva and Astana peace talks with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kremlin said, Sputnik …

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss new round of talks on Syria in Astana

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss new round of talks on Syria in Astana

President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, hold a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nazarbayev's press-service reports. "In the context of the just-concluded …

 Kazakh parliament passes constitutional reforms

Kazakh parliament passes constitutional reforms

Kazakhstan's parliament provisionally approved amendments to the country's constitution to reduce presidential powers in favor of lawmakers and the cabinet. The amendments will become law once approved in a second reading and …

Changes to Kazakh Constitution to be considered at joint session of parliament#039s houses

Changes to Kazakh Constitution to be considered at joint session of parliament's houses

The draft law “On amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan” was submitted for consideration at the joint session of parliament's upper and lower houses. "We gathered here today …

Almaty region hit by 4.5 magnitude quake

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. …

New Syrian peace talks planned for March 14 in Kazakhstan

New Syrian peace talks planned for March 14 in Kazakhstan

Syrian peace talks involving the armed opposition and Russia, Iran and Turkey are scheduled to take place in Kazakhstan on March 14, Russian news agencies wrote on Wednesday, citing a source close to the talks, Reuters reports. …

 Nazarbayev about changes to Constitution on delegation of powers

Nazarbayev about changes to Constitution on delegation of powers

Amendments to delegate some of presidential powers to the nation's parliament and cabinet will be made to the Constitution, the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at meeting on the redistribution of powers …

Will Kazakhstan make English official language?

Will Kazakhstan make English official language?

The head of the presidential administration of Kazakhstan Adilbek Dzhaksybekov said that the proposal to make English an official language was among the proposals received in the framework of the public discussion of …

 Kazakhstan to stop buying oil in 2019

Kazakhstan to stop buying oil in 2019

After the modernization of three Kazakh refineries the refining volume in Kazakhstan will increase to 17.5 million tons by 2019, the country will be fully provided with its own oil products, the Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat …