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 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 …

SCO countries discuss military cooperation

SCO countries discuss military cooperation

Defense Ministries of member states the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) discussed future cooperation in 2018-2019, the Kazakh Defense Ministry said. The main topics of the agenda were the forthcoming meeting of SCO Defense …

Nazarbayev nominated to Nobel Peace Prize

Nazarbayev nominated to Nobel Peace Prize

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Kazakh artist and Honorary Ambassador of the ATOM Project Karipbek Kuyukov were nominated to Nobel Peace Prize for his initiatives for global nuclear …

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Rescuers are searching for helicopter C-341, which went missing in the East Kazakhstan Region with pilot and two passengers on board, the press service of regional department for emergency situations reported. It is assumed that the …

Carriages loaded with coal derailed in Kazakhstan

Carriages loaded with coal derailed in Kazakhstan

The carriages loaded with coal derailed in the Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, the according message appeared on the website of JSC ‘Kazakhstan Temir Zholy’. The incident occurred on the Shiderty-Boschekul stretch. …

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

This year the International Army Games will expand its geography: China, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are ready to host a number of contests, Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu said. ”This year a …

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had requested to buy 950 tons of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan over the next three years to help develop its civil reactor program. The request has been made to the body that oversees …

Oil production from Kazakhstan on the rise

Oil production from Kazakhstan on the rise

Kashagan oil field offshore Kazakhstan should reach capacity by the end of the year

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan plan to launch daily flights between the two capitals. It is also is expected to launch a rail connection between Almaty and Tashkent. These issues were on the agenda of the meeting of the Intergovernmental …

Putin to visit Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan on February 27–28

Putin to visit Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan on February 27–28

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in Almaty on February 27. The two presidents are expected to discuss current bilateral …

The reason why it was decided to hold Syrian peace negotiations in  Astana

The reason why it was decided to hold Syrian peace negotiations in Astana

The stability of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Kazakhstan

 Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov will hold a meeting with the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev this week, the press service of the Kazakh government said. The …

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan helped to improve relations between Russia and Turkey

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan helped to improve relations between Russia and Turkey

Azerbaijan is interested in stable relations between its neighbors, so it made every possible effort to resolve the political conflict between Russia and Turkey last year, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said yesterday …

Baku and Astana support territorial integrity principle

Baku and Astana support territorial integrity principle

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Ilham Aliyev spoke about the need to comply with fundamental principle of the UN in Munich

Participants of World Cup in Troline Gymnastics and Tumbling praise the organizers

Participants of World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling praise the organizers

Members of delegations from different countries of the world, who arrived in Baku to participate in tomorrow's World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling praised organizers of the event in an interview with correspondents of Vestnik …

Sixteen rescued after avalanche hit Kazakhstan

Sixteen rescued after avalanche hit Kazakhstan

Sixteen people have been saved at the site of military drills in Kazakhstan's southern region of Jambyl that was hit by an avalanche, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Friday, Sputnik reports. "The number of survivors …

 Seven people die as result of avalanche in Kazakhstan

Seven people die as result of avalanche in Kazakhstan

Sixteen people have been saved at the site of military drills in Kazakhstan's southern region of Jambyl that was hit by an avalanche, while seven people died, the ministry's emergency situations committee spokesman Ruslan …

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan: Disorient

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan: Disorient

Geographers intend to reconsider a border between Europe and Asia

Kazakhstan to Bolster Banks

Kazakhstan to Bolster Banks

The government plans to triple a special transfer from the national oil fund to the budget to 1.5 trillion tenge

Head of Kazakh Accounting Committee passes away

Head of Kazakh Accounting Committee passes away

Last night the head of Kazakhstan's Accounting Committee Kozy-Korpesh Dzhanburchin passed away, the press service of the Committee reported. "Today, Chairman of Accounting Committee Kozy-Korpesh Dzhanburchin …

15 suspected plotters of terrorist attacks detained in Kazakhstan

15 suspected plotters of terrorist attacks detained in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's National Security Committee detained in special operations between January 13 and 24 in Almaty region 15 people, who are suspected of involvement in terrorism propaganda and of plotting acts of terror, the Committee said on its …

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan discuss issues of tourism

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan discuss issues of tourism

Azerbaijani ambassador to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov has proposed developing joint tourism packages for foreign tourists as he met with director of Kazakhstan Tourism Industry Department Marat Igaliyev.  …

Two mechanics died in mine in Shortandy district

Two mechanics died in mine in Shortandy district

Two mechanic died in the mine as a result of the accident in Akmola region of Kazakhstan, the regional Department of Internal Affairs reported. The accident happened in the morning at the Zholymbet mine in the Shortandy district. …

Nazarbayev invited to OEC summit in Pakistan

Nazarbayev invited to OEC summit in Pakistan

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif discussed bilateral relations during a telephone conversation, the press service of the Kazakh president …

 Zurab Abashidze appointed Georgian ambassador to Kazakhstan

Zurab Abashidze appointed Georgian ambassador to Kazakhstan

Former member of the opposition Free Democrats party, Zurab Abashidze, was appointed new Georgian Ambassador to Kazakhstan, according to a document signed by Georgia's President Giorgi …

Kazakhstan#039s Back On Washington#039s Radar

Kazakhstan's Back On Washington's Radar

A case of taking the man out of the oil industry, but not taking the oil industry out of the man

Kazakhstan to amend subsoil code

Kazakhstan to amend subsoil code

Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev has instructed to adopt the new 'Code on Subsoil' and make the necessary amendments in the country’s tax legislation. President, in his annual address to the …

Putin, Nazarbayev agree Astana talks give #039serious impetus#039 to Syrian settlement

Putin, Nazarbayev agree Astana talks give 'serious impetus' to Syrian settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev for Astana's contribution to organizing Syrian settlement talks, the Kremlin's press service said Saturday, …