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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 …

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 …