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Kazakhstan to process up to 2 tons of Iran#039s gold

Kazakhstan to process up to 2 tons of Iran's gold

A refinery in Kazakhstan will process up to 2 tons of Iranian gold in 2017, the Kazakh Deputy Investment and Development Minister Albert Rau said. He noted that a Kazakh company is engaged in development of gold deposit …

OPEC invites Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to Vienna meeting

OPEC invites Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to Vienna meeting

Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio del Pino informed that OPEC has invited 12 non-member countries to participate in the technical meeting of the organization in Vienna, which will be held next Saturday, October 29. …

Nazarbayev arrives in Saudi Arabia

Nazarbayev arrives in Saudi Arabia

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev started his official two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, the press service of the Kazakh President said. Nazarbayev visited the western Saudi city of Medina, where he met with the …

Turkmenistan suspends visa free regime with Kazakhstan

Turkmenistan suspends visa free regime with Kazakhstan

Turkmenistan has suspended the visa free regime for residents of bordering Kazakh regions. "In connection with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence, the Turkmen authorities are stepping up …

US Under Secretary of State to visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

US Under Secretary of State to visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan on October 24–29. Under Secretary Shannon will commemorate each state’s 25 year anniversary …

 Nazarbayev proposes solution for Syrian crisis

Nazarbayev proposes solution for Syrian crisis

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, speaking about his vision of settlement of the conflict in Syria, urged the international community to unite under the aegis of the UN. "Unfortunately, each of the states …

Aktobe attack trial starts in Kazakhstan

Aktobe attack trial starts in Kazakhstan

The specialized inter-district criminal court of Kazakhstan's Aktobe region has started the most high-profile terrorism trial in the Aktobe attack of June 5. 29 suspects appeared in the hearings on charges of committing a …

Kazakhstan ready to start commercial oil production at Kashagan

Kazakhstan ready to start commercial oil production at Kashagan

Kazakhstan is ready to hold a meeting of the managing committee as early as next month, where the decision to start commercial production at the Kashagan field in the Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea could be announced, Kazakh Energy Minister …

Kazakhstan#039s Kashagan ships oil for export

Kazakhstan's Kashagan ships oil for export

The first batches of oil from the Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan were shipped for export on Friday via two pipelines, the Kazakh Energy Ministry said. Energy majors developing the field have shipped 7700 tonnes of oil through the …

Japan waiting for Nazarbayev in November

Japan waiting for Nazarbayev in November

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit Japan on November 6-9, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.  He is expected to meet with the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The …

Dariga Nazarbayeva: father#039s condition significantly improved

Dariga Nazarbayeva: father's condition significantly improved

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is feeling much better, his daughter Dariga Nazarbayeva said.   “His condition significantly improved,” APA cited her as saying.   The Kazakh …

Kashagan oil field operating normally

Kashagan oil field operating normally

Work to bring onstream the giant Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan is going normally and some crude has already been processed and put in storage, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said. Four wells were …

Nazarbayev not to visit Baku and Yerevan due to illness

Nazarbayev not to visit Baku and Yerevan due to illness

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev won’t be able to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia on October 12-14 due to a cold-related disease, Nazarbayev’s Press Secretary Aidos Ukibay wrote on the Kazakh …

We must build spiritual barriers to stop terrorism

We must build spiritual barriers to stop terrorism

Astana proposes to use humanistic ideas of religion itself and widespread influence of religious and spiritual leaders to do this

 Terrorist suspects detained in Almaty

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, …

Nursultan Nazarbayev treated for cold

Nursultan Nazarbayev treated for cold

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is being treated for a cold, his office said on Tuesday. The announcement was unusual because the presidential office rarely provides any comments on the state of the 76-year-old …

Yerevan to hold CSTO meeting on October 13

Yerevan to hold CSTO meeting on October 13

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to Yerevan on October 13 to take part in the meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the press service of the …

Beibut Atamkulov named Kazakh Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry

Beibut Atamkulov named Kazakh Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry

Beibut Atamkulov has been appointed as Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the presidential decree, Kazinform reported citing Akorda's press service. Atamkulov worked in the …

Historian analyzes Eurasian integration project

Historian analyzes Eurasian integration project

The first attempt at a comprehensive scientific analysis of the origin and implementation of the Eurasian integration idea in the former Soviet Union

Russia returns Keiki Batyr#039s skull to Kazakhstan

Russia returns Keiki Batyr's skull to Kazakhstan

Russia has returned the skull of a leader of the Kazakh national liberation movement, Keiki Batyr, to Kazakhstan for burial. Officials at the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports said that Keiki Batyr's skull …

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to lay new oil pipeline

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to lay new oil pipeline

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan are planning to lay new Eskene-Kuryk-Baku oil pipeline with a length of 739 kilometers, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev said. He noted that Kazakhstan has huge proven reserves of …

Putin: Russia and Kazakhstan intend to strengthen economic cooperation

Putin: Russia and Kazakhstan intend to strengthen economic cooperation

Russia intends to provide financial support to the Russian-Kazakh business initiatives, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the Russian-Kazakh business forum. According to the president, Russia will …

Russia and Kazakhstan to carry out 27 economic projects

Russia and Kazakhstan to carry out 27 economic projects

Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev and the Kazakh National Economy Minister Kuandik Bishimbayev have agreed a batch of draft economic projects worth over $4 billion to diversify bilateral …

Putin arrives in Kazakhstan to meet Nazarbayev

Putin arrives in Kazakhstan to meet Nazarbayev

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Kazakhstan. He is expected to meet with the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to discuss topical issues of Russian-Kazakh relations and integration …

 Putin to visit Astana tomorrow

Putin to visit Astana tomorrow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Kazakhstan on October 4 to discuss cooperation as part of the Eurasian Economic Union with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kremlin press service …

Peskov on Putin#039s visit to Astana

Peskov on Putin's visit to Astana

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Kazakhstan next week, the president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said. Peskov said that Putin will visit Orenburg and then Astana in the first half …

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan praises Singapore#039s experience

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan praises Singapore's experience

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with the Senior Minister of Singaporean Parliament Goh Chok Tong, the press service of Akorda reports. Nazarbayev praised Singapore's experience in …

Murat Bektanov appointed new commander of Kazakh ground forces

Murat Bektanov appointed new commander of Kazakh ground forces

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Murat Bektanov to the post of the Commander in Chief of the country’s ground forces, the presidential press service reports. Bektanov previously …

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan discuss economic partnership

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan discuss economic partnership

Acting Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev met with Kazakhstan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Askar Mamin Sept. 22, Trend reported citing Uzbekistan National News Agency. During the meeting, the …

Director of Aktobe gun shop sentenced for negligence

Director of Aktobe gun shop sentenced for negligence

Kazakhstan's Aktobe City Court convicted the director of 'Pallada' gun shop, which was attacked in July. Director of 'Pallada' gun shop was found guilty of committing crime under Article 254 of the Criminal Code of …