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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, …

Eduard Poletaev: Reform of Kazakh political system is of permanent character

Eduard Poletaev: "Reform of Kazakh political system is of permanent character"

An expert on the new draft Kazakh Constitution

Will Kazakhstan become parliamentary republic?

Will Kazakhstan become parliamentary republic?

The role of the Kazakh parliament could be considerably strengthened in the near future, the draft law 'On amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan', which was published today and presented for …

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

No matter who is in the White House, Washington’s imperative to contain regional hegemons will continue to be a mainstay of its foreign policy

Kazakh Air Force receives four Mi-35M helicopters

Kazakh Air Force receives four Mi-35M helicopters

The Air Force of Kazakhstan received four multi-purpose strike helicopters Mi-35M from Russia, the ministry's press service said. Supply of military equipment was carried out in accordance with the agreement between the Kazakh …

DiCaprio might visit Astana to sign tiger agreement

DiCaprio might visit Astana to sign "tiger agreement"

Hollywood star, Oscar winning actor and the UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change Leonardo DiCaprio might visit Astana for the ceremony of signing of the agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and …

Nazarbayev delegates some powers to parliament and government

Nazarbayev delegates some powers to parliament and government

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will delegate some of his sweeping powers to the Central Asian nation's parliament and cabinet, he said on Wednesday, a move that could facilitate an eventual ...

Winter Universiade 2017 Torch Relay kicks off in Astana

Winter Universiade 2017 Torch Relay kicks off in Astana

The Universiade 2017 Torch Relay with the participation of  of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has kicked off in Astana. 60 people, including well-known athletes and public figures, will carry the torch …

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Road to peace in Syria lies through Kazakh steppes

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Road to peace in Syria lies through Kazakh steppes

What Syria talks gave to Astana and what is Kazakhstan's role in international politics

Kazakh President to transfer economic powers to government

Kazakh President to transfer economic powers to government

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the meeting of the working group on redistribution of powers that he intends to keep defense capabilities, external policy, public administration, protection of the Constitution, …

 Talks on Syria#039s Civil War off to a Rocky Start

Talks on Syria's Civil War off to a Rocky Start

The negotiations in Kazakhstan's capital continue today

Nazarbayev: Astana meeting to help settling Syrian crysis

Nazarbayev: Astana meeting to help settling Syrian crysis

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that the intra-Syrian settlement talks will create every condition to find a way out of the Syrian crisis within the framework of the Geneva process under the auspices of the UN. …

 Nazarbayev and de Mistura discuss Astana inter-Syrian talks

Nazarbayev and de Mistura discuss Astana inter-Syrian talks

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and discussed the upcoming talks on the Syrian ceasefire in Astana, the president's press …

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

Security Council Welcomes Astana Talks on Syria

Kazakhstan’s FM meets with de Mistura

Kazakhstan’s FM meets with de Mistura

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov held a meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura before Astana talks on Syria settlement, a source said …

Russian, Iranian, Turkish delegations hold joint dinner in Astana

Russian, Iranian, Turkish delegations hold joint dinner in Astana

Delegations of Russia, Iran and Turkey took part part in a joint dinner in the hotel Rixos President Astana in the Kazakhstan's capital before the start of intra-Syrian negotiations, Russian Foreign …

All parties to participate in Syrian talks

All parties to participate in Syrian talks

Participation confirmations for the Syria tasks in Astana on January 23-24 have been received from the Syrian government and opposition, from Russia, Iran, Turkey, the US, and the UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura ...

#039Caspian Five#039 to gather for a meeting in Baku

'Caspian Five' to gather for a meeting in Baku

The next meeting of the working group on defining the legal status of Caspian Sea is scheduled for late January and it will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said. …

Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

Kazakh national pleads guilty to planning to join ISIS

A citizen of Kazakhstan, Akhror Saidakhmetov, has pleaded guilty to charges that he planned to either join the ISIS terrorist group in Syria or shoot police officers in United States, the US Department of Justice said in a …

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Lavrov, CIS countries ambassadors discuss security issues and fight against terrorism

Today a traditional meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassadors of the CIS countries was held in Moscow. During it, participants discussed security issues. In addition, Russian Foreign …