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 Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Chairman of the lower house (Majlis) of Kazakhstan’s parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin will visit Azerbaijan next week, the Kazakh embassy in …

Monitoring the Oil Market After OPEC Agreement

Monitoring the Oil Market After OPEC Agreement

Indicators of the actual market balance

Netanyahu#039s first visit to Kazakhstan

Netanyahu's first visit to Kazakhstan

The Israeli delegation headed by the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will arrive in Astana on December 14, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Israel in Kazakhstan Michael Brodsky …

Volodin: friendship between Russia and Kazakhstan will only get stronger

Volodin: friendship between Russia and Kazakhstan will only get stronger

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed plan of activities of Russian and Kazakh parliaments in the framework of intergovernmental cooperation. …

Russia and Kazakhstan to expand inter-parliamentary cooperation

Russia and Kazakhstan to expand inter-parliamentary cooperation

Speakers of lower chambers of Russian and Kazakh parliaments, Vyacheslav Volodin and Nurlan Nigmatulin, have agreed to raise the level of inter-parliamentary cooperation, the press service of the …

Nazarbayev and Volodin to hold meeting in Astana

Nazarbayev and Volodin to hold meeting in Astana

The speaker of the Russian State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, will hold a meeting with the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev today during Volodin's official visit to Astana, the State Duma press service …

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan can change form of government

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan can change form of government

Those who claim that there is an autocracy in Kazakhstan are saying nonsense, the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in an interview with the authors of the new documentary. "Yes, we have a presidential …

Kazakhstan to cut oil output by 20,000 bpd

Kazakhstan to cut oil output by 20,000 bpd

Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev announced Saturday the Central Asian nation would aim for an oil output cut of 20,000 barrels per day. "I think we can reduce oil production …

Kazakhstan Armed Forces put on alert

Kazakhstan Armed Forces put on alert

The Armed Forces of Kazakhstan were put on alert as part of the integrated tactical and combatant drills, the press service of the Defense Ministry of the country reports. The entire staff of the structural units of the central …

Georgy Pryakhin: National literatures unite us

Georgy Pryakhin: "National literatures unite us"

Chief editor of Moscow publishing house "Khudozhestvennaya Literatura" on new projects

 Erdogan to visit Kazakhstan

Erdogan to visit Kazakhstan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a visit to Kazakhstan on December 11-12 at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the website of the Turkish presidential administration …

Kazakh PM: we have no need in sales tax

Kazakh PM: we have no need in sales tax

Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev voiced the government's standpoint on replacing VAT with a sales tax. According to him, this issue had been discussed for a long time and the government. It was …

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

The railway ministries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Georgia have agreed to develop the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), the press service of Azerbaijan Railways said. The head of Azerbaijan Railways …

Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty

Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty

A leader of the organized criminal group 'Four Brothers' was detained in Almaty during the large-scale special operation launched by the National Security Committee (KNB) of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the National Anti-Corruption …

Earthquake hits China, tremors felt in Kazakhstan

Earthquake hits China, tremors felt in Kazakhstan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 points struck China at 11:15 am Almaty time (05:15 a.m. GMT), while tremors were felt in several Kazakh cities, the Seismological Experimental-Methodical Expedition of the Committee of Science of the Ministry …

Nazarbayev officially launches Kashagan field

Nazarbayev officially launches Kashagan field

Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbaev officially launched the largest oil and gas field in Kazakhstan - Kashagan, with reserves estimated at 35 billion barrels of oil. "I'm here today to announce the launch …

Kazakh security forces conduct special operation in Aktobe

Kazakh security forces conduct special operation in Aktobe

Kazakhstan's state security service is conducting a special operation in the city of Aktobe, the Central Asian nation's government said. "Detentions are being made in different parts of the city," a spokesman for the …

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

The oil is running out and the need to diversify its streams of economic sustenance is more vital now than ever

Almaty pays last respects to Heydar Jemal

Almaty pays last respects to Heydar Jemal

The funeral of the chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia, Heydar Jemal, took place today in Almaty. A public ceremony of paying last respects to Jemal was held this morning in the Almaty Central …

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Whether Trump decides to follow through on ending the nuclear deal could have a major impact on Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev and Rogozin hold meeting

Nazarbayev and Rogozin hold meeting

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin discussed the further development of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, as well as defense and armaments issues during a meeting in …

About 30 thousand convicts to be pardoned in Kazakhstan

About 30 thousand convicts to be pardoned in Kazakhstan

About 30 thousand convicts will be pardoned due to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence, the deputy prosecutor general of the republic Johann Merkel said. The draft law "On amnesty in connection …

Nazarbayev University may offer scholarships to Hong Kong students

Nazarbayev University may offer scholarships to Hong Kong students

The project will develop under China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative

Kazakhstan prepares amnesty dedicated to anniversary of independence

Kazakhstan prepares amnesty dedicated to anniversary of independence

Kazakhstan's Parliament will consider the amnesty bill, dedicated to the country's 25th anniversary of independence, the official representative of the Prosecutor General Nurdilda Oraz said. "A draft law on …

Nazarbayev: EU not ready yet to interact with EEU

Nazarbayev: EU not ready yet to interact with EEU

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev does not see the readiness of the European Union (EU) to interact with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Nazarbayev noted that during the meetings with the heads of a number of Eastern European …

Aktobe terrorists sentenced to life imprisonment

Aktobe terrorists sentenced to life imprisonment

Seven Aktobe terrorists were sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorist attacks in June, Kazakhstan's specialized inter-district criminal court of the Aktobe region ruled. Zhanabai Kuanyshbayev, Bakyt Kuanyshbayev, …

Iranian nuclear program to be discussed in Kazakhstan

Iranian nuclear program to be discussed in Kazakhstan

The talks on the Iranian nuclear program will be held in Kazakhstan in 2017,the Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov said today. The main purpose of the negotiations is searching for peace and …

Ismail Agakishiev: We need coordinated informational policy to promote positive image of Caspian region

Ismail Agakishiev: "We need coordinated informational policy to promote positive image of Caspian region"

Director general of Consulting Analytics PR Holding on the image of Caspian region

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss CSTO and EAEU summits

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss CSTO and EAEU summits

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation and international agenda in a telephone conversation. …

 Nazarbayev says he won’t hand power to his children

Nazarbayev says he won’t hand power to his children

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said he won’t hand power to his children to succeed him. “I’m not envisaging succession for my children, I don’t think that’s a question for us. Our …