Kazakhstan

Turkestan region established in Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has renamed South Kazakhstan region into Turkestan region, according to the executive order posted on the Akorda press service. Turkestan has become the administrative …

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1 killed, 3 injured as train derails in Kazakhstan

A passenger train derailed in southern Kazakhstan, killing one teenager and leaving three people injured on Sunday, RT reports. Three carriages were left overturned after the incident. The train was heading from the capital Astana to …

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Iran to hold Intl. forum on exports to Caspian states

The northern Iranian province of Mazandaran will play host to an international conference on the development of marine exports to the Caspian Sea littoral states, an official said, Trend reports. The northern port and free trade zone of …

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Almaty region hit by 4.8-point earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 occurred in the Almaty region, the Seismological Experimental and Methodological Expedition of the Science Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science said. The tremor occurred at …

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New Kazakh Ambassador to Georgia appointed

Baurzhan Mukhamedzhanov was appointed Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Georgia, a press service of the Aqorda reports. By the Decree of the head of state, Mukhamedzhanov was appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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Will Russia withdraw troops from Baikonur?

Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome can be made a completely civilian object, minister of Kazakhstan's defense and aerospace industry Beibut Atamkulov said. "Indeed, the issue of military withdrawal from …

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Kazakh Energy Ministry intends to ease OPEC + deal

Kazakhstan is holding consultations with non-OPEC countries to ease the OPEC + deal, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said. The most active consultations are being held with Russia, Interfax-Kazakhstan …

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Kazakhstan, Russia mull co-op in defense sphere

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu, the press service of the Kazakh president said, Trend reported. The …

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