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Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement

Delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran are holding consultations during the eighth round of talks on the Syrian settlement in Astana, the media reports. The eighth round of talks will take place on December 21-22. Bilateral and …

Kazakh coal miners stage sit-in

About 700 coal miners in Kazakhstan are demanding to improve working conditions and a wage rise, the minister of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan Tamara Duisenova said. "According to latest data submitted …

Almaty region hit by 4.1-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 points has been registered 258 km from Almaty at 16:13 (local time), the Seismological Expedition of the Kazakh Education and Science Ministry said. The epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 25 …

Open skies initiative proposed for Almaty airport

The open skies initiative proposed for Almaty International Airport will boost tourism and the country’s attractiveness, said Kazakh Tourism Board Deputy Chairperson Timur Duissengaliyev. The national company expects to …

 New Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan elected

New Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan was elected during the 8th Kurultai of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Kazakhstan in Almaty. Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Kazakhstan Yerzhan kazhi Malgazyuly nominated …

Kazakhstan marks Day of First President for 6th time

Today, the people of Kazakhstan are celebrating the Day of the First President of the Republic for the 6th time. On December 10th 2011, amendments to the law 'On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan' were adopted at the …

Kazakh President to visit Belarus

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will be paying an official visit to Belarus on 29-30 November. He is expected to hold official talks with his Belarus counterpart Alexander …