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Bus carrying foreigners overturns in Kazakhstan

A passenger bus with 25 citizens of Uzbekistan overturned on the road in Aktobe region yesterday evening, the local police said. The accident occurred on on February 25 on the Samara-Road near the Zhasyk village. A bus driver …

Kazakhstan expects stable tenge exchange rate

Kazakhstan's central bank chairman, Daniyar Akishev, said he expected no significant changes in the tenge exchange rate this year. "The situation right now is favourable both on the external and domestic …

 Kazakhstan moves up in corruption global ranking

Transparency International has published the annual index of corruption in different countries. Kazakhstan has improved its position, scoring 31 points, and ranked 122th place (131th in 2016). Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 …

EU hails idea of Central Asian summit in Astana

The European Union welcomes the idea of holding the first official summit of the heads of state of Central Asia in Astana, the EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador Peter Burian, said at the international …

Free-goods store opens in Astana

A free-goods store was opened in Astana. A relevant message was published on the official website of the capital’s administration. The project "Kayyrimdylyk. Kindness" aims to support socially vulnerable members of the …

Four killed in car crash in North Kazakhstan

Four people, including 1-month-old infant, were killed and two others were injured in a road accident in North Kazakhstan region today, Kazakh media report citing authorities. Two women were hospitalized with various injuries, …

First hospice to be opened in Astana

The first hospice will appear in Astana by 2020, the head of the Astana health department Kamalzhan Nadyrov said.  According to him, the new medical facilities will be built by investors in the framework of …

Kazakhstan increases gasoline production

Kazakhstan's oil refineries produced 3 million tons of gasoline in 2017, which exceeds the production volume of 2016 by 4%  The output of diesel fuel decreased by 6%, to 4 million tons, Prices on gasoline in Kazakh market has …

New Kazakh Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan named

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has named Karim Kokrekbayev as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazinform reported citing the Akorda's …