Kazakhstan

Measles outbreak recorded in Kazakhstan's university

A measles outbreak has been registered in a university in Arkalyk, Kostanay region of Kazakhstan, the regional healthcare department said. 27 students were infected measles, two more people were diagnosed measles, Informburo.kz …

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Extremists who planned terror acts detained in Almaty

Kazakh National Security Committee officers have detained two suspected extremists in Almaty who were planning terrorist attacks in crowded places, the committee said. According to the Kazakh authorities, the suspects were detained on …

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Kazakhstan counts country's population

According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan, the country’s population as of January 1, 2020, amounted to 18.632,200 mln people. The urban population of the country amounted to 10. …

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Eight people killed in mass brawl in Kazakhstan

Eight people have been killed in clashes and a mass brawl in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region, Kazakh Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev told reporters at a press briefing on Saturday, TASS reports. "Several dozen people were …

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New Vice Minister of Industry of Kazakhstan named

The Government decreed to appoint Dinara Shcheglova the Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports citing primeminister.kz. Born in 1982 in Semey is the graduate of the Gumilyov Eurasian …

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US tries to get foothold in Central Asia

Oil, trade, security and Afghanistan are topics that were discussed during the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as well as at the C5 + 1 ministerial meeting in Tashkent. The meeting ended with the …

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EAEU tightens rules for declaring money at customs

The new rules for declaring money at customs came into effect in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) states. Now, if the total amount of cash exceeds the equivalent of $100,000, they should not only be declared, but their origin …

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Five terrorists arrested in Kazakhstan

Five people have been arrested in Kazakhstan on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack in a public space, the country's National Security Committee said. They were detained in the cities of Karaganda and Taraz. All …

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Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kazakhstan on Sunday to join Washington in pressing Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a sensitive matter for the Central Asian nation which has close ties with its neighbor China, Reuters …

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Kazakhstan evacuated its nationals from Wuhan

The National coordination centre of emergency medicine of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry airlifted 83 Kazakhstanis, including 80 students studying in Wuhan, from China, the interdepartmental commission for prevention of coronavirus spread in …

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