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Turkey's ruling party orders purge

2016-08-06 12:03

Turkey's ruling party has ordered a purge from its ranks of supporters of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of plotting last month's failed coup.

4 killed in police station attack in Kazakhstan

2016-07-18 20:24

Kazakhstan's intelligence agency says unknown gunmen attacked a police station in Almaty, the country's largest city.

Russian, Danish, Kazakh astronauts launch towards ISS

2015-09-02 16:02

A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board, including the first Dane to fly into space, blasted off towards the International Space Station on Wednesday.

Endangered antelope dying in Kazakhstan

2015-05-22 21:15

Endangered saiga antelope are mysteriously dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan.

2022 panel inspects Almaty

2015-02-13 21:47

An International Olympic Committee panel is visiting Almaty in Kazakhstan to assess its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Moo-ronic driver carts cow on backseat

We've seen some weird things on backseats but surely this one takes the cake... A driver in Kazakhstan thought it be a good idea to transport a cow on the backseat of his tiny green sedan!

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Cameron inks $1bn in deals in Kazakhstan

2013-07-01 20:11

British Prime Minister David Cameron has signed a strategic agreement as well as $1bn in deals with Kazakhstan during his visit to the energy-rich state.

West and Iran in nuclear solution talks

2013-04-05 11:01

Iran and world powers will conduct talks in the hopes of putting an end to a long nuclear dispute that has left the Islamic republic enduring UN sanctions and enmity with Israel.

Kazakhstan mourns deaths of elite guards

2012-12-26 21:01

Kazakhstan has mourned the deaths of 27 people in one of its worst ever aviation disasters, a tragedy that wiped out much of the top echelon of the state border service.

Soyuz craft readied for Space Station

2012-10-21 15:58

A Russian-made Soyuz craft has been moved to a launch pad ahead of the launch to take a three-man mission to the International Space Station.

 

Death toll rises as Kazakhstan probes deadly assault

2016-07-19 17:44

Kazakhstan says that a man held over a bloody assault on security forces has confessed to wanting to kill judges, as a fourth police officer died from his wounds.

Massive Kazakhstan manhunt after multiple attacks

2016-06-06 22:17

Police in Kazakhstan were hunting for up to seven gunmen after a series of terror attacks that killed six people, the interior ministry said.

Scientists in tizz over deaths of rare antelope

2015-05-30 10:56

The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in Kazakhstan have left scientists scrambling for answers.

Kazakhstan's longtime leader secures crushing election win

2015-04-27 12:03

Preliminary results of weekend nationwide polls in Kazakhstan show the long-ruling president confirming his incumbency with 97.7% of the vote amid a record turnout, election officials say.

Possible SA spy satellite blasts off - DA

2014-12-19 12:08

A satellite, which the Democratic Alliance (DA) says could be part of South Africa’s spy programme ‘Project Flute’, has been launched from Kazakhstan.

Kanye West blasted for Kazakhstan gig

2013-09-03 17:44

Kanye West has been blasted for accepting a £1.9m pay day to perform in Kazakhstan, which Human Rights Watch claim has a "serious and deteriorating human rights situation".

Kazakhstan trade trip test for Cameron

2013-06-30 16:12

British prime minister David Cameron flew into Kazakhstan to help inaugurate the world's costliest oil project and seal new business deals.

20 presumed dead in Kazakhstan crash

2013-01-29 15:16

The Kazakh airline SCAT says one of its aeroplanes has crashed near the country's principal city, Almaty, and all 20 on board are believed dead.

27 die in Kazakh military plane crash

2012-12-26 08:01

All 27 people on board a Kazakh military jet that crashed while carrying country's top border guard personnel have died, the Central Asian state's security service says.

8 bodies found in Kazakhstan park

2012-08-14 15:00

Police in the former Soviet republic Kazakhstan are searching for suspects in the murder of eight people in a national park, say local news agencies.

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