Kazakhstan


Oil from Kazakhstan's Kashagan field exported for first time

2016-10-16 13:22

Kazakhstan's vast offshore Kashagan oil field has produced its first crude for export, authorities in the ex-Soviet nation says, in spite of many setbacks.

The cost of nuclear testing

2016-09-04 00:02

A conference­ on ­nuclear ­disarmament in ­Kazakhstan sheds light on a secretive and hugely ­destructive test site

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.

 

Record-holding US astronaut and two Russians return to Earth

2016-09-08 09:56

An American astronaut who set the US record for cumulative time in orbit has safely returned to Earth along with two Russian cosmonauts after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

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.

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