14 dead as plane crashes into house in Kazakhstan

2019-12-27 08:15

At least 14 people have died when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed into a house shortly after take-off from Kazakhstan's largest city.

'Dead' man shocks family, returns home two months after his funeral

2018-11-06 14:47

A grieving family was left reeling when their “dead” uncle re-appeared two months after his funeral.

WATCH: Record-breaking woman astronaut back on Earth

Peggy Whitson, 57, the oldest female astronaut in the history of space exploration, is back on Earth after spending a whopping 288 consecutive days in the ISS. Watch.

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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.

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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Toyota Gazoo SA's Al Attiyah dominates in Rally Kazakhstan

2019-05-30 13:37

It was another victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel, making it three on the trot, in Rally Kazakhstan.

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

2018-01-18 11:53

Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire.

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.

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.

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