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Kazakhstan's State Media Subsidies Promote Feel-Good Factor
Astana spends millions of dollars a year on media subsidies, with the lion's share used to promote the administration's messages through powerful state media outlets.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Poor pick polygamy over love in Kazakhstan
Gulf between rich and poor fuels revival of a practice which has become a status symbol for affluent men and a ticket out of poverty for young women Given the choice between love and money, Samal, a tall, curly-haired woman of 23 from a village in southern Kazakhstan, would take the cash.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Almaty Unveils Its Appetite for Foreign Investment
2050' Strategy President Nursultan Nazarbayev wants the nation to be among the top 30 developed countries in the world, and to achieve this goal it is necessary to further improve the investment policy," Akhmetov said.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Kazakhstan: Corporate Retreat from LSE Raises Governance Questions
Along with being one of Kazakhstan's largest electrical energy suppliers, Kazakh-based Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation mines and processes iron, iron alloys and aluminum.
Kazakh air carrier acquires new aircraft
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec 4. By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan's national airline Air Astana has acquired new A320 aircraft, the company said on Dec. 4. "Airbus A320 equipped with sharklet winglets has replenished our fleet in late November," the company said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kazakhstan celebrates Day of First President
Astana , Dec.3 : Kazakhstan is in a celebratory mood this week, as the Day of the First President, a national holiday, was observed on December 1. Since the occasion fell on a Sunday, Monday was declared a national holiday.
Kazakh president postpones visit to South African Republic
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 3 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev postponed his visit to the South African Republic, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported.
Kazakh president to pay official visit to Hungary in 2014
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to pay an official visit to Hungary in May - June 2014, head of the Kazakh- Hungarian Business Council, MOL executive vice - president Sandor Fashimon said during the third council meeting in Astana on Tuesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rich Kazakhs Revive Polygamy as Young Women Seek Poverty Escape
Given the choice between love and money, Samal, a tall, curly-haired 23-year-old woman from a village in southern Kazakhstan , would take the cash.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
In Kazakhstan, New Hotline Tracks Questions About God
For Kazakhs seeking religious enlightenment, a telephone hotline is now available to guide them toward god.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Kazakhstan Gears Up for Nazarbayev Love-Fest
Kazakhstan is marking the week leading up to First President's Day on December 1 with public displays of affection for Nursultan Nazarbayev, the leader whom this public holiday - introduced last year - celebrates.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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VIDEO: Kazakh Students Sing Love Songs for President
More than 3,000 students gathered today in front of a university in Kazakhstan's capital to express publicly their love for the country's president, Nursultan Nazarbayev .
International community pin hopes on Central Asia in Afghanistan problem resolution
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 28 Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The international community is looking to the Central Asian region to help resolve Afghanistan's problems.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Development plan for capital discussed in Kazakhstan
A meeting on the development of Astana took place in Kazakhstan's capital with participation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Nov.27, press-service of Kazakh president said.
Kazakhstan: at the forefront of nuclear non-proliferation and peaceful uses of nuclear energy
In our continuing series on Canada-Kazakhstan relations, we look at Kazakhstan's expanding uranium mining sector and its position in the vanguard of middle-power countries supporting nuclear non-proliferation.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Kazakh president to visit South African Republic
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 26 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to South African Republic on December 3-4, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the Kazakh Foreign Ministry on November 26. "The visit aims to bring the bilateral relations between two countries to a new level," the ... (more)
New Representative of Kazakhstan to United Nations appointed
By the decree of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kairat Abdrakhmanov has been appointed as the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, Akorda's press service told on Nov.26.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
SouthYork rises again
SouthYork rises again: Why buy Andrew's 'Tesco mansion' for 3m more than the asking price - only to knock it down and build an almost identical house? The last symbol of Prince Andrew's marriage to Sarah Ferguson - the much derided 'Tesco-style' mansion he was given by the Queen as a wedding present - is set to be demolished and replaced with a ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Turkey: Not Making Eyes at the Eurasian Union -- For Now
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan in Moscow during discussions on bilateral trade agreements in December, 2012.
Kazakh oligarch Ablyazov's brother-in-law sentenced to UK jail
A second brother-in-law of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a Kazakh oligarch held in France and awaiting extradition on fraud charges, been sentenced to jail in Britain for contempt of court.