Kazakhstan: Theater with a Political Edge
The Aksaray theater troupe performed Avalanche, by Turkish playwright Tuncer CA1 4cenoAYlu, last spring in Almaty to raise money for the victims of social unrest in the town of Zhanaozen in December 2011.
Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan take a road to new horizons of bilateral development
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov paid a state visit to Kazakhstan on May 10-11. According to Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov , the Turkmen-Kazakh summit talks resulted in the signing of bilateral documents aimed at the "further deepening and development of inter-state relations based on unbreakable ties ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Iran's Jalili says Istanbul nuclear talks 'long and useful'
Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said on Thursday that nuclear talks with the EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton were "long and useful" and that both sides decided to continue the discussions.
Kazakhstan: Shopping Takes Inspiration Straight out of Moscow
Spoilt for choice with shopping malls mushrooming all around them, Almaty's shopaholics now have an option that harks back to earlier times, when shopping was a more refined experience, with the opening of a GUM department store in Kazakhstan's commercial capital.
Wed May 15, 2013
Kazakhstan and Spain discussed the deepening of trade and economic cooperation
The official visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov to Spain took place on May 13-14, reported the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Tue May 14, 2013
Why Did Kazakhstan Give Up Its Nukes?
When Kazakhstan became independent 22 years ago and inherited some of the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons, it decided to give them up.
Mon May 13, 2013
Space Station Expedition 35 Astronauts Land
Space station Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency, Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency and NASA Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn undocked their Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft from the space station at 7:08 p.m. EDT.
The astronaut who became a star in space: Chris Hadfield's greatest hits
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth tonight with a landing near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan scheduled for 9:31 p.m. CT.
Kazakhstan's Painful Nuclear Past Looms Large Over Its Energy Future
The central Asian country is positioning itself as a global nuclear leader, but it's haunted by the lasting impacts of Soviet testing decades ago.
Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Launch Caspian Rail Link
Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan have launched a direct railway linking their oil-and-gas-rich Caspian Sea regions, bypassing Uzbekistan.
Fri May 10, 2013
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan sign documents on cooperation
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 10 / Trend E. Kosolapova/ Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan signed a number of documents on cooperation within the talks of the Presidents of two countries in Astana on Friday, the Kazakh presidential press-service reported.
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan intend to develop trade and economic relations
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 10 / Trend E. Kosolapova/ Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan intend to develop trade and economic relations, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said following the talks with his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on Friday in Astana, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported.
Wed May 08, 2013
Kazakhstan and China discuss trade and economic cooperation issues
On May 6, the Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan Erbolat Dosaev paid a working visit to Beijing and met with the Minister of Commerce of the People's Repiblic of China Gao Hu Cheng, Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan reported.
Tue May 07, 2013
Kairgeldy Kabyldin: Modern history of Azerbaijan's oil industry...
The modern history of independent Azerbaijan's oil industry is directly linked with the name of Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev, head of the Kazakh oil transportation company KazTransOil, Kairgeldy Kabyldin told Trend.
Mon May 06, 2013
Kazakh President presents awards to military personnel
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev presented awards and awarded the highest military ranks to Kazakh military servicemen on May 6, according to the press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Handless Kazakhstan Man Denied British Visa for Lack of Fingerprints
The United Kingdom has denied entry to a Kazakh artist who does not have hands because he cannot provide fingerprints, he says.
Thu May 02, 2013
Kazakhstan: Astana Mulls Stricter Regulations for Gambling Industry
High-end luxury vehicles sit parked on the gated grounds of the Prince casino in Kazakhstan's gambling enclave of Kapshagay, an hour by car north of Almaty.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
EU, Iran to consult on Tehran's nuke program
The European Union says its senior diplomat will meet Iran's top nuclear negotiator on May 15 as a follow-up to the last round of six-power negotiations on Tehran's nuclear program.
Wed May 01, 2013
Kazakhstan and India Helped Strengthen Stability in Afghanistan
Asserting that Afghanistan can't recover without its neighbours, the United States of America today commended Kazakhstan and India for playing instrumental roles in the strengthening the stability of Afghanistan.
Touch The Moon
Photo: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, is seen as it launches from Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday, March 1, 2013.