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12:22 Kazakhstan world's main actor for anti-nuclear movement - Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan is one of the main actors in the world for the anti-nuclear movement, said in the welcoming speech of Nursultan Nazarbayev delivered at the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War World Congress in Astana on August 25. "Global agenda of the Congress has a deep relevance and completely in tune with our initiatives in ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AkiPress

09:42 Plane en route from Issyk-Kul makes emergency landing at airport in Almaty

The Challenger 208 aircraft, en route from Issyk-Kul lake, had to make an emergency landing August 26 at the airport in Almaty, Kazakhstan, KTK Kazakh state TV channel said.

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17:23 Ukraine's Poroshenko in Minsk for talks with EU, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has arrived in the Belarusian capital of Minsk for multi-party talks on resolving the crisis in Ukraine's east, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.

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Weekday Magazine

Women Protesting Kazakhstan Land Confiscation Suspend Hunger Strike

Five women protesting the confiscation of their property by Kazakhstan's government have suspended a hunger strike after 20 days.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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09:20 Sentencing child pornographer Baruch in Kazakhstan upheld

Judge Makhanbet Baktygulov of the Appeals Board of Western Kazakhstan regional court has upheld the decision of the court to sentence British man Peter Baruch to 8 years in prison.

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Fire Dog Lake

Tony Blair Caught Advising Kazakhstan President On How To Spin Massacre

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair knows a thing or two about spinning the killing of civilians.

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Mutual sanctions of Russia and West to have negative impact on EAEC - Kazakh President

Mutual sanctions of Russia and Western countries will have a negative impact on the Eurasian Economic Union , the president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev says.

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Mine accident occurs in Kazakhstan, death reported

An accident occurred in Kazakhstan at the Tishinsky Mine of Kazzinc Ltd. , Emergency Situations Department of the East-Kazakhstan Region said Aug. 25. The accident took place at 00:41 local time as a result of concrete's exfoliation from the fastening of the mine shaft, resulting in a broken cage hatch.

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15:25 Kazakhstani and Belarus Presidents discuss upcoming meeting with Ukraine in Minsk

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko had a telephone conversation with his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on 25 August, the Belarus presidential press service reported August 25. The heads of state discuss the issues related to the forthcoming high-level meeting of the Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine with the ... (more)

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Five committees join Kazakh National Economy Ministry

Five committees joined the Kazakh National Economy Ministry as a result of the reform of the public administration system, the ministry said Aug. 25. The Committee for Construction, Housing and Communal Services and the Committee for Land Resources Management under the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy was headed by Kosman Aytmuhametov.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

A 7m-a-year Tony Blair tells tyrant: This is how you gloss over a massacre

A leaked letter shows the former PM wrote to Kazakh despot Nursultan Nazarbayev about how best to talk to the Western media about the killing of 14 civilians Tony Blair instructed a hardline foreign ruler how to repair his image after his security forces shot dead unarmed protesters.

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Political Wire

Blair Advised Kazakhstan Leader After Massacre

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair "gave Kazakhstan's autocratic president advice on how to manage his image after the slaughter of unarmed civilians protesting against his regime," the Telegraph reports.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Newkerala.com

Two new railway links in Kazakhstan to boost bilateral trade ties with India soon

Two new railway links have been launched in Kazakhstan with the aim of improving freight flows from the northern part of the country to the southern part, besides ensuring the creation of 3,500 jobs and promoting industrial development.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Kazakhstan commissions two national railways

Kazakhstan held a ceremony to commission two new railways, Zhezkazgan-Beineu and Arkalyk-Shubarkol on Aug. 22. The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the ceremony.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank first-half net profit soars 87 pct

Halyk Bank, Kazakhstan's second-largest lender by assets, said on Friday first-half net profit soared 87.4 percent, thanks to a rise in net interest income and debt repayments.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Economist

Kazakhstan: Steaks from the steppe

THE rolling, fertile steppe of northern Kazakhstan resembles North Dakota. The climate is similar, too-perfect for rearing cattle that provide juicy steaks.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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10:55 Kyrgyzstan becomes co-chair of CICA Youth Council in Kazakhstan's Ust-Kamenogorsk

Kyrgyzstan has become a co-chair of the Youth Council of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia .

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USA Men's Water Polo Downs Montenegro, 11-7, in FINA World Cup

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, August 20. THE USA Men's Senior National Team picked up their second straight victory at the FINA World Cup with an 11-7 win over Montenegro to go 2-0 in group play.

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Kazakh President to attend inauguration of Turkey's President

It was announced by Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aug.20 following a regular meeting chaired by Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov "Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to participate at the meeting of heads of member states of the Customs Union and Ukraine in Minsk on Aug. 26, as well as in the inauguration of the newly elected President of ... (more)

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JD Supra

Kazakhstan National Bank Tightens Banking and Price Manipulation Rules

The amendments aim to strengthen the requirements for banks' net equity and charter capital as well as the price manipulation restrictions.

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