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Kazakhstan: Domestic Violence Rising on Political Agenda
A woman sells pickles outside a supermarket in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the fall of 2012.
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Recent Study: Inpex Corporation (1605) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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Mon Dec 09, 2013
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.
Kazakhmys sells power station stake for $1.3 bln
Copper miner Kazakhmys has agreed to sell its stake in Kazakhstan's largest power station to Kazakhstan sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna in a deal worth $1.3 billion.
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.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ambassador Robin Nair presents his credentials to the Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Marat Tazhin at Ak Orda, Presidential Palace in Astana.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
S&P affirmed Development Bank of Kazakhstan at 'BBB+/A-2'; Outlook Stable
By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its foreign and local currency counterparty credit ratings on the state-owned Development Bank of Kazakhstan at 'BBB+/A-2', the international rating agency reported on Dec.5. The national scale rating is 'kzAAA'.
Arka News Agency
EDB and WB to implement irrigation modernization and institutional...
The agreement was signed by Laura Tuck, Europe and Central Asia Vice-President of the World Bank, and Igor Finogenov, Chairman of the EDB Board.
Dissident Kazakh Poet To Be Transferred To Minimum-Security Prison
Aron Atabek was sentenced to 18 years in jail in 2007 for his role in organizing mass protests that resulted in the death of a police officer.
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.
Chairman of Armenia's Central Bank to attend meeting of the Board of...
Yerevan . Chairman of Armenia's Central Bank Arthur Javadyan will attend the meeting of the Board of the CIS Interstate Bank to be held in Moscow on Friday.
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.
International Business Times
Nelson Mandela 'on Deathbed' Says Daughter as Jacob Zuma Postpones State Visit from Kazakhstan
"Even for a lack of a better word... on his deathbed he is teaching us lessons - lessons in patience, in love, lessons of tolerance," she said.
Akkord Corporation awarded with 3rd large project in Kazakhstan
The Azerbaijani-Italian "Akkord-Todini-Impregilo" Joint Venture has won the tender to implement road construction works under the CAREC III Corridor, "Shymkent - Tashkent" Project in Kazakhstan.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Marooned at an airport... then what?
After being marooned at Kazakhstan's Almaty International airport for more than five months, as reported in the Magazine, Palestinian Mohammed al-Bahish was given refuge in Finland.
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.
Emirates News Agency
President, VP receive cables of congratulations on winning the bid to host EXPO 2020
WAM ABU DHABI, 3rd December, 2013 -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received more cables of congratulations on the occasion of Dubai winning its bid to host EXPO 2020.
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.
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.
The American Scholar
Last summer in Taraz, Kazakhstan, a painter and an anthropologist teamed up to help artists move beyond Soviet-era art training.