- Suspected meningitis knocks down 160 in Astana
Photo courtesy of RIA NovostiSuspected meningitis forced more than a hundred people into hospital beds in Astana.
A Boston jury’s conviction of 20-year-old Azamat Tazhayakov on charges of obstructing an investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013 has left some Kazakhs in disbelief.
At times during my journalism career I’ve been amazed to discover that seemingly unrelated stories I’ve done have ended up intertwining.
The seven-year-old Rakhat Aliyev murder case has been a sensational affair because of his prominence, his contention that he’s a dissident rather than a criminal, and his flight from Austria to Malta when Austrian authorities were closing in on him.
A century ago most Kazakhs who lived off the land were herders rather than farmers.
Kazakhstan and Belarus have rejected Russia’s call for the Eurasian Economic Union to limit imports from Ukraine or slap heavy tariffs on them – moves that much of the world sees as a Russian attempt to punish Ukraine for signing a trade agreement with the European Union.
Alua Pikard will be the first to tell you she’s led a charmed professional life.
Two hundred yards from the quiet lapping of waves on the Azov Sea, Volodymyr Shmarra sat on a bench, took a long drag from a cigarette and sighed from fatigue.
One of the things I’ve learned as a journalist is that if you want to skewer someone, the most effective way may not be to criticize them directly.
Five memorable moments at World Cup opening ceremonies ahead of the 2014 edition in Sao Paulo.
At first glance it looked like a ho-hum news story about a justice-system procedural matter – the transfer of two Ukrainians that a Kazakhstan military court had convicted of bribery to a prison in their homeland.
Bank of Cyprus completes $1 bn private share placement Bank of Cyprus, the island's largest lender, has completed a one billion euro ($1.34 billion) capital increase in a private placement to help it restructure following a haircut on deposits last year.
Kerry heads to India to end relationship rut US Secretary of State John Kerry forecast a transformation Wednesday in Washington's troubled relations with India as he headed to New Delhi for ice-breaking talks with new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
UN takes aim at Islamist oil grab in Syria, Iraq The UN Security Council backed a Russian initiative to bar trade in oil with Islamists in Iraq and Syria.
Oil production at Kashagan to be resumed in 2016: Kazakhstan’s Oil Minister According to him, at Kashagan both the oil and gas pipes have to be fully changed. 200 km of pipes have to be purchased to replace the damaged pipes.
At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede: hospital A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said.
Suspected meningitis knocks down 160 in Astana Suspected meningitis forced more than a hundred people into hospital beds in Astana.
Abel Sanchez talks Golovkin-Cotto fight WBA and IBO title holder Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez hopes to organize a unification fight against WBC champion Miguel Cotto.There is more to Golovkin than everyone thinks: Sapiyev, Shaw and Geale comment on Golovkin-Geale fight
Kazakhstani climber to ascend Volcanic Seven Summits Traveler and mountain guide from Almaty Andrey Gundarev intends to be the first Kazakhstani to conquer 7 highest volcanoes on world's 7 continents.
- Suspected meningitis knocks down 160 in Astana 
- Development of Almaty city master plan postponed 
- Chinese ready to help Kazakhs with Silk Road tourism development project 
- At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede: hospital 
- US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet 
- UN takes aim at Islamist oil grab in Syria, Iraq 
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