Pakistan asks Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond more than 150 years after it was taken from Lahore.
10 february, 18:41Pakistan court to hear bid to reclaim jewel from British crown
10 february, 18:32Opera Software welcomes Chinese consortium's $1.2 billion bid
10 february, 17:58Climate change 'forcing species to move'
10 february, 17:22Trump: Celebrity billionaire, next US president?
10 february, 15:3413 million pupils in OECD nations 'failing at 15'
10 february, 15:22Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May
10 february, 15:11Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea
08 february, 15:22Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and samba
08 february, 15:11US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea
08 february, 14:53Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes
01 february, 18:12World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan
01 february, 18:03Renault opens first China factory
01 february, 12:12Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh
28 january, 16:27Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five
27 january, 16:35Scottish islanders don helmets for Viking fire festival
27 january, 16:01EU seals bad loans accord with Italy
27 january, 15:54Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
27 january, 15:23China planning to build floating nuclear power plant
27 january, 15:12Lucky Thai dolls 'non-human' says aviation authority
25 january, 18:22Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns
25 january, 16:53Man killed in petrol truck explosion in Atyrau
22 january, 16:54Tenge slides 100% in 5 months; what next for Kazakhstan?
22 january, 16:32Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis
21 january, 18:19Interest rates on deposits in tenge raised in Kazakhstan
21 january, 15:39'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists
20 january, 17:53Kazakh central bank governor shares de-dollarization plans
20 january, 17:35Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis
20 january, 17:12Emir Baigazin's The Wounded Angel selected for Berlinale
20 january, 16:21Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
19 january, 14:13Iran boosts oil production by 500K, condemns new sanctions
18 january, 17:33Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics
06 january, 21:47Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test
06 january, 20:37Tweets too short? Twitter mulling 10,000 characters
06 january, 19:24Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
05 january, 20:17Mystery electric car startup unveils prototype
05 january, 20:10App usage soars as smartphones take hold
05 january, 19:31Germany stunned by rash of New Year's sex assaults
05 january, 19:08Chinese conglomerate to buy stake in Hollywood studio
05 january, 18:11Inflation in Kazakhstan makes 13.6% in 2015
29 december 2015, 21:30Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged
29 december 2015, 20:40Nazarbayev advises Kazakh army to 'keep powder dry'
29 december 2015, 19:52Iran ships uranium to Russia under nuclear deal
28 december 2015, 19:46Kazakhstan National Bank explains tenge depreciation and equilibrium rate
28 december 2015, 16:46Inflation in Kazakhstan nears 13%, central bank admits
28 december 2015, 13:38China adopts first counter-terrorism law
25 december 2015, 18:24Kazakhstan should enhance protection of nuclear facilities from ISIS: expert
25 december 2015, 18:10Kazakhstan to introduce visa free entry for developed countries
25 december 2015, 17:51British astronaut dials wrong number on Xmas call from space
25 december 2015, 17:30Foreigners drawn to Myanmar's bone-crunching kickboxing
25 december 2015, 15:43Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant
25 december 2015, 15:26Turkish Internet servers reeling under huge cyber attack
24 december 2015, 17:43Ukraine to introduce embargo against Russian food: PM
24 december 2015, 17:37Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
24 december 2015, 16:54Mitsubishi Heavy postpones delivery of first made-in-Japan jet
23 december 2015, 19:56Turkmenistan eyes Western markets with new $2.5 bln gas link
23 december 2015, 19:45Germany bans booking.com's 'best price' clauses
22 december 2015, 17:02Tajikistan bans trees, decorations in schools during festive season
22 december 2015, 15:29Oil price slump forces Azerbaijan to stop propping up currency
21 december 2015, 14:27US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
21 december 2015, 14:11Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015
21 december 2015, 13:55Putin: 'We don't want the USSR back but no one believes us'
21 december 2015, 13:49Brent hits 11-year low as oil extends slide on glut worries
21 december 2015, 13:35One dead, 26 hurt as car crashes into Las Vegas Strip sidewalk
21 december 2015, 12:26Australia's Westfield offloads five US malls
21 december 2015, 12:20Thousands of plants cut production as Beijing smog persists
21 december 2015, 12:12Hungary accuses Austria of 'stupidity' in refugee crisis
09 december 2015, 19:05Time names Merkel as its Person of 2015
09 december 2015, 18:33Tajik parliament votes to name president 'leader of nation'
09 december 2015, 18:24EU may delay Russia sanctions decision to next week
09 december 2015, 18:21Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
09 december 2015, 17:54Hard economic lessons as China's coal boom ends
09 december 2015, 17:41Japanese monks karate chop, chant in funeral contest
09 december 2015, 17:3270,000 sign petition to ban Trump from Britian
09 december 2015, 17:18Turkey says not dependent on Russia for nuclear plant
30 november 2015, 16:54'Virtual trees' turn the Eiffel Tower green for COP21
30 november 2015, 16:49Trump scraps press event as black pastors deny endorsement
30 november 2015, 16:17Psy says 'no chance' of another Gangnam Style success
30 november 2015, 16:06Beloved Russian filmmaker Ryazanov dies
30 november 2015, 15:51Turkey sends corpse of shot down pilot back to Russia: reports
30 november 2015, 15:46EU, Turkey agree 3bn euro aid deal to stem migrant crisis: Tusk
30 november 2015, 15:01Assad says enemies boosting his opponents
30 november 2015, 14:58Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid
30 november 2015, 13:04Pope opens 'Holy Door' in Bangui ahead of Catholic Jubilee year
30 november 2015, 10:25Mass brawls erupt in crowded migrant shelters in Germany
28 november 2015, 16:03Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads
28 november 2015, 15:20French PM Valls calls on Gulf to accept more refugees
28 november 2015, 15:14Russia-Turkey war of words escalates over downed warplane
28 november 2015, 14:17French president urges British MPs to back Syria air strikes
28 november 2015, 12:47Pope hails Africa as 'continent of hope'
27 november 2015, 17:23Merkel berated over refugee policy by Bavarian ally
27 november 2015, 17:19Eurogroup chief warns of 'mini-Schengen' if EU fails on migrant issue
27 november 2015, 15:37Prince Charles warns of 'perfect storm' should Paris climate talks flop
27 november 2015, 13:59American billionaire Jim Rogers considers investing in Kazakhstan
27 november 2015, 13:51Dutch PM backs Ukraine-EU accord as key for stability
27 november 2015, 13:51Use of GMOs debated in Kazakh Senate
27 november 2015, 13:14Kazakhstani peacekeeping corps expands training
27 november 2015, 11:59Adele to go on tour for first time in five years
26 november 2015, 15:13Blatter compares FIFA ethics probe to 'inquisition'
26 november 2015, 15:13France's Hollande heads to Russia to press anti-IS coalition
26 november 2015, 14:58Obama vows better trade ties with new Argentine leader
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