SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft.
yesterday, 19:26Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
yesterday, 19:11Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies
yesterday, 18:55Germany blocks WhatsApp data transfers to Facebook
yesterday, 18:5532,000 arrested in Turkey coup probe
23 september, 14:27Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heir
21 september, 17:00Youth to the fore as Milan fashion week opens
21 september, 16:42Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany
20 september, 16:32Trump son compares Syrian refugees to poisoned candies
20 september, 16:14Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets
19 september, 15:55Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll
14 september, 18:16Sweden re-militarises Baltic island of Gotland
14 september, 18:08China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua
14 september, 18:03More than a billion stars mapped in Milky Way: ESA
14 september, 17:54Testing the driverless Uber -- first nerves, and then acceptance
14 september, 17:43Turkmenistan changes constitution to extend leader's rule
13 september, 18:15Boxing: Golovkin eyes Saunders after stopping Brook
13 september, 18:12Kazakhstan makes former deputy PM new prime minister
13 september, 18:06Kazakhstan shifts PM to security chief
13 september, 18:01Oil prices gain despite rising OPEC supply forecast
07 september, 15:31US to give Philippines military planes
07 september, 15:26Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'
06 september, 17:23Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
05 september, 16:50Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region
05 september, 16:41Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff
01 september, 13:35Crowdfunding site launches in Singapore and Hong Kong
01 september, 13:27EU Chamber urges China to lift foreign investment curbs
01 september, 13:20New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old
31 august, 16:00Kazakhstan arrests 21 suspected of plotting terrorist attacks
29 august, 16:12iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
29 august, 14:43Goat polo, tug-of-war as Central Asia readies for Nomad Games
29 august, 14:14Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
25 august, 17:19Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary
25 august, 16:00Italy quake death toll nears 250
25 august, 14:41Viral photos add fuel to French burkini debate
24 august, 13:5418 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake
23 august, 18:06India cows get glow-in-the-dark horns to stop crashes
23 august, 16:56200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh
22 august, 16:40Japan's first lady visits Pearl Harbor
22 august, 16:03Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads
19 august, 15:17US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port
19 august, 15:02Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under
18 august, 16:42Olympics: Kazakh boxing golden boy has scar to show for it
18 august, 16:38Olympics: Kazakh Yeleussinov wins welterweight gold
18 august, 16:34July was Earth's hottest month in modern times
16 august, 17:07A night behind bars in Slovenian prison-turned-hostel
16 august, 16:36Russia announces first Syria strikes from Iran base
15 august, 16:28Pakistan rock climbers scale new heights
12 august, 16:33'Star Wars' trailer teases return of Darth Vader
12 august, 16:23Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia
11 august, 17:51Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
11 august, 15:06Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on
10 august, 16:19Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage
09 august, 16:59Russia-Turkey feud: from jet downing to making up
08 august, 15:57Kazakhstan vows to send Gulen-linked 'terror' suspects to Turkey
08 august, 15:50Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
05 august, 16:02China willing to reach 'understanding' with Vatican
05 august, 15:31Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
03 august, 16:38China's online population exceeds 700 million
02 august, 17:42Boxing: Brook to 'shock the world' in Golovkin title bout
02 august, 17:11Turkey warns Kazakhstan over Gulen-linked schools
02 august, 17:04Olympics: Weightlifting's doping crackdown for Rio
01 august, 17:54London issues first offshore rupee bond
01 august, 17:34Kyrgyzstan's president backs referendum on constitution
28 july, 16:57KazMunaiGas threatens action over Romania refinery seizure
27 july, 17:42Police, cyber firms tackle 'ransomware' hacking threat
25 july, 15:1215-hour mega jam in UK as France ups border checks
25 july, 14:51Syrian migrant killed by own bomb near German music festival
21 july, 15:11IS can be conduit for psychopaths' violent desires: experts
19 july, 17:51Five dead in Kazakhstan 'terror' attacks on police
14 july, 15:40Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters
14 july, 15:21Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction
13 july, 17:10Theresa May prepares to take over as Brexit PM
13 july, 17:02Google says anti-privacy effort has delivered $2 bn
11 july, 14:36Brook to face feared Kazakhstan's boxer Golovkin
08 july, 17:23Chevron announces $36.8 bn Kazakh oil expansion
08 july, 15:16Snipers kill five police at US protest over shootings
04 july, 14:04Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
04 july, 13:30Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
01 july, 17:01Kazakhstan, Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia win UN council seats
27 june, 15:24India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SCO security bloc
24 june, 17:37Merkel warns EU against kneejerk reaction to Brexit
24 june, 15:18Britain votes to leave EU, PM resigns
23 june, 14:44Kazakhstan weightlifting team facing Rio ban over doping
22 june, 17:09Kazakh president appoints new administration chief
21 june, 17:24EU agrees anti-tax evasion deal
20 june, 15:40World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China
16 june, 17:15Kazakh champion Ilyin among 10 new doping failures
15 june, 15:44China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea
15 june, 15:35France becomes first major nation to ratify UN climate deal
14 june, 14:59'Enormous' inventories to keep lid on oil price: IEA
13 june, 16:37Kazakhstan says all gunmen behind attacks arrested
13 june, 16:04Kazakh president says deadly attacks organised 'from abroad'
13 june, 14:48Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies, including Kazakhstan
08 june, 17:2213 killed in Kazakh 'anti-terror' raid after shootings
08 june, 16:53Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study
08 june, 16:46US obesity epidemic grows in all ages
07 june, 16:52Xinjiang residents must submit DNA for passports
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