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Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five

An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.

Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five
Illustration © Tengrinews.kz
86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan

Prosecutor General’s Office has reported 86 suicide cases among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan
Photo © Tengrinews.kz
Two-seat helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan

A two-seat helicopter has crashed in Almaty Oblast near Taldykurgan in southern Kazakhstan.

Two-seat helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan
Photo © tengrinews.kz
Mayors of Almaty, Astana and Oblasts appointed

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree appointing the Akims of Astana, Almaty and Oblasts.

Mayors of Almaty, Astana and Oblasts appointed
Still from the video showing a man freeze in mall
Man freezes in Kazakhstan mall

A strange incident involving a man who froze in a shopping mall has occured in Kazakhstan.

Man freezes in Kazakhstan mall
Photo  © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim

UK based marketing agency Captive Minds and Inge Solheim want to organize a film festival in the mountains of Almaty.

Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim
During the contest.
Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest

16-year-old Innara Yussupova, a Kazakh model from OK-models agency in Astana, has won the Grand Prix at the Face of Central Asia beauty contest.

Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest
Photo courtesy of vk.com/kzmma
Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament

The Royal Plaza Alash Pride vol.3 international tournament in mixed martial arts has ended in Kapshagai near Kazakhstan's Almaty.

Kazakhstani fighter Tleuov wins MMA tournament
Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz
International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan

MMA RPAP vol.3 international tournament has opened on February 20 in Kapshagay, a town near Almaty in Kazakhstan.

International MMA tournament kicks off in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense press office
Kazakhstan armed forces to conduct Steppe Eagle 2015 peacekeeping drills with USA

Kazakhstan’s peacekeeping battalions will conduct the Steppe Eagle 2015 exercise near Almaty together with US armed forces.

Kazakhstan armed forces to conduct Steppe Eagle 2015 peacekeeping drills with USA
Photo courtesy of taxi-online.kiev.ua
Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only

Air taxi had started operating in Almaty and Astana.

Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only
Photo courtesy of BNews.kz
Astana and Almaty avail of government investments

Astana, Almaty and Almaty Oblast receive the largest portion of the public investments in Kazakhstan.

Astana and Almaty avail of government investments
Photo courtesy of gazeta.kz
Almaty-Baiserke-Talgar gas pipeline launched in Almaty Oblast

Almaty-Baiserke-Talgar gas pipeline has started working in Almaty Oblast.

Almaty-Baiserke-Talgar gas pipeline launched in Almaty Oblast
Sukhoi Su-27. Photo courtesy of  ©greg-bedenko.com
Military aircraft crashes in Kazakhstan

A military aircraft has crashed in Kazakhstan's Almaty Oblast killing both pilots. Causes are being investigated and the issue of air security in Kazakhstan is once again at the forefront.

Military aircraft crashes in Kazakhstan
© Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Sugar refinery to be built in Almaty Oblast

A sugar factory with a capacity of 100 thousand tons per season will be built in Almaty Oblast.

Sugar refinery to be built in Almaty Oblast
New Akim of Almaty Oblast Amandyk Batalov. Photo courtesy of  rus.azattyq.org
New Almaty Oblast Governor appointed

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has introduced the new Akim (Governor) of Almaty Oblast during his official visit.

New Almaty Oblast Governor appointed
Almaty. Photo ©almaty.kz
Almaty welcomes you to celebrate its birthday throughout September

As September, the month of festivities is approaching, Almaty is preparing for a month long celebration of the City Day.

Almaty welcomes you to celebrate its birthday throughout September
Photo © RIA Novosti
Less than half of wheat in good condition: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture has reported on the quality of crops and yields of different regions of Kazakhstan.

Less than half of wheat in good condition: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture
Almaty city administration. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Development of Almaty city master plan postponed

Development of a new master plan of Almaty city will be completed in the end of 2015, a year later than planned.

Development of Almaty city master plan postponed
View from the dam ©Dmitry Khegai
Mudflow aftermath remedied near Almaty

The temporary check dam at the Talgar river meant to regulate water flow into irrigation channels destroyed by July 17 mudflood is being reconstructed.

Mudflow aftermath remedied near Almaty