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Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged

Warm weather and rains have given way to winds and blizzards in Astana.

Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged
NASA delays spacewalk to Saturday to analyze spacesuit
NASA delays spacewalk to Saturday to analyze spacesuit

The start of a series of spacewalks to carry out major work at the International Space Station will be delayed by a day to Saturday so NASA can investigate a spacesuits problem.

NASA delays spacewalk to Saturday to analyze spacesuit
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Dozens of flights delayed in Astana, Almaty

Poor weather conditions and delays of arrivals force Astana and Almaty airports to reschedule flights.

Dozens of flights delayed in Astana, Almaty
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Canadian woman's letter arrives -- after 45-year delay

A 45-year-old letter mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the ancient correspondence from her younger sister decades after it was sent, Canadian media reported.

Canadian woman's letter arrives -- after 45-year delay
Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer
Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer

Guineans will on Saturday vote in the first parliamentary elections in the troubled west African nation in over a decade, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.

Guinea to elect parliament as ethnic tensions simmer
200 Air Astana passengers stuck in Frankfurt
200 Air Astana passengers stuck in Frankfurt

A serious delay of Air Astana flights was caused by a breakdown of its Boeing-767 aircraft.

200 Air Astana passengers stuck in Frankfurt
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Storm Sandy delays global launch of Titanic II

The flamboyant Australian mining magnate behind the building of the Titanic II said Friday a New York gala to unveil plans for the vessel would be delayed out of respect for the victims of super storm Sandy.

Storm Sandy delays global launch of Titanic II
Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde
Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Monday that delays in implementing Greece's bailout program, including privatization, have expanded the country's financing shortfall.

Delays have left Greece with finance gap: Lagarde
Megaupload N. Zealand extradition case delayed
Megaupload N. Zealand extradition case delayed

Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom's extradition case against US authorities has been delayed until next year amid legal wrangling in New Zealand over evidence disclosure.

Megaupload N. Zealand extradition case delayed
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Plane failure has over 200 Kazakhstan citizens stuck in Hainan for 3 days

Over 200 Kazakhstan citizens have been unable to leave Sanya airport at the south of Hainan island for 3 days because of the plane damage.

Plane failure has over 200 Kazakhstan citizens stuck in Hainan for 3 days
Minister of Transport and Communications Berik Kamaliyev. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Minister of Transport and Communications critisized Air Astana for flight delays

Main reasons behind delays are late arrivals of aircrafts (64 percent), aircrafts failures (9 percent) and weather conditions in airports (8 percent): Minister.

Minister of Transport and Communications critisized Air Astana for flight delays
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Kazakh company to pay $5 million to Kyrgyzstan

Summer Gold will pay $5.1 million to Kyrgyzstan for delays in construction of a gold plant. Kyrgyz government intentionally hindered construction, the company says.

Kazakh company to pay $5 million to Kyrgyzstan