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Stillframe from 2014 Emirates Airline Documentary on Youtube. Photo courtesy of Emirates Airline
Emirates postpones launch of world's longest flight

Emirates Airline, which was to launch what it called the world's longest non-stop flight this month, postponed those plans for a year.

Emirates postpones launch of world's longest flight
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Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy

Anuarbek Musin, Commissioner General for the national section at the EXPO 2015 has received the flag for the upcoming EXPO-2017 that is to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy
Photo courtesy of Ministry of Defense
Kazakhstan to cooperate with UAE in defense and space

Kazakhstan plans to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in defense and space industries.

Kazakhstan to cooperate with UAE in defense and space
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Kazakhstan citizen wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free lottery

Omar Samalikov from Kazakhstan has become the 198th winner of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire lottery in Dubai and also a cash prize of 1 million dollars.

Kazakhstan citizen wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free lottery
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Kazakh man who tapped policewoman in Dubai handed prison term for 'molestation'

A Kazakh man has been handed out a three-month sentence for molestation of a policewoman in Dubai.

Kazakh man who tapped policewoman in Dubai handed prison term for 'molestation'
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Astana to learn from Dubai in becoming financial center

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev declared that Astana will become a Eurasian financial center by learning from Dubai.

Astana to learn from Dubai in becoming financial center
Photo courtesy of yourmiddleeast.com.
Kazakhstani accused of molestation for tapping policewoman on shoulder in Dubai

Mr Baimoldin, a 49-year-old Kazakhstani, is facing 6 months in jail for touching an Emirati policewoman on the shoulder in Dubai, UAE.

Kazakhstani accused of molestation for tapping policewoman on shoulder in Dubai
Zarina Diyas. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas beats World No.10 at tournament in Dubai

Kazakhstan's No.1 Zarina Diyas has defeated World No.10 Andrea Petkovic in the second round of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas beats World No.10 at tournament in Dubai
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Pro Team Astana presented in Dubai

A new lineup of Kazakhstan's Pro Team Astana has been presented in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Pro Team Astana presented in Dubai
Moldir Kassimova and Rauan Rakimzhanov. Photo form personal archives
Kazakhstani ballroom dancers win youth competition in Dubai

Kazakhstani dancers Moldir Kassimova and Rauan Rakimzhanov have won the Grand Prix of the Robin Good International Festival in Dubai.

Kazakhstani ballroom dancers win youth competition in Dubai
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Kazakhstan’s President arrives in Dubai to attend 10th World Islamic Economic Forum

The World Islamic Economic Forum started off from a modest beginning as the OIC Business Forum, which was held on 15th October 2003, in conjunction with the tenth OIC Summit in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Kazakhstan’s President arrives in Dubai to attend 10th World Islamic Economic Forum
Bibissara Assaubayeva. Photo ©kazchess.kz
10 y.o. Bibissara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan wins Juniors Chess Championship

Little Kazakhstani Miss Bibissara Assaubayeva, 10, has won the 13th Dubai Juniors Chess Championship 2014.

10 y.o. Bibissara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan wins Juniors Chess Championship
Photo a courtesy of Capital Bank
TAIB Bank changes name to Capital Bank

TAIB Kazakh Bank has changed its name to Capital Bank Kazakhstan after changing hands.

TAIB Bank changes name to Capital Bank
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Kazakhstani short movie wins at Dubai International Film Festival

Kazakhstani film director Askhat Kuchichirekov’s debut film Benzin Bitti (Gasoline is Over) won the Best Film in Muhr AsiaAfrica Short category at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Kazakhstani short movie wins at Dubai International Film Festival
Fireworks at world's tallest tower as Dubai wins Expo 2020
Fireworks at world's tallest tower as Dubai wins Expo 2020

Dubai beat off opposition from Brazil, Russia and Turkey on Wednesday to win the right to host the 2020 World Expo, sparking celebrations in the Gulf city and a stunning fireworks display at the world's tallest building.

Fireworks at world's tallest tower as Dubai wins Expo 2020
Gulzhan Utesheva. Photo courtesy of mgorod.kz
Details of Kazakhstan nationals' arrest in Dubai unveiled

Two of the men arrested on the night of October 30 in Dubai were natives of Uralsk town in Kazakhstan: Asylbek Shukranov has been living in the UAE for 5 years and Kuanish Uteshev came on a tourist visa with his family.

Details of Kazakhstan nationals' arrest in Dubai unveiled
Dubai property bounces but stirs fears of new bubble
Dubai property bounces but stirs fears of new bubble

Dubai's property sector is making a strong comeback five years after prices in the emirate nosedived, but a surge in demand and bouncing prices have triggered calls to remember the crisis.

Dubai property bounces but stirs fears of new bubble
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time

Kazakhstan's 18-y.o. Putintseva has moved up ten lines thank to her victory in the first round of the Dubai Open.

Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time
Water Polo: Kazakhstan athletes ranked second at Asian Championship
Water Polo: Kazakhstan athletes ranked second at Asian Championship

China’s water polo team won over Kazakhstan on penalty shootout.

Water Polo: Kazakhstan athletes ranked second at Asian Championship
Judge is awarding Kazakhstan synchronized swimmers at Asian Swimming Championship.  Photo courtesy of asiaswimmingfederation.org
Synchronized swimming: Kazakhstan won three bronze medals in Asian Championship

Kazakhstan national synchronized swimming team won three bronze medals at the 9th Asian Swimming Championship.

Synchronized swimming: Kazakhstan won three bronze medals in Asian Championship