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Astana railroad station. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Chinese part derailed freight train in Kazakhstan

A freight train ran off the track near Astana and caused delays of 17 passenger trains in both directions.

Chinese part derailed freight train in Kazakhstan
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221 women head administrations in Kazakhstan

Of course, men rule the world. But men are ruled by women anyway: Nursultan Nazarbayev.

221 women head administrations in Kazakhstan
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Arcelor Mittal Temirtau mine cave in blocks four in Karaganda oblast

Coal mine roof collapsed 18 meters inwards from the mine face leaving 4 people under the debris.

Arcelor Mittal Temirtau mine cave in blocks four in Karaganda oblast
New Akim of Karaganda appointed

Meiram Smagulov has been appointed new Akim (Mayor) of Karaganda.

New Akim of Karaganda appointed
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Kazakhstan farmers call for state of emergency

Kazakhstan farmers have sent a letter to the government and President asking to declare the state of emergency in several regions of the country.

Kazakhstan farmers call for state of emergency
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New cathedral inaugurated in Karaganda

Opening of the new cathedral in Karaganda is a thrilling event not only for Kazakhstan, but for the whole Central Asia: Cardinal Sodano.

New cathedral inaugurated in Karaganda
Carved chess. ©RIA Novosti
Chess became part of school curriculum in Karaganda schools

Karaganda city authorities decided to introduce chess into the school curriculum after Kirsan Ilyumzhinov's (FIDE President) visit.

Chess became part of school curriculum in Karaganda schools
Kazakhstan's boxer and Olympic champion Serik Sapiyev. Photo courtesy of bnews.kz
Olympic champion Sapiyev enrolled at Karaganda State Technical University

Kazakhstan's boxer Serik Sapiyev will become a miner, however he is undecided yet what field of work to choose.

Olympic champion Sapiyev enrolled at Karaganda State Technical University
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Kazakhstan to get 5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers

5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers will be created in the existing oncology centers in Almaty, Semey, Karaganda, Aktobe and Astana: Minister.

Kazakhstan to get 5 regional high-tech radiation oncology centers
Serik Sapiyev. ©REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Karaganda Boxing Center named after Serik Sapiyev

The authorities of Karaganda oblast decided to name Karaganda Boxing Center after Olympic champion Serik Sapiyev.

Karaganda Boxing Center named after Serik Sapiyev
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$600 thousand stolen from Karaganda church

A group of men have robbed a local Orthodox church for 90 million tenge ($600 thousand) in Karaganda.

$600 thousand stolen from Karaganda church
Chairman of the Land Resources Management Agency Kadirkhan Otarov
Kazakhstan mulls to raise land tax

Final decision will be made in a few days: official.

Kazakhstan mulls to raise land tax
Bessoba residential comples. Photo by Sergey Perkhalskiy©
Bessoba residential complex will be demolished: Karaganda Mayor

In the nearest time we will start demolishing the unfinished buildings No.3 and 4. Buildings No.5, 6 and 7 will be demolished as well: Baurzhan Abdishev.

Bessoba residential complex will be demolished: Karaganda Mayor
Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Karaganda bikers held unauthorized rally

Karaganda bikers are requesting to remove 32 road signs banging motorbikes from the city’s main streets.

Karaganda bikers held unauthorized rally
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Kazakhstan government will help famers suffering from drought

Kazakhstan Agriculture Ministry is working on measures to support farmers in relation to the severe drought in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan government will help famers suffering from drought
Photo by Renat Tashkinbayev©
Cracks in Bessoba buildings are not widening: Karaganda administration

Karaganda experts have found no deviations in the framework of the buildings in Bessoba residential complex.

Cracks in Bessoba buildings are not widening: Karaganda administration
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev discussed drought with Agriculture Minister

This agricultural year is spent amid drought conditions. This is happening not only in our country, but also in Russia, U.S. and Europe: Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev discussed drought with Agriculture Minister
At the accident site in Bessoba complex. Photo courtesy of Sergey Perkhalskiy©
Another 5-storey Bessoba building collapsing in Karaganda

An unfinished multi-storey building in Bessoba residential complex in Karaganda has lurched to one side. It is likely to follow the 5-storey building that collapsed on April 6.

Another 5-storey Bessoba building collapsing in Karaganda
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Fraudsters left 110 Kazakhstan students without Work and Travel

110 young people paid Katrin Work and Travel agency over $2,000 each but did not go to the U.S. for summer vacation.

Fraudsters left 110 Kazakhstan students without Work and Travel
Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012
Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012

Karaganda and Aktobe railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by the end of Q3 2012: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.

Kazakhstan railroad stations will get Wi-Fi by fall 2012