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Can Kazakhstan keep Netherlands out of Euro 2016?

Kazakhstan's national football team plays against the Netherlands at the UEFA Euro Qualifiers in Astana on October 10

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Can Kazakhstan keep Netherlands out of Euro 2016?
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Kazakhstan beats Belgium and France in government efficiency ranking of World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum has compiled its Global Competitiveness Ranking; Kazakhstan is ranked 50th out of 144 countries.

Kazakhstan beats Belgium and France in government efficiency ranking of World Economic Forum
Russia 'reviewing' legality of Baltic states independence
Russia 'reviewing' legality of Baltic states independence

Russia's Prosecutor General is reviewing the legality of the independence of the three Baltic countries from the Soviet Union.

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Russia 'reviewing' legality of Baltic states independence
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Nazarbayev congratulates Vejonis on Latvian presidency

President of Kazakhstan has extended his congratulations to the newly elected President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis.

Nazarbayev congratulates Vejonis on Latvian presidency
Latvia elects Green party's Vejonis as president
Latvia elects Green party's Vejonis as president

Latvia's parliament elected Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis as the Baltic state's new president, giving the 28th member of the European Union a Green party head of state.

Latvia elects Green party's Vejonis as president
Latvia to choose president in controversial 'black box' vote
Latvia to choose president in controversial 'black box' vote

Latvia's parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday as the small Baltic NATO and eurozone member weighs security concerns amid heightened tensions with Soviet-era master Russia.

Latvia to choose president in controversial 'black box' vote
Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia
Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia

Russia is to ban fish imports from the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, its food safety watchdog said Friday, citing violations.

Russia to ban fish imports from Latvia, Estonia
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Police frees Kazakh family taken hostage in Latvia

In a special hostage rescue operation, Latvian police has freed a Kazakhstani family of four, who were kept hostage for their expensive property in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Police frees Kazakh family taken hostage in Latvia
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Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers

Halo franchise has made free Halo Online FPS available to Kazakhstan and other former Soviet countries.

Halo Online to be open for Kazakhstani gamers
Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevics. ©REUTERS
EU chair Latvia says Russia 'more open' to Ukraine solution

Latvia said Russia seemed more open to a negotiated solution over the conflict in Ukraine, raising the prospect of an easing of sanctions against Moscow.

EU chair Latvia says Russia 'more open' to Ukraine solution
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Latvian official suprised at high prices in Astana

A Latvian official has been surprised at the high prices in Astana.

Latvian official suprised at high prices in Astana
Latvia centre-right coalition scores victory: exit polls
Latvia centre-right coalition scores victory: exit polls

Latvia's ruling centre-right coalition led by Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma scored a resounding majority in elections.

Latvia centre-right coalition scores victory: exit polls
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Baltics most vulnerable to Russia food sanctions: EBRD

Lithuania and fellow Baltic states Estonia and Latvia are the countries most vulnerable to a Russian block on EU food exports.

Baltics most vulnerable to Russia food sanctions: EBRD
Latvia's former KGB headquarters gives up its dark secrets
Latvia's former KGB headquarters gives up its dark secrets

The "House on the Corner" was one of the most feared places during Soviet times, but now people are keen to uncover its dark secrets.

Latvia's former KGB headquarters gives up its dark secrets
EU summit fails to reach deal on top jobs
EU summit fails to reach deal on top jobs

EU leaders failed to reach agreement as their summit ended early Thursday over who should get the top jobs to steer the 28-nation bloc over the next five years.

EU summit fails to reach deal on top jobs
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Echo of Asia circus festival in Astana

International Circus Festival Echo of Asia was taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan from 1 to 8 July.

Echo of Asia circus festival in Astana
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France to send fighter jets for NATO Baltics patrols

Four French fighter jets will join NATO air patrols over the Baltics starting on Sunday, France's chief of defense staff said Wednesday during a visit to Washington.

France to send fighter jets for NATO Baltics patrols
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills

The United States is deploying about 600 troops to Poland and the Baltics to underscore its commitment to NATO allies amid tensions with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, the Pentagon said.

US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
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Fireworks but no joy as Latvia joins eurozone

Fireworks will light up the skies above Riga when Latvia adopts the euro on January 1, but on the ground the feeling will be far from festive among those fearing the impact of the switch.

Fireworks but no joy as Latvia joins eurozone
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Kazakhstan hockey team skates into semi finals of Universiade

The Kazakhstan hockey team has qualified for the semi finals of the Universiade in Tretino, Italy.

Kazakhstan hockey team skates into semi finals of Universiade