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Kazakh women's chess team. ©Daniyar Ashirov
Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup

Kazakhstan’s national chess team has become third at the classical chess Asia Nations Cup 2016.

Kazakhstan third at Asian Nations Chess Cup
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 to introduce visa free entry for developed countries

Kazakhstan plans to simplify visa procedures for 34 OECD countries, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Singapore and Monaco.

Kazakhstan to introduce visa free entry for developed countries
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates face regional divisions, but will struggle to find common ground.

Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
Kerry in Abu Dhabi for talks on Syria peace plan
Kerry in Abu Dhabi for talks on Syria peace plan

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Abu Dhabi to meet his Emirati counterparts on efforts to build a Syrian opposition coalition to lead peace talks with the Damascus regime.

Kerry in Abu Dhabi for talks on Syria peace plan
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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
Indian premier discusses cooperation with UAE
Indian premier discusses cooperation with UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks Sunday with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on bolstering cooperation with the United Arab Emirates at the start of a two-day visit.

Indian premier discusses cooperation with UAE
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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
The new King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Photo © RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev congratulates Saudi Arabia's new King Salman

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to the new King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Nazarbayev congratulates Saudi Arabia's new King Salman
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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Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Nursultan Nazarbayev has met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
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Visa free entrance may be extended till October 2015

Kazakhstani Tourism Association has suggested extending visa free entrance for 10 countries till October 2015.

Visa free entrance may be extended till October 2015
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Kazakhstan to assemble and test space vehicles starting from 2016

Yousef Al Sheibani, Director of the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), is among those visiting space facilities in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan to assemble and test space vehicles starting from 2016
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Russian Katyusha Cycling Team to participate in Tour of Almaty-2014

Russian cycling team Katyusha will participate in the one day international road cycling competition Tour of Almaty-2014.

Russian Katyusha Cycling Team to participate in Tour of Almaty-2014
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Kazakhstan to expand cooperation with OPEC

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian oil producer, will expand its cooperation with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Kazakhstan to expand cooperation with OPEC
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10 countries granted visa free entrance to Kazakhstan for one year

Kazakhstan opens visa-free entry for ten countries starting July 15, 2014 to July 15, 2015.

10 countries granted visa free entrance to Kazakhstan for one year
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Ministry of Transport explains high costs of domestic flights in Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan has responded to complaints about costliness of domestic flights air tickets.

Ministry of Transport explains high costs of domestic flights in Kazakhstan