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Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study
Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study

Italy was the biggest exporter and producer of wine in the world in 2015, while the United States consumed the most of Italian wine.

Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study
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Man freezes in Kazakhstan mall

A strange incident involving a man who froze in a shopping mall has occured in Kazakhstan.

Man freezes in Kazakhstan mall
EU moves closer to counting calories in alcoholic drinks
EU moves closer to counting calories in alcoholic drinks

Health conscious tipplers may be closer to finding out just how many calories they are imbibing as consumer advocates push for EU nutritional labelling on alcoholic drinks.

EU moves closer to counting calories in alcoholic drinks
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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF

A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.

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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF
Indian state of Kerala announces alcohol ban
Indian state of Kerala announces alcohol ban

Authorities in Kerala have announced a ban on alcohol to tackle a growing abuse problem in the southern Indian state.

Indian state of Kerala announces alcohol ban
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Tengrinews experiment: who follows alcohol prohibition law?

Tengrinews reporters decided to conduct a small experiment to check if shop assistants followed the new law that prohibits alcohol sales after 9 p.m.

Tengrinews experiment: who follows alcohol prohibition law?
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Kazakhstan extends ban on alcohol sales after daylight

Strong and light alcoholic beverages in Kazakhstan are now sold at different times of day.

Kazakhstan extends ban on alcohol sales after daylight
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World Cup brings global trail of carnage

The hangover goes around the globe like a Mexican wave -- a trail of destructive and sometimes deadly celebration is left after every win and the World Cup 'sickie' has become an epidemic.

World Cup brings global trail of carnage
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No alcohol sales after 9pm in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has banned alcohol sales between 9 p.m. and noon.

No alcohol sales after 9pm in Kazakhstan
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European alcohol ban in Kazakhstan a hasty decision: KazAlko

KazAlko Association considers ban of European alcohol import to Kazakhstan a hasty decision.

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European alcohol ban in Kazakhstan a hasty decision: KazAlko
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Kazakhstan bans European alcohol import

Kazakhstan will introduce a temporary ban on import of alcohol from a number of foreign countries that do not meet the Customs Union standards.

Kazakhstan bans European alcohol import
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Powdered alcohol poised to hit US stores

Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.

Powdered alcohol poised to hit US stores
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Alcohol ads ban: nearly 100 websites closed in Kazakhstan

92 websites have been banned by Kazakhstan courts for violating the law prohibiting advertisement of alcohol.

Alcohol ads ban: nearly 100 websites closed in Kazakhstan
Police Sergeant Berik Tasybayev. ©Tengrinews.kz
Drunk police officer kills two in car accident in Astana

A Mercedes driving at an extremely high speed crashed into a BMW-7 in Astana killing two. A police patrol sergeant Berik Tasybaev was driving the Mercedes. He was drunk.

Drunk police officer kills two in car accident in Astana
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Air Astana alcohol control: family denied boarding

Air Astana did not let a whole family onboard due to “destructive” behavior of the father.

Air Astana alcohol control: family denied boarding
Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt
Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt

Turkey scrambled two F-16 jets Friday to force down an airliner from Ukraine when an apparently drunk would-be hijacker ordered it to Sochi where the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was underway.

Turkish F-16s scrambled for 'drunken' Sochi hijack attempt
Kazakhstan doubles floor prices for strong alcoholic beverages

Earlier the country’s Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov announced plans to increase floor prices for alcoholic beverages three times by 2016.

Kazakhstan doubles floor prices for strong alcoholic beverages
Bieber busted in Miami for DUI in drag racing incident
Bieber busted in Miami for DUI in drag racing incident

Pop star Justin Bieber was charged with driving under the influence after police caught him drag racing in Miami Beach early Thursday -- allegedly after drinking and smoking marijuana.

Bieber busted in Miami for DUI in drag racing incident
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Aaron Harris
Toronto 'crack mayor' caught out on new video

A new video surfaced Tuesday showing Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor -- who pledged to stay off alcohol after admissions of crack smoking and binge drinking -- in an apparent drunken stupor.

Toronto 'crack mayor' caught out on new video
Chiara de Blasio. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid
NYC first daughter confesses to drug, alcohol abuse

The teenage daughter of New York's incoming mayor confessed on Christmas Eve to smoking pot and underage drinking in a video aimed at helping others battling depression.

NYC first daughter confesses to drug, alcohol abuse