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U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth J. Fairfax. Photo courtesy of business-in-asia.com
U.S. Ambassador thanked Kazakhstan government on behalf of American people

U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth J. Fairfax gave a speech during celebration of the 50th anniversary of USAID.

U.S. Ambassador thanked Kazakhstan government on behalf of American people
Kazakhstan citizen murdered in New York over iPhone
Kazakhstan citizen murdered in New York over iPhone

Kazakhstan citizen Viktor Kolodia was murdered by an unidentified group of people over an iPhone in Brooklyn, New York.

Kazakhstan citizen murdered in New York over iPhone
The WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran
Palestinians get 'digital' food

WFP has been providing the most vulnerable people with e-cards. They can get 9 food items in selected shops.

Palestinians get 'digital' food
Tatyana Potemkina. hoto courtesy of rus.azattyk.org
Kazakhstan sportswoman set new world record at the Kettlebell Championship

Tatyana Potemkina from Temirtau has set a new world record at the Kettlebell World Championship in New York.

Kazakhstan sportswoman set new world record at the Kettlebell Championship
The sculpture, presented to Almaty by Tuscon residents. ©Dmitry Khegay
PHOTO: American Tucson gifted an apple-cactus to Almaty

Residents of Tucson, AZ, gifted to Almaty a sculpture that represents close relationships between the two sister cities.

PHOTO: American Tucson gifted an apple-cactus to Almaty
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Russia asked Kazakhstan to tighten control over US meat quality

Such measures are related to discovery of E.ColiO157:H7 collibacillus in ground beef from Kansas, USA.

Russia asked Kazakhstan to tighten control over US meat quality
Genetics scientists. ©REUTERS/Jo Yong hak
Kazakhstan geneticist bred embryo of chicken with crocodile's head

"Crocochicken" was bred by Kazakhstan resident Arkhat Abzhanov, head of Harvard genetics laboratory.

Kazakhstan geneticist bred embryo of chicken with crocodile's head
Zhanar Aitzhanova. By Yaroslav Radlovsky ©
Kazakhstan and USA complete talks on US services accessing Kazakh markets as part of Kazakhstan’s efforts to access the WTO

Kazakhstan plans to complete negotiations on accession into the WTO before the end of 2012.

Kazakhstan and USA complete talks on US services accessing Kazakh markets as part of Kazakhstan’s efforts to access the WTO
Kazakhstani sportswoman became World Powerlifting champion
Kazakhstani sportswoman became World Powerlifting champion

Natalia Kuzmina, an alumni of Rudnyi Children and Youth Sport's School became World Powerlifting Champion.

Kazakhstani sportswoman became World Powerlifting champion
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Caspionet started broadcasting in the U.S.

Starting from September 19, 2011, programs of Kazakhstan national satellite channel are available for residents of 28 countries of North America.

Caspionet started broadcasting in the U.S.
Storm in the Mexican Gulf. ©REUTERS/STRINGER Mexico
Information about Kazakh oilman missing in Mexican Gulf not confirmed

Information about a Kazakh oilworker missing after Tropical Storm Nate in the Mexican Gulf was not confirmed.

Information about Kazakh oilman missing in Mexican Gulf not confirmed
Astana announced its team for Quebec and Montreal races
Astana announced its team for Quebec and Montreal races

Kazakhstan cycling team Astana announced the squad for two Canadian Grand Prix races.

Astana announced its team for Quebec and Montreal races
Voskoboeva and Shvedova reached third round of US Open Doubles
Voskoboeva and Shvedova reached third round of US Open Doubles

Kazakhstan tennis professionals Yaroslava Shvedova and Galina Voskoboeva reached the third round of the US Open Doubles.

Voskoboeva and Shvedova reached third round of US Open Doubles
Zhazira Nurkhodzhayeva's dinner gown, swimwear and national costume. ©Juni Banico
PHOTO: Kazakh participant of Miss Asia USA-2011 won Best Dressed award

Miss Asia USA-2011 beauty contest was held in the U.S. Kazakh-born Zhazira Nurkhodzhayeva took part in the competition.

PHOTO: Kazakh participant of Miss Asia USA-2011 won Best Dressed award
Galina Voskoboeva. ©REUTERS/Mark Blinch
Voskoboeva is 48 lines up in WTA ranking in one week

Kazakhstan professional tennis player Galina Voskoboeva has moved 48 lines up in the updated Women Tennis Association ranking.

Voskoboeva is 48 lines up in WTA ranking in one week
New US ambassador to Kazakhstan Kennet J. Fairfax . Photo courtesy of business-in-asia.com
New U.S. ambassador on the way to Kazakhstan

New ambassador of the United States to Kazakhstan will arrive in Astana on August 24.

New U.S. ambassador on the way to Kazakhstan
The Caspian Sea. ©RIA Novosti
The Caspian Sea got on the list of “irreplaceable” ecosystems of the world

The list also includes Lake Baikal, Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River basin, the Mediterranean Sea, the Yangdze, Indus and Gang Rivers, San Felix and Juan Fernández islands and the Kerguelen Archipelago.

The Caspian Sea got on the list of “irreplaceable” ecosystems of the world
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Astana Arlans to start WSB season with fight against Los Angeles Matadors

The fight has been scheduled for June 11 in the US. The Kazakh boxers are also expected to face Dinamo Moscow, Milano Thunder, Pohang Poseidons and Mumbai teams this season.

Astana Arlans to start WSB season with fight against Los Angeles Matadors
Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington
Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington

Yaroslava Shvedova coupled with Sania Mirza won the finals of the Washington Open.

Shvedova won US Open doubles in Washington
The meeting with U.S. Special Representative M.Grossman. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Massimov met US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

They discussed bilateral cooperation in the framework of international organizations.

Massimov met US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan