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Screenshot from Prikluchenie (Adventure). Photo courtesy of cinemas-asie.com
Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival

Kazakhstani film director Nariman Torebayev is presenting his 'free interpretation' of Dostoevsky’s White Nights under the title Prikluchenie (Adventure) at the Vesoul international film festival of Asian Cinema’s (FICA) in France.

Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival
Zarina Diyas at the Federation Cup. Photo ©  Dwi Ari Seryadi/fedcup.com
Diyas and Shvedova bring victories to Kazakhstan over China and Chinese Taipei

Kazakhstani tennis players Yaroslava Shvedova and Zarina Diyas brought victory to the Kazakhstan team with 2:1 against China at the Federation Cup.

Diyas and Shvedova bring victories to Kazakhstan over China and Chinese Taipei
Illustration. ©Tengrinews.kz
A baby is born every 113 seconds in Kazakhstan

One person is born every 113 seconds and one person dies each 200 seconds in Kazakhstan.

A baby is born every 113 seconds in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz
Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan to construct underwater segment of TASIM

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have reached an agreement to construct the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) underwater segment.

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan to construct underwater segment of TASIM
What to expect in Kazakhstan in 2015?
What to expect in Kazakhstan in 2015?

2014 has come to an end, so it is time to weigh in on what's going to happen in the New Year of 2015.

What to expect in Kazakhstan in 2015?
Majilis ©Daniyal Okassov
Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies double tax treaty between Kazakhstan and Qatar

Majilis, a lower chamber of Kazakhstan's Parliament, has considered the Tax Treaty between Kazakhstan and Qatar to avoid double taxation.

Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies double tax treaty between Kazakhstan and Qatar
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev sends condolences to Pakistan's President over terrorist attack

Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain with condolences over the terrorist attack in Pakistan’s city of Peshawar.

Nazarbayev sends condolences to Pakistan's President over terrorist attack
Photo courtesy of the press service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
Kazakh railways head holds talks with his Chinese counterpart

President of Kazakhstan's national railway company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Askar Mamin held bilateral talks with Director General of Chinese Railways Sheng Guangji. Two cooperation documents were signed.

Kazakh railways head holds talks with his Chinese counterpart
© akorda.kz
Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting

Kazakhstan hosted the meeting of the heads of governments of SCO member states in Astana yesterday.

Kazakhstan hosts SCO heads of governments meeting
Great Wall of China ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan plans to explore Chinese experience in tourism

Kazakhstan plans to explore Chinese experience in tourism.

Kazakhstan plans to explore Chinese experience in tourism
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. ©REUTERS
Uzbek President marks Nazarbayev's farsighted approach

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov has marked the farsighted approach of Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Uzbek President marks Nazarbayev's farsighted approach
Igor Svirid. Photo © onefc.com.
Kazakhstani MMA fighter Svirid wins Middlweight World Champion title in Singapore

Kazakhstani MMA fighter Igor “Lion Heart” Svirid won the Middlweight World Champion title in the ONE FC (ONE Fighting Championship) championship in Singapore on November 7.

Kazakhstani MMA fighter Svirid wins Middlweight World Champion title in Singapore
©Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstan and Japan develop ties

A direct flight between Kazakhstan and Japan may be launched to facilitate the development of bilateral ties.

Kazakhstan and Japan develop ties
'Premature' to talk of US troop cuts in Asia: Kerry
'Premature' to talk of US troop cuts in Asia: Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry said it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea.

'Premature' to talk of US troop cuts in Asia: Kerry
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev © akorda.kz
Nursultan Nazarbayev to take part in Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) that will take place in Milan, Italy on October 16-17.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to take part in Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy
Photo courtesy of vecher.kz
Olympics is a celebration of sport, not vanity fair: Kazakh expert

Kazakhstani expert Nurlan Nurov talks about the possibility of Kazakhstan hosting the Olympics 2022 and the financial aspect of the endeavour.

Olympics is a celebration of sport, not vanity fair: Kazakh expert
Mikhail Gorbachev. Photo courtesy of  zn.ua
Nazarbayev speaks of Perestroika and Chinese reforms

During Samruk Kazyna Transformation Forum president of Kazakhstan has spoken about the defficiencies of Gorbachev's Perestroika and the successes of Chinese reforms.

Nazarbayev speaks of Perestroika and Chinese reforms
Kazakhstani boxer win 6 gold medals at Asian Games
Kazakhstani boxer win 6 gold medals at Asian Games

Kazakhstani boxers won six gold, one silver and one bronze medals at the Asian Games in Incheon.

Kazakhstani boxer win 6 gold medals at Asian Games
The Owners. Screenshot from the film.
Yerzhanov's The Owners hits Busan International Film Festival

Kazakhstani filmmaker Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners has been selected for Busan International Film Festival.

Yerzhanov's The Owners hits Busan International Film Festival
Afghan students ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan mulls extension of education program for Afghan citizens

Kazakhstan mulls extending its education program for citizens of Afghanistan.

Kazakhstan mulls extension of education program for Afghan citizens