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Gasoline prices spike in Kazakhstan

Gasoline prices have grown 11-12% in Kazakhstan in one step.

Gasoline prices spike in Kazakhstan
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo courtesy of social media website
Sabina Altynbekova turns down modeling offers from Taiwan

Sabina Altynbekova, a kawaii from Kazakhstan, has turned down offers from Taiwanese modelling agencies.

Sabina Altynbekova turns down modeling offers from Taiwan
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov. Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit ASEAN countries

Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerlan Idrissov is going to visited ASEAN countries.

Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit ASEAN countries
Kaisar ©Roza Yesenkulova
Kazakh in top 20 of Chinese singing contest

Kaysar, an ethnic Kazakh living in China, has made it into the top 20 of a singing contest in China.

Kazakh in top 20 of Chinese singing contest
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo from facebook community of Sabina Altynbekova
Kazakh kawaii Sabina Altynbekova wants no modeling, just sports

Sabina Altynbekova, a kawaii from Kazakhstan, that has won hearts and eyes of the entire South-Eastern Asia is not up for modelling.

Kazakh kawaii Sabina Altynbekova wants no modeling, just sports
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Kazakhstan expedition: Kashgar today and before

An expedition from Kazakhstan has compared the way Kashgar is now with the way it was described 150 years ago.

Kazakhstan expedition: Kashgar today and before
Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia
Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia

The scaly-skinned pangolin is under threat in Gabon as demand for the small mammal surges in Asia, where it is used in traditional medicine.

Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia
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Publications in pseudoscientific journals damage reputation of Kazakhstani scholars

The Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan has acknowledged that a significant part of the articles of Kazakhstani scientists published abroad in the past two years appeared in psedoscientific journals.

Publications in pseudoscientific journals damage reputation of Kazakhstani scholars
In Kuchar ©Vladimir Prokopenko
On the way to Kashgar: Prince, Buddhism, Canyon and watermelons

Kazakh expedition group has reached Kashgar, making several pleasant discoveries along the way.

On the way to Kashgar: Prince, Buddhism, Canyon and watermelons
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Anti-corruption fight in Kazakhstan is not an easy ride

Kazakhstan holds the 140th place in the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index and struggles to create a comprehensive anti-corruption program.

Anti-corruption fight in Kazakhstan is not an easy ride
Chikungunya test vaccine shows promise: makers
Chikungunya test vaccine shows promise: makers

A candidate vaccine against the joint disease chikungunya showed promise by provoking an immune response in human trials.

Chikungunya test vaccine shows promise: makers
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Putin and Nazarbayev to meet with Poroshenko by August's end

President Nazarbayev's press service informed about the possibility of a meeting between the heads of Customs Union member states and Ukraine.

Putin and Nazarbayev to meet with Poroshenko by August's end
Ulytau ©Saulet Sakenov
Kazakh researchers to explore cradle of nomadic culture

Kazakhstan National Geographic Society has launched an expedition into the epicenter of the nomadic civilization -Ulytau.

Kazakh researchers to explore cradle of nomadic culture
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Ablyazov's former head of security seeks political asylum in Spain

Mukhtar Ablyazov’s former head of security Alexandr Pavlov has requested a political asylum in Spain.

Ablyazov's former head of security seeks political asylum in Spain
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Meteor shower to be witnessed in Kazakhstan

2014 Perseid meteor shower will be visible in Kazakhstan at night today, August 13.

Meteor shower to be witnessed in Kazakhstan
Extended sitting of the Government. ©Turar Kazangapov
Benefits and drawbacks of government reorganisation in Kazakhstan

Tengrinews has interviewed Kazakhstani political experts about the effects of the government reorganisation.

Benefits and drawbacks of government reorganisation in Kazakhstan
Dust storm in Aktau. © <a href="http://www.lada.kz/" target="_blank">Lada</a>
Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity

A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity.

Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity
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Elevator manufacturing plant unveiled in Astana

Kazakh-Chinese joint elevator plant has been unveiled in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital.

Elevator manufacturing plant unveiled in Astana
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Kazakhstan sees opportunity as Putin bans Western food import

Kazakhstan is eyeing the newly created niche in the Russia market that was previously occupied by now banned importers of food from the countries supporting anti-Russian sanctions.

Kazakhstan sees opportunity as Putin bans Western food import
Reyizha Alimjan. Photo courtesy of massaget.kz
Kazakhs actress plays main role in Chinese drama

Ethnic Kazakh actress from China Reyizha Alimjan also known as Re Yi Zha will play the main part in a Chinese romantic drama.

Kazakhs actress plays main role in Chinese drama