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Four Astana Motorsports crews from Astana Presidential Sports Club have started the Dakar Rally 2014, the annual off-road race.
Kazakhstan has the highest incarceration rate in Central Asia.
Six movies has been dubbed into Kazakh language so far.
Nurzhan Kalenderov has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Taraz city in southern Kazakhstan.
In its Development Strategy, KazMunaiGas has set an optimistic target to produce 15 million tons of oil from the Kashagan field in 2022.
Professor Robin Matthews of the Kingston Business School predicts that Kazakhstan will be among the Top 30 most developed countries by 2025.
A new Google maps mystery has appeared to rack our brains. A five-pointed star or a mysterious pentagram is 200 meters in diameter and is situated somewhere near Aktau and Akshukur village.
The Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan is trying to dissuade the Government from closing Special Economic Zones.
The Kazakhstan hockey team has won a silver medal at the Universiade in Tretino after losing to the Canadian hockey team in the final.
Torgyn Shaikhina from Kazakhstan won the IT and Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award at the University of Warwick, UK.
Kazakhstanis have gained seven precious heritages as a gift, said President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the meeting dedicated to the celebration of the Independence of Kazakhstan.
The General Assembly of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) was held in Paris on December 2-6.
British architect Norman Foster has presented his new project in Astana.
The Kazakhstan men’s hockey team won Canada at the Winter Universiade preliminaries in Tretino, Italy.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has made several new appointments.
After the controversy around the minimum living wage is Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Tamara Duisenova promised to raise the living wage in 2017.
Lawmaker Svetlana Dzhalmagambetova believes that the effective minimum food basket will starve Kazakhstanis to death.
The Latvian filmmaker Victor Vilks is planning to make a new movie that will be a response to Borat on behalf of Kazakhstan.
Member of the Majilis Talgat Yergaliev proposed engaging members of the Muslim clergy in teaching Religious Studies at schools.
The Astana Arlan’s Head Coach Korchynsky’s prediction of 3:2 was right, though not in favor of his Wolves. The Alpha Wolves lost to Cuban Domadores for the first time this season.
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