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35 killed in Bangladesh storms
35 killed in Bangladesh storms

Powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country's northwest and killing at least 35 people.

35 killed in Bangladesh storms
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia

An emergency was declared in the Micronesian state of Chuuk as Super Typhoon Maysak cut a destructive path across the central Pacific.

State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
Unpleasant smell in Astana to be eliminated by 2017
Unpleasant smell in Astana to be eliminated by 2017

The unpleasant smell in Astana caused by sewage waters discharged into Taldykol Lake near the capital city will be eliminated by 2017.

Unpleasant smell in Astana to be eliminated by 2017
Obama: Republicans will change views on climate
Obama: Republicans will change views on climate

US President Barack Obama has predicted Republicans will eventually ditch their skepticism about climate change in order to keep favor with voters.

Obama: Republicans will change views on climate
Heavy toll as Australian farmers struggle through drought
Heavy toll as Australian farmers struggle through drought

On the road to Walgett a sign welcomes visitors: "Farming is not a way of life, it keeps everyone alive." But with drought taking a heavy toll on the region, farming has become a battle for survival.

Heavy toll as Australian farmers struggle through drought
Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia
Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia

Two powerful cyclones pounded Australia and left a trail of destruction with houses ripped apart, trees uprooted and power lines torn down.

Destruction as massive cyclones hit Australia
Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm
Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm

Boston braced for another pummeling of wintry weather Sunday, as officials declared February the snowiest month in the city's history.

Boston breaks monthly snowfall record after latest storm
Stephen Tull of UN and UNDP. Photo courtesy of KAZNMU of S.Asfendiyarov press office
UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan

UN agencies are interested in opening hub offices in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan's environmental standards for TPP three times behind Europe

The environmental requirements for thermal power plants in Kazakhstan are two or three times lower than in Europe.

Kazakhstan's environmental standards for TPP three times behind Europe
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New Kok Zhailau road in Kazakhstan raises eyebrows

Construction of a road to a resort-to-be Kok Zhailau in Kazakhstan's Almaty raises some complicated questions.

New Kok Zhailau road in Kazakhstan raises eyebrows
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Fuel eco-standards in Kazakhstan: how feasible?

Kazakhstan is introducing new ecological standards for engine fuel. But experts have some doubts about the effectiveness of this measure.

Fuel eco-standards in Kazakhstan: how feasible?
Beijing dangerous smog down four percent in 2014: govt
Beijing dangerous smog down four percent in 2014: govt

Air pollution in Beijing dropped slightly last year, although levels of the most dangerous small particulate matter remained more than three times the internationally recommended limit.

Beijing dangerous smog down four percent in 2014: govt
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Kazakh chemist named best CIS scientist

A chemist from Kazakhstan has been named the best across the CIS countries.

Kazakh chemist named best CIS scientist
Photo  © tengrinews.kz
New dams on Ili River to preserve water level of Balkhash: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture

The Committee on Water Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan is considering construction of nonrigid dams on the Ili River to maintain the water level of Balkhash lake.

New dams on Ili River to preserve water level of Balkhash: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
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Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Berdybek Saparbayev has visited Berezovka village located just several kilometers away from the major oil and gas field Karachaganak, where emissions of hydrogen sulfide took place shortly before the incident.

Kazakh Vice Prime Minister visits Berezovka village after mass poisoning of children
Teenager taken by medical personnel after suddengly starting to feel weak ©Sanat Urnaliyev
951 Berezovka villagers sign appeal to President

951 Berezovka villagers have signed an appeal addressed to the President and Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan asking to be relocated away from the Karachaganak oil and gas field, citing poor ecological situation in the area and the latest series of incidents involving mass poisoning of children.

951 Berezovka villagers sign appeal to President
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears

Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon.

Rains lash disaster-weary Philippines as typhoon nears
Karachaganak. Tengrinews file photo
Mass poisoning in western Kazakhstan: KPO denies breaching environmental standards

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. denies breaching environemtal standards in recent hospitalization of children in Berezovka village, several kilometers away from Karachaganak oil and gas field in Kazakhstan.

Mass poisoning in western Kazakhstan: KPO denies breaching environmental standards
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines
Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines

Thousands of people in the Philippines sought shelter inmakeshift evacuation centresas monster Typhoon Hagupit bore down on the disaster-weary nation.

Fear as typhoon bears down on Philippines