Prosecutor of West Kazakhstan Oblast said there were several hydrogen sulphide emissions at the large Karachaganak oil and gas field before the mass poisoning of children from nearby Berezovka village occured.
Pacific island states expressed frustration at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region's valuable tuna resources.
25 school children and 4 teachers fainted in a Western Kazakhstan village school one after another.
Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan but the ecological damage from the city's growing vehicle usage exacerbated by the lack of high-quality public transport hangs like a smog over the country's cultural capital.
Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species.
Pink Floyd have released a music video to the song 'Louder than Words' featuring the Aral Sea promoting its latest album The Endless River.
The cult British rock band has always raised hard questions. This time they offer us to contemplate the fate of the Aral Sea. A part of the sea is located in Kazakhstan.
Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has expressed his view that democratization is a dynamic process, and therefore democracy cannot be artificially accelerated or imposed.
A powerful storm in the eastern Pacific strengthened to hurricane status, but it remains far away from land, US forecasters said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said that those who ignore climate science do so at a risk to future generations.
A hurricane has stopped and turned backwards a waterfall in Great Britain.
Australian government plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef are inadequate, short-sighted and will not prevent its decline.
Nicaragua and Honduras were bracing for severe weather after Tropical Storm Hanna formed off the Caribbean coast.
A protester who died during a clash at the site of a contested French dam project was wounded by "an explosion''.
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Greece early, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage.
Every year in spring, Australians are seen wearing bicycle helmets with spikes on top or caps that have images of eyes on their back.
Australia said it was hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off east Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.
Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has teamed up with online streaming service Netflix for a documentary about endangered mountain gorillas in east Africa.
Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda Friday as a strong category two storm, the US National Hurricane Center said.
Hurricane Gonzalo churned in the Atlantic, bringing intense winds and threatening to deluge the Bahamas, US forecasters said.
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