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Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy

Anuarbek Musin, Commissioner General for the national section at the EXPO 2015 has received the flag for the upcoming EXPO-2017 that is to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy
Toi Kazan festival 2015. Photo courtesy of festival organizers
Toi Kazan gourmet festival held in Almaty

Toi Kazan gourmet festival united foodies, book lovers and fans of ethnic music at the Alatau skiing biathlon complex in Almaty.

Toi Kazan gourmet festival held in Almaty
Photo © Vesti.kz
CrossFit tournament in Astana

CrossFit tournament was held in Astana gathering over 80 participants from Kazakhstan and Russia.

CrossFit tournament in Astana
Photo courtesy of bit.ua
Kazakhstani designers debut at London Fashion Week

Kazakhstani fashion designers participated in Fashion Scout, the UK's largest showcase at London Fashion Week.

Kazakhstani designers debut at London Fashion Week
Ice Palace maquette. Photo © Tengrinews.kz
$758 million for construction of Universiade 2017 venues

Almaty’s Board of Construction has announced the budget for the construction of the Universiade venues.

$758 million for construction of Universiade 2017 venues
'Missing' Kim Jong-Un absent on key party anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un apparently missed a key political event, extending a month-long absence.

'Missing' Kim Jong-Un absent on key party anniversary
©Reuters/Yuya Shino
Apple plans iPad event on Oct. 16

Apple sent out invitations to an October 16 event expected to spotlight updates to its line of iPad tablet computers.

Apple plans iPad event on Oct. 16
Photo© Dauren Issabayev
Cosplay cycling in Almaty

A cosplay cycling parade took place in Almaty.

Cosplay cycling in Almaty
Photo courtesy of kfb.kz
Kazakhstan to host 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Kazakhstan will host 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Kazakhstan to host 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships
Kinky Kyle burnout. Photo courtesy of the organisers of the event.
F1 Coulthard, Ukrainian drifters and ultimate need for speed in Almaty

The public wanted spectacles and it got Formula-1 level entertainment in Almaty on June 1st.

F1 Coulthard, Ukrainian drifters and ultimate need for speed in Almaty
Radik Tyulyush. Photo  ©fuzz-magazine.ru
Throat singing extraordinary Radik Tyulyush to perform at The Spirit of Tengri

The master of Tuvan throat singing Radik Tyulyush will perform in Almaty at The Spirit of Tengri festival.

Throat singing extraordinary Radik Tyulyush to perform at The Spirit of Tengri
Aigul Niyazova and Raushan Beskembirova
Masterpieces of vocal and chamber music in Astana Opera

Masterpieces of vocal and chamber music will take place in Astana Opera on April 17 as a part of the Bel Canto concert series.

Masterpieces of vocal and chamber music in Astana Opera
A combination picture shows the Sydney Opera House before Earth Hour, and during Earth Hour. 
©Reuters/Daniel Munoz
Earth Hour to tap crowdfunding for green campaigns

Lights will go off in some 7,000 cities around the world for this weekend's Earth Hour event, which will aim to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for environmental projects worldwide.

Earth Hour to tap crowdfunding for green campaigns
Olympics: Sochi events under way
Olympics: Sochi events under way

The first events got under way at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Thursday, with Britain's Billy Morgan the first competitor in action in snowboarding.

Olympics: Sochi events under way
©Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah
Russia, UAE, Turkey, Brazil await decision on Expo 2020 host

Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Brazil will Wednesday find out if their chosen cities have won the right to host the 2020 World Expo, an event which boosts tourism and business.

Russia, UAE, Turkey, Brazil await decision on Expo 2020 host
All the funds raised from the event will be spent for helping seriously ill children. Photo by Dmitriy Khegai©
3,000 glowing balloons released in Almaty

Over 3,000 glowing balloons were released simultaneously at the Republic square in Almaty to celebrate the Day for Protection of Children.

3,000 glowing balloons released in Almaty
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. ©REUTERS
British queen most amused when pageantry goes wrong

Queen Elizabeth II dutifully sits through endless hours of displays of military pomp rehearsed to the second -- and secretly loves it when everything goes wrong.

British queen most amused when pageantry goes wrong
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