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Nazarbayev and Renzi stuck in elevator at Business Forum in Milan

President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi got stuck in an elevator during the Kazakh-Italian Business Forum in Milan.

Nazarbayev and Renzi stuck in elevator at Business Forum in Milan
Russia tries to shrug off crisis as West snubs investment forum
Russia tries to shrug off crisis as West snubs investment forum

Russian officials tried to play down fears about the country's economic crisis as tensions with the West over Ukraine cast a pall over its showcase investment forum.

Russia tries to shrug off crisis as West snubs investment forum
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev urges Kazakhstan's citizens to be more efficient at work

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged Kazakhstan’s citizens to work more efficiently.

Nazarbayev urges Kazakhstan's citizens to be more efficient at work
Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF
Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has met with Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Karim Massimov meets PM of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel at WEF
Zhomart Yertayev ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
First regional media forum takes place in Kazakhstan. How competitive are Kazakh media?

The first regional media forum has taken place in Kazakhstan to address the problems faced by Kazakhstani media outlets, including competitiveness and information security.

First regional media forum takes place in Kazakhstan. How competitive are Kazakh media?
Sabina Altynbekova with her family in the airport.
Sabina Altynbekova represents Kazakhstan at cultural exchange event in Vietnam

Kazakhstan’s volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova has taken part in a cultural exchange event in Vietnam.

Sabina Altynbekova represents Kazakhstan at cultural exchange event in Vietnam
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev © akorda.kz
Nursultan Nazarbayev to take part in Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) that will take place in Milan, Italy on October 16-17.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to take part in Asia-Europe Meeting in Italy
Mikhail Gorbachev. Photo courtesy of  zn.ua
Nazarbayev speaks of Perestroika and Chinese reforms

During Samruk Kazyna Transformation Forum president of Kazakhstan has spoken about the defficiencies of Gorbachev's Perestroika and the successes of Chinese reforms.

Nazarbayev speaks of Perestroika and Chinese reforms
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ©REUTERS
Kazakh Senate Speaker says forums in Astana should not be a drain to state budget

Kazakh Senate Speaker Tokayev has called onto organizers of forums in Astana to economize.

Kazakh Senate Speaker says forums in Astana should not be a drain to state budget
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Nazarbayev and Putin to discuss integration within Eurasian Economic Union

September 30 President Vladimir Putin of Russia is to pay a working visit to Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev and Putin to discuss integration within Eurasian Economic Union
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
Nazarbayev takes part in Davos World Economic Forum

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is taking part in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Nazarbayev takes part in Davos World Economic Forum
©Yaroslav Radlovsky
60% of Almaty public transport to become ecologically-friendly in Q1 2014

60% of public transport will become ecologically friendly by the end of the 1st quarter of 2014 in Almaty, Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov said.

60% of Almaty public transport to become ecologically-friendly in Q1 2014
©Reuters/Mike Segar
Smartphone app to give earthquake warning

A smartphone app designed to give early warning of earthquakes could be ready as early as next year, according to scientists at the World Science Forum in Rio de Janeiro.

Smartphone app to give earthquake warning
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Building relationships with Russia is like constructing a skyscraper: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has compared development of the Kazakhstan-Russia relations with construction of a skyscraper.

Building relationships with Russia is like constructing a skyscraper: Nazarbayev
Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Kelimbetov to take part in Saint-Petersburg Economic Forum

Deputy Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov will take part in the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Kelimbetov to take part in Saint-Petersburg Economic Forum
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Aktau to host Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan Business Forum

Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan Business Forum will be held on June 19 in Aktau.

Aktau to host Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan Business Forum
Karzai: Did 'War on Terror' encourage radical Islam?
Karzai: Did 'War on Terror' encourage radical Islam?

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Sunday the Muslim world was "in turmoil" and wondered whether the "war on terror" led by the United States since 2001 was to blame for the radicalisation.

Karzai: Did 'War on Terror' encourage radical Islam?
Electric cars slow to gain traction in Germany
Electric cars slow to gain traction in Germany

Germany plans to have one million electric vehicles on its roads by 2020, but so far that goal seems remote as the nation's motorists have shown little love for the quietly humming vehicles.

Electric cars slow to gain traction in Germany
NATO soldiers in Afghanistan. ©REUTERS
Withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan is no catastrophy for Central Asia: Nazarbayev

Archaic stereotypes of the media have not been overcome yet. Nobody sees or want to see the changed realities of our region: Kazakhstan President.

Withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan is no catastrophy for Central Asia: Nazarbayev
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11th Eurasian Media Forum to cover regional situation after troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

The 11th Eurasian Media Forum will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan.

11th Eurasian Media Forum to cover regional situation after troops withdrawal from Afghanistan