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Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured

A runway tram has caused a major road accident in Almaty for the second time.

Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured
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86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan

Prosecutor General’s Office has reported 86 suicide cases among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan insists on objective investigation of Rakhat Aliyev's death

Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan has made an official statement on Rakhat Aliyev's death in Austrian prison.

Kazakhstan insists on objective investigation of Rakhat Aliyev's death
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USA, Kazakhstan sign deal on cooperation in criminal cases investigations

USA and Kazakhstan have signed an agreement on cooperating in investigation of crimes.

USA, Kazakhstan sign deal on cooperation in criminal cases investigations
Brazil leader vows no interference in Petrobras probe
Brazil leader vows no interference in Petrobras probe

Brazil's President vowed not to interfere with investigators probing a scandal at the state-owned oil company Petrobras involving political payoffs.

Brazil leader vows no interference in Petrobras probe
Mexico probes disappearance of 57 students
Mexico probes disappearance of 57 students

Mexican prosecutors were investigating whether local police officers were involved in the disappearance of 57 students..

Mexico probes disappearance of 57 students
Mexico probes Miley Cyrus show over flag-whipping
Mexico probes Miley Cyrus show over flag-whipping

US pop star Miley Cyrus has caused a stir in Mexico after getting whipped on a giant fake buttocks with the country's flag during a concert.

Mexico probes Miley Cyrus show over flag-whipping
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Apple's freshly sliced shares climb

Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets.

Apple's freshly sliced shares climb
China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua
China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua

China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang is under investigation, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday, in a move targeting one of the ruling Communist Party's most powerful men.

China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua
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Historic Chinese church gutted by fire: Xinhua

A fire largely destroyed one of China's oldest churches early Monday, state media reported, gutting the inside of the late 19th century structure.

Historic Chinese church gutted by fire: Xinhua
Former president of Catalonia Jordi Pujol. ©Reuters/Gustau Nacarino
Veteran Catalan leader reveals family kept money abroad

A former premier of Spain's Catalonia region and one of its biggest political powerbrokers said Friday his family kept undeclared money abroad for over 30 years and apologised for the "mistake".

Veteran Catalan leader reveals family kept money abroad
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Kazakhstan steps up space research

The Tian Shan Astronomical Observatory in the mountains near Almaty, Kazakhstan has completed modernising its two telescopes.

Kazakhstan steps up space research
MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab: Malaysia
MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab: Malaysia

The black boxes recovered from the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be sent to British aviation investigators for analysis, Malaysia has said.

MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab: Malaysia
Inside Mexican shelter, a world of fear and abuse
Inside Mexican shelter, a world of fear and abuse

A nauseating smell of rotting food and excrement hangs in the air inside the Mexican shelter where authorities say hundreds of children lived in squalor and endured physical and sexual abuse.

Inside Mexican shelter, a world of fear and abuse
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators

Russian investigators said on Wednesday they had detained two Moscow metro workers in a probe into a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured dozens.

Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
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Crete counts on cravings to catch mystery croc

A Greek reptile expert began an operation to trap a two-metre long crocodile that mysteriously appeared in a man-made lake on the tourist island of Crete last weekend.

Crete counts on cravings to catch mystery croc
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Indian police investigate revenge rape of 11-year-old

Police in eastern India have made two arrests over the rape of an 11-year-old girl which was allegedly ordered by a village leader to punish her brother, an officer said.

Indian police investigate revenge rape of 11-year-old
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Vials of smallpox discovered in US govt storage room

Federal investigators are probing how vials of smallpox made their way into a storage room at a Food and Drug Administration lab near the US capital, health authorities said.

Vials of smallpox discovered in US govt storage room
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo from facebook.com
Aliyev will not be released on bail: Viennese prosecutors

The Viennese prosecutors have informed that Kazakhstan’s former ambassador to Austria Rakhat Aliyev will not be released on bail.

Aliyev will not be released on bail: Viennese prosecutors
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US grounds entire F-35 fleet for engine probe

The United States military is grounding its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets as it completes additional engine inspections following a fire aboard an aircraft in Florida last week.

US grounds entire F-35 fleet for engine probe