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Przewalski's horse in the wild in Hustain Nuruu national park, Mongolia. ©flickr.com
Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes

The path out of oblivion for Przewalski's horse lies in getting on a plane to China, Mongolia and, most recently, the Russian steppes.

Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes
Seitkazy Matayev. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan arrests top media chief on corruption charges

Kazakhstan arrested the influential head of the country's Union of Journalists and former presidential spokesman Seitkazy Matayev.

Kazakhstan arrests top media chief on corruption charges
Denis Ten, figure skater from Kazakhstan. ©Tengrinews/Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Figure Skating: Injured Olympian Ten withdraws from Four Continents

Olympic medallist and defending champion Denis Ten withdrew due to injury from the Four Continents figure skating championships in Taipei.

Figure Skating: Injured Olympian Ten withdraws from Four Continents
Denis Ten, figure skater from Kazakhstan. ©RIA Novosti
Figure Skating: Olympian Ten to defend title at Four Continents

Olympic medallist Denis Ten from Kazakhstan will face tough competition at the Four Continents figure skating championships in Taipei.

Figure Skating: Olympian Ten to defend title at Four Continents
Photo courtesty of tribune.com.pk
Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh

Saudi authorities have arrested nine American citizens and one Kazakhstani among 33 'terror' suspects.

Saudi police arrest 33 'terror' suspects, including one Kazakh
© Emergency Situations Department of Almaty Oblast
Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five

An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.

Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five
Pilot Valeriy Mikhin. Photo courtesy of ok.ru
Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns

A helicopter has crashed in Zhambyl Oblast in Kazakhstan's south. Pilot sustained severe burns, but walked 5km to the nearest village.

Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns
Photo courtesy of witnesses
Man killed in petrol truck explosion in Atyrau

A man has been killed in an explosion of a petrol truck in Atyrau in Kazakhstan's west.

Man killed in petrol truck explosion in Atyrau
©Turar Kazangapov
Tenge slides 100% in 5 months; what next for Kazakhstan?

Amid falling oil prices and tenge exchange rate fluctuations, experts are wary to predict Kazakhstan's future.

Tenge slides 100% in 5 months; what next for Kazakhstan?
©Turar Kazangapov
Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis

After consulting with Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev dissolved the Majilis.

Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis
©Inzoloto.ru
Interest rates on deposits in tenge raised in Kazakhstan

In efforts to contain inflation and de-dollarize the economy, National Bank of Kazakhstan raises interest rates on deposits in tenge.

Interest rates on deposits in tenge raised in Kazakhstan
Kazakh Central Bank governor Daniyar Akishev ©Bloomberg.com
Kazakh central bank governor shares de-dollarization plans

The Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev commented on the plan to de-dollarize the Kazakh economy.

Kazakh central bank governor shares de-dollarization plans
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan calls the leaders of both countries to cooperate to resolve the crisis.

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry comments on Iran-Saudi crisis
Film Director Emir Baigazin at his Photo Exhibition in Lugano. Photo courtesy of Emir Baigazin
Emir Baigazin's The Wounded Angel selected for Berlinale

The Wounded Angel by Kazakh film director Emir Baigazin selected for the Official Program of the Berlin International Film Festival.

Emir Baigazin's The Wounded Angel selected for Berlinale
President Nazarbayev (C) at the meeting with Senate Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev (K) and Prime-Minister Karim Massimov (R) ©Akorda.kz
Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament

Kazakh MPs' proposal to dissolve the Majilis (Lower Chamber) and call for snap elections awaits approval of President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics
Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics

The head of Kazakhstan's national anti-doping centre has pledged to crack down on drug cheats ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics
Photo courtesy of zn.ua
Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test

Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.

Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test
©Tengrinews
Inflation in Kazakhstan makes 13.6% in 2015

Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan released official inflation rate data: 13.6% in 2015 in Kazakhstan.

Inflation in Kazakhstan makes 13.6% in 2015
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged

Warm weather and rains have given way to winds and blizzards in Astana.

Blizzard in Astana: flights and train delayed, Christmas trees and cars damaged
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev meets military commanders. Photo courtesy of Akorda.kz
Nazarbayev advises Kazakh army to 'keep powder dry'

Wars are no longer the same they used to be. Now they are hybrids of economic, political, informational, internal and other wars, and the army has to adjust to the new specifics: Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev advises Kazakh army to 'keep powder dry'

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