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Pakistan rock climbers scale new heights
Pakistan rock climbers scale new heights

A dozen young men and women stand before a rock face on the outskirts of Islamabad, they take turns climbing up the limestone.

Pakistan rock climbers scale new heights
Anatoli Boukreev ©film.ru
Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest

Legendary Kazakhstani climber Anatoli Boukreev is one of the characters in the Hollywood movie Everest about the tragedy happened in 1996 during the ascent of Everest.

Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest
Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Glaciers may be gone in 65 years, Kazakhstan may face water shortages: Dr Severskiy

Dzhungar Alatau glaciers can disappear by 2080 and Kazakhstan will be experiencing water shortages, said Doctor of Geographical Sciences Igor Severskiy.

Glaciers may be gone in 65 years, Kazakhstan may face water shortages: Dr Severskiy
Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists

Mudflow consequences are still being remedied in Almaty that was hit by a powerful mud flow on July 23.

Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists
Almaty hit by mud flows

At aroud 2.15 am morainic lake Bezymyannoye at Kargaly glacier outburst. The water volume of the lake stood at 40 000 cubic meters. The outburst caused mud flows, with part of them overtopping the dam on the Kargaly River.

Almaty hit by mud flows
Britain joins call for MH17 tribunal as relatives mourn dead
Britain joins call for MH17 tribunal as relatives mourn dead

Britain joins call for MH17 tribunal as relatives mourn dead
Olga Tropynina and a man from China who helped her survive. Photo courtesy of nv.kz
Kazakhstan woman survives Nepal earthquake

A woman from Kazakhstan was in the capital of Nepal, when the earthquake hit the country. She survived.

Kazakhstan woman survives Nepal earthquake
Photo  © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim

UK based marketing agency Captive Minds and Inge Solheim want to organize a film festival in the mountains of Almaty.

Popularize Almaty mountains via sports film festival: Captive Minds and Inge Solheim
©Vladimir Prokopenko
Kazakh skiing resort Shymbulak full to brink

Shymbulak mountain skiing resort located not far from Almaty has began experiencing difficulties because of a big influx of visitors.

Kazakh skiing resort Shymbulak full to brink
Photo courtesy of nevasport.com
Kazakhstani free riders aim to host Freeride World Tour in Almaty

Kazakhstani freestyle association Off-Piste aims to conduct еру international freestyle championship Freeride World Tour in Almaty.

Kazakhstani free riders aim to host Freeride World Tour in Almaty
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others.

Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan province
Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts
Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts

An eyewitness has managed to capture the eruption of the Mount Ontake volcano in central Japan that started without warning this Saturday at noon.

Climber captures video as Japanese volcano erupts
In Ulytau ©Saulet Sakenov
New National Park to be created in Kazakhstan

Expedition of Kazakhstan National Geographic Society lays the foundation of a new National Park in Ulytau.

New National Park to be created in Kazakhstan
Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one euro, great view included
Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one euro, great view included

Rustic abodes in a picturesque hilltop village on the island of Sicily, once home to Italian peasants and their donkeys, are up for sale for just one euro.

Sicilian hilltop houses on sale for one euro, great view included
Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc
Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc

Three climbers have fallen 800 metres to their death in the Mont Blanc range, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe's highest mountain.

Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc
Mountain life key to longevity for Kashmir's centenarians
Mountain life key to longevity for Kashmir's centenarians

The village of Chattah with around a dozen men and women claiming to be at least a century old.

Mountain life key to longevity for Kashmir's centenarians
Andrey Gundarev ©almazoff.yvision.kz
Kazakhstani climber to ascend Volcanic Seven Summits

Traveler and mountain guide from Almaty Andrey Gundarev intends to be the first Kazakhstani to conquer 7 highest volcanoes on world's 7 continents.

Kazakhstani climber to ascend Volcanic Seven Summits
Radio telescope of the Institute of Ionosphere. ©tengrinews.kz
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
At the sight of the accident ©kolesa.kz
Mountain race ends in tragedy in Kazakhstan's Almaty

A motorcyclist has crashed to death during a race in Almaty.

Mountain race ends in tragedy in Kazakhstan's Almaty
Maksat Zhumayev. Photo from personal archives
Maksut Zhumayev starts Mount McKinley conquest

Kazakhstani mountain climber Maksut Zhumayev has successfully started his solo climb of the North America’s highest mountain peak ‪Mount McKinley.

Maksut Zhumayev starts Mount McKinley conquest