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Russian delegation led by Vladimir Putin to arrive in Astana

President of Russia Vladimir Putin is arriving to Kazakhstan with an official visit on October 15.

Russian delegation led by Vladimir Putin to arrive in Astana
'Back in the game' Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria, hockey exploits
'Back in the game' Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria, hockey exploits

Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday dividing his attention between hockey and Syria as supporters sang his praises, comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.

'Back in the game' Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria, hockey exploits
Brazil court hits Rousseff again, fueling impeachment talk
Brazil court hits Rousseff again, fueling impeachment talk

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a major new setback when a court ruled that her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.

Brazil court hits Rousseff again, fueling impeachment talk
Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has addressed the problem of the Aral Sea during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.

Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev
'Cheers' but no cheer: Obama and Putin's grim toast
'Cheers' but no cheer: Obama and Putin's grim toast

Rarely can a toast at a UN luncheon have been so chilly. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin went through the motions, clinking glasses and making eye contact, but no more.

'Cheers' but no cheer: Obama and Putin's grim toast
Dariga Nazarbayeva. Photo courtesy of vk.com/majilis_kz
Dariga Nazarbayev appointed Vice PM in Kazakhstan

Dariga Nazarbayev has been appointed Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

Dariga Nazarbayev appointed Vice PM in Kazakhstan
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Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science

Teachers’ salaries will be increased by 20-50% depending on the qualifications.

Teachers to get 50% salary raise in 2016: Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science
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We can do without foie gras and luxury cars: President Nazarbayev

According to him, “the most important thing is that we have enough food to sustain ourselves. We have enough clothes, a shelter above the head, fossil fuel to heat the houses”.

We can do without foie gras and luxury cars: President Nazarbayev
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Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on recent hike of prices for petrol

These are mere economics laws: we have to keep prices equal to those of Russia as we have no customs barriers and the movement of goods across the border is free: President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on recent hike of prices for petrol
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China is a great nation: Nursultan Nazarbayev

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has named China "the great nation" complementing Kazakhstan's work in the region.

China is a great nation: Nursultan Nazarbayev
Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic visited Astana and met Kazakhstan president Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
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China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company

China plans investing $600 million in projects of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), a Kazakh railway company.

China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © Turar Tashkibayev
Nazarbayev suggests studying Asian mentality instead of accusing Kazakhstan of autocracy

On the eve of the Constitution Day in Kazakhstan, President Nazarbayev commented on accusations of autocracy.

Nazarbayev suggests studying Asian mentality instead of accusing Kazakhstan of autocracy
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China to bring in production capabilities to Kazakhstan

We render all possible support to the Program. It is set to contribute to stability and prosperity of Central Asia: President Nazarbayev.

China to bring in production capabilities to Kazakhstan
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Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
Guatemala's president may face corruption trial
Guatemala's president may face corruption trial

Guatemala's Supreme Court gave a green light for embattled President Otto Perez to be investigated for graft in the corruption scandal rocking his government.

Guatemala's president may face corruption trial
Pro-IS video urges Turks to rise up against 'traitor' Erdogan
Pro-IS video urges Turks to rise up against 'traitor' Erdogan

A pro-Islamic State jihadist video has urged Turks to rise up against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing him of being a traitor who has sided with the United States and Kurdish militants.

Pro-IS video urges Turks to rise up against 'traitor' Erdogan
Baurzhan Baibek ©Turar Kazangapov
Mayor of Almaty replaced with fresh face: analysis

Experts discuss the replacement of Akim of Almaty Akhmetzhan Yessimov with a young career official Baurzhan Baibek.

Mayor of Almaty replaced with fresh face: analysis
Heads of the EEU member states: Serj Sargsyan, Alexander Lukashenko, Nursulatn Nazarbayev, Almazbek Atambayev and Vladimir Putin. Photo © kremlin.ru
Kazakh-Kyrgyz boarders opened with Kyrgyzstan's accession to EEU

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Almazbek Atambayev, President of Kyrgyzstan, have opened the customs border between the two countries.

Kazakh-Kyrgyz boarders opened with Kyrgyzstan's accession to EEU
Akorda at night. ©Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstan's Akorda among world's most beautiful presidential residences

The residence of Kazakhstan's President Akorda is the third most beautiful presidential palace in the world according to Theestle.net.

Kazakhstan's Akorda among world's most beautiful presidential residences