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Aktau no longer candidate to host nuclear power plant

Kazakhstan's nuclear power plant is not going to be constructed in Aktau city of Mangistau Oblast.

Aktau no longer candidate to host nuclear power plant
Almaty students support Kazakhstan Olympic team
Almaty students support Kazakhstan Olympic team

Around one thousand students have gathered in Almaty to support Kazakhstan athletes participating in the 22th Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Almaty students support Kazakhstan Olympic team
©Reuters/Michael Dalder
Google making sugar-sensing contact lens for diabetics

The Google lab known for working on unusual projects like self-driving cars is crafting a contact lens that could help diabetics manage blood sugar levels.

Google making sugar-sensing contact lens for diabetics
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Kazakh-Kyrgyz movie about pilot to be made in USA

A joint film project of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the United States has been launched in Los Angeles.

Kazakh-Kyrgyz movie about pilot to be made in USA
©Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case

The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge's decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google's massive book-scanning project, court documents showed Monday.

Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case
Kazakhstan's biggest greenhouse constructed near Karaganda
Kazakhstan's biggest greenhouse constructed near Karaganda

Construction of Kazakhstan's biggest greenhouse complex has been completed in Topar village in Karaganda Oblast.

Kazakhstan's biggest greenhouse constructed near Karaganda
©Reuters/Daniel Munoz
Australia gives environmental nod to $5.7 bln coal project

Waratah Coal on Saturday welcomed the Australian government's approval of its $6.4 billion (US$5.7 billion) Galilee coal project, as conservationists warned the decision threatened the environment.

Australia gives environmental nod to $5.7 bln coal project
©Reuters/Robert Galbraith
Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab

Facebook unveiled plans Monday on a partnership with New York University for a new center for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network's massive trove of data.

Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab
Wang Jing, HKND Group chairman.©Reuters/ Jason Lee
Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report

A Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a canal across Nicaragua has unveiled his latest project -- a $10 billion deal to build a deepwater port in Ukraine, giving him a foothold in Europe, state-run media said Friday.

Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report
©Vladimir Prokopenko
Astana starts constructing Zoo in 2015

Astana is going to start constructing a Zoo in 2015.

Astana starts constructing Zoo in 2015
Chinese bank lends Niger $1 billion: minister
Chinese bank lends Niger $1 billion: minister

Niger has accepted a controversial $1 billion loan from the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) to finance development projects.

Chinese bank lends Niger $1 billion: minister
©RIA Novosti
Eurasia geological project costs $500 million

Implementation of Eurasia project of onshore and offshore exploration of deep horizons of the pre-Caspian basin will require $500 million.

Eurasia geological project costs $500 million
Kazakhstan band Aldaspan. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakhstan's band Aldaspan becomes participant of international project Orchestra of Samples

Kazakhstan ethnic rock band Aldaspan has become a participant of the international project called Orchestra of Samples, organized by famous British duet of DJs Addictive TV.

Kazakhstan's band Aldaspan becomes participant of international project Orchestra of Samples
Prime-Minister of Kyrgyzstan Zhantoro Satybaldiyev. ©primeminister.kz
Kazakhstan interested in construction of Kambar-Ata hydro power station in Kyrgyzstan

Kazakhstan has expressed interest in participation in construction of Kambar-Ata Hydro Power Station No.1 in Kyrgyzstan.

Kazakhstan interested in construction of Kambar-Ata hydro power station in Kyrgyzstan
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. ©Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett
Britain demands jobless work for state hand-outs

Britons who are out of work for several years will be required to work full-time on community projects to receive state unemployment payments.

Britain demands jobless work for state hand-outs
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G-Global presented at G20 summit

The Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists presented G-Global international project called to expand the existing global cooperation format.

G-Global presented at G20 summit
Kazakhstan and Turkey to build night vision equipment factory in Astana
Kazakhstan and Turkey to build night vision equipment factory in Astana

Kazakhstan and Turkey and mulling a factory to produce electronic optical devices in Astana.

Kazakhstan and Turkey to build night vision equipment factory in Astana
Construction of the new pipeline. ©RIA Novosti.
Samruk-Kazyna halves capacity of Kartaly-Astana gas pipeline

The number of users along the pipeline and regional networks are not large enough to consume this gas. That's why we had to slash the project from 6 to 3 billion cubic meters of gas: Bishimbayev.

Samruk-Kazyna halves capacity of Kartaly-Astana gas pipeline
Rio to lay off 1,700 at Mongolia project
Rio to lay off 1,700 at Mongolia project

Mining giant Rio Tinto on Thursday said it will lay off up to 1,700 staff at its huge Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia after a more than US$5 billion expansion was halted.

Rio to lay off 1,700 at Mongolia project
Google to beam Internet from balloons
Google to beam Internet from balloons

Google revealed top-secret plans Saturday to send ballons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet to the two-thirds of the global population currently without web access.

Google to beam Internet from balloons