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Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones

Kazakhstan and Belarus along with other CIS countries have expressed interested in purchasing Russian air drone Eleron.

Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones
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Experts talk about Kazakhstan's car market amid Russian ruble depreciation

The year 2014 was a special one for the Kazakh car market given the recent depreciation of the ruble. Experts told Tengrinews about its effect on Kazakhstan's car market in 2015.

Experts talk about Kazakhstan's car market amid Russian ruble depreciation
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Kazakh businessman buys into major cable TV operator

Zhomart Yertayev, a Kazakh businessman and consultant of Bank RBK Directors Board is purchasing a 50 percent stake in Alma TV company.

Kazakh businessman buys into major cable TV operator
Facebook testing on-screen button for buying
Facebook testing on-screen button for buying

Facebook said it was testing a feature that lets users of the leading social network make purchases by simply pressing an on-screen "Buy" button.

Facebook testing on-screen button for buying
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Russia to supply helicopters to Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters company will supply helicopters to Kazakhstan's Ministry of Emergency Situations in 2015.

Russia to supply helicopters to Kazakhstan
Medtronic Chairman and Chief Executive Omar Ishrak. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Medical device maker Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 bn

US medical-device maker Medtronic will buy its Irish-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion, the company said.

Medical device maker Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 bn
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China Eastern to buy 80 Boeing 737s

US aerospace giant Boeing said Friday that China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy 80 737 aircraft, its biggest single-aisle purchase to date by a Chinese airline.

China Eastern to buy 80 Boeing 737s
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Alibaba buys half stake in China's top football club

E-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday it will pay $192 million for a 50 percent stake in China's top football club, in a frenzy of deal-making before a multi-billion dollar share offer in the United States.

Alibaba buys half stake in China's top football club
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Yahoo Japan cancels $3.2 bn plan to buy eAccess

Internet giant Yahoo Japan said Monday it had cancelled plans to buy domestic telecom company eAccess from its parent SoftBank Corp. in a deal that was valued at about $3.2 billion.

Yahoo Japan cancels $3.2 bn plan to buy eAccess
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Kenes Rakishev buys into Magnum Cash & Carry

Businessman Kenes Rakishev has bought a stake in Magnum Cash & Carry retailer network.

Kenes Rakishev buys into Magnum Cash & Carry
Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week
Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week

Uruguay on Friday took a major step in setting rules for the government-regulated sale of marijuana, a daring experiment supported by the country's iconoclastic president.

Uruguay limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week
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Australia boosts air power with $11.6bn purchase of 58 F-35s

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Wednesday the purchase of 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters costing Aus$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion) in a major defence upgrade to maintain Australia's regional edge.

Australia boosts air power with $11.6bn purchase of 58 F-35s
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Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry explains purchase of building in Paris for $55 million

First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has commented on the Ministry's plans to purchase a building in Paris for $55 million.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry explains purchase of building in Paris for $55 million
US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge
US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge

The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about legal provisions intended to prevent the "straw" purchases of guns by one individual for other buyers.

US Supreme Court weighs 'straw' gun purchases challenge
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KazKom bank and billionaire Kenes Rakishev eyeing BTA Bank

Kazakhstan-based Kazkommertsbank and businessman Kenes Rakishev might purchase BTA Bank.

KazKom bank and billionaire Kenes Rakishev eyeing BTA Bank
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Air Astana gets 2 new Boeings

Air Astana has replenished its airplane fleet with two new Boeing 767s.

Air Astana gets 2 new Boeings
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Nokia to sell phone unit to Microsoft for 5.44 bn euros

Beleaguered Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia will sell its mobile phone unit to US group Microsoft for 5.44 billion euros ($7.17 billion).

Nokia to sell phone unit to Microsoft for 5.44 bn euros
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Yahoo buying binge continues with Rockmelt deal

Yahoo on Friday said it bought social web-browsing startup Rockmelt, extending a buying spree started shortly after Marissa Mayer became chief last year.

Yahoo buying binge continues with Rockmelt deal
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AT&T to buy carrier Leap Wireless

AT&T announced plans Friday to buy mobile carrier Leap Wireless in a deal worth at least $4 billion, giving the telecom giant more spectrum and the Cricket prepaid phone franchise.

AT&T to buy carrier Leap Wireless
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Rakhat confectionery plant sells 76% to South Korean Lotte

Kazakhstan confectionery plant Rakhat intends to sell 76 percent of its common shares to South Korean Lotte Confectionery.

Rakhat confectionery plant sells 76% to South Korean Lotte