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Threat of default in Kazakhstan assessed by analysts

Kazakhstani experts comment on Bank of American Merrill Lynch placing the Central Asian country among ten countries most vulnerable to a sovereign default.

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Threat of default in Kazakhstan assessed by analysts
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National Bank of Kazakhstan defends pension assets' investment into second tier banks

The National Bank of Kazakhstan has responded to the criticism of several members of the Kazakh Parliament, who claimed the Single Pension Fund was practicing risky investments that put the pensioneers' savings in danger.

National Bank of Kazakhstan defends pension assets' investment into second tier banks
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Kazakh deputies outraged at risky investments of Single Pension Fund

Kazakhstan MP of Ak Zhol faction voiced their serious concern over the investments the Single Pension Fund was practicing. In their opinion, these activities may lead to destabilization of the entire lending sector of Kazakhstan.

Kazakh deputies outraged at risky investments of Single Pension Fund
IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk
IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk

The world economy needs more productive investment and less in speculative assets, which in many cases are now overvalued and pose big stability risks.

IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk
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Kazakhstan ready for various geopolitical risks: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan said the country was facing quite a few problems but was prepared to address various scenarios.

Kazakhstan ready for various geopolitical risks: Nazarbayev
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National Bank able to maintain tenge exchange rate for at least one year: expert

Tengrinews asked several experts about their opinions on the risks related to Kazakhstan's national currency - the tenge.

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National Bank able to maintain tenge exchange rate for at least one year: expert
New breast cancer gene mutation found to raise risk
New breast cancer gene mutation found to raise risk

A newly discovered gene mutation raises a woman's risk of breast cancer and may be considered the third such inherited gene

New breast cancer gene mutation found to raise risk
Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves
Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves

An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia was set to begin Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.

Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves
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Kazakhstan banks exposed to high forex risk: S&P

Associate Director for Financial Institutions at Standard & Poor's Natalia Yalovskaya said that Kazakhstani banks were exposed to increased forex risk.

Kazakhstan banks exposed to high forex risk: S&P
Brazil sees Cup risks: report
Brazil sees Cup risks: report

A secret Brazilian government report lists several security "risks" in having the country host of the World Cup this year, including political protest and strikes.

Brazil sees Cup risks: report
A girl gets tested to ensure a malaria bug she caught a month ago is no longer in her system. ©Reuters
Malaria: High risk focused in 10 African countries

Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries.

Malaria: High risk focused in 10 African countries
6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia's Java
6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia's Java

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, but local officials said there was no risk of a tsunami.

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia's Java
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US lifts restrictions on anti-diabetes drug Avandia

US authorities on Monday lifted restrictions on the prescription of diabetes drug Avandia after a new study indicated it did not carry an elevated risk of heart attacks.

US lifts restrictions on anti-diabetes drug Avandia
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British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery

British gynaecologists warned on Friday that increasing numbers of teenage girls and women are undergoing genital cosmetic surgery, driven in part by unrealistic images of how they should look based on pornography.

British experts warn of rise in genital cosmetic surgery
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Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in US girls

Girls of all races are entering puberty earlier than ever before, and US research out Monday suggests that obesity may a contributing factor, particularly in white girls.

Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in US girls
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6.5 quake hits east Japan: USGS

A strong 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but local authorities said there was no risk of a tsunami.

6.5 quake hits east Japan: USGS
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Air pollution boosts lung, heart risks: studies

Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution boosts the risk of lung cancer, even at concentrations below the legal maximum.

Air pollution boosts lung, heart risks: studies
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US study links pollution to autism risk

Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of air pollution were twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in low pollution areas.

US study links pollution to autism risk
Canada's rising oil production at risk if no new pipelines
Canada's rising oil production at risk if no new pipelines

North America's pipeline network must be radically redrawn with new links such as Keystone XL to meet growing Canadian oil output, or risk a blow to the country's economy.

Canada's rising oil production at risk if no new pipelines
Reptiles are at risk, study finds
Reptiles are at risk, study finds

Almost one in five of the world's reptile species are in danger of extinction as their habitats are cleared away for farming and logging.

Reptiles are at risk, study finds