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Damaging mudflow in Almaty Oblast, photos and videos leaked online

Photos and video clips of the mudflow in Talgar District of Almaty Oblast have appeared YouTube and Instagram

Damaging mudflow in Almaty Oblast, photos and videos leaked online
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Village turns into island in Kazakh steppe

Talapker village near Astana has turned into an island in the middle of the steppes as a result of flooding in Kazakhstan.

Village turns into island in Kazakh steppe
©Reuters/China Daily
More dead pigs found in China river

At least 170 dead pigs have been found in a Chinese river, state media reported Thursday -- the latest in a string of similar incidents that have raised fears over food safety.

More dead pigs found in China river
Photo courtesy of azh.kz
Atyrau fishers catch giant sturgeon

Atyrau fishers from Amangeldi Production Cooperation have caught a giant sturgeon in the Caspian sea.

Atyrau fishers catch giant sturgeon
© remarka.kz
Drowning boy saved by pregnant woman

A woman nine months pregnant has saved a boy from drowning in the icy waters of the Irtysh River.

Drowning boy saved by pregnant woman
Photo a courtesy of yachtsworld.ru
Yachting Championship on Lake Balkhash

Yacht Racing World Championship will bring more than 60 boats to Balkhash, Kazakhstan.

Yachting Championship on Lake Balkhash
Photo a courtesy of frant.me
Two school kids rescued after falling through ice in Astana

Two 5th graders were rescued by policemen after falling through the ice on Akbulak river in Astana.

Two school kids rescued after falling through ice in Astana
The filters for water and wastewater treatment facility. ©RIA Novosti
Astana to discharge sewage into Ishim River

Processed and stabilized sewage waters of Astana city will be discharged into the Yesil (Ishim) River.

Astana to discharge sewage into Ishim River
©STV
Southern Kazakhstan flooded, 3 herds of horses dead

The Syrdarya River has flooded farmlands and cause loss of dozens of cattle to farmers in South Kazakhstan Oblast.

Southern Kazakhstan flooded, 3 herds of horses dead
Britain's Prince William (C), Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry. ©Reuters/Paul Hackett
British princes help flood victims as new storm hits

Britain's Princes William and Harry pitched in to help flood victims Friday as a new winter storm barrelled into the country, causing fresh misery after the wettest start to the year for 250 years.

British princes help flood victims as new storm hits
©Emergency Situation Ministry of Kazakhstan
Syrdarya River floods farms in southern Kazakhstan

The Syrdarya River has flooded farmlands and pastures in South Kazakhstan Oblast.

Syrdarya River floods farms in southern Kazakhstan
©Reuters/Carlos Jasso
China to fund bridge between Guyana, Suriname

China is to fund a bridge over a river linking the neighboring South American countries of Suriname and Guyana.

China to fund bridge between Guyana, Suriname
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Natural phenomenon: perfect ice disc in Kazakhstan river

A ice disc of a perfectly round form has been spotted on the Narym River in eastern Kazakhstan. Earlier a similar disc was spinning down the Sheyenne River in North Dakota.

Natural phenomenon: perfect ice disc in Kazakhstan river
Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash
Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash

Four people were feared dead Saturday including a Chinese billionaire and his 12-year-old son after the helicopter in which he was overflying his newly purchased French vineyard crashed into a river.

Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash
©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan and China to sign agreement on 24 transborder rivers

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister also said the two nations would get down to checking the frontier line late 2014.

Kazakhstan and China to sign agreement on 24 transborder rivers
Black Irtysh. Photo courtesy of yvision.kz
Turning rivers back into Kazakhstan may solve problems

Kazakhstan researchers are proposing two projects, both of which involve turning the rivers flowing outside Kazakhstan back into the country.

Turning rivers back into Kazakhstan may solve problems
Murat Auezov. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Ex-Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China concerned over China’s classified documents

Chinese construction teams could be transformed into professional military groups overnight. Their number is equal to the current population of Kazakhstan and they directly report to Beijing: Murat Auezov.

Ex-Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China concerned over China’s classified documents
©REUTERS/David Mercado
Shrinking glaciers won't affect South Asia water availability: study

Glacier systems that feed two key rivers in South Asia will badly retreat this century, but demands for water are still likely to be met.

Shrinking glaciers won't affect South Asia water availability: study
Astana International Airport. Photo courtesy of Tengrinews.kz
Astana airport fined for leaking kerosene into Yessil river

Astana international airport was fined over 13 million tenge ($87 thousand).

Astana airport fined for leaking kerosene into Yessil river
The Ural River. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Kazakhstan suggests refilling Ural river from Volga waters

Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Ministry has suggested to refill the Ural river with Volga waters

Kazakhstan suggests refilling Ural river from Volga waters