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Will anti-Russian sanctions affect Kazakhstan?
Will anti-Russian sanctions affect Kazakhstan?

President Nazarbayev has assured that Kazakhstan will not suffer from the economic sanctions imposed on Russia by some of the countries.

Will anti-Russian sanctions affect Kazakhstan?
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New security measures discussed in Astana

A Security Council meeting took place in the President’s residence Akorda in Astana to discuss security measures for the upcoming EXPO-2017.

New security measures discussed in Astana
Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp
Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp

The Facebook deal for WhatsApp drew attention for its whopping price tag, but has also brought out fresh criticism over security for the billions of messages delivered on the platform.

Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp
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Pentagon not developing biological weapons in Kazakhstan

Some observers speculate that the laboratory will have a dubious purpose and might be used for development of biological weapons by the Pentagon.

Pentagon not developing biological weapons in Kazakhstan
US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ©Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
Obama, Putin discuss Sochi Olympics security: White House

Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin discussed security at the Sochi Winter Olympics Tuesday, amid rising fears in Washington for the safety of US athletes following terror threats against the Games.

Obama, Putin discuss Sochi Olympics security: White House
US offers ships to boost security at Sochi Olympics
US offers ships to boost security at Sochi Olympics

The United States is ready to deploy air and naval assets -- including two ships -- to help secure the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia after terror threats.

US offers ships to boost security at Sochi Olympics
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Astana is tapping into security before EXPO 2017

2.5 thousand additional surveillance cameras will be installed in the streets Astana to upgrade security for EXPO 2017.

Astana is tapping into security before EXPO 2017
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Kazakhstan tourists to enjoy five-star liner for $8,000 during 10 Sochi Olympics days

Kazakhstan tourists will be staying on board of a five-star liner for $7 000 during the Sochi Olympics.

Kazakhstan tourists to enjoy five-star liner for $8,000 during 10 Sochi Olympics days
Twin Russia blasts expose Olympic security threat
Twin Russia blasts expose Olympic security threat

Successive-day bombings on a railway station and trolleybus in Russia's heartland expose the challenge President Vladimir Putin faces in ensuring a safe Olympics on the edge of the violence-plagued North Caucasus.

Twin Russia blasts expose Olympic security threat
Thai government to ask army to secure election
Thai government to ask army to secure election

Thailand said Friday that it would ask the army to provide security for February elections after violent clashes between police and opposition protesters left two people dead and more than 150 wounded.

Thai government to ask army to secure election
The design of a retail complex. Photo courtesy of Almaty Architecture and City Planning Department
Several flea markets demolished in Almaty

Several flea markets are being demolished in Almaty.

Several flea markets demolished in Almaty
The Minister of Emergency Situations of Kazkahstan Vladimir Bozhko. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Security personnel of Almaty's flea market failed to alarm firefighters immediately: Bozhko

Security personnel of Almaty's flea market that was on fire on November 17, did not call the firefighters for about an hour after the fire stated, trying to extinguish it on their own.

Security personnel of Almaty's flea market failed to alarm firefighters immediately: Bozhko
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Security guard of Belarus embassy attacked in Almaty

A security guard of the Belarus Embassy in Kazakhstan has been attacked in Almaty.

Security guard of Belarus embassy attacked in Almaty
US Charge d'Affaires in Kazakhstan John Ordway. Photo courtesy np.kz
Ordway discusses countering security threats in Kazakhstan

US Charge d'Affaires in Kazakhstan John Ordway discussed countermeasures against security threats with the Interior Minister of Kazakhstan.

Ordway discusses countering security threats in Kazakhstan
S. Korea introduces 'Gangnam Style' tourist police
S. Korea introduces 'Gangnam Style' tourist police

South Korea unveiled its new "tourist police" force Wednesday, with snappy uniforms from rapper Psy's costume designer and a "Gangnam Style" launch in central Seoul.

S. Korea introduces 'Gangnam Style' tourist police
Karzai says NATO mission caused 'suffering' for no gain
Karzai says NATO mission caused 'suffering' for no gain

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday condemned the NATO mission in his country for causing "a lot of suffering" without delivering any gains.

Karzai says NATO mission caused 'suffering' for no gain
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Kazakhstan authorities unable to block Facebook and Twitter

Kazakhstan General Prosecutor’s Office has declared that they are still unable to block Facebook and Twitter, in cases of violations of Kazakhstan laws.

Kazakhstan authorities unable to block Facebook and Twitter
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Malaysian protesters rail against security proposal

Around 30 people protested Monday against a Malaysian parliamentary proposal that critics say allows detention without trial, denouncing it as a broken promise by the government to scrap oppressive laws.

Malaysian protesters rail against security proposal
US lawmakers propose reforming NSA spying powers
US lawmakers propose reforming NSA spying powers

Lawmakers overseeing US spy agencies on Thursday proposed stricter limits on the government's electronic surveillance while also calling for bolstering its authority to track terror suspects coming to America.

US lawmakers propose reforming NSA spying powers
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Researchers warn of 'hit and run' cyber attackers

Security researchers said Wednesday they uncovered a "cyber mercenary" team which specializes in attacks on targets in Japan and South Korea, and warned of more operations of that nature.

Researchers warn of 'hit and run' cyber attackers