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Elizabeth Tursynbayeva. Personal file photo.
Elizabeth Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan takes silver at US International Figure Skating Classic

15-year-old figure skater from Kazakhstan Elizabeth Tursynbayeva has taken the second place at the US International Figure Skating Classic.

Elizabeth Tursynbayeva from Kazakhstan takes silver at US International Figure Skating Classic
Galina Vishnevskaya. Photo courtesy of biathlon.kz.
Kazakhstan's biathlete wins silver at World Championship

Kazakhstan’s biathlete Galina Vishnevskaya, 21, has clinched a silver medal in the junior women’s 7.5 km sprint at IBU Youth/Junior World Championship in Belarus.

Kazakhstan's biathlete wins silver at World Championship
Karateka Khrupovets brings final medal to Kazakhstan at Asian Games
Karateka Khrupovets brings final medal to Kazakhstan at Asian Games

Karateka Yekaterina Khrupovets has brought the last medal to Kazakhstan at the Asian Games in South Korean Incheon.

Karateka Khrupovets brings final medal to Kazakhstan at Asian Games
Rasul Kaliev. Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz
Kazakhstani wrestlers win 2 silver and 2 bronze medals: Asian Games

Kazakhstani wrestler Rasul Kaliev has won a silver medal in the Men’s Freestyle 57 kg at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Kazakhstani wrestlers win 2 silver and 2 bronze medals: Asian Games
Judoka Yeldos Smetov brings gold to Kazakhstan with ippon: Asian Games
Judoka Yeldos Smetov brings gold to Kazakhstan with ippon: Asian Games

Kazakhstani judoka Yeldos Smetov has won a gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon.

Judoka Yeldos Smetov brings gold to Kazakhstan with ippon: Asian Games
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Gold shines as investors seek shelter; oil drops again

Gold prices zoomed this week to a four-month peak as investors sought shelter from weak eurozone data and fears of contagion from a bank's problems in Portugal, dealers said.

Gold shines as investors seek shelter; oil drops again
The logo of the 48th International Mendeleyev Chemistry Olympiad
Kazakhstan student wins silver in International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad

A student of Kazakh-Turkish Lyceum in Pavlodar Adil Kabylda has become the silver prize winner of The International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad.

Kazakhstan student wins silver in International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad
Daulet Niyazbekov. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Wrestling Online community on Vk.com
Kazakhstan wrestlers win 2nd place at Takhti Cup in Iran

Kazakhstan Freestyle wrestlers have gained the 2nd place at the 34th Takhti International Free-Style Wrestling Cup in Tehran, Iran.

Kazakhstan wrestlers win 2nd place at Takhti Cup in Iran
Photo a courtesy of universiadetrentino.org
Kazakhstan hockey team wins silver at Universiade

The Kazakhstan hockey team has won a silver medal at the Universiade in Tretino after losing to the Canadian hockey team in the final.

Kazakhstan hockey team wins silver at Universiade
Alexey Poltoranin. Photo courtesy of zimbio.com
Skiing: Poltoranin wins silver at World Cup stage in Norway

Kazakhstan skier Alexey Poltoranin has won the 2nd place at the World Cup stage in Norway.

Skiing: Poltoranin wins silver at World Cup stage in Norway
Archaeologists in Bolivia find 1,500-year-old treasures
Archaeologists in Bolivia find 1,500-year-old treasures

Gold and silver pieces as well as bones and pottery from 1,500 years ago were discovered in Lake Titicaca by underwater archaeologists.

Archaeologists in Bolivia find 1,500-year-old treasures
Zhansaya Abdumalik. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Chess: Zhansaya Abdumalik wins silver at World Junior Chess Championship

13-y.o. Kazakhstan chess-player Zhansaya Abdumalik has won silver at the FIDE World Junior Chess Championship 2013 in Turkey.

Chess: Zhansaya Abdumalik wins silver at World Junior Chess Championship
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Kazakhstan athlete wins silver in rowing at Universiade

Kazakhstan athlete Sergey Yemeliyanov became the silver winner of the 1000 meters rowing event at the Universiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan athlete wins silver in rowing at Universiade
Rustam Rustamov (1st L). ©RIA NOVOSTI
Kazakhstan boxers win silver medals at Universiade

Kazakhstan boxers Rustam Rustamov (-56kg) and Zhan Kossobutyskiy (+91kg) won silver medals at the Universiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan boxers win silver medals at Universiade
Bibisara Asaubayeva. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Chess: 9-y.o. Kazakhstan chess-player is three-time world champion

Kazakhstan children have brought 3 medals -- one gold, one silver and one bronze -- from the World School Chess Championship.

Chess: 9-y.o. Kazakhstan chess-player is three-time world champion
Photo courtesy of velo-home.ru
Cycling: Kazakhstan cycliests bring two medals from Asian Mountain Bike Championship

Kazakhstan cyclist Galym Akhmetov became the Asian Champion in men's junior cross country biking.

Cycling: Kazakhstan cycliests bring two medals from Asian Mountain Bike Championship
Iran slams Berlin film fest award for Panahi
Iran slams Berlin film fest award for Panahi

Iran on Monday protested against the awarding of a Silver Bear to Jafar Panahi for the best screenplay for Parde (Closed Curtain) at the 63rd Berlin film festival.

Iran slams Berlin film fest award for Panahi
Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize
Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize

The 63rd Berlin film festival wraps up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to "Child's Pose", a mother-son psychodrama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class.

Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize
Head of Kazakhstan Statistics Agency Alikhan Smailov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Kazakhstan Statistics Agency explains jewelry and fur coats in consumer price index

Presence of gold and silver jewelry, fur coats and gyms in the index raised eyebrows of many members of the Kazakhstan Parliament.

Kazakhstan Statistics Agency explains jewelry and fur coats in consumer price index
The Year of the Snake commemorative coin from the Oriental Calendar series
The Year of the Snake commemorative coins released in Kazakhstan

The National Bank of Kazakhstan announced release of The Year of the Snake commemorative gold and silver coins.

The Year of the Snake commemorative coins released in Kazakhstan