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Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests

Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.

Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific
Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific

French President Francois Hollande acknowledged that three decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia had had "an impact" on health.

Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific
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Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test

Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.

Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?

North Korea said it had successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, this would place it among a small group of countries with such dangerous weapons.

Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
Illustration © Tengrinews.kz
86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan

Prosecutor General’s Office has reported 86 suicide cases among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan
Love is... passing National Testing armed with wig and skirt

A young man was caught at the Unified National Testing in Kazakhstan dressed up as his girlfriend.

Love is... passing National Testing armed with wig and skirt
Sary Shagan test site. ©wikimapia.org.
Russia returns land the size of Montenegro to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan and Russia have signed the documents returning more than 16 thousand sq. km of formerly leased land back to Kazakhstan.

Russia returns land the size of Montenegro to Kazakhstan
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Second autopsy confirms Rakhat Aliyev's suicide

A second autopsy of Rakhat Aliyev's body confirmed that the former Kazakhstan ambassador to Austria committed suicide.

Second autopsy confirms Rakhat Aliyev's suicide
Almat Serimov (on the right). ©sk-sport.kz.
Kazakhstan's boxer from Astana Arlans fails doping test

Kazakhstan’s boxer Almat Serimov who represents Astana Arlans boxing club has failed a doping test.

Kazakhstan's boxer from Astana Arlans fails doping test
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Doping scandal at World Weightlifting Championship in Astana: 8 weightlifters await B sample analysis

A doping scandal has erupted after The 2014 World Weightlifting Championships that was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on November 8-16.

Doping scandal at World Weightlifting Championship in Astana: 8 weightlifters await B sample analysis
General Manager of the Astana Pro Team Alexander Vinokurov. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Vinokurov comments on doping scandal of Iglinsky brothers

The General Manager of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team Alexander Vinokurov has commented on the doping incident involving Iglinskiy brothers.

Vinokurov comments on doping scandal of Iglinsky brothers
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Boost in quest for TB breath test

A simple breath test may one day show whether someone has a strain of tuberculosis that will respond to a frontline antibiotic, or a drug-resistant type.

Boost in quest for TB breath test
Valentin Iglinskiy. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com.
Astana ProTeam fires Valentin Iglinsky for doping

Kazakh cyclist of Astana Proteam Valentin Iglinsky has been fired by the Kazakhstan club after his testes returned positive on erythropoietin (EPO).

Astana ProTeam fires Valentin Iglinsky for doping
Google tests using drones to deliver goods
Google tests using drones to deliver goods

Google said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

Google tests using drones to deliver goods
Facebook tuning mobile search at social network
Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

Facebook said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network

Facebook tuning mobile search at social network
Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study
Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study

Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes.

Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?

Serik Irsaliev of the MInistry of Education shared the findings of an international study that looked into the Kazakh education system.

What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?
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Facebook helps readers tell truth from fiction

Facebook said that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.

Facebook helps readers tell truth from fiction
Old ship in the sands of Kara-Kalpakia in Uzbekistan on the spot where once was the Aral Sea. ©RIA Novosti
Marooned in Central Asian desert that was once sea

A top secret Soviet town for testing biological weapons stands abandoned in a Central Asian desert that was once a sea.

Marooned in Central Asian desert that was once sea
Photo courtesy of mk.ru.
66% fail Complex Testing of Entrants in Kazakhstan

66% of entrants have failed the Complex Testing of Entrants (CTE) held in Kazakhstan on July 19-22, 2014.

66% fail Complex Testing of Entrants in Kazakhstan