President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Astana.
Chingiz Alpyspayev, 17, from Kazakhstan is going to the World Yo-Yo Champion in Tokyo
President Nazarbayev gave a task to raise standards of Air Astana Kazakhstan's airline company, to international leadership.
Tokyo Fashion Week opened on a floral, fairy tale-inspired note, as a popular brand from Thailand turned the catwalk into a labyrinth strewn with petals.
Kazakhstani model Bibisara Sharipova aslo known as Bibi has taken part in the Tokyo Fashion Week.
Fashion Week Tokyo was in full swing after it opened in a burst of colour and bold prints, with butterflies and kisses.
Nestled among the industry giants at the Tokyo Game Show are a growing number of small and independent games developers from Asia and Europe.
Music legend Paul McCartney has been treated in a Tokyo hospital for an illness that forced him to cancel a tour of Japan but is expected to make a full recovery, his representatives said.
The Tokyo government is to ban sales to children of a manga comic that depicts incestuous relationships, an official said Tuesday, the first time expanded rules on sexual content have been invoked.
Two people were killed Friday when a fresh snow storm hit Japan, disrupting rail and road travel, grounding more than 100 flights and adding to the piles left behind by an earlier blanketing.
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Friday warned it would swing back into the red this fiscal year as it slashed its annual sales target for the Wii U game console.
A fire near a central Tokyo station threw parts of Japan's bullet train system into chaos on Friday, as tens of thousands of passengers tried to return home from New Year holidays.
The famous young Kazakhstan director Emir Baigazin won the Special Jury Prize for his début film Harmony Lessons at the Tokyo FILMeX 2013.
Pneumatic muscle suits and a walking stick that behaves like a guide dog competed for attention with an industrial robot that can paint fingernails at a huge expo in Tokyo Thursday.
Inspectors from the UN's nuclear watchdog arrived in Tokyo Wednesday to monitor marine pollution near Fukushima as China demanded Japan provide "accurate" information on how it is handling the crisis.
Japan is considering boosting its fleet of Aegis-equipped destroyers from six to eight to counter threats from North Korean missile development and tensions with China over territory.
The dollar eased in Asia Tuesday amid uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's plans for its huge stimulus programme.
Tokyo shares opened lower Tuesday, following a weak showing on Wall Street as speculation lingers that the US Federal Reserve will scale back its bond-buying programme.
Delegates from more than 60 countries gathered in Tokyo Friday, seeking to ramp up pressure on Bashar al-Assad's regime as the US moved towards recognising the newly-unified opposition as true leaders of Syria.
Kazakh water polo players won the license for the Olympics Games in London.
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