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Kazakh 'smart' bus stops project catches attention of Silicon Valley

Businessmen from the Silicon Valley have become interested in the project of 'smart' bus stops developed by Kazakhstanis.

Kazakh 'smart' bus stops project catches attention of Silicon Valley
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Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway line to open on December 3

The Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway line will be opened on December 3.

Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway line to open on December 3
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Kazakhstan launches its first electromobile charging station

The first charging station for electromobiles has opened in Kazakhstan on November 12.

Kazakhstan launches its first electromobile charging station
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Almaty struggles to reduce CO2 emissions

Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan but the ecological damage from the city's growing vehicle usage exacerbated by the lack of high-quality public transport hangs like a smog over the country's cultural capital.

Almaty struggles to reduce CO2 emissions
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Kazakhstan should fulfill three conditions to become a transit hub: expert

Kazakhstan needs to meet three conditions to become the largest business transit hub in Central Asia.

Kazakhstan should fulfill three conditions to become a transit hub: expert
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Kazakhstan not ready for electromobiles: expert

Eduard Edokov, the head of the Independent Automobile Union of Kazakhstan, says that Kazakhstanis are not yet ready to transition to electromobiles both because of their mentality and the lack of infrastructure in the country.

Kazakhstan not ready for electromobiles: expert
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Mysterious airplane parts delivered to Aktau airport in Western Kazakhstan

Disassembled airplanes of unclear origin have been delivered to the Aktau airport in Western Kazakhstan.

Mysterious airplane parts delivered to Aktau airport in Western Kazakhstan
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Mentality stands in way of car sharing in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan needs to rethink the usage of personal vehicles. But are people ready for that?

Mentality stands in way of car sharing in Kazakhstan
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Nazarbayev speaks about Caspian logistics potential

During the 4th Caspian Summit President Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about the opportunities the Caspian Sea opened in terms of transportation and tourism.

Nazarbayev speaks about Caspian logistics potential
Nuclear warhead on a trolley. © RIA Novosti
Islamic State terrorists transporting nuclear weapons through Kazakhstan unlikely: Dr Dronzina

Member of the International Association for the Study of Terrorism comments on the statement of Russian military official, who said terrorists could use the terrotories of Central Asian countries to transport weapons of mass destruction.

Islamic State terrorists transporting nuclear weapons through Kazakhstan unlikely: Dr Dronzina
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If you are short on change take a coin of goodness: available on Almaty bus stops

Posters with coins of goodness have appeared on a number of Almaty bus stops.

If you are short on change take a coin of goodness: available on Almaty bus stops
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UK to provide military equipment to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Defense will receive all terrain vehicles (ATV) and night vision equipment from the United Kingdom.

UK to provide military equipment to Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies agreement on Russian oil transportation to China via Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Senators have ratified the agreement between Kazakhstan and Russia on cooperation in transportation of Russian oil to China via Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies agreement on Russian oil transportation to China via Kazakhstan
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Kyrgyzstan blames Kazakhstan for fuel shortages

Kyrgyzstan has a shortage of fuel resulting from around 1000 wagons being stuck at Kazakhstan's border.

Kyrgyzstan blames Kazakhstan for fuel shortages
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Kazakhstan to launch 75 new air routes within 6 years

Kazakhstan is going to launch 75 new international air routes by 2020.

Kazakhstan to launch 75 new air routes within 6 years
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Russian oil to reach China via Kazakhstan

The Lower House of the Kazakh Parliament (Majilis) has adopted a draft law to ratify the agreement between Kazakhstan and Russia on cooperation in transportation of Russian oil to China via Kazakhstan.

Russian oil to reach China via Kazakhstan
France hit by national train strike
France hit by national train strike

French commuters faced traffic chaos Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.

France hit by national train strike
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Nazarbayev meets with Turkic leaders

Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev has attended the Fourth Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States in the Turkish city of Bodrum.

Nazarbayev meets with Turkic leaders
Kazakhstan is not getting low-cost airlines any time soon: Ministry of Transport
Kazakhstan is not getting low-cost airlines any time soon: Ministry of Transport

Low-cost airlines are not likely to emerge in Kazakhstan until there is intense competition between airports of nearby cities.

Kazakhstan is not getting low-cost airlines any time soon: Ministry of Transport
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Kazakhstan bans heavy trucks from highways during daytime

Kazakhstan is banning heavy trucks from national highways during daytime in summer to save the road-surface.

Kazakhstan bans heavy trucks from highways during daytime