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Kazakhstan ratifies treaty with Uzbekistan on strategic partnership

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the law ratifying the Strategic Cooperation Treaty between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Kazakhstan ratifies treaty with Uzbekistan on strategic partnership
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police

Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a Chinese train station Tuesday, police said, after a string of violent episodes at transport hubs authorities blame on "terrorists" from the restive region of Xinjiang.

Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
20 years on, British fears over Channel Tunnel lost at sea
20 years on, British fears over Channel Tunnel lost at sea

Fearing an invasion of rabid animals, terrorists, immigrants and the loss of their cherished island isolation, many Britons were highly suspicious of the Channel Tunnel.

20 years on, British fears over Channel Tunnel lost at sea
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New Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev suggested constructing a Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway line,

New Minsk-Moscow-Astana-Almaty railway: Nazarbayev
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Step aboard Orient Express for journey back in time

The Orient Express lets out a whistle and a chug, just as it did 130 years ago when it pulled out of Paris's Gare de Strasbourg on its inaugural journey to Istanbul.

Step aboard Orient Express for journey back in time
Pakistan bus crash kills 42
Pakistan bus crash kills 42

A speeding passenger bus smashed into a tractor-trailer in southern Pakistan Sunday, killing 42 people including 14 children and injuring more than a dozen others with many in critical condition, police said.

Pakistan bus crash kills 42
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Two municipal bus depots to open in Astana

Astana Akimat aims to improve the quality of the public transportation and announced opening of two new municipal bus depots.

Two municipal bus depots to open in Astana
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Astana to get new bus depot

Astana city is planning to construct a new bus depot this year.

Astana to get new bus depot
New gadgets hope to hush Mumbai's incessant honking
New gadgets hope to hush Mumbai's incessant honking

A handful of fed-up residents in one of the world's noisiest cities have taken on a daunting challenge: persuading Indian drivers to stop honking their car horns.

New gadgets hope to hush Mumbai's incessant honking
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Almaty commuters pay broken keys for bus fare

Cunning commuters would use anything but money to pay for a bus fare in Almaty.

Almaty commuters pay broken keys for bus fare
Polluted Paris forces thousands of cars off the road
Polluted Paris forces thousands of cars off the road

Thousands of cars will be banned from Parisian roads on Monday as the city tries to curb dangerous pollution levels by introducing alternate driving days for the first time in nearly two decades.

Polluted Paris forces thousands of cars off the road
Paris makes public transport free to tackle severe pollution
Paris makes public transport free to tackle severe pollution

Paris authorities said Thursday they would make public transport free for three days to encourage drivers to leave their vehicles behind due to severe pollution caused by unusually warm weather.

Paris makes public transport free to tackle severe pollution
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Astana to start constructing BRT system in June 2014

Astana will start constructing its Bus Rapid Transport system in June 2014.

Astana to start constructing BRT system in June 2014
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Philippine capital braces for traffic nightmare

Residents of the Philippine capital got the first taste Monday of a traffic nightmare that will likely worsen and drag on for four years.

Philippine capital braces for traffic nightmare
48-hour strike begins on London Underground
48-hour strike begins on London Underground

Workers on London's Underground train system kicked off a 48-hour strike at 9:00 pm (2100 GMT) on Tuesday, threatening chaos for commuters on Wednesday and Thursday.

48-hour strike begins on London Underground
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Astana to reinvent transport infrastructure by 2017

In three years, a new train station and two bus stations will be completed and put into service in Astana.

Astana to reinvent transport infrastructure by 2017
China's Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles
China's Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

Pale blue, fibre-optic-like lines linking dots in an outline of China emerging from darkness -- technology giant Baidu has launched an astronomical chart-style image of the country's New Year travels.

China's Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles
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Bombardier to expand into Kazakhstan market

Bombardier, a Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company, plans to expand into the Kazakhstan market.

Bombardier to expand into Kazakhstan market
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British expat leaves job after Singapore 'poor people' remark

A Singapore-based British wealth adviser who set off a firestorm by publicly insulting Singaporeans who have to rely on public transport has "parted ways" with his former employer, the firm said Saturday.

British expat leaves job after Singapore 'poor people' remark
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Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure: IEA Executive Director

Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure and take a hard stance of pricing talks in the region: Maria van der Hoeven.

Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure: IEA Executive Director