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Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region

Iranian Deputy Minister Valiola Afkhami visited Astana to meet with his Kazakhstani counterpart at the 3rd sitting of the Kazakh-Iranian Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation.

Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region
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350 buses to be equipped with wheelchair lifts

350 public buses are going to be equipped with wheelchair lifts in Astana.

350 buses to be equipped with wheelchair lifts
Almaty's subway awards. ©Alisher Akhmetov
European Society for Quality Research awards Almaty Subway again

Almaty Subway has won another award from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR).

European Society for Quality Research awards Almaty Subway again
Talgat Yermegiyayev. Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
Yermegiyayev speaks of Bus Rapid Transit cost

The head of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company Talgat Yermegiyayev has commented on the cost of Bus Rapid Transit for Astana.

Yermegiyayev speaks of Bus Rapid Transit cost
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60% of Almaty public transport to become ecologically-friendly in Q1 2014

60% of public transport will become ecologically friendly by the end of the 1st quarter of 2014 in Almaty, Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov said.

60% of Almaty public transport to become ecologically-friendly in Q1 2014
The prices of gasoline, ethanol and diesel fuel are shown at a gas station at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro November 29, 2013.©Reuters/Ricardo Moraes
Despite rising demand, Brazil ethanol sector struggles

Hobbled by rising production costs and low prices, Brazil's ethanol sector is in crisis, with many sugar mills closing despite rising demand.

Despite rising demand, Brazil ethanol sector struggles
 Light Rail Transport (LRT). Photo courtesy of vagons.tramvaj.ru
No Light Rail Transport for Astana

Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev believes that Light Rail Transport project by French Alstom is overly expensive for Astana, so the city will get a bus rapid transit network instead.

No Light Rail Transport for Astana
Marcelo Odebrecht, CEO of Brazilian construction group Odebrecht. ©Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil
Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway

Engineering giant Odebrecht on Wednesday won the right to operate a 855-kilometer (534-mile) stretch of highway in Brazil's key central grain-producing region of Mato Grosso, authorities said.

Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway
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New tariffs set for KazTransOil pipeline oil pumping

Kazakhstan Agency for Regulation of Natural Monopolies (Anti-Monopoly Agency) has approved new tariffs on oil pumping through the KazTransOil pipeline.

New tariffs set for KazTransOil pipeline oil pumping
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Rosneft to transit crude to China across Kazakhstan

Late October Russia’s Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said that Rosneft was negotiating oil transits across Kazakhstan to China via the Kazakh-Chinese Atasu-Alashankow pipeline.

Rosneft to transit crude to China across Kazakhstan
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Turkey fulfils sultan's dream with opening of Bosphorus rail tunnel

Turkey will on Tuesday unveil the world's first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan's dream 150 years ago, but also fuelling recent anti-government sentiment for such mega projects.

Turkey fulfils sultan's dream with opening of Bosphorus rail tunnel
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Transport engineering emerges in Kazakhstan

Transport engineering has become one of Kazakhstan's industries thanks to the state-run Program of Accelerated Industrial-Innovative Development: Akhmetov.

Transport engineering emerges in Kazakhstan
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French motorists top league of unpaid fines in London

Foreign motorists owe almost £2.8 million ($4.5 million, 3.3 million euros) in unpaid parking fines in central London.

French motorists top league of unpaid fines in London
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Boeing to end C-17 military aircraft program in 2015

Boeing announced Wednesday it would end production of its C-17 military transport aircraft in 2015, citing a difficult environment amid government spending cuts.

Boeing to end C-17 military aircraft program in 2015
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Jumpy caterpillar shies the Sun: study

The larva of a Vietnamese moth has devised a unique form of transport -- constructing a leaf cone and thrashing about inside to make it jump.

Jumpy caterpillar shies the Sun: study
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Nazarbayev calls for development of communications between Turkic Council's member-states

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is taking part in the 3rd summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic Speaking States.

Nazarbayev calls for development of communications between Turkic Council's member-states
Chaos as huge fire guts Nairobi airport
Chaos as huge fire guts Nairobi airport

A devastating fire shut down Nairobi's international airport for much of Wednesday in a "major crisis" that forced the cancellation or diversion of scores of flights at east Africa's biggest transport hub.

Chaos as huge fire guts Nairobi airport
Thomas Enders, Chief Executive Officer of EADS. ©REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff
EADS to decide on Airbus name change in restructuring drive

European aerospace giant EADS is set to decide Tuesday whether to change its name to Airbus, its better-known plane unit, as part of an overhaul that will also merge its defence and space units.

EADS to decide on Airbus name change in restructuring drive
Oil-pumping station. ©RIA Novosti
KazTransOil to transport oil from Kashagan

The state oil pipeline company KazTransOil and KMG Kashagan B.V. have signed a transport contract.

KazTransOil to transport oil from Kashagan
Kazakhstan Ambassador to Georgia Yermukhamet Yertysbayev. Photo by Maksim Popov©
Yertysbayev on creation of Kazakhstan-Georgia-Azerbaijan trade-economic block

Kazakhstan Ambassador to Georgia believes it “very important” to develop the transport corridor of the South Caucasus that “has a huge potential”.

Yertysbayev on creation of Kazakhstan-Georgia-Azerbaijan trade-economic block