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Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final
Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final

Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open.

Tennis: Putintseva makes first Grand Slam quarter-final
Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux. Photo courtesy of ringnews.com
Boxing: Unbeaten Golovkin from Kazakhstan pummels Lemieux to unify titles

Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan knocked out David Lemieux in the 8th round, now he wants to rule the middleweight division and make boxing history.

Boxing: Unbeaten Golovkin from Kazakhstan pummels Lemieux to unify titles
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Kazakhstan citizen wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free lottery

Omar Samalikov from Kazakhstan has become the 198th winner of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire lottery in Dubai and also a cash prize of 1 million dollars.

Kazakhstan citizen wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free lottery
Marianna Khadzhamova. Personal file photo.
Atyrau model wins second place at Black Sea Pearl-2015 beauty contest

23-year-old model from Atyrau city in western Kazakhstan Marianna Khadzhamova has hauled the second place at the Black Sea Pearl-2015 beauty contest held in Crimea.

Atyrau model wins second place at Black Sea Pearl-2015 beauty contest
Amina Kairbeova. Photo courtesy of National Union of Chess Players.
9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand

9-year-old WCM from Kazakhstan Amina Kairbekova has won a gold medal in U9 category of the FIDE World Schools Championship held in Thailand.

9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand
David Cameron and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of Akorda.
Nazarbayev congratulates Conservatives leader David Cameron on his party's election victory

Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to the leader of the Conservatives Party David Cameron congratulating him on the win of his party in the UK parliamentary elections.

Nazarbayev congratulates Conservatives leader David Cameron on his party's election victory
The order of the Red Star.
Kazakhstan celebrates 70th anniversary of Victory

Today Kazakhstan celebrates one of the most important holidays – the Victory Day, which commemorates the end of the Great Patriotic War, as the WWII is known in the former Soviet states, and the win of the Soviet Union over the Nazi Germany.

Kazakhstan celebrates 70th anniversary of Victory
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Barack Obama. Photo courtesy of akorda.kz.
Nazarbayev continues receiving high profile congratulations on his re-election

Kazakhstan’s re-elected president Nursultan Nazarbayev continues receiving letters of congratulations on his re-election.

Nazarbayev continues receiving high profile congratulations on his re-election
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Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest

16-year-old Innara Yussupova, a Kazakh model from OK-models agency in Astana, has won the Grand Prix at the Face of Central Asia beauty contest.

Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest
Ykybayev vs Orujov. Photo © IJF Media by G. Sabau
Kazakh judoka Dastan Ykybayev wins silver at Tbilisi Grand Prix

Kazakhstani judoka Dastan Ykybayev has earned a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi.

Kazakh judoka Dastan Ykybayev wins silver at Tbilisi Grand Prix
Yuliya Galysheva ©Roza Yesenkulova
Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland

Kazakh athlete Yuliya Galysheva has won a gold medal in dual moguls at Freestyle Skiing World Cup held on December 13 in Ruka, Finland.

Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland
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Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia

Kazakhstani opera singer Saltanat Akhmetova has become the winner of the Big Opera television competition for young artists.

Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia
Elisabeth Tursynbayeva (in the middle). Photo courtesy of nrw-trophy.de
14 y.o. Kazakh ice skater Tursynbayeva wins German NRW Trophy 2014

Kazakhstani figure skater Elisabeth Tursynbayeva, 14, has won the NRW Trophy 2014 in Dortmund, Germany.

14 y.o. Kazakh ice skater Tursynbayeva wins German NRW Trophy 2014
Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil
Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil

Brazilian President must now deliver on her pledge to crack down on corruption or be dogged by the scandals that nearly derailed her campaign.

Rousseff must fight graft to placate angry Brazil
Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win
Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff called for national unity after winning reelection in a bitterly fought race that divided the country.

Rousseff calls for 'unity, dialogue' after Brazil win
Pro-West, nationalist parties win Ukraine vote: exit polls
Pro-West, nationalist parties win Ukraine vote: exit polls

Pro-Western and nationalist parties scored a crushing victory in Ukraine's snap parliamentary polls, which were boycotted by pro-Russian rebels.

Pro-West, nationalist parties win Ukraine vote: exit polls
Dinara Saduakassova (in the middle). Photo courtesy of Saduakassova's facebook.com page
17 y.o. Dinara Saduakassova from Kazakhstan wins World Chess Championship

Kazakhstani grand master Dinara Saduakassova has won the 2014 World Youth Chess Championship in South Africa.

17 y.o. Dinara Saduakassova from Kazakhstan wins World Chess Championship
Fabio Aru. Photo courtesy of "Astana" team.
Astana racer wins Vuelta stage 18

Fabio Aru of Astana ProTeam has won the 18th stage of Vuelta a Espagna.

Astana racer wins Vuelta stage 18
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Slovenia vote winner Cerar nominated as PM

Slovenian President Borut Pahor nominated the winner of last month's election Miro Cerar, as prime minister of the troubled eurozone state.

Slovenia vote winner Cerar nominated as PM
Loreen. Photo courtesy of metro.co.uk.
Loreen to headline Eurasian Music Awards in Almaty

Eurovision-2012 winner Loreen from Sweden is going to headline the 3rd Eurasian Music Awards (EMA 2014) in Almaty.

Loreen to headline Eurasian Music Awards in Almaty