An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win a prestigious global prize known as the Field Medal.
Kazakhstan National Paralympic Team has won 10 gold, 9 silver and 10 bronze medals at the 10th IWAS World Junior Games 2014.
Turkish voters delivered a victory to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the country's first ever direct presidential election.
Kazakhstan's sport website Vesti.kz has selected the most beautiful fans of World Cup 2014 Final.
Grand K-pop Festival 2014 was held in Almaty. Mad Man band won the Grand Prix and will go to South Korea.
Abay Kozhakhmetov from Almaty has won the first place in Tricking Pro nomination at Piter Street Games.
Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America.
Indonesian stocks rallied to a one-year high Thursday after most unofficial tallies showed Jakarta governor Joko Widodo ahead of ex-general Prabowo Subianto in a closely fought race to lead Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who was re-elected Sunday, is seen as his country's best hope for a potential peace deal with Marxist rebels.
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" was crowned best musical Sunday at the Tony Awards in New York, where actors Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald and Jessie Mueller also snagged wins for separate performances.
Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years at Roland Garros on Saturday, defeating Romania's Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 in a gripping final, the first to go the full distance in Paris in 13 years and the second longest on record.
A singing nun clinched the final of The Voice of Italy television talent show contest on Friday after winning millions of followers with her lively dance act and soulful renditions of lusty pop classics.
Bashar al-Assad has been re-elected Syria's president with 88.7 percent of the vote after a poll labelled a farce by rebels fighting to overthrow him, whose outcome was never in doubt.
ProTeam Astana racer Fabio Aru has become the bronze prizewinner of the prestigious 2014 Giro d'Italia cycling race.
A professional tennis player from Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas has advanced into the second round of the WTA Internationaux de Strasbourg.
The women’s national football team of Kazakhstan has won 4:1 over Bulgarian team in a qualifying match of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Bearded Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision contest early Sunday with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix", beating expectations that the eye-catching performance would be too controversial in socially conservative countries.
Real Madrid reached their first Champions League final for 12 years with an historic 4-0 win at Bayern Munich in Tuesday's semi-final, second leg to knock the holders out.
Kazakhstan's Alpha Wolves won over the Bad Boys 3:2.
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