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Viral photos add fuel to French burkini debate

An angry debate over a ban on burkinis in France was further stoked by images of a veiled woman surrounded by police on a beach in Nice.

Viral photos add fuel to French burkini debate
Padded panties? Soup cubes? The 1001 ways to boost bottoms
Padded panties? Soup cubes? The 1001 ways to boost bottoms

Some like creams, others pop pills or buy padded panties. In Ivory Coast where "big is beautiful" bottom enhancers come in all shapes.

Padded panties? Soup cubes? The 1001 ways to boost bottoms
California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination
California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination

Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.

California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination
France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war
France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds.

France PM warns extreme Islam winning the propaganda war
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals

It is not only animals that rely on physical cues to gauge the fertility of potential rivals for a mate.

Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution
Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution

Iran has appointed its first woman ambassador since the 1979 Islamic revolution, naming foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham to head its embassy in Malaysia.

Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution
How Americans see Kazakhstanis

Kazakhstanis never look like Kazakhstanis.

How Americans see Kazakhstanis
US grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner
US grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner

A 92-year-old US grandmother has become the oldest woman to finish a marathon, when she crossed the finish line of a San Diego 26-miler.

US grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner
Clinton snaps at Merkel heels in 'powerful women' list
Clinton snaps at Merkel heels in 'powerful women' list

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women for the fifth straight year but Hillary Clinton is snapping at her heels.

Clinton snaps at Merkel heels in 'powerful women' list
Servicewomen winners of the beauty contest. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan chooses 12 most beautiful servicewomen

Online voting for the most beautiful servicewomen in Kazakhstan has come to an end. It's time to sum up the results.

Kazakhstan chooses 12 most beautiful servicewomen
Photo courtesy of nnm.ru
Pregnant oil company employee threatens to jump out of window for non-paid salary

A 5-month pregnant employee of Aktobe-based oil company Lines Jump LLP threatens to jump out of a window because she has not been paid any salary for months.

Pregnant oil company employee threatens to jump out of window for non-paid salary
Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier

With a hint of swagger, Afghanistan's first female pilot since the fall of the Taliban is defying death threats and archaic gender norms.

Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
The Sarbalin family. Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Success of IVF in Kazakhstan: 10 thousandth baby born

The Ten thousandth child has been born via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in Kazakhstan.

Success of IVF in Kazakhstan: 10 thousandth baby born
Still frame from the Dove video
Beautiful or Average: Dove and controversy

Dove's Choose Beautiful aiming to empower women raises controversy.

Beautiful or Average: Dove and controversy
President Nursultan Nazarbayev during the meeting with women representatvies ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev on early presidential election: My plans were different

President of Kazakhstan met with female representatives of the Kazakh population on the eve of International Women's Day.

Nazarbayev on early presidential election: My plans were different
Zarina Diyas. Photo  © tengrinews.kz
Zarina Diyas in top 16 brightest at Australia Open

Kazakhstan’s finest tennis player Zarina Diyas, 21, has been named one of the brightest competitors of the Australia Open according to Eurosport.

Zarina Diyas in top 16 brightest at Australia Open
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo © tengrinews.kz
Indonesia wants Sabina Altynbekova of Kazakhstan to help revive women's volleyball

A Kazakhstani volley ball player famous in Asia for hear kawaii appearance Sabina Altynbekova will be invited by the Indonesian Volleyball Federation to help revive women’s volleyball.

Indonesia wants Sabina Altynbekova of Kazakhstan to help revive women's volleyball
Picture perfect Sabina Altynbekova. Photo © Tengrinews.kz
Sabina Altynbekova invited to Japan's Volleybal Championship

The V-league organizing the Volleyball Championship has invited Sabina Altynbekova, a famous kawaii from Kazakhstan, to Japan.

Sabina Altynbekova invited to Japan's Volleybal Championship
Sabina Altynbekova. Photo © Aibek Sultangaziyev
Sabina Altynbekova, a living anime character from Kazakhstan, is off to Hong Kong to meet fans

Kazakhstani volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova famous for her anime-like appearance is in Hong Kong meeting fans and local volleyball players.

Sabina Altynbekova, a living anime character from Kazakhstan, is off to Hong Kong to meet fans
Nazym Kyzaibay. Photo © youtube.com
Kazakstani boxer Kyzaibay wins gold at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Kazakhstani boxer Nazym Kyzaibay has won the gold medal of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju, South Korea in the light flyweight (-48 kg) category.

Kazakstani boxer Kyzaibay wins gold at AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships