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Cockpit crew hailed heroes after Kazakh emergency landing

It could have ended in tragedy. A plane in Kazakhstan was forced to touch down on Sunday without its front landing gear after a technical

It could have ended in tragedy. A plane in Kazakhstan was forced to touch down on Sunday without its front landing gear after a technical

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Astana Pro Team officially unveiled

The Astana Pro Team was officially unveiled at the Saryarka velodrome in Astana on The Kazakh outfit celebrated its tenth birthday in style as big

The Astana Pro Team was officially unveiled at the Saryarka velodrome in Astana on The Kazakh outfit celebrated its tenth birthday in style as big

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Kazenergy Forum: how to cope with the oil price slump?

Over the past year the global energy sector has been profoundly shaken. Oil prices have more than halved to below $50 per barrel, under pressure from

Over the past year the global energy sector has been profoundly shaken. Oil prices have more than halved to below $50 per barrel, under pressure from

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Kazakhstan: 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khanate

During September and October, Kazakhstan celebrates the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate. The Khanate, which has existed from

During September and October, Kazakhstan celebrates the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate. The Khanate, which has existed from

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Japan complete team double on final day of Judo World Championships

Japan thrashed surprise finalists Poland to win the women’s team title at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Having already beaten

Japan thrashed surprise finalists Poland to win the women’s team title at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Having already beaten

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Trstenjak and Nagase win gold on day four of Judo World Championships

Tina Trstenjak handed Slovenia it’s first world judo championship gold medal after reigning supreme in the women’s under 63 kilo class. The final, on

Tina Trstenjak handed Slovenia it’s first world judo championship gold medal after reigning supreme in the women’s under 63 kilo class. The final, on

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Double gold win for Japan at World Judo Championships

Japan’s Kaori Matsumoto clinched a victory in the 57kg category at the World Judo Championships in Kazakhstani capital, Astana . The London Olympic

Japan’s Kaori Matsumoto clinched a victory in the 57kg category at the World Judo Championships in Kazakhstani capital, Astana . The London Olympic

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Triumphant day for Japan and South Korea at Judo World Championships

Japan’s Misato Nakamura has won gold in the 52kg category at the World Judo Championship’s in Astana. The Kazakhstani cheered on as Nakumura saw off

Japan’s Misato Nakamura has won gold in the 52kg category at the World Judo Championship’s in Astana. The Kazakhstani cheered on as Nakumura saw off

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Pareto and Smetov strike gold on opening day of judo Worlds

Paula Pareto celebrated her first world title beating Haruna Asami in the under 48 kilo class on the opening day of the World Judo Championships in

Paula Pareto celebrated her first world title beating Haruna Asami in the under 48 kilo class on the opening day of the World Judo Championships in

Culture

Astana: a futuristic city of many different styles

What strikes you about Astana when you get up close is the diverse range of architectural styles, some classic and some neo-futuristic. The

What strikes you about Astana when you get up close is the diverse range of architectural styles, some classic and some neo-futuristic. The

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Bonus interview: Saule Suyundukova, Bayterek Tower

Euronews spoke to Saule Suyundukova at the Bayterek Tower in Astana. We asked her about some of the main features and why it is so popular.

Euronews spoke to Saule Suyundukova at the Bayterek Tower in Astana. We asked her about some of the main features and why it is so popular.

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Focus on Eurasian economic integration in Astana

A key topic at the Astana Economic Forum 2015 was what did the countries gain and lose by joining the EEU. This week Kyrgyzstan became the latest Central Asian country to join the bloc.

A key topic at the Astana Economic Forum 2015 was what did the countries gain and lose by joining the EEU. This week Kyrgyzstan became the latest Central Asian country to join the bloc.

Culture

Astana Ballet Theatre appeals to Budapest audience

As part of its international tour, Kazakhstan’s young Astana Ballet Theatre from Kazakhstan was in Hungary, where it performed to a sold-out theatre

As part of its international tour, Kazakhstan’s young Astana Ballet Theatre from Kazakhstan was in Hungary, where it performed to a sold-out theatre

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Putin in Kazakhstan for talks

Russian president Vladimir Putin has met with the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Russian president Vladimir Putin has met with the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev

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China-Kazakhstan Snow festival

The first China-Kazakhstan snow cultural tourism festival opened on Thursday in the border city of Khorgos in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous

The first China-Kazakhstan snow cultural tourism festival opened on Thursday in the border city of Khorgos in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous

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Astana retain World Tour licence

Pro-tour cycling team Astana have retained their elite status for the 2015 season despite suffering a series of doping cases within the outfit. The

Pro-tour cycling team Astana have retained their elite status for the 2015 season despite suffering a series of doping cases within the outfit. The

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Exploring future energy efficiency and supplies

Energy efficiency and security are big issues, along with finding better ways to reduce production of carbon gases, and experts from around the world

Energy efficiency and security are big issues, along with finding better ways to reduce production of carbon gases, and experts from around the world

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Judo Grand Prix Astana day one

Five medals were up for grabs on day one of the Judo Grand Prix, Astana. Mongolia’s Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh celebrated victory in the women’s under

Five medals were up for grabs on day one of the Judo Grand Prix, Astana. Mongolia’s Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh celebrated victory in the women’s under

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Kazakhstan to showcase 'Future Energy' at Expo 2017

Kazakhstan has officially received the Expo 2017 flag. The exhibition will take place in the capital Astana – the first time in the former Soviet

Kazakhstan has officially received the Expo 2017 flag. The exhibition will take place in the capital Astana – the first time in the former Soviet

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Eurasian Economic Union: 'Trade not politics'

Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus have signed into being an economic union The pact is intended to boost co-operation between the ex-Soviet neighbours

Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus have signed into being an economic union The pact is intended to boost co-operation between the ex-Soviet neighbours

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Russia forms 'epoch-making' trading bloc with Belarus and Kazakhstan

The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have signed a deal to create a vast trading bloc, hoping that it will challenge the economic might

The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have signed a deal to create a vast trading bloc, hoping that it will challenge the economic might

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Eurasian Media Forum in Astana looks to the future

More than 700 delegates from around 70 countries were present at the 12th Eurasian Media Forum in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Famous

More than 700 delegates from around 70 countries were present at the 12th Eurasian Media Forum in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Famous

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Uefa gives green light to new international competition

European football’s governing body Uefa on Thursday announced it will introduce a new competition for the continent’s footballing nations. The Uefa

European football’s governing body Uefa on Thursday announced it will introduce a new competition for the continent’s footballing nations. The Uefa

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World premiere of Kazakhstan's Astana Opera Theatre

The Astana Opera Theatre in Kazakhstan staged a major production this year. Honoured guests from over 25 countries enjoyed the premiere of Giuseppe

The Astana Opera Theatre in Kazakhstan staged a major production this year. Honoured guests from over 25 countries enjoyed the premiere of Giuseppe