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Kazakhstan: striving for nuclear disarmament

1.5 million people in Kazakhstan bear scars and deformities from years of nuclear testing but now something is being done about it

1.5 million people in Kazakhstan bear scars and deformities from years of nuclear testing but now something is being done about it

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The Kazakh role in ridding the world of nuclear weapons

Reflect on what you know about Kazakhstan and your list is likely to include oil, Sacha Baron Cohen’s fictional character Borat or the fact the country has a space launch…

Reflect on what you know about Kazakhstan and your list is likely to include oil, Sacha Baron Cohen’s fictional character Borat or the fact the country has a space launch…

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Four killed in Almaty 'terrorist' shootout

At least three policemen and one civilian were killed in street shootings in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty on Monday (July 18), security officials said.

At least three policemen and one civilian were killed in street shootings in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty on Monday (July 18), security officials said.

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Several police killed in Kazakhstan shooting

Kazakhstan’s interior ministry says three policemen and one civilian have been killed in a series of shootings in the centre of the biggest city Almaty.

Kazakhstan’s interior ministry says three policemen and one civilian have been killed in a series of shootings in the centre of the biggest city Almaty.

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Kazakh police break up anti-government protests

Kazakh police have broken up anti-government protests detaining dozens of protesters and cordoning off the main squares of major cities.

Kazakh police have broken up anti-government protests detaining dozens of protesters and cordoning off the main squares of major cities.

Sport

Judo: Almaty matters for Rio qualifying hopefuls

Many believe Friday 13th is unlucky but it turned out to be full of good fortune for a number of competitors on the first day of the Almaty Grand

Many believe Friday 13th is unlucky but it turned out to be full of good fortune for a number of competitors on the first day of the Almaty Grand

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Kazakhstan returns ruling party of President Nazarbayev - again

The party of Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev has won a landslide in Sunday’s snap election. It captured 82 percent of the vote, according

The party of Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev has won a landslide in Sunday’s snap election. It captured 82 percent of the vote, according

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Snap election in Kazakhstan

People voting on 20 March in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan. According to an exit poll the party of president Nursultan Nazarbayev has won the snap

People voting on 20 March in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan. According to an exit poll the party of president Nursultan Nazarbayev has won the snap

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Kazakhstan diversifies economy to survive oil and gas slump

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

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Davos: Kazakhstan seeks slice of new industrial age

As world economies struggle with global growth challenges, the Davos forum is a chance to share ideas and solutions. Amid plunging oil prices

As world economies struggle with global growth challenges, the Davos forum is a chance to share ideas and solutions. Amid plunging oil prices

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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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Kazakhstan moves to snoop on its citizens' internet traffic

Kazakhstan has been accused taking a leaf out of China’s book with its “back door attempt” to gain access to all encrypted web traffic as it flows in

Kazakhstan has been accused taking a leaf out of China’s book with its “back door attempt” to gain access to all encrypted web traffic as it flows in

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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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Heirs of the Great Steppe: 550 years of the Kazakh khanate

Kazakhstan is celebrating its ancient roots with around 100 events across the country marking the @550th anniversary of the Kazakh

Kazakhstan is celebrating its ancient roots with around 100 events across the country marking the @550th anniversary of the Kazakh

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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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Making history, Denmark's first man in space

Andreas Mogensen has a packed schedule on his trip to the ISS, after docking he'll be returning to earth just eight days later with important research results into muscle atrophy as well as the title

Andreas Mogensen has a packed schedule on his trip to the ISS, after docking he'll be returning to earth just eight days later with important research results into muscle atrophy as well as the title

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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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Judo World Championships: Emane claims third career world title

Veteran French judoka Gevrise Emane couldn’t stop the tears as she sang her national anthem after winning her third world title. The 33-year-old

Veteran French judoka Gevrise Emane couldn’t stop the tears as she sang her national anthem after winning her third world title. The 33-year-old

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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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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

Business

Kazakhstan's currency plunges after central bank abandons USD peg

The Kazakh currency, the tenge, has lost a quarter of its value against the US dollar after abandoning a peg to the Greenback. The country’s national

The Kazakh currency, the tenge, has lost a quarter of its value against the US dollar after abandoning a peg to the Greenback. The country’s national

Culture

Making sure ancient Kazakh treasures are enjoyed for generations

The accent is on the past in the ancient silk road city of Taraz in southern Kazakhstan, with a new drive to make sure that historic landmarks can be

The accent is on the past in the ancient silk road city of Taraz in southern Kazakhstan, with a new drive to make sure that historic landmarks can be