Police in Kazakhstan have arrested scores of protesters upset over the election of the country's first new president in 30 years.
Cities are the engines of growth. This was the conclusion when the 12th Astana Economic Forum examined the drivers of growth in the modern world, under the theme of “Inspiring growth: People, Cities, Economies”.
Exit polls by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute on Sunday evening gave interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev over 70% of the vote.
Critics say the election is unlikely to be free or fair. Human Rights Watch says "the transition has been carefully orchestrated and highly controlled".
We’re entering an unpredictable era where lack of certainty is the only constant - this is a key takeaway from two packed and inspiring days at the Astana Economic Forum.
Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday (June 4) released a video showing a test-launch of a new anti-ballistic missile from Sary Shagan testing range in Kazakhstan
Some people at the annual Eurasian Media Forum believe artificial intelligence will cause the next "renaissance of humanity" but others think this will come at the cost of serious inequality. Witness the debate in this feature of Focus.
World politics, global overconsumption, the arrival of artificial intelligence, and a peek into the blogosphere - the 2019 Eurasian Media Forum Kazakhstan doesn’t shy away from asking big questions.
‘The world today: Transforming reality?’ The theme for the 2019 Eurasian Media Forum poses a big question. The summit, taking place on 22nd to 24th May in Almaty, Kazakhstan, digs deep into the key issues facing the media today.
Under the spotlight at this years Astana Economic Forum are the challenges of ensuring sustainable urban growth in Kazakhstan and across the rest of the planet.
After 11 years in business, the Astana Economic Forum (AEF) is regarded as one of the most influential international platforms for discussing the recovery and development of the global economy and financial system
A Russian rocket has been successfully launched and is on its way to the International Space Station
Kazakhstan's first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly announced his resignation in a televised addressed nearly 30 years since taking office.
Adventures travels to Shymbulak near Almaty in Kazakhstan to test some of the many winter sports on offer.
Aventures takes to the sleigh to experience dog sledding in Kazakhstan.
Three spaceflyers launched on Monday (December 3) to the International Space Station (ISS) abort a Russian Soyuz rocket.
A Russian Soyuz rocket launches to the International Space Station with three new crew from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
The film is set in the post-Soviet Belarus of the 1990s where young Evelina is desperate to get to Chicago and earn her living as a professional house DJ.i
Festival pitches itself as major forum for co-productions in the former Kazakh capital, the cradle of Soviet cinema with a long tradition of filmmaking.
Miles of white beaches, sand dunes and blue water. The Caspian Sea offers truly unexpected views. A hundred kilometers from the shore of this sea, which is actually a lake, you can go into a completely different world, including the Torysh Valley, a huge desert expanse of mysterious round stones.
The Torysh Valley is strewn with round-shaped rocks and stones of varying dimensions: from spheres that you can hold in one hand to those that reach up to 3 meters in diameter. There are no studies that prove the exact process of formation of these spheres, but they probably have a volcanic origin.
Burabay National Park takes its name from the lake and the town nearby. Wild nature, in a mosaic of hills, steppes, forests and lakes, stretches for 835 square kilometers. One of the best ways to enjoy this wild nature is on horse back, while there is also a diverse abundance of flora and fauna.
Vladimir Zemblevskiy, a falconer who has been working with birds for 40 years, showed Euronews how a hunt takes place with a 5-year-old male golden eagle in the steppe, not far from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
Euronews visits Shymbulak, one of the most popular ski resorts in Kazakhstan, not far from Almaty. From December to April it is the winter sports kingdom. In the summer, the mountains turn into a paradise for lovers of hiking and mountain biking, or for exploring the nearby steppes with a buggy.
Just forty minutes from the center of Almaty is the Medeu Alpine sports complex, where you can take the cableway to reach Shymbulak, a natural park and the most popular ski resort of Kazakhstan. In the summer season, the mountains turn into a paradise for lovers of hiking and mountain biking.
The convention sees five nations - Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan – agree to the status of the disputed body of water.