Kazakhstan's first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly announced his resignation in a televised addressed nearly 30 years since taking office.
Appeal comes after no progress is made in 11th round of Russian-sponsored talks in Kazakh capital.
Sacha Baron Cohen intervenes after incident in Kazakh capital
The competition saw Russia come out on top, while female fighters made their debut
International Sovereign Wealth Funds have been gathering in Astana to explore new frontiers and tap into more markets.
In 25 years, Plácido Domingo has made Operalia the world's premier opera competiton, which this year was held in Kazakhstan.
Technology is evolving at such a rapid pace that life as we know it could be unrecognisable within the next few decades. But that doesn’t just mean
How our planet powers its future is the hot topic at this year’s Eurasian Media Forum, in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
The international discussion
The Astana Expo 2017 has opened with a spectacular ceremony.
The event, under the theme of Future Energy takes place between June 10 and September
Moscow has said warplanes from the US-led international coalition will not be able to fly over safe zones in Syria which have been agreed on at international talks in…
Syria’s armed opposition is rejecting a Russian plan to create safe zones in the country, saying it is a threat to territorial integrity.
Geneva peace talks on Syria doomed to fail
There is said to be a note of “cautious optimism” going into the second and final day of indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and rebel…
Syria's opposition and government representatives are meeting in Astana, in the latest efforts to secure peace after a six-year long civil war.
Since 11:00 CET on Thursday May 26,you have been able to follow live the plenary session from the Astana Economic Forum.
In this session speakers
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
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
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
During September and October, Kazakhstan celebrates the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate. The Khanate, which has existed from
Japan thrashed surprise finalists Poland to win the women’s team title at the World Judo Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Having already beaten
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
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 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
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
A statue in Astana celebrates the legacy of Kerey and Zhanibek Khan
Construction of the Bayterek Tower began in 1997, the year the capital was moved from Almaty to Astana