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News of Kazakhstan
10 March, 2017, 13:29
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to exchange experiment on fight against Islamophobia
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will exchange experiment on fight against Islamophobia, in regulation of the religious sphere, forming of civil society, and also carrying out effective youth policy, State Committee on work with religious formations said BNews.kz correspondent.
Kazakhstan Senate Chairman meets UN officials
Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Miroslav Jenča, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, and Petko Draganov, UN Special Representative and Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), on 7 March.
#Kazakhstan Senate Chairman
Kazakhstan State Office of Public Prosecutor suggested to strengthen responsibility in shadow economy
The deputy attorney general of Kazakhstan Marat Akhmetzhanov suggested to strengthen responsibility in the sphere of a shadow economy, having strengthened punishments for crimes. He voiced such opinion in the Senate of parliament of Kazakhstan during a round table on discussion of economic crimes, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Rio Tinto plans investing in geological exploration in Kazakhstan
Australian-British concern Rio Tinto plans considerable investments in geological exploration in Kazakhstan, the Kazakh Investment and Development Ministry said March 9.
Golovkin ready for Jacobs fight
IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is 9 days away from his bout against once-beaten Daniel Jacobs on March 18 on HBO PPV. Golovkin says he’s absolutely ready for the fight right now. He wants to get in there and see what Jacobs has got because he feels this is the biggest fight of his 10-year pro career, the Boxing News reported.
South Korean court upholds Park impeachment
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office, the BBC reported.
09 March, 2017, 18:33
Turkish diplomat 'seeks Swiss asylum'
Turkey's deputy ambassador to Switzerland has claimed asylum, according to Swiss media.
Weight-loss surgery for 500kg woman
An Egyptian woman, believed to be the world's heaviest at 500kg (1,102lb), has undergone weight reduction surgery, the BBC reported.
Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Astanagenplan design institute
The head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Research Design Institute Astanagenplan LLP, Akorda's press service reported.
Why an Australian lake has turned pink
A salt lake in Melbourne has turned pink due to a combination of sunlight, warm temperatures and low rainfall, the BBC reported.
Jacobs should fight Golovkin on inside says Monroe
Former world title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. thinks Daniel Jacobs should stay on the inside when he fights IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on March 18 on HBO PPV. Monroe fought Golovkin in 2015, and he was stopped in the 6th round. Monroe says that he had his best success against Golovkin in round 4 and 5 when he was fighting in close, the Boxing News 24 reported.
Kazakhstan plans to implement nearly 20 energy efficiency projects
Kazakhstan plans to implement nearly 20 energy efficiency projects. At the Majilis meeting on attracting investments in energy efficiency, it was stressed that all these projects were included in the so-called Energy Efficiency Map, the Kazakh TV reported.
Nurlan Nigmatullin visited EXPO 2017 objects
Today deputies of Majilis headed by the Chairman of Chamber Nurlan Nigmatullin have visited the territory "Astana EXPO 2017". Majilismena have examined a number of objects under construction and already ready ones, and also have participated in the meeting devoted to questions of preparation and holding the International exhibition, BNews.kz reported.
Turkmenistan hosting seminar on Caspian Sea issues
The International Ocean Institute (IOI) with the support of Turkmenistan’s Foreign Ministry and the State Enterprise on Caspian Sea Issues under the President of Turkmenistan is holding a seminar in Avaza, titled “Caspian Sea – sustainable development and management”, which will last until March 16, the Turkmen government said in a message, the Trend reported.
Goods turnover of Kazakhstan with the EU amounted to over $ 24 bln in 2016
The trade and economic relations of Kazakhstan with the European Union keep high level. Last year, Kazakhstan's foreign trade turnover with the EU countries amounted to more than 24 billion US dollars. This was announced by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Almaz Khamzayev at a briefing in the MFA of Kazakhstan.
Energy firms lead Asia markets down after oil plunge, dollar up
AFP: Energy firms led a broad sell-off in Asian markets Thursday following a five percent plunge in oil prices, but the dollar held on to gains after a surprisingly strong US jobs report.
Loeffler says no deal GGG face Saunders June 10
Tom Loeffler said “no deal is in place” for Gennady Golovkin to face Billy Joe Saunders in a middleweight unification bout on June 10 in Golovkin’s home country of Kazakhstan despite rumors and reports suggesting an agreement has been reached between the two sides, the Ring reported.
Kazakhstan, UN mark 25th anniversary of cooperation
Kazakhstan is marking the 25th anniversary of cooperation with the United Nations. On March 2, 1992 the country joined the United Nations and, thus, received worldwide recognition, Kazakh TV reported.
Medvedev threatened with increase gas prices for an exit from EEU
The Russian Prime Minister declared to heads of governments of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan that nobody is kept violently in the Eurasian Economic Union, BNews.kz reported, RBC reports.
China sees first monthly trade deficit in three years
China has reported its first monthly trade deficit in three years, after imports surged and a slowdown during the Lunar New Year holidays hit output, the BBC reported.
07 March, 2017, 15:24
Dauren Abayev told about the joint movie of the Kazakhstan and foreign directors
Today a joint project of Canada, the USA, Germany, France and Kazakhstan – the documentary series "Equus" telling about history of a domestication of a horse on open spaces of the Great steppe was prsented to the public, D. Abayev said in his Facebook account, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan's parliamentary delegation to visit Belarus 15-17 March
An official visit of Kazakhstan's parliamentary delegation to Belarus is scheduled for 15-17 March, BelTA learned from the House of Representatives.
New exhibition reveals secret history of Rome's Colosseum
AFP: It is famed as the place where gladiators battled lions to the amusement of the citizens of ancient Rome.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev and Sooronbay Jeenbekov discussed issues of bilateral trade and economic cooperation
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev arrived with a working trip to Bishkek to participate in the regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council (EIC), the official website of Prime Minister reported.
Kiev opens club on studying Kazakh language
On an initiative and under patronage of Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine based on the Kiev public library named after Jambyl Zhabayev the club on studying of Kazakh for representatives of the Kazakh diaspora of Ukraine opened for the first time, BNews.kz reported.
India 'human sacrifice': Arrests over 10-year-old's death
Police in the south Indian state of Karnataka have arrested three people in connection with the "human sacrifice" of a 10-year-old girl .
Baku: Good preconditions exist for progress in Caspian Sea status issue
Three of the five Caspian states have a common position on the status of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said.
Kazakhstan and Russia agreed about flight of the Kazakhstan planes over the territory of Russia
The Kazakhstan airlines were granted the right of accomplishment of flights with use of the Trans-Siberian routes, BNews.kz reported.
Google caught spreading fake news over the weekend
Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Google acknowledged Monday reports that it inadvertently allowed false information to spread over the weekend, the CNET reported.
06 March, 2017, 18:31
Social media 'increases loneliness'
Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone, according to US psychologists, the BBC reported.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to construct "Model Highway" in Central Asia
Representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan discussed possibilities of "Model Highway" construction in Central Asia, in the national company "KazAvtoZhol" reported.
#Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
No instructions on smartphones ban at schools - Kazakhstan Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan commented on information on the ban of smartphones at schools. So, according to the vice-Minister of Education and Science Elmira Sukhanberdiyeva, no instructions about the ban of smartphones at schools came to department, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
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These are the best cities in the world to meet people
Part of the fun of traveling to different cities is interacting with locals and meeting new people, the Independent reported.
#the best cities
Premiere of Top Gear in Kazakhstan held
The 24th season of the British TV show Top Gear opened the program from Kazakhstan hosts of which were Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reyd, BNews.kz reported.
It is necessary to work with religious communities and youth organizations - Kazakhstan President
The head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the Minister of Religious Affairs and civil society Nurlan Ermekbayev, Akorda's press service reports.
China defense budget rises at slowest pace in decades: report
AFP: China's defence budget will rise seven percent to $151 billion this year, the slowest annual percentage increase since 1991 and roughly in line with decelerating economic growth, Bloomberg News reported Monday.
Eurasian Intergovernmental Council to convene on March 7 in Bishkek
The members of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council approved the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which will be held on March 7 in Bishkek.
#Eurasian Intergovernmental Council
The first UAVs will appear in Kazakhstan
The representative of the Iveco brand Lorenzo Bernardelli said at the second international automotive forum in Astana, BNews.kz reported. During the forum, Bernardelli presented futuristic concepts of transport with innovative solutions.
Israel approves partial marijuana decriminalisation
AFP: The Israeli government on Sunday approved a plan to partially decriminalise marijuana use in public in favour of fines and treatment, officials said.
Kazakhstan had an opportunity to attract additional foreign investments
JSC Kazyna Capital Management (the affiliated organization JSC Bayterek) attracted Verno Capital to management of affiliated infrastructure fund Kazakhstan Infrastructure Fund (KIF), BNews.kz reported.
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London
Dimash Kudaibergen's virtuoso playing on the dombra stuns spectators in London
Kazakhstan took part in tourism exhibition in Shanghai