Tengri News, Nov 8 2014:

The famous British band Pink Floyd will include footage of the Aral Sea in its music video for its new song "Louder than Words" from the album The Endless River.

The Guardian, Nov 8 2014:

The Guardian calls upon the international community to protect Kazakh apples that grow along the Tien Shan mountain range, bordering China.

Apples have a long history in Kazakhstan,...

USA Today, Nov 7 2014:

Kazakhstan has put in a compact and affordable bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in front of the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees.
Kazakh officials have said...

Tengri News, Nov 17 2014:

Two time Olympic champion, Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin won the gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship in Almaty, and also set a new world record in his final attempt. He thus became...

EdgeKZ:

The Aral Sea was once one of the world's four largest lakes, but Soviet irrigation projects in the 1960s, caused it to shrink to 10% of its original size. Now, Kazakhstan and the UN are working...

Tengri News, Nov 8 2014:

World-renowned economist Nouriel Roubini has predicted that Kazakhstan has a bright future, with the potential to succeed in public services and diversifying the economy. He said the country can...

Tengri News, Nov 8 2014:

Almaty's Valentin Nizovkin had developed a wind farm that produces electricity, a prototype of which is installed in the Shelek corridor. Estimations say that it is capable of producing 10...

Trend, Nov 6 2014:

Air Astana will add six more planes-- including an Airbus A320s and three Boeing 767s--to its fleet by 2019, bringing the total up to 36 planes. The airlines began renewing its fleet in 2011 and...

Asia Travel Tips, Nov 18 2014:

Air Astana has launched direct flights between Almaty and Dubai, which complements Air Astana's four times weekly service between Astana and Abu Dhabi.

Silk Road Reporters, Nov 18 2014:

Central Asia has long suffered from geographical isolation due to its landlocked nature. China has invested in railway links through the region, but these will mainly serve the Chinese interests...

The Astana Times, Nov 18 2014:

An editorial in The Astana Times notes that the general attitude of Kazakhs toward their country is improving. A survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, a UK based market research company, and...

Tengri News, Nov 13 2014:

Kazakhstan will see its first McDonald's outlet open in the second half of 2015, with Kazakhstan-based Kairat Boranbayev being a franchisee.
In a press release, Douglas M. Goare, President...

The Astana Times, Oct 31 2014:

U.S. and Central Asian government officials, scholars and media members attended a forum “Prospects for Regional Integration in Central Asia,” in Washington, co-organised by the Central Asia...

Business Standard:

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said that a bill "On Official Development Assistance" currently being introduced in the parliament will focus on Central Asia and Afghanistan, and will...

The National Interest:

Twenty years ago this week, the United States transported over 600 kgs of highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Kazakhstan to Oak Ridge, Tennessee in an operation known as Project Sapphire. This HEU...

Manila Standard Today:

Instead of bombing the Islamic State (IS) or blocking their financing, Kazakhstan has proposed a peaceful alternative to the international community-- an Interfaith Dialogue in 2015. For the fifth...

The Astana Times:

Jeremy Tredinnick writes in an Op-Ed in The Astana Times that his book An Illustrated History of...

The Astana Times:

A new 20-episode TV series, produced by the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports, will be broadcast in 2015, to celebrate the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate-- the...

This is America:

On November 20th, Dennis Wholey is on location in the Republic of Kazakhstan to learn about the country’s emerging role in the world. Sitting close to Europe, China and Russia and with its eyes...

Embassy of Kazakhstan

On November 18, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Washington hosted the sixth annual dinner, which was attended by American religious leaders and representatives of the US Administration. The main...