Samruk Kazyna, Sep 4 2014:

Umirzak Shukeyev, Chairman of Kazakh Sovereign Fund Samruk-Kazyna and Shigeo Katsu, Rector of the Nazarbayev University signed a memorandum of cooperation for developing "intellectual innovation...

Samruk Kazyna, Sep 5 2014:

Kazakh Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk Kazyna plans to sell 14 companies in September and has completed preparation for presale of assets under the privatization.
Deputy Chairman of the Board...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

Erlan Idrissov, Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Samoa for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) from September 1-3, and on his return, advocated...

Tengri News, Sep 5 2014:

20 armed force personnel from Kazakhstan will join UN peacekeeping missions in Haiti, Western Sahara, Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia, according to the Defense Ministry. The personnel include ranks from...

Yahoo News, Sep 3 2014:

Kazakhstan joined the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APFNHRI) as an associate member during its 19th annual forum held in India.
The three day APF Forum witnessed...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sep 11 2014:

Deputy of the Majilis Yegor Kappel led a delegation, including Majilis deputy Yuri Timoshenko and President of the Association of Jewish National Organizations of Kazakhstan "Mitzvah" Alexander...

Tengri News, Sep 7 2014:

Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov met with visiting U.S. Codel consisting of House Representatives Dana Rohrabacher‬ (R-CA) and Gergory Meeks (D-NY) to discuss bilateral efforts to...

Radio Tochka, Aug 15 2014:

Michael Frachetti, a professor of anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis gave an interview to the radio program "Through the eyes of a foreigner" hosted by Kazakh author Botagoz...

Portland Press Herald, Aug 17 2014:

Representatives of six high school and college in Maine will travel in September to Kazakhstan to invite international students to study in Maine, under a program run by the Maine International...

The Astana Times, Aug 18 2014:

Gulmira Dauletova, a Kazakh chess player and International Master, won the bronze medal amidst players who played at the fifth, back-up board, at the 41st World Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway....

NASA Earth Observatory:

The Landsat 8 satellite captured a clear image of the border between eastern Kazakhstan and China on September 9,2013. The Chinese side is dark green, because of China's aggressive land use policy...

Silk Road Reporters, Aug 21 2014:

The Kazakh government has recently taken many measures to boost tourism and FDI into Kazakhstan, the chief among which has been the relaxation of the visa regime.
On June 12th, Kazakh...

The New York Times, Aug 21 2014:

An article in the Architecture section of the New York Times praises Astana's rapid development. Fueled by Kazakhstan's oil and gas revenue, Astana (which means "capital city" in Kazakh) is now an...

OzarksFirst.com, Aug 21 2014:

In his continuing economic development tour across the United States, Ambassador Kairat Umarov has been on the road promoting Kazakhstan as a market for American companies. Last week, the...

Tengri News, Aug 10 2014:

A family of three snow leopards-- including a female and two cubs-- was caught on surveillance camera footage at Kazakhstan's Kolsay Kolderi National Park for the first time.
Snow Leopards...

USAID:

USAID’s Diversification of Monotown Economies (DOME) program is helping Kazakhstan's "monotowns"--that rely on a single factory or industry for sustenance--to diversify their economies. The...

Shalom Life, Aug 13 2014:

There is a small but vibrant Jewish community in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan's Jewish population surged dramatically when Stalin exiled thousands of Jews from the Pale of Settlement. An...

The Astana Times, Aug 8 2014:

President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced a major government restructuring on August 6, while addressing a session of the government at the Akorda presidential residence. Instead of 17 ministries,...

Kazakh Foreign Ministry, Aug 21 2014:

Last week the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States, Kairat Umarov, visited Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona. During his visit, the Ambassador had a number of meetings with the leadership and...

TengriNews, Aug 7 2014:

President Nursultan Nazarbayev called for new Senate eleections to be held on October 1 of this year, continuing the democratic reforms affirmed in Kazakhstan’s constitution.
Nearly 80...