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Immediate Syria solution shouldn''t be expected at Astana talks: Turkish deputy PM

A solution at Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana should not be expected within one or two days, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.

Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey agreed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria and to prepare for possible peace talks planned in the Kazakh capital of Astana, Russia`s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. 

Troicki crushes Kukushkin to win Sydney title

Troicki crushes Kukushkin to win Sydney title

Serbian Viktor Troicki ruthlessly dismantled ailing Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 6-2 6-3 to win the Sydney International for his second career ATP title on Saturday. 

10 killed in Kazakhstan road accident

At least 10 people were killed and nine others injured when a van collided with a car in the southern Kazakh province of Kyzylorda Wednesday, authorities said.

Kazakhstan halts Russian missile tests on its land after rocket crash

Kazakhstan said on Friday it had suspended rocket and missile tests by Russia at military testing sites rented by Moscow on Kazakh territory after a Russian rocket crashed near a village.

ONGC's $5 bn Kazakh oil deal may fall through

Industry insiders say the blame for falling of ONGC's biggest acquisition may rest with the Indian government which unlike China, has not engaged with Kazakhstan at the highest levels to push the deal through.

Kazakh school expels HIV-positive pupils

School doctors were the first to hear about the children`s HIV status during a BCG vaccination campaign.

State of emergency in Kazakh oil town after riots

Kazakh President declared a 20-day state of emergency and curfew in the western oil city, a day after at least 10 people were killed.

Ten killed in Kazakh Independence Day clashes

Ten people were killed in
clashes between striking oil workers and police at a ceremony
marking Kazakhstan`s Independence Day in the western city of

Kazakh Prez signs controversial law on religion

The Kazakh President on Thursday signed a
law tightening control over religious organisations in a bid
to counter Islamist extremism, drawing criticism from
international rights groups.

Obama, Kazakh leader talk `democratisation`

US Prez spoke with the Kazakh leader about the need for "greater democratisation.

Kazakh strongman vows reform in new term

President Nursultan Nazarbayev was
sworn in for a third decade of his strongman rule.

Kazakh leader set to coast to election victory

Kazakhstan`s president
is so certain of victory in Sunday`s snap election that he
hasn`t bothered hitting the campaign trail.

Kazakh parliament backs extending strongman`s rule to 2020

The Kazakh parliament backed a
plan for a referendum which would extend the mandate of the
Central Asian state`s long serving President Nursultan
Nazarbayev to 2020.

Kazakh yellowcake uranium transfer to Iran would be illegal: US

The US has warned that any
potential transfer of yellowcake uranium to Iran would violate
UN Security Council sanctions.

Kazakh Metrokombank says PNB may buy stake

Punjab National Bank may buy a stake in small Kazakh lender Metrokombank, the bank said on Friday.