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Kazakh weightlifters eye three gold medals

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:52

Alexey Ni, head coach of the national weightlifting team of Kazakhstan, has said his team aim to win three gold medals at the Asian Games this year in Incheon, South Korea.

Sole Brunei participant leaves for Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:33

Cyclist Muhammad I`maadi Abd Aziz, the only athlete representing Brunei in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, left here for Glasgow, Scotland.

Democracy falling in ex-Soviet countries: Survey

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 04:55

Democracy is declining in many nations that emerged from the collapse of the Soviet Union as governments take their cue from an increasingly repressive Russia, a new poll said Wednesday.

Putin to seal new post-Soviet union with Belarus, Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:19

Russian President Vladimir Putin on today arrived in the Kazakh capital where he was set to sign a deal with his Kazakh and Belarussian counterparts creating a new economic union championed by Moscow.

Russian-Western crew blasts off for ISS onboard Soyuz rocket

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 03:59

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a Russian-Western crew blasted off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station, as space cooperation between Moscow and the West presses on despite their worst standoff since the Cold War.

ISS crew lands safely in Kazakhstan after 188 days in space

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:29

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) landed in Kazakhstan on Tuesday after 188 days in space, during which they orbited Earth more than 3,000 times and traveled almost 79.8 million miles.

10 killed in Kazakhstan road accident

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 01:49

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 offers oil field to ONGC Videsh

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 14:22

Nearly a year after it blocked India's USD 5 billion deal to take stake in Kashagan oilfield, Kazakhstan has offered ONGC Videsh Ltd a stake in a medium sized Abai oil block in the Caspian Sea.

Chidambaram to attend ADB meet, to leave for Kazakh on May 2

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 19:18

Finance Minister P Chidambaram is leaving for Kazakhstan on May 2 to attend the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Putin orders crackdown on NGOs

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 20:55

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a crackdown on "destructive" non-government organisations, saying such groups were behind the mass protests that brought down Ukraine`s government.

New `silk road`, rail link from China`s factories to Europe

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:41

It is one of the world`s longest railways -- an approximately 11,000-kilometre "modern-day silk road" that traverses Russia and Kazakhstan to link a megacity in the heart of China with a key commercial hub in western Germany.

Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 04:58

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off Tuesday from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on.