Thursday Feb 27
Kazakhstan: Counting the Costs of Devaluation
Butchers sell fresh cuts of meat at an outdoor market in Almaty during Nauruz, a spring festival celebrated in many Islamic countries, in mid March 2011.
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
Kazakh Court Shuts Down Independent Newspaper
ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- One of Kazakhstan's few independent newspapers has been shut down.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Three Kazakh Bloggers Detained Again After Serving 10 Days In Jail
Three bloggers in Kazakhstan have been detained again after serving 10 days in jail on hooliganism charges.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The city of Eugene spent $20,000 to remove a low ledge at the corner of Broadway and Willamette where people often stopped to sit, people with "undesirable behaviors" according to a recent KVAL news story on the wall's demolition.
Kazakhstan's Central Bank Urges Calm amid Post-Devaluation Bank Run
Kazakhstan's central bank is appealing for calm as rumors that some financial institutions are in trouble following last week's currency devaluation have provoked a run on three banks.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Kazakh Devaluation Leads To Bank Run
ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Hundreds of clients of three major banks in Kazakhstan are waiting in long lines trying to withdraw their deposits following the abrupt devaluation of the national currency, the tenge.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
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Trade ban has Russia's knickers in a twist
This photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, shows women during a protest against the ban of lace underwear in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Kazakh government getting into ladies' panties with new lace underwear ban
News of an upcoming ban on lace underwear by former Soviet Union countries has compelled some women in Kazakhstan to take to the street, who say that wearing the garments is "a personal choice."
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Kazakh Police Breaks Up Protest Against Devaluation
Dozens of angry protesters picketed the headquarters of Kazakhstan's National Bank in Almaty on February 12, demanding an explanation for a decision to devalue the national currency, the tenge, by 19 percent.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Kazakhstan: Retrial Fails to Put Political Killing to Rest
Rakhat Aliyev, seen here as the ambassador of Kazakhstan to the OSCE at a meeting in Vienna in April 2007, was once married to Dariga Nazarbayeva, the daughter of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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The health of the U.S. economy and the extraordinary and controversial measures the Federal Reserve has taken to support it will top the agenda when Janet Yellen testifies to lawmakers for the first time as head of the Federal Reserve.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Familiarity with Kazakhstan's new name needs time
It will take a long time for Kazakhstan to get rid of the 'stan' prefix, according to Kazakh political analyst Eduard Poletaev.
Trial Against Independent Kazakh Newspaper Begins
The editors of the periodical, which is known for its harsh criticism of the Kazakh authorities, insist the charges are politically motivated.