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  1. Truly Nolen International hosts conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Pest Control

    ... has been important to our success." The franchises that have opened since July 1, 2016, are located in Almaty, Kazakhstan; San Antonio, Chile; and Auckland, New Zealand. These three openings bring the company's total to 209 offices in 62 countries.a ...

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  2. Concordia Success Highlighted By Stingers Hockey Call-UpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | The Link

    ... Gibson of Queen's University, 40 invitees will be whittled down to the final 22-man roster bound for Almaty, Kazakhstan, host city of the Games. The Games are set to take place between Jan. 25 and Feb. 10 of next year. Should either of the three ...

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  3. The 8 cheapest cities in the world to live inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... dense population and slums keep prices down. Food, transport, and housing are all super cheap. 7 (joint). Almaty, Kazakhstan - Houses are hard to come by, but there are plenty of flats that keep the accommodation supply buoyant. And because ...

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  4. 09:14 Kyrgyzstan updates annual contingency plan in case of refugee influxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | AkiPress

    ... y of Emergency Situations, while continuing support will be provided through the UNHCR Regional Office in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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  5. Kazakhstan to Rename Capital After President?Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | EurasiaNet

    Only a week after Kazakhstan celebrated the 23rd anniversary of its national currency by sticking the face of President Nursultan Nazarbayev on banknotes , talk is afoot of renaming the capital after the leader. Nazarbayev is already object of a vigorous campaign of state-engineered adulation that often tips into a full-on cult of personality, but this is taking things to a new level.

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  6. Kazakhstan: Tax Chief Named Deputy Head of Security ServicesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | EurasiaNet

    An eyebrow-raising appointment to the higher echelons of Kazakhstan's security services suggests greater emphasis is about to be placed on combating corruption. The presidential administration announced in a tweet on November 21 that Daulet Yergozhin was being moved from his long-term position as chief of the tax committee to become the new deputy head of National Security Committee, or KNB, the successor agency to the KGB.

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  7. 14:19 Kazakhstan, UNESCO agree on preserving 8 Kazakh monuments in World Heritage ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | AkiPress

    Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov arrived in Paris, where he met with Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova. "The two agreed to preserve 8 Kazakhstani monuments in the first Chang'an Tianshan corridor of the Silk Road in the List of UNESCO World Heritage sites," the press service of the Kazakh prime minister reported.

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  8. New freight train links Inner Mongolia, KazakhstanRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 20 | Xinhuanet

    The 41-compartment train, loaded with production equipment, daily necessities, building materials and other commodities, left Ulan Qab in Inner Mongolia and crossed northern and northwestern China before leaving the country through the Alataw Pass in Xinjiang. The 4,532-km trip to Alma-Ata, the largest city in Kazakhstan and a major trade center in Central Asia, will take eight days.

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  9. Exclusive: Kazakh lenders KKB and Halyk in merger talks - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Kazakhstan's two biggest lenders, Kazkommertsbank and Halyk Bank , are discussing a merger to create a bank with assets of US$27 billion that would dwarf its competitors, two sources familiar with the talks told Reuters. The logo of Kazkommertsbank is pictured on an automated teller machine in Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 5, 2016.

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  10. Exclusive: Kazakh lenders KKB and Halyk in merger talks - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Reuters

    Kenges Rakishev, Kazakh businessman and the controlling shareholder of Kazkommertsbank, takes a photo on his phone prior to a meeting of Kazakhstan's National Chamber of Entrepreneurs 'Atameken' in Almaty, Kazakhstan, February 9, 2016. ), are discussing a merger to create a bank with assets of $27 billion that would dwarf its competitors, two sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

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  11. Qatar anti-doping lab suspended from work by WADARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | CBC News

    ... says it is "an independent entity reporting directly to The Emir of the State of Qatar." The others are: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Lisbon, Portugal; Madrid; Bloemfontein, South Africa. Labs in Rio de Janeiro and Beijing were also temporarily suspended ...

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  12. Nowhere to run? Trump shock raises doubts over investor havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    In a year when politics has defied forecasts and uncertainty reigned, the traditional "safe haven" status of assets like bonds, gold and the Swiss franc has weakened, raising doubts about the existence of any true refuge in stormy markets. Gold bars are seen at the Kazakhstan's National Bank vault in Almaty, Kazakhstan, September 30, 2016.

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  13. LIVE Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2016Live coverage from the...Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2016 | World Curling Federation

    ... take the women's title at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015 in the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace, Almaty, Kazakhstan on Saturday (14 November) afternoon. Korea beat Japan by 11-7 in Saturday (14 November) morning's men's final of the ...

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  14. Bank Hapoalim should have told regulator about harassment case -cbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Reuters

    ... The employee, who has since left the bank, claimed she was harassed by the senior official at a hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in December 2006. Hapoalim said in a statement that the employee received a larger than usual severance package on the ...

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  15. Weekend Boxing Recap: A Scorcher in San Juan Enlivens a Ho Hum DocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Sweet Science

    ... now look forward to another big payday. Vazquez indicated after the fight that he planned to retire. In Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kanat Islam improved to 22-0 (18) and acquired a minor WBA super welterweight strap with a 12-round unanimous decision over ...

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  16. Public Schedule: Public Schedule: October 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | State Department

    ... Please click here for more information. Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan from October 24 to 26 for discussions on counternarcotics and rule of law programs with Kazakhstani officials, including with the ...

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  17. Public Schedule: Public Schedule: October 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | State Department

    ... Please click here for more information. Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan for discussions on counternarcotics and rule of law programs with Kazakhstani officials, including with the Kazakhstan Ministry of ...

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  18. Need for Reforms Intensifies Amid Weak Growth in Caucasus, Central AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | International Monetary Fund

    ... and job creation, much needed to preserve and improve living standards," KA hkA nen told reporters in Almaty, Kazakhstan. "The protracted nature of these shocks underlines the pressing need to diversify these economies away from their dependence on ...

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  19. Fake it till you make it: The question of doctored passports from Syria to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    In today's socio-political climate - as the refugee crisis steadily escalates while Western countries clamp down on border control - passport fraud is more commonplace than one might expect. American and European security officials have spoken of an "epidemic," as seen through the However, passport fraud is not limited to desperate refugees in search of safety and security - in fact, the crime can also be taken up by shady business oligarchs.

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  20. Fate of Kazakh Land Reform Protesters Likely - Sealed'Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Transitions Online

    Observers feel a guilty verdict is inevitable, as critics accuse government of launching a smear campaign against activists through friendly media. The ongoing trial of two Kazakh land rights activists accused of inciting social and national disorder, spreading false information, and organizing an illegal protest in Atyrau, western Kazakhstan, hinges on "dubious testimonies," Eurasianet reports .

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