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  1. Kazakh president discusses participation of citizenry in operations in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Trend

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with head of the National Security Committee Nurtai Abykayev on countering threats of international terrorism and extremism, the press service of Akorda said Nov.28. "During the meeting, the president of Kazakhstan emphasized the importance of taking all necessary measures aimed at countering threats of international terrorism and extremism, paying particular attention to cases of departure and the participation of Kazakh citizenry in operations in Syria," said a statement.

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  2. 14:15 Nazarbayev, National Security Committee chairman discuss fight against terrorism and extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met today with Chairman of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan Nurtai Abykayev to discuss the modern threats from terrorism and extremism, the press service of the President reports.

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  3. 13:41 President of Kazakhstan approves law on state budget 2015-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Kazakhstan President has approved the the draft law on State Budget for 2015-2017, the press service of the President said Friday. "Taking into account the specifications for socio-economic situation in 2015-2019 based on a conservative scenario of development, as well as the President's orders said in his annual address to the nation "Nurly Zhol", the outlook on the state budget for 2015-2017 years has been revised," said Minister of National Economy Erbolat Dossayev presenting the bill to the plenary session of the Mazhilis on November 19. Thus, the state budget revenues in 2015 is projected at 4,159.5 trillion tenge, in 2016 4,606.2 trillion tenge, in 2017 4,971.7 trillion tenge.

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  4. Kazakh Samruk-Energo reveals assets offered for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    Thus, in 2014, some 50 percent of shares of Jambul TPP JSC, 100 percent of shares of Aktobe CHP JSC; 100 percent of shares of East Kazakhstan regional energy company JSC, 100 percent of shares of Shygysenergotrade LLP, 75 percent + 1 share of Mangistau EDC JSC were offered for sale, said the Chairman of the Board of Samruk-Energo JSC Almasadam Satkaliyev Nov.26 at a briefing in Astana. "It is planned to allocate the revenues from the sale of assets to the development of the main business, including the gradual build-up of energy capacities through the implementation of large investment projects," said Satkaliyev.

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  5. Kazakhstan: grain harvest to total 17.6 mln tonnes in clean weight - " A.MamytbekovRead the original story

    Yesterday | Agricultural Market

    Agrarians of Kazakhstan harvested grains throughout the areas of nearly 14.5 mln ha, or 96.5% of the plan, and produced nearly 18.3 mln tonnes of grains in bunker weight. The average yield totaled 1.26 t/ha, declared Asylzhan Mamytbekov, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on November 17. The Minister stressed that despite rather difficult weather conditions, agricultural commodity producers showed good results of harvesting works, but the losses may be much higher.

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  6. Chelyabinsk region launches new power generating unit at GRES-2Read the original story

    Yesterday | Pravda

    ... only to towns and settlements of the Chelyabinsk region, but also to the Sverdlovsk Region and the Republic of Kazakhstan. "Any appearance of newer, rather than a renovated old enterprise, is certainly a reserve in emergent situations. At the same ...

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  7. Pundit Says Kazakhstan To Carry On Integration With RussiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    PUNDIT SAYS KAZAKHSTAN TO CARRY ON INTEGRATION WITH RUSSIA Regnum news agency, Russia Nov 11 2014 Political analyst from Kazakhstan Daniyar Ashimbayev: The EAEU needs Kyrgyzstan for collection by Ruslan Bakhtigareyev There is just over a month left till the expected official launch of the Eurasian Economic Union. What problems are to be solved in this period? Will the number of the EAEU members increase and who are to become those lucky new members? How will the launch of the integration union impact business? A Regnum correspondent has spoken about this and many other things with a known Kazakh political observer, editor-in-chief of the Kazakh biographical encyclopaedia "Who is Who?", Daniyar Ashimbayev.

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  8. Xi risks backlash in pushing Silk Road ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    PRESIDENT Xi Jinping's grand plan to make China the centre of the world again by reviving the ancient Silk Road trading route faces obstacles at its first stop. In Kazakhstan, through which Xi envisages pipelines, roads and railways revitalising an economic belt that stretches half way around the world to Venice, China has struggled to gain a significant foothold.

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  9. Russia agrees to import fish products from Sri LankaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Colombo Page

    ... would also have the added advantage of exporting their products to the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Kazakhstan since these countries have established a Customs Union with the Russian Federation, whereby a product imported to one country ...

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  10. Save the Children under pressure, 100,000 oppose award for BlairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AlertNet

    ... rights and political freedom had deteriorated while Blair was advising the autocratic president, who has led Kazakhstan since 1990. It said the article "also sought to traduce the reputation of Save the Children, and was neither balanced nor fair", ...

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  11. OSCE: Media Pluralism Further Endangered in KazakhstanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    A reporter works in the office of the Golos Respubliki [Voice of Republic] newspaper in Almaty, Nov. 21, 2012. The government has moved to ban two opposition movements critical of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and to close dozens of opposition media outl The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has condemned as "drastic and disproportionate" an injunction by a court in Kazakhstan effectively shutting down a weekly magazine.

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  12. Kazakhstan harvested nearly 18.7 mln tonnes of grainsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Agricultural Market

    According to the oblast departments of agriculture, as of November 26 agricultural producers of Kazakhstan harvested grains throughout nearly 14.753 mln ha, or 98.4% of the planted areas. The production volumes reached 18.72 mln tonnes of grains, with the average yield of 1.27 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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  13. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan sign documents on cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    "Protocol on amending the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of industrial property protection from 2 June 1997" and "The program of cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan for 2015-2016" were signed in Astana Nov.26 following talks in the presence of the presidents of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the press service of the president of Kazakhstan said. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, speaking at a joint briefing following the talks in an expanded format, said that the approaches of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for many events in the world are the same.

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  14. Kazakh president to hold negotiations in TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will hold negotiations with Turkmen leadership during his official visit to Turkmenistan scheduled for Dec.2, Kazakh presidency said on Nov.26. This railway will run through the territories of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran and will ensure the direct delivery of cargoes among these countries via the shortest route.

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  15. Kazakhstan hosts Energy Charter ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    ... that needs special attention." The first day of the event is dedicated to the presentation of the state policy of Kazakhstan in the field of energy conservation and energy efficiency improvement. It was previously reported that the leading ...

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  16. Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Threaten Media for Terrorism ReportingRead the original story

    Wednesday | EurasiaNet

    By reporting on terrorist propaganda, is a journalist propagating terrorism? Journalists often debate how to cover terrorism without doing more harm than good. But prosecutors in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have a cut and dry answer.

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  17. 13:28 Lower house of Kazakh Parliament sign amendments to bill on official development assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AkiPress

    The lower house of the Parliament of Kazakhstan has signed today the upper house's amendments to the bill on official development assistance, reports Kazinform. The changes made by the Senate do not change the concept of the bill.

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  18. 11:05 Nazarbayev to light Christmas tree in Astana on Dec 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AkiPress

    Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan, will put a light to the main tree of the year the new year tree on December 1, reports the press service of the President.

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  19. 11:02 Hasty withdrawal of ISAF forces from Afghanistan may turn this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AkiPress

    President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed regional security issues amid pullout of the international security assistance forces from Afghanistan, situation in Middle East and Ukrainian crisis during the talks held on November 25 in Astana. A particular attention was paid to bilateral cooperation prospects.

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  20. 10:54 Nazarbayev to pay official visit to TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AkiPress

    President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay state visit to Turkmenistan on December 2, the press service of the Kazakh President said November 26. On December 3, Nazarbayev will take part in the opening ceremony of the railway line Uzen-Bereket-Gorgan that passes Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran territories.

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