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February 15 2016

Syria calls on UN to condemn Turkish attacks on Kurds

Damascus addresses UN over Turkey's shelling of its northern territory as Kurdish fighters say they will not retreat.


​Turkish citizen assaulted in Atyrau

As Internal Affairs Department press service reported, the criminal police detained 27-y.o resident of Atyrau who on February 8, approx. at 20.30 together with another suspect committed assault against 37-y.o citizen of Turkey.


​Sensation: Debutants Kazakhstan team became bronze prize-winner of UEFA Futsal EURO finals

In Belgrade futsal match between Kazakhstan national team and Serbia ended with the score 5:2 in favor of Kazakhstan.


KPI says oil prices could reach $50 a barrel mid-2017

Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) said on Saturday oil prices could reach a range of $50 to $60 a barrel by mid-2017, the official state news agency reported.


Oil prices jump after Opec deal speculation

Crude gains in morning trading but analysts remain sceptical a coordinated production cut will be agreed.


​Nazarbayev to pay official visit to Iran in late April

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to Iran in late April, 2016, reports the Ministry of Investments and Development.


February 12 2016

​Tengizchevroil Achieved A Production Record In 2015

Last year, the Kazakh company “Tengizchevroil" (TCO) produced a record volume of oil in its history – 27.16 million tons. “In 2008, the company completed a project for injection of raw gas, and another one for construction of a second generation plant. This increased the daily oil production to about 75 million tons, or 600,000 barrels. The daily natural gas production reached a level of 22 million cubic meters. Last year, the volume of crude oil production was 27.16 million tons, or 217 million barrels. Its a new record for the enterprise in terms of annual production," the press service of Tengizchevroil announced.


Ambassador to launch campaign to commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between USA and Kazakhstan

On February 11, U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol officially launched a yearlong campaign to commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between the USA and Kazakhstan.


Syria: Russian PM warns of world war if troops sent in

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that the deployment of foreign ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in a world war.


A Third Of Kazakhstan's Roads To Become Toll By 2025

By 2025, about 30 percent of roads in Kazakhstan will be toll. Deputy Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic Jenis Kasymbek announced the news on February 9, while delivering a speech at a meeting of the State Interdepartmental Commission on Emergency Prevention and Remediation. “Today, the total length of roads of national importance is about 21,000 kilometers. We intend to switch about 7,000 kilometers into the category of toll roads by 2025, which is about 30 percent of the total length," he said.


Alstom increased its stake in Kazakh EKZ to 50%

Alstom and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy closed the deal of Alstom's acquisition of an additional 25% in the EKZ joint venture (JV), formed by Alstom, KTZ and Transmashholding to produce electric locomotives in Kazakhstan.


Zurich prison guard 'helped Syrian flee jail'

Swiss police on Tuesday launched a manhunt for a Syrian man convicted of rape, after he fled his cell along with a female prison guard.


February 11 2016

Russia says U.S. planes bombed Syria's Aleppo on Wednesday

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that two U.S. aircraft had bombed the Syrian city of Aleppo on Feb. 10, and that Russian planes had not been operating in the area.


Royal Dutch Shell keen to expand footprint in Kazakhstan

The UK-Dutch oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell is interested in expanding presence in Kazakhstan.


February 10 2016

3 arrested for roles in construction of collapsed Taiwan apartment tower

Time is running out to find survivors in the rubble left by a powerful earthquake that shook southern Taiwan. But the process of holding people responsible for some of the devastation is just beginning.


​Drilling 15 thousand meters wells still relevant within Eurasia project - S. Mynbayev

International project "Eurasia" providing for drilling of wells 15 kilometers deep at the Caspian shelf is still relevant, Chairman of the Board "KazMunaiGas" National Company Sauat Mynbayev told.


Germany train crash: Controller error theory dismissed

German police have rejected as speculation a report that a line controller turned off an automatic safety system shortly before two passenger trains collided in Bavaria.


​Holidays in Almaty more affordable, than in Turkey - Baibek

Holidays in Almaty are more affordable than in Turkey, said Bauyrzhan Baibek, Mayor of Almaty.


Oil prices fall 2%

Crude oil prices fell 2 percent on Monday as supply overhang concerns grew after a Saudi-Venezuela meeting on Sunday showed few signs of coordination to boost prices.


TCO increasing gas production

"Tengizchevroil" LLP, which is developing Tengiz and Korolev oil and gas fields, is increasing the volume of gas production.


​Visa regime must be abolished between Kazakhstan and Iran - A. Abedi

Chairman of Baiterek Holding Kuandyk Bishimbayev, who's been appointed co-chairman of the Kazakh-Iranian Business Council, and Amir Abedi, the co-chairman of the Iranian side, signed the memorandum on mutual understanding in Tehran, the press service of the Holding informs


Curse to hold? 2,500yo Altai Princess will not be reburied, local judge rules

A judge in Russia's southeastern Altay republic has ruled that the mummy of a 2,500 year-old “Altay princess," which is currently being exhibited at a museum, should not be reburied as requested by local council elders, who believe she is cursed.


Sensation: Debutants Kazakhstan oust holders Italy, Kazakhstan 5-2 Italy

UEFA Futsal EURO finals debutants Kazakhstan ended the reign of holders Italy to set up a last-four encounter with Spain, for which Cacau's side will be without inspirational, forward-running goalkeeper Higuita due to suspension.


19th World Festival of Youth & Students to be held in Russia in 2017

The World Federation of Democratic Youth and international student organizations attending the International Consultative Meeting on Feb 7, this year, decided to hold the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia in 2017,according to the official website of the Russian Ministry of Youth Affairs.


Deadly train crash in Germany caused by 'human error'

A rail collision that killed at least ten people in Bavaria was triggered by a human mistake, said a source who saw the initial report. Two trains crashed into one another when they were riding on the same track.