Worldcrunch - Marlboro Rockets, Kazakh Launch Pads And The Future Of Post-Soviet Space Business - In December, the Kazakh space agency announced that it was going to be reevaluating the terms under which Russia leases the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world’s largest facility for space launches -- and the only cosmodrome that Russia uses to launch manned space flights.
Fars News - Iranian Top Diplomat, Kazakh President Discuss Regional Developments - Salehi and Nazarbayev held the meeting on the sidelines of the 'Third Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference' in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Friday.
Eurasianet - Kazakhstan Minister Gets Egg on His Face - Abdenov called the briefing in Almaty on April 26 to douse the flames of the dispute – but one protestor was not in the mood for listening. Activist Andrey Tsukanov got up and hurled two eggs at the minister, Tengri News reports. A video posted by the Total.kz news portal showed Abdenov batting away the make-do missiles.
National News Agency of Malaysia - Afghanistan Faces Threat Of Terrorism From Beyond Its Borders - India - India on Friday said Afghanistan faced persistent threat of terrorism from beyond its borders and asked regional countries to acknowledge the rising dangers posed by these forces and step up counter-terrorism efforts, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
New Statesman - SFO launches criminal investigation into ENRC - The Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) amid allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption relating to the activities of the company or its subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Africa.
Gov.uk - Defence Attache speaks on military relationship with Kazakhstan - Speech given by Sgt Brian Aitchison at Kazakhstan Ministry of Defence on the 21st Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Armed Forces on 7th of May. Originally given at Ministry of Defence, Astana, Kazakhstan . This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered.]
Trend - Kazakh President: Afghanistan remains extremism source - Afghanistan remains a source of terrorist and extremist activities in the region, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev believes, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported.
Yahoo Eurosport - Serie A - Kazakh billionare denies Inter links - The billionaire from Kazakhstan who has been linked with Inter insists “there is no project” to invest.
Your Jewish News - Angry mob undresses woman and rip her clothing after she dressed provocatively - According to a witness, the crowd gathered around the woman and forcibly undressed her. Her clothes were torn and thrown away ensuring that she had nothing to cover her body as a punishment for dressing provocatively.