Telegraph - Breast implant explosives could be used in terrorist attack - Heathrow Airport staff have been warned that women could conceal dangerous explosives in their breasts.
Human Rights Watch - Kazakhstan: Lawyer in Forced Psychiatric Detention - Kazakh authorities should immediately release a lawyer from unlawful, forced psychiatric detention and ensure her safety. They should give the lawyer immediate access to her legal representative and take steps to hold accountable all those responsible for her unlawful detention. A civil court hearing to consider Zinaida Mukhortova’s forced hospitalization has been scheduled for August 16, 2013.
Eurasianet - Kazakhstan Unhappy with Russian Rocket Crash Cleanup - A month and a half after a Russian spacecraft exploded on takeoff in Kazakhstan, the two sides are still bickering over the cleanup.
USPR Wire - Recently released market study: Kazakhstan and Central Asia Telecommunications Report Q3 2013 - In April 2013, Kazakhstani national telecoms operator Kazakhtelecom announced the 100% acquisition of Digital TV, a pay-TV and cable operator, previously owned by holding company Alem Communications. This move follows Kazakhtelecom's acquisition of operator MaxCom in March 2013, both for undisclosed figures. BMI believes Kazakhstan favours a strategy of consolidation in the broadband, fixed-line and pay-TV sectors, as it looks to capitalise on a growing demand for data and strengthen its dominant position.
KAZINFORM - Average salary in Kazakhstan was KZT 113 000 in July – Statistics Agency - The average monthly nominal wage per employee amounted to 112 thousand 792 tenge in July 2013, according to the Kazakh Agency for Statistics.
Daily Record - Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes: Celtic players will be focused on battling at Pittodrie not on the Kazakhstan match - Neil Lennon’s squad are planning a quick getaway from Aberdeen with their chartered jet fuelled-up and ready to whisk them off to Kazakhstan for their Champions League play-off clash with Shakhtyor Karagundy.