independent.com.mt. “Accusations Fly As Alleged Kazakh Torture Victims Demand Malta Takes Action”- Accusations are flying after two former Kazakh bodyguards and alleged torture victims – Pytor Afanassenko and Satzhan Ibraev – held a public meeting this week to demand that Malta takes action against Malta resident Rakhat Aliyev.
farsnews.com. “Kazakhstan Navy Willing to Send Personnel to Iran for Further Training” - Kazakh Navy Commander Rear Admiral Zhandarbek Zhanzakov hailed Iran’s military and defense programs, and announced that his country is planning to send navy personnel and experts to Iran for further training.
globaltimes.cn. “Central Asia abnormally silent on Syria” - The US and Russia have enacted a political compromise to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control and destroy them. However, the political crisis in Syria is not limited by this Washington-Moscow deal.
tengrinews.kz. “Arrested Kazakhstan students in Boston transferred to same cell” - Imprisoned in the United States, Dias Kadyrbaev and Azamat Tazhayakov have been transferred into the same cell after months of daunting solitary confinement. Otherwise their imprisonment conditions haven’t changed except that now got a chair and a desk.
“Kazakhstan to counteract propaganda of same-sex marriages and lifestyles” - Kazakhstan’s PM Serik Akhametov doesn’t rule out amendments into the country’s legislation to fend minors against propaganda of same-sex marriages, Interfax-Kazakhstan reports.
"Kazakhstan and US poised to repeat Philadelphia Experiment" - Independent researchers from Kazakhstan and the United States are planning to try and repeat the Philadelphia Experiment, Express-K reports. This time the attempt will be made on the firm ground in Kazakhstan, not at sea.
kazinform.kz. “Kazakhstan, Russia to ink new Treaty on Good Neighborliness and Alliance Cooperation in the 21st century” - A new Treaty on Good Neighborliness and Alliance Cooperation in the 21stcentury between Kazakhstan and Russia is to be signed during the 10thforum of interregional cooperation in Yekaterinburg, official spokesperson of the Central Communications Service under the President Altai Abibullayev told a weekly briefing on Monday.
businesstraveller.com. “Ritz-Carlton opens its first Kazakhstan hotel” - Ritz-Carlton has opened its first property in Kazakhstan. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty contains 145 guestrooms and suites and sits atop the 37-storey Esentai Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Central Asia. The surrounding Esentai Park development will also feature a shopping mall and residential complexes.