tengrinews.kz. "Nazarbayev offers Russia to cooperate in geological exploration of Caspian Depression"- At the XI Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested Russia to start joint geological exploration to find new oil fields.
bbc. com. “Kazakhstan: Hunters try to save rare Tazy dog breed” - Hunters in Kazakhstan have organised a dog show as part of an attempt to preserve one of the world's rarest breeds - the Tazy. Bred by nomads for hunting rabbits, foxes and even wolves in Kazakhstan and the North Caucasus, it's now one of the rarest dogs in the world. "The breed has centuries-old roots," Alexander Berber, the CEO of national hunting society Kansonar, tells the Kazakh website tengrinews. "It is our task to ensure this breed does not disappear."
xinhuanet.com. “Deadly blasts rock Syria amid military showdown” - At least 32 people were killed and over 115 others injured when twin blasts rocked Syria's central province of Homs on Wednesday, the latest in an endless violence that has been rocking Syria for over three years, according to the state news agency SANA.