reuters.com. “Kazakh bank says tenge rate balanced at $50 oil” - Kazakhstan's tenge currency will remain stable near the current rate of 277.51 per dollar as long as Brent crude trades near $50 per barrel, Kazakh central bank chairman Kairat Kelimbetov told reporters on Wednesday. Otherwise, he said, the exchange rate is likely to track oil prices in either direction. The tenge has lost nearly a third of its value against the dollar since the central bank abandoned its pegged rate policy on August 20.
trend.az. "Crisis in Russian-Turkish relations left behind"-The crisis in Russian-Turkish relations was left behind, since both countries perceived the strategic importance of each other, a source in Turkey's presidential administration told Trend Oct.21. Turkey's political elite has clearly expressed its concern over the violation of the country's airspace by Russian air forces, according to the source. The violation of Turkey's airspace by the planes of Russian air forces involved in the military operations in Syria, led to a political crisis between Ankara and Moscow.
rt.com. “Migrant Crisis: Fire breaks out at Slovenia refugee camp housing thousands" - A large fire has broken out at refugee camp in Slovenia with firefighters trying to put it out and Slovenian riot police in full gear on standby. More than 1,000 migrants were dropped at the Slovenian border by train from Croatia early Wednesday. It's not yet clear what caused the fire at the camp located in Brezice near the Slovenian border with Croatia. A report on Twitter claimed refugees set fire to tents. However, AP reported that a many refugees have been lighting fires to keep warm in the cold weather.
inform.kz. “Chinese diplomats shot dead in Philippines restaurant attack" - Two Chinese diplomats have been killed and a third wounded after a woman opened fire at a restaurant in the central Philippine city of Cebu. The deputy consul and the finance officer for the Chinese consulate in the city were killed and the consul general wounded, police said.
trend.az. “Kazakh plant to refuse import"- The Aktobe rail and structural steel mill (Kazakhstan) will fully use its own billet and stop purchasing it abroad, Kairat Aubekerov, the chief specialist-analyst of the marketing department of the mill, told reporters.
October 21 2015, 17:26