- Kazakh woman is jailed for seven years for stealing a baby girl
Asel Zhapanova stole the newborn girl from the Taraz Regional Maternity Hospital in the southern Jambyl province of Kazakhstan while the child's mother was out of the room.
Daily Mail. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:11:59 +0000.
- Uzbekistan Faces Choice Between Closer Ties to US, Russia
US says it is committed to being a strategic partner through trade and investment.
Voice of America. Sun, 01 Dec 2019 18:01:59 -0500.
- Davis Cup: Pakistan's top tennis players boycott India tie
Pakistan sends teenagers to compete against India after ITF moves fixture from Islamabad to Kazakhstan over security.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 28 Nov 2019 18:24:28 GMT.
- Astana 2-1 Manchester United: Solskjaer's youngsters suffer defeat in Kazakhstan
Manchester United's youngsters are taught a tough lesson as Astana come from a goal down to inflict the English side's first defeat in Europa League Group L.
BBC News. Thu, 28 Nov 2019 18:02:57 GMT.
- Dinosaurs: Restoring Mongolia's fossil heritage
The Gobi Desert produces stunning fossils but many Mongolians never get the chance to see them.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:33:24 GMT.
- Vanishing ice puts reindeer herders at risk
Mongolia's Tsaatan reindeer herders depend on munkh mus, or eternal ice, for their livelihoods. Now, soaring global temperatures may threaten that existence.
Science Daily. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:18:26 EST.
- Archaeologists Race to Preserve Artifacts as the Ice Melts in Mongolia
Disappearing patches of ice unleash new artifacts for discovery, but many could quickly degrade exposed to the elements
Smithsonian. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:00:00 +0000.
- Rio Tinto fears fresh blow to Oyu Tolgoi expansion in Mongolia
Rio Tinto has warned investors its $8 billion plan to expand an underground copper and gold mine in Mongolia is headed for another setback.
Nick Toscano. Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:55:00 +1100.
- Boeing Wins Tentative Order For 30 737 MAX Planes Amid Sales Turnaround At Dubai Airshow
The $3.6 billion letter of intent from Air Astana comes on top of an announced firm order for 10 737 MAX aircraft and a reported deal for another 20, reversing a steep sales slide for Boeing's embattled bestseller.
By Marisa Garcia, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:35:55 +0000.
- China set to strengthen Belt & Road textile reach
The Chinese government has started to double down on driving increased Chinese investment in the textile industry in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, notably in Central Asia.
Just Style. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:29:00 GMT.
- An Advocate For Kazakhs Persecuted In China Is Banned From Activism In Kazakhstan
Serikjan Bilash signed a plea deal after Kazakh officials charged him with "inciting ethnic tensions" for his work documenting repression against Kazakhs and in China's Xinjiang region.
Emily Feng. NPR. Sat, 26 Oct 2019 11:52:31 -0400.
- Putin Turns 67, Takes Birthday Break in Siberian Mountains
Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent the weekend in southern Siberia's mountains.Photos and video released by the Kremlin on Monday showed Putin walking forested mountains in the Tuva region that borders Mongolia. ...
Newsmax. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:40:48 EDT.
The nations of Central Asia include Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia,
as well as Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. For more news and official
information about these nations, visit the national government websites
The Republic of Kazakhstan's
capital city is Astana, and its national currency is the Tenge.
The primary language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 15,285,000.
The Kyrgyz Republic's
capital city is Bishkek, and its national currency is the Som.
The primary languages of Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz and Russian, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 5,284,000.
Mongolia's capital city
is Ulaanbaatar, and its currency is the Tugrug. Khalka Mongolian
is the primary language of Mongolia, and in 2007, Mongolia's population
was estimated at 2,952,000.
The Republic of Tajikistan's capital city
is Dushanbe, and its official currency is the Somoni. Tajik, Uzbek,
and Russian are commonly used languages in Tajikistan, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Tajikistan was 7,077,000.
Turkmenistan's capital city
is Ashgabat, and its national currency is the Manat. The primary
languages of Turkmenistan are Turkmen, Russian, and Uzbek, and its
estimated 2007 population was 5,097,000.
The Republic of Uzbekistan's
capital city is Tashkent, and its currency is the Sum. The primary
language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, and its estimated population in 2007