- Proud mother with rare double uterus gave birth to 'miracle' one-in-50-million twins
Liliya Konovalova, 29, from Uralsk, Kazakhstan, gave birth to a premature girl named Liya on May 24,at 25 weeks pregnant. Her brother Maxim didn't arrive for another eleven weeks.
Daily Mail. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:37:12 GMT.
- South Kazakhstan hit by 5.4-magnitude earthquake
The epicenter was located at the depth of 5 kilometers
Tass. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 06:36:12 +0300.
- Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed
Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago.
Science Daily. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:14:47 EDT.
- Lawyer: Kazakh activist freed after signing guilt admission
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Kazakh activist who was on trial for inciting ethnic tensions has been freed after signing an admission of his guilt under pressure, an attorney said Friday. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:13:22 -0400.
- 'Green New Deal in Africa' on Trump's list of foreign-aid cuts
Money for a "Green New Deal in Africa" and a solar panel project for Central Asia are among the targets for the Trump White House as it aims to slash what it sees as a bloated U.S. foreign aid budget. ...
Dave Boyer. Washington Times. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:26:07 -0400.
- Ex-Kyrgyzstan President Charged with Murder, Plotting Coup
Arrest of Almazbek Atambayev Could worsen feud with former protege, current President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, and plunge ex-Soviet republic into political turmoil.
Voice of America. Tue, 13 Aug 2019 06:22:57 -0400.
- Turkmenistan President Berdymukhamedov reappears after death rumours
Footage from a regional forum ends speculation that President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is dead.
BBC News. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:19:03 GMT.
- Uzbekistan closes infamous prison, but experts question motive
Jaslyk, where death and torture were common, is closing as Uzbekistan seeks to improve its image on the global stage.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 09:58:04 GMT.
- Kyrgyzstan's ex-president arrested after raids on home
After an earlier botched raid, former President Almazbek Atambayev is reportedly in custody.
BBC News. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:20:03 GMT.
- In Kyrgyzstan, Attempt To Arrest Former President Turns Into Deadly Encounter
Security forces were met by a hail of bullets from former President Almazbek Atambayev's residence as political supporters barricaded themselves inside.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:50:00 -0400.
- This Young Man and Woman Were Buried Face-to-Face 4,000 Years Ago in Kazakhstan
While some media outlets have suggested they were a teenage couple, that idea hasn't been confirmed.
Live Science. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 16:07:52 +0000.
- For Kazakhstan, Almost Everything Riding On Promise Of New Finance Center
After latest financial conference, hopes high for the Astana International Finance Center to take the lead in Kazakhstan.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:30:00 +0000.
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