- Oil-Rich Kazakhstan Begins The Long March Towards Renewables
Kazakhstan is taking impressive steps to diversify its hydrocarbon-based economy towards renewable energy.
By Ariel Cohen, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:27:16 +0000.
- How a Scot and an Egyptian saved a scammed Nigerian footballer
After Al Jazeera reported on Afolabi's ordeal, pair worked to get aspiring footballer back on home turf from Mongolia.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:35:16 GMT.
- Dog catcher drags away girl's Spaniel in Kazakhstan
An eight-year-old girl in Kazakhstan witnesses an Animal Control warden shoot her pet dog dead with a poison dart as she heads to school in Taraz in the country's southern Jambyl region.
Daily Mail. Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:34:53 GMT.
- 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.
- Hilton Announces Tajikistan Premiere with Flagship Dushanbe Property
Hilton today announced its debut in Tajikistan with the opening a flagship property in the heart of the country's historic capital city - Hilton Dushanbe. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 01 Oct 2019 11:17:12 +0200.
- From the Archives, 1949: Russia's atom bomb is grim news for west
The Cold War intensified as news broke that the first Soviet atomic device had been detonated at the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1000.
- Greenwood, 17, scores first Man Utd goal to seal Astana win
Teenager Mason Greenwood's first senior goal ensures Manchester United make a winning start to their Europa League campaign against Astana at Old Trafford.
BBC News. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:49:24 GMT.
- The epic horse race across the Mongolian steppe
In 2009 the first ever Mongol Derby was raced across the vast expanse of the Mongolian Steppe.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:21:39 GMT.
- Europe & Central Asia lead in ratifying labour conventions
An International Labour Organization (ILO) campaign to encourage countries to ratify international labour standards is bearing fruit, with Europe and Central Asia making the most ratifications to date.
Just Style. Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:31:00 GMT.
- iWedia Expands Partnership with Kaltura for Beeline Kazakhstan OTT STB Software Products and Integration Services
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. ...
PR Newswire. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000.
- The Fate of Syria's Idlib to Top Turkey, Russia, Iran Talks
Turkish, Iranian and Russian presidents will meet in Ankara Monday under the Astana process, where the three countries regularly meet to try and resolve the Syrian conflict. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:04:22 -0400.
- Russian football team defeats Kazakhstan in Euro-2020 qualifier
So far, Russia played six Euro-2020 qualification games, winning the last five of them
Tass. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 00:22:56 +0300.
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