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12 Jul 2020
Kazakhstan imposes a second round of nationwide restrictions to counter a huge surge in coronavirus cases, a measure that authorities could choose to extend.
28 Dec 2019
A plane carrying 93 passengers and five crew members has crashed near Almaty in southeastern Kazakhstan. Dozens of people have survived the crash with injuries.
27 Dec 2019
A passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, the government says. The Central Asian country's emergencies committee said that 100 people were on board the Bek Air plane, including five staff.
1 Jul 2019
Authorities in Kazakhstan say a plan to switch from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet by 2025 is part of the country's "spiritual modernization." But what about the teachers who will shoulder the burden of teaching bilingual children a new alphabet?
10 Sep 2017
Turkish President Tayyip Erodgan met the leaders of Iran, Venezuela and Bangladesh in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit where the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar topped the agenda.
3 Sep 2017
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record.

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