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In first, Iran allows women to attend major soccer match in Tehran

Iranian women were allowed to attend a major football match in Tehran Saturday, in what is being seen as a possible step toward the...

International press leaders, local journalists exchange views at Asia Media Dialogue in Astana

ASTANA – The capital of Kazakhstan hosted the Asia Media Dialogue July 10 to 12, drawing the heads of leading media corporations into discussion...

Central Asia is the new economic battleground for the US, China and Russia

As the threat of a trade war escalates between the US and China, all the talk has centred on the tariffs that each side...

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to boost economic cooperation, trade

The Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Bilateral Cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, co-chaired by Kazakh First Deputy Prime Minister Askar Mamin and Uzbek First Deputy...

Here are 5 things you should know about TAPI

The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project will be inaugurated in Herat, Afghanistan today. Here are five things you need to know: The 1,814...

Astana talks guarantors to from congress for Syrian opposing sides

A joint statement published on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website on the second day of Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh capital city of...

Tajikistan uses Interpol red notice on Mirzorahim Kuzov

A senior member of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT), which was banned by the government in August 2015, could be forced to...

Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree to switch the country's official alphabet from Cyrillic to Latin. The president's office on Friday announced that...

Kazakhstan to remain part of global oil pact: president

ASTANA: Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s largest oil exporter, will support future efforts to prop up the price of crude, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday. “The...

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