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News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Detains Up To 100 Opposition Protesters

Published on: Friday 21 February 2020
Kazakhstan Detains Up To 100 Opposition Protesters
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/kazakhstan-detains-100-opposition-protesters-2926919

Police in Kazakhstan detained up to 100 activists Saturday after two opposition groups called for anti-government protests in the oil-rich Central Asian country. An AFP correspondent saw police detain ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank to ask bondholders to raise dividend cap

Published on: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank to ask bondholders to raise dividend cap
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/kazakhstans-halyk-bank-to-ask-bondholders-to-raise-dividend-cap-2020-02-19

Kazakhstan's biggest bank by assets, Halyk Bank, on Wednesday asked the holders of its 2021 and 2022 Eurobonds to waive covenants restricting it from paying out more than 50% of its net profit in dividends.

News Kazakhstan: Is Kazakhstan Nipping Opposition in the Bud?

Published on: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Is Kazakhstan Nipping Opposition in the Bud?
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/is-kazakhstan-nipping-opposition-in-the-bud/

According to RFE/RL, three Kazakh activists — Talghat Ayan, Rustem Kazhimov and Daria Ulzhaghalieva — were detained by police at the train station in Atyrau, in western Kazakhstan. The three were ...

News Kazakhstan: International Space Station crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

Published on: Wednesday 05 February 2020
International Space Station crew lands safely in Kazakhstan
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/international-space-station-crew-lands-safely-kazakhstan-68794788

MOSCOW -- An international space station crew including NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent more time in space on a single mission than any other woman, landed safely in Kazakhstan on ...

News Kazakhstan: Ethnic clashes in Kazakhstan leave 8 dead

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
Ethnic clashes in Kazakhstan leave 8 dead
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/02/08/Ethnic-clashes-in-Kazakhstan-leave-8-dead/1901581187365/

Feb. 8 (UPI) --Ethnic violence in southern Kazakhstan left at least eight people dead and dozens others injured, local officials said. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said local police and the ...

News Kazakhstan: Condor receives a further US$18.7 million for sale of oilfields in Kazakhstan

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Condor receives a further US$18.7 million for sale of oilfields in Kazakhstan
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/condor-receives-further-us-18-000010720.html

Condor Petroleum Inc. (“Condor” or the “Company”) (CPI.TO) is pleased to announce the receipt of a further US$18.7 million of the sale proceeds for the Company’s previously announced sale of its Shoba and Taskuduk oilfields in Kazakhstan. In October 2019 the Company received an initial deposit of US

News Kazakhstan: Lukashenka Says Russia Blocking Kazakhstan From Delivering Oil To Belarus

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Lukashenka Says Russia Blocking Kazakhstan From Delivering Oil To Belarus
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/lukashenka-says-russia-blocking-kazakhstan-from-delivering-oil-to-belarus/30389521.html

On January 14, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Dzmitry Krutoy said Minsk had asked several European countries, as well as Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, to sell Belarus oil amid the tariff tug-of-war ...

News Kazakhstan: Risen Energy announces that its first large-scale ground-mounted tracking system power station has been connected to the grid in Kazakhstan

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Risen Energy announces that its first large-scale ground-mounted tracking system power station has been connected to the grid in Kazakhstan
News source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/risen-energy-announces-that-its-first-large-scale-ground-mounted-tracking-system-power-station-has-been-connected-to-the-grid-in-kazakhstan-300990008.html

/PRNewswire/ -- Risen Energy Co., Ltd. announced recently that its 50MW photovoltaic power station project in Kazakhstan has been successfully connected to the...

News Kazakhstan: FTA - Land & Maritime explores ways to strengthen cooperation and coordination with Kazakhstan on road transport development

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
FTA - Land & Maritime explores ways to strengthen cooperation and coordination with Kazakhstan on road transport development
News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/FTA__Land__Maritime_explores_ways_to_strengthen_cooperation_and_coordination_with_Kazakhstan_on_road_transport_development-ZAWYA20200107060800/

UAE: H.E. Eng Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori General Director of the Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime (FTA) held a meeting recently with His Excellency Madiyar Menilbekov, Ambassador of ...

News Kazakhstan: Trial Of Two Ethnic Kazakhs From China Postponed Amid Protests In Kazakhstan

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
Trial Of Two Ethnic Kazakhs From China Postponed Amid Protests In Kazakhstan
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/trial-of-two-ethnic-kazakhs-from-china-postponed-amid-protests-in-kazakhstan/30364235.html

ZAISAN, Kazakhstan -- A trial of two ethnic Kazakhs charged with illegally crossing into Kazakhstan from China's northwestern region of Xinjiang has been postponed amid protests in the eastern Kazakh ...

News Kazakhstan: US-Kazakhstan Aviation Pact Increases Flexibility For Airlines

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
US-Kazakhstan Aviation Pact Increases Flexibility For Airlines
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-kazakhstan-aviation-pact-increases-194518042.html

U.S. all-cargo operators and airlines will have greater opportunity to do business in Kazakhstan when a new civil aviation agreement between the two nations kicks in. The amount of freight volume between the countries is limited and the primary beneficiaries are likely to be charter operators that fly

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan flight with almost 100 onboard crashes, killing at least 12 people

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
Kazakhstan flight with almost 100 onboard crashes, killing at least 12 people
News source: https://www.kmov.com/kazakhstan-flight-with-almost-onboard-crashes-killing-at-least-people/article_7a6a3a40-1de6-5995-b8b2-dc0c2760a72b.html

(CNN) -- A passenger plane carrying almost 100 people crashed seconds after takeoff in Kazakhstan on Friday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more. Flight Z9-2100, a Fokker 100 aircraft ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan looks to create herd of Aberdeen Angus

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
Kazakhstan looks to create herd of Aberdeen Angus
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/kazakhstan-looks-to-create-herd-of-aberdeen-angus-hcg60d0df

Herds of Aberdeen Angus are set to graze 4,000 miles away in Kazakhstan after talks were held with the country’s ambassador.No animals will be transported and instead there are plans to fly over sperm and eggs so that the Kazakhs can create their own herds on the steppes of central Asia.Barney C

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan amends laws to ensure universal birth registration and prevent childhood statelessness

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Kazakhstan amends laws to ensure universal birth registration and prevent childhood statelessness
News source: https://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2019/12/5e0486814/kazakhstan-amends-laws-ensure-universal-birth-registration-prevent-childhood.html

Joining global efforts to prevent statelessness, Kazakhstan has amended its Code on Marriage and Family so as to ensure that all children born in the country are registered at birth and issued birth ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Becoming a Regional Aircraft Industry/Service Hub

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Kazakhstan Becoming a Regional Aircraft Industry/Service Hub
News source: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2019-12-23/kazakhstan-becoming-regional-aircraft-industry-service-hub

As Kazakhstan’s latest move to become the region’s most important aircraft manufacturer and service provider, a tripartite agreement was signed on December 14 covering main parts assembly for Mi-8 AMT ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan’s Authorities Draw a Line During Independence Day Protests

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Kazakhstan’s Authorities Draw a Line During Independence Day Protests
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/12/kazakhstans-authorities-draw-a-line-during-independence-day-protests/

The goalposts keep moving as President Tokayev promised reforms that would make it easier for political and civic activists to plan rallies. Kazakhstan witnessed a wave of protests in 2019, largely ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan: Reaching Out to Central Asian Neighbors

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Kazakhstan: Reaching Out to Central Asian Neighbors
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/12/kazakhstan-reaching-out-to-central-asian-neighbors/

Much like the UK and Brexit, however, few wanted to see Central Asia’s longest reigning ruler, Kazakhstan’s septuagenarian president Nursultan Nazarbayev, crash out without a deal. The sudden ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan: Reaching Out to Central Asian Neighbours

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Kazakhstan: Reaching Out to Central Asian Neighbours
News source: https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/kazakhstan-reaching-out-central-asian-neighbours

Despite its regional outreach, Kazakhstan’s diplomatic priority will remain Russia, China, and Europe. Leaders of the resource-rich central Asian region have the propensity to remain in power until ...