Kazakhstan

Remains of forgotten Soviet space shuttle photographed by urban explorer

In a dusty hangar on the steppes of Kazakhstan, one of the last remnants of the Cold War space race, the Soviet space shuttle, lies forgotten.<p>The cosmos was a field of fierce competition for the United States and USSR, which constantly sought to one-up each other with new technological …

Urban Exploration

India's ONGC Videsh to exit Kazakhstan's Satpayev oil, gas block

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Natural Gas

Why Kazakhstan should stop worshipping Tesla and Uber

Imagine a country about five times the size of France with a population density of only six people per square kilometer. One could walk thousands of miles across the vast steppes without encountering a single human settlement.<p>This country, Kazakhstan, is the largest country in Central Asia. 70 …

Developing Countries

Kazakh president's aide Smailov appointed finance minister

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday appointed his aide Alikhan Smailov as finance minister, continuing a broader government reshuffle.<p>Smailov, 45, had earlier worked as deputy finance minister of the oil-rich Central Asian nation, deputy foreign minister and head of …

Ali Khan

Musk Announces His First Space Tourist. The Future of Travel Is Here

The Soyuz TMA-16 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sept. 30, 2009, carrying Expedition 21 Flight Engineer Jeffrey N. Williams, …

Space Station

AVC Cup: PH women's volleyball team picks up first win after beating Kazakhstan in four sets

<b>(CNN Philippines, September 19) —</b> The Philippine volleyball squad chalked up its first victory in the 6th Asian Volleyball Confederation Cup for …

Central Asia

Critic of China's internments says Turkey may bar his family

An outspoken critic of China's internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish …

Airport Security

Volleyball: PH gets breakthrough win in AVC Asian Cup

After suffering back-to-back losses, the Philippines finally got a breakthrough victory in the AVC Asian Cup in Thailand on Tuesday …

ABS-CBN

China's Xinjiang Muslims live in fear of disappearing into camps

In the past few years, hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uighurs and Kazakhs have allegedly been locked up in "reeducation camps" in China's Xinjiang …

Human Rights

Choice Mix – Nazira

Yura Matsiyun<p>An hour of broken techno from the Room 4 Resistance resident DJ and one of the key figures of Kazakhstan’s burgeoning club scene.<p>Nazira …

Techno

India, resource-rich Kazakhstan to put in place IT partnership

NEW DELHI: India and Central Asias biggest country Kazakhstan are hoping to launch an initiative this week to put in place a mechanism for …

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Kazakhstan presses ahead with plans for IPO of state oil firm -sources

LONDON/MOSCOW/ALMATY, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The government of Kazakhstan has invited international investment banks to pitch for roles in listing the state oil company KazMunayGaz (KMG) in London, five sources familiar with the matter said.<p>Sending “requests for proposals” to investment banks marks …

Oil & Gas Industry

Kazakhstan's $1.1B Karachaganak project to sustain high output, Shell says

Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) says the $1.1B investment in the giant Karachaganak field in Kazakhstan reached this month is aimed at sustaining …

Business

The Center of China's Belt and Road – Bloomberg

The Center of China's Belt and Road<p>The Center of China's Belt and Road<p>The Center of China's Belt and …

China

Boomers beat Kazakhstan 94-41 to move closer to World Cup

AUSTRALIA have moved one step closer to qualifying for next year’s basketball World Cup after defeating Kazakhstan 94-41 in Bendigo.<p>The Boomers were …

Bendigo

Japan scores crucial win over Iran in Asian Qualifiers

Japan continued its resurgence in the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers, dropping group leader Iran 70-56 Monday at the Ota City General Gymnasium.<p>…

FIBA World Cup

Aussie Boomers vs Kazakhstan live coverage: blog, roster, schedule, how to watch

THE Australian Boomers are finally back in Australia, and they’ll be boosted by the return of Chris Goulding.<p>The Melbourne United star had to sit out …

FIBA World Cup

GGG vs Canelo 2: How fight unfolded, was Gennady Golovkin hard done by and what chances of a trilogy?

When it comes to producing a sequel to a masterpiece, it's often the case you just can't do the original justice.<p>That was far from the case when Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas for GGG vs Canelo 2.<p>The first fight, which took place just over a year …

Boxing

All the stars in the night sky

Shamil Zhumatov, Reuters<p>Posted at Sep 16 2018 05:03 PM | Updated as of Sep 16 2018 05:19 PM<p>Share<p>Save<p>A participant with her face decorated with …

Central Asia

September 16, 2018

Super Typhoons

RESULT: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez Vs. Gennady Golovkin II

<b>From Las Vegas, Nevada, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin rematch following their instant classic last year.</b><p>'Canelo' and Golovkin fought to …

Gennady Golovkin

Johnston secures life-changing win in Kazakhstan - Challenge Tour

Liam Johnston fought off a packed leaderboard and emerged victorious at one of the European Challenge Tour’s most lucrative events, the Kazakhstan …

PGA European Tour

Russia, US address ISS leak in joint statement

Over two weeks after an air leak was detected and sealed aboard a Soyuz TMA capsule berthed with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA and the …

Space Station

Why bad internet undermines innovation in the U.S. — the view from Kazakhstan

<i>Presented by Kazakhtelecom</i><p>I have recently returned from a business trip to the U.S., where I had to travel about 3,000 miles around the country. I was shocked at how badly the mobile and wired Internet works in one of the world’s most developed countries.<p>As soon as I left New York for just a couple …

Central Asia

Canelo Vs. GGG 2: Canelo Alvarez Vs. Gennady Golovkin Rematch Prediction

by on at 3:53PM<p>Don’t let the controversial draw fool you: The first fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin last September was amazing.<p>Will …

GGG

Russia offers to train Indian astronauts

Russia has offered to train Indian astronauts for its future space missions.<p>The Russian state space corporation, Roscosmos, during a meeting with …

Space Travel

Reporter - China’s harassment of Muslims

The UN accuses China of detaining a million Uighurs, Kazakhs and people from other Muslim minorities in the region of Xinjiang. Most have not been …

Human Rights

Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Álvarez: scuffle breaks out at weigh-in – video

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez both made weight on Friday ahead of their much-anticipated rematch for the world middleweight championship on the Las Vegas strip.<p>Afterwards, Canelo quickly invaded Golovkin's space when they came together for the traditional staredown and briefly drove his …

Las Vegas

From Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan: How Cryptocurrencies Are Regulated in Central Asia

As been reported on September 2, the president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, ordered the establishment of a state blockchain development fund …

Cryptocurrencies

Yerkin Tatishev, Vladimir Kim, Tevfik Arif, Bulat Utemuratov and more – The Kazakhstan Lords. | Times Square Chronicles

Yerkin Tatishev, Vladimir Kim, Tevfik Arif, Bulat Utemuratov and more – The Kazakhstan Lords.<p>The movers and shakers of Kazakhstan. These are the …

Central Asia