Six workers died and two more were in "critical condition" Sunday after a methane explosion at an ArcelorMittal mine in Kazakhstan, the company and the emergencies ministry said.
Ousmane Dembele scored the opening goal as holders France beat Kazakhstan 2-0 away on Sunday to claim the first victory in their campaign to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
13 Aug 2020
Here are two lifeboats adrift the sea to nowhere. The first boat is rickety, yet packaged to the brim. Without a real captain in the saddle, a committee of mediocre sees to its affairs
2 Jul 2020
Kazakhstan's former president has recovered from the novel coronavirus, his spokesman said Thursday, as the Central Asian country tightens virus restrictions to combat a second wave of infections.
27 Dec 2019
Twelve people died and dozens were injured on Friday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan's largest city and slammed into a house
23 Dec 2019
Nigeria is one of the beneficiaries of the two new work programmes endorsed by the GEF council in a meeting at the weekend. The Council also took a number of decisions concerned with updating GEF policies and operations
26 Oct 2019
Police detained more than two dozen people on Saturday in Kazakhstan's main cities for participating in protests called by a banned opposition group where they criticised the government and Chinese expansion.
2 Sep 2019
Kazakhstan's president on Monday called for an easing of restrictions on peaceful demonstrations, three months after thousands were detained at opposition protests in the authoritarian country.
12 Jun 2019
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was inaugurated as only the second elected president in Kazakhstan's history Wednesday, after winning polls marred by a police crackdown and slammed by foreign monitors for "widespread voting irregularities."
15 May 2019
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), yesterday, said it expects global oil market to tighten further in the coming months amid renewed geopolitical tensions, even as the cartel kept its 2019 oil demand growth figure steady, as the “upside potential for global economic growth in 2019 remains limited.” In its monthly oil market report…
20 Mar 2019
Kazakhstan's new interim president was sworn in Wednesday following the shock resignation of the country's long-time ruler and immediately proposed renaming the capital after his predecessor.