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Russia announces amount of support for Asian states in ten years

Russia announces amount of support for Asian states in ten years | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Officials with the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia provided assistance to the countries of Central Asia in the amount of more than $6 billion over the past ten years
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Kazakhstan’s Air Forces receives new C295 military transport aircraft | Defence Blog

Kazakhstan’s Air Forces receives new C295 military transport aircraft | Defence Blog | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
The Kazakh Air and Air Defence Forces on 24 November received the new C295 military transport aircraft, the press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry reports. Earlier, the Air Force of Kazakhstan has already received an aircraft of this type from the total number ordered. By 2018 the military fleet of Kazakhstan will have been equipped with a total of 8 […]
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What will Kazakhstan be like in 2025

ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov has presented a strategic plan for the development of Kazakhstan until 2025 to the country's Government, Kazinform correspondent reports.
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Kyiv Court Releases Kazakh Blogger On Ukrainian Lawmaker's Request

Kyiv Court Releases Kazakh Blogger On Ukrainian Lawmaker's Request | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
A Kyiv court has released a Kazakh blogger from detention at a Ukrainian lawmaker's request while authorities consider her possible extradition to Kazakhstan.
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UAE delegation visits Kazakhstan's Space Centre

UAE delegation visits Kazakhstan's Space Centre | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
The guests familiarised themselves with the work of the Earth remote sensing system KazEOSat and the system of high-precision satellite navigation
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Belarus, Kazakhstan set to foster bilateral ties

MINSK. KAZINFORM - Belarus and Kazakhstan are set to foster the development of bilateral relations, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said during a meeting with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yergali Bulegenov on 23 November, BelTA has learned. 
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Importance of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation in int'l organizations emphasized

Importance of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation in int'l organizations emphasized | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
MINSK. KAZINFORM - Chairman of Belarus' House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko pointed to the importance of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation in international organizations as he met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yergali Bulegenov on 23 November, BelTA has learned. 
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Russia's Security Inroads With Turkmenistan

Russia's Security Inroads With Turkmenistan | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Beyond economic relations, Moscow and Ashgabat are increasingly seeking security cooperation.
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Kazakhstan exhibiting strong commitment to combatting corruption

Kazakhstan exhibiting strong commitment to combatting corruption | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Read more about Kazakhstan exhibiting strong commitment to combatting corruption on Business Standard. Following in th footsteps of several countries, Kazakhstan is exhibiting a strong commitment and an uncompromising stance when it comes to combatting corruption.Its government recently launched a third modernisation plan, and part of that
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Turkmenistan: Activists Threatened

Turkmenistan: Activists Threatened | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Two outspoken women activists were threatened and harassed in recent days in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan’s capital, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, International Partnership for Human Rights, and the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights said today. Turkmenistan’s international partners should publicly call on the Turkmen government to immediately end the abuses against activists and ensure that they are able to speak out without fear of retaliation. 
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New Silk Road expedition to run through Kazakhstan

New Silk Road expedition to run through Kazakhstan | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The New Silk Road 2017/2018 international expedition is scheduled to start in the spring of 2018. Its route will run through the territories of China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and Poland following the historical Silk Road, Kazinform correspondent reports.
 
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Uzbekistan to learn from Kazakhstan’s public service experience

Uzbekistan to learn from Kazakhstan’s public service experience | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
TASHKENT. KAZINFORM Experts of the Uzbek Ministry of Justice will visit Kazakhstan to explore the country's experience in the delivery of public services, Kazinform correspondent reports.
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ADB's Trade Finance Program Launches Bank Internship Program Between Georgia, Tajikistan

ADB's Trade Finance Program Launches Bank Internship Program Between Georgia, Tajikistan | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ADB's Trade Finance Program launched its first Bank Internship Program on 13 to 16 November with its first participants, TBC Bank from Georgia, Citi, and Bank Eskhata from Tajikistan as the interning bank.
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Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan and Iran agree to increase railway traffic

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan and Iran agreed to increase railway traffic on the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (CKTI) route, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press service reports.
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Kazakhstan aims to amp up grain, fodder exports to Iran

Kazakhstan aims to amp up grain, fodder exports to Iran | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture Askar Myrzakhmetov visited the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazinform has learned from the Agriculture Ministry's press service.
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Kazakhstan-China diplomatic consultations held in Astana

Kazakhstan-China diplomatic consultations held in Astana | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Regular consultations of Kazakh and Chinese diplomatic offices were held in Astana on November 27, Foreign Ministry press service reports.
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Kazakhstan's Obudsman takes part in human rights conference in Tashkent

Kazakhstan's Obudsman takes part in human rights conference in Tashkent | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ASTANA. KAZINFORM On November 21-22, Kazakhstan's Human Rights Commissioner, Askar Shakirov took part in the international conference Comparative indicators on measuring progress in the field of human rights in Tashkent, the country's Human Rights Commission's press service reports.
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Turkmenistan, Germany completing joint environmental project

Turkmenistan, Germany completing joint environmental project | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Implementation of the Turkmen-German project, “The Ecosystem Approach in managing land and forest resources in the area of the Amudarya River to improve the life of the local community as adaptation to climate change”, is being completed.
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Turkmenistan, Germany hold political consultations

Turkmenistan, Germany hold political consultations | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
Berlin hosted Turkmen-German political consultations.
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Kazakhstan. Uzbekistan increasing number of flights

Kazakhstan. Uzbekistan increasing number of flights | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are increasing the number of flights between Astana, Almaty and Tashkent, Kazinform has learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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Kazakhstan, Pakistan share common regional security approaches: Pakistani Foreign Secretary

Kazakhstan, Pakistan share common regional security approaches: Pakistani  Foreign Secretary | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD. KAZINFORM The Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, Tehmina Janjua, gave an exclusive interview to a regional correspondent of Kazinform.
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Kazakhstan weather forecast: Foggy, windy day ahead


ASTANA. KAZINFORM There will be no significant precipitation due to a large anticyclone influencing the weather on most of the country's territory. Occasional showers are possible only in the western parts of Kazakhstan. Meteorologists also warn of fog and winds strengthening across the country on Wednesday.
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UAE amb to Kazakhstan submits credentials as non-resident amb to Tajikistan

DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan Dr Mohamed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber has submitted his credential as non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan to President Emomali Rahmon, WAM reports.
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Central bank discloses Kazakhstan's foreign debt

Central bank discloses Kazakhstan's foreign debt | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
ALMATY. KAZINFORM The National Bank of Kazakhstan has revealed today the information about the country's current external debt, Kazinform correspondent reports.
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Tajikistan: Between security and objectification of female body

Tajikistan: Between security and objectification of female body | Central Asia Energy | Scoop.it
After a long political struggle against the Islamic opposition, Tajikistan's government initiated a “traditional-national” policy, according to which women should wear “traditional-national” garments. This objectification of female body serves to perpetuate the political power of the ruling elite.
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