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Kazakhstan, reversing itself, embraces ‘Borat’ as very nice

October 27, 2020 10:33 am

The new movie, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan,” doesn’t let up on stereotyping the nation.

WHO believes 'unknown pneumonia' in Kazakhstan could be COVID-19

July 11, 2020 3:59 pm

Kazakh authorities have reported more than 10,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last week and just under 50,000 cases and 264 deaths as of Tuesday.

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than Covid-19 in Kazakhstan

July 10, 2020 1:53 pm

Many organisations including Kazakhstan's health department are studying the "virus of this pneumonia", the embassy said.

ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days

April 17, 2020 3:46 pm

Russian officials said they took stringent measures to protect the crew amid the pandemic. The recovery team and medical personnel assigned to help the crew out of the capsule and for post-flight checks had been under close medical observation for nearly a month, including tests for the coronavirus.

Over 300 Indian students stranded at Kazakhstan airport, seek ‘just one flight home’

March 23, 2020 3:36 pm

Trapped between India’s travel ban and Kazakhstan’s shutdown, students said they are also facing discrimination amid coronavirus outbreak.

Kazakhstan: Overnight brawl leaves 8 dead, scores wounded

February 08, 2020 1:20 pm

Police and the National Guard now have the situation under control, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a statement, ordering the government to take steps to maintain calm in the villages.

Pak PM Imran Khan trolled for sitting while other leaders stand at SCO summit in Bishkek

June 14, 2019 8:16 pm

In a breach of protocol, he stood briefly when his name was announced and then seated himself again before the other leaders. As the video went viral, the cricketer-turned-politician, who has not attended many international summits, was trolled online by netizens for the seating gaffe.

Nearly 1,000 Kazakhs detained over protests - authorities

June 13, 2019 5:36 pm

The protesters accuse the government of running a staged vote in which Tokayev faced no real competition. Some, including Western observers, have also disputed the ballot count which gave Tokayev almost 71 percent of the vote.

Kazakhstan: After 28 years of Nazarbayev's rule, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev becomes new President

June 10, 2019 3:25 pm

With Tokayev's six rivals largely unknown to Kazakh voters, opponents denounced the election as unfair, prompting public protests despite Kazakhstan's restrictive laws on freedom of expression.

Explained: Kazakhstan's Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after 30 years

March 25, 2019 3:34 pm

Kazakhstan has been run by Nazarbayev for the entirety of the period since its emergence as an independent nation in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union.