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    Kazakh, British foreign ministers agree to greater transit, Silk Road cooperation
    Nov22

    Kazakh, British foreign ministers agree to greater transit, Silk Road cooperation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. LONDON – Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson during a Nov. 20 meeting in London agreed to expand cooperation on the trans-Eurasian transport corridors and reviving the Silk...

    Kazakh President addresses global issues in Astana Club speech
    Nov16

    Kazakh President addresses global issues in Astana Club speech

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev addressed the Astana Club, a neutral platform to debate public issues based on Chatham House rules, during its Nov. 13 third annual meeting. He talked about global challenges and threats such as growing terrorism,...

    Aktau – city by the sea
    Nov09

    Aktau – city by the sea

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Aktau, one of Kazakhstan’s youngest cities on the Caspian Sea, offers memorable beach resorts, theatres and night life. Photo credit: Pandaland.kz Brief History Known as Aktau from 1961-1963, the name was changed to Shevchenko in honour of...

    Kazakh investigators reopen case into banker’s death in 2004
    Nov01

    Kazakh investigators reopen case into banker’s death in 2004

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor General’s Office has reopened the investigation into the death of prominent banker Yerzhan Tatishev, who was shot during a hunt in December 2004. The case was reopened after former business executive Muratkhan...

    Kazakhstan and Germany: 25 years of cooperation
    Oct27

    Kazakhstan and Germany: 25 years of cooperation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Before I came to Kazakhstan in 2011 as the Ambassador of Germany, I had been an ambassador to a big African country, which gained its independence in 1961. Despite good preconditions, this country, because of its experiments with “African socialism,” was...

    OECD Eurasia Week in Almaty, first in region, focuses on openness and diversification
    Oct25

    OECD Eurasia Week in Almaty, first in region, focuses on openness and diversification

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – OECD Eurasia Week under the theme Openness for Shared Prosperity took place in Almaty Oct. 23-25 for the first time outside the organisation’s headquarters in Paris. The forum gathered high-level officials from OECD, its member states and partner...

    Kazakhstan and Croatia mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations
    Oct21

    Kazakhstan and Croatia mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The history of relations between the people of Kazakhstan and Croatia dates back to the times of the Silk Road through which trade caravans from China and Central Asia transported silk, wool, fabrics, jewellery and other goods to Europe. In the 13th century, the...

    The OECD and Eurasia: partners for an inclusive globalisation
    Oct20

    The OECD and Eurasia: partners for an inclusive globalisation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. I have long been passionate about free trade and international integration and the benefits that they can bring to people everywhere. In my own country, Mexico, I have seen firsthand what a powerful impact they can have in lifting millions out of poverty. Yet I...

    Kazakhstan, Poland discuss UNSC cooperation
    Oct17

    Kazakhstan, Poland discuss UNSC cooperation

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Delegations led by Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev and Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Joanna Wronecka recently discussed cooperation within the United Nations Security Council at a meeting in Warsaw. Photo credit: mining.kz According to...

    Taldykorgan – city with rich history and bright future
    Oct08

    Taldykorgan – city with rich history and bright future

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Taldykorgan, the administrative capital of Almaty Region, is a city on the rise. Individuals representing nearly 70 different nationalities and ethnicities live in peace and harmony and its rich history and bright future make it an interesting location...

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