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Kazakhstan leads nations to seek an end to religion-based violence

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — At a time when several countries across the world are plagued with religion-based violence, the emergence of some predominantly Islamic nations raising a voice against such mindless violence is a welcome sign. While the majority of world […]

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ASTANA, Kazakhstan — At a time when several countries across the world are plagued with religion-based violence, the emergence of some predominantly Islamic nations raising a voice against such mindless violence is a welcome sign. While the majority of world […]

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Kazakhstan’s bad-loan rate to increase this year

Kazakhstan has signaled it’s going to get tough on its banking sector’s bad-loan rate, which at 32 percent of all loans is one of the highest in the world. “In

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Forget Russia: Gerard Depardieu – Kazakhstan is beckoning

French actor Gerard Depardieu’s quest for Russian citizenship to escape a wealth tax in his homeland has been great fun to follow. More fun, in fact, than “The Closet,” Depardieu’s

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Conference spotlights Kazakhstan’s fast-moving bid to join World Trade Organization

(EU trade project leader Marius Bordalba addresses the WTO conference in Astana.) A lot of Kazakhs have expressed concern that the country’s quest to join two free-trade organizations -- the

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EcoWatt designs new type of windmill for breezy gorge areas

(Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) Kazakhstan has the highest wind-energy potential per capita of any country in the world, according to the

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Rustam Ospanov’s rise from record collector to force in Kazakhstan music

Rustam Ospanov is at home on stage. (Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) Rustam Ospanov is so passionate about music that he took his

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Wedding video leads to Bollywood film and to the Big Screen

(Malik and Dana Tazhiyev’s Old-World-Spanish costume. Courtesy photo) (Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) I’ve been amazed at the creative talent I’ve found in

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An American cowboy spurs some classroom laughter

(Cowboy fans of Mike Slattery.) (Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) Oh the dangers of bringing a cowboy to the classroom! My Nebraska bronco-buster friend

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Kazakhstan taps scholars to change how research grants are awarded

(Researchers working at Nazarbayev University on products to help the economy. Courtesy photo.) (Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) President Nursultan Nazarbayev has long

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Pilot of solar-powered flight captivates crowd in Kazakhstan

(Solar-aircraft pilot Bertrand Piccard comes from a long line of adventurers.) (Hal Foster appears in the Baltimore Post-Examiner under a partnership with Tengrinews of Kazakhstan. ) Five weeks ago, Kazakhstan pulled off an

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