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      President Nazarbayev’s Political Address to UN Security Council Presented
      Jan12

      President Nazarbayev’s Political Address to UN Security Council Presented

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NEW YORK – Kazakhstan’s newly-minted Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov spoke at the ministerial-level open debate of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security,” Jan. 10, where he presented President...

      Kazakhstan Participates in First UNSC Meeting, Appoints New UN Representative
      Jan06

      Kazakhstan Participates in First UNSC Meeting, Appoints New UN Representative

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan attended its first meeting Jan. 3 as a non-permanent member of the United States Security Council and on Jan. 4 appointed former Kazakh Ambassador to the United States Kairat Umarov Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations....

      Astana Pro Team Presents Roster for 2017
      Jan04

      Astana Pro Team Presents Roster for 2017

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Astana Pro Team’s new roster was presented last month in the capital. Photo credit: Bettiniphoto.net This time, the format changed slightly and along with a traditional press conference and presentation ceremony featured the riders’ visit...

      Kazakh FM Reports on 2016 Results: UNSC Membership, Attracting Investment Major Achievements  
      Dec28

      Kazakh FM Reports on 2016 Results: UNSC Membership, Attracting Investment Major Achievements  

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov reported on the main results of the ministry’s activities in 2016 and highlighted the coming tasks of Kazakh diplomacy for 2017 during his traditional annual briefing on Dec.27. Idrissov...

      Astana Offers Unique Opportunity to Resume Syrian Peace Talks
      Dec21

      Astana Offers Unique Opportunity to Resume Syrian Peace Talks

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The bloodshed in Aleppo is shocking. Each day has brought more pictures of the destruction, with families torn apart and the city destroyed. We have witnessed a new low in a brutal conflict that has created the worst humanitarian crisis in a generation. Millions...

      Kazakh FM Says Rebuilding Confidence Key for Stability in Europe and Eurasia
      Dec10

      Kazakh FM Says Rebuilding Confidence Key for Stability in Europe and Eurasia

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. HAMBURG – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov participated in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) annual Council of Foreign Ministers, the C5+1 meeting of foreign ministers of Central Asian countries and the United...

      Kazakh Parliament Approves Amnesty, Says “No” to Terrorists, Rapists, Drug Traffickers
      Dec10

      Kazakh Parliament Approves Amnesty, Says “No” to Terrorists, Rapists, Drug Traffickers

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Both houses of the Kazakh parliament have passed a draft law on amnesty initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Mazhilis voted in favour on Dec. 7 and the Senate on Dec. 9. Photo credit: kazpravda.kz Presenting the bill in both houses,...

      Good Governance Matters in Kazakhstan
      Dec09

      Good Governance Matters in Kazakhstan

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Good Governance Matters is the strapline of Nazarbayev University’s Graduate School of Public Policy. But what does “good governance” mean for the citizens of Kazakhstan? If Kazakhstan is to join the top 30 developed countries in the world as set out in the...

      Hot Argentine Tango Finds New Home in Cold Astana
      Dec05

      Hot Argentine Tango Finds New Home in Cold Astana

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The captivating Argentine tango is stealing the hearts of social dancers, offering an excellent alternative to traditional ways of socialising during the capital’s long, freezing winters. Adilshaikhova (L) and Kurmangaliev (R) The history of the...

      Kazakhstan’s Air Ambulance – More than 8,000 Departures in Five Years
      Nov23

      Kazakhstan’s Air Ambulance – More than 8,000 Departures in Five Years

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s air ambulance service has made 8,643 departures beginning with its first flight on July 12, 2011. Since its inception, 323 calls were made in 2011, 1,005 in 2012, 1,355 in 2013, 1,875 in 2014, 2,149 in 2015 and 1,936 missions in the...