Kazakhstan

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

Kazakhstan wins OIC asst secy general post for science

Kazakhstan wins the election to the post of assistant secretary general for science and technology of the OIC (Asia group) defeating Bangladesh.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake returns to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is back on Earth after a historic six-month stay on the International Space Station.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Scientists may have discovered the fossilised skull of a ‘Siberian unicorn’

For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn -- a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse -- died out some 350,000 years ago, but a beautifully preserved skull found in Kazakhstan has completely overturned that assumption.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Lift-off for Europe's space laser network

Europe begins to roll out a data superhighway in orbit above the Earth. The first node in the network is a telecommunications satellite that was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Dutch dismay at missing Euro 2016

The Netherlands' miserable European Championship qualifying campaign came to an end with a 3-2 defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing is going to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, beating the bid of Kazakhstan's Almaty.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

US, Russian duo begin 12-month space trip

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko has docked for the start of a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

Kazakhstan: The real ‘sleepy hollow’

About a quarter of the population of a northern Kazakhstan village has sporadically and suddenly falling into a deep sleep, and no one can explain why

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

3 NY residents deny 'IS aid plot'

Three New York foreign residents plead not guilty to charges that they attempted to provide support for IS militants