China, Kazakhstan vow to enhance strategic partnership

China and Kazakhstan on Monday expressed the desire to further enhance pragmatic cooperation and build a stronger strategic partnership. READ MORE

Kazakh oligarch awaits fate after arrest


The former Kazakh energy and trade minister Ablyazov, who became an opposition leader before fleeing the country over accusations he embezzled billions of dollars, was arrested n a six-bedroom house near the resort of Cannes, on a warrant issued by Ukraine. READ MORE

Heads of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey welcome increased cooperation between Turkic-speaking states

Presidents of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey welcomed the increased cooperation between the Turkic-speaking countries in the declaration adopted at the third Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States in Gabala. READ MORE


In Europe, the hunt for fugitive corrupt officials. In France arrested the former head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov. In Astana, do not lose hope for the arrest of other fugitives. Almost all of them - former high-level officials, suddenly became "the opposition" after fleeing the country. But for the European Themis it does not matter. READ MORE

Lawyer who proved to be fugitive oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov's downfall

By Sam Marsden

In an operation that could have come straight from a Hollywood thriller, investigators tracked down fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to his hideaway in the south of France by following a close friend of his all the way from London. READ MORE

A Dollar for GTS

By Mikhail Agadzanyan

Purchasing of gas transporting system of Kyrgyzstan by Gazprom was hardly noticed on the background of other events in the world with participation of Russia. Meanwhile, the agreement of Russia gas corporation with Kyrgyz partners is out of the frames of exclusively economic transaction. READ MORE


By Gregori Sordi

The news of the arrest in France fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov swindler who is wanted under an international warrant on request of several European countries and the CIS states, prompting some interest has already overgrown with rumors and speculation. One of the main issues of the topic is, which country will be extradited by French authorities in custody M.Ablyazov? READ MORE

Uzbek universities to train anti-terrorist fighters

Uzbekistan's universities will start to train specialists in the fight against terrorism since September 2013, the representative of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan Rustam Kosimov said. READ MORE

Tajikistan and U.S. discuss cooperation in ensuring regional security

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon received Commander of U.S. Central Command Lloyd Austin III on Tuesday, the presidential press-service reported. READ MORE

EU and Kazakhstan ties reach new orbit

The 13th Session of Cooperation Council - the Republic of Kazakhstan - European Union was held on Wednesday in Brussels. READ MORE