Monthly Archive

October 2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 10 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

The Five Worst Climate Villains Among World Leaders

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Canadian Premier Stephen have just landed near the bottom of a ranking of the world's worst climate villains. The 2014 Climate Change Performance Index, read more..

Events and opinions

Kazakhstan Hit by Russia's Economic Slowdown

Kazakhstan's economy grew 4 percent in January-September, slowing from a year ago as it was hit by the economic slowdown in major export market Russia and by a drop in oil and metals production, preli... read more..

Events and opinions

Andrew and Fergie's derelict 'SouthYork' turns into bat cave: Royal couple's grand former home can't be demolished after creatures moved into roof

It was a wedding present from the Queen that fell into rack and ruin and became the last symbol of Prince Andrew's failed marriage to Sarah Ferguson.       The once grand former h... read more..

Events and opinions

Kicking Kazakhstan back into gear - Nazarbayev tries again at transformation

With every resource that it needs to become a wealthy country, Kazakhstan should be doing better, but its economy remains stubbornly tied to energy and metals prices. President Nazarbayev is running o... read more..

Events and opinions

Kazakhstan: Space-Launch Tourism Not Blasting Off as Promised

Tears welled up in Alexey Melnikov's eyes as a spaceship carrying three astronauts lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome several hours before dawn. The Russian-born, London-based computer programmer... read more..

Events and opinions

Kazakhstan: Astana Looks West with Landmark EU Deal

President Nursultan Nazarbayev is in Brussels putting the finishing touches to a landmark agreement with the European Union, cementing ties with Europe even as Astana pushes ahead to join the Russian-... read more..

Events and opinions

Police carry out search, inventory in Aliyev’s Madliena villa

The Constitutional Court will today hear submissions regarding a freezing order issued against locally-held assets belonging to the former deputy chief of the Kazakh secret service, Rakhat Aliyev. &n... read more..

Events and opinions

Water security at SCO; The omnipresent Chinese facor

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held its two-day summit in Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, on Sep 11. SCO, an inter-governmental organization, founded in Shanghai on June 15, 2001, has Chi... read more..

Events and opinions

French court refuses to free Kazakh dissident Ablyazov

Judges refused on Monday to free former Kazakh oligarch and politician Mukhtar Ablyazov who has been held in France for 14 months. He is accused by Russia and Ukraine of massive financial fraud. &nbs... read more..

Events and opinions

The Bidding For The 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster Because Everyone Figured Out That Hosting Is A Total Waste

The 2004 Olympic baseball stadium in Athens is now a white elephant. Oslo has pulled out of the running for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the Norwegian government advised against hosting.   ... read more..

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