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2008-10-06 12:00:36

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency Aktobe, 6 October: Electricity tariffs increased by 14 per cent in Kazakhstan's (western) Aktyubinsk Region as from 5 October.

2008-10-03 15:00:14

Kazakhstan's commercial capital, Almaty, may face water and electricity shortages in the coming winter because of a sharp drop of water level in the Ili river, said a report in the Megapolis newspaper.

2005-07-06 09:36:32

By Michael Steen ALMATY (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was gravely concerned about the arrest in Kazakhstan of a human rights activist who witnessed an Uzbek government crackdown in the eastern town of Andizhan.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.