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2008-10-05 06:00:02

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency Astana, 5 October: The USA's policy in relations with Kazakhstan in the energy of sphere does not involve infringing others' interests, including the neighbours of this country, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said. "Economic and political relations with Kazakhstan are based on the principles of tolerance. And one should draw the conclusion from this meeting (with Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin -...

2008-09-23 15:00:29

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 23 September: A conference on Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Turkmen energy, agriculture and water resources issues was held in the city of Almaty on 18-19 September. The [Kyrgyz] Industry, Energy and Fuel Resources Ministry has reported that earlier a similar conference attended by representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan was held on 9-10 September. The conferences were attended by the heads and...

2008-07-11 21:00:19

MOSCOW. July 11 (Interfax) - The Federation Council has ratified a Russian-Kazakh intergovernmental agreement on the creation of a joint venture on the basis of the Orenburg gas processing plant to produce hydrocarbons in Russia's Orenburg region and the Karachaganak field in Kazakhstan. The main condition set in the agreement is the signing of long- term - no less than 15 years - commercial contracts providing for the purchase and processing of gas extracted from the Karachaganak field in...

2008-07-08 12:00:39

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kazakh news agency Kazinform Tashkent, 8 July: Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister Umirzak Shukeyev and First Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Rustam Azimov are holding a meeting in Tashkent, the Kazinform news agency reports. Gas supplies to consumers in South Kazakhstan Region, water resources and the creation of a free trade zone are among issues being discussed. "The Central Asian region, its viability and stability depend on our...

2008-06-24 21:02:32

ASTANA. June 24 (Interfax) - Kazakh-Chinese trade could reach $15 billion per year in 2008 - 2009, Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin said. "The presidents of our states set the task of reaching $15 billion in trade by 2015. But we can say that according to expert assessments this figure is likely to be reached earlier, probably in 2008 - 2009," Tazhin told journalists after talks with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi in Astana on Tuesday. The talks were "fruitful and substantial,"...

2008-06-18 06:00:24

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kazakh TV on 16 June [Presenter] Kazakhstan may lose the first satellite in its history, chairman of the National Space Agency Talgat Musabayev has told a briefing in Almaty. We reported earlier that the KazSat-1 telecommunications satellite went astray on 8 June due to a malfunction of the satellite's on-board computer system. [Correspondent] Talgat Musabayev explained the current state of the first Kazakh satellite using simple language: "KazSat is...

2008-06-17 12:00:42

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kazakh TV on 16 June [Presenter] Kazakhstan may lose the first satellite in its history, Chairman of National Space Agency Talgat Musabayev has told a briefing in Almaty. We already reported earlier that the KazSat-1 telecommunications satellite went astray on 8 June due to malfunction of the satellite's on-board computer system. [Correspondent] Talgat Musabayev explained the current state of the first Kazakh satellite using simple language: "KazSat is...

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2008-06-16 14:45:00

Officials in Kazakhstan announced on Monday that its only communications satellite is currently out of control due to a computer glitch.Launched in June 2006, the Russian-built KazSat-1 was the first of four satellites the country hoped to put into orbit by 2020 to establish the Central Asian country as a global space power.Many television broadcasters in the country relied on KazSat-1 to receive communications, but the space agency is not optimistic about the livelihood of its...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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