Latest Kazakhs Stories

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.

2006-11-01 07:55:00

Borat beware: Accept an invitation by a top Kazakh official to find out what the country is really like and you could be in for a nasty surprise.

2006-04-26 00:00:51

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, Russia and four formerly Soviet-controlled Central Asian states will hold joint anti-terrorism exercises in Russia next year, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday.

2006-03-10 08:12:29

By Maria Golovnina CHENGELSY GORGE, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - With its piercing eyes fixed on a frightened fox, the golden eagle swoops down from the sky, its huge wings blending into the shadows of the red rocky steppe. The fox leaps into the low bushes to escape. But it's too late.

2005-08-11 06:51:46

By Raushan Nurshayeva ASTANA (Reuters) - A deadly strain of avian influenza that can infect humans has spread to three more Kazakh villages, a senior official at the Central Asian state's Agriculture Ministry told Reuters on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.