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Astronauts land back on Earth transformed by pandemic

Almaty - Two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut on Friday made a safe return from the International Space Station to find the planet transformed by the coronavirus pandemic.

No press, no family: Space crew set for launch during pandemic

Almaty - A three-man space crew finished preparations on Wednesday for a mission to the International Space Station, which is going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Kazakhstan detains around 200 opposition protesters in largest city

Almaty - Police in Kazakhstan detained around 200 people Saturday as two opposition groups called for anti-government demonstrations in the oil-rich Central Asian country.

Kazakhstan detains up to 100 opposition protesters

Almaty - Police in Kazakhstan detained up to 100 activists Saturday after two opposition groups called for anti-government protests in the oil-rich Central Asian country.

US astronaut returns to Earth after longest mission by woman

Almaty - NASA's Christina Koch returned to Earth safely on Thursday after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station.

Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

Almaty - NASA's Christina Koch returned to Earth safely Thursday having shattered the spaceflight record for female astronauts after almost a year aboard the International Space Station.

Pompeo says carries 'perfect message' of press freedom in Kazakhstan

Astana - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday during a visit to Kazakhstan that he carried a "perfect message" of global press freedom, following a bitter feud with US media.

Pompeo condemns China's Xinjiang crackdown during Central Asia tour

Astana - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on countries to offer asylum to ethnic minorities fleeing China's troubled Xinjiang region during a visit Sunday to oil-rich Kazakhstan -- a country that borders the region.

Ice build-up may have caused Kazakh air crash

Astana - A build-up of ice may have caused a passenger plane crash in Kazakhstan last month in which 12 people died but dozens survived, a state commission said on Friday.

Kazakhstan observes day of mourning after fatal jet crash

Almaty - Kazakhstan observed a national day of mourning on Saturday after 12 people died when an airliner crashed shortly after takeoff and slammed into a house.

Kazakhstan observes day of mourning after fatal jet crash

Almaty - Kazakhstan observed a national day of mourning on Saturday a day after 12 people died when an airliner crashed shortly after takeoff and slammed into a house.

12 killed as plane crashes in Kazakhstan but many survive

Almaty - Twelve people died when a plane carrying 100 passengers and crew crashed shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan on Friday and collided with a house, but many onboard survived without serious injury.

Plane crashes into house in Kazakhstan killing 14

Almaty - At least 14 people died Friday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan's largest city, authorities said.

Plane crashes in Kazakhstan killing nine: govt

Almaty - Nine people died Friday when a passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, the government said.

IS claims deadly Tajik attack as doubts swirl

Almaty - The Islamic State group on Friday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack against a Tajik border post this week, but Central Asia watchers cast doubt on the jihadists' claim as well as official Tajik statements on the incident.

Police detain 26 at anti-government protests in Kazakhstan

Almaty - Police detained more than two dozen people on Saturday in Kazakhstan's main cities for participating in protests called by a banned opposition group where they criticised the government and Chinese expansion.

First Arab on ISS set for Earth return

Almaty - An Emirati who made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station is set to return to Earth on Thursday following an eight-day mission that sparked euphoria in his homeland.

Emirati becomes first Arab to reach ISS

Baikonur - An Emirati has made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station, after blasting off from Kazakhstan.

Rocket carrying Emirati, Russian, American blasts off for ISS

Baikonur - A rocket blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan on Wednesday with an Emirati on board who will be the first Arab on the International Space Station.

Dozens detained as Kazakhs protest against former president, China

Almaty - Police detained dozens of protesters in Kazakhstan Saturday for rallying against Chinese economic expansion and former strongman president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is still a powerful force in the former Soviet nation.
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