Kazakhstan

Gales damage peace pyramid in Kazakh capital

Gales damage peace pyramid in Kazakh capital

Published 22/05/2018

ASTANA (Reuters) - Gale-force winds have punched holes in one of Astana’s best known buildings, a granite-and-glass pyramid, the Kazakh authorities said, warning that stormy [more…]

Europe launches seventh Sentinel Earth observation satellite

Europe launches seventh Sentinel Earth observation satellite

Published 25/04/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe has launched the seventh of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites as part of its multi-billion-euro Copernicus program to help predict weather [more…]

Angola satellite inoperative, Russia to build another one

Angola satellite inoperative, Russia to build another one

Published 23/04/2018

LUANDA (Reuters) - Russia’s space agency said on Monday that Angola’s first national telecoms satellite, AngoSat-1, was inoperative and Russia would build another one for [more…]

U.S.-Russian crew returns from space station: NASA TV

U.S.-Russian crew returns from space station: NASA TV

Published 28/02/2018

(Reuters) - A capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed in snowy Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a [more…]

World’s last remaining wild horses aren’t really wild after all

World’s last remaining wild horses aren’t really wild after all

Published 23/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A herd of endangered Przewalski horses are seen at the Takhin Us National Park in the south-west part of Mongolia, July 16, 2012. [more…]

Petrofac bosses to be interviewed by Britain’s fraud office

Petrofac bosses to be interviewed by Britain’s fraud office

Published 05/02/2018

(Reuters) - British oilfield services provider Petrofac said its top management, including its chairman and executive directors, would be interviewed by Britain’s Serious Fraud Office [more…]

Former champions Serbia and Switzerland knocked out in Davis Cup first

Former champions Serbia and Switzerland knocked out in Davis Cup first

Published 03/02/2018

Tennis - Davis Cup - World Group First Round - Serbia v United States - Sportski Centar Cair, Nis, Serbia - February 3, 2018 U.S. [more…]

Former champions Serbia and Switzerland knocked out in Davis Cup…

Former champions Serbia and Switzerland knocked out in Davis Cup…

Published 03/02/2018

Tennis - Davis Cup - World Group First Round - Serbia v United States - Sportski Centar Cair, Nis, Serbia - February 3, 2018 U.S. [more…]

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool/File [more…]

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Russia re-establishes contact with Angola’s telecoms satellite

Published 29/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it had re-established contact with Angola’s first national telecoms satellite AngoSat-1. The connection had been lost after the [more…]