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Fatalities after plane crashes near Almaty, Kazakhstan

At least 14 people have died after a plane crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on December 27.

Asia

'There were screams': Survivors recount Kazakhstan plane crash

Day of mourning announced after Bek Air flight crash that killed 12 people, including pilot, on Friday.

'There were screams': Survivors recount Kazakhstan plane crash

Kazakhstan

Bek Air plane crashes near Kazakhstan's Almaty airport

Kazakhstan's aviation agency said at least 12 killed after plane, heading to Nur-Sultan, lost altitude during takeoff.

Bek Air plane crashes near Kazakhstan's Almaty airport

Asia

Kazakhstan energy: Drive to adopt greener, healthier sources

Kazakstan pivots from carbon-based energy because of health concerns and seeks to develop greener alternatives.

Human Rights

Kazakh president reshuffles govt after large protests

Hirings and firings followed opposition rallies in Almaty and Nur-Sultan.

Kazakh president reshuffles gov't after pro-democracy protests

Middle East

Russia denies intensifying attacks on civilians in Idlib

Syrian government ally Russia denies dropping more bombs on civilians in rebel-held Idlib province.

Europe

Kazakh president orders probe into China-linked transport project

The country's new leader appears to be shaking off claims he remain's the former president's puppet.

Kazakh president orders probe into China-linked transport project

Space

'Let's go': Russia launches humanoid robot into space

Space-bound humanoid robot Fedor expected to dock at the ISS on Saturday with more than 650kg of cargo.

AJ Impact

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

The artificially intelligent machine is designed to save lives, but may have other applications.

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

AJ Impact

Kazakh leader cancels debts of the poor

More than three million Kazakhs will have personal debts cancelled.

Kazakhstan ends bank bailouts, writes off people's debts instead

Asia

China's Muslim minority seek sanctuary in Kazakhstan

China is closely watching what is happening in Kazakhstan and is concerned about increasing anti-Chinese sentiment.

Kazakhstan

Hundreds arrested in Kazakhstan over election protests

The Kazakh prosecutor-general's office says 957 were found guilty of offences, 670 of whom were jailed.

Hundreds arrested in Kazakhstan over election protests

Asia

Kazakh election: Observers question vote count

Tokayev has won more than 70 percent of the votes cast in a 77 percent turnout, a result he insists is authentic.

Kazakhstan

Hundreds more arrested as Kazakhs protest 'rigged vote'

Police on high alert in Almaty after 200 additional people arrested amid protests against vote to elect new president.

Hundreds more arrested as Kazakhs protest 'rigged vote'

Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev protege takes Kazakh presidency amid arrests

At least 500 people have been arrested for protesting against polls, which saw Kassym-Jomart Tokayev become president.