Kazakhstan human rights activists held a "round table" on the topic: "The experience of the implication of international norms, the introduction of the National Preventive Mechanism, public observational commissions and other initiatives to combat torture and inhuman treatment".
... In recent years the Kazakh government has carried out a number of diplomatic initiatives to promote peaceful resolutions to conflicts. The major examples include: in mid-August 2018, a meeting was held in Aqtau. Kazakhstan, which brought together the presidents of the five nations that border the Caspian Sea: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan. A 24-article agreement was signed which apparently signals the end of a dispute of how this body of water will be divided among the five governments.
London — A $1.1 billion investment in the giant Karachaganak field in Kazakhstan agreed this month is aimed at sustaining plateau production levels and creating significant value from the field, a mainstay of CPC oil exports, Shell said Monday.
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez claimed the WBC and WBA world middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a gripping points win in their Las Vegas rematch. The Mexican claimed a frenetic final round on two of the three scorecards which was critical in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared 364 days earlier at the same T-Mobile Arena venue.
Freedom of religion in Kazakhstan was on the agenda at the annual meeting of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw, 12 September, as the result, several recommendations have been voiced for the Kazakhstani authorities.
The Turkey-Kazakhstan investment forum yesterday witnessed the signing of 22 agreements worth $1.7 billion aiming to boost cooperation between the two countries ahead of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Turkey
The Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev has confirmed that it is critical for Kazakhstan to start exporting gasoline in October-November in order to prevent overstocking of the market, RIA Novosti reported.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Doctors of the Syzganov National Research Centre of Surgery have performed more than 250 renal transplantations since 2012," its head, Professor Bolatbek Baimakhanov, told Kazinform.
Kazakhstan's Halyk Bank has announced the establishment of joint-stock commercial Tenge Bank in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) said in a message on Sept. 10.
ALMATY. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Emir Baigazin awarded the Best Film Director prize at the Horizons Competition of the 75th Venice Film Festival, with his movie The River, the festival's official website reads.