Almaty http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28379/all en UPDATE 4-Passenger plane crash kills 21 in Kazakhstan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-passenger-plane-crashes-kazakhstan-agency-says-21-boar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Rescuers recover plane's flight recorder</p> <p>* Passenger plane crashed on domestic flight</p> <p>* Prosecutors say 21 people on board</p> <p>* Weather had been bad, thick fog around Almaty (Adds details, updates number of people on board)</p> <p>By Mariya Gordeyeva</p> <p>KYZYL TU, Kazakhstan, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A passenger plane crashed in thick fog near Kazakhstan's commercial capital Almaty on Tuesday and broke into pieces when it hit the ground, killing all 21 people on board.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-passenger-plane-crashes-kazakhstan-agency-says-21-boar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Asia Geography of Asia Kazakh wine SCAT Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740903 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/plane-crash-kazakhstan-kills-22-official-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TWENTY-TWO PEOPLE KILLED IN AIR CRASH NEAR ALMATY - KAZAKH EMERGENCIES DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL TELLS REUTERS</p> Almaty Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740906 at http://www.globalpost.com Major powers to offer Iran sanctions relief at nuclear talks-U.S. official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/blank-headline-received-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Major powers will offer Iran some sanctions relief during talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan, this week if Tehran agrees to curb its nuclear programme, a U.S. official said on Monday.</p> <p>However, the Islamic Republic could face more economic pain if the standoff remains unresolved, the official said ahead of the Feb. 26-27 meeting, speaking on condition of anonymity. "We think ... there will be some additional sanctions relief (in the powers' updated proposal to Iran)," the official said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/blank-headline-received-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765926 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/blank-headline-received-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY - EU SPOKESMAN SAYS NOBODY EXPECTS "FULLY DONE DEAL" AT NUCLEAR TALKS WITH IRAN IN ALMATY</p> Almaty Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:00:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5766844 at http://www.globalpost.com Nuclear talks "useful", Western official says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY, Feb 26 (Reuters) - World powers held a "useful" meeting with Iran over its nuclear programme in the Kazakh city of Almaty on Tuesday and will continue negotiations on Wednesday, a Western official said.</p> <p>"We had a useful meeting today, discussions took place this evening, we are meeting again tomorrow," the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/blank-headline-received-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Iran–United States relations Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767359 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/powers-hope-iranian-feedback-their-nuclear-proposal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY - EU SPOKESMAN SAYS POWERS PRESENTED NEW OFFER TO IRAN AT NUCLEAR TALKS, HOPE FOR "MORE DETAILED FEEDBACK" ON WEDNESDAY</p> Almaty Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767404 at http://www.globalpost.com No offer made to Iran on oil, financial sanctions - US official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/blank-headline-received-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Six world powers did not offer to suspend oil or financial sanctions during talks with Iran on its nuclear programme in the Kazakh city of Almaty, a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The six powers - France, Germany, the United States, China Russia and Britain - offered at the talks to lift some sanctions if Iran scaled back nuclear activity the West fears could be used to build bombs. Iran denies it aims to develop nuclear arms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/blank-headline-received-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Asia Iran Iran–United States relations Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768266 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran yet to give 'concrete response' to nuclear proposal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/iran-yet-give-concrete-response-nuclear-proposal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran has yet to give a clear response to a proposal from world powers for ending the decade-long nuclear dispute, Western officials said on Friday after a first round of talks in Almaty.</p> <p>"There has not yet been a clear and concrete response to the E3+3 Almaty I proposal" that world powers made at the last nuclear negotiations at the same venue in February, a Western official said in a statement to AFP also backed by a second source.</p> <p>zak/sjw/yad</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Almaty AFP Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:30:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5802609 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran, Sextet fail to reach deal in Almaty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/iran-sextet-fail-to-reach-deal-in-almaty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Iran and the Sextet failed to reach mutual understanding on issues, which had been discussed at the Almaty round of talks, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.</p><P>After the Iran-Sextet negotiations on Saturday, Ryabkov said, “The parties are ready to maintain contacts and hold a new round of talks.”</p> Almaty Sergei Ryabkov Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 08:32:30 +0000 Asianet 5806535 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Scotland's Duff shows a brave heart in Kazakhstan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/football-scotlands-duff-shows-brave-heart-kazakhstan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A majority Muslim steppe nation on the border with China, Kazakhstan is far flung from the blustery coastline of the north of Scotland.</p> <p>But it is in Kazakhstan's biggest city of Almaty that Scottish midfielder Stuart Duff plies his trade at the local side Kairat Almaty as the first ever British footballer to play in the national league.</p> <p>One may wonder how an Aberdeen-born footballer can surface in a country which the majority of Britons know only due to Sacha Baron Cohen's starring role in a hit comedy film "Borat".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/football-scotlands-duff-shows-brave-heart-kazakhstan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Asia Football in Kazakhstan Human Interest Stuart Duff Technology AFP Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:06:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5942689 at http://www.globalpost.com China beat Australia in Asian Cup men's volleyball tournament http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140818/china-beat-australia-asian-cup-mens-volleyball-tournament <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ALMATY, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- China beat Australia 3-0 in the Fourth Asian Cup men's volleyball tournament which kicked off in the South Kazakhstan city of Almaty on Monday.</p> <p>Volleyball players from eight countries participate in the tournament. Group A includes teams of Kazakhstan, Japan, South Korea and India. In Group B there are teams of China, Iran, Australia and Thailand. The quarter-finals will be held on August 22, semi-finals will be held on August 23 and on August 24 there will be the final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140818/china-beat-australia-asian-cup-mens-volleyball-tournament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Almaty Asia Earth Xinhua News Agency Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:31:02 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6234536 at http://www.globalpost.com