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Emergency and security personnel are seen at the site of the plane crash near Almaty, Kazakhstan, December 27, 2019.

A survivor of the Kazakhstan plane crash that killed at least 12 said the aircraft was crushed ‘like a tin can’

Aslan Nazaraliyev told Sky News that the Bek Air plane started "swaying" and "vibrating" seconds after taking off from Almaty.
Emergency and security personnel are seen at the site of a plane crash near Almaty, Kazakhstan, December 27, 2019.

Photos show scenes of devastation after a plane carrying 98 people crashed in Kazakhstan, killing at least 12

The Bek Air flight from Almaty to Nusultan plunged into a building in the village of Almerek just after take-off on Friday, amid foggy conditions.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Apple, Google, and Mozilla are blocking the Kazakhstan government’s wild attempts at spying on people

Google and Mozilla said the tool would enable the Kazakhstan government to decrypt and read anything a user types or posts online.
Kazakhstan's capital Nursultan, formerly called Astana.

Kazakhstan renamed its capital city in honour of its long-serving former president, just one day after his shock resignation

The city of Astana, which means "capital" in Kazakh, is now called "Nursultan," after Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned after 30 years at the helm.

Inside the eerily quiet streets of Kazakhstan’s 20-year-old capital city, where futuristic skyscrapers tower over the grasslands of a former pri...

Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan since 1997, is filled with futuristic skyscrapers that resemble something out of a science-fiction movie. But Astana's streets are suspiciously clean and quiet, leading some to comment on its eerie atmosphere.

Russia wants more of its allies to join the fight in Syria

Russia could have several motives for bringing regional partners into Syria.

9 mind-blowing discoveries that had the archaeological community freaking out in 2015

We found evidence of everything from the earliest humans to walk the planet to a set of mysterious, giant earthworks only visible from space.

Here’s who could get burned by Kazakhstan’s currency collapse

What Kazakhstan's weaker tenge means for other countries.