kazakh kazakh  /ˈkæ zæk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Muslim who is a member of a Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan)
  2. (n) a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
  3. (n) the Turkic language spoken by the Kazak

News

  1. Kazakhstan Reiterates American Adoption Ban

    Americans are still forbidden from adopting Kazakh children, an official in Astana has said. The ban will continue until Kazakhstan receives a satisfactory explanation from US authorities about the circumstances in which two orphans from the Central Asian state were found in a home for troubled kids last year. The two children were found on a ranch housing children with “deviant behavior” in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

  2. Dubai Chamber Trade Mission Explores Promising CIS Markets

    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry concluded its first trade mission to the Commonwealth of Independent States visiting Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan recently.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. International Flights to be Launched From Kazakh Taraz

    June 10--Some direct international flights will be launched from the Aulie-Ata airport of Kazakh city of Taraz in 2014, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the airport.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Quotes

  1. Prodi, on his first trip to the oil-rich Central Asian nation, said that "Eni is ready to accept (the Kazakh government's) terms and continue cooperation."
    on Oct 7, 2007 By: Romano Prodi Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We are not talking about revising the contract signed 10 years ago," Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said after talks with visiting Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi. "I am convinced that Eni understands goals set by the Kazakh sides...
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Nursultan Nazarbayev Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "We made this decision after a long consideration. Just before the Giro I asked the Kazakh Cycling Federation certain questions and asked for solutions and the solutions didn't come," Bruyneel said in a team statement Friday. "We are now in...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: AFP

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