Gulf Times - Almaty
Plane crashes after takeoff in Kazakhstan, 12 dead, dozens injured

Plane crashes after takeoff in Kazakhstan, 12 dead, dozens injured

A passenger plane carrying nearly 100 people crashed soon after take-off near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, slamming into a house in an accident that killed 12 people and injured dozens.

Qatar Airways Cargo commences freighter operations to Almaty

Qatar Airways Cargo commences freighter operations to Almaty

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter operations to Almaty in Kazakhstan, its second new destination so far this year, offering more than 200 tonnes of capacity each week to the Kazakh city.

Singapore most expensive city, Almaty ranks last

Singapore most expensive city, Almaty ranks last

Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities -- Tokyo and Osaka -- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen.

Suspected Islamist militant kills five in Kazakhstan

Suspected Islamist militant kills five in Kazakhstan

A lone gunman with Islamist links killed at least three policemen and two civilians in Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty on Monday, senior security officials said, the second such attack in less than two months.

Gunmen kill two policemen in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Gunmen kill two policemen in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Gunmen killed two policemen in Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty on Monday, security sources and the Interior Ministry told Reuters, as the authorities said they had launched an anti-terrorist operation.