Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

World / Politics Oct 24, 2020

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

When Bikamal Kaken's husband vanished during a 2017 visit to Xinjiang in northwestern China, she had good reason to believe he would not be returning home to Kazakhstan anytime soon. But she did not anticipate just how dire his fate was, or that it would ...

Space station crew blast off despite virus-hit buildup

World Apr 9, 2020

Space station crew blast off despite virus-hit buildup

A three-man crew blasted off to the International Space Station on Thursday, leaving behind a planet overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of Russia's Roscosmos space agency and NASA's Chris Cassidy launched at 08:05 GMT from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, ...

Rui Hachimura powers Japan in win over Kazakhstan

Basketball Sep 14, 2018

Rui Hachimura powers Japan in win over Kazakhstan

Young guns Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe carried the scoring load in helping Japan to an 85-70 win over Kazakhstan in the first game of the second round of FIBA World Cup Asian qualifying on Thursday. Hachimura finished with 24 points on an efficient 8-for-14 ...