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Water protests in tech hub expose urban India's growing pains

16 Sep 2016

BENGALURU Oracle employees were at work on Monday when protesters entered their nine-storey building in India's technology hub, Bengaluru, and asked them to leave in support of demonstrations that had erupted across the city over a water dispute.

India's tech capital, companies shut down after violent protests

13 Sep 2016

BENGALURU Indian and foreign technology companies including global outsourcing firm Accenture closed offices and told staff to stay at home in the technology hub of Bengaluru on Tuesday after riots over the diversion of water from a river. | Video

Kazakhstan's first president grips power as legend grows

30 Nov 2012

KASKELEN, Kazakhstan The teenage son of a shepherd, who would later become Kazakhstan's first and only post-Soviet leader so far, had a nickname at school: Sultan.

Kazakhstan's first president grips power as legend grows

30 Nov 2012

KASKELEN, Kazakhstan The teenage son of a shepherd, who would later become Kazakhstan's first and only post-Soviet leader so far, had a nickname at school: Sultan.

Kazakhstan's first president grips power as legend grows

30 Nov 2012

KASKELEN, Kazakhstan The teenage son of a shepherd, who would later become Kazakhstan's first and only post-Soviet leader so far, had a nickname at school: Sultan.

Kazakhstan in move to ban opposition parties and media

21 Nov 2012

ALMATY The Central Asian state of Kazakhstan has moved to ban two opposition movements critical of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and to close dozens of opposition media outlets for "propagating extremism".

Kazakhstan in move to ban opposition parties and media

21 Nov 2012

ALMATY The Central Asian state of Kazakhstan has moved to ban two opposition movements critical of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and to close dozens of opposition media outlets for "propagating extremism".

Energy giants look to longer term at Kazakh field

22 Oct 2012

KASHAGAN OILFIELD, Kazakhstan It has taken $46 billion over 12 years to bring Kashagan, the biggest world oilfield discovery since 1968, to the brink of production.

Energy giants look to longer term at Kazakh field

22 Oct 2012

KASHAGAN OILFIELD, Kazakhstan, Oct 22 It has taken $46 billion over 12 years to bring Kashagan, the biggest world oilfield discovery since 1968, to the brink of production.

U.S. says Kazakh verdict silences opposition

09 Oct 2012

ALMATY The United States on Tuesday accused Kazakhstan of using its justice system to "silence opposition voices" after a prominent critic of President Nursultan Nazarbayev was jailed for inciting violence.

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