Astana drops anchor in Africa

The mutual interests between the former Soviet republic and the African continent have led to new ties that will grow stronger thanks to the new railway joining Kazakhstan to the Persian Gulf.
Marco Cochi • Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:26

As oceans grow, the Aral Sea shrinks

With the water gone, boats float on a sea of sand
Cecilia Tosi • Monday, 30 December 2013 12:55

Astana: Between Fiction and Reality

The surreal Kazak capital of Astana is nestled on the northern steppes of Central Asia, where the bitter cold of winter keeps people indoors.
Francesco Guarascio • Saturday, 29 June 2013 22:57

Nursultan Nazarbayev: Sultan of the Steppes

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held office uninterrupted since 1990. National elections have become little more than a charade in which he’s not only re-elected by re-anointed as his country’s savior.
Wojciech Jagielski • Saturday, 29 June 2013 22:54

That's incredible

In China, where Internet censorship plays a fundamental role in urban life, kids are getting a break. The southeast province of Chongqing has approved a law barring adults from trespassing into the technological lives of minors. Basically, parents can’t browse their children’s’ email, chat, browser history and messages.
Alessia • Wednesday, 26 June 2013 21:48