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

Sep 16 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.

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

Sep 15 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 hub companies shut down after violent clashes

Sep 13 2016

BENGALURU Indian and foreign technology companies including global outsourcing firm Accenture closed offices and told staff to stay 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

Nov 30 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

Nov 30 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

Nov 30 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

Nov 21 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

Nov 21 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

Oct 22 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

Oct 22 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.

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