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- Foreign currency exchange rates fixed by National BankThe National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan fixed the foreign currency exchange rates to the tenge for February 18:
- Astrakhan authorities to kill 16,500 stray dogsThe Astrakhan authorities are planning to kill more than 16,000 stray dogs, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Zinc can ease common cold symptomsExperts believe taking zinc syrup, tablets or lozenges can lessen the severity and duration of the common cold, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Hackers launch attack on Canadian governmentChina-based hackers have launched an unprecedented cyberattack on the Canadian government, trying to access highly classified federal information, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kazakh President met with Senate SpeakerThe President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, met with the Senate Speaker of Kazakhstan, Kasym-Zhomart Tokaev, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Qatar willing to partner in Kazakh-Turkmen-Iran railwayQatar says it is willing to help construct Kazakh-Turkmen-Iran railway that will be used to transport goods from Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to world markets, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Coke and Pepsi caramel colourings contain cancer-causing chemicalsSome caramel food colourings in pop could contain cancer-causing chemicals that should be banned, a U.S. consumer advocacy group claims, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Death toll of Egyptian protests at 365At least 365 people died in the 18 days of anti-government protests in Egypt, the Health Ministry of Egypt said Wednesday, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Egyptian 3 missing antiquities foundThree of the 18 artifacts looted from the Egyptian Museum have been found, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Industrial output in Kazakhstan in 2011 grown by 4.8 %The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has raised industrial output growth forecast to 4.8%, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Positive thoughts can double drugs' effectScientists claim that positive thoughts can double painkiller's effect, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Chased by protesters Japan suspends whale huntJapan temporarily suspended its annual Antarctic whale hunt after repeated disruptions by an anti-whaling group, The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Bahrain protests escalates, 2 deadBahraini police used force to break up a protest camp in a central Manama square early on Thursday, killing at least two people, as they tried to end three days of demonstrations, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Belarus requests $2 bln from EurAsEC anti-crisis fundBelarus has requested $2 bln from EurAsEC anti-crisis fund. Vice prime minister of Belarus Sergey Rumas informed on February 16, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Brent oil prices in London went up by $2.14Brent oil price in London has increased by $2.14, Kazakhstan Today reports.