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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 April 6:
- Long hours at work increase risk of heart diseaseWorking long hours in the office can increase the risk of heart disease, a new study has found, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Gaddafi rewarded loyal staff with gold watches with his picture on themAn Ukrainian nurse who treated Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has dismissed rumours that he had a nurse as a mistress and said Gaddafi gives his staff gold watches every year, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Nazarbayev won Kazakhstan's election with 95.5 percent of votesThe Central Election Commission declared the results of the early presidential election of Kazakhstan. Nursultan Nazarbayev has won Kazakhstan's election, taken place on April 3, with 95.5 percent of votes, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Scientists grow live heart in lab from stem cellsAmerican researchers are growing human hearts in laboratories, which they believe could start beating within weeks, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- UN, French forces attack Gbagbo bases in Ivory CoastThe United Nations Operation in Cote d'Ivoire (UNOCI) and the French force undertook a military operation against forces loyal to the incumbent Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Afghan policeman kills NATO soldiersTwo NATO soldiers have been shot dead by an Afghan border policeman inside a compound in northern Afghanistan, local officials say, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Japan tsunami dog found alive after three weeks adrift at seaA dog rescued from a roof of a partially submerged house more than three weeks after a quake and tsunami has been reunited with her owner, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Kazakhstan to attract $800-million investment in rare earth miningKazatomprom, Kazakhstan's state-owned uranium miner, plans to invest $800 million to develop rare-earth metal mining in Kazakhstan, CEO Vladimir Shkolnik said in an interview on Monday, Bloomberg reported.
- Libyan government open to political reformsThe Libyan government on Tuesday declared itself open to political reforms but said Moamer Gaddafi must remain as its leader, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- CPC pipeline March exports down 1.3 percentThe Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) oil exports fell in March by 1.3 percent year-on-year, CPC said on its website on Monday, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Japan dumps 11,500 tonnes of radioactive water in oceanJapanese officials on Monday began dumping massive amounts of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean in order to create space for additional highly radioactively contaminated water, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Three new ISS crew members launch from BaikonurNASA astronaut Ron Garan and Russian cosmonauts Andrey Borisenko and Alexander Samokutyaev launched in their Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:18 p.m. EDT Monday (4:18 a.m. Tuesday, Kazakhstan time) beginning a two-day journey to the International Space Station, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- President of Kazakhstan held telephone conversation with Russian PresidentThe President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a telephone conversation with the Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev on Monday, Kazakhstan Today reports.