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- Kazakhstan to toughen laws to reduce waste in key mining sectorKazakhstan will toughen laws to reduce waste in its key mining sector, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- 50 Fukushima workers expect to die from radiation sicknessThe mother of one of the workers who are attempting to restore vital cooling systems at the Fukushima nuclear plant said today that they all expect to die from radiation sickness 'within weeks', Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Smokers face increased risk of stomach and gullet cancerA new research has found that smokers are at great risk of stomach and gullet cancer and at even higher risk after quitting, Kazakhstan Today reports.
- Japan evacuees refused treatment amid fear of radiationHundreds of evacuees from the area around Japan's stricken nuclear power plant are being turned away by hospitals and temporary evacuation centers because of fear they may be carrying radiation, a British newspaper reported, Kazakhstan Today reports.