The latest news and views about Kazakhstan
Addressing the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has expressed concern about recent incidents of desecrating of Quran, calling for special protection for religious books.
Kazakhstan’s special services say they have detained a foreign intelligence agent who was plotting to assassinate President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the press service of the republic’s National Security Committee reported on Sunday.
Members of a radical group known as Yakyn Inkar were among those detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of committing crimes during the recent mass riots, according to a documentary aired on state television on Thursday.
At least 4,500 people were injured during the recent riots across Kazakhstan, and 225 bodies were taken to the morgues, Serik Shalabayev, chief of the criminal prosecution service of Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor General’s Office says.
Kazakh authorities have detained nearly 1,700 more people for participation in anti-government protests that rocked the country last week.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has stated coup attempts in the country have failed. This as the country's Interior Ministry announced in a statement Nearly 10,000 people were detained during the recent unrest
Speaking of the events in Kazakhstan, Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized that Moscow will not allow the “color revolutions” to take place on its doorstep.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) peacekeepers will continue to fulfill their tasks in Kazakhstan until the situation in the country stabilizes fully, Andrey Serdyukov, who leads the CSTO peacekeeping effort in Kazakhstan, says.
Official sources say more than 160 people were killed and 6,000 including several foreign nationals, detained in Kazakhstan during the unrest that shook the central Asian country.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has denounced remarks by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken over Moscow's involvement in Kazakhstan unrest. The top US diplomat has said Kazakhstan would have a difficult time getting the Russian forces, invited to quell the unrest, to leave the country.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev says, in the recent unrest in the country, there were six waves of terrorist attacks in Almaty, adding the overall number of terrorists was about 20,000,
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced on Friday that he has given permission to law enforcement agents to use lethal force to quell the ongoing unrest.
At least 18 security forces have been killed in clashes in Kazakhstan. No details on civilian casualties have officially been revealed. Kazakhstan’s law enforcement agencies have also detained nearly 2,000 demonstrators, according to the interior ministry.
Spokesperson for Kazakhstan police says security forces prevented protestors from storming police buildings in Almaty on Wednesday night, adding dozens of protesters involved in the attacks have been killed.
Peacekeeping forces led by Russia, will be deployed for a ‘limited’ period of time to stabilize the situation in Kazakhstan, the chairman of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has announced.
Local media in Kazakhstan say protesters have occupied the residence of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in the city of Almaty as demonstrations spiraled out of control in the country following fuel price hikes.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday accepted the resignation of the country’s government following violent demonstrations over surging fuel prices.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has proposed to create a forum of 15 advanced countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the G20 format.
Iranian men and women collected nine golds, three silvers and a bronze to be crowned champion in the 9th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships in Kazakhstan on Friday.
A stunning set of photographs show an amazing sunken forest rising out of a 400-metre-long crystal clear mountain lake in Kazakhstan.