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Kazakhstan thwarts ‘assassination attempt’ on president

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.

Repirt: Members of radical group among detainees in Khazakistan

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.

State of emergency lifted in Kazakhstan

The state of emergency that was imposed in Kazakhstan amid riots in early January expired at midnight on Wednesday local time.

Kazakhstan: 225 killed; thousands injured during unrest

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.

Kazakhstan arrests hundreds more over violent unrest

Kazakh authorities have detained nearly 1,700 more people for participation in anti-government protests that rocked the country last week.

Kazakhstan govt. says coup attempts failed, 10k arrested

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

Putin says Russia not to allow ‘color revolutions’ in neighboring countries

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.

Intl. peacekeepers to stay in Kazakhstan until situation stabilizes

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.

Ministry: Over 160 killed, 6k arrested in Kazakhstan unrest

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.

Kazakhstan unrest: Thousands arrested  by police

Kazakhstan law enforcement agencies have detained at least 4,400 people who participated in the riots in several regions of the country, that's according to press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Russia slams US stance over Kazakhstan unrest

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 says 20k ‘terrorists’ active in 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 authorizes fire ‘without warning’

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.

Kazakhstan unrest: 18 police officers killed, 2k protesters arrested

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.

Kazakh forces say ‘eliminated dozens trying to storm police stations’

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.

Russia-led peacekeepers to be deployed to Kazakhstan

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.

Kazakhstan in turmoil after protesters storm presidential palace

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 accepts govt. resignation after protests

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday accepted the resignation of the country’s government following violent demonstrations over surging fuel prices.

52 People Killed in Kazakhstan Bus Fire (+Video)

At least 52 people from Uzbekistan are feared dead after an 'Ikarus' bus caught fire near the Kazakh village of Kalybai on Thursday.

Kazakh President Calls for Formation of Islamic G20

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.

Iran Claims Title in Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships

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.

Spears of Mysterious Army Rising out of Kazakh Lake

A stunning set of photographs show an amazing sunken forest rising out of a 400-metre-long crystal clear mountain lake in Kazakhstan.

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