Kanat Mukhambetkaliev, 23, was brought to the maximum-security Kushmurun prison in Qostanai Oblast on September 28 and died at a hospital on October 6. An official autopsy cited kidney failure as the cause of death.
Three Kazakh players have been expelled from the women's hockey tournament at the Asian Games after admitting they had played for Belarus at a World Cup qualifying tournament earlier this year.
Yevgeny Zhovtis, head of the Almaty-based Kazakh Bureau for Human Rights, issued a statement saying that the labor camp administration is trying to isolate him from the outside world.
Third attempt in eight years fails to advance vital questions as Caspian summit has ends in Baku apparently without major breakthroughs.
A group of unknown assailants attacked a Kazakh journalist in Almaty on November 17.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee said Russia, Kazakhstan, Cuba, Morocco, Iraq, and China itself have declined to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Leaders from the five Caspian littoral states are gathering in Baku for the fourth Caspian summit to discuss the sea's legal status.
It might be subtle, but Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbaev's budding cult of personality is showing his rule in a softer light.
Leaders of the five Caspian littoral states are holding a summit in Baku starting November 18. They haven’t agreed on much in the past, and now there really doesn’t seem to be much to talk about.
The leader of the unregistered Kazakh opposition party Algha (Forward) has praised the role played by Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbaeva in ensuring her country's recent parliamentary elections were free and fair.
The Kazakh government plans to start repatriating Kazakh scientists and researchers who are working abroad.
Four convicts at a maximum-security prison in central Kazakhstan who allegedly faked a video of an inmate being beaten had their prison terms prolonged by one year.