The mayor of the town of Ereymentau in northern Kazakhstan has been found dead.
A prominent human rights defender who has drawn attention to problems in Kazakhstan's prisons has been found guilty of hooliganism and sentenced to 10 days in jail.
The head of a European human rights organization has visited jailed Kazakh rights defender Yevgeny Zhovtis to congratulate him on being awarded the group's annual prize.
On August 26, police in Almaty detained a group of journalists and kept them at a police station for three hours without any explanation.
RFE/RL correspondents from mainly Muslim countries filed these video snapshots during the holy month of Ramadan. From Central Asia to the Caucasus, they captured moments of prayer, celebration, and communities coming together.
Kazakh farmers fear the poor harvest caused by extremely hot weather this summer may lead to bankruptcies.
The wife of jailed Kazakh activist Yermek Narymbaev says he has gone on a hunger strike.
The chairman of Kazakhstan's Military Court has been hospitalized following a drive-by shooting in Almaty.
Dozens of relatives of inmates at a Kazakh prison hit by a riot last week have been promised they will be allowed to visit the facility.
A well-known Kazakh businessman has been missing for three days.
Kazakh, British and U.S. troops are teaming up for 10 days of joint military exercises.
Kazakh authorities now say at least one prisoner was killed and more than 80 others injured in a riot at a prison in northern Kazakhstan.