Kazakh authorities say they have identified the second victim of a suspicious explosion near the National Security Committee (UKK) jail in Astana last week.
A museum documenting political oppression during the Soviet era has formally opened in the central Kazakh town of Dolinka.
A Kazakh national wanted in connection with a high-profile smuggling case in Kazakhstan has been detained in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.
There is good news for Mongolian nomads on both sides of the Russian-Mongolian border: Your centuries-old traditional dwelling is about to receive a welcome upgrade.
Kazakhstan's most prominent human rights activist, who is serving a four-year prison term over a fatal road accident, has been released from a low security labor camp on furlough for the first time.
The QarazhanbasMunai Oil Company in Kazakhstan's western Manghystau Oblast today fired eight workers from among the dozens who have been on strike since May 17.
Preliminary hearings have begun in Kazakhstan in the trial of three people accused of throwing a journalist to his death from a high-rise building
A former Kazakh Health Minister on trial for financial crimes is to be held under house arrest after a court today ordered him released from custody for health reasons.
An OzenMunaiGaz spokesman said the hunger strikers are demanding a pay rise, while others are demanding the revision of the collective contract between the company and the workers and changes to the pay scale.
The world became slightly less peaceful in the past year, punctuated by violent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, but also marked by successes in countries like Slovenia and Georgia.
Kazakh veterans of the Soviet-era war in Afghanistan are protesting a parliament decision to send troops to serve with the NATO-led international force in Afghanistan (ISAF).
A Kazakh labor union activist has been jailed for eight days for taking part in a weekend protest by striking oil workers.