Jailed Kazakh journalist Ramazan Esergepov has been named a recipient of a Hellman-Hammett Grant for 2011.
The wives of several prisoners in the northern Kazakh town of Granitny say their husbands were severely beaten by prison authorities on June 24.
TV host Chelsea Handler and a coterie of on-screen humorists took what began as a mean-spirited jab at the irremediably whacked-out singer Amy Winehouse and spun it into a mean-spirited -- and uninformed -- jab at the nation of Serbia.
Protesting Kazakh oil workers have called upon President Nursultan Nazarbaev to intervene in their conflict with the oil company's management.
Kazakhstan has sent another request to the Austrian government calling for the extradition of Rakhat Aliev, the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev.
Is there another Yelena Bonner out there? Plus, voices from the Syrian crisis, U.S.-Pakistani snarls, and a crossword clue that's got Kazakhs hopping mad.
The feud between Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev and his estranged former son-in-law Rakhat Aliev is making waves in Washington. Now, one government watchdog organization is calling for an official investigation.
"Philosophy Of Love," a new book by Sara Nazarbaeva, Kazakhstan's first lady, was recently presented at a teacher-training university in the northeastern Kazakh city of Pavlodar.
A Kazakh weekly newspaper is facing calls for its closure over a crossword clue critics say was insulting to the Kazakh nation
It's been 90 years since the Soviet authorities banned polygamy in Central Asia. None of the states in the region has gone so far to legalize it, but with the fall of communism, the tradition of multiple marriages is nonetheless flourishing.
A Kazakh woman who set herself on fire in front of the ruling Nur-Otan party's headquarters in Astana on June 20 has died.
Kazakh officials have confirmed that inmates at a maximum security prison near Almaty staged a protest late last week, but denied that security forces were brought to the penitentiary