Relatives of the prisoners killed during an attempted prison break in east-central Kazakhstan early this week say their bodies have not been returned to the families.
The fugitive former chairman of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank has warned Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev of the threat of radical Islamic groups and called for his resignation.
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Two dismissed Kazakh police officers have appealed to pop icon Sting to help them get their jobs back after the British rocker snubbed one of Central Asia's prickliest dictators.
One of the three people accused of killing independent Kyrgyz journalist Gennady Pavlyuk in Kazakhstan in 2009 has renounced his initial testimony.
The fugitive former chairman of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank has been granted political asylum in Britain.
Some prominent Kazakh bloggers say the government's blockage of the Wordpress blog platform since June is politically motivated.
Kazakh officials have said a total of 16 prisoners were killed when inmates attempted to escape from a Kazakh prison late on July 10.
Kazakh officials say convicts have killed a prison guard and wounded two servicemen in a firefight during a failed attempt to escape from a penal colony.
Police in Kazakhstan say they have killed nine people suspected of carrying out attacks on security forces in a remote western region.
The human rights watchdog Memorial has said Kazakhstan's extradition of Uzbek asylum seekers to Uzbekistan last month violates international and national laws.
Kazakh authorities say that one officer was killed and three wounded in clashes overnight with an armed group in the west of the country.