The mayor of the Kazakh capital, Almaty, has held an emergency meeting of law-enforcement agencies in response to a riot at a shopping mall.
Kazakhstan's consul-general in the German city of Frankfurt-on-Main has been detained for alleged involvement in smuggling.
More than a dozen prison guards and high-ranking prison officials in Kazakhstan have been convicted of torturing an inmate and sentenced to prison.
Three top officials at Russia's Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center have lost their jobs over last month's crash of a Proton-M rocket.
Police in Kazakhstan say a man suspected of attacking a journalist in the northwestern city of Aqtobe has been apprehended.
Fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, wanted in Kazakhstan for allegedly embezzling up to $6 billion from his former bank BTA, has been denied release on bail in France.
An independent newspaper in Kazakhstan has lost the appeal against its suspension.
A correspondent with Kazakhstan's independent "Svoboda Slova" ("Freedom of Speech") newspaper has been severely beaten by unknown attackers in the northwestern city of Aqtobe.
A Kazakh court has ruled that the forced psychiatric hospitalization of a lawyer who complained about a government official is legal.
Prison inmates in Kazakhstan's western city of Oral have injured themselves to protest their treatment.
Hearings have resumed into whether a Kazakh lawyer was legally admitted into a psychiatric hospital.
The presidents of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey have vowed to strengthen their ties during a summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States.