Isabel Santos, chairwoman of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's Committee on Democracy, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Questions, met with Aleksandr Pavlov, a former bodyguard for fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov.
A former top official on Kazakhstan's National Security Committee has been sentenced to 13 years in jail.
The wife of fugitive Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov arrived in Italy with her daughter seven months after being improperly deported back to Kazakhstan in a case that fueled tensions in Italy's fragile government.
A trial begins on December 27 in Kazakhstan of a man suspected of beating and robbing a journalist in the northwestern city of Aqtobe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev have concluded several key agreements between their countries prior to a summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
Rakhat Aliev, the former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev, has been named as a suspect in a high-profile political murder in 2006.
Police in Astana have detained dozens of apartment dwellers after they publicly protested their impending evictions.
Fire has destroyed 150 square meters of a market near Almaty, the latest blaze to have struck a bazaar in Kazakhstan's largest city.
A French public prosecutor is recommending the extradition to Ukraine of fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is accused of having embezzled billions of dollars and fled Kazakhstan, on embezzlement charges.
The daughter of Kazakhstan's president, lawmaker Darigha Nazarbaeva, is under fire for describing disabled children as "freaks." Her comments have sparked angry reactions online.
Darigha Nazarbaeva, the daughter of Kazakhstan's president, believes disabled children are "freaks" that should be used combat teenage pregnancies.