Russia's foreign minister says the littoral states of the Caspian Sea are coordinating many "principles" aimed at establishing the bases of a treaty on the sea's legal status.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has voiced concern about what he calls the "possible end of cooperation between the world's leading nuclear powers."
Italy has granted refugee status to the wife and daughter of Mukhtar Ablyazov, the former head of one of Kazakhstan's largest banks who is wanted for embezzlement.
A Kazakh tabloid magazine has come under criticism after dedicating its latest issue to Adolf Hitler.
A celebrity magazine in Kazakhstan is under fire for devoting its latest issue to Adolf Hitler.
Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have met in the Tajik capital to discuss regional security in the wake of the withdrawal of most foreign combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.
The father of a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber says investigators are doing everything they can to delay his son's trial.
Police in Kazakhstan have detained six women who had chained themselves to a fence outside the Prosecutor-General's Office in Astana to protest against the city authorities' actions.
The prime ministers of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan are meeting in Moscow to discuss an agreement for the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union (EES).
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Kazakh government to annul a decree implementing legislation that "muzzles" freedom of speech and association during a state of emergency.
The parliament speaker in Russia's Khakassia Republic has apologized for a statement he made about Moscow's right to "own" territories in Kazakhstan.
Police in the Kazakh capital, Astana, have dispersed a public protest by some 30 local residents who demanded proper compensation for their property, which they say was confiscated by local authorities.