Military exercises involving members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) are taking place in Russia.
Turkmenistan has said it plans to "widen" diplomatic ties with Kyrgyzstan.
Police in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, have detained several protesting homeowners who had threatened to stage a hunger strike.
A court in Kazakhstan's western city of Atyrau has sentenced three police officers to prison terms of between one and two years for torturing a suspect.
A Kazakh man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing and joining a conspiracy with bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has gone on trial.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has named Almaty, Beijing, and Oslo as the finalists to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Kazakhstan is investing billions of dollars to boost its tourism sector. But the country has a long a way to go to become a popular destination for travelers.
Kazakhstan is working on the extradition of two of its diplomats from Germany, where they are serving prison terms for smuggling.
Kazakh Financial Police have detained the chief of the state agency on the regulation of monopolies on bribery charges.
Inmates in a penal colony in Kazakhstan's northwestern city of Aqtobe have reportedly rioted to protest harsh conditions.
Embattled Kazakh lawyer Zinaida Mukhortova has again been detained and placed in a psychiatric clinic.
A center designed to assist Tajik labor migrants will begin operating at Tajikistan's General Consulate in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty.