Kazakh doctors say tests conducted in the capital have failed to determine what is causing people from a village near an abandoned uranium mine to suffer symptoms including somnolence, loss of memory, and hallucinations.
An ethnic Russian Kazakh citizen charged with inciting ethnic hatred over derogatory references to Kazakhs and calls for the country to become part of Russia has pleaded not guilty.
China says police have shot and killed six people suspected of planning bomb attacks in the latest violence in the western region of Xinjiang.
Kazakh media report that the father of President Nursultan Nazarbaev's former son-in-law Rakhat Aliev, who is under arrest in Austria, has died.
A Kazakh court has extended the pretrial house arrest for former Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov.
Media in the Muslim world have published a wide variety of reactions to the deadly attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
Kyrgyz border guards have detained three unidentified men they say entered the country illegally from China.
Tajik authorities say a man from the Central Asian nation has been killed while fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
A new study says the Arctic must be off limits to oil and natural-gas extraction if the world is to meet a goal of keeping global temperature increases under 2 degrees Celsius.
Four patients suffering from a mysterious "sleeping disease" have been brought from the remote village of Kalachi to Kazakhstan's capital for treatment for the first time after the phenomenon became public in March 2013.
The Russian military says Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan will hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for the first time this summer.
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will use Soviet-era documents from archives in Russia during talks aimed at delimiting the disputed border between the Central Asian nations.