Three pilots and three employees of Kazakhstan’s Kazakhmys copper company have been killed in a plane crash in the country's southern region of Zhambyl.
Kazakh Deputy Energy Minister Uzaqbai Qarabalin says residents of a village in western Kazakhstan who have experienced fainting spells will not be relocated.
The Crisis Group (ICG) says the five Central Asian countries need to develop a credible, coordinated action plan to counter the threats posed by Islamic State militants and "growing radicalism" in the region.
Some 1,000 people have demonstrated at a protest in Kyrgyzstan's capital against caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, saying cartoons like those published by French weekly Charlie Hebdo "insult the feelings of religious believers."
The editor of a Kazakh magazine that was shut down by the authorities has started a hunger strike in the nation's largest city, Almaty.
Kazakhstan's government will revise its budget for the period 2015-2017, due to the drastic decrease in the price of oil on world markets
Kazakhstan's promising to resettle residents of a village near an abandoned uranium where dozens of people have suffered halluncinations, somnolence and memory loss.
A Kazakh opposition figure who faces possible extradition from Spain has been released from detention.
A court in Kazakhstan has sentenced five men to prison terms ranging from 18 to 20 months after convicting them for being members of a banned Islamic group.
Kazakhstan's Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development has announced almost 1 million ethnic Kazakhs have returned to their "motherland" since 1991.
Kazakhstan's National Security Committee (NSC) intelligence agency has denied that two men apparently filmed being executed by a child militant with the Islamic State (IS) group are Kazakh citizens.
Police in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, announced on January 15 that they have arrested members of a criminal organization that has been forcing women into prostitution and trafficking them abroad.