Still looking for what recently killed nearly one-third of the world's endangered saiga antelope population, scientists and activists in Kazakhstan want outsiders to be allowed to help investigate.
Authorities at the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan was due to start celebrations on June 1 to mark its 60th anniversary.
Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan have agreed to their maritime border in the Caspian Sea despite the continued lack of agreement on the legal status of the Caspian among its five littoral states.
Kazakhstan has put the brakes on proposed antigay legislation that threatened to derail its dream of hosting the Winter Olympics.
A high-ranking Kazakh space official, addressing suggestions that a massive die-off of endangered saiga antelope was linked to rocket crashes, has said that at this point "we do not see a direct link."
The death toll in a mysterious mass deaths of critically endangered saiga antelopes has risen sharply to 85,000, according to authorities in Kazakhstan who are still unsure of the cause.
Herds of one of Central Asia's most iconic animals, Kazakhstan's saiga antelope, are dwindling rapidly and no one seems to know why.
Tajikistan's parliament has unanimously approved a Tajik-Chinese agreement on the mutual extradition of suspected and convicted felons.
The death toll in a sudden die-off of critically endangered saiga antelope is nearing 20,000, according to authorities in northern Kazakhstan who are still unsure of the cause.
A group of Kazakh villagers lovingly restored their hometown's crumbling Stalin statue, but local authorities didn't let it stand for long.
The toll in a startling die-off of saiga antelope went above 10,000 after authorities in Kazakhstan found thousands of carcasses of the critically endangered species in a northern region.