One person has died and another was injured in a fire that officials say broke out when part of a Russian rocket fell to earth in central Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan has introduced a theologians' service in penitentiaries to prevent inmates' from being radicalized.
Ukraine's Kazakh Embassy has lodged a protest over maps near an international energy exposition in Astana that show Ukraine's occupied Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.
The topic of this week's Majlis was the latest summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on June 9.
The leaders of China, Russia, and several former Soviet-bloc countries gathered in Kazakhstan as a regional security group expanded to include India and Pakistan.
Kyrgyzstan's Interior Ministry is probing alleged bullying of foreign students by local Kyrgyz youths at a university in the central city of Naryn.
Pakistan and India have become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), expanding the regional security grouping into South Asia.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana and told him that China had become a "major partner" of the Central Asian country in recent years."
A Kazakh citizen has been arrested in Uzbekistan over what local authorities said were two extremist videos found on his mobile phone.
Russia has sent a U.S. satellite into space atop a Proton rocket, in the first launch of one of the workhorses of Moscow's space program in a year following a series of setbacks.
India and Pakistan are expected to be declared full-fledged members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at a summit of the regional security group in the Kazakh capital, Astana.
A court in Kazakhstan has sentenced fugitive tycoon and opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov to 20 years in prison, after an in-absentia trial Ablyazov called "a farce."