A Kazakh journalist who heads the Journalists in Trouble foundation, Ramazan Esergepov, has joined a hunger strike by a jailed Kazakh activist.
Kazakhstan has refuted reports of talks with Russia on the possibility of its troops taking part in a mechanism to monitor the so-called "de-escalation" agreement in Syria.
A Kazakh judge showed journalists a photo of eight men posing with the black flag of the Islamic State extremist group, during a case that ended with jail sentences of 5-15 years for the defendants. (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service)
Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament, the Senate, has approved a controversial bill that would enable authorities to strip "terrorists" of their citizenship.
The airport in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, has been renamed after long-ruling President Nursultan Nazarbaev, state media have reported, citing a government resolution.
EU foreign ministers are meeting on June 19 with their counterparts from so-called Eastern Partnership countries in order to prepare for a summit in Brussels in late November.
The European Union will draw up a proposal for a new Central Asia strategy by the end of 2019, according to conclusions endorsed by the bloc’s foreign ministers during their meeting in Luxembourg on June 19.
The first-ever train connecting the capitals of Tajikistan and Kazakhstan has concluded its first trip.
A former school worker is demanding that the Kazakh state pay her tens of thousands of dollars in compensation in a rare sexual-harassment lawsuit.
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.