A court in Kazakhstan has ruled against an imprisoned activist who wants to serve his five-year sentence at a penitentiary closer to home.
This gigantic Kazakh wedding cake -- 3 meters high, weighing some 1,500 kilos, and replete with animatronics -- has to be seen to be believed.
A Kazakh activist serving a five-year prison term for his role in protests against land reforms in 2016 says he has no regrets and feels no shame.
The three drivers of a bus in which 52 Uzbek nationals died in a fire last week have been detained, the prosecutor's office in Kazakhstan's northwestern region of Aqtobe said on January 25.
A prominent U.S.-based human rights lawyer has announced that his firm will represent Iskander Erimbetov, a Kazakh businessman whom the attorney said has been tortured in custody.
The State Department has confirmed that four U.S. citizens were killed and two others wounded in the recent attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel by Taliban militants that left an estimated 30 people dead.
Authorities in Kazakhstan say a Dutch court has lifted a freeze on Kazakh sovereign-fund assets worth $22 billion.
Frigid weather and heavy snow gripping Kazakhstan has cut off the capital, closed roads and schools, and sent dozens of people to the hospital with frostbite.
After almost a decade of absence, U.S. diplomacy is back in the Caspian energy game. (The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect those of RFE/RL.)
Kazakhstan has responded to Belarusian criticism of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev's offer to move the venue of peace talks on Ukraine from Minsk to Astana.
Senior Afghan security officials say at least 30 people were killed in an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel by Taliban militants, and they warn that the death toll could climb higher.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told a meeting on Central Asia and Afghanistan that addressing "inequality, exclusion, and discrimination" is crucial to stemming terrorism and extremism.