ALMATY Kazakhstan's government allowed pro-democracy youth activists to hold small-scale public rallies demanding constitutional reform on Friday, signalling more tolerance for its critics.
NUR-SULTAN/ALMATY Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue after a disputed election.
NUR-SULTAN/ALMATY Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election amid protests criticising the vote as rigged. | Video
NUR-SULTAN More than a month into the biggest crisis to hit Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, operator Transneft and the government are at odds over who should pay to clean up the contamination that halted flows.
NUR-SULTAN/MOSCOW Kazakh oil flowing via Russia to be loaded on tankers at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga has been contaminated and Kazakhstan plans to seek compensation from Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft, a senior Kazakh energy official said.
NUR-SULTAN/MOSCOW, May 17 Kazakh oil flowing via
Russia to be loaded on tankers at the Baltic Sea port of
Ust-Luga has been contaminated and Kazakhstan plans to seek
compensation from Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft
, a senior Kazakh energy official said.
ALMATY Beset by economic hardship, enterprising Turkmens have found a way to supplement their incomes - smuggling towels and bed linen into neighboring Kazakhstan.
ALMATY When Nursultan Nazarbayev announced he was stepping down as president of Kazakhstan, many people in the ex-Soviet state, where more than half the population have known no other leader, did not know how to process the news.
HANGZHOU, China/SHIELI, Kazakhstan On a windswept steppe in southwestern Kazakhstan, the new Chinese-backed cement plant on the outskirts of the village of Shieli stands as a gleaming symbol to some of the Central Asian country's industrialization.