Pope Francis will visit Central Asia's largest nation of Kazakhstan in September, the country's presidency said on Monday, where he will participate in an inter-faith dialogue.
Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev approved Monday amendments to a law stripping his long-ruling predecessor of key policy-making privileges, government media said, after last month's bloody unrest exposed a power struggle.
Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev issued rare criticism of his long-ruling predecessor Tuesday and said he expected Russian-led forces to leave the troubled Central Asian country in the next 10 days.
Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said Friday that order had mostly been restored in the country after days of unprecedented unrest.
Kazakhstan's president on Tuesday tried to calm rare protests in the ex-Soviet country, sending officials to a western province where demonstrators have taken to the streets over a hike in energy prices.
27 Dec 2019
Twelve people died and dozens were injured on Friday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan's largest city and slammed into a house
2 Sep 2019
Kazakhstan's president on Monday called for an easing of restrictions on peaceful demonstrations, three months after thousands were detained at opposition protests in the authoritarian country.
12 Jun 2019
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was inaugurated as only the second elected president in Kazakhstan's history Wednesday, after winning polls marred by a police crackdown and slammed by foreign monitors for "widespread voting irregularities."
20 Mar 2019
Kazakhstan's new interim president was sworn in Wednesday following the shock resignation of the country's long-time ruler and immediately proposed renaming the capital after his predecessor.