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17 Nov
Authorities in Kazakhstan said Thursday they had detained seven people suspected of planning "riots" during this weekend's presidential elections, which being held months after deadly unrest rocked the Central Asian country.
2 Nov
Kazakhstan's anti-corruption agency said Wednesday it had seized jewels worth more than $230 million, in a case involving the nephew of ex-leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.
6 Oct
Kazakhstan’s foreign ministry said Thursday it summoned Russia's ambassador to the Central Asian country for a "serious talk" following Moscow's demands to expel the country's Ukraine envoy. Relations between Russia and Kazakhstan have been strained since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, with Astana seeking to balance ties with both the West and ally Moscow. Kazakh leader…
13 Sep
Pope Francis, warned by doctors not to travel to Ukraine, arrived in Kazakhstan in Central Asia on Tuesday for a three-day visit to promote dialogue and peace in the ex-Soviet region.
1 Aug 2022
Pope Francis will visit Kazakhstan as planned in September for a religious congress, the Vatican confirmed on Monday, two days after the pontiff revealed he would ease his international schedule.
27 Jul 2022
The Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), yesterday, warned that millions of lives were at risk, as a move to control the disease falters.
12 Jun 2022
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25 Feb 2022
The oldest daughter of Kazakhstan's ex-president has stepped down from parliament, election authorities said Friday, the latest indicator of the former first family's decline in the oil-rich Central Asian state.
7 Feb 2022
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.
17 Jan 2022
The influential son-in-law of Kazakhstan's ex-president resigned as head of the leading business lobby Monday after public anger at perceived corruption
11 Jan 2022
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.
8 Jan 2022
Russia on Saturday slammed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken as "boorish" for saying Kazakhstan will be saddled with Russian presence

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