Kazakhstan News

Explained: Kazakhstan's Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after 30 years

Kazakhstan has been run by Nazarbayev for the entirety of the period since its emergence as an independent nation in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan's president

Tokayev, a 65-year-old career diplomat fluent in Russian, English and Chinese, will serve for the rest of the term which ends in April 2020, in line with the constitution.


52 Uzbek citizens die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

Only five people managed to escape the burning vehicle, the interior ministry's emergencies department said in a statement.

Astana talks concludes with progress on de-escalation zones in Syria

The document states that the zones "are a temporary measures that will initially last six months and will be automatically extended on the basis of consensus among the guarantor countries", Efe news reported.

Rohingya crisis: Muslim nations condemn Myanmar's 'brutal acts'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani were among the other heads of state who attended the summit hosted by Kazakhstan and the Central Asian country's veteran autocrat Nursultan Nazarbayev.

What is the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit?

All you need to know about the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on June 8 and 9 in Astana, Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan: All June 5 Islamist attack suspects detained

At least 25 people including 18 attackers died during the assaults on a national guard base and firearms shops, and in the subsequent manhunt.

Kazakhstan: Police kill five gunmen in Aktobe

Four of the gunmen were killed by security forces and seven others arrested, ministry spokesman Almas Sadubayev told Russian news agency Interfax.

PM Modi gifts Kazakhstan president a set of books relating to religion born in India

PM Narendra Modi is on a tour of central Asian countries and Russia.

India to renew contract with Kazakhstan for uranium supply

Sources said the two countries will renew their old contract under which Kazakhstan supplied uranium to India.