20 Feb 14
Lawmaker says tougher methods needed to deal with “traditional” abductions.
11 Feb 14
Government grants and fast-track citizenship will no longer be offered as standard.
10 Jan 14
Worn down by penalties for minor infringements, the independent press is being quietly stifled.
25 Nov 13
Footage appearing to show Kazaks with hard-line Islamist rebels causes shockwaves back home.
30 Oct 13
New group wants end to “toxic” Baikonur launches, but its agenda may be more political than environmental.
8 Jul 13
Local government heads to be chosen by councils dominated by ruling party.
16 May 13
Economics count for more than rights, and western governments have little leverage anyway.
24 Mar 07
Journalists turn the tables on a minister they say is behind repressive broadcasting and press laws.
6 Oct 06
Whether children were infected by dirty needles or contaminated blood, it is clear they are the victims of lax procedures in an often uncaring health system.
23 Sep 06
It sounded good on paper, but hopeful applicants have found that claiming their own little piece of urban Kazakstan is near impossible.