• 19 May, 2022
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Lukashenko urges Russia-led CSTO military alliance to unite against West

(Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday urged other members of a Russian-dominated military alliance to stand united, and accused the West of hoping to prolong the conflict in…

Kazakhstan does not want to be behind new iron curtain – deputy minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - Companies exiting Russia due to the war in Ukraine are welcome to move production to Kazakhstan, the country's deputy foreign minister told a German newspaper, saying Kazakhstan…

Kazakh protesters beaten, tortured after unrest – HRW

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakh security forces cracking down on unrest last month have arbitrarily arrested peaceful protesters, ill-treated and tortured detainees, and interfered with detainees' access to lawyers, Human Rights…

India-Central Asia Virtual Summit

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi hosted the first India-Central Asia Summit in virtual format on 27 January 2022, which was attended by Presidents of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic,…

The First Meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be hosting the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit, with the participation of the Presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan,…

Former Kazakh president reappears, denies conflict among elite

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) -Former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appeared on Tuesday for the first time since unrest rocked the former Soviet republic this month, saying in a video address there was…

Kazakh ex-leader’s nephew sacked as deputy state security chief

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Samat Abish, the nephew of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, was sacked as second-in-command at the National Security committee on Monday, the president's office said, the latest…

Kazakhstan says 225 bodies delivered to morgues during unrest

ALMATY (Reuters) - The bodies of 225 people killed in last week's unrest were delivered to morgues throughout Kazakhstan, including 19 members of the security forces, the prosecutor general's office…

Kazakh ex-leader’s in-laws leave key energy sector jobs

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Two members of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev's extended family have resigned from the leadership of state oil and gas shipping companies, the Central Asian nation's sovereign…

U.S. welcomes completion of Russian-led mission in Kazakhstan -State Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday welcomed Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's announcement that Russian-led forces had completed their mission in the country following serious unrest. Tokayev said…

Alikhan Smailov named Kazakhstan’s prime minister

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) -Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev nominated Alikhan Smailov for prime minister on Tuesday, and the lower house of parliament swiftly voted him in during a session broadcast live on…

China says it supports Russia deploying forces to Kazakhstan to quell unrest

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China supports Russian-led forces deployed to Kazakhstan to help quell unrest, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov late on Monday. In a…