Latest Kazakhstan government News

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan

Jul. 6, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — More than one hundred people have been detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan on Saturday amid a continuing wave of public discontent over a perceived orchestrated handover of power. Protests first rocked this Central Asian nation in the spring, when long-time President Nursultan...

Brawl in Kazakhstan oil field leaves 30 Arabs wounded

Jun. 30, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A brawl between Kazakh workers and their Arab colleagues in one of Kazakhstan's largest oil fields has left 30 people wounded and led to an outcry in Lebanon and Jordan, a news agency said Sunday. Videos of the attacks on Arab engineers and workers were widely circulated on social media in...