Nation’s leader revives a pet project to modernize the alphabet, and with it, Kazakh national identity.
Kyrgyz and Kazakh authorities close online groups, question children over social media ‘death groups.’
In the name of security, mobile phone and internet users face mounting restrictions and higher costs.
British firm to pay $800 million in fines for corruption over decades in nearly a dozen countries.
Could wild big cats soon be splashing in one of Central Asia’s great lakes?
Kazakhstan jails activists, plans a Great Firewall to stifle online dissent. From The Conversation.
The predictable conviction of the two activists highlights Astana’s disregard for rights to peaceful assembly.
Kazakh lawmakers back renaming the capital after the president, a move that still needs Nazarbaev's blessing.
Adopted in January, the ban, which prohibits any kind of religiously affiliated clothing, has not deterred students from wearing hijabs until now.
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