Europe

Kazakh president resigns after three decades in office

Nursultan Nazarbayev announces shock resignation in televised address, hands over power to speaker of upper house.

Asia

Dozens detained in Kazakhstan over land reform protests

Police block protests in major cities over reforms the opposition says will lead to foreigners acquiring too much land.

Dozens detained in Kazakhstan over land reform protests

101 East

Kazakhstan's Hard Sell

Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?

Europe

Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev declared election winner

Central Asian country's president has secured new five-year term, poll body says, in absence of any real opposition.

Europe

Kazakhstan's president set to win election

Nursultan Nazarbayev guaranteed re-election for third term as he faces no real challenge from his two nominal rivals.

Kazakhstan's president set to win election

People & Power

Kazakhstan: Poisoned Legacy

How are British mining companies impacting the Central Asian nation's worsening environmental track record?

Counting the Cost

Kazakhstan's Italian job

The deportation of a Kazakh dissident's family has raised questions about Italy's interests in the oil-rich nation.

The Listening Post

Silencing Kazakhstan's media

As the country marches into the future, many critical journalists get a taste of its Soviet past.