Dozens held over Kazakh political prisoner protest

KAZAKHSTAN (AFP) – Police in Kazakhstan detained dozens of protesters on Sunday (Feb 28) who were calling for the release of political prisoners in line with a resolution passed by the European Parliament. Government opponents were attempting their first protest

Kazakhstan in line for S'pore trade deal

SINGAPORE – A new services and investment agreement between Singapore and Kazakhstan will bolster trade ties that have been growing in strength in recent years. Negotiations for the pact, which is part of a deal between Singapore and the Eurasian

Kazakh police detain dozens of anti-government protesters

ALMATY (Reuters) – Police in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty detained dozens of anti-government protesters who took to the streets on Saturday even as a new, more liberal law on demonstrations was expected to come into force. The Central Asian nation