26 Dead, Thousands Arrested in Almaty: All You Need To Know About Kazakhstan Unrest

Over 160 Dead in Kazakhstan Unrest, US Calls for End Shoot-to-kill Order

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday criticized Kazakhstan’s shoot-to-kill order against protesters accused of fomenting unrest, calling for the policy in the central Asian nation to be scrapped. “That is something that I absolutely reject. The shoot-to-kill order, to the extent it exists, is wrong and should be rescinded,” President Joe Biden’s top […]

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Kazakhstan President Sacks Cabinet, Vows 'Tough' Response to Mass Protests

Kazakhstan President Sacks Cabinet, Vows ‘Tough’ Response to Mass Protests

Kazakhstan’s president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed his unrest-gripped Central Asian nation on Wednesday, vowing a “tough” response to mass protests over a New Year energy price hike. Ex-Soviet Kazakhstan has been roiled by protests since the start of the year that saw demonstrators earlier Wednesday storm government buildings and authorities cut internet and mobile phone access […]

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