In succession clue, Kazakh leader's daughter elevated after his resignation
ASTANA (Reuters) - Kazakhstan took a step closer to a carefully choreographed dynastic succession on Wednesday as the daughter of its long-serving ruler was named to a post that put her in line for the presidency a day after her father stepped down.
Inside the decaying mansions abandoned in UK’s most expensive wasteland
New footage has emerged from the decaying multi-million pound London mansions left derelict in ‘one of the most expensive wastelands in the world’.
Kazakh president orders investigation into China-linked transport project
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Tuesday ordered an investigation into former senior officials who initiated a struggling $1.5 billion Chinese-led project to build a light rail network in the capital.
Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev resigns amid mounting political crisis
In a sign of growing social and political turmoil in Central Asia, Kazakhstan’s 78-year-old president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has been head of state of the country since its formation out of the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, announced his immediate resignation on Tuesday, March 19.
Kazakhstan: Crackdown on Government Critics
Over 130 Targeted for Alleged Membership in Groups Deemed ‘Extremist’
Kazakhstan’s green economy: Greenbacks for the Nazarbayevs?
Companies close to the former president enjoy a monopoly on lucrative recycling fees.
Masked 'Umbrella Men' Strike Kazakh Journalists Again
Pensioner Ernazar Perneev had just arrived at Nauryz Square in Kazakhstan's southern city of Shymkent on October 26 when he was confronted by a representative from the mayor's office.
More Arrests In Almaty Overnight As Kazakhs Protest Election Results
Reports from Kazakhstan say authorities have been arresting demonstrators in some districts of the country's largest city, Almaty, after hundreds of people gathered to protest the official results of the June 9 presidential election.
Shell Said to Drop Plan to Buy Stake in Kazakh State Oil Company
Royal Dutch Shell Plc dropped plans to purchase a stake in KazMunayGas National Co. after a due diligence process that included discussions about the risk of corruption at the Kazakh state oil company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Steinmetz Swiss trial: Jail for tycoon in Guinea mine corruption trial
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has been given a five-year jail sentence by a court in Geneva, in a trial described as the mining sector's biggest-ever corruption case.
The Rise of Regionalism in Central Asia?
Despite shared history, Central Asia has long lacked regional cohesion. That could be changing.
The Trump Organization’s problem with possible money laundering
From Azerbaijan to Indonesia, Kazakhstan to the Republic of Congo, allegedly corrupt foreign officials have parked their money in Trump buildings time and again.