As the Ukraine conflict makes Black Sea shipments difficult, Kazakhstan looks at an alternative route to export its oil to Europe.
Kazakhstan holds referendum to overhaul the constitution after deadly unrest ended founding leader Nursultan Nazarbayev's three-decade grip on the Central Asia's richest country.
The reform, promoted by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on March 16, intends to introduce a new governance model to the country and initiate a new era also known as 'New Kazakhstan' or the second republic.
Kazakh, Turkish experts will jointly manufacture Anka at facility in Central Asian nation.
Türkiye and Kazakhstan agree to bolster cooperation in areas such as trade, transportation, defence, military intelligence and agriculture at a meeting between their leaders in Ankara.
Tokayev passed an amendment to a law which removes the need to agree on domestic and foreign policy decisions with Nazarbayev, who was seen as the country’s top decision-maker prior to January violence.
The European Parliament overwhelmingly adopted a resolution demanding a proper international investigation into the crimes committed against the people of Kazakhstan during the violence.
Central Asian country lifts security measures in capital Nur Sultan and largest metropolis Almaty, officials say, more than two weeks after protests over fuel hike snowballed into nationwide turbulence.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, who appeared in a video address for the first time since unrest rocked Kazakhstan this month, has also rejected rumours that he was abroad.
While Russia is the most influential power in Kazakhstan, the Netherlands and the US are the two biggest investors in Central Asia’s largest state.
President Tokayev says his predecessor and mentor Nursultan Nazarbayev created a caste of the wealthy elite in the Central Asian country after unrest erupted last week over a hike in fuel prices.
Tehran is wary of destabilisation in Central Asia, which could pose a threat to its economic and national security.
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