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By Associated Press
The president of Kazakhstan has announced that a Russia-led security alliance will start pulling out its troops from the Central Asian country in two days after completing its mission.
By Dasha Litvinova, Associated Press
Most of the deaths — 103 — were in Almaty, the country's largest city, where demonstrators seized government buildings and set some afire, according to the ministry…
By Jim Heintz, Associated Press
Kazakhstan’s former chief of intelligence was arrested on Saturday after being charged with trying to overthrow the government. The Central Asian country has seen widespread protests, which its president has blamed on terrorists. Meanwhile, the Russian military arrived after requests…
By PBS NewsHour
Authorities say security forces killed 26 demonstrators in this week’s unrest and that 18 law-enforcement officers died. More than 4,400 people have been arrested, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
In our news wrap Friday, three white men convicted of chasing and murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia were sentenced to life in prison. A Michigan judge refused to lower the bond penalty for the parents of a teenager who allegedly…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
Kazakhstan’s president on Friday vowed to “shoot to kill” protestors after a week of demonstrations. Kazakhstan lies at the strategic crossroads of Russia, China and Central Asia, and has large energy reserves— with billions invested by U.S. companies. Yet many…
Kazakhstan’s president has authorized security forces to shoot to kill those participating in unrest.
In our news wrap Thursday, COVID-19 caused a record 9.5 million new infections worldwide over the past week — nearly all involving the omicron variant. The United States Postal Service asked for a 120-day delay of the federal vaccine mandate…
Security forces in Kazakhstan killed dozens of protesters and 12 police officers died in an eruption of violence that saw demonstrators storm government buildings and set them on fire, authorities said Thursday.
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