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By Dasha Litvinova, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, the crackdown in Kazakhstan has led to the arrest of another 1,700 people for allegedly taking part in violent protests, bringing the total to 12,000. Also, Senate Republicans fired back after President Biden denounced them…
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.
In our news wrap Monday, the Biden administration said private insurers will be required to cover up to eight at-home COVID tests per month starting Saturday, the U.S. advises against travel to Canada amid COVID spike, death toll from a…
The demonstrations began over a near-doubling of fuel prices and quickly spread across the country, reflecting wider discontent with Kazakhstan's authoritarian rule.
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…
By Associated Press
The White House on Thursday said it was "closely monitoring" reports that the Collective Security Treaty Organization had dispatched its collective peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan, amid violent clashes.
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