A Kazakh court ordered the country’s former Economic Minister Kuandyk Bishimbayev be held in preventative detention following his Tuesday arrest for allegations of bribery, authorities announced Friday.
The grandson of Kazakhstan’s authoritarian President Nursultan Nazarbayev took to social media on Wednesday to blast members of his grandfather’s inner circle after he lost a vote to head the country’s soccer association.
Kazakhstan’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested the son of a prominent Kazakh parliamentarian on Thursday for alleged bribery while at the helm of a state contract agency.
In a move that has human rights activists crying foul, Kazakh authorities detained a prominent local journalist Tuesday on allegations that he extorted money from public officials in exchange for favorable coverage.
Macedonian officials extradited a Kazakh man suspected of fraud on Wednesday following his May arrest in the Balkan country, Kazakhstan’s Interior Ministry (MVD) said in a statement.
A former mid-ranking police officer in Kazakhstan’s largest city ran a massive organized crime operation that for a decade stole millions of dollars worth of cars abroad, investigators said Sunday.
A court in Kazakstan’s capital sentenced a prominent father and son pair of journalists to prison for tax evasion and embezzlement, in a move rights groups have denounced as an attack on the press.
The Almaty City Court on Thursday detained the head of a Silk Road free-trade zone between China and Kazakhstan for two months on suspicion of accepting a US$ 1 million bribe.
Lithuania’s top appeals court issued a final rejection on Friday to attempts by Kazakhstan and Ukraine to extradite the brother-in-law of jailed Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov.
An investigation by OCCRP partner the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has revealed evidence indicating that a Kazakh behind a multi-billion dollar banking scam secretly owned one of Belgrade’s most popular concert venues.
Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom (UK) are calling for a probe into Prince Andrew’s business deals in Kazakhstan after the Daily Mail obtained a set of leaked emails and reported on how the Duke of York was allegedly conducting business with Kazakhstan's elite while acting as roving trade ambassador for the UK.
Lithuania has granted refugee status to one of the fugitive brothers-in-law of Kazakh billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov, reported Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Kazakh authorities have questioned two journalists, Seytkazy Matayev and his son Aset Matayev, in connection with alleged embezzlement, reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
A witness in a corruption case against Kazakhstan’s former Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has publicly retracted his testimony.
Serik Akhmetov. Image: Uygur2816/WikimediaA former prime minister of Kazakhstan, Serik Akhmetov, attended court in the central city of Karaganda on Monday as his trial began for embezzlement and financial malfeasance, reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
President Nazarbayev. Pic: Ricardo Stuckert/PRA World’s Fair-type event called Expo 2017, planned for the Kazakhstan capital of Astana, has been hit by scandal as a top executive at the firm organizing it was placed under house arrest.
A series of leaked emails to British newspaper The Daily Mail reveals the depth of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s advisory relationship to the government of Kazakhstan. Daily Mail reporters estimated Kazakh President Nursultan Nazabayev spent more than £ 20 million (US$ 29.1 million) to secure Blair's services.
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