A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.
The strategy calls on officials to improve anti-corruption measures and fight religious extremism, terrorism and organised crime.
New security procedures will help protect railway terminals and airports from potential terrorist attacks, officials say
The regime has repeatedly breached international laws and agreements in a series of violations that threaten regional security, experts say.
Authorities identified a terrorist financing scheme under the cover of business activity in Bishkek.
Kazakhstan is developing a State Programme to counter religious extremism and terrorism.
Uzbekistan's president is urging citizens to strengthen inter-ethnic harmony and religious tolerance.
At least 10,000 militants have massed along the Tajik-Afghan border, authorities say.
Involving youth in political life and developing educational programmes on Islam are said to be the best ways to fight radicalisation.
The troupe plans to perform the play monthly throughout Kazakhstan. The theatre was sold out for the play's January 21 premiere in Aktobe.
The two countries vowed to triple trade, develop joint projects and increase security in the region.
Religious education is essential for military personnel as they are 'vulnerable' targets for extremist recruiters, observers warn.
The aim of the programme is to reach the minority population that does not speak Kazakh and to veer them away from radical ideas.
Educational programmes nationwide are meant to address past deficiencies in imams' knowledge of Islam.