With 210 million hectares of agricultural land, second in the world, there are 'colossal opportunities' in Kazakhstan in this field.
Some analysts are viewing the effort as politically driven, while environmentalists are already sounding the alarm.
Since 2013, the US has been pointing out Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which was instrumental to ending the Cold War. But Putin appears not to care.
China is making inroads in Central Asia in economic and development spheres, while Russia is losing influence and trust in the region, say analysts.
Ongoing arrests and extraditions of terrorism suspects send a clear message to those who are considering throwing their lives away for the sake of false ideals, observers say.
Using similar tactics to those seen in Central Asia, Moscow is attempting to achieve its aims by spreading false information.
More than 100 security personnel and aviation academy instructors and students participated in the counter-terrorism exercise at Almaty International Airport.
The USAID-funded forum reflects growth in Central Asia's openness to regional and international trade, according to the organisers.
Activists are calling on the government to declare the Baikonur Cosmodrome an environmental disaster zone and force Russia to leave the space port.
The possible deaths of millions across the world through the use of nuclear weapons are a joke to the Russian president.
Adherents of Yakyn Inkar categorically deny the right of other religions to exist and predict an unavoidable conflict with them -- beliefs that fall under the definition of religious extremism.
'Kazakhstan has an important leadership role in Central Asia,' US Consul General in Almaty Eric Meyer told Caravanserai.
The US-based company will provide and install equipment to produce base oils in Fergana Province under an agreement with Uzbek joint-stock company Uzbekneftegaz.
Better working conditions and advanced training aim to improve Kazakh police officers' ability to protect the public.
Kyrgyz citizens, environmentalists and civil society activists are calling on the government to stop Russia-led military exercises from dropping ordinance on the country's main tourist attraction.
More than 80 delegations from 46 countries participated in the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in the Kazakh capital.
Russian agents bent on assassination, hacking and other crimes have recently left a trail of bungling around the world.
The measure will give amnesty and rehabilitation to Uzbek citizens who unwittingly joined a banned extremist group or accidentally downloaded extremist materials.
China's economic investment in Central Asian threatens Russia's interests and influence in the region, analysts say.
The Kremlin's efforts to reschedule a failed conference are not meant to establish peace in Afghanistan but rather to promote its own objectives.
Family members of Kazakh citizens are getting caught up in the sweeping arrests being made by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang, where more than 1.5 million ethnic Kazakhs live.
The unique training organised by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) involves professional actors and true stories of human trafficking.
Central Asian migrants working in Russia face numerous human rights violations, including physical violence, sexual assault, poor working conditions and non-payment of salaries.
Uzbekistan has adopted rules for blocking sites containing information prohibited by law, such as extremism, separatism, drug propaganda, pornography and other threats to national security.