'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.