A sharp rise in energy prices could spell trouble for economies already reeling under the impact of high inflation.
The mayor's office in Almaty was reportedly set ablaze while more than 200 people were detained as violent protests swept through the country following a gas price hike.
President Tokayev accepts government's resignation after unprecedented protests that began over a regional energy price hike engulfed other parts of the vast Central Asian country.
Natural gas prices in Europe have skyrocketed this year while storage levels are low, as the threat of power cuts over the upcoming winter loom.
The UK’s energy regulator increased the energy price cap affecting 15 million households across the country.
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