Kazakhstan security forces have deployed on several places in downtown of Kazakhstan's biggest city Almaty amid fresh protests calls.
Central Asian country lifts security measures in capital Nur Sultan and largest metropolis Almaty, officials say, more than two weeks after protests over fuel hike snowballed into nationwide turbulence.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, who appeared in a video address for the first time since unrest rocked Kazakhstan this month, has also rejected rumours that he was abroad.
Questions remain unanswered after bloody Kazakhstan unrest where President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev accused on bandits and foreign militants.
The toll provided by Serik Shalabayev, the head of criminal prosecution at the prosecutor's office, confirms that the violence was the deadliest in the country's post-Soviet history.
Russia's defence ministry said all its troops returned home after completing their assigned tasks.
While Russia is the most influential power in Kazakhstan, the Netherlands and the US are the two biggest investors in Central Asia’s largest state.
The withdrawal comes only a week after the troops were deployed to the ex-Soviet nation on the request of its president, who was seeking to quell extremely violent mass protests over a hike in gas prices.
Kazakh leader asks local authorities to make his birthplace and former capital Almaty "look even better than before" after days of violent clashes between police and rioters damaged the city.
The additional detentions brought the total number of arrests by Kazakh authorities to about 12,000.
President Tokayev says his predecessor and mentor Nursultan Nazarbayev created a caste of the wealthy elite in the Central Asian country after unrest erupted last week over a hike in fuel prices.
Turkiye's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu welcomes the return to stability in Kazakhstan as well as the appointment of Alikhan Smailov as the new premier of Kazakhstan.
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