Kazakhstan declares state of emergency after protests against gas prices turn violent

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared a two-week state of emergency in the Central Asian nation’s biggest city Almaty and in the western Mangistau province where protests turned violent, his office said on Wednesday. The move includes an 11:00pm to 7:00am curfew, movement restrictions, and a ban on mass gatherings, according to documents published on the […]