Religious situation in Kazakhstan has improved compared to the end of 2011, but its is still in pre-crisis condition: Expert.
Nazarbayev invited Pope Benedict XVI to Astana for the 4th Summit of the leaders of world and traditional religions.
Religious institutions in Kazakhstan has until November 2012 to get registered or re-registred.
Leaders of key religions in Kazakhstan do not support the idea of creation of religious parties.
New mosque Khazret Sultan in on fire in Astana. 20 vehicles involved in the firefighting operation have been unable to tackle the fire.
Calling themselves the followers of “pure” Islam, or Salafis, they are isolating themselves from the majority of “traditional” Muslims: Expert.
International press-conference in Almaty called New Trends in Development of Islam and Their Effect on Stability in Central Asia was held in Almaty.
Local bodies to regulate religion issues have been launched in all country’s regions, according to him.
Kazakhs have beautiful national clothes, but it is not hijab. We should wear Afghanistan's national clothes: Supreme Mufti.
Head Imam of Zhambyl oblast replied to accusations of the media reproaching religious authorities for their inertness in countering terrorism.
Associate professor of Kazakhstan National Security Commission Academy told about extremists' recruitment methods at the 1st forum of religious experts in Astana.
Orazbek Kassymov said that 90 salafis were registered in Atyrau Interior Department before the terrorist attacks in Atyrau. Current number is 1,500.
Head Imam of Almaty voiced the position of the Spiritual Management of Muslims of Kazakhstan in relation to the terrorist attack in Taraz.
With the regulations in place, we will be able to (…) counteract the destructive impact of some religious organizations on the spiritual development of the Kazakhstan’s society: Kairat Lama Sharif, Head of the State Agency for Religion.
One third of the population in Kazakhstan has never heard of the law on “Religious activities and religious groups,” recently signed by the head of the state.
A majority of religious institutions will pass re-registration in Kazakhstan without any problems, but about 20 percent of them will be denied registration.
Head Imam of Almaty Central Mosque Kulmukhammad Makhanbet addressed the media and media-regulating state authorities.
I can officially say that the mosque and real Islam have no relation to terrorists: Atyrau oblast Imam.
Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan consideres that agreement or disagreement with the new edition of Kazakhstan Religion Law is an internal affair of Kazakhstan and its citizens.
If there are such threats, our law-enforcement authorities have to deal with it: Deputy chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion.