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Corruption in judiciary enforcement calls for sweeping reforms: Kazakhstan's new Secretary of State

New Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has raised the issue of corruption in execution of court rulings in Kazakhstan.

Corruption in judiciary enforcement calls for sweeping reforms: Kazakhstan's new Secretary of State
Political Scientist Yerlan Karin ©ortcom.kz
Portrait of Kazakhstani terrorist

Kazakhstan’s political scientist Yerlan Karin studied the problem of terrorism in Kazakhstan and provided a detailed socio-demographic portrait of a typical local terrorist.

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Portrait of Kazakhstani terrorist
The Supreme Court Photо © Vladimir Dmitriyev
Kazakhstan toughens punishment for separatism

The calls for illegal changes in the territorial integrity of Kazakhstan would be punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment, according to the draft of the new Criminal Code.

Kazakhstan toughens punishment for separatism
The destroyed dam in Kokpekty © tengrinewstv.kz
Criminal cases in deadly Kokpekty dam burst

The Prosecutor of Karaganda Oblast initiated a criminal case against the owner and the tenant of Kokpekty water reservoir.

Criminal cases in deadly Kokpekty dam burst
World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan
World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan

A man believed to be the world's longest-serving death row inmate was Thursday granted a retrial in Japan over multiple murders in 1966, decades after doubts emerged about his guilt.

World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan
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80 thousand debtors forbidden to leave Kazakhstan

Over 80 thousand Kazakhstan nationals have been forbidden to the country and travel abroad because of their debts.

80 thousand debtors forbidden to leave Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
Legal proceedings are dragged and overly formalized in Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev

Judicial proceedings in Kazakhstan are groundlessly dragged out and overly formalized in the opinion of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Legal proceedings are dragged and overly formalized in Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev
President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Number of judges to be raised by 25% in Kazakhstan

It is important to tackle the issue of growing workload: President Nazarbayev.

Number of judges to be raised by 25% in Kazakhstan
Mukhtar Ablyazov. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan wins lawsuit against Mukhtar Ablyazov's company

Kazakhstan succeeded in proving that KT Asia was one of Ablyazov's shell companies used to move asset from one company to another.

Kazakhstan wins lawsuit against Mukhtar Ablyazov's company
Jamie Dimon (C), Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. ©Reuters/Jason Reed
JPMorgan to pay record $13 bln to settle US probes: reports

Banking giant JPMorgan Chase has reached a tentative agreement to pay a record $13 billion fine to the Justice Department to settle probes into its residential mortgage-backed securities.

JPMorgan to pay record $13 bln to settle US probes: reports
Obama says captured Libyan will be brought to justice
Obama says captured Libyan will be brought to justice

US President Barack Obama said Tuesday an alleged Al-Qaeda operative snatched by US commandos in Libya was involved in plots that killed hundreds of people and will be brought to justice.

Obama says captured Libyan will be brought to justice
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Dying ex-Black Panther freed after 40 years in solitary

A terminally ill former Black Panther, who spent 40 years in solitary confinement for murder, was set free Tuesday after a judge reversed his controversial 1974 conviction for murder.

Dying ex-Black Panther freed after 40 years in solitary
Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice
Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice

For Holocaust survivors and their families in Kosice, a once bustling town in eastern Slovakia turned wartime ghetto.

Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice
©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
US antitrust regulators bid to rein in iTunes

The US Department of Justice on Friday launched a bid to more tightly regulate Apple's wildly lucrative iTunes storefront, after the tech giant lost a price-fixing case.

US antitrust regulators bid to rein in iTunes
Kazakhstan Justice Minister Berik Imashev. Photo courtesy of Justice Ministry's press-service
Kazakhstan mulls joining 7 Hague Conventions by year end

Kazakhstan plans to join 7 Hague Conventions by the end of the year.

Kazakhstan mulls joining 7 Hague Conventions by year end
Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home
Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home

Jordan on Sunday vowed "credibility and transparency" in dealing with radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada after Britain deported him to Amman to face terror charges.

Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home
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Texas executes 500th inmate since death penalty reinstated

The US state of Texas on Wednesday executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital punishment is in decline elsewhere.

Texas executes 500th inmate since death penalty reinstated
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Obama admin refuses to rule out drone strikes on US soil

American forces could launch a deadly drone strike against a target on US soil if there was an "extraordinary circumstance".

Obama admin refuses to rule out drone strikes on US soil
Sri Lanka swears in new chief justice despite protests
Sri Lanka swears in new chief justice despite protests

Sri Lanka's president on Tuesday appointed the government's senior legal adviser as a replacement for the impeached chief justice, despite protests by lawyers and a chorus of international criticism.

Sri Lanka swears in new chief justice despite protests
Sri Lanka draws flak over chief justice impeachment
Sri Lanka draws flak over chief justice impeachment

International criticism mounted Saturday over a move to impeach Sri Lanka's chief justice, with Britain demanding protection for the incumbent and the beleaguered legal profession in the former colony.

Sri Lanka draws flak over chief justice impeachment