The US Supreme Court said Friday that religiously-affiliated groups could opt out of a provision in the new health care law that requires employers to provide insurance that includes contraception.
Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky's business partner Platon Lebedev walked free from prison on Friday after Russia's Supreme Court ordered his early release.
The US prosecutor has requested to postpone the hearing of the case of Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, the two Kazakhstan teenagers taken into custody after the Boston Marathon Bombings.
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about legal provisions intended to prevent the "straw" purchases of guns by one individual for other buyers.
The Boston court has scheduled the trial of Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov in the Federal Court on June 23, 2014.
A lawyer for exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov had appealed a French decision allowing his extradition.
Kazakhstan is not going to give up on Mukhtar Ablyazov's extradition from France.
A Cambodian court on Monday freed a Russian tycoon wanted by Moscow over allegations he embezzled tens of millions of dollars in a real estate scam, and suspended extradition proceedings against him, his lawyer said.
A French court approved the extradition of exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, an opposition figure wanted on embezzlement charges by Russia and Ukraine.
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi arrived at the courthouse on Wednesday for the second hearing in his murder trial, as police braced for rallies by his Islamist supporters.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs is planning to open DNA laboratories in Kazakhstan's regions.
Nepal's top court has rejected a demand by ultra-leftists that an amnesty be granted to people who committed serious rights abuses during the country's civil war, an official said Saturday.
A court in Argentina ruled Friday that a 14-year old rape victim could have an abortion, overturning a judge's earlier decision barring the girl from seeking the procedure.
A Pakistani court on Monday said it was unable to lift a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a day before his trial for treason was due to start.
Uruguay's economy minister has resigned as he faces a probe over the 2012 collapse of national airline Pluna -- a scandal that has tainted President Jose Mujica's administration.
Tom Cruise has reached a settlement with a magazine publisher he sued for $50 million in libel damages over claims he abandoned his daughter Suri after his divorce, the star's lawyer said Friday.
An Australian woman is suing a deli after drinking bottled water that allegedly contained semen, lawyers said Friday, with claims that DNA showed it matched the owner of the business.
The Kazakh teenager, arrested on charges of sexual harassment, was released on bailed but has to wear an ankle monitoring bracelet.
A new design of the judge's robe will in Kazakhstan be introduced in 2014.
Ecuadoran villagers can seek to enforce in Canada a multi-billion-dollar Ecuadoran judgment against Chevron for polluting the Amazonian rainforest, a Canadian court ruled Tuesday.
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