Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports.
The grip trashy reality shows hold on television may be about to be broken by a new wave of intelligent documentaries.
A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink's-Mat heist leaked tax documents allege.
A new rule in Kazakhstan bans facial piercings and tattoos on photos for identification documents.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law On Ratification of the Agreement between Russia and Kazakhstan on good-neighborliness and alliance in the XXI century.
Many of the documents purported to show a conspiracy against Aliyev, former son-in-law of Kazakhstan President, have been found forged by a famous forgery expert.
Fewer than 10 countries in the world systematically use an Interpol database to verify whether a passenger is flying with stolen documents, the organization's secretary general said.
The Interior Ministry of Kazakhstan denies that the blank Kazakhstan passports seizing from two Chinese nationals was obtained illegally.
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden says he did not bring any secret documents with him to Russia when he fled there, ensuring Moscow had no access to the files.
Rare documents that a historian says fill in some major gaps in the story of Holocaust hero Oskar Schindler have gone up for auction online.
The Australian government has announced new guidelines on gender recognition which state that individuals should be given the option of selecting "male", "female" or "intersex" on their personal documents.
A document signed by Britain's King Richard III will be auctioned in Los Angeles next week, two months after scientists found the ancient royal's remains under a modern-day car park.
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