Demonstrators poured vodka down the drains of New York on Wednesday in protest over new Russian laws that have been widely condemned as anti-gay.
A long-running sit-in in Cairo by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi will be ended "in the framework of the law".
The force-feeding of hunger striking inmates at the US prison in Guantanamo clearly violates medical ethics and international law.
Kazakhstan Tourist Association is asking the authorities to postpone introduction of the ban on foreign charter flights until the end of the tourist season.
The ban on foreign charter flights from Kazakhstan has been postponed until October 1, 2013.
The decision to ban foreign companies from making charter flights from Kazakhstan was made with observance of all the necessary procedures and was approved by all respective authorities: expert.
Turkey is concerned about Kazakhstan’s ban on foreign charter flights.
British lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill legalising same-sex marriage in England and Wales, paving the way for the first gay weddings in 2014.
The regulation was introduced to provide more guarantees to the passengers and ensure proper control over the flights safety: Kazakhstan official.
Greece's prime minister faces protests this week over a bill that must pass for the country to receive a fresh tranche of EU-IMF aid.
The Texas senate late Friday approved a bill setting some of the strictest limits on abortion in the United States, just weeks after a filibuster by opposition Democrats dramatically thwarted the measure.
The document is aimed at creating mechanism for prevention of tortures and other forms of illicit treatment to people in places of confinement.
Wales will become the first country in the United Kingdom to adopt an organ and tissue donation scheme based on presumed consent after assembly members voted in favour of a bill.
The daughter of a Chinese grandmother has been ordered to visit her at least once every two months, in the first case under a new law to protect the elderly.
Gays and lesbians across the United States erupted in celebration Wednesday after the Supreme Court passed two landmark rulings on same-sex marriage in their favor.
After refusing a string of cases dealing with the hot-button issue of abortion, the US Supreme Court waded back into the fray on Monday by accepting a case dealing with protests at clinics.
Some experts believe that the law requiring frightening images to be printed on cigarette packs in Kazakhstan will not reduce the number of smokers.
A landmark ruling won by an Australian gender trailblazer which finds that sex does not just mean male or female could have broader implications as society becomes more accepting of diversity.
Kazakhstan Senate has approved the draft law supporting use of renewable energy sources in the first reading.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally wrote Wednesday to hundreds of Big Apple donors, asking them to stop funding four Democratic senators who opposed tougher gun laws in Congress.
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