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Greek parliament adopts anti-poverty law despite EU row
Greek parliament adopts anti-poverty law despite EU row

The Greek parliament overwhelmingly adopted a "humanitarian crisis" bill to help its poorest people, ignoring apparent pressure from the European Union to halt the legislation.

Greek parliament adopts anti-poverty law despite EU row
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Emails leaked; Kazakhstan files lawsuit to New York court

Kazakhstani authorities have filed a complaint with the Federal court of Manhattan against a group of unknown hackers.

Emails leaked; Kazakhstan files lawsuit to New York court
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$1.5 million database for orphans and potential parents: Dealing with corruption in orphanages

Prosecutor General's Office suggests a database as a solution for adoption related issues and crimes.

$1.5 million database for orphans and potential parents: Dealing with corruption in orphanages
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Expensive patriotism: man in Kazakhstan fined for hanging flag

A man in Kazakhstan was ordered to pay a fine for hanging a flag off his balcony in a multi-apartment house. Lawyers and public do not agree with the decision. Will he pay?

Expensive patriotism: man in Kazakhstan fined for hanging flag
British claim to have cut EU charge false: report
British claim to have cut EU charge false: report

A British government claim to have negotiated the halving of a £1.7 billion payment demanded by the European Union is "not supported by the facts".

British claim to have cut EU charge false: report
Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev. ©Tengrinews file photo
Kazakhstan's Constitutional Council to interpret early presidential elections idea

The Senate has requested the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan to provide an official interpretation of the Article 41 of the Constitution on early presidential elections.

Kazakhstan's Constitutional Council to interpret early presidential elections idea
US lawmakers celebrate Keystone, bill awaits Obama veto
US lawmakers celebrate Keystone, bill awaits Obama veto

US Republican lawmakers held a ceremony hailing Congress's passage of the Keystone XL pipeline, but President Barack Obama has vowed to veto the legislation.

US lawmakers celebrate Keystone, bill awaits Obama veto
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau fined for wages cuts: Prosecutor's Office of Karaganda

ArcelorMittal Temitau has been fined 594,600 tenge ($3,223) for cutting the wages of its employees in violation of Kazakhstan's Labor Code.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau fined for wages cuts: Prosecutor's Office of Karaganda
Berlusconi pact riles rebels as Italy electoral law approved
Berlusconi pact riles rebels as Italy electoral law approved

Italy's Senate adopted the framework of a new electoral law aimed at ending the country's chronic political instability.

Berlusconi pact riles rebels as Italy electoral law approved
Kazakhstan lifts secrecy from nuclear-related activities
Kazakhstan lifts secrecy from nuclear-related activities

Kazakhstan is launching a nuclear power development initiative. Its first move is to change the legislation.

Kazakhstan lifts secrecy from nuclear-related activities
US House votes to block Obama immigration plan
US House votes to block Obama immigration plan

The US House defied President Barack Obama by adopting Republican measures blocking his controversial immigration reform efforts.

US House votes to block Obama immigration plan
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law

President Barack Obama said the hacking of Sony and the Pentagon Central Command's Twitter feed highlight the urgent need to pass new cybersecurity laws.

Obama says hacks show need for cybersecurity law
Prosecutor General's Office. Photo courtesy of bnews.kz
Victims relief fund to be created in Kazakhstan

A specialized relief fund for victims will be opened in Kazakhstan.

Victims relief fund to be created in Kazakhstan
Lawsuit accuses Apple of storage sleight of hand
Lawsuit accuses Apple of storage sleight of hand

Apple faced a lawsuit accusing it of promising more available storage space than it actually delivers in iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices.

Lawsuit accuses Apple of storage sleight of hand
Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan
Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan

Five Guantanamo detainees have been released to Kazakhstan.

Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan launches 10-year anti-corruption strategy

Kazakhstan is launching a new anti-corruption strategy that focuses on preventive measures and public participation.

Kazakhstan launches 10-year anti-corruption strategy
Japan plans law to speed up overseas deployment of troops
Japan plans law to speed up overseas deployment of troops

Japan plans to draw up a law to speed the deployment of troops overseas for peacekeeping operations and to support alliesю

Japan plans law to speed up overseas deployment of troops
Illustration © tengrinews.kz.
EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015

Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Berik Imashev observed recent trends in registration and protection of trademarks, copyrights and other types of intellectual property in Kazakhstan.

EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015
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Unpaid fines in Kazakhstan comparable to EXPO costs

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev has compared the unpaid fines to the cost of hosting EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Unpaid fines in Kazakhstan comparable to EXPO costs
Madagascar's parliament votes to end death penalty

Lawmakers in Madagascar have voted to abolish the death penalty, a move hailed as "historic" by the European Union.

Madagascar's parliament votes to end death penalty