After years of political battles, gay couples in Ecuador lined up to register their unions on their national identity cards like heterosexual couples.
Kazakhstan activists urged the Kazakh Parliament to ban gay propaganda and prohibit the people known to be gay from holding public offices and serving in the army.
The new Kazakhstan Criminal Code that will enter into force next year introduces a tougher punishment for bribes.
Kazakhstan holds the 140th place in the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index and struggles to create a comprehensive anti-corruption program.
North Korea said it would publish its own "rosy" human rights report, six months after a UN inquiry published a list of violations.
For the upcoming 2014-2015 school year, there are a little over 2 applicants per a scholarship.
A nationwide anti-corruption movement Zhanaru was initiated in Kazakhstan in the beginning of this year.
Two underage teens risked their lives for a beautiful photo in Astana.
President of Kazakshtan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the new Criminal Code on July 3.
Tengrinews reporters decided to conduct a small experiment to check if shop assistants followed the new law that prohibits alcohol sales after 9 p.m.
Support for same-sex marriage has reached a record high in Australia, a poll showed Tuesday, as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow a conscience vote on the issue.
Strong and light alcoholic beverages in Kazakhstan are now sold at different times of day.
Expert opinions are not going to be subject to prosecution under the new amendments introducing up to 12 years of imprisonment for spreading rumors.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law creating an ID card for anyone who wants it, including illegal immigrants, amid a wider debate about immigrant rights.
Tazhayakov's lawyer has asked the judge to question potential jury about they attitude to Muslims and ask other relevant questions to make sure none of them is biased against the Kazakhstani student.
Nazarbayev have signed amendments to the law on ratification of the Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime.
Bolivian lawmakers have approved child workers as young as 10 years old, under a new law that lays out specific conditions for employing children.
The topic of plagiarism in draft laws by incompetent government officials was raised at the Central Communications Service briefing on Tuesday, July 1.
Famous for its neon lights and wild nightlife, Tokyo's status as one of the world's clubbing capitals looks set to survive a potentially ruinous police crackdown on -- of all things -- dancing.
Today, the Kazakhstan Parliament рфы adopted the law "On amnesty of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, repatriates and persons holding a residence permit in the Republic of Kazakhstan due to legalization of their property".
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