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Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail
Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney spent hours in a high security prison island in the Maldives consulting with former president Mohamed Nasheed.

Amal Clooney visits ex-leader Nasheed in Maldives jail
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo taken from Facebook
Aliyev case in Vienna becomes complicated

The case involving the deceased ex-ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria Rakhat Aliyev promises to become more complicated.

Aliyev case in Vienna becomes complicated
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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
Amal Clooney slams Canada over Al-Jazeera journalist case
Amal Clooney slams Canada over Al-Jazeera journalist case

Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney lashed out at the Canadian government, accusing Ottawa of "woefully inadequate" efforts to secure the repatriation.

Amal Clooney slams Canada over Al-Jazeera journalist case
Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake
Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake

Facebook sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.

Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake
Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo courtesy of wpri.com/AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins
Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev

Kazakhstani Azamat Tazhayakov is willing to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the prime Boston marathon bombings suspect.

Tazhayakov to testify against Tsarnaev
Mrs Clooney to fight for return of Greek marbles from Britain
Mrs Clooney to fight for return of Greek marbles from Britain

Amal Alamuddin will be in Greece this month to advise on the return of the Parthenon Marbles from Britain.

Mrs Clooney to fight for return of Greek marbles from Britain
Justin Bieber. ©REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Bieber charges dropped in limo driver assault case: lawyer

Prosecutors dropped charges against pop star Justin Bieber for an alleged assault of a limousine driver in late 2013.

Bieber charges dropped in limo driver assault case: lawyer
Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015
Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015

Lawyers defending the prime suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings have requested that his trial be delayed until at least September next year.

Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015
Dias Kadyrbayev. Photo ©REUTERS
Dias Kadyrbayev to plead guilty

Kazakhstani student Dias Kadyrbayev accused of obstructing justice in the Boston bombings investigation has agreed to plead guilty on August 21.

Dias Kadyrbayev to plead guilty
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Azamat Tazhayakov's lawyer to lodge an appeal

Azamat Tazhayakov’s lawyers will appeal against the decision of the jury that found the Kazakhstani student guilty of obstructing justice in the Boston bombings case.

Azamat Tazhayakov's lawyer to lodge an appeal
Azamat Tazhayakov's courtroom sketch. Photo courtesy of wpri.com/AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins
Tazhayakov's lawyer presents no witnesses

The hearing of witnesses in Azamat Tazhayakov’s case came to an ended.

Tazhayakov's lawyer presents no witnesses
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo ©REUTERS
Prosecutors 'attempt to impress the public': Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov case

American attorneys and legal experts have criticized the prosecutors for bringing overly harsh charges against Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev who are accused of obstructing justice in the Boston bombings case.

Prosecutors 'attempt to impress the public': Kadyrbayev-Tazhayakov case
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo©REUTERS
Selection of jury for Tazhayakov's hearing in connection to Boston bombings

The Boston court started jury selection for the trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, a Kazakhstani student accused of obstructing justice and conspiring to destroy evidences in relation to the Boston bombings case.

Selection of jury for Tazhayakov's hearing in connection to Boston bombings
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Tazhayakov's lawyer asks for impartial jury

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.

Tazhayakov's lawyer asks for impartial jury
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag. Photo courtesy of theafricom.com
Death-row Sudanese Christian freed but fears for life: lawyer

A Sudanese Christian who gave birth in prison after being sentenced to hang for apostasy was freed Monday but immediately went into hiding, fearing for her life, a lawyer said.

Death-row Sudanese Christian freed but fears for life: lawyer
Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY
Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY

Lawyers for more than 1,500 victims of Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic said they had served UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with a personal summons to appear in US court.

Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY
The remains of an explosive device. ©Reuters
Boston marathon bombs made with Christmas-light fuses

The twin bombs that went off at the Boston Marathon last year were made using improvised fuses from Christmas lights and detonators constructed from model car parts, US prosecutors said.

Boston marathon bombs made with Christmas-light fuses
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov in the courtroom. ©Reuters
Boston prisoners' legal proceedings may be postponed: Stall

Legal proceedings against Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, Kazakhstani students who were arrested in the United States in relation to the Boston bombings case, may be delayed until August.

Boston prisoners' legal proceedings may be postponed: Stall
Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family
Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family

Italy has granted political refugee status to the family of a Kazakh tycoon, who is in prison in France fighting an extradition order from Russia and Ukraine where he is wanted for massive fraud, lawyers said.

Italy grants refugee status to Kazakh tycoon's family