The EU agreed a raft of anti-tax evasion measures to make it harder for multinationals to shift profits to countries with lower taxes.
Corruption cases involving three million yuan ($463,000) or more may incur the death penalty in future.
French lawmakers are looking to outlaw sex for money and impose fines of up to 3,500 euros on prostitutes' clients.
Israel's top court on Sunday struck down a landmark deal regulating exploitation of Mediterranean gas reserves, in a major defeat for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
New Zealand has passed legislation banning 'zero hour' contractsto end the use of deals criticised as exploitative.
Article 19, the UK's human rights organization proposed introducing a concept of an anti-LGBT crime to the Kazakhstani Criminal Code.
International expert suggests changes to be made in the Kazakhstani electoral rules, especially with regards to ballot-stuffing and passive voting right.
Prosecutor General's Office suggests a database as a solution for adoption related issues and crimes.
The environmental requirements for thermal power plants in Kazakhstan are two or three times lower than in Europe.
A specialized relief fund for victims will be opened in Kazakhstan.
Five Guantanamo detainees have been released to Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Berik Imashev observed recent trends in registration and protection of trademarks, copyrights and other types of intellectual property in Kazakhstan.
Electronic tagging devices may be developed locally in Kazakhstan by its space agency Kazcosmos.
A six-year old girl in West Kazakhstan cannot go to school because of the ban on headwear in the school's charter. Parents of the girl filed a lawsuit citing the Constitution but lost. They are going to appeal.
The new legislation will cover new types of payments. It will set a legal framework for mobile carriers to make payments, using the subscribers’ accounts: Central Bank official.
Penal Reform International believes Kazakhstan should abolish the death penalty completely, even though there is a moratorium on capital punishment in the country.
The Minister of Energy says there is a need for monitoring devices on Kazakhstan's oil and gas wells.
A third of the surveyed Kazakhstanis do no believe in the effectiveness of combating corruption in Kazakhstan.
Head of Kazakhstan National Bank Kairat Kelimbetov spoke about the stages of development of Islamic finance in Kazakhstan.
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