Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said Wednesday that if parliament were to pass a groundbreaking bill allowing the state to sell marijuana, drug tourism would not be allowed.
On the day undocumented migrants lined up across the US to apply for deportation deferrals, Arizona's governor ordered state agencies to deny them driver's licenses and other benefits.
An unpopular bill to double Japan's sales tax and partially plug its gaping debt hole is set to be passed by lawmakers Friday in a triumph for the prime minister that could also herald the end of his job.
Communist Vietnam is considering legalising same-sex marriage, which would catapult it to the fore of gay rights in Asia, where traditional values dominate many societies and sodomy is illegal in some.
A group of US senators has revived stalled cybersecurity legislation by offering compromises to address civil liberties concerns, an effort quickly endorsed by President Barack Obama.
340 foreign citizens have been deported from Atyrau oblast in western Kazakhstan for violation of the migration legislation since the beginning of the year.
Foreign strippers will no longer be permitted to bare their breasts and shake their booties in Canada, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday.
Unlike her Muslim compatriots, Tarulata Rani is unable to inherit anything from her family, cannot divorce and cannot claim maintenance from her absent husband -- all because she is a Bangladeshi Hindu.
Kazakhstan citizens will be able to deposit money for their children’s education. A new draft law on the State Education Savings System has been presented by the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.
Draft law for prevention of tortures and other harsh, inhuman or humiliating treatment or punishments has been submitted to the Majilis.
Igor Rogov has inquired about the possibility of adopting the practice on apprehension of suspected terrorists for over 72 hours without court sanctions in Kazakhstan.
The President signed Kazakhstan Law On amendments to several legislative acts of Kazakhstan on investments.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a law on gas.
Kazakhstan General Prosecution Office will prepare a draft law with notification-based permit for peaceful meetings, rallies and demonstrations.
Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion Kairat Lama Sharif confirmed that the new religious law imposes fines for praying in public offices.
A discussion between Majilis deputy and Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion during presentation of the draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions".
Religious literature that enters Kazakhstan is to be sent for theology check-up by customs authorities: Chairman of Kazakhstan Agency for Religion.
Draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions" has been presented to the lower chamber of Kazakhstan Parliament.
MP Tito Syzdykov told Tengrinews.kz about the draft law "On religious activities and religious institutions" that is currently being prepared for the Parliament’s review.
According to him, this is a real opportunity to raise wellbeing of common citizens.
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