For the first time in 43 years Thursday, James Robert McClurkin saw the sky from outside prison walls. He breathed free air.
Fancy spending the night in a former military prison that is now a youth hostel with an artistic twist? In Slovenia you can.
Chinese court sentenced a Christian pastor to 14 years in jail for embezzlement, after he opposed forced removal of crosses from churches.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed news of the impending release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in a US prison.
Boston bomber's friend Azamat Tazhayakov sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in the US.
A Kazakh man has been handed out a three-month sentence for molestation of a policewoman in Dubai.
Rakhat Aliyev's death has been officially confirmed by the Ministry of Justice of Austria. New details of the death are emerging.
Reports in the media suggest Kazakhstan's Rakhat Aliyev received death threats while awaiting trial in the Austrian prison of Josefstadt.
Kazakh political expert Yerlan Karin has presented his new book where he summed up his study of the terrorist organisation known Soldiers of the Caliphate.
Kazakhstani-Spanish The Forgotten of Karaganda documentary film has been awarded at the California Film Awards as the Best Documentary,
Five Guantanamo detainees have been released to Kazakhstan.
The two warring sides lined up the prisoners some 100 metres apart on an isolated stretch of highway in the no-man's land between their frontlines.
Campaigners from Amnesty International honoured two members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot who served 22 months in prison.
South African prosecutors said that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would be heard on December 9.
Russia will launch Europe's biggest prison in 2015 to replace one of its most notorious jails that once held revolutionary Leon Trotsky and Soviet-era dissidents.
Italian citizen Flavio Sidagni who was released on parole in August will stay in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani Senate has questioned the safety and security of electronic tagging devices.
Kazakhstan has recently introduced changes to the Criminal Code. In this regard, the state will allocate $13 million for electronic tagging devices for monitoring convicts.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and former Al-Qaeda spokesman was jailed for life after a US judge warned he remained a deadly threat to American citizens.
Kazakh student Dias Kadyrbayev has formally pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice in Boston bombings case two weeks before the trial.