One of the jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot on Wednesday asked again to be released on parole after serving almost a year in prison.
Top opposition leader Alexei Navalny triumphantly returned home to Russia's capital on Saturday after his unexpected release from prison.
A Saudi princess was to be released from US jail on bail after being charged with enslaving a Kenyan woman, forcing her to work in abusive conditions and withholding her passport.
Kazakhstan's Motor-Roller rock band has released a new album called Music For The Scorpion.
British rock icon David Bowie released his first album in a decade Thursday, streaming the comeback record exclusively on iTunes.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan released 20 thousand coins with a nominal value of 5 thousand, 500 and 100 tenge dedicated to the Asian Games.
A French woman was freed from Mexican prison Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled that police violated her rights by staging her arrest for kidnapping on national television seven years ago.
Former US president George H.W. Bush was released from hospital on Monday following more than two months of treatment for bronchitis, a bacterial infection and a persistent cough.
National Bank of Kazakhstan released two silver Petroglyphs of Tamgaly coins with a nominal value of 500 tenge.
The animators are going to make Sauran-Batyr and a winged panther the national heroes of Kazakhstan.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has said he will urge US President Barack Obama to free the blind sheikh jailed for the 1993 World Trade Center attack.
National Bank released commemorative silver proof quality coins with a nominal value of 500 tenge, dedicated to the CSTO anniversaries.
WikiLeaks will release one million documents next year affecting every country in the world, founder Julian Assange said in a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Thursday.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan announced release of The Year of the Snake commemorative gold and silver coins.
Hundreds of people queued up at electronics shops across Japan Saturday as Nintendo released its new Wii U game console, hoping to reposition itself in a gaming market invaded by online social games.
Former glam rocker Gary Glitter has been released on bail after being arrested Sunday by police investigating sexual abuse allegations against the late British TV star Jimmy Savile that have plunged the BBC into crisis.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan has released commemorative Eagle-Owl and Panther coins.
Cuba has released Jorge Vazquez Chaviano, a dissident whose case sparked a hunger strike by 30 protesters last month, though he remains under "many restrictions," he told AFP.
A captive-bred Chinese panda has been released into the wild as part of efforts to help the struggling species, but this time with special survival training after one of the animals died in a previous attempt.
Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, on a landmark visit to the United States, called Thursday for the release of jailed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
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