Law Enforcement

Move to prevent former Egyptian intelligence chief from contesting poll

The Egyptian parliament, dominated by Islamists, on Thursday approved a law that excludes former senior officials of...

US agent accused of buying guns for Mexican cartels

A US Border Patrol agent and his girlfriend are in custody on charges of conspiring to buy firearms and ammunition and smuggle them to criminal gangs in Mexico, according to court documents.

Family of Indian journo stranded in Oman fighting legal battle against 'unfair dismissal'

The family of an Indian journalist in Oman, who is fighting a court battle for an year against his alleged unfair dismissal, is stranded without visas as the newspaper he worked for did not renew residence visas of his wife and two young children.

Zimmerman charged with black teen's killing

A neighbourhood watch volunteer has been charged with second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of unarmed black...

U.S. New health care law provisions cut red tape, save up to $4.6 billion

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a proposed rule that would establish a unique health plan identifier under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The...

OSCE Centre in Astana continues anti-trafficking training for judges

An OSCE-organized training seminar for judges on good practices in handling human trafficking cases began today in Astana.

Pak scientist Khalil Chishty walks out of jail

Pakistani scientist Dr Khalil Chishty walked out of the Ajmer Central Jail on Wednesday after fighting a legal battle for nearly two decades in connection with a murder case.

Anti-Money Laundering: creating a modern EU framework capable of responding to new threats

Without effective rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, the soundness, integrity and stability of the financial system could be seriously compromised. The threats associated with money laundering and terrorist financing are...