Law Enforcement

US Government, Sotheby's Battle over Ancient Khmer Warrior Statue

A federal judge in New York says that a 10th century Cambodian statue will remain in the custody of Sotheby's auction house while a dispute over its ownership plays out in court. U.S. District Judge George Daniels says that because all parties agree...

Move to prevent former Egyptian intelligence chief from contesting poll

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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

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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.