Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has dismissed as "fantasy" claims by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Sweden's case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States.
Russian investigators on Monday opened a third criminal case against an opposition leader who poses one of the main challenges to President Vladimir Putin in opinion polls.
British energy giant BP said on Thursday it was in advanced discussions to settle open criminal and regulatory cases with US authorities over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.
Google-owned Motorola Mobility withdrew a patent complaint filed with a US commission but remained quiet Tuesday as to the reason for the legal ceasefire.
A US military judge has turned down a defense request to televise the war crimes tribunal of the alleged Al-Qaeda mastermind of a deadly attack on a US warship in 2000.