Allegations that 220 child sailors at an Australian navy training base were raped or brutalised in the 1980s are so serious they will be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said.
The ecology fine of the sub-company of Exploration and Production KazMunaiGa twice more than the profit of the entire Kazakhstan Oil and Gas National Company.
Smoking is set to be prohibited in all prisons in England and Wales over fears of that staff may bring compensation claims.
R&B superstar Robin Thicke filed legal papers on Friday challenging claims that a riff from his smash hit "Blurred Lines" had been swiped from Marvin Gaye's 1970s classic "Got to Give it Up."
Scottish police on Monday confirmed they were investigating claims of physical and sexual abuse at one of Scotland's best known Catholic boarding schools.
Rolling Stone defended Wednesday a cover story on Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which triggered angry claims that it was "glamorizing terrorism" and calls to boycott the US magazine.
An exiled Iranian opposition group claimed to have evidence of a hidden nuclear site located in tunnels beneath a mountain near the town of Damavand.
Kazakhstan company Visor Holding filed a $400 million claim against Kyrgyzstan government to the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Britain, Italy and Greece on Sunday said that a claim by a Nigerian Islamist group that it had killed seven foreign hostages appeared to be true, while London denied it had sought to stage a rescue.
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Apple's claim of false advertising for Amazon.com to refer to its online shop for mobile gadget applications as an "app store."
British television presenter Jim Davidson on Wednesday denied claims made against him after becoming the latest celebrity to be arrested by police investigating historic sexual abuse allegations.
Apple has agreed to drop its patent claims against Samsung's Galaxy S III Mini after the South Korean rival said it would not sell the gadget in the United States.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron was under fire Saturday from friends of a minister who quit over claims he called police officers 'plebs', saying the PM left Andrew Mitchell 'swinging in the wind'.
The United Nations has protested to the Syrian government for claiming it had UN permission to attack rebel opponents in the Golan Heights demilitarized zone.
Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown was Thursday granted a interim restraining order against a well-known Australian paparazzo who she claimed threatened her and put her life at risk.
French tax authorities have made a billion-euro ($1.3 billion) claim against Google to pressure it in a dispute over compensation to media websites.
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