More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam because of a possible toxic leak into the sea near an industrial zone.
Tax authorities from the world's richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal.
A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink's-Mat heist leaked tax documents allege.
Kazakhstan is set to enforce a ban on smartphones in the workplace for police and government workers in an effort to prevent information leaks, according to a document that was itself leaked,
Tens of thousands of documents containing the names, addresses, phone numbers and family contacts of jihadis who joined the Islamic State group have been given to the UK's Sky News.
The cost of Kashagan project is estimated to rise by another $4 billion, Financial Times reports.
A poisonous gas leak at one of India's largest steel plants killed six people overnight and injured 31 others, a factory official said.
NCOC, the Kashagan field operator, has started discussing possible technological scenarios of safe oil production restart.
Sulphide stress corrosion is the direct cause of the gas leak at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan.
Oil production at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan is going to be restarted only in 2014, after full inspection of all the pipelines.
The Kazakhstan Ministry of Oil and Gas declined to make any statement until causes of accident and those responsible for it are identified.
Production from the Kashagan oilfield was not taken into consideration when the 2013 Kazakhstan state budget was made, so it will not affect the planned budget revenues.
A senior White House aide and top US lawmakers on Sunday rejected intelligence leaker Edward Snowden's request for clemency following his disclosures of widespread government surveillance.
Taiwan's chief prosecutor was indicted Friday for leaking confidential information to President Ma Ying-jeou about a controversial probe into influence peddling claims.
Managing Director of Agip KCO Umberto Carrara is going to be replaced by Guido Brusco after November 1.
Leaks from Edward Snowden have helped America's adversaries and represent the most serious breach of classified information in US history.
Mexico ordered an investigation into allegations that the US spied on the emails of its president and his predecessor, the latest diplomatic wrangle stemming from America's intelligence-gathering efforts.
Groundwater radiation levels at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have soared near a tank that leaked 300 tonnes of toxic water in August.
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden says he did not bring any secret documents with him to Russia when he fled there, ensuring Moscow had no access to the files.
There are currently around 1,400 leaking wells in the Caspian sea area; 128 of them are underwater: Atyrau Oblast Akim.
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