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Tonnes of clams die in Vietnam as toxic leak fears mount
Tonnes of clams die in Vietnam as toxic leak fears mount

More than 100 tonnes of clams have perished in central Vietnam because of a possible toxic leak into the sea near an industrial zone.

Tonnes of clams die in Vietnam as toxic leak fears mount
Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations

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.

Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist
Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist

A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink's-Mat heist leaked tax documents allege.

Panama Papers allege offshore link with notorious British heist
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Kazakhstan bans smartphones for police, civil servants

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,

Kazakhstan bans smartphones for police, civil servants
A picture taken through a hole in a wall shows cars driving at night past damaged buildings in the city of Benghazi following fierce fighting with armed groups including Islamic State (IS) jihadists.
Names of 22,000 IS members leaked to news channel

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.

Names of 22,000 IS members leaked to news channel
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Kashagan project cost may rise again

The cost of Kashagan project is estimated to rise by another $4 billion, Financial Times reports.

Kashagan project cost may rise again
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Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant

A poisonous gas leak at one of India's largest steel plants killed six people overnight and injured 31 others, a factory official said.

Gas leak kills six at giant India steel plant
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NCOC discussing possible scenarios of safe oil production restart at Kashagan

NCOC, the Kashagan field operator, has started discussing possible technological scenarios of safe oil production restart.

NCOC discussing possible scenarios of safe oil production restart at Kashagan
At the Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
NCOC announces cause of gas leaks at Kashagan oil field

Sulphide stress corrosion is the direct cause of the gas leak at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan.

NCOC announces cause of gas leaks at Kashagan oil field
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year

Oil production at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan is going to be restarted only in 2014, after full inspection of all the pipelines.

No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year
Kashagan Oil Field. Photo ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan Oil Ministry has nothing to say about suspension at Kashagan

The Kazakhstan Ministry of Oil and Gas declined to make any statement until causes of accident and those responsible for it are identified.

Kazakhstan Oil Ministry has nothing to say about suspension at Kashagan
Kashagan Oil Field. Photo ©REUTERS
Suspension at Kashagan won't affect Kazakhstan's 2013 budget

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.

Suspension at Kashagan won't affect Kazakhstan's 2013 budget
Demonstrators hold signs supporting fugitive former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. ©Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
No clemency for Snowden says Obama aide, US lawmakers

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.

No clemency for Snowden says Obama aide, US lawmakers
Huang Shyh-ming. Photo courtesy of wantchinatimes.com
Taiwan's top prosecutor indicted on leaking secrets

Taiwan's chief prosecutor was indicted Friday for leaking confidential information to President Ma Ying-jeou about a controversial probe into influence peddling claims.

Taiwan's top prosecutor indicted on leaking secrets
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Managing Director of Agip KCO resigns

Managing Director of Agip KCO Umberto Carrara is going to be replaced by Guido Brusco after November 1.

Managing Director of Agip KCO resigns
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Snowden's leaks most serious in US history: ex-CIA official

Leaks from Edward Snowden have helped America's adversaries and represent the most serious breach of classified information in US history.

Snowden's leaks most serious in US history: ex-CIA official
Mexico probes US spying, France says snooping must end
Mexico probes US spying, France says snooping must end

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.

Mexico probes US spying, France says snooping must end
Groundwater radiation spikes at crippled Fukushima
Groundwater radiation spikes at crippled Fukushima

Groundwater radiation levels at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have soared near a tank that leaked 300 tonnes of toxic water in August.

Groundwater radiation spikes at crippled Fukushima
Snowden says he took no secret documents to Russia
Snowden says he took no secret documents to Russia

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.

Snowden says he took no secret documents to Russia
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Leaking wells may cause ecological disaster at Caspian Sea

There are currently around 1,400 leaking wells in the Caspian sea area; 128 of them are underwater: Atyrau Oblast Akim.

Leaking wells may cause ecological disaster at Caspian Sea