A case about responsibility for cleaning up a toxic drilling site could cost the company billions and send a chill through the industry.
Authorities have effectively disbarred 20 key lawyers who defended Tibetans, Falun Gong members, and other politically sensitive clients.
Pyongyang attacked South Korea’s decision to join a partnership meant to block shipments of nuclear materiel.
Last week, Greenpeace failed in its bid to force Norway's StatoilHydro to abandon a $2 billion investment in a project that it says produces 10 times the greenhouse gases as North Sea drilling.
Consensus is rising in the international community: Enough cajoling, it's time to get tough.