/ May 10, 2017

U.S. Senate Republican leader opposes new Russia investigation

The U.S. Senate majority leader, Republican Mitch McConnell, said on Wednesday he did not support any additional investigation into whether Russia influenced the 2016 U.S. election, saying as he opened the Senate that it would “impede” probes already under way. But the chamber’s Democratic ...

Mar 30, 2017

Police look to build negligence case in avalanche tragedy

Police on Thursday inspected a ski resort in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, where an avalanche killed seven students and a teacher this week as they look to build a possible case of professional negligence. Around 15 police officers and rescue workers conducted the on-site investigation ...

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Sep 17, 2016

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Italian prosecutors in Naples have opened a criminal investigation of the suicide of a 31-year-old woman who had fought unsuccessfully to have a video showing her having sex expunged from the internet. Chief prosecutor Francesco Greco said Friday that the investigation into possible charges ...

Bangladesh seeks FBI's help in investigating central bank heist

Mar 19, 2016

Bangladesh seeks FBI's help in investigating central bank heist

Bangladesh has formally sought assistance from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the cyber crooks who stole $81 million from its central bank’s U.S. account, the interior minister said on Saturday. Unknown hackers breached the computer systems of Bangladesh Bank in ...

Dec 4, 2015

Probe launched over abrupt change in MSDF's next chopper pick

A special unit under the defense minister is investigating whistleblower information that the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s preferred choice for its next-generation utility helicopters, Defense Minister Gen Nakatani admitted Friday. Although the minister declined to elaborate, ministry sources said Thursday that the MSDF’s preferred choice ...