Jan 26, 2015

Amazon Japan says it's cooperating with police child porn probe

Amazon.com Inc.’s Japan unit is “fully cooperating” with a police investigation into possible sales of child pornography, the company said in an emailed statement. Aichi Prefectural Police conducted raids on the Internet retailer’s Tokyo headquarters and a distribution center in Chiba Prefecture on Jan. ...

Police investigated in case of dead Argentine prosecutor

Jan 24, 2015

Police investigated in case of dead Argentine prosecutor

The 10 police officers assigned to protect a federal prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranians accused in an Argentine terrorist bombing are being investigated for their actions on the day the prosecutor was found shot to death. The officers, along with ...

Dec 10, 2014

FBI leaves door open on media impersonation

FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday left open the possibility that an agent might again pose as a journalist as part of an investigation, though he said such a tactic ought to be rare and “done carefully with significant supervision, if it’s going to ...

Dec 10, 2014

Kenya probes Al Jazeera over 'death squad' report

Kenya on Tuesday ordered Al Jazeera to be placed under investigation and face possible charges over a report the Qatar-based TV news network aired alleging Kenyan police operate death squads that target radical Islamists. The Kenyan government said the Al Jazeera documentary, aired on ...

Aug 13, 2014

METI to investigate radioactive scrap iron shipped to South Korea

The Japanese government will launch an investigation into scrap iron exported to South Korea that was contaminated with radioactive materials exceeding the maximum permissible level, trade ministry officials said Tuesday. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will conduct hearings with industry groups to ...

Chinese regulators probing Lexus operation, Toyota says

Aug 8, 2014

Chinese regulators probing Lexus operation, Toyota says

Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that China’s anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit in a spreading investigation of foreign automakers. The company is “cooperating fully with the queries from the authorities on Lexus,” said Toyota spokesman Naoki Sumino in Tokyo. He ...

Aug 1, 2014

Security around MH17 site still 'very unstable': Dutch police

Dutch police heading up the international probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said Thursday that the situation around the crash site remains perilous despite a small team managing to access the scene. “The security situation is still very unstable,” Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg, ...