Feb 19, 2015

Swiss prosecutor raids HSBC office, opens criminal inquiry

Geneva’s public prosecutor searched HSBC’s lakeside Swiss office on Wednesday after opening a criminal inquiry into allegations of aggravated money laundering, the second probe to hit the bank this week. Europe’s largest lender is in regulators’ sights after details about how its Swiss private ...

Aug 7, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram raid kills 10 in Cameroon, state radio says

Suspected members of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram killed 10 people and kidnapped one in a raid on the village of Zigague in remote northern Cameroon on Wednesday, state radio reported. The heavily armed gunmen arrived in a pickup truck and on motorcycles at ...

Mar 26, 2014

FTC raids Okayama concrete companies

The Fair Trade Commission raided a cooperative association of concrete makers in Okayama Prefecture on Wednesday on suspicion the group and its members blocked newcomers from doing business. The antimonopoly watchdog made surprise visits to more than 10 locations, including the offices of industry ...

Photos of opponents found stabbed in Aum facility

Jul 3, 2013

Photos of opponents found stabbed in Aum facility


Photographs of the director general and other officials of the Public Security Intelligence Agency were found stabbed through with a knife during an on-site inspection of a facility connected to Aum Shinrikyo, according to the agency. The photos, found earlier this year during an ...