National Aug 28, 2018

Police raid construction firm over deadly fire in western Tokyo

Police raided the offices of a construction firm Tuesday on suspicion the company failed to take appropriate measures to prevent a fire at one of its building sites in suburban Tokyo last month, which caused five deaths and numerous injuries. Hazama Ando Corp. released a ...

World / Crime & Legal 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 bank ...

World 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 around ...