Mar 12, 2013 14:04 EDT
Rescuers took four days to reach the wreckage of a UN helicopter that crashed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and finally found the bodies of the four Russian crew on Tuesday, the UN said.
Mar 12, 2013 11:44 EDT
Greece withdrew on Tuesday a proposed measure that would have enabled some tax dodgers to pay reduced penalties in return for disclosure, a finance ministry source said.
Mar 12, 2013 11:31 EDT
The chief suspect in the polonium poisoning of Russian dissident and ex-security agent Alexander Litvinenko said Tuesday he would take no further part in the British inquest into the death, blaming London's decision to keep some sensitive material secret.
Mar 12, 2013 03:48 EDT
The father of the main suspect in the New Delhi gang-rape case said Tuesday he had found multiple injuries on his son's body as a post-mortem tried to establish the cause of death in his prison cell.
Mar 11, 2013 21:23 EDT
Police investigated allegations of abuse against disgraced late television presenter Jimmy Savile in 1964 but officers ignored evidence and routinely failed to follow up complaints, policing inspectors said Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 21:09 EDT
British police investigated allegations of abuse against disgraced late television presenter Jimmy Savile in 1964 but officers ignored evidence and routinely failed to follow up complaints, policing inspectors said Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 10:36 EDT
Three men have been arrested in Britain as part of an investigation into the alleged sexual assault and false imprisonment of teenage girls at a private Islamic boarding school, police said Monday.
Mar 11, 2013 08:45 EDT
Zambian President Michael Sata on Monday called for an investigation into how the leader of the country's second-largest opposition party amassed his wealth, accusing the multi-millionaire of stealing public funds.
Mar 09, 2013 13:21 EST
The Democratic Republic of Congo's defence minister on Saturday vowed to investigate allegations that soldiers committed rape during recent fighting in the east of the country and vowed there would be no impunity.
Mar 08, 2013 21:43 EST
Qantas says it took all reasonable precautions in selling aircraft after a report revealed that a jumbo jet once owned by the Australian carrier had ended up in Iran despite sanctions.
Mar 08, 2013 09:07 EST
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, a one-time top aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, appeared in court in London Friday on bribery charges.
Mar 08, 2013 02:12 EST
The Australian Olympic Committee on Friday appointed a barrister to lead its own investigation into drug use and bullying by Australian swimmers at last year's London Games.
Mar 07, 2013 11:56 EST
Hilton Botha, the detective who bungled investigations into the case against Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius has quit the force, South African police said Thursday.
Mar 06, 2013 21:50 EST
South Sydney and Sydney Roosters kick off Australia's 2013 National Rugby League season Thursday against a backdrop of six clubs under investigation for alleged doping and potential links with organised crime.
Mar 06, 2013 07:31 EST
Britain's top prosecutor announced a shake-up on Wednesday of the way sexual abuse of children is dealt with in the criminal justice system to prevent a repeat of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Mar 05, 2013 11:43 EST
US aviation authorities said Tuesday they had opened an investigation into a pilot's sighting of a small unmanned aircraft in the air near New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Mar 04, 2013 17:24 EST
Benin authorities said Monday a cotton magnate already wanted over an alleged attempt to poison President Thomas Boni Yayi was also linked to a coup plot that has led to the arrests of two people.
Mar 01, 2013 15:42 EST
British and US detectives investigating the 1988 bombing of a passenger jet over the Scottish town of Lockerbie have met with officials in Libya, Scotland's chief legal officer said on Friday.
Feb 28, 2013 16:16 EST
Questions by team representatives regarding sexual orientation to collegiate players hoping for a multi-million-dollar National Football League career have prompted an investigation by the league.
Feb 28, 2013 09:46 EST
South Africa has launched an "urgent" investigation into how unlabelled donkey, water buffalo and goat got into meat products sold in supermarkets.