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January 18, 2019

Investigation

US prosecutors say criminals going free due to shutdown

US prosecutors say criminals going free due to shutdown

Federal prosecutors in the United States said Friday that investigations are being disrupted and criminals going free due to the four-week-old partial shutdown of the government.Still at work despite not being paid during the impasse, some 6,000 assistant US a

UN health agency opens probe into "misconduct" allegations

UN health agency opens probe into

The UN World Health Organization has opened an investigation into "allegations of misconduct" inside the organisation, based on an anonymous email circulated internally, the agency said on Thursday.The WHO said it was aware of a news story published on Thurs

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead."Our men are on the ground currently gathering information", said the director of the criminal investigations de

Brazil judge suspends probe into aide to president's son

Brazil judge suspends probe into aide to president's son

A Brazilian supreme court judge has halted an investigation into suspicious transactions handled by an aide to a politician son of President Jair Bolsonaro, officials said Thursday.The injunction, issued Wednesday, was confirmed by Rio de Janeiro state authori

S.Africa court launches new probe into murder of Rwandan ex-spy

S.Africa court launches new probe into murder of Rwandan ex-spy

Five years after Rwandan dissident Patrick Karegeya was strangled in a Johannesburg hotel, the regime of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame casts a long shadow over the South African investigation.The lifeless body of the Rwandan former spy chief in charge of for

Trump justice nominee: Mueller probe no 'witch hunt'

Trump justice nominee: Mueller probe no 'witch hunt'

Donald Trump's US attorney general nominee Bill Barr pledged Tuesday to protect the investigation into possible election collusion with Russia and rejected the president's characterization of the probe as a "witch hunt."Asked in a Senate confirmation heari