Tag Archives: Investigation

150 People Arrested in US-European Drug Sales Investigation

US federal law enforcement agencies and the European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, announced arrests to stop a global operation selling illegal drugs over the internet. Officials at the US Department of Justice said they arrested 150 people accused of selling illegal drugs, including counterfeit opioids (painkillers) and cocaine, through …

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Baldwin Case Investigation Focuses on Weapons Protocol

AFP — The police investigation Saturday (23/10) into the fatal shooting with a property gun by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of the film focused on the specialist in charge of the gun and the assistant director who handed it over to Baldwin. 42-year-old Ukrainian-born cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was …

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Stumbling on Corruption Investigation, Austrian Chancellor Kurz Resigns

Austria’s conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigned Saturday to save his coalition government from collapse after a junior party urged him to step down amid an investigation into alleged corruption. Kurz’s move, which denies any wrongdoing, satisfied his coalition partner, the Greens. His resignation came three days before a special session …

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Judges in Beirut Explosion Investigation Face Hezbollah Threat

The investigation into last year’s big explosion in Beirut has been slow because of what observers say was interference by the powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah group. Lebanese judge Tarek Bitar has survived two attempts to sack him. The most recent was Monday when the court dismissed the complaint against Bitar, but …

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Den Haag Prosecutors Request Extended Afghan War Crimes Investigation

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Monday requested the court’s permission to continue its war crimes investigation into the actions of the Taliban and the Islamic State group-Khorasan in Afghanistan. The ICC has for 15 years investigated alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, but that investigation …

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