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Trump to launch investigation into China’s trade practice

| August 13, 2017 | | 0

Washington, Aug 13: President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order to probe China's “unfair” trade practices that harm American businesses and have an impact on its intellectual properties, a senior official said. Trump, currently on a

Trump not under investigation in Russian interference in US election, says lawyer

| June 19, 2017 | | 0

Washington, June 19: President Donald Trump is not under investigation for obstruction of justice, despite he apparently acknowledged on Twitter posts, said Trump's personal attorney.
“The President is not under investigation by the special counsel,” Jay Sekulow said in an interview on NBC's “Meet the Press”.
US President Donald Trump. PTI file photo. Efe news reported, Sekulow as saying that the President has not been and is not under investigation for obstruction of justice, he add..

Donald Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

| June 15, 2017 | | 0

Washington, June 15: US President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.
The move by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the nearly year-old investigation led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether ..

Sweden drops 7-year-old rape investigation against Assange

| May 19, 2017 | | 0

The director of public prosecutions in Sweden has decided to drop the rape investigation into allegations against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The move precedes Stockholm court's examination of a demand by Mr Assange's lawyers that Sweden drop his European arrest warrant.

Panama Papers investigation wins Pulitzer prize

| April 11, 2017 | | 0

Guardian front pages featuring revelations from the Panama Papers. Photograph: Guardian
The Panama Papers investigation into the offshore secrets of the rich and famous has been awarded a prestigious Pulitzer prize.
The prize was given to the Washington-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), together with two US titles, McClatchy and the Miami Herald.
The judges cited a series of stories from the Panama Papers and the “collaboration of more than 300 reporters on s..

François Fillon under formal investigation for ‘fake jobs offences’

| March 14, 2017 | | 0

François Fillon under formal investigation over misuse of funds The rightwing French presidential candidate François Fillon has been placed under formal investigation for misuse of public funds, prosecutors say.
Fillon is alleged to have given his wife and children generous tax-payer-funded “fake jobs” as parliamentary assistants.
Prosecutors said on Tuesday that Fillon was accused of receiving money from the misuse of public funds, and of improper declaration of his assets, among other charg..

The new arrivals: sign up for updates on our refugee investigation

| March 1, 2017 | | 0

Members of the Abu Rashed family in Lüneburg, Germany. Photograph: Maria Feck/Maria Feck / Der Spiegel The Guardian is teaming up with Der Spiegel, Le Monde and El País to report from inside refugee communities in four of Europe’s biggest countries. The series will assess whether promises are being kept, whether newcomers are changed by their experiences in European society – and vice versa.
Over the coming year, we plan to follow four newly arrived families in the UK, Germany, Spain and France..

Netanyahu says investigation into links with James Packer will ‘find nothing’

| February 22, 2017 | | 0

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says ‘there is nothing there, except friendship,’ when asked about an investigation into his family’s relationship with James Packer. Photograph: Jason Reed/EPA The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said he was “not worried at all” about a fraud investigation into his family’s links with Australian businessman James Packer, saying the police inquiry it will “find nothing, because there’s nothing there, only friendship”.
Packer has been caught ..

Malaysian claims investigation into Kim Jong Nam’s death impartial

| February 21, 2017 | | 0

Beijing, Feb 21: Malaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang says the investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler Kim Jong-un is being conducted in an impartial manner.
Mohamad Nizan Mohamad spoke on Tuesday in Beijing, while in transit to Malaysia to where he had been recalled following the death of Kim Jong Nam.
Kim Jong-un, whose half brother was killed in Malaysia last week
Kim appeared to have been poisoned at Kuala Lumpur's international airport.

Uber launches ‘urgent investigation’ into sexual harassment claims

| February 20, 2017 | | 0

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the allegations were ‘against everything we believe in’. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters A former Uber engineer has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, claiming that management repeatedly dismissed her complaints, protected a repeat offender and threatened to fire her for raising conc..

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