Crime

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to…

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to…

Published 15/02/2019

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first [more…]

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Singapore police raid Wirecard office following FT reports

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore police raided the premises of German payments company Wirecard in the city state on Friday following a series of investigative reports [more…]

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday, after he [more…]

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify on Friday before the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said on [more…]

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

German authorities probe potential Huawei security risks: Funke

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s federal cybersecurity agency is investigating whether China’s Huawei Technologies could be a security threat after warnings from other countries, the Funke [more…]

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Florida wins its first passing grade on annual gun-safety report card

Florida wins its first passing grade on annual gun-safety report card

Published 08/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida earned a passing grade for the first time on an annual gun-safety report card compiled by a prominent advocacy group, [more…]

House panel pledges to work with acting AG on hearing-related concerns

House panel pledges to work with acting AG on hearing-related concerns

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Thursday the panel was ready to work with acting Attorney General Matthew [more…]

Drugmakers say UK could lose out on EU anti-counterfeit drugs push

Drugmakers say UK could lose out on EU anti-counterfeit drugs push

Published 08/02/2019

(Reuters) - Drugmakers warned on Friday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal next month Britons could miss out on an EU-wide [more…]

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale

Published 07/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The ability of the weak to hold their own against the powerful loomed over the first day of the Berlinale, in which [more…]