Prepared to face any investigation, says Kerala CM

 Making it clear that he had no plans to resign, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, against whom a vigilance court had ordered further investigation for alleged corruption in the setting up of an effluent treatment plant at a state-owned firm, today said he was prepared to face any probe.

US Army starts questioning Bergdahl about capture

The US Army and a defense attorney say military investigators have begun questioning Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban.

US `deeply concerned` Ukraine crash investigators denied access

Top US diplomat John Kerry told his Russian counterpart Saturday that Washington was "deeply concerned" that international investigators were being denied access to the Malaysian jet`s crash site in Ukraine.

Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

The lawyer representing Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has said that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the US Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban.

China probes another official linked to powerful ex-security chief

Chinese authorities are probing another senior figure for graft, officials said Tuesday, the latest politician with links to the country`s former security chief to face investigation.

Britain pledges to investigate child sex abuse conspiracy claims

Britain pledged on Monday to investigate allegations that politicians may have sexually abused children in the 1980s and then used their position to scuttle attempts to uncover their crimes.

US asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem

The United States called for speedy investigation of an incident in which a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent appeared to have been badly beaten by Israeli paramilitary police during riots in East Jerusalem.

UNAMI asks Iraq to investigate abduction of foreign nationals

The UN mission in Iraq has asked authorities there to investigate the incidents of extrajudicial killings and abductions, including those of Indian and Turkish nationals and bring the perpetrators to justice.

HC directs Govt to furnish details of probe in children case

Kerala High Court today directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state.

Congress demands CBI probe into MPPEB scam

Congress today demanded a CBI probe into alleged Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam relating to use of fradulent means in premedical tests and recruitment to government services.

BJP demands independent CBI, ED probe into irrigation scam

BJP has demanded an independent probe by the CBI and the ED into alleged irregular financial transactions worth Rs 20000 crore which fell outside the scope of the Chitale Committee, which probed the irrigation scam in Maharashtra.

Panel formed to investigate Karachi Airport attacks

The police have constituted an inquiry committee to investigate the terror attacks at the Karachi International Airport, media reported Thursday.

S. Korea parliament to begin ferry disaster probe

South Korea`s parliament is to open an investigation into the ferry disaster that has left 300 people dead or missing, politicians confirmed today, as the government counters criticism of its handling of the tragedy.

Central Africa requests ICC investigation into violence

The Central African government announced on Wednesday that it had requested the International Criminal Court to investigate the most serious crimes committed during more than a year of violent unrest.

Kyrgyzstan national charged with hampering Boston bombing probe

U.S. officials on Friday charged a Kyrgyzstan national who bought dinner for the accused Boston Marathon bombers the night of the attack with interfering with the investigation into the deadly bombing.

Allahabad HC issues guidelines for ordering `transfer of investigation`

The Allahabad High Court has ruled that transfer of investigation in criminal cases cannot become "a tool in the hands of the accused" for prolonging the probe.

OPCW team visits Syria chlorine site after attack: Rebels

A Syrian rebel commander said a team from the world`s chemical weapons watchdog investigating an alleged chlorine attack against rebel-held Kafr Zita managed to visit the town on Tuesday, hours after coming under attack.

South Korea parliament to begin ferry disaster probe, govt counters criticism

South Korea`s parliament is to open an investigation into the ferry disaster that has left 300 people dead or missing, politicians confirmed Sunday, as the government counters criticism of its handling of the tragedy.

France opens probe into MH370 crash: Judicial source

Paris prosecutors have launched a judicial investigation for involuntary homicide following the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, a judicial source said Friday.

Student dies in school, police starts investigation

A class one student collapsed and died in a renowned school here today, with the police launching an investigation.