More data hacks could emerge from probe: US officials

Following disclosures of devastating breaches of US government computer networks, officials told lawmakers Tuesday even more intrusions may be discovered with investigations and deployment of new security tools.

China arrests former senior energy executive after graft probe

A former senior executive at the state-run China Southern Power Grid has been arrested for suspected bribery, the state prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Israeli probe defends 'lawful' Gaza war actions

Israel on Sunday defended its conduct in the 2014 Gaza war as both "lawful" and "legitimate" in a detailed inter-ministerial report which was roundly rejected by the Palestinians.

Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`
Israel probe says Gaza war actions `legitimate`, `lawful`

Israel did not intentionally target civilians in fighting during the 2014 Gaza war, an inter-ministerial report concluded on Sunday.

Polish prosecutors: US is obstructing CIA prison probe

 The US is hampering Poland's investigation into the secret CIA prison by snubbing repeated requests for vital documents, including the Senate report detailing CIA prison locations and practices, a Polish prosecutor said today.

UN probe of Hammarskjold`s death digs up new information

An investigation into the death of United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold in a mysterious plane crash in southern Africa more than 50 years ago has come up with new information, a UN spokesman said Friday.

Indonesia to probe claims Australia paid boat to turn back

Jakarta vowed Thursday to investigate allegations Australian authorities paid thousands of dollars for a boat carrying 65 asylum seekers to return to Indonesia, as police said an Australian official had questioned the migrants.

Colombian govt, FARC rebels to create truth commission

The Colombian government and FARC guerrillas said Thursday they have agreed at peace talks to set up a truth commission to probe crimes committed during the country`s half-century conflict.

Former South American football boss placed under house arrest
Former South American football boss placed under house arrest

A Paraguayan judge placed the ex-president of the South American Football Confederation, Nicolas Leoz, under house arrest Monday after he was charged in a sweeping US probe of corruption at FIFA.

2013 flood relief scam: Uttarakhand CM orders probe
2013 flood relief scam: Uttarakhand CM orders probe

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday ordered an inquiry into alleged inflated and forged bills submitted by state government officials during the relief works of 2013 floods.

AMU orders probe into medical entrance exam results

The Aligarh Muslim University has ordered a probe into the results of this year's entrance examinations for the MBBS and BDS courses following reports of inconsistencies.

Two firemen killed in Mumbai blaze, probe ordered

Two fire fighters lost their lives while two were injured, one of them critically, while battling a massive blaze in a Mumbai building late on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.

High-powered committee to probe alleged Waqf Board corruption

A high-powered committee led by the Chief Secretary will inquire into alleged corruption in the transfer of land belonging to the Waqf Board, a senior official said here on Friday.

US city mayor asks Justice Department to probe police practices

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has asked the US Justice Department to conduct a civil rights investigation into the city police practices after the death of 25-year-old African-American man Freddie Gray thrusted the city into the vortex of a heated national debate over police brutality in minority neighborhoods.

Mumbai Police station shootout: Senior cop dies, CM Fadnavis orders probe

A senior police official who was allegedly shot at by his deputy before the latter committed suicide inside a police station in suburban Mumbai, succumbed to his wounds, even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday ordered a detailed inquiry into the incident.

Moga incident: Sukhbir Singh Badal assures strictest action against perpetrators

Expressing `deepest sorrow and outrage` over the Moga bus tragedy, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday assured strictest punishment to the perpetrators of the incident.

VHP demands probe against Swami Agnivesh

Claiming that social activist Swami Agnivesh's antecedents were "doubtful", VHP on Saturday demanded a probe into his activities and asked Arya Samaj to clarify whether he is its leader or not.

Julian Assange agrees to be questioned in London: Lawyer

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, his Swedish lawyer Thomas Olsson said on Thursday.

School begins probe into molestation charges against teachers in Maharashtra

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, where at least 49 girl students had last week complained of sexual harassment by their teachers, has launched an internal probe into the alleged offence.

Russia arrests ex-prison chief in $46 mn corruption probe

A Russian court ordered the arrest Tuesday of the former head of the country`s prison system, who is accused of stealing millions from a state contract for electronic bracelets.