‘We suffocated for a long time’, S Africa nightclub survivor says | Investigation News

A patron who was present as 21 young people mysteriously died at a local nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province has shed more light on what happened at the scene. Authorities said, at 4am on Sunday, the local police station received several frantic phone calls from people … Read more

German-funded inquiry into DRC atrocities slammed as ‘cover-up’ | Investigation News

A series of audio recordings, images and leaked documents obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) appear to show the failures of a German government-funded inquiry into reports of killings at the Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Commission of Inquiry, which investigated allegations that park guards and … Read more

Paul Haggis arrested in Italy, faces sexual assault charges

Canadian film director Paul Haggis was detained on Sunday for investigation of allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in southern Italy, Italian news media said, quoting local prosecutors. The London, Ont., born, Oscar-winning Haggis, 69, has been in Italy for a film festival that begins on Tuesday in Ostuni, a tourist town in Puglia, … Read more

AFL to investigate Demons restaurant fight that left Jake Melksham needing surgery

The AFL will investigate Melbourne star Steven May’s alcohol-fuelled restaurant fight with teammate Jake Melksham that has embarrassed the reigning premiers. Key points: Jake Melksham and Steven May brawled inside and outside Prahran restaurant Entrecote on Sunday night Gillon McLachlan said it was a “poor look” for the club Melbourne has lost two in a … Read more

Can the Jan. 6 Committee Break Through in Prime Time?

Over the past year, the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack has reportedly conducted more than 1,000 interviews and amassed more than 100,000 documents. What the panel uncovered hased behind closed doors has largely stayed there, with the exception of some leaks and one public hearing in July 2021. That’s set to … Read more

Supreme Court Clerks Reportedly Consider Lawyering Up As Roe Leak Probe Escalates

The hunt for the source of the leaked draft ruling to overturn Roe v. wade is intensifying inside the Supreme Court, where officials are “taking steps to require law clerks to provide cell phone records and sign affidavits,” CNN reported Tuesday. This unprecedented move is reportedly rattling some law clerks, who are “apparently so alarmed,” … Read more

How ‘alternative facts’ threaten US democracy | Investigation

On a crisp, sunny day in Maryland, United States, in March 2021, President Joe Biden sprang onto the red carpet-lined steps of Air Force One. Four seconds after he began climbing to the aircraft’s entrance, he slipped. He reached down, steadied himself on one of the steps with his left hand, and started climbing again. … Read more

Former King Juan Carlos Will Return to Spain After Living in Self-Imposed Exile For Two Years

King Juan Carlosthe former king of Spain, will head home for the first time in two years after living in self-imposed exile in the United Arab Emirates since August 2020. Spain’s royal palace confirmed on Wednesday that Juan Carlos will briefly return to his home country on Thursday, May 19 after previously fleeing the country … Read more

India’s markets regulator probes Axis Asset Management | Business and Economy News

Axis AMC, which is India’s seventh largest asset manager, is being probed for alleged front-running by two officials. by Suvashree Ghosh and Nupur Acharya and Ashutosh JoshiBloomberg Published On 10 May 202210 May 2022 The Indian partner of global money manager Schroders Plc is under investigation by the country’s capital markets regulator for alleged front-running … Read more

Xiaomi accuses Indian agency of ‘physical violence’ threats | Business and Economy News

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp has alleged its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion during questioning by India’s financial crime fighting agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) warned the company’s former India managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, current Chief Financial Officer Sameer BS … Read more