Will Netanyahu be forced to resign? A guide to the investigation

Will Netanyahu be forced to resign? A guide to the investigation

What is Netanyahu suspected of? Is Israel heading toward elections? Who could possibly replace him as prime minister? As the investigation unfolds, here is a look at what may follow. In what feels like a terrible case of deja vu, Israelis began their new year watching a police convoy enter the home of Prime Minister […]

Head of airline detained in investigation into Chapecoense crash

Head of airline detained in investigation into Chapecoense crash

Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, prosecutors said. Gustavo Vargas, the chief executive, and two other employees of the tiny Bolivia-based charter airline were taken to a prosecutor’s office in […]

French police chief orders investigation after officers hold Paris protest

French police chief orders investigation after officers hold Paris protest

The head of France’s national police force on Tuesday ordered an internal investigation after hundreds of police officers held an unauthorized protest in central Paris overnight. Angry police officers marched on the iconic Champs Elysées boulevard in the French capital after dark on Monday, complaining that they are understaffed and ill-equipped. The rebel police officers, […]

Sarkozy’s former spy chief placed under ‘formal investigation’

Sarkozy’s former spy chief placed under ‘formal investigation’

The former head of France’s DGSI domestic intelligence agency was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions of influence peddling. Squarcini was a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Bernard “The Shark” Squarcini is suspected of using his police contacts to obtain confidential information about investigations for private clients after he was dismissed […]