Top Republican leaders back Russia election hack inquiry

Top Republican leaders back Russia election hack inquiry

Congress’ top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help Donald Trump win, suggesting potential battles ahead with the incoming president over Moscow and US intelligence. Meanwhile, Trump said he would announce his choice for secretary of state Tuesday morning. He has chosen Exxon Mobil […]

UN rights forum launches Burundi inquiry

UN rights forum launches Burundi inquiry

The top U.N. human rights forum agreed on Friday to set up a commission of inquiry to identify perpetrators of killings and torture in Burundi and ensure that they are brought to justice. The panel would build on the work of U.N. experts who looked into the suspected torture and murder of government opponents. They […]

France orders Nice policing inquiry after Bastille Day attack

France orders Nice policing inquiry after Bastille Day attack

France’s government said on Thursday it was ordering an inquiry into security arrangements for the July 14 festivities in Nice, amid mounting anger at the failure to prevent a truck driver from ramming the crowd of revellers. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the national police inspectorate would lead the investigation, a week after Tunisia-born Mohamed […]