US Congress to set up commission to investigate Capitol attack

Independent commission will ‘get to the truth’ about January 6 mob attack, says Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The United States Congress will establish an independent commission to investigate and report on the January 6 siege of the US Capitol, a top Democratic Party lawmaker said on Monday. US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]

India to investigate protest ‘toolkit’ shared by Greta Thunberg

Creators of a farmers’ protest toolkit shared by teenage Swedish climate activist to be probed by the New Delhi police. The creators of an Indian farmers’ protest “toolkit” shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will be investigated by police, authorities said, claiming it was designed to “encourage disaffection and ill-will” against the government. Tens […]

Mexico asks US to investigate ‘invented’ case against ex-minister

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the US should probe the case against former minister Salvador Cienfuegos. Mexico said on Friday that the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should carry out an internal investigation into the conduct of its case against a former defence minister, in a new test of bilateral ties with […]

Elijah McClain: Colorado calls grand jury to investigate death

Philip Weiser opens grand jury investigation into the death of McCain, 23, killed while in Colorado police custody in 2019. Colorado Attorney General Philip Weiser has convened a grand jury to investigate the 2019 death of unarmed Black man Elijah McClain, according to reports. Public outcry grew as details emerged following McClain’s death following a […]

US legislators vow to investigate police after breach of Capitol

Lawmakers to investigate whether a lack of preparedness allowed a mob to occupy and vandalise the building. US legislators have pledged to conduct an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol, questioning whether a lack of preparedness allowed a mob to occupy and vandalise the building. The US Capitol Police, […]

Police investigate after Breonna Taylor statue defaced in Oakland

Authorities yet to name suspect or motive for statue’s destruction, which sculptor calls ‘act of racist aggression’. The Oakland Police Department said late on Monday they were investigating what appeared to be an act of vandalism after a statue of Breonna Taylor erected to honour her memory was smashed in Oakland, California. Oakland police have […]

Argentine prosecutors investigate death of football star Maradona

Officials order search of properties of Maradona’s personal doctor days after the football legend’s sudden death. Argentine justice officials are investigating the death of soccer star Diego Maradona and ordered the search of properties of his personal doctor on Sunday, a local prosecutor’s office said. Maradona died at age 60 of a heart attack on […]