[BOGOTA] Colombian officials have ordered a probe following the daring escape in Bogota of an imprisoned ex-senator from a medical centre where she had gone to see a dentist.

[LONDON] The British government has ordered a probe into the role of Thomas Cook Group Plc management in the collapse of the 178-year-old tour operator, which cost thousands of jobs and left...

[SEOUL] South Korean prosecutors raided the home of Justice Minister Cho Kuk, the Yonhap News Agency reported, as part of a widening corruption investigation that has already dented support for...

THE headwinds against the US information technology giants that have Internet market dominance have apparently intensified further, according to an editorial in the Yomiuri Shimbun.

THE US Department of Justice is investigating Deutsche Bank AG as part of a broadened probe of Malaysia's scandal-plagued 1MDB investment fund, according to a person with knowledge of the matter...

THE Reckitt Benckiser Group has agreed to pay as much as US$1.4 billion to settle an investigation into the sales and marketing of a treatment for opioid addiction by its former unit Indivior.

US ANTITRUST officials are investigating potentially anti-competitive practices in the residential real estate brokerage business, with a focus on compensation to brokers and restrictions on their...

THE BROAD VIEW

CORPORATIONS cannot seem to avoid misconduct. Ford Motor recently announced a criminal probe of its emissions and fuel economy testing, federal investigators are examining Goldman Sachs'...

THEY have been reading The New York Times and The Washington Post every morning as they sip their espresso and check their emails in the morning. And while they were running on the treadmill or...

[GENEVA] Conservation group WWF has said it will commission an independent investigation into a media report alleging it backs anti-poaching units responsible for murder, torture and other serious...