British police drop probe against King Charles’ charity
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London's Metropolitan police said they would take no further action following their investigation into The Prince's Trust. Media reports had suggested a Saudi businessman was offered honors in return for donations.
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A major effort to identify bodies has begun in India's eastern Odisha state as the death toll from Friday's railway disaster climbed to 288. A high-level investigation into the accident is underway.
The Justice Department is investigating Trump's handling of classified documents after he left office. Around 100 documents marked classified were seized from his Florida residence.
The referral is the second time the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has appealed to the ICC, after an initial referral in 2004 that convicted three former militia leaders.
Police have searched properties belonging to the Catholic Church's representative in Cologne amid accusations that Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki covered up sexual abuse cases.
Almost a decade ago, 43 students went missing in southern Mexico while traveling by bus to the capital. The government alleges that a criminal gang killed them. So far, the remains of only three victims have been found.
The former US president said he expects to be indicted over the Capitol riots, citing the special counsel overseeing the probe.
The probe into thousands of killings in the "war on drugs" will continue, after the International Criminal Court rejected an appeal from the Philippines. The move was hailed by human rights groups.
The refusal comes days after the ICC said it would relaunch its probe into an anti-drug crackdown that killed thousands. Manila and the ICC are at loggerheads over the question of jurisdiction.
A former government minister is investigated for corruption in Ghana. The inquiry comes after Cecilia Abena Dapaah reported her housekeeper for stealing a large sum of money, but prosecutors want to know where the money came from. Also in this edition: at least 30 people have been killed by a building collapse in Cameroon.
The EU said it was concerned over Microsoft tying its Teams app to popular Office products, saying that could grant it "a distribution advantage by not giving customers the choice" to opt for other similar apps.
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