New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has ordered an independent judicial inquiry into the recent terror attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch to decide whether intelligence services and police could have prevented the killing spree.
Australia's scandal-plagued banks were accused of putting profits before people and of failing to meet ‘basic standards of honesty’ on Friday, as an official inquiry offered a damning assessment of the sector.
Australia will begin a public inquiry, or Royal Commission, into the country’s aged-care sector as a spike in cases of elderly abuse creates a “disturbing trend”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.
The New South Wales Department of Health has announced an inquiry into the disgraced gynecologist Emil Shawky Gayed and his work for at least four public hospitals after an investigation by Guardian Australia.
The United Nations has verified 5,144 civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, mainly from air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition, and an international investigation is urgently needed, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra‘ad al Hussein said on Monday.
US President Donald Trump has appointed longtime legal adviser Marc Kasowitz to represent him as a private attorney on matters related to the investigation into his election campaign's alleged ties to Russia.
Following the revelation that the UK's intelligence agency illegally spied on the human rights organisation Amnesty, three prominent human rights groups have urged the Prime Minister David Cameron to launch an inquiry into how and why the intelligence services spied illegally on Amnesty international.