US President Donald Trump faced two deadlines in Congress on Sunday as Democrats prepared to shift the focus of their impeachment inquiry from fact-finding to the consideration of possible charges of misconduct over his dealings with Ukraine.
A US diplomat who is a key witness in the impeachment inquiry into the US president said on Wednesday Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani efforts to push Ukrainian president for investigations into Trump’s political rivals “were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit” for the Ukrainian leader.
The US House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his request that a foreign power investigate a domestic political rival is set to intensify this week, with testimony due from witnesses concerning allegations made by a whistle-blower within the US intelligence community.
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.