Law Enforcement

Mexico probes Wal-Mart bribery allegations

Investigators are looking into allegations that US retail giant Wal-Mart's unit in Mexico paid bribes to officials to speed the opening of stores during its expansion push in the country in the past decade, the Mexican government said.

Bo ran wire-tapping system to spy on top officials

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Fallen Chinese leader Bo Xilai ran an eavesdropping operation on an extensive wire-tapping system to spy on top...

UN officials welcome court’s guilty verdict in Charles Taylor trial

United Nations officials today welcomed the welcomed the guilty verdict handed down against former Liberian President Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL).

Hamilton Township Mayor Charged with Attempted Extortion

The mayor of Hamilton Township, New Jersey surrendered this morning to FBI agents to face allegations he took $12,400 in bribes in exchange for his official influence over a health insurance brokerage contract with the township’s school district, U.S...

Singapore aims to become Asia's intellectual property hub

Singapore's Minister for Law Mr. K Shanmugan said his country aims to expand potential growth in demand for intellectual property (IP) service and become an IP hub in the region.

Britain refuses to deport Musharraf citing capital punishment law in Pakistan

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The British government has indicated it won't handover former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan because...

Judge killed in ambush in Philippines

A trial court judge was killed in an ambush Tuesday night in central Philippine province of Negros Occidental, police said on Wednesday.

Engineer Arrested in BP Oil Spill Case

The U.S. Justice Department says a former engineer for the oil giant BP has been arrested on charges of intentionally destroying evidence related to the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.