Europe: France: Investigators Tie I.M.F. Chief to Fraud Inquiry Involving Sarkozy
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was made an “assisted witness” on Friday in an investigation into allegations of possible fraud and misuse of public funds.
39 music school teachers face inquiry relating to sexual abuse
Thirty-nine teachers from two leading music schools in Manchester are under investigation in relation to allegation of pupils who were sexually abused.
Japan softens WWII 'sex slave' denials
Prime minister acknowledges investigation into allegations that troops coerced women in sexual slavery was limited.
Italy Seeks Quick Trial in Finmeccanica Case
An Italian public prosecutor has called for a quick trial of Giuseppe Orsi, former boss of Finmeccanica, after concluding an investigation into allegations of bribery to win a helicopter contract in India.
Celebrity Publicist Charged in U.K. Sex-Abuse Case
Authorities charged Maxwell Clifford with sexually assaulting teenage girls, marking the biggest development in an investigation sparked by allegations of abuse against the deceased BBC icon Jimmy Savile.