Investigation

ATHENS, Greece | Greek police hunt for 2 fugitives who escaped prison

ATHENS, Greece — Jan 02, 2019—Greek police have launched a manhunt for two inmates who escaped from Greece’s largest prison at Korydallos, west of Athens, apparently by cutting the bars of their cell and scaling the prison walls. Police said Wednesday the two men, brothers who were convicted of thefts and robberies, apparently escaped after … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greek police hunt for 2 fugitives who escaped prison

BERLIN | Germany: airport security returning to normal after scare

BERLIN— German authorities say an investigation of suspected attempts to scope out operations at airports in Germany and France has not turned up any indications that an attack was being planned. Police stepped up security at airports in southwestern Germany this week after two men were spotted apparently observing security checks in Stuttgart and authorities … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany: airport security returning to normal after scare

MOSCOW | Russian regulator launches probe into BBC’s operations

MOSCOW— Russia’s media regulator says it has launched an investigation into the Russian operations of the BBC. Friday’s announcement comes a day after British broadcasting regulator Ofcom said that Kremlin-funded television channel RT broke impartiality rules in covering the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy. Ofcom said it was considering “statutory sanctions” against the company, which … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian regulator launches probe into BBC’s operations

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wishes Flynn ‘good luck’ before sentencing

WASHINGTON— The Latest on former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation (all times local): 7:05 a.m. President Donald Trump is wishing ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn “good luck” in court as Flynn awaits sentencing for lying to the FBI. Trump tweeted hours before Flynn’s sentencing Tuesday in federal court in Washington … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wishes Flynn ‘good luck’ before sentencing

WASHINGTON | Flynn heads to sentencing, with ‘Good luck’ wish from Trump

WASHINGTON  — Michael Flynn will likely walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which he lied about his Russian contacts. The former Trump national security adviser’s lawyers have suggested … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Flynn heads to sentencing, with ‘Good luck’ wish from Trump

BERLIN | 5 Frankfurt police suspected of sharing far-right images

BERLIN — German authorities say five Frankfurt police officers are under investigation over allegations they shared far-right images, videos and texts in a chat group with one another. The dpa news agency reported a special Hesse state police task force began working Monday on the case overseen by the Frankfurt prosecutors’ office. The five police … Continue reading BERLIN | 5 Frankfurt police suspected of sharing far-right images