Defence Secretary Luis Cresencio Sandoval offers blow-by-blow description of battles that killed 10 military personnel and 19 suspected members of Sinaloa drug cartel during Mexico's operation to nab Ovidio Guzman.
An international operation seized 30 tonnes of drugs from a cartel that controlled a third of Europe’s cocaine trade, leading to 49 arrests in various European countries and the UAE.
The riots left "15 people dead and 20 injured," said a spokesperson for the SNAI, the agency that manages Ecuador's prisons.
Funds were detected through more than 20,000 suspicious activity reports flagged by the South American country's financial crimes unit for over three years, officials say.
Mexican authorities found the drugs concealed in two trailers on a highway on the edge of the city believing it was coming from Colombia.
Australian police warn of an operation to contain some 51 Italian crime clans that it says are "washing billions of dollars a year through the Australian economy" while flooding the country with illicit drugs.
Latest grisly prison riot in the South American country leaves at least 43 inmates dead while more than 100 others are still at large, officials say.
Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 34, had been on death row for over a decade after he was convicted of trafficking about 43 grams of heroin into Singapore.
Juan Orlando Hernandez is extradited to the US where he is set to face drug trafficking charges, capping a dramatic fall from grace after the conservative leader left office earlier this year.
From Latin America to the Middle East, the US government has a history of turning its back on former allies like Panama’s Manuel Noriega who was toppled from power and jailed in America.
Former president Juan Orlando Hernandez is detained after leaving his house in capital Tegucigalpa, in a dramatic fall from grace only weeks after leaving power.
Nearly nine million pills of Captagon, an amphetamine-type stimulant, seized at Beirut airport, officials say.
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