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Man burgles friend's house hours after he dies in car accident

Zaragoza - A man has been arrested in Valareña, Zaragoza after allegedly breaking into and robbing the home of a friend, only hours after he and two others died in a serious car crash.

Italian Mafia murders three-year-old boy and family

Cosenza - Italian police are investigating the death of a three-year-old boy who was discovered in a burned-out car over the weekend.

Mexican security forces step between vigilantes and drug cartel

Apatzingan - A combined force of Mexican security forces, army and federal police, Tuesday, launched a major operation in the Mexican state of Michoacan aimed at ending violent clashes between armed vigilantes and members of the Knights Templar drug cartel.

Confirmed: DEA helped Mexican cartel smuggle drugs into US

US government officials secretly met and struck deals with the leaders of Mexico's most notorious drug cartel, allowing it to traffic billions of dollars worth of dangerous drugs into the United States in exchange for information on rival cartels.

Mexican 'fake reporters' returned home to finish prison sentences

A group of 18 Mexican nationals were repatriated from a Nicaraguan prison to finish their 18-year sentences after attempting to smuggle $9.2 million worth of drug money into the Central American nation under the guise of news reporters.

Review: ‘The Counselor’ doesn’t miss a beat Special

In ‘The Counselor’, a lawyer finds himself running for his life after he overcomes years of resistance and becomes involved in drug trafficking.

French authorities seize record $270 million cocaine haul

Paris - Venezuelan authorities moved swiftly to make a number of arrests associated with a seizure by French police of a huge illicit stash of cocaine aboard an Air France flight from the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, bound for a Paris airport.

With U.S. aid, Honduras building navy bases to fight smuggling

With money from the United States, the Honduran military has built one navy base and plans to build two more in an effort to curb drug trafficking.

Asian crime groups smuggle people into Mexico border towns

Tijuana - Organized crime groups from China, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand are quietly moving drugs, exotic animals and other contraband across the U.S. Mexico border. But their main products are human beings forced into prostitution.

Mexican Vice Admiral Carlos Salazar killed in drug war

Two Mexican navy soldiers, including a vice admiral, were shot dead Sunday in southwestern state of Michoacan, where the military is trying to regain control of areas dominated by warring drug gangs.

Around 34 people are 'executed' daily in Mexico

On average, 34 people die every day in Mexico, in crimes related to drug trafficking and the war on drugs. In the latest numbers released by Mexico’s government, 4,451 people had been murdered in the period between January and April 2013.

Drugs-for-sex ring busted in Nova Scotia

Lunenburg - Five men are under arrest for what Nova Scotia RCMP describe as a ring where prescription drugs were given to young girls in exchange for sex.

Defending drug-traffickers, money-launderers and shoplifters

Santiago - Criminal lawyer Helhue Sukni enjoys an excellent reputation among her clients who recommend her without hesitation. Among her usual clientele are some of Chile’s most infamous drug traffickers and serious offenders. Now she’s delving in show business.

Drug trafficking granny facing Bali firing squad loses appeal

Bali - British Granny, Lindsay Sandiford, 56, banged up in Bali in January for trafficking £1.6 million (US$2.5 million) worth of cocaine has had her appeal against her death sentence rejected.

EU launches new anti-drug trafficking money-laundering project

The European Union has launched a new project aimed at clamping down on drug trafficking and money laundering in West Africa. It will see to the the EU supporting law enforcement agencies in countries such as Ghana, Nigeria, Cape Verde and Senegal.

Pharma companies funding Interpol to crack down on fake drugs

More than two dozen of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have agreed to provide funding and support to Interpol to prevent the sale and distribution of counterfeit prescription drugs.

Indonesia sentences British woman to death for drug smuggling

Bali - Lindsay Sandiford, a 56-year-old British grandmother, has been sentenced to death by firing squad in Bali, Indonesia for drug smuggling. Sandiford of Gloucestershire was arrested in May last year in Denpasar airport with $2.5 million worth of cocaine.

­Mexican beauty queen killed in shootout with army patrol?

Mocorito - It has been reported that a 20-year-old Mexican beauty queen was shot dead in a gun battle between drug traffickers and an army patrol, in northern Mexico. However, there is doubt as to the correct identity of the young woman.

France’s Minister of Education favours cannabis decriminalisation

On Sunday, France’s Socialist Minister of Education, Vincent Peillon, spoke in favour of the decriminalization of cannabis, principally as a means of combating drug trafficking in French cities.

France: Paris Deputy Mayor arrested for money laundering

Paris - French police have cracked a huge money laundering network linked to drug dealing. Seventeen people have been indicted and will appear in court later. One of the accused is Florence Lamblin, a Paris Deputy Mayor and leading member of France's Green Party.

Deadly shootout at Mexico airport, 3 police officers dead

Three police officers were killed in a deadly shootout at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City yesterday.

Pot ring busted-19 arrests made, more than $1 million in drugs

Discovery Bay - Contra Costa County concluded its year-long federal investigation by arresting 19 people and seizing more than $1 million worth of marijuana, weapons and cash this morning.

Drugs are in the mail? Ontario man charged with importing opium

London - A London, Ontario, man has been charged with several drug-related offences after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Drug Section intercepted a package mailed from Turkey.

El Salvador uses failed ‘iron fist’ policies against rising crime

San Salvador - El Salvador's government has increasingly turned to its military in attempts at curbing escalating crime connected to gang-related drug trafficking, and President Mauricio Funes' actions are called a return to failed "iron fist" policies of the past.

Dozens arrested in Arizona in massive drug smuggling bust

Phoenix - A massive drug smuggling bust that began with a traffic stop in 2010 has resulted in the shutdown of the largest drug smuggling operation ever identified in the state of Arizona.

Police among those among operation Delta blues drug bust

Little Rock - Sworn to uphold the law and to protect the people, five officers were among those arrested on drug trafficking charges in Arkansas.

Police mistake shiitake mushrooms for illegal magic mushrooms

Walterboro - Drug trafficking charges have been dismissed against a South Carolina man after laboratory testing proved the 'magic mushrooms' police seized from the man's home were actually shiitake mushrooms.

US-Mexico border businesses managing, despite drug war reports Special

El Paso - Drug-related violence in Mexico associated with cartel turf wars is having a huge impact on people living within the great country’s borders, but far away from glaring headlines, data essential for economic development reveals a much brighter picture.

Iran threatens unchecked transit of heroin and opium to Europe

Iran has told Europe and the West that it will allow the transit of heroin and opium to pass through its borders unchecked unless it stops receiving criticism over its human rights record.

3 Filipinos executed in China for drug smuggling

Manila - Despite last minute appeals made by the Philippine government for clemency, three Filipinos were executed in China on Wednesday after being convicted for smuggling drugs into the country.
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Mexican federal forces enter the western town of Apatzingan to quell unrest between vigilante groups...
Mexican federal forces enter the western town of Apatzingan to quell unrest between vigilante groups and the Knights Templar drug cartel.
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A fighter with al-Qaida in a propaganda video produced by the terrorist organization. Al-Qaida is st...
A fighter with al-Qaida in a propaganda video produced by the terrorist organization. Al-Qaida is strongly suspected by U.S. officials of trafficking heroin to European cities from Afghanistan to fund it's terrorist activities. As an added bonus, in addition to garnering drug profits the terror group gets to harm and destroy the lives of countless thousands of "infidel" European citizens through heroin addiction.
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No guns! A road sign in Juarez  Mexico
No guns! A road sign in Juarez, Mexico
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An image from a cartoon produced by the al-Qaida organization. Al-Qaida is suspected by U.S. officia...
An image from a cartoon produced by the al-Qaida organization. Al-Qaida is suspected by U.S. officials of trafficking heroin to European cities from Afghanistan to fund it's terrorist activities.
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The amount of foreign drugs form Mexico coming into the United States.
The amount of foreign drugs form Mexico coming into the United States.
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Chocolate Easter eggs (not these ones) were used to hide drugs in the gear stick casing of Fattah Bu...
Chocolate Easter eggs (not these ones) were used to hide drugs in the gear stick casing of Fattah Butt's car.
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Northbound commercial truck traffic from Juárez to El Paso saw a 14 percent increase from 2009 to 2...
Northbound commercial truck traffic from Juárez to El Paso saw a 14 percent increase from 2009 to 2010.
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A leather goods store was found to be involved in money-laundering and drug-trafficking in Torremoli...
A leather goods store was found to be involved in money-laundering and drug-trafficking in Torremolinos, Spain.
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