After a short but dramatic chase, Ukrainian authorities arrested on Wednesday four men for having tried to kill the alleged boss of a Montenegrin criminal clan that has been involved in a bloody war with a rival gang over control of cocaine smuggling from South America.
The Dutch government is looking to hire 445 more officers for a specialized narcotics unit, as the fallout continues from the assassination of a criminal defense lawyer.
South African politicians have claimed that a local councillor, gunned down just weeks after receiving a death threat, was killed for her "fight against corruption", local media reported Tuesday.
Authorities in Serbia and Montenegro have in the past five years solved only four out of 83 murders that appear to be gang-related, Serbia’s Crime and Corruption Reporting Network, KRIK, said Monday.
Mexican officials said Monday they found at the bottom of a ravine the charred remains of journalist Salvador Adame, who was missing since he was kidnapped six weeks ago.
An Iranian-born businessman sentenced in absentia for spreading "propaganda" against the country’s Islamic government was shot dead in Istanbul on Saturday, media reported.
Miroslava Breach, 58, a Mexican journalist who specialized in organized crime and corruption, was shot eight times in her car Thursday morning as she pulled out of her drive in state capital Chihuahua to take her son to school.
The Montenegrin government decided to issue a reward for information on the identity of those behind the 2004 murder of Dusko Jovanovic, the celebrated founder and chief editor of Dan, Montenegro's highest-circulation daily newspaper.
This week, OCCRP partner re:Baltica published a series of investigations into the business dealings of Uzbekistan’s elite in Latvia with stories of fraud, bribery and attempted assassination.
The Russian Investigative Committee claims it has closed the case on the murder of Boris Nemtsov, reported Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his security chief ‘probably’ approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006, according to a report by the Litvinenko Inquiry released this morning, reported the BBC.
An inquest into the November 2012 death of Russian tycoon Alexander Perepilichny has been further delayed because Surrey police invoked public interest immunity (PII) to withhold 49 key documents in relation to the case, reported The Sun.
Almost two years after receiving a presidential pardon from Russian President Vladimir Putin, former oil billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been summoned to Moscow for questioning in a criminal case, reported Bloomberg.
A Russian whistleblower who died unexpectedly while jogging may have been poisoned by Russian spies with a rare toxin from the gelsemium elegans plant, a pre-inquest hearing was told on Monday.
Thousands of opposition activists took to the streets in Tirana on Thursday, as Albania’s government sank further into a row over accusations that the speaker of Parliament ordered hits on two MPs.
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