Romanian authorities arrested a man thought to have been trafficking drugs and found he was a violent criminal wanted internationally for murder, according to police and local news sources.
A court in Bosnia and Herzegovina has delivered a prison sentence of 40 years to an organized crime kingpin who murdered five people including a pregnant woman, whom he buried in decorators' plaster.
An ally of the former President Yanukovych, Oleg Kalashnikov, was found dead at his home in Kiev on Wednesday evening.
Turkish police have arrested three men in connection with the murder of Tajik opposition leader Umarali Kuvatov, who was shot and killed in Istanbul last Thursday.
Bulgarian police believe that a Varna-based murder-for-hire gang was behind the recent murders of two high-profile businessmen.
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