Crime & Quarantine: How the Pandemic is Squeezing Italian Crime Groups
It was a glimpse of a glow of a cigarette behind the shutters of an abandoned house that led Italian police to the crime...
When a US federal judge sentences two Venezuelan drug smugglers, perhaps later this month, it will mark the final chapter of a story worthy of the Netflix series “Narcos.”
A major Swedish engineering company, Bombardier Transportation AB, is suspected of channeling millions of dollars in bribes to unidentified Azerbaijani officials through a shadowy company registered in the United Kingdom.
On the early morning of Dec. 12, 2012, police came to the home of Miroslav Miskovic, one of Serbia’s most prominent businessmen, and escorted him into a car as cameras rolled. In no time, his arrest on allegations of corruption that cost the state €33 million (US$ 34.47 million) was breaking news on every Serbian television station and web portal.
Zagreb sold a record amount of aging weapons and ammunition to Saudi Arabia in 2016, ignoring evidence the arms are regularly being diverted to Syria.
Khadija Ismayilova began her video conference to a room of parliamentarians in Brussels by apologizing to the people of her Baku neighborhood for losing Internet and electricity because of her.
Minutes after being saved by the crew of the rescue vessel Topaz Responder in late November, Mohamed , an asylum seeker from Cote d’Ivoire collapsed on the deck as he recounted the journey that brought him through Africa, into the Mediterranean, and to the edge of a watery death.
On the night of Oct. 13, 2016, Aleksandar Stankovic’s car pulled toward an intersection in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, sliding to a halt beside a darkened BMW where two men sat inside unseen, cradling automatic weapons.
A secretive VIP jet charter business that may have helped officials flee Ukraine as the government of Viktor Yanukovych collapsed appears closely linked to the business empire of current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been named 2016’s Person of the Year by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). The award recognizes the individual who has done the most in the world to advance organized criminal activity and corruption.
Nikolay Tokarev, a major general in the Russian secret service, is a long-time associate of Vladimir Putin. Tokarev, 65, and Putin served as KGB agents together in Dresden, East Germany, in the 1980s.
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