Operation Thunderball spanned 109 countries and resulted in more than 1,800 seizures of primates, big cats, reptiles and other creatures.
He will succeed China’s Meng Hongwei, who disappeared in September and later resigned after Chinese authorities said he was being investigated for suspected bribery.
Meng Hongwei's wife says she received a threatening phone call from a man speaking Chinese one week after her husband went missing.
Meng Hongwei is the latest high-ranking official to fall victim to a sweeping crackdown by the ruling Communist Party on perceived disloyalty.
Meng Hongwei stepped down as head of the international police agency days after his wife reported him missing.
Meng Hongwei hasn't been seen since he traveled to China late last month, his wife told police.
Browder tweeted about the saga in Madrid.
Each day, more than 28,000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict or persecution. To believe that migrants
The FDA issued warning letters and seized nearly 100 website domain names.
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Ramush Haradinaj, the former Prime Minister of Kosovo, was arrested in Paris on January 4 under a 11-year old Interpol warrant requested by Serbia. The Government of Serbia demands France extradite Haradinaj to face war crimes charges.
Believed to have been first organized by Serbian national Dragan Mikić, and named after the successful and beloved series of crime comedy films, the Pink Panthers is the moniker used for the network of thieves by Interpol.
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It is absurd and Kafkaeasque that a world class abuser of the rule of law like Russia should have the ability to co-opt an intergovernmental organization to target its political opponents for arrest globally.
We know that poaching networks have become professionalized. They are large, well-resourced and sophisticated. Defeating them is not easy. To save elephants from the threat of extinction we need to be able to predict poaching attacks and catch poachers before they kill, not just chase them after the elephants are dead.
Should crimes against the environment and animals be addressed by an international criminal code and prosecuted by an international tribunal, particularly if national courts are unwilling, unable or deemed inadequate?
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To date attacks against tourists have occurred along the North African side of the Mediterranean. The fear is that such attacks may spillover to the European side of the Mediterranean as well. Tunisia's response notwithstanding, most Mediterranean tourist venues have minimal security.
Sadly, more bad news is expected. Clearly this is no time for easing up on our efforts to protect Africa's elephants. Indeed, there is a need for redoubled efforts.
The U.S. is offering its largest bounty in a cyber crime case ever for a Russian hacker on the FBI’s most wanted list.
This last weekend KROQ brought their 25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas to the newly renovated Forum.