Stockpiles must be destroyed to prevent sales of ivory
Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan have twin convictions for cocaine trafficking and went by aliases
Prisoners can continue to use smuggled phones because the Ministry of Justice says jamming equipment is “prohibitively expensive”.
Shops vandalised if businesses failed to purchase overpriced festive flowers
French lawmakers are debating one of Europe's toughest laws against prostitution and sex trafficking. Local movie stars have signed petitions, political parties are split, and sex workers complain the government is doing them out of a living. France is divided over a bid to crack down on prostitution.
The exhumation in the district of Chungui in Peru brings back traumatic memories for survivors of the internal conflict of 1980-2000, in which soldiers and their paramilitary allies dismembered and killed women and children left behind by fleeing Shining Path rebels.
Both were arrested last week, accused of keeping three women as domestic slaves
"Without a doubt this is probably the most personal question I think I could ever answer. This is a question I have been asking myself for a very long time now, and I am just coming to grips with the answers I have found. To say my answer is complex, and that I am going to have difficulties expressing exactly how I have felt, and still feel about murdering someone, is an understatement.
50-year-old former Interpol target number one had agents, fixers and alliances across drug-dealing world to become one of the key figures in the global trade
Figure is £1 billion higher than in the previous period
MPs says Treasury is being cheated by firms that deliberately flood European markets
Home Secretary, Theresa May, accused of presiding over a 'catalogue of chaos' at ports and airports
Migrants were crammed into small vessel that caught fire close to the coast of Italy
Anyone caught with up to 10 grams of the drug will be let off with a CHF 100 (£68) fine and it will not go on their criminal record
The illegal ivory haul has estimated street value of $1.5m
Guilty pleas entered by two women caught attempting to smuggle cocaine out of Peru will be contested by prosecutors who claim the pair have stuck to an “unbelievable story”.