Organized crime

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 2nd, 2013
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By Meron Estefanos From 20 to 21 April 2013, I attended the 2nd High-Level Tana Forum on Security in Africa, which was conducted under the theme: “Security and Organized Crime in Africa.” In attendance were several heads of states and former presidents, ambassadors, policy makers from reg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 12th, 2012
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Valentin KATASONOV Part I As noted in the previous part of the paper, the global drug mafia is a three-level formation. The strategic objectives pursued at the executive Level 3 are: • The whitewashing of the cash flows generated by drug sales; • Revenue investment in various sectors of the economy; ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 24th, 2011
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Bissau – Guinea Bissau’s attorney general on Wednesday said the anti-drug fight in the country, a key transit hub for drugs headed to Europe, was in disarray. “There is total discord in the fight against drug trafficking. It is necessary to determine each body’s areas of inter...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 14th, 2011
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Mexico City – A clash between soldiers and alleged criminals left 14 dead in the eastern Mexican city of Xalapa, authorities said Friday. Two soldiers were among those killed in the clash late Thursday, while the 12 others killed were alleged criminals, said Rene Aguilar Paez, Army commander of...
By benim
In Middle East
Dec 25th, 2010
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BAGHDAD — When police came hunting for a 19-year-old woman they believed had been recruited by al-Qaida to be a suicide bomber in a town north of Baghdad, they found she was already dead: Slain by her father, who told police he strangled his daughter out of shame and then cut her throat. The killing ...
By benim
In Canada
Dec 21st, 2010
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VANCOUVER – More than 100 Canadian-Arab Christians are listed on an al-Qaida affiliated website, apparently targeted because of their alleged role in attempting to convert Muslims. Some of those named say concerned Canadian intelligence officials have contacted them. The Shumukh-al-Islam websit...
By benim
In Asia
Nov 11th, 2010
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A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo says at least seven people are suspected of involvement in an international organ trafficking network. In the indictment, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, the prosecutor alleges “the organized criminal group” trafficked persons into Kosovo f...
By benim
In Middle East
Nov 4th, 2010
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One of the al-Qaeda plane bombs from the Yemen discovered by security services was disarmed just 17 minutes before it was set to go off, it has been claimed. Anwar Al-Awlaki; America and the war on Yemen – talking about Omar Farooq Scotland Yard explosives officers found a device hidden in a pr...
By benim
In Middle East
Oct 31st, 2010
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Yemen freed on Sunday a female suspect detained in connection with explosive packages sent from Yemen and bound for the United States on condition that she appears when summoned for questioning, a relative said. Asked if the woman had been released, a family member who refused to be identified, repli...
By benim
In Europe
Oct 31st, 2010
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A female engineering student has been arrested in Yemen on suspicion of posting the packages containing bombs found on two cargo jets in Dubai and Britain. The 22-year-old woman, named locally as Hanan al Samawi, was traced through a phone number left with a cargo company. Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen&#...