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Italy's anti-mafia investigators on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for dozens of people suspected for taking part in ring to smuggle people from southern Asia to Europe.
A court in Helsinki on Friday convicted four Latvians of smuggling 82 immigrants, mostly Afghans and Iraqis, into Finland
A top Afghan drug lord jailed in the United States since 2008 was for years on the US payroll as an informant for the CIA and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), The New York Times said Saturday
Russia and the United States have uncovered a cocaine trade scheme involving a high-profile Russian impresario eager to set up business in Moscow's expensive night clubs, Russia's top drugs control officer said Monday
Wholesale cocaine prices have reached record levels despite a huge drop in seizures of the drug, police said today
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has published its 2010 World Drug Report, and corruption and a lack of sufficient regional cooperation in transit countries, including in the Balkans, are noted as factors that facilitate drug trafficking
Drug police have seized 320 kilograms (705 lbs) of Afghan hashish worth some 96 million rubles ($3.1 million) in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg, Russia’s drug control chief said on Monday
Russia’s drug control chief, who is currently on a visit to Beijing, said on Thursday his Chinese colleagues shared Russia’s concerns about the growing drug threat from Afghanistan
Authorities have announced that they will crack down on cannabis growers and traffickers –but should they really tell them in advance?
On March 24, Russia and NATO discussed efforts to combat drug trafficking in Afghanistan at an extended meeting of the NATO-Russia Council in Brussels