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The Top News category offers you a selection of crime related news from FLARE news-Observatory. Here, we post those news that have a relevant impact on a specific territory and that are of a particular analytical content.
Mikhail Beketov, the Russian journalist who raised the alarm on the speculations surrounding the Khimki Forest near Moscow, died at 55
Ukraine’s Energy Ministry has come up with amendments to the National Energy Strategy, according to which gas imports will decline from 40 billion cubic meters (bcm) last year to as little as 5 bcm in 2030
When the decision in favour of Poland and Ukraine was made, Grigori Surkis, the president of Ukrainian Football Federation, cheered and called the award of the championship an historical decision.
Top German investigative journalist Jurgen Roth analyzes the (unreasonable) reasons that brought UEFA and FIFA to appoint Poland and Ukraine as host countries for EURO 2012.
774.707 metric tons of high purity cocaine have been seized worldwide in 2011. The data definitively prove that the world production estimate of cocaine provided by the U.S. State Department (700 metric tons) is wrong.
After the release of Narcoleaks' article on world production and seizures of cocaine, the White House marked the whistleblower's analysis as "flawed". Yet, figures speak for themselves.
Every year the UNODC and the U.S. State Department show us with their data that the global production and trafficking of cocaine is steadily decreasing. That would sound encouraging, if it was true.
The Vietnamese military has been exposed as playing a pivotal role in a multi-million dollar operation smuggling threatened timber over the border from the shrinking forests of neighbouring Laos.
Women are forced to work in “baby factories” managed by Nigerians, showing how the business of prostitution is no longer on Camorra's hands only, an Al Jazeera investigation found out.
Organized crime division singles out Vietnamese, Russian-language syndicates. A focus on extorsion in Czech Republic.