"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Around 4.5 tons of BMK has been seized after a joint operation involving Dutch and Belgian authorities
Spanish and Portuguese police have seized more than 700 kg of cocaine wrapped in pineapple skins and shipped from South America.
A Brazilian drug dealer has been extradited from Paraguay. He was handed to Brazil's federal police at a military airport before being taken back to serve a 17-year sentence for drug trafficking
A British woman has been sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt after bringing around 300 painkiller tablets into the country from the UK
The two nephews of Venezuela's first lady, Cilia Flores, have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US following their convictions on drug conspiracy charges.
Thailand's police have arrested four members of the biker group Hells Angels Thailand in relation to drug offences.
Panama is on track to hit a record level of illegal drug seizures after authorities confiscated some 2 tonnes of cocaine near the country's border with Colombia.
Laura Plummer flew into the country with Tramadol, legal in the UK but illegal in Egypt.
The Philippine's president is no stranger to controversy and already as a provincial governor boasted of executing criminals.
Police discovered 12 tonnes of the drug buried under banana plantations near to known smuggling routes.
The woman has been in prison for a month.
Italian officers discovered a shipment of drugs worth around 50 million euros intended for ISIL fighters.
Portugal's drug enforcement agency has intercepted a ship carrying more than 1000kg of cocaine from Latin America to Europe
TV series like Narcos "glorify" the figure of Pablo Escobar says the drug lord's son
Thousands lost their lives on Escobar's route to the top of the Colombian criminal underworld. Euronews asks the infamous narcoterrorist's son what it was like to grow up with the world's richest drug lord
Some 800 FARC fighters remain fully-armed and with illegal mining and cocaine production to support them, pose a threat to the peace deal, while criminals occupy areas vacated by former rebels.
Thursday saw large rallies in Manila both in support of and protest against President Duterte.
More than two hundred kilos of pure cocaine has been seized in the southern Italian province of Reggio Calabria.
216 kg of the drug was shipped
President Duterte's son denies involvement in a methamphetamine smuggling operation as his father carries out a deadly crackdown on drug crime.
Twleve Britons are among group arrested in Magaluf along with drugs and cash, accused of dealing in holiday spot's clubs.