Uruguay has gone further than any country in the world in the legalisation of cannabis use, not just by allowing people to use and buy it, but also by setting up and managing the supply chain
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
The editor of investigative website MaltaToday tells euronews the journalist's killing is a 'dark day for democracy'.
Fifteen volunteer firefighters were today (August 7) arrested in Sicily for allegedly starting fires to earn commission from putting them out.
Three people on their way to stand trial at a Moscow court were shot dead as they tried to escape.
Brazil has stepped up security in Rio de Janeiro amid a rise in violence by organised crime gangs.
Police in Spain have seized two point four tonnes of cocaine from a fishing boat sailing under a Venezuelan flag in the Atlantic.
Buying guns, stolen credit cards or even suicide kits is getting easier as hidden online stores become more sophisticated, it’s been claimed.
A European think-tank has published a report alleging connections between the Kremlin and the criminal underworld of Europe.
‘Live by Night’ holds the mirror up to the prohibition era in America and is based on the 2012 novel of the same name The plot unfolds around the American military veteran and police chief’s son Joe C
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces has been revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission.
A son of Mexico’s infamous drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was among a group of suspected criminals abducted in a top tourist resort.
Images have emerged of an elaborate network of tunnels under the streets of Naples, used by jewelry thieves to target high-end shops such as Bulgari
Italian police have made multiple arrests in connection with abetting the ‛Ndrangheta, Mafia-style criminal organization centered in the Calabria
Sophie Claudet: “The UK government estimates between 10 and 13,000 people are trafficked into the country but unofficial sources say it could be up to 80,000.
Some campaigners estimate there could be up to 80,000 victims in Britain, stuck in slavery, in the shadows of society.
Juan Manuel Alvarez, suspected of laundering money for recaptured drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been detained in southwest Mexico, and
A complaint of sleep deprivation is said to be behind a request by the captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
In this week’s Utalk, a question from Lesley in London: “How can looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria, for instance, still end up on the art market