‘Historic cocaine seizure’: Montenegro foils attempt to smuggle over 1 ton of cocaine in shipment of bananas

Montenegro’s national police force announced the seizure of more than a ton of cocaine on Friday in the country’s biggest ever drug bust, detaining two people who tried to smuggle it across the border in a shipment of bananas. … Read More >‘Historic cocaine seizure’: Montenegro foils attempt to smuggle over 1 ton of cocaine in shipment of bananas

The Taliban needs foreign help to eradicate opium trafficking, spokesman tells Russian media

The Taliban funded its insurgency against NATO troops with illegal opium trade, but now it once again wants to eradicate poppy cultivation and needs international assistance to do so, a senior militant movement official said. … Read More >The Taliban needs foreign help to eradicate opium trafficking, spokesman tells Russian media

Putin and Xi pledge to keep peace in Central Asia, after US withdrawal from Afghanistan sparks fears of drug trafficking & terror

Moscow and Beijing will work together to secure the region around Afghanistan, after Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese premier Xi Jinping reiterated their commitment to Central Asia in a telephone call on Wednesday. … Read More >Putin and Xi pledge to keep peace in Central Asia, after US withdrawal from Afghanistan sparks fears of drug trafficking & terror

Suspect acquitted after cops replace cocaine with ICING SUGAR to nail would-be Australian trafficker

An attempted sting operation backfired for Australian police, after they intercepted a shipment of cocaine, swapped it with icing sugar, then busted the recipient. Transporting icing sugar, it turns out, is not a crime. … Read More >Suspect acquitted after cops replace cocaine with ICING SUGAR to nail would-be Australian trafficker

Italian-German Europol operation detains 31 mafia suspects over drug trafficking and money laundering

Europol has announced the arrests in an international operation with German and Italian authorities, as officers targeted members of the ’Ndrangheta mafia group over allegations of drug trafficking and money laundering. … Read More >Italian-German Europol operation detains 31 mafia suspects over drug trafficking and money laundering