European, American police arrest 20 people for laundering millions of euros
Twenty people said to have been members of a money-laundering organisation have been arrested in several countries in Europe.
According to a report by New Europe, the organisation called “QQAAZZ” was responsible for stealing millions of euros and transferring them among hundreds of accounts held in bank and cryptocurrency accounts across the world in a...
October 17, 2020
European, Malian hostages freed by Islamic extremists
Three Europeans and a prominent Malian politician who were held captive by Islamic extremist group Al Qaeda for years have been finally freed.
A report by the Associated Press and was picked up by The New York Times on Thursday said that the four hostages arrived in Mali’s capital late Thursday where they were greeted...
October 8, 2020
Russia to arrest individuals fathering children via surrogacy
Russian authorities have warned members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) + community of a potential arrest if they continue fathering children to surrogate mothers.
A report by The Independent quoting a source representing Russia’s Investigative Committee (IC) over the weekend said that LGBT+ members’ surrogacy equates to trafficking as it was “an...
Both Croatia and the European institutions are coming under fire after fresh allegations that Zagreb has been mistreating migrants. Over the past month, multiple groups of migrants have reported abuse... read more →
Following a pledge made last month, Twitter has started displaying fact-checking labels on tweets linking 5G mobile technology to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Clicking these labels leads users to a... read more →
The Russian government has passed into law a new measure that was aimed at cracking down on false information about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, Russian lawmakers quickly passed on third... read more →
Albania and Northern Macedonia have “stepped up their work and delivered further tangible and sustainable results in the key areas,” the European Union’s Commissioner for Enlargement said in relation to... read more →
Thirteen individuals are facing human trafficking charges over the death of 39 Vietnamese whose bodies were recovered in a refrigerated truck in Britain, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported on Saturday. Quoting... read more →
France on Thursday saw the record of criminal cases drop markedly, with the decline owed to the government’s lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak. Latest figures released by the Ministry of... read more →
German authorities arrested on Saturday dozens of protesters for flouting the government’s coronavirus measures. About 1,000 activists comprised of far-left and right-wing groups gathered in Berlin for the rally. Some... read more →
Italy over the weekend ordered the release of several mafia leaders from jail under the government’s new coronavirus regulation. A report by CNN quoting Italy’s anti-mafia prosecutor Federico Cafiero de... read more →
Switzerland has lodged in April a high number of cybercriminals who were taking advantage of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) situation. A report by The Middle East North Africa Financial Network... read more →
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