Drug Trafficking / Narcotics

U.N. urges Iran to stop executions of juveniles on death row

U.N. urges Iran to stop executions of juveniles on death row

Published 16/02/2018

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein talks to reporters in Jakarta, Indonesia February 7, 2018. REUTERS/BeawihartaGENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations [more…]

Senate confirms Demers to head Justice Department national security

Senate confirms Demers to head Justice Department national security

Published 16/02/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed John Demers to head the Justice Department’s national security division, after a Republican senator lifted a [more…]

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Published 12/02/2018

The top of five of U.S. President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes are shown near completion along U.S.- Mexico border near San Diego, California, [more…]

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Published 12/02/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Published 12/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is interviewed outside the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Published 05/02/2018

A man, whose wife was arrested during an anti-drug operation and has a bout of tuberculosis, coughs outside a window while his daughter plays with [more…]

New York accuses Insys of deceptively marketing opioid

New York accuses Insys of deceptively marketing opioid

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A box of the Fentanyl-based drug Subsys, made by Insys Therapeutics Inc, appears in an undated photograph provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office [more…]

Arizona governor signs opioid crackdown legislation

Arizona governor signs opioid crackdown legislation

Published 26/01/2018

ICSS - Securing Sport 2015 - Harold Pratt House, New York - 3/11/15 Governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, speaking at Day 1 of Securing Sport [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]

For now, Australia’s plans for cannabis market dominance are more smok

For now, Australia’s plans for cannabis market dominance are more smok

Published 14/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Marijuana is seen for sale at Harborside, one of California's largest and oldest dispensaries of medical marijuana, on the first day of legalized [more…]