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Channel migrant deaths: Smugglers net millions per kilometer

CALAIS, France (AP) — The price to cross the English Channel varies according to the network of smugglers, between 3,000 and 7,000 euros ($3,380 and $8,000) though there are rumors of discounts. ...

11 countries voice support for Taiwan's participation in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Nov. 26) expressed gratitude to the multiple countries who support Taiwan’s inclusion in Interpol. At this year&...

Slovenian parliamentarians call for Taiwan's inclusion in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of members of the Slovenian National Assembly on Wednesday (Nov. 24) signed a letter supporting Taiwan’s inclusion in the International Criminal Police Orga...

Wife of jailed ex-Interpol chief says friend risks same fate

LYON, France (AP) — The wife of the former Interpol president who disappeared in Beijing in 2018 and was imprisoned says she fears that a similar fate could await China's latest candidate for a role w...

Australia, UK defend AUKUS pact, say fears overhyped

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australia and Britain on Thursday defended their nuclear submarine deal with the U.S. amid concerns it could escalate tensions in the region and spark an arms race. ...

Honduras' president at U.N. denies ties to drug trafficking

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a bizarre speech to the UN General Assembly, Honduras’ president defended his crimefighting chops and hinted that convicted drug traffickers testifying against him in the U.S....

Legislature passes Taiwan-Belize mutual legal assistance pact

Taiwan's Legislature on Monday (April 19) passed a bill that would serve as the basis for a bilateral treaty with Belize to allow mutual legal assistance on criminal matters. When the treaty ta...

Taiwan, Poland sign criminal justice cooperation agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Sunday (Feb. 2) that the cooperation agreement on criminal matters signed between Taiwan and Poland in June of 2019 has fi...

Taiwan police officer awarded prestigious medal in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila on Saturday (Dec. 26) announced that Jerry Wang (王智勇), the Criminal Investigation Bureau liaison officer in the Ph...

Ex-Homeland Security official Mayorkas returns under Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a veteran of the Department of Homeland Security to lead the agency created after the Sept. 11 attacks, but reshaped by President Donald Trump...

China blasts US charges against agents seeking man's return

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the U.S. of seeking to smear Beijing's efforts to pursue fugitives, a day after the Justice Department charged eight people with seeking to coerce a New Jersey...

Wildlife crime could be a source of future pandemics; tackling it must be embedded into international criminal law

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 October 2020 - The Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime today released details of a possible new groundbreaking legal agreement on tackling wildlife crime tha...

Bangladesh arrests 3 in police station blast, denies IS link

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi police said they arrested three suspects in the bombing of a Dhaka police station and denied a claim of responsibility by the Islamic State group, saying the attac...

Bangladeshi tech-entrepreneur Sadiq hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post

Ayman Sadiq, the founder of the "10 Minute School" online education platform, is facing a slew of death threats over a pro-LGBT Facebook post made by one of his former employees. Sadiq,...

Bangladesh: Entrepreneur hounded by death threats over pro-LGBT post

Ayman Sadiq, the founder of the "10 Minute School" online education platform, has been facing a slew of death threats over a pro-LGBT Facebook post made by one of his former colleagues. ...