Nov 07, 2012 19:47 EST
Australian police said Thursday they had busted an international cocaine syndicate smuggling drugs into the country from Mexico, arresting a senior member of a notorious outlaw motorcycle gang.
Nov 03, 2012 09:51 EDT
Nigerian security forces stormed the hideout of the kidnappers of a Turkish national in oil-rich Rivers State and killed 14 of them in a shootout, police said Saturday.
Oct 28, 2012 03:07 EDT
The "all out war on gangs" declared by Prime Minister David Cameron in the wake of last year's riots has backfired and sparked a rise in violence, a report claimed on Sunday.
Oct 21, 2012 21:30 EDT
Prime Minister David Cameron will on Monday call for a "tough but intelligent" approach to law and order, advocating a combination of tough prison sentences and lighter rehabilitation methods.
Oct 21, 2012 03:59 EDT
Russian troops reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Oct 21, 2012 03:19 EDT
Russian troops on Sunday reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Oct 18, 2012 19:30 EDT
An illegal gun supply network from Nashville in the United States to Sydney, where there has been a spate of drive-by shootings, has been shut down, police said on Friday.
Oct 11, 2012 11:48 EDT
The United States branded the central American MS-13 group one of the world's most dangerous criminal gangs Thursday, designating it a "transnational criminal organization" to enable efforts to freeze the group's financial resources.
Oct 02, 2012 12:23 EDT
The New York Police Department is deploying a surge of detectives to patrol an increasingly mean new beat: Facebook and other social networks.
Sep 25, 2012 12:12 EDT
Police in southern India are hunting a criminal gang who destroyed part of a historic world heritage site in hope of unearthing a hidden treasure trove, an official said on Tuesday.
Sep 21, 2012 23:23 EDT
A gang leader accused of masterminding the murder of 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong River last year has pleaded guilty at a trial in southwest China, state media said Saturday.
Sep 16, 2012 23:12 EDT
The bodies of 17 men, most of them tied up in chains and shot dead, were found dumped along a highway Sunday in a western Mexican state known as a violent battleground for rival drug cartels.
Sep 04, 2012 17:54 EDT
Mexican marines have caught Mario Cardenas Guillen, an alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most notorious drug trafficking organizations, and he was paraded on television Tuesday.
Sep 04, 2012 12:08 EDT
Sweat dripping from their foreheads as they complete a set of press-ups, students at a Thai army boot camp are momentary allies, but a spate of gang shootings suggests it is an uneasy peace.
Aug 20, 2012 19:39 EDT
Twenty-five people were killed and 43 others hurt in a prison battle in Venezuela as two armed gangs vied for control of a penitentiary near Caracas, authorities said Monday.
Aug 20, 2012 15:03 EDT
More than 20 people were killed in the latest outbreak of violence in Venezuela's overcrowded prisons as heavily armed gangs fought for control of a prison near Caracas, authorities said Monday.
Aug 20, 2012 09:46 EDT
More than 20 prisoners and a visitor have been killed in an outbreak of violence between rival gangs in a prison near the Venezuelan capital, a government minister said Monday.
Jul 28, 2012 21:51 EDT
Suspects under custody in northern Brazil have confessed to killing two French soldiers in neighboring French Guiana, according to military police.
Jul 25, 2012 15:55 EDT
The Californian city of Anaheim braced for more violence Wednesday after 24 people were arrested on a fourth night of clashes amid fury at police for shooting dead two suspected gang members.
Jul 15, 2012 14:07 EDT
A gang leader convicted of attempted murder walked out of a Danish prison and fled in a taxi after convincing a guard he had permission to leave, officials and media said Sunday.