A controversial general from the United Arab Emirates with a shady background has been appointed chief of Interpol Thursday during the body's General Assembly in Istanbul.
An operation codenamed ‘Frontera Norte’ has allowed Chile’s Criminal Investigations Police (Policía de Investigaciones – PDI) to arrest nine suspected members of a migrant smuggling ring following an investigation supported by INTERPOL and law enforcement across South and Central America.
The Government of Argentina this weekend arrested Chilean fugitive Walter Klug Rivera, who was wanted for human rights violations during the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
Interpol Uruguay received a red alert for the arrest of former Macrist aide Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón but his arrest will have to wait until his request for political asylum is answered, it was reported.
An Interpol coordinated ‘EL PAcCTO’ operation (20 November– 5 March) has seen a team of investigators from across Latin America locate and arrest 13 of their most wanted fugitives.
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said announced, according to the Fars news agency.
Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who was detained on a visit to China in 2018, was sentenced on Tuesday (Jan 21) to more than 13 years in prison for bribery in a case that shook the international police organization.
A Lebanese prosecutor said on Wednesday he was summoning former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn regarding an Interpol red notice over financial misconduct charges in Japan, state media reported.
Police in 78 countries have arrested 672 people as part of a coordinated global crackdown on potentially dangerous counterfeit food and drink, international police agency Interpol announced on Friday.
For 26 years, Chilean business tycoon Carlos Cardoen has been unable to travel abroad for fear of arrest. Cardoen is accused of illegally importing the bomb-making element zirconium from the US, which added a potent incendiary effect to cluster bombs his company, Cardoen Industries, sold to Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime in the 1980s and 1990s.