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Mexican cartel chief El Chapo's wife Emma Coronel Aispuro arrested in US on drug charges
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Mexican cartel chief El Chapo's wife Emma Coronel Aispuro arrested in US on drug charges

Aispuro is charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs in the US and is accused of helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015

Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor caught transporting drugs, sentenced to eight-and-a-half-years in jail
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Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor caught transporting drugs, sentenced to eight-and-a-half-years in jail

Dutch Olympic athlete Madiea Ghafoor has been sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in jail after £2 million ($2.58 million) worth of ecstasy tablets and crystal meth were found in the boot of her car in Germany, DPA news agency has reported.

US treasury cracks down on Chinese traffickers of fentanyl; accused used bitcoin to sell opioid behind thousands of overdose deaths
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US treasury cracks down on Chinese traffickers of fentanyl; accused used bitcoin to sell opioid behind thousands of overdose deaths

The US Treasury took action Wednesday to crack down on Chinese traffickers of deadly fentanyl, sanctioning producer-exporters and warning banks on financial schemes used to distribute the synthetic opioid behind thousands of US overdose deaths

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development
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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Tackling criminal network key to sustainable development

The United Nations has sought to emphasise that tackling drug abuse leads directly to both health and justice, which are two sides of the same coin.

Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Telangana bill to tackle sexual offenders, cybercrimes, bootlegging, drug-trafficking
India

Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Telangana bill to tackle sexual offenders, cybercrimes, bootlegging, drug-trafficking

Through the amendment, the Telangana government has included provisions under which selling of spurious seeds, insecticides, fertilisers, adulteration of food, making of fake documents, unauthorised selling of forest products and gambling are punishable crimes.

BIMSTEC summit: Narendra Modi says India is committed to work with nations to enhance regional connectivity
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BIMSTEC summit: Narendra Modi says India is committed to work with nations to enhance regional connectivity

Narendra Modi said while addressing the inaugural session of the 4th BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu that he believed there was a big opportunity for Connectivity - trade connectivity, economic connectivity, transport connectivity, digital connectivity, and people-to-people connectivity.

PMO asks home ministry, NCB to map sources of iIllicit drugs to end menace before addiction becomes endemic
India

PMO asks home ministry, NCB to map sources of iIllicit drugs to end menace before addiction becomes endemic

Sources told Firstpost that Prime Minister Narendra Modi insisted that entire country should be mapped for the availability of illicit drugs and main centres of activity should be identified so that specific strategies could be put in place to address this serious issues.

Peru declares 60-day State of Emergency on its border with Colombia to secure area affected by drug trafficking
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Peru declares 60-day State of Emergency on its border with Colombia to secure area affected by drug trafficking

Peru has declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia in order to guarantee security in a region rife with drug trafficking

BJP-IPFT government 'vows' to end drug menace in Tripura, says chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb
India

BJP-IPFT government 'vows' to end drug menace in Tripura, says chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb

A drive initiated by the Tripura government against illegal drugs - banned cough syrups, ganja, heroine and brown sugar - has yielded positive results in the past 100 days, Deb said

Border management policy to thwart illicit trade in small arms is prime objective, says India at UN conference
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Border management policy to thwart illicit trade in small arms is prime objective, says India at UN conference

Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill in the third UN conference said that the primary objective of the Border Management Policy is to ensure safety against illicit trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW).

Pakistani national running drug trafficking network pleads guilty to conspiring to import heroin into US
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Pakistani national running drug trafficking network pleads guilty to conspiring to import heroin into US

A Pakistani national, leading a drug trafficking organisation based in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to import heroin into US.

India, UAE condemn use of terrorism as state policy, agree to strengthen cooperation in combating extremism
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India, UAE condemn use of terrorism as state policy, agree to strengthen cooperation in combating extremism

India and the UAE condemned the efforts, including by states, to support and sponsor terrorism against other nations or to use it as an instrument of state policy, in an apparent reference to Pakistan

Centre announces up to Rs 20 lakh reward to officers involved in drug seizures
India

Centre announces up to Rs 20 lakh reward to officers involved in drug seizures

Giving a boost to confiscation of narcotics and psychotropic substances in the country, the Centre on Tuesday announced monetary rewards up to Rs 20 lakh to officers involved in drug interdiction.

Nirmala Sitharaman attends ASEAN defence ministers' meet; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda
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Nirmala Sitharaman attends ASEAN defence ministers' meet; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda

The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking and maritime conflicts, facing the region

ASEAN defence ministers begin high-level talks in Philippines; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda
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ASEAN defence ministers begin high-level talks in Philippines; terrorism, drug trafficking on agenda

The ASEAN defence ministers began their high-level security dialogue on Monday to discuss security issues, including counter-terrorism, drug trafficking

Narcos star Pedro Pascal feels the show should end if makers can't promise safety of cast and crew
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Narcos star Pedro Pascal feels the show should end if makers can't promise safety of cast and crew

Pedro Pascal said the makers of Narcos need to ensure the cast and crew's safety if the show is to continue, in the wake of the death of a crew member in Mexico

Nepal will never allow any activity against friendly neighbour India, says Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba
India

Nepal will never allow any activity against friendly neighbour India, says Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Nepal on Thursday assured New Delhi it would not allow any activity against India, as the two sides signed eight pacts

Iran parliament passes amendment for controversial drug trafficking laws
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Iran parliament passes amendment for controversial drug trafficking laws

Iran's parliament passed a long-awaited amendment to its drug trafficking laws on Sunday, raising the thresholds that can trigger capital punishment.

Nagaland police arrested 560 for smuggling liquor, banned drugs in 18 months
India

Nagaland police arrested 560 for smuggling liquor, banned drugs in 18 months

Nagaland police has arrested 560 people for smuggling liquor and banned drugs during the last 18 months, a senior police officer said on Monday.