UK: Weapons and drugs haul discovery as Cheshire police probe rise in gangland crime

Detectives raided an address in Orford, Warrington, on Saturday and recovered the illegal hauls, leading to the arrest of a 30-year-old man. The property, on Hume Street, is less than two miles from where a man was shot at a house in Poplars Read More …

UK: Bomb left in front garden in targeted gangland attack in Warrington, Cheshire

Police have said that an improvised explosive device left in the garden of a home was a targeted attack linked to serious and organised crime. Police were called out to a house on Birtles Road in the Orford area of Warrington at around 2.15pm on Read More …

Amid Covid-19, Rising Tide of Narcotics Trafficking from Pakistan Feeds Jihadist Upsurge in Indian Ocean

Islamic State cells in the Maldives, known to have close links with Indian Ocean drug cartels, have over the past eight weeks staged multiple attacks, including bomb strikes on police boats. Fears are mounting that a surge in narcotics shipments Read More …

Germany arrests IS suspects plotting attacks on US bases

German police have arrested four suspected members of the “Islamic State” militant group, for allegedly planning attacks on US military bases. The suspects were also said to be plotting to assassinate an individual. German prosecutors on Wednesday said four men Read More …

Stockholm: Two explosions minutes apart cause damage and leave one person injured

One person has been injured and buildings have been damaged in two explosions which happened minutes apart in Sweden’s capital. Explosives were used but Swedish authorities have said the early morning blasts on Tuesday were not terror-related. The explosions happened in the Read More …

Mexico: Car Bomb in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato with Remote Detonation IED (‘Papa Bomba’) Payload

On Thursday 7 November 2019, a vehicle containing a visible IED was discovered in front of a residence in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato. The device was a ‘Papa Bomba’ (Potato Bomb) based on a FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) Read More …

Italian police seize ‘astonishing’ stash of explosives, guns and drugs in mafia stronghold

Italian police said on Wednesday they had found over 2.5 kilos of explosives, over a kilo of cocaine and 14 weapons, including machine guns, in a mafia stronghold. The haul was discovered in a garage by a sniffer dog during Read More …

FSB busts underground arms trafficking syndicate in northwestern Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has uncovered a clandestine gunrunning gang in St. Petersburg and Petrozavodsk, the capital of Russia’s northwestern Karelia Region, the FSB Public Relations Center informed TASS. “The Russian Federal Security Service has foiled the activities Read More …