Interpol

Kim Jong-yang at the Interpol General Assembly in Dubai

Interpol Snubs Russia, Elects South Korean Kim Jong-Yang President

International law enforcement organization Interpol elected a new president on Wednesday, and the results were a welcome surprise: South Korea’s Kim Jong-yang defeated the heavily-favored Russian candidate, Maj. Gen. Alexander Prokopchuk, by a vote of 101 to 61 at the Interpol General Assembly in Dubai.

According to media reports,, Russian official Alexander Prokopchuk is likely to be appointed INTERPOL President next week. This will signal a major victory for Russia and a grave blow to the Kremlin’s political enemies and the many victims of persecution whom Russia is increasingly hunting via this vital international policing …

Kremlin Supports Russian Candidate to Replace Interpol President Jailed by China

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday stated his government’s strong support for Alexander Prokopchuk to become the next president of Interpol. The international law-enforcement organization will hold an election on Wednesday to replace President Meng Hongwei, who was arrested and jailed in China last month on corruption charges.

Grace Meng, the wife of missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei, who does not want her face shown, consults her mobile phone in the lobby of a hotel in Lyon, central France, where the police agency is based, on Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal …

Wife Fears Missing Interpol Chief Dead: ‘Everybody in China Is at Risk’

Grace Meng, wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei, began issuing a series of interviews last week, and most recently spoke to the Associated Press this weekend, urging the Chinese government to provide more information on her husband’s whereabouts and guarantee both of their safeties since Beijing admitted to arrested him early this month.

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Interpol Chief ‘Resigns’ After China Admits to Kidnapping Him

Interpol issued an official statement on Sunday confirming they had received the resignation of President Meng Hongwei shortly after the Chinese government admitted to abducting Meng, imprisoning him for allegedly taking bribes and other corrupt acts.

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

Interpol President Disappears on Trip to China

Meng Hongwei, the president of Interpol, was reported missing Friday morning after his wife told authorities in France she had not heard from him since he left for a family visit to China in late September.

TOPSHOT - Inmates that are to appear in court for their trial are rounded up at the Quezon City Jail in Manila in this picture taken on July 29, 2016. There are 3,800 inmates at the jail, which was built six decades ago to house 800, and they engage in …

Mexican Authorities Grab Alleged Cartel Sex Trafficker Wanted in U.S.

Mexican authorities arrested a sexual predator allegedly responsible for forcing dozens of underage girls into prostitution in Texas, New York, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. The man was listed as one of the top 10 most wanted fugitives by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Israel Thwarts Palestinian Attempt to Join Interpol

Interpol has suspended applications from Palestine, Kosovo and Solomon Islands to join the international police organization, a decision hailed by Israel as a “triumph” for its diplomacy.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinians Say Will Protest Interpol Membership Delay

The Palestinian government will protest against a delay in its application to join the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) at the body’s annual conference next week, an official said Friday.

Project Red II international fugitives

Feds Round-Up 45 Violent International Fugitives in 3 Days

Federal law enforcement agents rounded-up forty-five international fugitives in the United States as part of an operation dubbed “Project Red II.” The operation teamed up agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) with deputy U.S. Marshals to find and arrest international fugitives.

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Malaysia Arrests Three Bangkok Bombing Suspects

Malaysian authorities on Monday announced the arrest of three suspects—two Malaysians and a Pakistani national—in connection with the August 17 terrorist bombing of the Erewan shrine in Bangkok, in which 20 people were killed.

Jeh Johnson

DHS Updates Visa Waiver Program in Response to Foreign Fighter Threats

The Department of Homeland Security is instituting new security requirements for those countries in the Visa Waiver Program — or countries whose nationals do not need visas for short visits to the U.S. — due to the threats posed by foreign fighters, DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson announced Thursday.

Jack Warner

Interpol Issues Alert for Indicted FIFA Officials

INTERPOL has issued Red Notices, also called international wanted persons alerts, for two former FIFA officials and four corporate executives who have been charged with racketeering, conspiracy and corruption.

Samantha Lewthwaite, a British citizen dubbed the "White Widow", is pictured in this undated photo posted on the Interpol website

REPORT: White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite Responsible for 400 Deaths

An anti-terror officer told The Daily Mirror that Samantha Lewthwaite, who has become known as the White Widow, is personally responsible for over 400 murders since she quickly rose up the ranks of Somalian radical Islam group al-Shabaab. “She is an