Europol identifies 12 members of global cybercrime gang after raids
01 November 2021 | 10:32 am
A dozen suspects were targeted in Ukraine and Switzerland after carrying out "aggressive" attacks against critical infrastructure. More than 1,800 people in 71 countries were affected by their actions.
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Police have carried out new raids as part of their probe into the storming of government buildings. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has reiterated that his predecessor prepared the attacks as part of a coup attempt.
Security forces raided the homes and offices of former employees of the rights organization Memorial. The wave of searches is part of a sweeping crackdown against dissent in Russia.
Some 531 people have been killed so far this year in Haiti as a result of ongoing violence and unrest. There are estimates that armed gangs now control about half of the country, including the capital Port-au-Prince.
Spain: Gang violence on the rise in poor neighbourhoods of Madrid. Five young people, including two minors, were killed in Madrid in 2022 in score-settling between groups of rival gangs, known locally as "bandas latinas" ("Latino gangs").
At least 10 suspected gang members were lynched and burned alive in the Haitian capital. The UN said that the level of insecurity is comparable to countries at war.
Police in Europe has struck the infamous 'Ndrangheta mafia organization. The crime group is accused of smuggling cocaine and several other offences.
Palestinian militants have fired dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel. The rocket launches follow airstrikes that Palestinian health officials say killed at least 13 people.
In Haiti, gang violence is still rocking the capital Port-au-Prince. We look at two very different initiatives to try to keep it in check: a basketball association working to keep kids off the streets and on the court, and a vigilante movement where civilians are taking justice into their own hands.
The death toll from the attack on the garrison, southwest of the capital Mogadishu, has not yet been confirmed. But a Somali military commander said both sides suffered large casualties.
Fed up with gang violence, Haitians are hunting down people they suspect of being connected to these infamous armed groups, not hesitating to kill them. The movement – called Bwa Kale – began on April 24 in Port-au-Prince and quickly spread around the country. Dozens of people have been killed by vigilante mobs, often after very brief questioning.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said that another Palestinian had died overnight, bringing the death toll up to 10. Israeli media cited IDF spokesperson Daniel Hagari as saying that operations could be over within days.
China has sacked Qin Gang as foreign minister and appointed his predecessor, Wang Yi, to the post. Qin has not been seen in public since June 25, triggering widespread speculation about his whereabouts.
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