May 26, 2015

Meth seizures quadruple across Asia-Pacific, says U.N. drugs agency

Methamphetamine seizures across much of the Asia-Pacific region have quadrupled over five years, the U.N. said Tuesday, citing rising wealth as one reason for a boom in production and consumption. Growing economic integration across the region was also enabling cross-border criminal networks to cooperate ...

May 23, 2015

Mexican gunfight leaves 43 dead in three-hour battle

At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunfight between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent memory. All the dead were suspected criminals except for ...