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49th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 1-3

49th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 1-3

The 49th Munich Security Conference (MSC), to be held in the south German city on Feb. 1-3, would discuss such global hotspots issues as the situation in Mali, the Syria…

President Vladimir Putin declared war on russian mafia.

President Vladimir Putin declared war on russian mafia.

Russian security forces today arrested several leaders of post-Soviet organized crime (russian mob). The detained were “capos mafiosi” related to the mob families that worked for the now assassinated Godfather,…

Britain: policing down, crime up…

Britain: policing down, crime up…

British police solved 30,000 fewer crimes last year as the number of officers was slashed. Shock figures show detection rates fell for the first time in over a decade. Just…

Spain: Police arrests 2 over suspected Iran nuclear export.

Spain: Police arrests 2 over suspected Iran nuclear export.

Spanish police have arrested two people and seized equipment made by a Spanish company that was to be illegally shipped to Iran for use in its nuclear program, officials said…

Italian far right growing.

Italian far right growing.

Italy’s economic crisis has provided a perfect breeding ground for far-right and extremist politics. Italy’s far right is not the strongest or most active in Europe, but a summer 2012…

European Union’s police coordination agency opened a new cybercrime unit in Hague.

The European Union’s police coordination agency opened a new cybercrime unit Friday to combat online offenses from banking fraud to peddling images of child sex abuse. But as the European…

Security experts advised to disable Oracle Corp.’s widely used Java software.

Security experts advised to disable Oracle Corp.’s widely used Java software.

Computer users are being advised by security experts to disable Oracle Corp.’s widely used Java software after a security flaw was discovered that they say hackers are exploiting to attack…

Again riots in Belfast.

Again riots in Belfast.

Molotov bombs, smoke canisters and bricks have injured many policemen during weeks of violence in Northern Ireland, officials said on Monday. More than  50 officers have been wounded since pro-British…

Negotiators optimistic on Afghan peace process, that started in France

Negotiators optimistic on Afghan peace process, that started in France

After negotiations initiated near Paris, a top Afghan peace negotiator said he was cautiously optimistic about prospects for reconciliation with the Taliban and that all sides now realized a military…