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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An international operation targeting trafficking in opioids on a clandestine part of the internet called the DarkNet has led to about 150 arrests in the United States and Europe and the seizure of drugs, cash and guns, U.S. and European authorities said on Tuesday.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - At least 150 people have been arrested by European and U.S. authorities after a joint crackdown on traders of drugs, weapons and other illicit goods on darknet e-commerce sites, Dutch media reported Tuesday citing police agency Europol.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters): Cambodia imprisoned 10 activists on Tuesday (Oct 26) for demonstrating in support of a prominent union leader who was jailed in August over accusations he falsely claimed that land in the country had been ceded to neighbouring Vietnam.
African governments are using new technology and laws to increase surveillance of opposition figures, researchers warned on Thursday, calling for restrictions on the sale of tracking tools and tougher privacy protections.
HONG KONG (Reuters): A Hong Kong activist dubbed "Captain America 2.0" for wielding the superhero's shield during protests was found guilty of incitement to secession on Monday (Oct 25), the second person convicted under a China-imposed national security law in a crackdown on dissent.
ANKARA (Reuters) -Turkey and its Western allies climbed down from a full-blown diplomatic crisis on Monday after foreign embassies said that they abide by diplomatic conventions on non-interference, averting a threatened expulsion of 10 ambassadors.
YANGON (AFP): Myanmar's junta on Sunday (Oct 24) labelled the United Nation's latest rights report on the conflict-wracked nation an "incitement to violence" and accused the body of interfering in its internal affairs.
Three decades after a landmark agreement ended years of bloody violence in Cambodia, its strongman ruler has crushed all opposition and is eyeing dynastic succession, shattering hopes for a democratic future.