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Australia seizes 766 kg of drugs in major bust as four Brits arrested

Australia seizes 766 kg of drugs in major bust as four Brits arrested

Australian police seized 766 kilograms of MDMA powder and six people, including four British men, were arrested in New Zealand, Queensland and New South Wales (NSW) ...

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

Indonesia on Monday sentenced a French drug smuggler to death by firing squad, in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a long prison term.

WCM-Q Grand Rounds focuses on new anticoagulation drugs

WCM-Q Grand Rounds focuses on new anticoagulation drugs

Recent advances in anticoagulation therapies were explained in the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) series of Grand Rounds lectures.

Drones to deliver vaccines, blood and drugs across Ghana

Drones to deliver vaccines, blood and drugs across Ghana

Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of its kind, the global vaccine alliance GAVI said on Wednesday.

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon's police said Saturday it has seized more than 800,000 pills of the amphetamine-type stimulant captagon worth around $12 million in a bust coordinated with other regional authorities.

Myanmar seizes largest crystal meth haul this year

Myanmar seizes largest crystal meth haul this year

Myanmar authorities seized more than 1,700 kilogrammes (3,750 pounds) of crystal meth worth nearly $29 million in a multi-state operation this week, the biggest haul of 2019 in a country ...

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.

Bangladesh makes record drugs seizure amid crackdown

Bangladesh makes record drugs seizure amid crackdown

Bangladesh seized a record 53 million methamphetamine pills in 2018 -- up 33 percent in a year -- amid a deadly nationwide crackdown on the trade, officials said Sunday.

Suriname police make record drug bust

Suriname police make record drug bust

Suriname police have made the biggest drug seizure in the tiny South American country's history, authorities said on Wednesday after more than 2,000 kilograms of cocaine were reportedly found.

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Police in the German city of Hamburg have destroyed 9 tons of drugs with a street value of more than half a billion euros, a customs spokesman said on Thursday.

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse ...

Spain's police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spain's police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

Spanish police said Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in the Netherlands.