Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
Europol says drones, frustrated jihadis and returning fighters are seen as the leading threats to the European Union.
Nearly 900 suspected paedophiles have been arrested and almost 300 children identified or rescued from their abusers following the massive takedown of an underground online paedophile network, US and European police say.
Police have arrested almost 40 suspects in over a dozen countries across Europe and Latin America after busting an online paedophile ring that used the WhatsApp chat service to distribute child pornography.
Europol has admitted that confidential information on terror investigations have accidentally been put online.
Nearly 5 000 unaccompanied refugee children have been registered as missing in Germany as of January 1, the Federal Criminal Police Office says.
ISIS has honed the ability to launch global attacks and is set to focus more on Europe following the Paris massacre, the chief of the EU police agency says.
Foreign ministers and diplomats from over 50 nations have bowed to calls for greater information sharing to stop extremists slipping across borders to carry out attacks.
As many 30 000 people could be involved in the trafficking gangs charging refugees thousands of euros for a perilous trip to Europe.
Over 2 200 looted artefacts, many from ancient Egypt, have been seized as part of a Europe-wide crackdown that also snared 35 suspected traffickers, Europol announced.
The world's biggest ransom ware attack has levelled off in Europe thanks to a push-back by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call".
Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10 000 tons of fake and harmful food and drink...from caviar to cashews and booze to bubbly water.
The EU has announced steps to better protect child migrants running the risk of abuse as they arrive in Europe in record numbers.
European and US law officials arrested at least 178 people in an international swoop against so-called "money mules" who helped launder millions of dollars.
Over 10 000 unaccompanied migrant children have disappeared in Europe, the EU police agency Europol has said, adding that it fears many have been whisked away into sex trafficking rings.
Police forces around the world have taken measures to better share crucial intelligence to thwart jihadist attacks but technology can help them do far more.
An organised criminal group that smuggled migrants into the European Union has been busted and 23 suspects arrested in Greece, Austria, Sweden and Britain.
Global wildlife raids have lead to 300 arrests and 600 seizures - from rhino horns to sea horses.
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