Interpol: 40 human traffickers arrested, 236 children saved

2017-11-24 20:50

International police agency Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed.

Two of Africa's most wanted poachers caught

2017-10-07 08:40

Two of East Africa's most wanted wildlife criminals have been arrested in Malawi for their involvement in the illegal trade of ivory.

Alleged rhino poaching brothers win bail, vow to fight US extradition

2017-06-23 22:35

Alleged rhino poachers, brothers Dawie and Janneman Groenewald, have been released from police custody after posting bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Police arrest scores in major WhatsApp child sex abuse swoop

2017-04-18 17:24

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.

Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong-Nam case

2017-04-12 19:08

A lawyer for one of the women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother says Malaysia has potentially compromised the case.

Interpol opens new front in war against wildlife crime

2017-01-22 20:15

Interpol has announced a new project that will identify and dismantle organised crime networks that have devastated wildlife and made ivory a sought-after luxury.

Australian man, 76, due in SA court for sexual offences against children

2016-09-27 05:44

An Australian man who was arrested in Pollsmoor prison at the request of Australian authorities will appear in court on October 4.

Sorry, wrong number: Cyprus cop mistakenly calls hitman

2016-08-08 20:08

Cyprus police are investigating how an officer mistakenly telephoned a Serbian who is suspected of being the ringleader in a mafia-linked assassination plot.

Swazi man in court for human trafficking, rape

2016-06-17 07:49

A Swazi man accused of human trafficking, abduction and rape is set to appear in the Durban Regional Court.

Fake IDs vital for terror networks

2016-04-06 17:01

Your lost or stolen passport may have found a new life in the shady underworld of a crime gang or in the pocket of a terrorist plotting an attack, like the strikes in Paris or the Brussels bombings.


500 trafficking victims rescued in west Africa: Interpol

2017-11-23 22:44

Forty people are facing prosecution after police raids in west and central Africa rescued nearly 500 victims of human trafficking,says Interpol.

Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid

2017-09-27 13:30

Interpol has approved an application by the Palestinian Authority to join the international police organisation despite Israel's staunch opposition.

Toxic stew: Police seize fake food, drink

2017-04-25 22:04

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.

SA gives asylum to Congolese pastor

2017-04-17 17:09

Congolese pastor Joseph Mukungubila Mutombo, wanted in his homeland for alleged involvement in violence, has obtained asylum in South Africa.

Child sex suspect Dirk Prinsloo returning to SA

2017-02-16 11:45

About 11 years after fleeing South Africa, Dirk Prinsloo, a suspect in a child sex case, is heading home – this time in all probability shackled and accompanied by Interpol officials.

Interpol:10 000th child sex abuse victim rescued

2017-01-09 19:28

Less than seven years after Interpol set up its International Child Sexual Exploitation database, the global crime buster has identified and rescued a 10 000th child victim.

UN chief calls for renewed focus WMDs

2016-08-23 21:03

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate WMDs as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to make the weapons.

Nigerian behind $60 million online fraud network arrested

2016-08-01 12:54

The man behind an online fraud network which operated from Nigeria, South Africa and Malaysia to engineer scams worth more than $60 million has been arrested.

Wrong 'people-smuggler' extradited to Italy?

2016-06-09 22:53

Italian prosecutors are investigating whether the wrong man was extradited to Italy on charges of running a migrant trafficking network after reports suggested it may be a case of mistaken identity.

Interpol: Record quantity of fake food, drink found

2016-03-30 19:07

Police across 57 countries have seized a record quantity of hazardous fake food and drink, ranging from dyed olives to adulterated wine, Interpol says.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.