Croatian police arrest and dismantle organized crime group

Last week, the Croatian National Police Office for Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime in collaboration with the prosecutor’s office, tax administration, customs and in co-operation with Europol conducted a complex international criminal investigation of an organized crime group (OCG) for acting in a criminal enterprise, tax evasion, money laundering, forgery of documents and fraud. […]

Why Is Growth Slowing in China? — Global Issues

Source: World Development Indicators Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Vladimir Popov (berlin and kuala lumpur) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Inter Press Service BERLIN and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (IPS) – China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 14%. Since then, its growth rate has declined by more than half to 6.6% in 2018. The five-year […]

Erdogan says Turkey could send troops to Libya if requested

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Turkey could deploy troops in Libya, if the U.N.-supported government in Tripoli were to request such support. Erdogan’s comment came weeks after Turkey signed security and military cooperation agreements, as well as a controversial maritime border agreement, with Libya’s Tripoli-based government. That government, […]

U.S. Commission Censures India’s New Citizenship Bill

(Bloomberg) — A U.S. federal commission has called for sanctions against India’s home minister and other top leaders if the country passes a controversial bill that will prevent Muslim migrants from neighboring countries from receiving citizenship. After hours of heated debate, India’s lower house of Parliament early Tuesday morning passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill — […]