A suspected US drone strike, in Yemen, is believed to have killed a top commander, within al-Qaeda’s Arabian Peninsula combat operations.
US State Department
Mexican authorities are aiming to extradite newly re-captured drug lord Joaquin ‘Chapo’ Guzman to the United States, to face drug trafficking charges.
At least five people, including two US security contractors and a South African trainer, have been shot dead, by a Jordanian officer, at a training centre, near the country’s capital, Amman.
Police, working with the FBI, have thwarted four attempts by smugglers, in Moldova, to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East, over the past five years.
One of the most wanted drug traffickers, Megateo, has been killed in an air force bombing raid, in Colombia.
A second suspected human trafficking camp has been discovered in Thailand, near the Malaysian border, following the discovery of at least 26 bodies at a different camp over the weekend.
The most-wanted Islamist in the Philippines, who escaped after a failed police raid in January, has been killed in fighting with Muslim rebels.
A knife-wielding attacker, believed to be a Korean nationalist, has slashed the face of the US ambassador to South Korea in an attack at a forum in Seoul.
Islamic State militants have claimed that a female US hostage has been killed by a Jordanian air strike in Syria, according to a jihadist monitoring group.