Police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have seized nearly three metric tons of the drug crystal methamphetamine.
Schiphol is Europe`s fourth-busiest airport with between 120,000 to 140,000 passengers passing through daily.
Punjab`s former DGP (prisons) Shashi Kant has alleged that ministers from major political parties in the state are hand in glove with the drug mafia.
Singaporean Abdul Haleem Abdul Karim was saved from the gallows because he was a mere courier.
An Indonesian court upheld the death sentence handed down to a 56-year-old British grandmother found guilty of trafficking cocaine into Bali.
Authorities say a lost-luggage delivery driver ran an Ecuador-to-New York drug smuggling ring that stuffed cocaine into pastries.
A US Army private smuggled into South Korea about 3,400 grams of synthetic marijuana through international mail from Hungary, US since 2011.
Haji Bagcho manufactured heroin in secret laboratories along Afghanistan`s border with Pakistan and sent heroin to more than 20 countries.
Drug trafficking carries a mandatory death penalty by hanging under Malaysia`s law.
The UN chief said that poppy cultivation has increased by 7 percent and opium production has increased by 61 percent in 2011.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was toppled by a 1989 American invasion and later convicted of drug running.
China`s growing presence in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world has prompted attacks, kidnappings and hijackings.
Day in Pics: 31st August
Showbiz World - August 31, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai