Drugs seized in raids on southern Chinese village

Police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have seized nearly three metric tons of the drug crystal methamphetamine.

Dutch police arrest `cocaine smuggling` Schiphol workers

Schiphol is Europe`s fourth-busiest airport with between 120,000 to 140,000 passengers passing through daily.

Drug trade: Ex-DGP claims Punjab politicians involved, CM dismisses allegation

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.

Drug courier escapes gallows after Singapore reforms

Singaporean Abdul Haleem Abdul Karim was saved from the gallows because he was a mere courier.

Bali court upholds death sentence for British grandmother

An Indonesian court upheld the death sentence handed down to a 56-year-old British grandmother found guilty of trafficking cocaine into Bali.

US: 6 charged in NY with smuggling drugs in candy

Authorities say a lost-luggage delivery driver ran an Ecuador-to-New York drug smuggling ring that stuffed cocaine into pastries.

South Korea: US soldier accused of smuggling drugs

A US Army private smuggled into South Korea about 3,400 grams of synthetic marijuana through international mail from Hungary, US since 2011.

Afghan heroin trafficker gets life in US prison

Haji Bagcho manufactured heroin in secret laboratories along Afghanistan`s border with Pakistan and sent heroin to more than 20 countries.

Malaysia: Mexicans sentenced to death over drugs

Drug trafficking carries a mandatory death penalty by hanging under Malaysia`s law.

Prioritise anti-drugs effort: Ban to Afghanistan

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 Noriega hospitalised

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was toppled by a 1989 American invasion and later convicted of drug running.

China concerned after sailors killed on Mekong

China`s growing presence in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world has prompted attacks, kidnappings and hijackings.