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Fact Sheet for International Criminal Police Organization

Country: France
Observations: The International Criminal Police Organization – Interpol (ICPO-Interpol), was created in 1923 to assist international criminal police co-operation. Interpol, once merely the organization's telegraphic address, was officially incorporated into the organization's new name adopted in 1956, prior to which it was known as the International Criminal Police Commission. Its work centers primarily on public safety and terrorism, organized crime, illicit drug production and drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, trafficking in human beings, money laundering, child pornography, financial and high-tech crime, and corruption.
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IACP Granted Observer Status at INTERPOL General Assembly

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) announced today that it has been granted observer status for the upcoming 83rd General Assembly of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL ©). The INTERPOL General Assembly is ... [Published Corrections Connection - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Missing boy with brain tumour could have been taken to Spain

Ashya KingSource: InterpolTHE SEARCH IS continuing for a young boy who has a brain tumour and was taken from hospital by his father.Today, authorities said they believe Ashya King, who is five years old, might be in Spain.Interpol said yesterday that ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Ashya King search: time running out for 'kidnapped' British boy

Cherbourg, France: A frantic police hunt is under way for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour taken from a British hospital by his family, as fears for his life intensify hourly .Ashya King's parents took him on Thursday from a hospital in the British ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Interpol alert for kidnapped sick boy

DOCTORS say time is running out for a desperately ill boy with a brain tumour who officials believe was kidnapped from hospital by his parents. ... [Published Herald Sun - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

How Egypt’s NGO trial made me an international fugitive

to register under a repressive law or risk prosecution. Being convicted as an NGO worker in Egypt has consequences far beyond that country's bordersBy Michelle Betz / 29 August, 2014Defendants in Egypt’s NGO trial held in cages during proceedings (Image: ... [Published Index on Censorship - 19 hours ago]
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From Interpol to Love and Theft, plenty of live music in the Inland Empire

Aug. 29--From Interpol's indie rock to Kill The Noise's electro house as well as Love and Theft's country stylings, there's a grab bag of music for fans locally. At the Fox Theater in Pomona, a number of new concerts have been added to the fall schedule ... [Published Street Sweeper - 19 hours ago]
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2 Philly men face child porn charges

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Interpol issue global red alert for missing boy

Interpol has issued a global alert for a desperately ill boy with a brain tumour who officials believe was kidnapped from hospital by his parents, dramatically ratcheting up the hunt for the five-year-old."At the request of UK authorities Interpol has ... [Published RTE Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Zahid: Malaysia working closely with Interpol

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry is working with intelligence agencies and Interpol to monitor the movements of Malaysians travelling via transit countries to Iraq and Syria.Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that the suspected militants ... [Published New Straits Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Syrian accused of making detonators with U.S. parts faces Arizona court

Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Ahmad, 36, was arrested in Turkey in 2011 on terrorism-related charges under an Interpol warrant and detained there until his extradition on Wednesday to the United States, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.A superseding ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

8/29/2014: Nation: SRK to spread awareness on crime for Interpol

NEW DELHI: Modern-era ‘Don’ Shah rukh Khan has become the first Indian actor to be roped in as Ambassador of Interpol’s initiative ‘ Turn Back Crime’ campaign, aimed at promoting greater awareness on how to prevent crime. The actor who gave new twist ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 9 reports

Shah Rukh Khan Joins Jackie Chan to Become Interpol's 'Turn Back Crime' Ambassador [PHOTOS]

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Interpol head: the criminals are winning [Published CNN.com - Video - Jun 18 2014]
Richard Quest speaks to Interpol's Ronald Noble about cyber crime, why criminals are winning and what needs to change. ...
Event: INTERPOL World 2015 [Published Help Net Security - News - Aug 25 2014]
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Interpol urges world response to Iraq extremists [Published Air Force Times - News - Aug 21 2014]
Interpol says the killing of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria shows the need for a coordinated international effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East. ...
Interpol versus the World Health Organisation [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Jul 31 2014]
In 2012, I wrote about the paranoid, megalomaniac delusions of the World Health Organisation's 'Conference of the Parties' (COP) shindig that was held in Korea that year. Amongst other things, they made the Walter Mitty decision to "eliminate the illicit ...
Interpol always with us - Zahid [Published JUST READ! - Mar 16 2014]
Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday rubbished claims by certain quarters, including foreign media and security agents that the government has repeatedly turned down offers by Interpol to assist investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines ...
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Audio/Video

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Papers, Please [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 11 2014]
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