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UN rights investigator on surprise Philippine visit

The United Nations' special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings condemned Friday the use of violence to combat illegal drugs, as she made a surprise visit to the Philippines that angered President Rodrigo Duterte.

Narcos in southern Spain increasingly brazen

Attacks on police, unloading drugs in broad daylight... Drug traffickers in southern Spain are operating in an increasingly brazen manner that has authorities worried.

Bodyguard of El Chapo's sons killed after jailbreak

The head bodyguard of the sons of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman has been killed by soldiers while on the run following a jail break last month, officials said Saturday.

Mexican drug lord set to appeal US extradition

Lawyers for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman could file on Tuesday an appeal to prevent his extradition to the United States, arguing he could face the death penalty.

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