The separate arrests in Belgium and Germany come amid warnings of a growing threat of Islamist violence linked to the Israel-Hamas conflict.
I spent a year investigating the cocaine cartels that have taken root in Europe and ushered in a new era of violent crime not seen since Italy’s struggle with La Cosa Nostra in the 1980s.
There is only one type of Champagne, and it's not a beer.
In her first interview since being granted asylum in Europe, transgender social media influencer Shakiro said she was repeatedly raped in prison after being jailed for 5 years in Cameroon.
A network that allegedly saw hundreds of women forced into sex work in Europe has been busted, with 28 suspects arrested.
A police official told VICE World News that Dutch and US authorities would be despairing after two accused cartel bosses were released from custody in Dubai.
Officials at the port of Antwerp say they cannot incinerate seized cocaine fast enough and fear the backlog could be robbed from storage depots.
"This is of course unacceptable," the local council in Ypres, Belgium, said.
“They can’t work out the proper charge for the bomb and keep blowing up the fucking money,” a Dutch police official told VICE World News.
The gold-crowned tooth is all that remains of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Belgium has recognised its "moral responsibility" for his killing.