About: arms smuggling

Migrants take new Balkan route through Bosnia

A new Balkan route through Bosnia has opened up for migrants, four years after a crisis in which more than one million people landed on Europe's shores.
Politics 07-04-2017

France says backs West African cooperation against Islamists

France backs efforts by West African states to boost security in the Sahel region, including a plan for a 5,000-strong multinational force to combat Islamist fighters, its foreign minister said yesterday (6 April).
Global Europe 15-06-2016

UN authorises EU operation against Libya arms smuggling

The UN Security Council on Tuesday (14 June) approved an EU operation to intercept ships suspected of arms smuggling to Libya, moving to shore up Tripoli's unity government as it battles the Islamic State group.

Ukraine says detained French rightist planned attacks on Euro 2016

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said on Monday (6 June) that a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting.