cocaine

Malta customs seizes 350 kilograms cocaine: country's biggest bust

More than 350 kilograms of cocaine were found in a container in Malta, the island's largest-ever narcotics bust, the customs department said on Thursday. 

Cops bust Italy-Colombia cocaine trafficking ring ahead of 8-ton deal

Police said Thursday they have arrested 68 suspected members of an international drug trafficking ring made up of mobsters and businessmen that was about to smuggle eight tons of cocaine from Colombia to Italy.

Australian police seize 1 ton of cocaine, arrest 15

Australian authorities seized more than a ton of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars, police said Thursday describing it as one of the country's largest drug busts.

Report: London is Europe's cocaine capital, just not at weekend

London is Europe's cocaine capital, but only from Monday to Friday, according to research released on Tuesday into drug use across the continent.

German police nab 49 kilograms of cocaine hidden in banana crates

German police on Friday reported confiscating 49 kilograms of cocaine hidden in banana crates, a haul that would have had a street market value of about 4 million to 5 million euros (4.2 million to 5.3 million dollars).

Philippines arrests Malaysian with more than 4 kilos of cocaine

A Malaysian national was arrested in the Philippines after authorities found more than 4 kilos of cocaine in his luggage, immigration officials said Tuesday.

Italy seizes 77 million euros of cocaine from ship coming from Brazil

Some 385 kilogrammes of "very pure" cocaine, with a market value of 77 million euros (85 million dollars), were seized from a container ship coming from Brazil, Italy's financial police Guardia di Finanza said Thursday.

Record 300 tons of cocaine seized this year in Colombia

Colombian anti-drug squads have this year seized a record haul of around 300 tons of cocaine.

370 kilos of cocaine found at Coca-Cola factory in France

Coca-Cola may have taken the cocaine out of its fizzy brew over a century ago, but 370 kilograms of the drug have been found in the drink maker's plant in southern France, a local newspaper reported.

Three Canadians charged with record cocaine haul aboard cruise ship

Three Canadians appeared in a local court on Monday accused of smuggling 95 kilograms of cocaine aboard a cruise ship in Sydney.

Belgian customs finds 1.7 tons of cocaine under banana shipment

Belgian customs authorities found 1,500 packages containing 1.7 tons of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas, the Finance Ministry announced Wednesday, according to the Belga news agency. 

Dust bust: Bolivia seize record 7.5 tons of cocaine

Bolivian police nabbed a tractor-trailer truck carrying 7.5 tons of cocaine bound for the United States in the country's largest-ever cocaine bust, Bolivia's Interior Minister Carlos Romero said Monday.

Britain jails pilot for 19 years for smuggling cocaine from Germany

A British court jailed a light-aircraft pilot for 19 years on Tuesday after he was convicted of smuggling cocaine worth tens of millions of pounds on flights from Germany.