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Europol: Islamic State planning new terror attacks in Europe

The Islamic State extremist organization is planning fresh terrorist attacks in Europe in the near future, European law enforcement agency Europol warned in a report published in The Hague on...

Police shut down 4,500 websites selling fake products

Police have shut down 4,500 websites selling fake goods as part of a worldwide crackdown on trademark piracy, European law enforcement agency Europol reported.

Police detain 200 suspects at world airports for airline ticket fraud

One hundred and ninety-three suspects were detained over a five-day period at airports around the globe as part of a crackdown on fraudulently purchased airline tickets, according to a statement...

European police sting nets 2.4 tons of cocaine, more than 300 arrests

A European police operation has netted 2.38 tons of cocaine, resulted in 314 arrests, while also freeing 529 human-trafficking victims, the Europol policing agency said in a statement Wednesday....

Italy police bust smuggling ring that took migrants to Germany

A migrant smuggling ring that helped Syrians and others reach Austria, Germany and France was dismantled in an operation led by Italian police, the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol...

Europe-wide operation against online paedophiles leads to 75 arrests

Some 75 people have been arrested across Europe for sharing paedophiliac material on the internet, according to separate statements from the Italian police and the European Union's law enforcement...

Report: Europol to hunt for Islamic State members in Greek camps

The European Union's police force is teaming up with the Greek authorities to search for Islamic State members in the country's migrant camps, according to a newspaper report on Saturday.

Europol: Link between Islamic State and recent terrorist attacks weak

The link between the Islamic State extremist group and a recent string of terrorist attacks in Europe and the United States is weak, said Europol on Wednesday, noting that mental illness might...

Europol: More than 200 terrorist attacks and attempts in EU last year

The European Union recorded more than 200 successful and failed terrorist attacks last year, the head of its counterterrorism centre said Monday.

EU grants Europol new powers in fighting terrorism

The EU police agency Europol is set to acquire new powers in its fight against terrorism and other serious crimes, after the European Parliament on Wednesday gave its blessing to the changes.

Britain's security at risk in case of Brexit, Europol chief says

A departure from the European Union would have negative consequences for Britain's security, the chief of the bloc's police agency said Monday.

Europol opens new centre to step up fight against migrant smugglers

The EU police agency Europol launched Monday a new centre to help combat migrant smuggling, as Europe continues to struggle with an unabated migration influx.

Europol: At least 10,000 refugee children missing in Europe

At least 10,000 refugee children who travelled unaccompanied to Europe this year have disappeared without a trace, a spokesman for the European Union's law enforcement agency told dpa on Sunday....

Mugshots of Europe's most wanted fugitives posted on manhunt website

Mugshots and descriptions of the 45 most wanted fugitives in Europe have been released on a new website, the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol said in a press release Friday.

Europol: New terrorist attack likely in Europe, particularly France

Terrorists affiliated with Islamic State militants or other extremist groups are expected to attempt another large-scale terrorist attack in Europe and are likely to again target France, the...