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Mexican police charged over US embassy staff shootout

An armoured US embassy vehicle is checked by military personal after it was attacked on the highway leading to the city of Cuernavaca, Mexico. Photo: AP

Mexican authorities charged 14 federal police officers with attempted murder on Friday over a shooting in August that wounded two US government employees, reportedly CIA agents.

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 2:48pm

US car target of Mexico CIA attack

The armoured US embassy vehicle is checked by military personal after it was attacked by unknown assailants on the highway leading to the city of Cuernavaca, near Tres Marias. Photo: AP

A senior US official says there is strong circumstantial evidence that Mexican federal police who fired on a US Embassy vehicle were working for organised crime on a assassination attempt.

3 Oct 2012 - 11:03am

Hongkongers held in Ice factory raid

Five Hongkongers, including twins, were arrested in a predawn raid on an Ice factory yesterday inside an upmarket gated complex in suburban Manila.

The men, who had been under surveillance for almost a year, were apparently caught off-guard when agents swooped at 4.30am, with one suspect trying to run away and another jumping into a creek.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Drug busts show many Canadian homes have gone to pot

In recent weeks, a series of raids throughout Canada produced record illegal-drug busts that prove what experts have forecast for some time now.

Canada's marijuana dealers have converted so many suburban homes and abandoned warehouses into pot farms, that the US$8.5 billion market is now three times the size of the nation's biggest legal crop - wheat.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Heroin worth $1m seized at airport

Anti-narcotics agents say they have crippled an international drugs syndicate after arresting one of its members and seizing about $1 million worth of pure heroin destined for Taiwan.

The 42-year-old courier was intercepted at the departure hall at Hong Kong International Airport as he was about to board a flight for Taipei yesterday.

21 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Cases highlight HK role in busting international rings

When you are right, it is a good idea to brag about your success. At least that is what the Hong Kong police plan to do when they push for greater co-operation between foreign law enforcement agencies at this week's Transnational Organised Crime Conference.

18 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

'Get smart' call on drugs

ENEMIES in the world of drug trafficking sometimes co-operate with each other better than government enforcement agencies, a top United States justice official said.

Deputy Assistant Attorney-General Mary Lee Warren said not enough had been done to fight drug trafficking in Hong Kong and the rest of Asia.

21 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

DEA chief meets Customs

THE head of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Thomas Constantine, yesterday met senior Hong Kong Customs officials to discuss international co-operation to restrict the flow of illegal drugs.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Seizures of drugs boost figures

SENIOR police officers will tomorrow detail a rise of about two per cent in half-yearly crime figures - boosted by a massive jump in seizures and arrests for drug offences.

News of the surprise rise, which includes increases in arrests for blackmail, bucks the year's downward crime trend.

28 Jul 1994 - 12:00am