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US ‘Wanted’ posters of the Kinahans – Christy, Daniel and Christopher jnr

Violence associated with the Kinahan crime cartel has been documented in a number of EU member states, leading to murders in four countries, an expans(...)

Daniel Weavers (42), an engineer with an address at Castletreasure, Douglas, Cork, pleaded guilty at Cork District Court to two counts of sending a menacing message by telephone to British police on October 18th, 2021. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

An Englishman living in Cork has been given a three-month suspended sentence after he admitted threatening to kill a British Labour MP before warning (...)

The identities of the men were confirmed with the UK National Crime Agency, Interpol and Swedish police. Photograph: iStock

Three men have appeared before the High Court after they were arrested under European warrants issued by Swedish authorities, An Garda Síochána has sa(...)

Lisa Smith, from Dundalk, Co. Louth, arriving at the Special Criminal Court  where her trial continues. Photograph: Collins Courts

An American Islamic convert who taught Lisa Smith about the Koran and helped get her out of a women’s “prison” in Syria was wanted by the FBI to face (...)

‘For the first time in human history you can inflict large-scale crime on a wealthy entity without you or an accomplice ever setting foot in it.’ Image: iStock

The day the Irish Health Service Executive computers were crippled by Russian hackers may never be forgotten by the medics, IT specialists, government(...)

The man, who is aged in his 70s and connected to the company Process & Industrial Development (P&ID), is suspected of passing on cash to a Nigerian official to help secure a contract to convert excess gas from the country’s oilfields into energy. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí have arrested an Irishman as part of an investigation into the alleged bribery of Nigerian officials in relation to an energy deal which gave r(...)

FARC rebels rest on a window of a local store at a small village in the mountains of Colombia. File Photograph: Federico Rios Escobar/The New York Times

A top commander belonging to a group of former Colombian rebels who rearmed following a 2016 peace deal was killed in an ambush in Venezuela, Colombia(...)

Delegates at the Garda Representative Association’s annual conference in  Killarney, Co Kerry. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The new Garda Anti-Corruption Unit is designed to “protect” and “shield” gardaí, a senior officer has told Garda Representative Association officials.(...)

The GRA  is a powerful organisation which represents 12,500 gardaí  and which has a yearly income of almost €4m  in membership fees alone. Photograph: Getty Images

When members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) meet in Kerry for its annual conference on Tuesday it will be against a backdrop of deep mi(...)

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of Russia’s top cybersecurity company, denies US and UK claims that his eponymous firm has links to Moscow’s security services. (The device visible over his shoulder in the office is an anti-drone system.) Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

Hackers in Russia who target foreign firms and critical infrastructure such as Ireland’s health service will enjoy impunity until the West works more (...)

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