Kim Jong Yang

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 Alexander  Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry who serves as an Interpol vice president, was edged out of the top post following US, British and EU lobbying. Photograph: Russian Interior Ministry/Handout via Reuters

South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed(...)

 Alexander Prokopchuk, Russian candidate to head the  international police organisation Interpol, pictured in 2015. Photograph:  Russian interior ministry via Reuters

The Kremlin has denounced a group of US senators for interfering in an upcoming Interpol election in which a Russian law enforcer is running for leade(...)

Meng Hongwei: disappeared last month after a visit to China. Interpol said on Sunday its general secretariat had received his resignation as president. Photograph: Du Yu/Xinhua via AP

The Chinese former head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, who disappeared last month after a visit to China, is under investigation for accepting bribes, a (...)

This photo reportedly shows the last message sent by Meng Hongwei to his wife, Grace Meng. Photograph: AP Photo/John Leicester

China said on Sunday it had detained Meng Hongwei and was investigating him for suspected wrongdoing, after the head of the global law enforcement org(...)