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Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs
4 Aug 2019
Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. The drugs were found in 211 sports bags.
Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee
21 Jul 2019
A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention.
More than 2 tons of cocaine seized in Guatemala
21 May 2019
About 2.3 tons of cocaine seized in various police raids in southwestern Guatemala arrive at the air force base in the country's capital.
Italy makes biggest cocaine bust in 25 years
3 Feb 2019
This week Italian authorities intercepted a whopping €650 million ($725 million) in international cocaine shipments. The cocaine was seized in Italian ports on shipments from Latin America to Spain.
Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin in system, autopsy shows
20 Jun 2017
Late 'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher had traces of cocaine, heroin and MDMA in her system according to the full autopsy report.
Australian police unveil massive cocaine bust
29 Dec 2016
Australian police say they have seized $A360 million ($259 million) worth of cocaine in two major drug busts, bringing down a cocaine syndicate.
Peace at last? Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord
27 Sep 2016