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Wife of ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei granted asylum in France

Chinese prosecutors this month filed formal charges against ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, accusing him of abuse of power and taking bribes.

China indicts former Interpol chief on bribery charges

The announcement from the prosecutor's office in the northeastern city of Tianjin said Meng had abused his positions, including as a vice minister of public security and head of the maritime police to "illegally accept cash and property in return for performing favors for others."


China says probing more people after former Interpol chief's fall

China had announced earlier on Wednesday that an investigation had found Meng spent "lavish" amounts of state funds, abused his power and refused to follow party decisions, and that he had been expelled from the party and sacked as deputy public security minister.

Interpol turns down Pakistan's demand of action against ex-envoy

The Supreme Court had issued warrants to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to produce Haqqani, a prominent critic of Pakistan's military, before it in January last year, but the Interpol had refused to issue an arrest warrant against him in April last.

South Korea's Kim Jong Yang named Interpol president in blow to Russia

Kim's win means he secured at least two-thirds of votes cast at Interpol's general assembly in Dubai on Wednesday.

Interpol meets to select new president after China's arrest

Meng Hongwei— who was China's vice minister of public security while also leading Interpol — went missing while on a trip to China in September.


Interpol seizes 500 tonnes of illicit drugs in worldwide raids

Interpol, based in the French city of Lyon, said an operation codenamed Pangea XI had led to 859 arrests worldwide and the seizure of some $14 million worth of potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals.

Missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei resigns, new chief to be elected in November

MIssing Interpol president: Kim Jong Yang of South Korea will be the acting president of the international criminal police organization until the new president is elected at a meeting in Dubai on 18-21 November, Interpol said.

Missing Interpol president: Wife says he sent knife image as danger signal

Meng Hongwei's wife said she has had no further contact with him since the message that was sent on September 25. She says four minutes before Meng shared the image, he had sent a message saying "Wait for my call".

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

Meng, who is also a vice minister of public security in China, had been reported missing by his wife after travelling last month from France, where Interpol is based, to China.