Covering 109 countries, Interpol's Operation Thunderball seized some 23 primates, 30 big cats, more than 4,300 birds, nearly 1,500 live reptiles and close to 10,000 turtles and tortoises.
The artefact was sold to an unknown buyer for $5.97 million at Christie's auction house last week. After the sale, Egypt's national prosecutors asked Interpol "to issue a circular to trace" such artefacts over alleged missing paperwork.
Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic says troops ready to act as Kosovo police continue operation against suspected organised crime in the predominantly Serb north.
More arrests were expected as officials in nearly 60 countries pursue investigations stemming from an Interpol operation launched two years ago into a hidden "dark web" site with 63,000 users worldwide.
Investigators of Ethiopian Airlines plane crash successfully downloaded the cockpit voice recorder of the Boeing 737 MAX 8, leading new details of what brought the plane down.
The international police organisation, on Turkey's request, issued a red notice for 20 Saudi suspects over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkey's justice ministry says.
Court hands out death sentence to gunman and an accomplice involved in planning the killing while two other men involved in the crime received prison sentences. A fifth suspect thought to be the crime's mastermind remains at large.
More than 300 people have lost their lives in Daesh-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the terror group has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket, and gun attacks.
Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was arrested in November at a Bangkok airport while on a honeymoon trip following an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request.
Thailand is between a rock and a hard place trying to pick who it is more willing to upset; Bahrain and the GCC or Australia, human rights organisations, and football's governing bodies.
While lawmakers in the US and the European Parliament are pressing Cairo to release thousands of detained people, the daughter of one prisoner, Ola al Qaradawi, has been fighting a legal battle against Sisi's state.
Accused of various crimes by Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el Sisi, Interpol's clean chit to the scholar comes as a setback to the Saudi-led bloc in the Middle East.
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