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2010-06-15 09:20:00

DALLAS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc. and INTERPOL have announced the delivery of secure, multipurpose global identification cards and service for INTERPOL officers to expedite uninterrupted travel on missions in the pursuit of transnational criminals. This public-private partnership will provide law enforcement with the right combination of state-of-the-art eID documents, systems, and services to move the world from a one size fits all approach to a targeted approach for...

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2010-03-25 10:45:00

African gorillas and great apes are facing a number of issues that threaten their existence, and could reduce their numbers substantially by 2030, according to a March 24 report. The study, entitled "The Last Stand of the Gorilla - Environmental Crime and Conflict" and presented at the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Qatar, has concluded that illegal logging, mining, poaching, and illness are forcing gorillas closer to extinction while also...

2009-11-26 12:52:00

LYON, France, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the decision by a Swiss federal court to release Roman Polanski on bail, INTERPOL has issued an alert reminding all 188 member countries that he remains the subject of a valid Red Notice, an international wanted persons notice, issued at the request of US authorities. The message, sent by INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon, France, also requests each of its National Central Bureaus (NCBs) to ensure that border control...

2009-11-19 20:12:00

LYON, France, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to an ever-increasing number of websites supplying dangerous and illegal medicines, Operation Pangea II, involving 24 countries, was coordinated by INTERPOL and the World Health Organization's International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT) to highlight the dangers of buying medicines online. The week long global initiative resulted in a series of arrests and the seizure of thousands of potentially harmful medical...

2009-10-15 16:00:00

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pakistan has become the first member country of INTERPOL to waive visa entry requirements for bearers of the new INTERPOL e-passport. The world's leading international police agency issued its first-ever passports to the INTERPOL officials participating in its General Assembly in Singapore this week with 800 global law enforcement officials in attendance. The INTERPOL e-passport will ensure the fastest response by INTERPOL following terrorist...

2009-10-13 14:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Digital Crimes Consortium, Microsoft Corp. and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) -- the nation's premier provider of economic and high-tech crime training to law enforcement agencies -- announced an agreement establishing NW3C as the first U.S.-based distributor of the Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE). A Microsoft-developed program, COFEE uses digital forensic technologies to help investigators...

2009-10-11 20:24:00

SINGAPORE, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INTERPOL and the United Nations have partnered to secure international commitments for greater support for the role of police in peacekeeping operations worldwide. This increased support is seen as a key element to restoring the rule of law in post conflict zones, fragile states and achieving sustainable peace. Secretary General Ronald K. Noble described INTERPOL's partnership with the UN as "an alliance of all nations" that would commit...

2009-09-22 08:59:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERPOL's Secretary General Ronald K. Noble today announced that the EDAPS Consortium had been chosen to design and produce the world's largest police organization's first-ever e-passport. Incorporating state-of-the-art technology, the e-passport for the Heads of INTERPOL's 187 National Central Bureaus (NCBs), Executive Committee members and staff from its General Secretariat headquarters will set new standards in document security. Delivering the...

2009-06-05 13:08:10

Authorities in Moscow said they arrested a man who allegedly posed as an Interpol agent to swindle a woman out of more than $35,000. An unidentified man, who posed as the police major-general of the Russian National Central Bureau of Interpol, offered to the woman his assistance in purchasing non-residential quarters in Moscow. The defrauded woman gave 1.1 million roubles ($35,605) to him, but as the disguised 'major- general' did not give to her the promised assistance she turned to police,...

2009-04-15 10:30:00

Furthering the company's commitment to public safety, Microsoft announces support of INTERPOL's Global Security Initiative. REDMOND, Wash., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Worldwide Public Safety Symposium, Microsoft Corp. announced two ways the company is helping governments increase multiagency operational effectiveness, reduce costs, and improve collaboration and information sharing to help combat threats to public safety and security. (Logo:...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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