"They don't like doing things that might embarrass or undermine certain countries," a policing reformer said of Interpol.
Authoritarian states around the world are using Interpol as a weapon to target dissidents, opposition figures and vulnerable communities who have sought sanctuary abroad.
Turkish police arrested 62 people after Istanbul-headquartered Thodex blocked users from accessing their accounts or withdrawing money for several days.
About 1,700 online pharmacies suspected of selling illicit medicines and medical devices contained cyber threats, according to analysis by the international crime-fighting organisation.
A DNA test quickly confirmed that a man detained in Glasgow on Friday evening was not Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès, who has been on the run since 2011.
Alexander Prokopchuk will not be heading the world's largest law enforcement cooperation agency - but Putin's abuse of international arrest warrants will go on.
The operation seized thousands of animals and identified around 1,400 people suspected of related criminal activity.
China used a so-called "red notice" label activist Dolkun Isa a terrorist.
Interpol declined to speculate whether the assailants were part of the Pink Panthers group.
ISIS fighters traveling without passports have started crossing Europe, a memo to Belgian police alleges.
The group sends a new message to the "Nations of the Cross" about further attacks.
A fractured regulatory system hampered by Big Pharma's meddling has led to a growing global falsification market.
ISIS militants allegedly smuggled into Europe through eastern Mediterranean borders disguised as refugees.
"Sweetie" sting reveals tens of thousands of men looking for underage girls to perform sexual acts on a webcam