In recent years, Asian immigrants have become the target of youth gangs in France. In August 2016, a man was killed in the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers.
In Latin America, the line between asylum seeker and refugee is fluid. State persecution of refugees rarely occurs, but the conflicts between rival gangs and drug cartels are growing. Pablo Kummetz reports.
A multi-armed "kraken" of family-linked crime gangs used young girls to commit robberies across Germany. Police say they have cut off one arm from the pan-European network.
A woman in Lucknow has been attacked with acid for the fourth time since 2011, Indian media reported. Violence against women very often goes unpunished in India, with several gang rape cases causing nationwide uproar.
Some 30 million narcotics users are hooked worldwide and deliveries are "thriving," especially cocaine to Europe and North America, according to the UN's drugs and crime agency. Opioids kill 190,000 sufferers annually.
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