In this image taken from video footage run by China’s CCTV, Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg attends his retrial in northeastern China. A Chinese court has sentenced him to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is escalating tensions between the countries over the Canadian arrest of a top Chinese technology executive.
(CCTV via AP)
Now is the time to give China the chance to show that while the Chinese justice system can mete out punishment, it can also exercise compassion and could spare the life of a Canadian drug smuggler.
From terrorism to drug smuggling and theft, the hostile insider is an often overlooked threat to airport security and safety.
Sailors from the French Navy ship “La Somme” board a small craft after a pirate attack on a French command and supply ship in 2010.
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The number of piracy attacks has certainly declined. But the risk of being attacked at sea remains.
An addict prepares heroin in Lamu on the east coast of Kenya.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.