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Europol to help probe Maltese journalist murder

VALLETTA: Three investigators from Europol will be travelling to Malta to help the investigation into the murder of Maltese journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia, police said on Thursday. Investigators on the island are already being assisted by FBI officers and Dutch forensic police. The move to involve the European Union's Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, whose officers are expected to touch down before the end of the week, comes following pressure from the European Parliament.…

‘Wish you were here’: Police send postcards to most wanted

THE HAGUE: European police forces are sending a series of cheeky "wish you were here" postcards this summer in a bid to track down 21 of the continent's most wanted criminals. "Dear Artur, Belgian fries are the best and we know you miss them. Come back to enjoy them - we'll have a nice surprise in store for you," says one postcard from the Belgian police. Complete with a cartoon of the Manneken Pis, a bunch of fries and a glass of beer, the card is addressed to Artur Nawrocki, who is on the run after being…

‘Too early’ to say who is behind cyberattacks: Europol

THE HAGUE: The European police agency said Tuesday it was still too early to determine who was behind a massive cyberattack which has caused global computer chaos, as researchers reported signs of a possible North Korean link. "We are open to investigate in all directions, but we don't speculate and we cannot confirm this. It's still too early to say anything," said senior spokesman for Europol, Jan Op Gen Oorth. "We are working on it. The investigation is ongoing," he told a wire service. "It could come from…

200,000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states: Europol

LONDON: The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said Sunday. The head of the pan-European Union policing agency said that few had given in to the demands for payment to unblock files so far, but warned that the situation was escalating. Wainwright said he was worried that the ransomware attack might spread further once people return to work on Monday and log on to their computers. "We are running around…