Interpol elected a South Korean as the organization's president, edging out a veteran of Russia's security services who was strongly opposed by the U.S.
Interpol says a Chinese official who was reported missing has resigned as head of the international police agency. The update came after Beijing announced Meng Hongwei was under investigation in China.
French authorities launched an investigation into the disappearance of Interpol president Meng Hongwei, whose wife reported to French police that he went missing after returning to his native China last week, reported local media Friday.
Interpol urged all countries on Tuesday to obtain biometric data from fighters for the Islamic State and other extremist groups to help law enforcement track them down, especially when they return home.