A man alleged to be a senior member of a Tijuana-based drug cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial.
Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution Thursday, but it was hardly a reprieve as Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden to face questioning on sex crime charges.
London diplomatic official Paul Whiteway talks about Julian Assange's asylum, saying he's not free to leave the UK.
Australia's High Court on Wednesday rejected an extradition request from Hungary for a suspected Nazi war criminal, ending a legal battle that began in 2005.
A Mexican presidential candidate taps a Colombian general as drug war adviser.
One of the most high-profile women accused of connections with Mexico's drug trade was extradited to the United States Thursday, officials said.
A German court Wednesday reactivated a request to extradite controversial conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson to Costa Rica after Watson's lawyer told the court he had skipped bail.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a Saturday deadline to be extradited to Sweden for questioning in sexual assault allegations, Swedish authorities said.
A Malaysian court has ruled that an Iranian man suspected of being involved with a series of bombs that went off in Bangkok in February can be extradited to Thailand.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on Thursday dismissed an application filed by an attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeking to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden.
The British Supreme Court denied Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden over sexual abuse allegations -- but the judges left open a surprise avenue Wednesday for the WikiLeaks founder to fight on.
CNN's Atika Shubert updates the legal and media swirl around WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange.
A federal judge approved the extradition to Germany of the mother of a man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Los Angeles over the New Year holidays, the U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday.
Joran van der Sloot told a judge and prosecutor Tuesday that he would prefer to finish serving a 28-year murder sentence in Peru rather than be extradited to the United States to face charges related to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, his Peruvian lawyer said.
Joran van der Sloot writes about his dating history and mentions Natalee Holloway in a letter from jail.
The process to extradite Joran van der Sloot from Peru to the United States to face criminal charges has begun, according to Maximo Altez, van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled against five terror suspects Tuesday, saying that they can be extradited to the United States despite their claims that they will be poorly treated.
CNN's Dan Rivers reports on the extradition from Britain of five alleged terrorists to face trial in the U.S.
A British court will consider the extradition of Shrien Dewani, accused in S. Africa of planning the murder of his wife.
The extradition of honeymoon killing suspect Shrien Dewani to South Africa was temporarily halted Friday on mental health grounds, the High Court in London said.
A Singapore court ruled Friday that four people can be extradited to the United States to face conspiracy charges after electronic components from a U.S. company were smuggled to Iran and ended up in explosives in Iraq.
One-time reality television producer Bruce Beresford-Redman has been extradited to Mexico to stand trial on murder charges in the 2010 death of his wife, a family spokesman said Wednesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, under house arrest in Britain for more than a year, appeared at the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to fight his extradition to Sweden.
Gruesome and seemingly endless accounts of violence in Mexico have obscured one notable bright spot in Latin America's high-stakes struggle with powerful drug gangs. In Colombia, once home to the world's biggest cocaine cartels, new crime organizations are being picked apart with silent efficiency -- aided by Bogota's enthusiastic embrace of extradition.
Panamanian officials are preparing for the return of former dictator Manuel Noriega, who is scheduled to be extradited from France this weekend, Panama's foreign minister told CNN en Español.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to his home country, a French appeals court said in an opinion issued Wednesday, according to a court spokeswoman.
A Portuguese appeals court has ruled against extraditing fugitive American hijacking suspect George Wright to the United States, his attorney said Thursday.
Guatemala's president has authorized the extradition of former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to face money-laundering charges in the United States, state media reported Tuesday.
A Tunisian court has rejected a request to release Libya's former prime minister, who is set to be extradited back to his country, Tunisia's official news agency reported Wednesday.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange lost a court battle to stay in the United Kingdom Wednesday and will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over sex charges, a court ruled.
A court ruled Wednesday that WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over accusations of sex crimes made by two women, despite his legal battle to stay in Britain. Some key players in the WikiLeaks saga are split on how they feel about Assange, but they all agree the website's future could be dire.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Wednesday whether he is to be extradited to Sweden to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations, a U.K court said.
CNN's Susan Candiotti on latest details surrounding the capture of George Wright after 40 years.
U.S. authorities were able to locate in Portugal a fugitive accused of hijacking a plane in the name of black liberation by tracking his travel patterns, a law enforcement source said.
Dan Rivers reports on George Wright - the man recently captured in Portugal after being on the run for four decades.
It could take months before George Wright is extradited to the United States to serve out the remainder of a lengthy prison term for murder, a lawyer familiar with Portuguese criminal law told CNN Wednesday.
Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May has signed an order for British businessman Shrien Dewani's extradition to South Africa, the Home Office said in a statement on Wednesday.
A Colombian man who federal authorities say was a leader of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was convicted in U.S. federal court Thursday of conspiring to import thousands of kilograms of cocaine into the United States, according to prosecutors.
Christopher Coke, an international drug kingpin whose arrest and extradition to the United States was preceded by a horrific gun battle in Jamaica that left dozens of civilians dead, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to racketeering and assault charges.
Families of victims of 1988's Pan Am crash call on the U.S. government to oust and then prosecute Moammar Gadhafi.
Politicians on both sides of the Atlantic are demanding that Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi.
A British man can be extradited to South Africa to face trial in the alleged killing of his wife while on honeymoon last year, a British court ruled Wednesday.
France has ordered the extradition of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega to Panama, where he faces charges that he ordered a political rival to be killed.
A federal magistrate judge signed an order Tuesday certifying that requirements have been met for former reality TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman to be extradited to Mexico for trial on charges of killing his wife, a defense lawyer confirmed.
An extradition hearing resumed Monday in the case of a British man wanted in South Africa on suspicion of arranging the murder of his wife.
Guatemalan officials backtracked Thursday on plans to extradite the country's former interior minister from Spain, saying justice would be better served if he is tried in Spain.
Arguments over whether WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations wrapped up Wednesday with no immediate answer.
Bruce Beresford-Redman is still waiting to be extradited to Mexico a year after his wife was found murdered.
Julian Assange's lawyers are taking a more conciliatory approach to his extradition appeal, reports CNN's Atika Shubert.
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has asked an appeals court to block his extradition to Sweden from the United Kingdom to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations.
France will begin the administrative process to extradite former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega to the Central American country, the French foreign ministry said Monday.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is en route to face war crimes charges at The Hague.
A Spanish court on Tuesday approved the extradition of former Guatemalan Interior Minister Carlos Vielmann to his homeland to face 10 murder charges stemming from incidents at two prisons there.
A former British negotiator for Bosnia discusses Ratko Mladic facing extradition to The Hague.
A Mexican drug cartel operative accused in the killing of a U.S. immigration agent in Mexico faces extradition to the United States, Mexico's attorney general's office announced Tuesday.
An extradition treaty signed this week between the Netherlands and Peru could open the door for Joran Van der Sloot to return to his native country if convicted in the death of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman.
Walid Makled Garcia, accused of being one of the world's top drug lords, was extradited from Colombia to Venezuela on Monday, Venezuelan state media said.
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange responds to a judge's order to extradite him to Sweden for questioning in a sex case.
Lawyers for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange have filed an appeal against his extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sex charges, a member of his defense team said Thursday.
A judge ruled Thursday that Britain can extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden for questioning over allegations of sexual misconduct.
CNN's Diana Magnay talks to a former WikiLeaks spokesman about a new book that claims Julian Assange was a megalomaniac.
The Australian government expects WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be treated fairly if he is extradited to Sweden, the Australian ambassador to Sweden said in a letter to the country's justice minister.
A court hearing to determine whether Britain will extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden ended Friday.
Lawyers for Julian Assange wrapped up their case against his extradition to Sweden on Tuesday and challenged a Swedish prosecutor to "come to London" to defend her handling of the sexual misconduct allegations facing the WikiLeaks founder.
Julian Assange's lawyers argue he shouldn't be extradited to Sweden for humanitarian reasons.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday a two-day hearing on whether to extradite him to Sweden is finally lifting the lid on sexual misconduct allegations he says are false and have blighted his reputation for months.
Mexican investigators believe reality TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman struck his wife's head with a stick, bat or metal tube before strangling her and dumping her body at a Cancun resort last year, according to documents filed this week in his extradition case.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could end up at Guantanamo Bay if he is extradited to Sweden, his lawyers will argue next month, according to legal papers they released Tuesday.
A foe of the Cuban Revolution goes on trial. CNN's Patrick Oppmann speaks with Cubans who call Luis Posada a terrorist.
For most of his 82 years, Luis Posada Carriles has endeavored with a single-minded determination to bring down the Cuban Revolution.
A would-be terrorist hid explosives in his underwear, and a bomb scare rattled Times Square in 2010. School bullies allegedly drove other kids to suicide. Witnesses recounted the day an Army psychiatrist gunned down 32 colleagues at Fort Hood, Texas, leaving the hallways slick with blood.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was released on bail Thursday in London, nine days after he was arrested for questioning about alleged sex crimes in Sweden.
Fifteen Mexican defendants charged in the United States with crimes ranging from murder to money laundering to drug trafficking have been extradited to the U.S., the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed himself over to police Tuesday, promptly appeared in court where he was denied bail and left for jail in a police van.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is refused bail on an arrest warrant and is remanded into custody until December 14.
The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by British police on a Swedish arrest warrant could presage a long legal battle if the United States wants to extradite him, particularly if Assange is first extradited to Sweden, experts said Tuesday.
After a legal battle that wound up before the Utah Supreme Court, polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was extradited from Utah to Texas to stand trial on sexual assault and bigamy charges, according to authorities in both states.
In July, CNN's Anderson Cooper and his panel discussed the decision to reverse Warren Jeffs' convictions.
Alleged cartel boss Edgar Valdez Villarreal -- alias "La Barbie" -- will be extradited to his native United States from Mexico, a spokesman for the Attorney General's Office in Mexico City said Saturday.
Suspected international arms dealer Viktor Bout is claiming that he was pressured by U.S. authorities to confess on his extradition flight from Thailand to the United States, a deputy spokesman for Russia's foreign ministry said Thursday.
An accused international arms dealer known as "The Merchant of Death" was extradited to the United States on terrorism charges Tuesday, Thai police said.
The Utah Court of Appeals said that polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs' extradition to Texas has been halted while the court considers his appeal of the extradition order, documents showed Monday.
A high-level Venezuelan official wanted by Spain in connection with links to a Basque terrorist group was due to testify Wednesday in a Venezuelan court looking into his extradition, the South American nation's top prosecutor said.
Attorneys for Utah polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs are asking a court to delay his extradition to Texas, where he faces charges including aggravated sexual assault of a child, until Utah authorities decide whether to retry him.
Samantha Geimer, who was 13 when director Roman Polanski had unlawful sex with her in 1977, said she is "very relieved" that the filmmaker was not extradited from Switzerland.
Samantha Geimer talks to CNN's Larry King about the incident between her and filmmaker Roman Polanski.
A Thai court has cleared the way for the United States to move to extradite an accused international arms dealer on terrorism charges, but he is expected to throw up as many legal roadblocks as possible.
A Thai court has rejected requests to drop money-laundering and wire-fraud charges against an accused international arms dealer.
Police in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday arrested a Chechen separatist leader wanted in Russia on terrorism charges, the Polish Press Agency reported.
Russian businessman Viktor Bout proclaimed his innocence Friday, accusing the United States of wrongfully portraying him as a billionaire arms dealer with ties to a Colombian guerrilla group.
Suspected international arms dealer Viktor Bout waited for extradition to the United States in a Thai prison Thursday as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs processed a letter from Washington to clear the way, government officials said.
A Thai appeals court ruled Friday that suspected international arms dealer Viktor Bout can be extradited to the United States.
A Thai appeals court ruled Friday that suspected international arms dealer Viktor Bout can be extradited to the United States.
Lawyers acting for Abid Naseer, wanted in the United States on suspicion of terrorism offenses, said Wednesday they are still waiting for the U.S. government to file formal papers seeking his extradition.
Reality TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, accused of killing his wife at a Cancun resort in April, could remain free for months while a Mexican federal judge re-examines the evidence in his case, his lawyer in Mexico said.
Former Bosnian leader Ejup Ganic will leave London for Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Wednesday, a day after a British court ruled that he not be extradited to Serbia.
Former Bosnian leader Ejup Ganic will not be extradited to Serbia, a British court ruled Tuesday, setting him free.
CNN's Atika Shubert delves into the decision not to send director Roman Polanski back to the U.S. to face sex charges.
A Justice Department official said Monday the United States was "deeply disappointed" with the decision by Switzerland's Justice Ministry to free filmmaker Roman Polanski instead of extraditing him to America to face sentencing for unlawful sex with a child.