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    Balkan's top wanted drug lord arrested

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    One of the most wanted men in the Balkans has been arrested after an international manhunt. Darko Saric faces charges including trafficking 5.7 tonnes of cocaine from South America to Europe. He earned his 'wanted' status, when about three tonnes of cocaine, which he planned to smuggle to an ocean liner to Western Europe from Uruguay where intercepted five years ago. Saric has given himself up to Serbian police after an operation involving US intelligence agency the CIA in South America. Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports.