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The World Anti-Doping Agency ( WADA ), French : Agence mondiale antidopage , is an independent foundation created through a collective initiative led by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Triad refers to the many branches of Chinese transnational organized crime organizations based in Hong Kong , Macau , Taiwan and also in countries with significant Chinese populations, such as the Philippines , Malaysia , Singapore , the United States , Canada , Australia , New Zealand and the United Kingdom .
Sketch of the 1901 maxi trial of suspected mafiosi in Palermo.
Yakuza ( ヤクザ or やくざ ?
The Sinaloa Cartel ( Spanish : Cártel de Sinaloa or CDS ) [ 5 ] is a drug-trafficking and organized crime syndicate based in the city of Culiacán, Sinaloa , [ 6 ] with operations in the Mexican states of Baja California , Durango , Sonora and Chihuahua . [ 7 ] [ 8 ] The cartel is also known as the Guzmán-Loera Organization and the Pacific Cartel , the latter due to the coast of Mexico from which it originated. The cartel has also been called the Federation and the Blood Alliance . [ 7 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ] [ 11 ] The 'Federation' was partially splintered when the Beltrán-Leyva brothers broke apart from the Sinaloa Cartel. [ 12 ]
The Tibetan independence movement is a movement for the independence of Tibet ( i / t ɨ ˈ b ɛ t / ; Tibetan : བོད་ , Wylie : Bod , pronounced [pʰø̀ʔ] ; simplified Chinese : 藏区 ; traditional Chinese : 藏區 ; pinyin : Zàngqū ) and the political separation of Tibet from the People's Republic of China .