Interpol elects its first woman president
Interpol has elected French police commissioner Mireille Balestrazzi as president. She is the first woman to be elected as Interpol chief, the Voice of Russia reported.
Balestrazzi, 58, became a police commissioner in France in 1975 and worked as a vice-president for Europe on Interpol's executive committee.
She is also known as a director of judicial police in Corsica in the 1990s.