A US grand jury on Wednesday indicted four men including the suspected driver in connection with the death of 53 migrants amid the sweltering heat during a smuggling attempt last month in Texas, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday. Dozens of migrants were packed into the back of a tractor-trailer that…
Early morning searches have taken place in Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Bremen and Baden-Württemberg. Police in Britain, Belgium, France and the Netherlands were also involved.
Trafficking of timber is rampant in the country because of the high demand for rosewood in China.
Iraqi authorities had arrested James Fitton, 66, at Baghdad International Airport in March for carrying small fragments of ancient pottery in his baggage.
The illicit smuggling of exotic animals through border countries like Bangladesh and Myanmar is rapidly on the rise. A lack of formal regulation of the sector allows the trade to flourish.