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Traffickers seen thriving in Europe as Covid-19 hits victim support

Traffickers seen thriving in Europe as Covid-19 hits victim support

Human traffickers across Europe have taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to exploit more vulnerable people, while efforts to bring them to justice and support their victims have been disrupted, a European human rights body said on Friday.

Thirty Rohingya refugees rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Thirty Rohingya refugees rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Thirty Rohingya refugees were rescued from being trafficked to Malaysia in two separate incidents on Thursday night and Friday morning in the city of Cox's Bazar, officials said on Friday.

Seize human traffickers' money to help victims, urge campaigners

Seize human traffickers' money to help victims, urge campaigners

Seizing the gains of human traffickers to compensate victims should be treated a priority by governments to crack down on the estimated $150 billion a year crime, an international anti-trafficking conference ...

6 drown after smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen sea

6 drown after smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen sea

Six migrants drowned and 13 went missing when smugglers forced 180 Ethiopian migrants off a boat bound for Yemen, a day after a similar incident left 50 dead, the International Organisation for Migration said.

Nickel bucks the trend of slower Chinese metal imports

Nickel bucks the trend of slower Chinese metal imports

China’s pull on refined metal from the rest of the world was much diminished in the first half of this year.

Lovely airport, where are the planes? China’s white elephants emerge

Lovely airport, where are the planes? China’s white elephants emerge

When officials reopened the airport on the sparsely populated Dachangshan island off China’s north-east .