A clash between police force in southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan and an armed gang of drug traffickers resulted in death of four members of the gang and seizure of over two tons of different kinds of drugs.
More than 3,000 people in Vietnam, most of them women and children, were trafficked between 2012 and 2017, many of them into China, the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security said on Friday, as parliament sought to tighten laws to tackle the problem.
Sexual predators and human traffickers are flocking to Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border looking to exploit vulnerable women and children of the suppressed Muslim minority, aide groups warned.
On the pitches of ramshackle football academies across West Africa, teenage boys chase one another in pursuit of the ball, the chance to impress, and the prospect of a lucrative contract with one of Europe's top teams.
Police commander in charge of campaign against drug trafficking in Fars province Colonel Mohammad Javad Tolaee said on Sunday that two drug traffickers who had swallowed some 560 grams of heroin were arrested.
Mexican authorities said drug gang members have confessed to killing 43 students from a teachers college in the country's south and described a grisly disposal of the bodies — burning them on a pyre and then pulverizing teeth and bones to prevent the remains from being identified.