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BANGKOK: A Thai court of appeal has increased prison time for a former army general and more than 50 others convicted in the country’s largest human trafficking trial.
PASIR MAS (Bernama): About 8,000 cartons of cigarettes worth RM2.4mil including tax were seized by a team from the Eighth Battalion of the General Operations Force (PGA8) in a raid on an illegal jetty near Kuala Jambu, Tumpat, 24 km from here, early Saturday (Nov 2).
(Reuters) - Police in Vietnam arrested two people and summoned others for questioning on Friday on suspicion of involvement in the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in the back of a truck in Britain last week, authorities said.
BELFAST (Reuters) - A second man was charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London, British police said on Friday, as they confirmed they now believe all the victims were Vietnamese.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court of appeal has increased prison time for a former army general and more than fifty others convicted in the country's largest human trafficking trial.
BERLIN (Reuters) - When Hans Schulze was imprisoned in Communist East Germany back in the 1980s, he never thought he'd ever return once he got out. But now he regularly unlocks his old cell door to show tourists what life was like in a jail run by the Stasi secret police.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police found 12 migrants alive in a refrigerated truck at a motorway parking area in northern Belgium on Wednesday after the driver alerted authorities, a federal police spokeswoman said.
EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - Immigration arrests at the U.S. border with Mexico soared 88 percent in fiscal 2019 in what U.S. officials on Tuesday labeled a crisis while unveiling their latest measure to combat the trend: expediting the deportation of asylum seekers.
London: A UK court remanded in custody a truck driver over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants he had been smuggling in a human trafficking case that has horrified Britain and sparked a desperate search for their country of origin.
YEN THANH: Several townships in rural Vietnam sank into mourning with communities believing that many of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London this week came from poor, rice-growing areas of the country.