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China-Nepal border witnessing a spike in gold smuggling

Border crossings between Nepal and China have become hubs for gold smuggling and illegal transactions, media reports said.

French couple jailed in UK for smuggling migrants inside furniture

A French couple have been jailed for almost 10 years after they trapped Vietnamese migrants, including children, inside sofas to smuggle them into the UK.

Pakistan: Senior cop found involved in cross-border drug smuggling via drones

A case has been registered against a senior Pakistani police official in Lahore for his alleged involvement in cross-border drug smuggling via drones.

The Pakistan Connection: High Court rejects bail plea in drug smuggling case

In a gripping legal battle that exposes the darker underbelly of cross-border crimes, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken a firm stand against the delivery of contraband and arms through clandestine drone networks from across the Pakistan border.

Sri Lanka: Navy arrests suspect over smuggling kendu leaves

Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy said it apprehended a suspect with 1,947 kg smuggled kendu leaves on the western coast of the South Asian country on Sunday morning.

Pakistan authorities foil smuggling bid from Afghanistan via Torkham border crossing

Torkham, Afghanistan: The Pakistan Customs authorities have foiled a bid to smuggle arms from Afghanistan at the Torkham border crossing, media reports said on Monday.

Smuggling issue hits trade bond between Pakistan-Iran

Islamabad: Smuggling of goods remains high between Pakistan and Iran due to high tariffs despite a preferential trade agreement (PTA) and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) inked between the two nations, media reports said.

FBM spokesperson says FATF must blacklist Pakistan for promoting religious extremism and drug smuggling

Quetta: Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) spokesperson Gamshaad Baloch has said Pakistan is still promoting religious extremism in occupied Balochistan, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, urging the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to not overlook the current wave of religious violence in the nation.

At least 2.5 million migrants were smuggled in 2016, first UN global study shows

New York, June 14 (IBNS): According to the first ever Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants, released by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Wednesday, at least 2.5 million migrants were smuggled during the course of 2016.

Two Indians face jail time for smuggling foreigners into US

Newark, Mar 22 (IBNS): Two Indian men are each facing 17 months of jail time for smuggling foreigners into Newark, New Jersey, reports said.