Latest Smuggling Stories

2008-09-04 11:25:00

A U.S. agency said on Thursday that cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year while abuse of prescription pain drugs increased.

2008-08-02 09:00:08

A tunnel used to smuggle goods into Gaza from Egypt has collapsed, killing at least five people and injuring 16, Palestinian sources say.

2008-07-24 09:01:06

Text of report in English by Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Society" page: "PM calls for end to petrol smuggling"] Hanoi (VNA) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urged relevant ministries, cities and provinces to take bold measures to prevent petrol smuggling across borders in an official document released on July 22.

2008-06-26 09:02:50

By Stuart Arnold HEALTH and community workers could be asked to collect information on smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes as part of a plan to cut off their supply in the North-East.

2008-06-24 15:02:58

By GEMMA FRASER DOZENS of pupils and parents staged a "strike" outside Bonnington Primary School today over plans to close it at Christmas. Children carried placards with Save Our School messages, while a huge red banner reading "Bonnington Say No To Closure" was draped along the school railings.

2008-06-22 15:00:19

By Gemma Fraser CHILDREN at an under-threat primary are staging a "strike" outside their school to protest against plans to close it.

2008-06-22 15:00:19

By Gemma Fraser ANGRY parents will join pupils in staging a "strike" outside their under-threat primary school. The mums, dads and youngsters will form a picket line complete with banners and placards, outside Bonnington Primary in Leith.

2008-06-20 15:00:12

By W Zachary Malinowski Federal agents seized $2.7 million that had been paid for illegal shipments of a human growth hormone. PROVIDENCE -- A U.S.

2008-06-19 15:00:24

SNIFFER dogs have been deployed to Edinburgh Airport as part of a crackdown on drug smuggling. Police are working with the UK Border Agency to tighten security at the airport as part of the week-long initiative.

2008-06-18 18:00:45

A magistrate and a sheriff's deputy were indicted on human trafficking charges involving a nanny from India, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. Malika Garrett of Woodstock, Ga.; her husband, Russell Garrett, a sheriff's deputy, and her father-in-law, D.

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