Published: Sep 23, 2021
WASHINGTON - The 3,500-year-old cuneiform clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia that was seized by federal authorities in 2019 and officially forfeited by craft store Hobby Lobby in July is being returned to Iraq in a formal ceremony on Thursday afternoon.
Published: Jul 06, 2021
HAUCH AL-SAYED ALI, Lebanon - The pair of Lebanese army Land Rovers patrolling the lush terrain along the Syrian border pulled to a stop on a ridge overlooking a picturesque valley, and 1st Lt. Nicolas al-Turk hopped out.
Published: Jun 24, 2019
THE IMMIGRATION Bureau has intensified its crackdown on human-trafficking networks, which has resulted in the arrests of several alleged smugglers, Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingduang told the press yesterday.
Published: Jul 05, 2018
Paramilitary rangers and administrative officials in Ubon Ratchathani on Thursday confiscated 40 Siamese Rosewood logs from a gang of four to five suspects who were about to load the logs from their car onto a boat for smuggling across the Mekong river into Laos.
Published: Jul 03, 2018
TWENTY-FOUR Rohingya were abandoned by their smugglers on a Thai-Myanmar border mountain in Ranong province for nine days, the 25th Infantry Regiment’s Thepsatri Task Force commander Colonel Chalermporn Khamkhieo said yesterday.
Published: Apr 06, 2018
CAMBODIA’S rice exports declined in the first quarter of the year, down 3 per cent compared to the first three months of last year, a slide that rice exporters and industry representatives blamed on smuggling operations operating with impunity.
Published: Feb 02, 2016
THE Police Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) yesterday announced the arrest of three alleged members of a Myanmar-based drug trafficking ring along with a total of 500,000 ‘yaba’ pills and 31.8 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or ‘ice’.