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Human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’; almost a third of victims are children: UN report

  Trafficking victims from South Asian countries including India are detected in many parts of Europe, according to a new UN report that said human trafficking has taken “horrific dimensions” with children accounting for a third of those being trafficked. The ‘Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018’ from the […]

Bangladesh PM Hasina registers landslide win in general elections; opposition rejects ‘farcical’ polls

  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority, officials said Monday, even as the main opposition rejected the “farcical” elections which claimed 18 lives and left over 200 injured, making it one of the deadliest polls in the country. The ruling Awami League-led […]