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Border Security


Conference examines charcoal smuggling and terrorism

A charcoal stockpile.The inaugural conference on combatting the illicit smuggling of charcoal was held at the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) headquarters in Bahrain on 23 July 2018.

 

Kruger anti-poaching ops net 23 suspects

Kruger anti-poaching operationsIn just over two weeks, Kruger National Park officials and rangers arrested 23 suspected rhino poachers and confiscated 10 high calibre rifles.
 

Kenya court releases jailed ivory smuggler

Kenya court releases ivory smugglerA court in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa set free a man convicted by a lower court in July 2016 of smuggling ivory and jailed for 20 years.
   

Passage to Libya not available on Aquarius

Aquarius back in MediterraneanRescue ship Aquarius, which picked up almost 3,000 migrants from the Mediterranean this year, will carry out rescue missions without waiting for orders from coastguards and will not return people to Libya, its search and rescue head said.
 

Major migrant rescue in Mediterranean

Spain migrant rescueAlmost 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean at the weekend as they attempted to cross from Morocco to Spain, Spanish rescue services said.

   

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