Police said the gang illegally imported the puppies into Italy from “abusive farms” in Slovakia and sold them on as pets using falsified pedigree certificates.
Italian authorities have raided a suspected international dog trafficking ring, moving the puppies from eastern Europe into Italy
Fifteen young Brazilian transsexuals in the southeastern city of Murcia have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring, which forced them into prostitution through physical abuse and threats of black magic.
Tensions rise and temperatures plunge for stranded migrants in Bosnia.
Europe's attempts to buy off smugglers to prevent migrants crossing the Sahara isn't working, as Niger cracks down on the business of human smuggling reports euronews' Valerie Gauriat.
Police say the 25-year-old mother gave the newborn baby to a teacher she met online because she was unable to provide for her.
On World Day against Trafficking in Persons, it's clear the British government has a long way to go to end widespread sexual exploitation happening within its own borders, despite claiming to be a leader in the fight against modern slavery.
Children seeking to cross into France via northern Italy are being forced to sell sex in exchange for a safe crossing, food or a place to sleep, according to a new report by Save the Children Italy.
25,000 Greek and Roman archaeological items worth over €40 million were seized.
The month-long operation codenamed “Thunderstorm” took place in May and resulted in 1,974 seizures and the identification of some 1,400 suspects.
Euronews has been to Niger, where many migrants are returning after facing tough conditions in neighbouring Libya
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is back in the news after a British actress filed a suit in New York against both Harvey and Bob Weinstein, accusing Harvey of sex trafficking.
Smuggling cigarettes is big business in Romania.
Suspected people smugglers said to have hidden migrants in vehicles have been arrested in Greece.
There is growing controversy in Italy over claims that some NGOs involved in the rescue of migrants at sea have been colluding with Libyan people smugglers.
149 people have been arrested as part of a new Interpol-led operation targeting the illicit trafficking of weapons from countries in eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The United Nations’ migration agency says growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are being sold as slaves by traffickers or militia groups before being held for…
A school dedicated to helping child prostitution victims become lawyers has opened in India.
NGOs react angrily to suggestions that their efforts to rescue migrants off the Libyan coast are encouraging smugglers
The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue
Three Italians have been arrested on suspicion of running an arms trafficking ring.
Almost three quarters of victims of human trafficking worldwide are female.
Caught in the Libya's instability and lawlessness, sub-Saharan migrants are exposed to abuse, violence and trafficking.
Five years after being plunged into instability after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is a major crossroads of irregular immigration and is officially home to nearly 300,000…
Is there a way out for irregular migrants in Libya, or are they condemned to die there or perhaps at sea if they attempt the journey to Europe?
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of stories making headlines in Europe’s de facto political capital.