The U.S. criticized Russia for not helping to fund a women's shelter in Kitezh, but according to legend, the city has been underwater for centuries.
The Vikings gang, which only accepts degree-educated Nigerians, has teamed up with Sicilian mobsters to sell sex in Italy.
International Organization for Migration data shows the dangers of the treacherous route.
The charity's report reveals the trauma children have suffered getting to Europe.
It is unknown how many were trafficked for labor purposes, nor how many for sexual exploitation.
The Libya to Italy route is long and dangerous, but it may soon be the only option.
A prime example: The case of Sage and Isaac Cook, two brothers whom law enforcement recently found in Mexico.
Germany said it would take part, along with Greece and Turkey, and the U.S. supports the plan.
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center says 979 human trafficking cases were reported in California in 2015.
At least 340 children disappeared in the U.K. between January and September of this year.
The EU ships get new powers to board, search, seize and divert vessels in the Mediterranean.
Half a million Cambodians work abroad; many end up as slaves.
Diplomats are covering up the trade in human lives in China, Cuba and Malaysia.
Rights groups question better grades for countries with which the U.S. seeks closer ties
Authorities don't know yet how many bodies are in each of the 139 grave sites.
Myanmar has up to now resisted calls for it to take part in meetings on the migrant crisis.
Madrid group praises Barcelona judge's decision to make employers cover prostitutes' social security.
Hundreds of migrants fleeing war zones in Africa and the Middle East have drowned in the "deadliest weekend ever in the Mediterranean", says UNHCR
In the worst incident, as many as 500 migrants are believed to have died after traffickers rammed their ship off Malta's coast last week