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Top Migrant Smuggler Extradited to Italy

Sudan has extradited a man suspected of being behind a migrant trafficking network to Italy, Italian police said Wednesday. The Eritrean Medhanie Yehdego Mered, 35, was arrested in Khartoum at the end of May. He has been on a wanted list for over a year for international people smuggling. "Mered is considered one of the biggest migrant traffickers operating on the Libyan-sub-Saharan route," Italian police said in a statement. "He directed operations not only in Africa...

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