The victims, 31 men and boys and eight women whose ages ranged from 15 to 44, were discovered in October in a container at the back of a truck driven by Robinson to an industrial estate in Grays in Essex.
Some hoping to reunite with their relatives, some dreaming of well-paying jobs, each Syrian refugee TRT World spoke with at the Turkish-Greek border has a reason to take refuge in Europe.
An Australian woman sentenced to death for drug-trafficking in Malaysia was acquitted, after the Federal Court in Kuala Lumpur quashed her earlier conviction by a lower court.
Maurice Robinson, who is accused of being part of an international people-smuggling ring, admitted plotting with others to assist illegal immigration and acquiring criminal property.
Maurice Robinson is charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants, money laundering and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
Truckers angry over fuel price hikes are striking for a fifth straight day in Brazil despite a deal reached with unions to suspend the stoppage.
BBC, citing sources on the ground, reports that US jets monitored a long convoy carrying Daesh militants and their families, along with weapon-laden trucks leaving Raqqa, after signing a deal with the YPG.
US grand jury hands down five charges, including one that carries the death penalty, against James Matthew Bradley Jr who was allegedly behind a horror truck journey that saw 10 undocumented migrants suffocate to death.
This South Asian art proves that everything, even a humble truck, can be transformed into a piece of art.
In Egypt, women make up about a quarter of the workforce, but you seldom see one driving a cargo truck. Meet Ferial Khalil.
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