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Passports that bestow special privileges — immunity from prosecution and diplomatic pouches — are increasingly being bought by dubious business people. African, Asian and small island nations have been caught in the act.
Millions of baby eels have been released into German rivers as Europe tries to save its once vital fishery. Police recently caught smugglers of eels, prized as aphrodisiacs in Asia but banned from export, near Frankfurt.
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