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September 4, 2018 10:19 AM Nearly 100 elephants killed for ivory in Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana: Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees. Most of the animals killed were large bulls carrying heavy tusks, Elephants Without Borders said. The grim discovery was made over several weeks during 288

April 14, 2018 1:06 AM Bayern Munich name Frankfurt's Niko Kovac as next coach

BERLIN, Germany: German giants Bayern Munich on Friday named Eintracht Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac as their new coach, succeeding Jupp Heynckes at the end of the season. "Niko was a player at Bayern, he is very familiar with the people involved as well as the structure and the DNA of the club," said Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. "We are convinced 85

December 29, 2017 9:14 AM China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

The ban on all ivory sales has already led to an 80 per cent decline in seizures of illegal ivory entering China as well as a 65 per cent decline in raw ivory prices, said conservation group WildAid. — AFP picHONG KONG, Dec 29 ― A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife 44

December 10, 2017 8:22 AM France’s conservatives choose leader to rattle Macron’s perch

Laurent Wauquiez has charted a rightward path to attack Macron's social and economic reforms — Reuters picPARIS, Dec 10 — In his first seven months in office, President Emmanuel Macron has faced little opposition. But come today, the once-dominant Republicans elect a new leader they hope might recover the party’s voice. Frontrunner to lead the party 47

October 18, 2017 1:00 PM Turkey frees 7,500 illegally hunted frogs into river

ISTANBUL: Turkish gendarmerie have released 7,500 illegally hunted frogs — which had been destined for dining tables in China and France — into safe waters, after uncovering a poaching ring. Officers detained five men on frog trafficking charges, after discovering the amphibians in dozens of nets inside a minibus in the central Anatolian province of Nevsehir 22

October 3, 2017 3:49 PM Two more held over turtle poaching in Sabah

Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga (pictured) reported that two more people had been arrested in connection with the multiple slaughter of protected turtles on Sabah’s east coast. ― Picture courtesy of Sabah Wildlife DepartmentKOTA KINABALU, Oct 3 — Two more people have been arrested in connection with the multiple slaughter of protected 14

October 2, 2017 4:19 PM Turtle-poaching in Sabah islands: Man remanded

Sabah Wildlife Department looking for 60 year old’s accomplice on islands in Semporna waters. KOTA KINABALU: Investigations into the suspected turtle-poaching activity on Pulau Bum Bum have led to the arrest of a male suspect, aged 60, in Kg Pantau-Pantau today. Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga, in a statement, said they had obtained 27

September 24, 2017 6:29 AM Apple’s global web of R&D labs doubles as poaching operation

In recent years, Apple Inc has quietly put together a global network of small research and development labs, from the French Alps to New Zealand. Nothing unusual about that for a company that spends US$11bil (RM46.17bil) a year on R&D. Look a little closer, however, and you'll notice that many of these labs are located near companies with a strong record 187

August 30, 2017 9:01 PM Malaysia sets boats ablaze, turns up heat on illegal fishing

Move is part of increasing efforts to get tough on foreign vessels encroaching into waters Malaysia's coast guard agency yesterday torched two foreign fishing boats caught in its waters, stepping up the government's response to illegal fishing and following in the footsteps of neighbouring Indonesia, which blows up vessels caught poaching. Both vessels 26

August 3, 2017 2:10 PM Malawi hails ‘historic’ relocation of 520 elephants

BLANTYRE: Malawi on Thursday celebrated the successful conclusion of a two-year project moving 520 sedated elephants by truck to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out by poaching. Described as one of the biggest-ever wildlife translocations, the elephants were transported 350 kilometres (220 miles) from two southern parks to the Nkhotakota 20