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Thailand: an Indian arrested at the airport with 17 wild animals in his suitcases

Monkeys, pythons, a fennec… An Indian was arrested at Bangkok International Airport as he was about to board a flight with 17 live animals in his suitcases, Thai protection officers said on Wednesday from wildlife. The kingdom is a notorious hub for wildlife trafficking, usually to Vietnam or China, where they are used in so-called …

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remains of children found in suitcases sold at auction

The remains of two primary school-aged children were found in suitcases bought at auction at a warehouse in Auckland, New Zealand police said Thursday. According to Inspector Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua, the bodies had probably been kept for several years. The victims are said to be between five and ten years old. The bodies lay in …

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Remains of children found in suitcases sold at auction

According to Inspector Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua, the bodies had probably been kept for several years. The victims are said to be between five and ten years old. The bodies lay in two suitcases of identical size, he said. “The nature of the discovery makes the investigation complex, due in particular to the time elapsed between …

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In Florida, patients flock from other states for abortions

Never has there been so much work at the clinic where Dr. D. works in Jacksonville, Florida. The reason: the influx of patients coming for an abortion from neighboring states, where this right has been severely restricted by the US Supreme Court. “Before, on a normal working day, I saw about 25 patients. Today, I …

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Asia’s water tower threatened by global warming

Israel and Turkey announced on Wednesday the full restoration of diplomatic relations and the return of ambassadors to both countries. Ankara, however, immediately stressed its desire to “continue to defend” the Palestinians. Turkish-Israeli relations have warmed in recent months after a years-long estrangement sparked initially by the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara affair. In 2010, Israeli …

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Thailand: an Indian arrested at the airport with 17 wild animals in his suitcases

Monkeys, pythons, a fennec… An Indian was arrested at Bangkok International Airport as he was about to board a flight with 17 live animals in his suitcases, Thai protection officers said on Wednesday from wildlife. The kingdom is a notorious hub for wildlife trafficking, usually to Vietnam or China, where they are used in so-called …

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Pollution of the Oder: 100 tonnes of dead fish recovered

Polish firefighters said on Tuesday they had retrieved 100 tonnes of dead fish from the Oder River which crosses Germany and Poland. A discovery that reinforces fears of an ecological disaster. “We have never had an operation of this magnitude on a river before,” said Monika Nowakowska-Drynda of the National Fire Department press office. She …

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Republican Liz Cheney, Trump’s sworn enemy, kicked out of Congress

Republican elected Liz Cheney, spokesperson for anti-Trump Republicans, pledged on Tuesday to “do everything” so that the former president never again accesses the White House. She spoke after losing a primary against a protected billionaire. “I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump never approaches the Oval Office again,” said the 56-year-old …

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Thailand: an Indian arrested at the airport with 17 wild animals in his suitcases

Monkeys, pythons, a fennec… An Indian was arrested at Bangkok International Airport as he was about to board a flight with 17 live animals in his suitcases, Thai protection officers said on Wednesday from wildlife. The kingdom is a notorious hub for wildlife trafficking, usually to Vietnam or China, where they are used in so-called …

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