Vietnam Deer Located

Vietnam Deer Located After Nearly 30 Years

Species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of Vietnam for the first time in nearly 30 years. Known as the Silver-backed Chevrotain or Mouse deer, a specimen was last recorded in 1990, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature […]

World Bank Stops Funding

World Bank Stops Funding To Uighur Schools In China

The World Bank confirmed on Monday it was ending a project to fund vocational schools in China following allegations of mistreatment of minority Muslim Uighurs. The World Bank launched another review of the program in late August after Foreign Policy magazine reported that a school that benefited from a tranche of the $50 million loan […]

Rogue Elephant Caught

Rogue Elephant Caught After Killing Five People In India

An elephant named Osama bin Laden that killed five Indian villagers has been caught after an operation to hunt down the creature, officials said on Monday. The animal killed five people, including three women, during a 24-hour rampage through Goalpara district October. Wildlife officers tracked the pachyderm through a forest for several days using drones […]

Social media

Many Detained Over Social Media Comments In India

Indian police have arrested a lot of people for social media comments that allegedly threatened “communal harmony” after the Supreme Court gave a holy site once used for a mosque to Hindus, officials said Monday. The site in the northern city of Ayodhya has in the past caused religious riots that have left thousands dead. […]

Catalan Protesters Block Spain-France Highway

Catalan Protesters Block Spain-France Highway

Catalan activists blocked traffic on Monday on a motorway linking Spain and France, in a fresh protest against the sentencing last month of nine of their leaders to lengthy jail terms. Demonstrators cut the AP7 motorway at La Jonquera near the city of Girona in eastern Spain, a day after a repeat general election in […]

British Lawmaker Resigns After Cocaine Scandal

Veteran British lawmaker, Keith Vaz has confirmed he is resigning from parliament, just weeks after he was censured in a cocaine scandal. A parliamentary watchdog last month recommended Vaz be suspended for six months for expressing a willingness to buy cocaine during an encounter with two male prostitutes. The Sunday Mirror tabloid reported in September […]

Bolivian President

Bolivian President Announce Resignation

Bolivian President, Evo Morales has announced his resignation Sunday, giving in following three weeks of sometimes election after the army and police stopped their backing. “I resign my post as president,” Morales said in a televised address, capping a day of fast-moving events in which several ministers and senior officials quit as support for Latin […]