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October 2, 2018 1:03 PM Myanmar is the new illegal ivory market for African elephants, says report

Myanmar, a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand is now the new growing market for ivory trade. This is according to a new report by ivory trade specialists Lucy Vigne and the late Esmond Martin, which shows that one town in particular in Myanmar, Mong La - a frontier town in the notorious 30

October 31, 2017 3:23 AM Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines 76

October 26, 2017 8:24 PM The five trends every coffee lover needs to know about

Bored with your regular flat white? From coffee with nitro bubbles to Mexican coffee beans, these trends will spice up your daily grind The next time you fancy a cold one, skip the pub and head to your local cafe for nitro coffee instead. Nitro coffee is black coffee served cold and creamy, thanks to small nitrogen bubbles. The batch-brewed filter coffee 207

October 25, 2017 11:09 PM Nonprofit works with veterinarians and farmers to protect rhinos from poachers in South Africa

Christine Romo/ABC News(SOUTH AFRICA) — It may seem like a jarring scene — a rhinoceros, sedated, as veterinary staff saw off its horn — but this is now becoming increasingly common across South Africa as farmers and others desperately try to save the animals from extinction. “It’s the lesser of two evils. Do you leave the horn and let someone poach 80

September 28, 2017 5:13 AM ‘I would be dead’: Britain’s Rohingyas speak out

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Sep 28 – For members of Europe’s biggest Rohingya community in Bradford, northern England, the news from Myanmar brings a mix of anger, fear and haunting memories of dramatic escapes from their homeland. Some 300 members of the Muslim minority have settled in Bradford in recent years under a refugee programme 35

September 21, 2017 11:50 AM Africa: Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output

Rome — - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger reduction, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. Hurricanes 35

September 21, 2017 7:13 AM Modi Wants India To Be 'Vishwa-Guru'. This Policy Belies That

There are two things about the Rohingya issue that struck me. One, the response of the central government in the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees are a national security threat. In its 15-page affidavit, the Home Ministry has said in court that "Many of the Rohingyas figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve 28

September 21, 2017 4:12 AM Trump urges 'strong & swift' UN action to end Rohingya crisis

The violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on 25 August and forced 422,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, fleeing a military offensive the UN has branded ethnic cleansing. UNITED NATIONS - US President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to end violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, Vice President 24

September 19, 2017 7:07 AM Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps atrocity allegations in first address on Rohingya crisis

RANGOON, Burma — In her first major speech Tuesday on the worsening Rohingya crisis, Burma’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, sidestepped allegations of atrocities committed against the stateless Muslim minority and cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country. Appearing to cast doubt on claims that the military has burned homes 18

September 15, 2017 10:27 AM Reputational repair: Iran tries to capitalise on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

The Iranian leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, made a strikingly strong statement on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar this week, berating “hypocritical” (presumably Western) governments for their double standards on human rights. Addressing a gathering of clerical students, Khamenei on Tuesday urged Muslim countries to apply pressure on the Myanmar 12