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Nation 01 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

‘Wildlife at risk without funds’

KOTA KINABALU: WWF Malaysia has called for more funding for enforcement agencies such as the Sabah Wildlife Department to boost conservation efforts.

Community 25 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Raring to go

BY NOW, many of the Miss Tourism International 2014 delegates have become fast friends, enjoying their travels here in Malaysia. With the world final just less than a week away, let’s get to know another five more delegates.

World 19 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Islamic State lays claim to North African outpost

ALGIERS/CAIRO (Reuters) - The images match the worst of Islamic State's atrocities: black-clad fighters and an English-speaking jihadist taunt the West before slaughtering their victims in orange jumpsuits on a Libyan beach.

China 19 Mar 2015 | 3:55 PM

China politicians' tiger breeding ring busted

Three local politicians in China raised at least 11 endangered Siberian tigers, state media reported Thursday after one of the animals jumped to its death from a high-rise building.

Myanmar 02 Mar 2015 | 3:59 PM

Myanmar finds rare white elephant: state media

YANGON, March 2, 2015 (AFP) - A rare white elephant has been captured in Myanmar, state media said Monday, a creature traditionally seen as a sign of political good fortune in a country edging towards breakthrough national elections.

World 31 Jul 2015 | 10:30 AM

United States launches probe into killing of Cecil the lion

WASHINGTON: US authorities launched an investigation Thursday into the killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, as the American dentist who hunted the big cat remained in hiding amid mounting global outrage.

World 31 Jul 2015 | 12:35 PM

Killing of Cecil the lion triggers probe by U.S. agency - source

(Reuters) - The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading, a source close to the case said.

World 30 Jul 2015 | 8:30 AM

African hunting dreams collide with Cecil the lion protests

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hunters longing to shoot big game in the African wild may choose a different target after public backlash against a Minnesota dentist who killed Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion just outside a national wildlife preserve.

Nation 29 Jul 2015 | 2:34 PM

Malayan Tiger nearing extinction

PETALING JAYA: The Malayan Tiger has been placed under the "critically endangered" category by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Nation 15 Jul 2015 | 9:44 PM

Camera trick reveals black leopards' spots

SYDNEY: A simple camera adjustment has helped scientists illuminate the usually undetectable spots on black leopards - a trick they say will help them tell individual animals apart and aid the animals' conservation.