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AseanPlus News 10 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Rare one-horned rhino shot dead by poachers in Nepal park

KATHMANDU: Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials announced, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2017 | 12:41 PM

Rare one-horned rhino killed by poachers in Nepal

Kathmandu (AFP) - Poachers have shot dead a one-horned rhinoceros at a national wildlife park in Nepal, officials said Sunday, spotlighting the threat faced by the rare animals.

World 21 Mar 2017 | 4:14 AM

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

Mogosani (South Africa) (AFP) - Under a cloudless sky in South Africa's northwestern farming region, donkeys still amble along muddy paths, pausing to nibble on grass, oblivious to the threat from a demand for Chinese medicine.

World 07 Mar 2017 | 11:28 PM

White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off

PARIS (Reuters) - Poachers broke into a French zoo, shot dead a rare white rhinoceros and sawed off its horn in what is believed to be the first time in Europe that a rhino in captivity has been attacked and killed.

World 27 Feb 2017 | 10:28 PM

Rhino poaching toll in South Africa falls 10 percent in 2016

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The number of rhinos poached for their horns in South Africa fell 10 percent in 2016 to 1,054, the second straight year of decline according to government data released on Monday, but conservationists said the levels remain alarming.

World 24 Sep 2016 | 10:05 PM

Swaziland's rhino horn sale bid seen doomed at U.N. meeting on wildlife trade

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Swaziland faces a struggle to get permission to sell 330 kg rhino horn for about $10 million (7.71 million pound) from a U.N. conference on the global wildlife trade which began in Johannesburg on Saturday but hopes to stoke a debate about regulated trade.

AseanPlus News 08 Sep 2016 | 1:08 PM

Rare one-horned rhino shot by poachers dies in Nepal

Kathmandu (AFP) - A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years.

Environment 07 Sep 2016 | 11:39 AM

Rhino shot by poachers dies in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years.

AseanPlus News 20 Aug 2016 | 10:19 AM

Chinese man with 10 rhino horns arrested in S. Africa

Johannesburg (AFP) - A Chinese man with 10 rhino horns and scores of carved ornaments worth over $100,000 was arrested in South Africa as he tried to board a flight to Hong Kong, police said on Friday.

World 08 May 2016 | 8:38 PM

African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before U.N. meeting

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Member states of the U.N. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) are not meeting until September, but some African countries have already drawn their battle lines on divisive issues such as the ivory trade.