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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.

World 26 Nov 2015 | 6:15 PM

S.African judge lifts domestic ban on rhino horn trade

PRETORIA, Nov 26, 2015 (AFP) - A South African judge on Thursday lifted a domestic ban on trade in rhino horns, in a direct challenge to government policy put in place in 2009 to try to stem rocketing poaching numbers.

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.

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.

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 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.

World 01 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM

South Africa nabs two Vietnamese men with 41kg of rhino horn

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African authorities have arrested two Vietnamese men in possession of 41 kg of rhino horn, the largest haul nabbed in the country battling to stave off poaching of its dwindling stock of the wild animals.

Environment 28 Jul 2015 | 1:37 PM

South Africa’s top poacher-hunting pooch flies into battle

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: Barking and snarling in his cage, “Killer” -- South Africa’s most successful poacher-catching canine -- looks ready for another helicopter mission tracking down armed hunters who slaughter rhinos for their horns.

World 03 May 2018 | 8:56 PM

Three rhinos killed by poachers in Kenya's Meru National Park-Ministry

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Three rhinos were found dead with their horns missing in Kenya's Rhino Sanctuary in Meru National Park on Wednesday in what the country's Ministry of Tourism is calling an act of poaching.