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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.

Lifestyle 19 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Lifeline for species

Conference takes decisive action to halt decline of endangered species.

Animals 26 May 2016 | 9:00 AM

Celebs go wild to stop illegal trade in animals

Backed by stars, campaign seeks to mobilise millions to end illegal trade in wildlife.

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.

World 09 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Poachers pushing rhinos to extinction-nature groups

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poachers seeking horn for traditional medicines are driving once thriving populations of rhinos in Africa and Asia towards extinction, global nature protection groups said on Thursday.