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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.

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.

AseanPlus News 25 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

N. Korean diplomat expelled over rhino horns

JOHANNESBURG: A North Korean diplomat has been expelled from South Africa for alleged illegal trading in rhino horns, a South African foreign ministry spokesman said.

World 11 Dec 2020 | 12:48 AM

Five white rhinos killed by poachers in November in Botswana

GABORONE, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- At least five white rhinos were killed and dehorned on different occasions in November, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks in Botswana confirmed Thursday.

World 25 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trade beats conservation at U.N. wildlife talks

DOHA (Reuters) - Trade interests trumped conservation at a U.N. wildlife conference at which proposals to step up protection for polar bears, bluefin tuna, coral and several kinds of shark all fell flat, delegates said.

World 25 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trade beats conservation at U.N. wildlife talks

DOHA (Reuters) - Trade interests trumped conservation at a U.N. wildlife conference at which proposals to step up protection for polar bears, bluefin tuna, coral and several kinds of shark all fell flat, delegates said.

World 25 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trade beats conservation at U.N. wildlife talks

DOHA (Reuters) - Trade interests trumped conservation at a U.N. wildlife conference at which proposals to step up protection for polar bears, bluefin tuna, coral and sharks all fell flat, delegates said.

World 25 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trade beats conservation at UN wildlife talks

DOHA (Reuters) - Trade interests trumped conservation at a U.N. wildlife conference at which proposals to step up protection for polar bears, bluefin tuna, coral and sharks all fell flat, delegates said.

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 25 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

FACTBOX - Trade decisions by U.N. wildlife talks

REUTERS - Following are major decisions at a conference of the 175-nation Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Doha from March 13-25.