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Elephant killings rising in Indonesia’s Sumatra Island

Elephant killings rising in Indonesia’s Sumatra Island

June 8, AP – Poisoning or shooting killed many of the 129 critically endangered elephants that have died on Indonesia’s Sumatra island in less than a decade, highlighting weak enforcement of laws against poaching, an environmental group says. WWF Indonesia said killings of Sumatran elephants are on the rise, with 29 either shot or poisoned […]

June 8, 2013 | By More
Chinese, Indian leaders played down border dispute, calls for cooperation

Chinese, Indian leaders played down border dispute, calls for cooperation

May 20, NEW DELHI (AP) — Friction has been building between the Asian giants in recent years as they vie for regional influence and access to fuel needed to feed their growing economies. Li Keqiang’s trip to India, his first visit abroad since becoming Chinese premier, seems intended to minimize those tensions. The leaders of […]

May 20, 2013 | By More