On Cameroon, EU’s Mogherini urges humanitarian and human rights action

On Cameroon, EU’s Mogherini urges humanitarian and human rights action

The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon must remain a priority for the European Union, particularly the need for humanitarian support for those displaced, said EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini in an address to the European Parliament. “Regrettably, unlawful killings and atrocities continue to be reported regularly, allegedly involving both the…

Kenya museum fossils lead to giant carnivore discovery

Kenya museum fossils lead to giant carnivore discovery

Paleontologists at Ohio University in the United States say they have discovered a new species of large carnivore, after taking a second look at fossils stored in a drawer at the National Museums of Kenya. The 22-million-year-old fossils were found in Kenya decades ago by researchers focused on ancient apes,…

HRW is latest voice to argue Bashir belongs at The Hague

HRW is latest voice to argue Bashir belongs at The Hague

The Human Rights Watch organization is the latest to press the case for turning over the ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC), to face charges on war crimes that date to 2009 and 2010. The HRW appeal comes as Uganda signals that it’s open to…

Singapore seizes another huge pangolin shipment from Nigeria

Authorities in Singapore say they’ve seized yet another illegal shipment of pangolin scales, this time adding another 12.7 tons to last week’s interdiction of 12.9 tons of scales – or about 21,000 endangered pangolin. The latest seizure came after inspection of a 40-foot container that was en route to Vietnam…