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January 15, 2019 10:52 AM 5-month-old giraffe euthanized after gore wound to stomach at San Diego Zoo

Kumi, a 5-month-old male giraffe, was euthanized last month due to a gore wound to his stomach, according to a zoo spokeswoman. (San Diego Zoo Global) A 5-month-old male giraffe was euthanized last month after he was gored in the stomach at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a report said Monday, citing a zoo spokeswoman. The giraffe, Kumi, was discovered 365 1

January 12, 2019 4:50 PM Thousands of migrants set up camps in Paris as authorities scramble to cope

Migrants mainly from Sudan, and Chad, Africa, gather in a makeshift camp along side of the Porte de la Villette ring bridge in Paris, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) France's capital is facing another migrant crisis as more than 2,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East are now sleeping in the open in the city, according to French 298

January 9, 2019 2:06 PM Namibia suspends meat imports from South Africa over foot and mouth disease

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said on Wednesday. The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, was detected in a northern district of Limpopo province, South Africa’s agriculture department announced 144

January 8, 2019 10:53 AM South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the Vhembe 114

January 8, 2019 8:25 AM 6 militants killed in US air strike in Somalia, US says

FILE 2011: Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. (AP) Six Islamist militants were killed by a U.S. military airstrike in Somalia, an official confirmed Tuesday morning. The operation was carried out on Sunday in the vicinity of Dheerow Sanle, in the lower 284

January 7, 2019 6:34 PM Canadian and Italian tourists feared kidnapped in Burkina Faso

The Canadian government is treating the disappearance of a woman from Quebec and her Italian friend in Burkina Faso as a kidnapping, media reports say. Edith Blais, 34, and Luca Tacchetto, 30, were last heard from on 15 December in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso. The pair were travelling in Western Africa and were making their way to Togo for a humanitarian 104

January 6, 2019 1:17 AM Security Council regrets Somalia's expulsion of UN envoy

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Nicholas Haysom, then the top UN envoy in Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul. Somalia's government on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 ordered Nicholas Haysom, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, to leave amid questions over the arrest of the al-Shabab extremist group's former deputy leader 126

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 126

January 3, 2019 6:18 PM US airstrike kills 10 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, military says

FILE - The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab continues to control large parts of the country’s southern and central regions and carry out deadly bombings against high-profile targets in the capital, Mogadishu. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File) The U.S. military launched its first airstrikes of 2019 in Somalia, picking up where it left off at year’s end. The U.S. military's 101

January 2, 2019 9:21 AM Water advocate, injured, aims for 100 marathons in 100 days

JOHANNESBURG – Mina Guli, an Australian activist seeking to highlight global water shortages and encourage people to conserve, is struggling to complete 100 marathons in 100 days across the world. Now in South Africa, 48-year-old Guli is more than half-way through the punishing project, but she's injured and a spokeswoman said Wednesday that the advocate 95