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Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: Conservationists
Animals Rights   Elephants   Photos   Thailand   Wikipedia: Thailand  
 The Times Of India 
Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: Conservationists
NAIROBI: The price of ivory taken from African elephants slaughtered for their tusks has tripled in the past four years in China, the world's biggest market, conservationists said on Thursday. | "The ... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Andrew Talansky of the U.S. strains as he rides alone with more than 20 minutes delay on the pack because of back pain during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Talansky crashed twice in the first week of the Tour.  CNN 
Tour de France: American Andrew Talansky shows true grit
July 16, 2014 -- Updated 1723 GMT (0123 HKT) | Andrew Talansky finishes the 11th stage of the Tour de France with the 'broom wagon' behind him after bravely struggling because of previous injuries. | ... (photo: AP / Laurent Cipriani)
Andrew Talansky   Cycling   Photos   Tour de France 2014   Wikipedia: Andrew Talansky  
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, left, stands as the judges leaves the court, during his bail application at the magistrate court, in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Pistorius fired into the door of a small bathroom where his girlfriend was cowering after a shouting match on Valentine's Day, hitting her three times, a South African prosecutor said Tuesday as he charged the sports icon with premeditated murder. The magistrate ruled that Pistorius faces the harshest bail requirements available in South African law. He did not elaborate before a break was called in the session.  Canberra Times 
Oscar Pistorius drunk before nightclub fight, partygoers claim
Oscar Pistorius in court during his trial. Photo: Reuters | Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian on trial for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, drank tequila shots, socialised with a kno... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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BRICS' heads of state, from left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, China's President Hu Jintao and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma pose for photos at the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012. Voa News
BRICS Neutrality on Ukraine a Diplomatic Win for Putin
Reuters | FORTALEZA, BRAZIL — | A summit of the BRICS group of emerging market countries will abstain from criticizing Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, Brazilian... (photo: AP / Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2008, South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, delivers a speech in Calcutta, India. Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposed laws she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland. Independent online
Nadine Gordimer dies in her sleep
Nadine Gordimer, the South African author who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 for her extraordinary literary works, died peacefully in her sleep at hom... (photo: AP / Bikas Das)
Johannesburg   Nadine Gordimer   Photos   S Africa   Wikipedia: Nadine Gordimer  
File - Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at the launch of Free & Equal, a global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, 26 July, 2013. BBC News
Assisted dying: Desmond Tutu signals support
Desmond Tutu has said he would support assisted dying for the terminally ill. | Writing in The Observer he said he reveres "the sanctity of life but not at any cost&... (photo: UN / Casey Crafford)
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in fighting apartheid, speaks during a felicitation event for him in Dharmsala, India, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Belfast Telegraph
Tutu backs right to die law reform
Desmond Tutu has become the latest high-profile figure to come out in favour of a change in the law on the right to die, days before a House of Lords debate on the issue.... (photo: AP / Ashwini Bhatia)
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India BJP Leader Narendra Modi During the Swearing-in-Ceremony of the Prime Minister of India and the Council of Ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 26-5-14 The Times Of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil tomorrow to attend BRICS summit
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves here tomorrow for Brazil for attending the five-nation summit of BRICS nations on July 14 and 15 which is expected to final... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
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India BJP Leader Narendra Modi During the Swearing-in-Ceremony of the Prime Minister of India and the Council of Ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday 26 May 2014 The Siasat Daily
Modi leaves for BRICS summit in Brazil Sunday
New Delhi, July 11: | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his first foray into international diplomacy when he leaves Sunday for the sixth summit of BRICS countries Ju... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to answer questions after her speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. CNN
Germany tells top U.S. spy official to leave the country
July 11, 2014 -- Updated 0732 GMT (1532 HKT) | (CNN) -- Germany's government has asked America's top spy chief stationed in the country to leave. | It's a punitive gestur... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
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Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: Conservationists The Times Of India
Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: Conservationists
NAIROBI: The price of ivory taken from African elephants slaughtered for their tusks has tripled in the past four years in China, the world's biggest market, conservation... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Animals Rights   Elephants   Photos   Thailand   Wikipedia: Thailand  
Oscar Pistorius has his tie adjusted by his uncle Arnold Pistorius, right, in court during his ongoing murder trial in Pretoria, Thursday, July 3, 2014. CNN
'Disability never sleeps,' Oscar Pistorius doctor argues
July 3, 2014 -- Updated 0854 GMT (1654 HKT) | Pretoria, South Africa (CNN) -- Do not be taken in by the fact that Oscar Pistorius is one of the fastest runners in the wor... (photo: AP / Herman Verwey)
Murder Trial   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   Physical Disability   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
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Former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela poses with his grandchildren, at his home in Qunu, South Africa, Friday, July 18, 2008.
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Former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela poses with his grandchildren, at his home in Qunu, South Africa, Friday, July 18, 2008.
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BRICS' heads of state, from left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, China's President Hu Jintao and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma pose for photos at the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012.
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File - Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at the launch of Free & Equal, a global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, 26 July, 2013.
Assisted dying: Desmond Tutu signals support
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