Independent

South African traders with China are illegally selling thousands of wild animals threatened with extinction and endangered, under the guise of legal exports, according to an investigation. Monkeys have been stolen from the wild, and together with cheetahs, tigers, rhinos, lions and meerkats, they have been trafficked to circuses, theme parks, laboratories, zoos and “safari…
Benjamin Netanyahu’s new unity government has finally been sworn into power – after three deadlocked and divisive Israeli elections, 18 months of political paralysis, and a further three-day delay due to his party’s infighting over cabinet posts. The Likud leader and his rival-turned-partner Benny Gantz, a former military chief, announced their appointments for the new…