While the ultimate fate of the elephant herd is yet to be decided, one source reportedly said that the bulls directly responsible for the conservationist’s death will likely be shot dead.
The Toba super-eruption roughly 74,000 years ago was one of the most colossal that ancient man experienced. The so-called Toba catastrophe theory claims the event resulted in extreme cooling and triggered a glacial period that left humans on the brink of extinction.
US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced via news release on Friday that the armed forces, in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, had carried out a total of two airstrikes against al-Shabaab terrorist targets in the country.
CAIRO (Sputnik) – Mitiga International Airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli said on Thursday it had suspended air traffic after being attacked.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Tunisian parliament voted on Thursday morning for confidence in Elyes Fakhfakh's government, the TAP news agency reported.
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak, who was toppled in the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011 and who passed away yesterday at the age of 91, will reportedly be buried shortly following afternoon prayers in Cairo.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A US airstrike on Saturday killed a leader of the al Shabaab terrorist group who was blamed for an attack on a Kenyan military base last month that killed three Americans, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced in a press release on Tuesday.
Hosni Mubarak served as Egyptian president between 1981 and 2011, but resigned as a result of the Arab Spring protests that erupted in the country in 2011. Since his ousting the country has faced several years of economic and political instability.
Ankara previously deployed its forces to Libya in order to support the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) against the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in a civil war between the two sides.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The presence of the Turkish armed forces in Libya has balanced out the situation outside of Tripoli, Mohamed Taher Siala, the foreign minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA), said.
Turkish President Erdogan confirmed Saturday that “several” Turkish servicemen had been killed fighting Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces. On Sunday, regional media said as many as 16 Turkish troops and over 100 mercenaries transported to Libya from Syria had died fighting for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord.
Locusts are a species of grasshopper that is extremely hard to control and stop once there are thousands of them flying over a vast territory. Very often, locusts devour crops, seriously undermining the food security situation in a region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 29 demonstrators were injured in Ethiopia when they were headed for a rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, media reported.
The fungus designed to fight the insectoid threat is apparently being produced in China, though some factories making it have apparently stopped due to the spread of the coronavirus.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sixteen members of the Turkish armed forces and more than 100 Syrian mercenaries have died fighting in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the Sky News Arabia TV channel reported on Sunday, citing sources in the Libyan National Army (LNA).
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that several Turkish servicemen had been killed in Libya, while also claiming that there were large losses in the ranks of the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
The long-running conflict between the two competing governments in Libya continued to escalate this week, with the Libyan National Army (LNA) shelling Tripoli’s port and airport infrastructure and demanding that Turkey immediately end its growing involvement in the conflict.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump in a letter to Congress on Thursday said he has extended the national emergency with respect to Libya for another year in order to continue to prevent the diversion of the country's assets.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday met with Fayez Sarraj, the Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya (GNA), in Istanbul, Erdogan's administration said.