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Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve

Image copyright AFPImage caption Estimates suggest there are fewer than 5,500 black rhinos in the world Eight endangered black rhinos have died while being transported to a new wildlife reserve in Kenya. They died after drinking water with high concentrations of salt, the Kenyan government says. The animals were among 14 black rhinos being transported from […]

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Syria war: Government attacks IS enclave in south-west

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Syrian government forces have retaken much of Deraa province in the past three weeks Syrian government and Russian forces are reportedly attacking an enclave held by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in south-western Syria. Activists and a monitoring group said aircraft were bombing the Yarmouk Basin area, which borders Jordan […]

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Greece ‘orders expulsion of two Russian diplomats’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has had good ties with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Greece has ordered the expulsion of two Russian diplomats and barred the entry of two others for allegedly undermining national security, local media report. The Greek government has accused the Russian officials of acting to obtain […]