Feb 10 2016 Wild Elephant Goes On Rampage in Eastern Indian Town

Villagers in India’s eastern West Bengal state say a wild elephant went on a rampage Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures and terrifying residents.
Witnesses told the Reuters news agency the elephant strayed into Ektiasal village in Siliguri district early in the morning and woke up villagers with its roaring.
The villagers came out to see the large [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 Wild Elephant Goes On Rampage in Eastern Indian Town

Villagers in India’s eastern West Bengal state say a wild elephant went on a rampage Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures and terrifying residents.
Witnesses told the Reuters news agency the elephant strayed into Ektiasal village in Siliguri district early in the morning and woke up villagers with its roaring.
The villagers came out to see the large [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 AMISOM: Al-Shabab Plans Attacks Disguised as AU Troops

The African Union force in Somalia warns Al-Shabab militants are planning to disguise themselves as AU soldiers to carry out attacks.
AMISOM says it has information Al-Shabab fighters plan to dress in AMISOM uniforms and carry out atrocities in parts of Somalia controlled by the AU force and Somalia’s federal government.
The goal, it says, is turn [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 AMISOM: Al-Shabab Plans Attacks Disguised as AU Troops

The African Union force in Somalia warns Al-Shabab militants are planning to disguise themselves as AU soldiers to carry out attacks.
AMISOM says it has information Al-Shabab fighters plan to dress in AMISOM uniforms and carry out atrocities in parts of Somalia controlled by the AU force and Somalia’s federal government.
The goal, it says, is turn [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 Road Safety Measures Can Prevent Millions of Deaths, Injuries

The United Nations reports 1.25 million people die in road crashes every year. It says its road safety measures could save millions of lives.
The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe reports road crashes are the number one cause of death among people aged 15 to 29.
The ECE, which regulates and sets road and vehicle safety standards, [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 Road Safety Measures Can Prevent Millions of Deaths, Injuries

The United Nations reports 1.25 million people die in road crashes every year. It says its road safety measures could save millions of lives.
The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe reports road crashes are the number one cause of death among people aged 15 to 29.
The ECE, which regulates and sets road and vehicle safety standards, [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 Elephant Deaths Puzzle Southwest Kenya Investigators

In Kenya, six elephants have died in one week under unclear circumstances. Some conservationists suspect the animals were poisoned.
 
The six elephants were found dead in three wildlife refuges in Narok County, southwest Kenya. The animals all died between February 1 and 6.
 
Kenya Wildlife Service spokesman Paul Gitau told VOA that investigators were trying to establish [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 Elephant Deaths Puzzle Southwest Kenya Investigators

In Kenya, six elephants have died in one week under unclear circumstances. Some conservationists suspect the animals were poisoned.
 
The six elephants were found dead in three wildlife refuges in Narok County, southwest Kenya. The animals all died between February 1 and 6.
 
Kenya Wildlife Service spokesman Paul Gitau told VOA that investigators were trying to establish [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 3 Soldiers Die After Vehicle Hits Land Mine in Central Mali

Mali’s defense ministry says three soldiers have been killed after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Mali’s central Mopti region.
The defense ministry statement said two soldiers were also wounded Tuesday in the explosion in Mondoro, which is near the border with Burkina Faso.
 
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
 
The Mopti region [...]

 

Feb 10 2016 3 Soldiers Die After Vehicle Hits Land Mine in Central Mali

Mali’s defense ministry says three soldiers have been killed after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Mali’s central Mopti region.
The defense ministry statement said two soldiers were also wounded Tuesday in the explosion in Mondoro, which is near the border with Burkina Faso.
 
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
 
The Mopti region [...]

 
 
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