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Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Simone Gbagbo is already serving a 20-year prison term A court in Ivory Coast has acquitted the country’s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, of crimes against humanity. The charges related to the violence that followed the 2010 presidential poll when her husband, Laurent, refused to accept defeat to Alassane […]

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Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president says the object of his changes is to boost economic growth and stimulate job creation President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change. The Energy Independence Executive Order suspends more than half a dozen measures enacted by the […]

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New population of rare tigers found in eastern Thailand

[ad_1] Image copyright DNP/Freeland Image caption Fewer than 250 Indochinese tigers remain A new breeding population of the critically endangered Indochinese tiger has been found in a national park in eastern Thailand, conservationists say. Camera traps discovered a small population with at least six cubs in the jungle. Poaching and the loss of habitat has […]

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Kasai unrest: UN experts 'found dead' in DR Congo

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption There have been months of unrest in Kasai, after a local chief started a rebellion Two UN experts who were missing in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been found dead, officials say. The bodies of US citizen Michael Sharp and Swedish national Zaida Catalan were discovered in the […]