Wildlife veterinarians say there is an urgent need for anatomical research on rhinos, which have been heavily poached for their horns, because an increasing number survive attacks and need treatment for injuries including gunshot wounds or deep cuts from axes or machetes.
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy by consuming no fuel.
Floods in Sri Lanka which have forced more than 350,000 people from their homes have left some families with nothing, the Red Cross said on Wednesday as it launched an emergency appeal to deliver relief to tens of thousands of people in the country.
Reuters | Thursday May 26, 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee