Chinese ‘Ivory Queen...

(JOHANNESBURG) — A Tanzanian judge has sentenced a Chinese trafficker who was labeled the “ivory queen” to 15 years in jail after she was convicted of smuggling about 700 elephant tusks. The PAMS Foundation, a conservation group supporting Tanzanian efforts to curb wildlife crime, says the...

3 Conservative U.K. ...

(LONDON) — Cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider Wednesday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a newly formed centrist group of independent legislators opposed to the government’s conduct of the country’s departure from the European...

A British Teenager W...

(LONDON) — Shamima Begum, a London teenager who left Britain four years ago to join the Islamic State group, is to be stripped of her U.K. citizenship by the government, her family’s lawyer said Tuesday. Attorney Tasnime Akunjee tweeted that the family is “very disappointed with the Home...

Catholic Religious O...

(VATICAN CITY) — Catholic religious orders from around the world apologized Tuesday for having failed to respond when their priests raped children, acknowledging that their family-like communities blinded them to sexual abuse and led to misplaced loyalties, denial and cover-ups. The two...

House Democrats Laun...

(WASHINGTON) — Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers within the administration. Lawmakers from both...

Saudi Arabia Is Inve...

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been shunned by much of the world after the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, which the CIA concluded he had ordered. A-list executives pulled out of his Riyadh investment forum (dubbed ‘Davos in the Desert’), street...