SAINT HILAIRE DU TOUVET, France (AP) — In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in the world's oldest free-flight festival.
By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's elephant population fell around 20 percent between 2006 and 2015 because of a surge in ivory poaching, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said in a report on Sunday. Switzerland-based IUCN is regarded as the most authoritative source on wild fauna populations and the report's release […]
By Edward McAllister LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon will return to normal after a bitterly disputed election, its newly re-elected President Ali Bongo said, as soldiers patrolled and military aircraft flew over a capital that has been bracing for another explosion of violence. The Constitutional Court late on Friday threw out a challenge against the election […]