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167 rhino horns seized in South Africa, two arrested

167 rhino horns seized in South Africa, two arrested

Two men have been arrested in north-west South Africa after 167 rhino horns were found in their vehicle, police said Sunday.

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

The suspects were the latest to be caught smuggling animal parts of an endangered species into Thailand, which is a common transit point for the blackmarket sale of wild flora and fauna.

Mexico hands out free TVs to the poor in massive giveaway

Mexico hands out free TVs to the poor in massive giveaway

Cradling a flat-screen television set in her arms, Tomasa Lopez beamed at her good fortune: She’d just taken part in the world’s biggest distribution of free digital televisions.