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Scales from endangered pangolins seized in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Almost three tons of scales from endangered African pangolins, hidden in sacks, have been seized at Bangkok’s main airport. Wildlife anti-trafficking organization Freeland said Thursday that the haul was worth more than…


Deutsche Bank results hit by legal costs

Image copyright Getty Images Deutsche Bank has posted an annual loss of 1.4bn euros (£1.2bn) after being hit by legal costs, although that was down from a loss of 6.4bn euros in 2015. In the…



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In Syria's ravaged Aleppo, few answers on how to rebuild

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Aleppo has been scarred beyond recognition: Weeks after fighting stopped, a pall of dust covers its eastern districts, where streets are lined for blocks with buildings smashed to metal and brick…


Trump travel ban

Image copyright Chris Hondros Image caption The US Department of Homeland Security operates pre-clearance through its Customs and Border Patrol US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban has had far-reaching consequences, and not just for…