TAIPEI, TAIWAN - JUNE 4: Esmond Martin (3rd R), a United Nations special envoy whose responsibility is the problem of rhinoceros poaching and trafficking, inspects 20 confiscated rhino horns, elephant tusks and ivory objects at the Taipei Zoo 04 June before the illegal goods were incinerated publicly to demonstrate the government's commitment to protecting wildlife. (Photo credit should read TAO-CHUAN YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservationist Known For Exposing Ivory & Rhino Trade Stabbed To Death

Conservationist who documented the black market ivory and rhino trade has been mysteriously killed.
09/02/2018 06:49 SAST
CAPTION CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION The Ballistic Missile DefenseOrganization (BMDO) announced July 15, 2001 it has successfullycompleted a test involving a planned intercept of an intercontinentalballistic missile target. The test took place over the central PacificOcean. A modified Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)(shown here) was launched from Vandenberg AFB, California and aprototype interceptor was launched approximately 20 minutes later 4,800miles away from the Ronald Reagan Missile Site Kwajalein Atoll in theRepublic of the Marshall Islands. The intercept took placeapproximately 10 minutes after the interceptor was launched, at analtitude in excess of 140 miles above the earth, and during themidcourse phase of the target warhead's flight.HK

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM

The new missile has a range of more than 3,000 miles.
22/01/2018 11:51 SAST