Bull elephant found dead at estate in Kinabatangan

There have been about 20 elephant deaths in Sabah since the beginning of the year. KINABATANGAN: Sabah wildlife authorities discovered a dead five-year male elephant at Ladang Malangking, Sukau, on Wednesday. Kinabatangan district police chief Dzulbaharin Ismail said wildlife officers went to the estate after receiving a tip-off and found the elephant at 3.40pm. “A […]

Hundreds in Istanbul sign petitions against Erdogan’s canal project

Turkey’s Erdogan says it will ease traffic and prevent accidents on the natural Bosphorus strait. (AP pic) ISTANBUL: Hundreds of people in Istanbul have signed petitions in the past two days opposing a massive canal project championed by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, which they say will wreak environmental havoc in the city. The proposed 45km Kanal […]