International News

Despite sanctions, U.S. companies still importing Myanmar teak, report says

by Sheryl Lee Tian Tong - MongaBay - Creative CommonsU.S. timber companies undercut sanctions to import nearly 1,600 metric tons of teak from Myanmar last year, according to a new report. Advocacy group Justice...

Man gets gored to death at Spanish bull-running festival

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A guy hemorrhaged blood until he died after getting continuously gored at a bull-running event in the eastern region of Spain, according to officials.The Spanish man, age 55, that is...

Authorities Arrest Suspected Ransomware Hackers Behind 1,800 Attacks Worldwide

(The AEGIS Alliance) - 12 individuals were apprehended as a portion of a worldwide operation by authorities for targeting crucial infrastructure with ransomware attacks as well as on big companies that struck more than...

Poacher stomped to death by elephant in South African national park

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Apparently, a presumed poacher got stomped to death by an elephant following the male suspect's crushed body being discovered in South Africa's Kruger National Park, a park representative pointed out...

Report Reveals European Firms Have More Than $255B Entwined in Illegal Israeli Settlements

by Jessica Buxbaum - MintPressNews - Creative Commons(MintPressNews) - OCCUPIED WEST BANK, PALESTINE — Nearly 700 European firms have financial ties worth $255 billion with businesses actively involved in Israeli settlements, according to a new...

German man allegedly killed wife then started search party to find her

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A woman's hubby who was jealous is implicated in suffocating his wife until she died in Germany and managing to organize a bogus search party with her sister and their kids.The...

DEA, National Crime Agency and Portuguese police seize 5 tons of cocaine worth $232 million

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Greater than 5 tons of cocaine with an approximated street value of $232 million was confiscated from a 79-foot luxury yacht on Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean by authorities from Portugal...

FOREST Act bill would hold global suppliers accountable for illegal deforestation

by Maxwell Radwin - MongaBay - Creative CommonsA new bill in the U.S. congress would create legislation to prohibit agricultural commodities like palm oil, cattle, soybeans, rubber, pulp and cocoa from import if they...
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