Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia

Europe 05/17/19, 07:25

Germany's culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation.Monika Gruetters said Friday the decision to return the Stone Cross of Cape Cross at Namibia's request is a sign Germany takes responsibility for ...

Canada qualifies for 2019 Rugby World Cup, completes lineup

Africa 11/23/18, 16:54

Canada upheld its record of appearing in every Rugby World Cup by claiming the 20th and last berth in the 2019 championship on Friday.The Canadians qualified by defeating Hong Kong 27-10 in the rain on a chewed-up field in Marseille, with two brilliant tries by record try-scorer DTH van der ...

Andrade wins WBO middleweight title with unanimous decision

Sports 10/21/18, 01:45

Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday at the TD Garden.Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and third, and twice in the fourth.Glen Feldman ...

Andrade beats Kautondokwa for WBO middleweight title

Sports 10/20/18, 21:14

Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday.Kautondokwa was a replacement for Billy Joe Saunders. Saunders tested positive for a stimulant in a drug test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency. The WBO stripped Saunders of ...

Idaho wildlife official resigns after killing baboon family

U.S. 10/17/18, 04:55

A top Idaho wildlife official has resigned amid outrage over a photo of him posing with a baboon family he killed in Africa. Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he asked for and accepted Blake Fischer's resignation on Monday. Fischer was one of seven members on the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. Fischer ...

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference

Africa 09/25/18, 05:47

Britain's Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade.The Duke of Cambridge was in Namibia on Tuesday and will visit Tanzania and Kenya. On Monday he met Namibian Vice President Nangolo Mbumba. The prince's weeklong trip ...

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