Animal rights activists had campaigned against the plight of Islamabad Zoo's biggest attraction, a 35-year-old bull named Kaavan, the last remaining Asian elephant in the country who had lived alone since the death of his mate eight years earlier.
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Cher, who campaigned for Kaavan to be rehomed after 35 years of confinement in a zoo, greeted him at the Siem Reap airport and escorted him to his new digs in the Cambodia Wildlife sanctuary.
Pakistan's only Asian elephant heads to Cambodia for relocation following years of campaigning by animal rights activists.
The miserable condition of the 35-year-old bull elephant has drawn international condemnation and highlighted the woeful state of Islamabad's zoo. Kaavan is set to be flown to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday.
The PDSA award committee was impressed by Magawa's skill of detecting underground mines and felt he deserved a gold medal for his bravery.
Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, dies in jail where he was serving a life term for war crimes and crimes against humanity after overseeing the torture and killings of as many as 16,000 Cambodians.
Animal preservation NGO, WWF, marked World Tiger Day on July 29, saying efforts to double the number of wild tigers in the world had helped the species recover in five countries.
The crippling effect of the pandemic has seen orders worth billions of dollars cancelled across manufacturing hubs in China, Bangladesh, India, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Wanchalearm Satsaksit was abducted from the street in front of his apartment in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh late Thursday afternoon, Human Rights Watch said, citing security video. Cambodia has denied the abduction took place.
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