Animal deaths in the Kashmir conflict have gone mostly undocumented and are treated as collateral damage unworthy of attention.
Meanwhile, Turkish forces detained 18 people, suspected of being part of Syria's regime forces, in the northern town of Ras al Ayn, Ankara said.
The visit drew ire from rights activists and leaders of the opposition as the ruling BJP has barred foreign journalists and independent groups from visiting Kashmir, where a clampdown on dissent has continued since August 5.
While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they however cannot trust the thoroughly corrupt ruling elite to manage the possible windfall for the benefit of ordinary citizens and the wildlife.
The vote comes two weeks after the first round of a presidential election that swept aside traditional political parties in favour of independent candidates, a trend likely to be repeated in the ballot for MPs.
Mahatma Gandhi is symbolically everpresent in India, but much of what he stood for is now lost.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi continues to leave its mark on global affairs.
The Egyptian government easily silences or dismisses critics but even President Sisi is having a hard time ignoring one wealthy exile sparking protests in Egypt.
In video recorded interviews, the victims allege that the Indian army subjected them to immense physical pain and psychological pressure.
The death of a young Kashmiri man occurred in police custody at a time when the government of India has imposed restrictions and a communication blackout in the region since August 5.
As the election campaign gains momentum, the country's media tycoon Nabil Karoui remains imprisoned in a highly politicised case, raising questions about the judiciary's non-interference in court cases.
An informal but widespread boycott by students, shopkeepers, and public and private sector workers is in effect to protest India's lockdown after it scrapped the disputed region's limited autonomy angering locals and neighbouring Pakistan.
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