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Lion Bones Are Profitable for Breeders, and Poachers

Mr. Keosavang went into hiding after the United States offered a $1 million reward for information leading to his network’s dismantling, but other buyers in Vietnam, Laos and Thailand quickly took his place. Intermediaries in those countries now act as go-betweens for customers, obscuring the true number of importers and …

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At Least 26 Dead in Somalia Hotel Attack Claimed by Shabab

Somali forces ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday morning, but the death toll has risen to 26 people, including a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist and several foreigners, officials said. Those killed include three Kenyans, three Tanzanians, two Americans, one Canadian and …

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