Malaysia seizes about $3.1 million worth of rhino horns
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Malaysia's airport customs seized about $3.1 million worth of rhino horns, which were shipped from Mozambique on Qatar Airways.
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A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
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A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
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Officials confirmed that at least 18 people died in a landslide and over a dozen are missing at a campsite outside Kuala Lumpur. The landslide occurred near Genting Highlands, a popular tourist destination.
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Search and rescue operations for the missing persons at the unlicenced campsite had to be halted for a few hours overnight due to unfavorable weather.
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After searching for close to 10 days, rescuers called off the operation when the body of a boy, the last missing person, was unearthed. A total of 11 children died in the landslide.
The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a human rights treaty setting out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. The nations that ratified it are bound to it by international law. One of them is Mozambique. But in fact, the country has developed into a major hub of child trafficking in southern Africa.
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European bailiffs could soon start seizing Malaysian state-owned property over a land dispute dating back to 1878.
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The death of a popular rapper has prompted many young people in Mozambique to protest against the country's problems. The Mozambican state and the ruling FRELIMO party are responding with repression.
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