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Tanzania arrested the Chinese Queen of Ivory Trade

A court in Tanzania indicted a Chinese national on charges of illicit animal hunting in protected areas over a 19-year period. Mrs. Yang Fenglan will serve a fifteen-year imprisonment for the export and sale of more than 706 elephant tusks to Asian markets since early 2000s. Average estimations of the disbanded ivory network exceed $2.3 million.…

China disapproved German call to join the INF Treaty

China dismissed on Saturday Germany’s request to accede to the terms of the 1987 Intermedia-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Chinese officials argued that their army’s defensive capabilities would be severely strained from possible…