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Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged: The Illicit Global Ape Trade

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo — The sting began, as so many things do these days, on social media. Daniel Stiles, a self-styled ape trafficking detective in Kenya, had been scouring Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp for weeks, looking for pictures of gorillas, chimps or orangutans. He was hoping to chip ...

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U.K. Election Delivers New Variable for Uncertain Global Economy

LONDON — In a global economy amply stocked with anxiety-provoking variables, Britain just added another. An election designed to bolster the government’s mandate instead yielded fundamental confusion over who is in charge as the nation prepares for fraught negotiations in its pending divorce from the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa ...

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North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks

By PAUL MOZUR and CHOE SANG-HUN March 25, 2017 When hackers associated with North Korea tried to break into Polish banks late last year they left a trail of information about their apparent intentions to steal money from more than 100 organizations around the world, according to security researchers. A list of internet protocol ...

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Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 Jhorna Begum’s husband, Jahangir Alam, a local labor leader, was detained after garment industry protests last month in Bangladesh. She had spoken with him only briefly since at a court. By RACHEL ABRAMS and MAHER SATTAR January 22, 2017 At ...

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