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Rhino population in Kenya rises by 11%

Nairobi: International Fund for Animal Welfare has said there has been an 11 per cent increase in rhino numbers in Kenya from 1,441 in 2019 to 1,605 in 2020 amid no poaching last year. IANS

Looted artefacts back, Iraq museum to open

baghdad: Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi has ordered reopening of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad after some 17,000 looted artefacts were recovered from the US. About 15,000 pieces of cultural relics were stolen or destroyed by looters after Saddam Hussein’s regime was toppled by US-led troops in 2003. IANS

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