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Interview: Ted Nugent talks 'Sonic Baptizm 2016' tour, hunting Special

Veteran rock star Ted Nugent chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming concert at The Paramount on August 23, as part of the "Sonic Baptizm 2016" tour.

Qatar royal freed by Iraq kidnappers after 4 month ordeal

Doha - A member of the Qatari royal family and a Pakistani have been released by kidnappers in Iraq after nearly four months in captivity, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Nearly 20% of Finland's wolves killed during month-long cull

Helsinki - Nearly one fifth of Finland's endangered wolf population was killed in a controversial month-long cull which ended Sunday, authorities said on Monday.

Finland to kick off controversial wolf hunt

Helsinki - Finland kicks off a controversial wolf cull that gives hunters the right to kill around one fifth of the endangered animals, in a decision that has angered environmentalists.

Wolf hunting begins in central Sweden

Stockholm - Hunters in central Sweden killed a wolf on Saturday as they began an authorized cull of the predators that has been clouded by legal uncertainty."Our staff will inspect it, weigh and take samples.

Sweden allows limited wolf hunt in temporary ruling

Stockholm - Swedish courts on Wednesday authorised the culling of 14 wolves pending a top court's decision on the legality of hunting an animal protected under European law.

Gunmen kidnap at least 26 Qatari hunters in Iraq

Baghdad - Gunmen kidnapped at least 26 Qatari hunters in southern Iraq, officials said on Wednesday, the second high-profile abduction of foreigners in the country in three months.

Angry shepherds — thousands of them — storm Romanian parliament

Bucharest - Nearly 4,000 shepherds stormed Romania's parliament on Tuesday, furious over a new law that limits the number of dogs they can keep to protect their flocks.

Op-Ed: Amazon explorer — We must rewild ourselves to save species Special

Cape Town - Human activity has sparked a mass extinction of species that may rival, and even surpass the death of the dinosaurs. With that in mind, a mother-and-son team is set to pedal across the Southern Atlantic on a customized boat powered only by foot pedals.

U.S. dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work

Bloomington - The US dentist who sparked international outrage when he killed Cecil the lion during a hunting trip to Zimbabwe returned to work Tuesday after six weeks in hiding.

S.Africa animal rights group tries to stop big game hunt

Johanesburg - South African animal rights group the NSPCA on Monday said it has obtained a warrant in its attempt to stop a week-long large game hunt that could see hundreds of animals die.

Interview: Hank Jr. lets us know what he's been up to Special

Love him or hate him, Hank Williams Jr. is a national institution, as well known for his political views and extra-curricular activities as he is for his music. He tells us about his upcoming new album and what he likes most about performing live.

Zimbabwe lifts hunting restrictions imposed after Cecil kill

Harare - Zimbabwean wildlife authorities on Monday partially lifted restrictions on big game hunting imposed earlier this month following the outcry over the killing by a US trophy hunter of Cecil the lion.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe rages against killing of Cecil the lion

Harare - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Monday criticised the killing of Cecil the Lion, saying the animal was a key part of the country's heritage. "Our wildlife, all our animals, belong to us.

Hunters fight back after Cecil the lion killing

Johanesburg - Bucking against international outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, professional hunters argue that their industry follows strict rules aimed at preserving wildlife and supporting local people.

After a clean kill, African game-hunters defend the right to shoot

- Adri Kitshoff aims her gun at the antelope and pulls the trigger. Killed in an instant, the animal collapses to the ground.The hunter rests her chin on the gun and closes her eyes in a silent prayer of thanks that the animal did not suffer.

Japanese aquariums rely on controversial dolphin hunt: Report

Toukyo - Nearly half the dolphins in Japan's aquariums are caught using a controversial fishing method that sees dozens more slaughtered every year, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Swedish court stops hotly contested wolf hunt

Stockholm - A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start Friday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country's most hotly disputed environmental issues.

Tanzania threat to 'evict' 40,000 for hunting park: campaigners

Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania will evict thousands of members of the Maasai community from their traditional lands if it goes ahead with plans to create a hunting park, campaigners claimed Tuesday.

Bear Grylls and the hunting knife row

Television adventurer Bear Grylls has asked a knife manufacturer to change the name of its range of knives because they feature the word "bear."

Canadian indie band The Darcys release CGI music video Special

Toronto - Canadian music is finally on the board for music video innovation with the recent release of “Hunting,” — a fully CGI-animated music video.

Native trappers defend Canada forests from logging

Waswanipi - Beyond a clear-cut in Quebec's far north -- marked by a sign that reads "the road of destruction ends here" -- aboriginal Canadians are fighting for an ancient forest and their traditional hunting rights.

Canada and Norway appeal WTO ruling backing EU seal ban

Geneva - Norway and Canada have appealed a ruling by the WTO that backs a European Union ban on the import and sale of seal products, the Geneva-based body announced Monday.

Whale hunt is on as Japanese whaling ships set sail for Antarctic

Using a clause in the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium rules, Japan continues to engage in whaling in the Antarctic Ocean, under the guise of the Institute of Cetacean Research. The meat from this research is then sold in Japanese shops.

Review: 'Duck Dynasty — Battle of the Beards' don't make you a 'redneck'

If being “redneck” is simple, the development of the app for the iPhone and iPad, Duck Dynasty: Battle of the Beards, is quite the antithesis.

Yellowstone wolves possibly among those killed in Wyoming

Recent kills by hunters in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park have biologists and wolf-watchers worried that the Lamar Canyon Pack has again been hit by wolf hunters in the area just outside the park.

New 'redneck' video game is no shot in the dark

West Monroe - Who would have ever thought that a show built around the lives of a bunch of bearded duck hunters who deem themselves “rednecks” would have become the most popular reality series?

Tragic hunting accidents in France demand tougher measures

After a 61-year-old French hunter accidentally killed his own son, mistaking him for a wild boar, and a six-year-old boy was also killed in a separate incident this week, there will be increased pressure for safety measures in hunting.

‘No Hunting in National Parks’ march and rally in Sydney Special

Sydney - About 3,000 people attended a ‘No Hunting in National Parks’ rally outside NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St in Sydney.

Petition against hunting delivered to NSW State Parliament Special

Sydney - Campaigners against hunting in national parks handed in a petition at the NSW parliament today with over 10,000 signatures.
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