Rare footage of wild giant pangolins – BBC News

From BBC News. Though pangolins are protected by international wildlife laws, they remain the most trafficked group of mammals in the world. To protect the rare giant pangolin sub-species, conservationists from Chester Zoo are conducting the first ever study of the species. They hope to gather vital data that will help with the long-term conservation…

Toxic alcohol kills dozens in India – BBC News

From BBC News. At least 74 people have died after consuming toxic alcohol in northern India, triggering a crackdown on bootleggers by police. The BBC spoke to a woman who lost five members of her family, including her husband, after the illegal alcohol was served at a mourning event in Uttar Pradesh. Video journalists: Faisal…

The village built from missiles – BBC News

From BBC News. Residents of Qezelabad in Afghanistan have lived for years with unexploded weapons built into their walls and holding up their ceilings. After Soviet troops withdrew from Afghanistan 30 years ago, following a decade-long war, the villagers could not afford building materials. They used what they could find, including missiles left behind by…