Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker shot dead

(CNN)Bangladeshi commandos have stormed a passenger plane and shot dead a man who allegedly tried to hijack it, authorities said. Authorities have not given a motive for the suspected hijacking. Local media reported that the suspect was armed and had demanded to speak with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Trophy hunter ‘pays $110k’ to kill and pose with rare mountain goat

(CNN)An American trophy hunter has sparked outrage after reportedly paying $110,000 for a permit to kill a rare mountain goat in Pakistan, before posing with the dead animal after the hunt. The paper reports that the fee was the highest ever paid for a hunt in Pakistan, and the third American hunter to pay at least $100,000 in permit fees in recent weeks. But the hunt has prompted fury on social media in both countries, with commentators labeling the killing as cruel. “Goats are gentle individuals, not trophies,” animals rights group PETA wrote on Twitter, while some Pakistanis called for a ban on hunting such animals. The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan, but its horns make it an …