UK Freezes Azerbaijani Lawmaker’s £39m Properties

U.K. authorities have frozen 22 London properties that the Azerbaijani lawmaker Javanshir Feyziyev and his wife are suspected to have bought with “the proceeds of unlawful conduct,” a high court heard on Thursday.

African Countries Ban Donkey Skin Trade

Animal welfare advocates have welcomed the decision of the African Union to ban the donkey skin trade which was fueled by the growing demand for the skins in China but contributed to the decline of the donkey population on the continent.