Global Week in Review: South Sudan Peace Talks Begin

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  • Thousands Evacuated From Central African Republic
  • African Migrants Ask for Asylum in Israel
  • China Crushes Illegal Ivory
  • Syria Rebels Free 50 Captives From Al-Qaeda-Linked Fighters
  • Afghanistan to Free 88 Prisoners
  • Senegal Seizes Russian Trawler for Illegal Fishing
  • Death Threats Suspend Tunisia Constitution Debate
  • Critical South Sudan Talks Begin

China Crushes Illegal Ivory

China crushed 6.15 tons of confiscated elephant tusks in the city of Guangzhou on Monday in an effort to crack down on wildlife trafficking of Asian and African elephants. The U.S. destroyed six tons of ivory in November following other countries that have made similar actions. (Photo: Vincent Yu/AP Photo)

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