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Dutch authorities slaughtered 190,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak in at least two poultry farms, according to the agriculture ministry on Sunday.
100,000 hens were culled at a Hekendorp and 90,000 chicks at Witmarsum.
In the statement by the ministry, “a highly-contagious strain of H5 variant” was suspected in the chickens. Both farms were cleared to prevent further spread of the disease."
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Since October, bird flu has been discovered at different farms around the Netherlands. The seasonal flu is blamed on migratory birds.
Preventive indoor containment has been imposed on all commercial poultry farms following the death of two swans that were carriers of H5N8 variety of bird flu.
Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species.
The sanctuary located in Jerash province north of Amman was set up by the Princess Alia Foundation, named after the king's sister, in cooperation with the international animal welfare organisation Four Paws.
A tabby cat whose owners gave him up due to allergies is struggling to find a new home due to a nasal condition that means he is constantly sneezing.
Park director Shiv Kumar said: “It appears the tiger strayed into a human settlement area to escape the floods and now appears very tired. We are preparing to tranquillise the tiger.”
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Qureshi said Pakistan was determined to help Afghanistan avoid a collapse of its economy and had agreed measures to ease some border restrictions and facilitate trade, including on-arrival visas for Afghan business travellers. "