Gophers notch a win in man-rodent battle

Gophers notch a win in man-rodent battle
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A war on gophers waged by two Canadian men went awry this weekend when a device used to blast the rodents in their holes sparked a massive grass fire in a rural area near Calgary, Alberta, causing more than C$200,000 ($197,000) in damages.[Lees verder]

Rice heist sows panic among farmers
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai rice farmers are guarding paddy fields and hurrying to bring in their crops after a granary theft last week fuelled rumors of bandits lured by surging rice prices, officials said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Launching Olympic-themed lottery
BEIJING (Reuters) – China has launched an Olympic-themed lottery with prizes of up to 5 million yuan ($709,000), local media reported.[Lees verder]

Donkey takes final bow at ballet troupe
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s Mariinsky ballet has said farewell to one of its longest-serving artistes: a 21-year-old female donkey named Monika.[Lees verder]

Gophers notch a win in man-rodent battle
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A war on gophers waged by two Canadian men went awry this weekend when a device used to blast the rodents in their holes sparked a massive grass fire in a rural area near Calgary, Alberta, causing more than C$200,000 ($197,000) in damages.[Lees verder]

Rice heist sows panic among farmers
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai rice farmers are guarding paddy fields and hurrying to bring in their crops after a granary theft last week fuelled rumors of bandits lured by surging rice prices, officials said on Monday.[Lees verder]

Launching Olympic-themed lottery
BEIJING (Reuters) – China has launched an Olympic-themed lottery with prizes of up to 5 million yuan ($709,000), local media reported.[Lees verder]

Donkey takes final bow at ballet troupe
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s Mariinsky ballet has said farewell to one of its longest-serving artistes: a 21-year-old female donkey named Monika.[Lees verder]

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