The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
All 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in Ukraine are confirmed dead. Among them were people who were traveling on vacation or reuniting with family members, as well as a renowned AIDS activist and many other global health representatives heading to an international aids conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Most of the passengers were Dutch. To find out about the response in the Netherlands and about the Dutch lives lost, Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Robert Chesal, an American journalist based in the Netherlands.