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Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run


The court ruled 4-2 in Odinga's favor, saying the electoral commission committed "illegalities and irregularities". Kenyatta had initially called for calm but speaking at a party meeting in Nairobi , capital of the country, Kenyatta wondered if the supreme court judges who endorsed the ruling could "annul the wishes of the people". Read More »

Kenyatta speaks out against court after election overturned


Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses his supporters at Burma market after his election win was declared invalid by the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya , September 1, 2017 . It is not clear yet now what will happen in these coming 60 days since we no longer have a president elect nor a president. Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati said Friday they will make personal changes before the new vote, and he invited the prosecution of any staffer found to be involved in malpractice. Read More »

Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled


The fate of the IEBC seems to be shaping up as the key battle between Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga in the rerun presidential election that needs to take place by October 31. It is not clear yet now what will happen in these coming 60 days since we no longer have a president elect nor a president. But global observers did not report any interference with the vote. Read More »

US Threatens Pyongyang With Massive Military Response


North Korea just tested their most powerful nuclear bomb yet and caused an quake 10 times more powerful than their last test. "Any threat to the United States or its territories including Guam or our allies will be met with a massive military response ", Mattis said. Read More »

Almost 90000 Rohingya escape Myanmar


On Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported that the UN Secretary-General had expressed deep concern over reports of excessive use of force during operations conducted by Myanmar's security forces in Rakhine State and urged restraint and calm to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe. Read More »

Putin Plans On Skipping This Year's UN General Assembly Session


The Russian president further described the situation on the Korean Peninsula as "balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict". North Koreans watch a news report showing an intermediate-range missile fired over Japan. Putin went on to explain that urging Pyongyang to let go of the programme makes no sense as it is " misguided and futile ". "Provocations, pressure and militarist and insulting rhetoric are a dead-end road". Read More »

British PM May arrives in Japan for talks with Abe

North Korea's ambassador to the United Kingdom has been summoned to the Foreign Office so government ministers can condemn its latest missile launch over Japan. The agency's director, Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, called the test "a key milestone" in giving U.S. Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense ships an enhanced capability, but did not mention North Korea. Read More »

Latest North Korean missile test continues to strain worldwide relations

The target was successfully intercepted by SM-6 missiles fired from the USS John Paul Jones. "The U.S. will not allow their lawlessness to continue and the rest of the world is with us", she said . - President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared "talking is not the answer" to the tense standoff with North Korea over its nuclear missile development, but his defense chief swiftly asserted that diplomatic options remain and Russian Federation demanded USA restraint. Read More »

We have eradicated terrorism, its funders: Saudi Arabia


Muslims around the world Friday celebrate Al-Adha Eid, an important festival on the Islamic calendar which marks the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Muslim pilgrims gather in the holy city of Mecca before heading to Mina for the start of the annual Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The second day of the hajj , a must for all able-bodied Muslims who can afford it, is dedicated to prayer and reflection . Read More »

North Korea threatens US with 'GREATEST DISASTER' in 'severe warning' to Trump


China strongly condemned North Korea's today's nuclear test, slamming Pyongyang for ignoring worldwide condemnation of its atomic weapons programme. Juche is North Korea's homegrown ruling go-it-alone ideology that is a mix of Marxism and extreme nationalism preached by state founder Kim Il Sung , the current leader's grandfather. Read More »

German SPD leader says European Union must stop accession talks with Turkey


Martin Schulz launched numerous attacks Sunday against German Chancellor Angela Merkel , but he failed to win the only debate before this month's general election. Merkel called it a "very dramatic situation" that forced her to make a decision. "The inclusion of our European neighbors would have been better", Schulz said. Read More »

Red Cross responds to Harvey — Newsviews


The Chamber is tracking donation totals, DeCourcey said, but it's too soon to predict whether the corporate relief efforts for Harvey will reach the $1 billion milestone recorded after Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. Thousands of dedicated Red Cross workers are busy keeping people safe and providing food, emotional support and other necessities. Wherever they decide to donate, Houston and Texas are grateful for the help. Read More »

Labour Brexit chief Keir Starmer denies party in chaos over single market

WITH ONLY a handful of days remaining until parliamentary recess ends and a new term begins for the Scottish parliament, Jeremy Corbyn has been attempting to curry favour with the Scottish public during his recent campaign tour. But the former minister Anna Soubry said: "Any suggestion that this is any way treacherous or supporting Jeremy Corbyn is outrageous". "It amounts to a trouncing of democracy and people will not accept it". Read More »

Armed robbery foiled after thugs stick up bar full of cops


After a handful of the off-duty officers leapt into action, they arrested two suspects nearby, they said-Joseph McInnis III, 21, and Tyree McCoy, 22. Peach said that the two alleged robbers must not have known, and likely didn't intend to rob a bar filled with police officers. Read More »

PM May seeks to ease Japan's Brexit fears during trade visit

The 15-member U.N. Security Council on Tuesday condemned the firing of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan as "outrageous" and demanded that North Korea halt its weapons program, but the USA -drafted statement did not threaten new sanctions. Read More »

Stacy Lewis in position to make big hurricane donation


Lewis moved to Houston as a youngster and her husband is the University of Houston women's golf coach. So when she rolled in her putt for an 11th consecutive par to edge out runner-up In Gee Chun by a shot, Lewis effectively doubled the $US195,000 donation to $US390,000. Read More »

Khawaja Izharul Hassan's attacker identified: IG Sindh


Four others were injured in the attack, according to police officials. The shell of a 9mm pistol bullet was found from the crime scene. Moreover, Hassaan, the attacker killed in an exchange of fire with the police, had a doctorate in Philosophy and had taught as a professor at an engineering university, sources said. Read More »

Russian Federation calls on USA to return immediately seized diplomatic property


Russian diplomatic properties in the United States are inviolable under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, signed by Washington, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Saturday, following Washington's decision to close down three Russian properties and search the premises of the Russian Trade Representation in the USA capital. Read More »

Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

North Korea defends its weapons programs as necessary to counter perceived USA aggression, such as recent air maneuvers with South Korean and Japanese jets. The United States often sends its warplanes to South Korea, mostly for patrols, when animosity rises on the Korean Peninsula, which is technically in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Read More »

United States To Withdraw Free Trade Deal With South Korea


Song emphasized the importance of maintaining a robust combined defense posture to support the diplomatic and economic sanctions and pressure aimed at the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Gesecki said. North Korea claimed in January previous year to have tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb, also known as a thermonuclear device, but outside experts were sceptical, suggesting it could have been a "boosted device", an atomic bomb that uses some hydrogen isotopes to increase ... Read More »

Truex Jr. Qualifies 2nd, Jones 10th for Southern 500


The NASCAR Cup teams face one of their most challenging races of the season this evening. It is the 37th pole of Harvick's career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Earnhardt winless this season and would need an extraordinary late run this week and next to advance to playoffs. He's trying to put the heat on current points leader Martin Truex Jr . Read More »