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Sep 21 2017

Kenyan top court finds electoral body complicit in poor conduct of polls

They said the court should have ordered for a recount of the votes following a petition filed by the Nasa coalition after Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victor of the August...

Sep 20 2017

Trump faces awkward silence at United Nations as his socialism joke bombs

The Venezuelan government rebuffed US President Donald Trump's praise to Latin American nations for supporting the "restoration of democracy" in Venezuela after a dinner ...

Sep 20 2017

Deir al-Zour Airport: Base for Russian Operations

Russia Tuesday accused US -backed rebels in Syria of targeting regime forces to try to halt their advance against Daesh (ISIS) around the city of Deir al-Zor. "We have...

Sep 20 2017

'Vicious' Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Program: North Korea

After the drills, the F-35B jets and B-1B bombers returned to their bases in Japan and Guam respectively. The U.S. warplanes also conducted formation training with Japa...

Sep 20 2017

Clashes Erupt in Iraqi City of Kirkuk Over Kurdish Vote

UNITED NATIONS ( Reuters ) - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on Tuesday said a Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq could lead to fresh conflic...

Sep 20 2017

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

The video on the online 66.ru news portal shows a pair of helicopter gunships buzzing low, with one of them firing a rocket that explodes next to a spectator. It insisted...

Sep 19 2017

The latest GOP plan to kill Obamacare has a new twist

It is fairly clear that, like other GOP repeal-and-replace plans, Cassidy-Graham would cut federal payments to Medicaid and drive up the number of uninsured. The Graham...

Sep 19 2017

United States considers embassy closure in Cuba over 'incidents'

At least 21 Americans have suffered in these incidents that have lead to a variety of symptoms, including hearing loss, concussions, headaches, ear-ringing, and even prob...

Sep 19 2017

Trump Administration Reportedly Will Not Withdraw US From Paris Agreement After All

The President Donald Trump administration said the country would only stay in the deal if it got more "favourable" terms. Early this year, President Donald Trump ...

Sep 19 2017

NK foreign minister to address UN General Assembly

Her remark comes after Trump dubbed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un " Rocket Man " in a tweet early Sunday, referencing Pyongyang's string of recent missile tests and...

Sep 19 2017

UK PM Theresa May visits Canada for post-Brexit trade talks

May, who back home is fending off divisions between her Cabinet and foreign secretary Boris Johnson over Brexit , will hold talks with Trudeau aimed at "cementing a stro...

Sep 19 2017

After Hurricane Irma, Maria headed towards Caribbean Islands

A tropical storm warning was in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia and Martinique . Hurricane watches , in addition to tropical storm warnings and watches...

Sep 19 2017

Bureaucracy and mismanagement holding United Nations back, says Trump

Speaking at the General Assembly opening session, Trump said the organization founded in 1945 has "not reached its full potential" in recent years because of a bloated bu...

Sep 18 2017

PM Modi reviews construction of Sardar Patel's statue 'Statue of Unity'

Almost 56 years after its foundation was laid, the Sardar Sarovar Dam, which was mired in controversies and faced stiff opposition from affected villagers, became a reali...

Sep 18 2017

British officials lower country's terrorist threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

He was arrested by detectives investigating the bucket bomb that partially detonated at the underground station, police have confirmed. She said his claim that Scotland...

Sep 18 2017

British Airways flight from Paris to London grounded over security threat

While passengers waited on the tarmac, security personnel conducted bag searches while sniffer dogs checked the aircraft, according to Anderson. "We will continue on to ...

Sep 18 2017

Four US Female Tourists Attacked With Acid in France

Four female American tourists have been attacked with acid at a train station in Marseille , France. Two other women escaped with shock. The prosecutor's office said t...

Sep 18 2017

Egypt welcomes moves toward unity by Hamas and Fatah: MENA agency

Hamas's announcement on Sunday followed separate talks in Cairo last week between Fatah and Egyptian officials and Hamas and Egyptian officials. "There will be tangib...

Sep 17 2017

Jury accepts Anissa Weier's insanity plea in 'Slender Man' stabbing

Her friend, Morgan Geyser , who helped with the stabbing has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease. "At 12-years-old, she had no way to protect herself from (...