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Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency

Kenya: Roselyn Akombe Resigns From Poll Agency Chebukati's sentiments came in the wake of the resignation of one of the seven electoral commissioners, Roselyn Akombe , plunging the country into further political uncertainty. Akombe urged Kenyans to remember the violence that followed a disputed 2007 poll, when more than 1,200 people were killed. At least 37 people have died in violence since the August vote, although rights group say the a... [Full Article...]

Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi

Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: Modi BJP president Amit Shah was also present at the rally. Considering that in each of his recent visits to the state, the Prime Minister has either launched a project (for example - the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train and the Sardar Sarovar Dam) or announced multiple sops and schemes, it is expected that Modi would make some announcements on Monday too which would endear voters to the BJP. [Full Article...]

Iran calls for NUCLEAR ACTION against United States accusing Washington of 'creating ISIS'

Iran calls for NUCLEAR ACTION against United States accusing Washington of 'creating ISIS' If the USA tears up the deal, we will shred it. Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's highest authority, welcomed their support but said it was not sufficient. Europe "must refrain from entering into our defence issues", Khamenei said. "It is not acceptable for us that Europe repeats the U.S. bullying against Iran", he added. [Full Article...]

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park

Multiple injuries reported in shooting at Maryland business park Officials said Prince, who has a criminal history, fled the scene in a black 2008 GMC Acadia with DE plates PC64273. Deputies say they responded at 8:58 a.m. The suspect is believed to have fled in a black Chevrolet Arcadia with DE plates. In March 2015, he faced multiple gun charges, including being a felon in possession of a firearm. [Full Article...]

Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF

Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF It took the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) five months to take control of the city, which had been taken over by IS in January 2014. "There is an air of jubilation in the city", Abdi said. It says it is not aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or the rebels seeking to overthrow him. "It would take away their major foreign patron", said Nicholas A. [Full Article...]

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines Lorenzana said IS Southeast Asian "emir" Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute were among the fatalities in the early morning fighting. Gen. Restituto Padilla said yesterday. Security officials believe Hapilon's death is significant, considering he was the uniting factor in Marawi, and that the blow to the worldwide terror network is also serious, especially since the he was named by Daesh as emi... [Full Article...]

United States indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids

United States indicts Chinese nationals for importing opioids According to the Department of Justice, one of the men ran two chemical plants in China that produced high quantities of fentanyl and similar drugs and the other man owned four labs in China doing the same thing. "The defendants allegedly shipped massive quantities of deadly fentanyl and other synthetic opioids to communities throughout the United States, mostly purchased on the Internet and sent ... [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS-like institute for ayurveda in Delhi

PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS-like institute for ayurveda in Delhi In his speech lasting almost 50 minutes, Modi said progress at the cost of national heritage has always pushed countries towards their doom and that Ayurveda , neglected by colonial powers in a bid to run down traditional Indian knowledge, had never been given the attention it deserved even after Independence. [Full Article...]

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehavior

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehavior Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Monday he is pleading guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl spent five years in captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan after walking off his post in 2009. "We may as well go back to kangaroo courts and lynch mobs that got what they wanted", Bergdahl said in an interview taped previous year that was aired Monday on ABC's "Good Mornin... [Full Article...]

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalis

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalis At a press briefing, Joseph Muscat (centre-left), whose close friends and family has been the target of violent attacks by Daphne Caruana Galizia, has denounced an act of "barbaric" and ordered the security forces to concentrate all of their resources. [Full Article...]

Wildfires Kill 32 in Portugal, 4 in Spain

Wildfires Kill 32 in Portugal, 4 in Spain The 36 deaths, which were confirmed by Portugal's national civil protection agency and included a one-month-old baby, come four months after 64 people were killed in the deadliest fire in the country's history in June. Spanish TV pictures showed people trying to fight fires with buckets of water. In Vigo, the fires destroyed several industrial warehouses and forced the evacuation of the PSA/Ci... [Full Article...]

McCain Warns of 'Severe Consequences' for Iraq Over Baghdad's Clashes With Kurds

McCain Warns of 'Severe Consequences' for Iraq Over Baghdad's Clashes With Kurds Tension has steadily mounted between Baghdad and the Erbil-based KRG since September 25, when Iraqis in KRG-controlled areas - and in several disputed territories, including Kirkuk - voted on whether or not to declare political independence. [Full Article...]

Austrian far-right leader cast vote in legislative election

Austrian far-right leader cast vote in legislative election The projections showed the center-left Social Democrats receiving 26.6 percent and the vote and the anti-migrant, euroskeptic Freedom Party 26.5 percent. Much of the People's Party's appeal has been credited to Kurz. An ORF opinion poll said 40 percent of OVP voters favor a coalition government with the FPO, while only 18 percent support a coalition with the Social Democrats. [Full Article...]

Trump's Chief of Staff Says He's Not Quitting or Being Fired

Trump's Chief of Staff Says He's Not Quitting or Being Fired The chief of staff also hid his face behind a hand as Trump made defiant threats toward North Korea and "rocket man" Kim Jong Un at the United Nations last month. A few times he has tweeted his frustration with diplomacy and with Tillerson, though other senior advisers - including Kelly and Defense Secretary James N. [Full Article...]

Florida detective catches 9-foot anaconda barehanded

Florida detective catches 9-foot anaconda barehanded Her video, since being shared on October 12, has collected over 2.7 lakh views, more than 2,700 reactions and nearly 3,000 shares. It shows the detective first prodding the snake gently with a thick branch. "If you own an exotic pet please be responsible", officials warned in a Facebook post along with a video of the capture. People on Facebook have praised Detective Shaw for her unbelievable ... [Full Article...]

26 take ill after meal on Goa-Mum train, 3 in ICU

26 take ill after meal on Goa-Mum train, 3 in ICU A total of 26 passengers had to be admitted in hospital, including 6 in the Intensive Care Unit, after suffering from food poisoning. A Central Railway official, who did not want to be named, told IANS: "The passengers complained of uneasiness and nausea around 12.10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Canadian hostages: the taliban deny they have killed and raped

Canadian hostages: the taliban deny they have killed and raped He did not immediately elaborate. Mujahid also says "from the time the couple were detained until their release" Boyle and Coleman were never separated because the kidnappers "did not want to incite any suspicion". "Taking your pregnant wife to a very unsafe place, to me, and the kind of person I am, is unconscionable", said Jim Coleman. Mr Boyle added: 'These are children who three days ago t... [Full Article...]

Iran move won't weaken United States hand with North Korea - Tillerson

Iran move won't weaken United States hand with North Korea - Tillerson I wish that the Trump administration officials, like Tillerson, who privately bash their Dear Leader, would man up and quit, and publicly disavow him. In Sunday's interview, Tillerson would not deny using the insult about the president. "I checked", he told Tapper. "The president speaks for himself", Tillerson said at the time. [Full Article...]

Liberia's presidential election likely to need runoff vote

Liberia's presidential election likely to need runoff vote If no single candidate gains more than 50% of the vote, a run-off will be scheduled in November between the top two contenders, according to Liberian law. Liberia seeks a successor to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who led the country as it recovered from civil war and the Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. [Full Article...]

Three killed as cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast

Three killed as cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast According to a witness interviewed by Reuters , the crash would have happened during a thunderstorm, with heavy rain and lightning. "The aircraft failed to land and crashed in the water". French military sources said that French nationals were among the injured. Abidjan , the country's major urban center, lies on the southern Atlantic coast of Ivory Coast. [Full Article...]


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