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Kenyatta declares winner of Kenya poll

Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s hotly contested presidential poll, the electoral commission said. The 55-year-old incumbent, who has been in office since 2013, won a second five-year term with 54.27 per cent of the vote, followed by 72-year-old

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US loaded, ready to hit North Korea – Trump

US President, Donald Trump, says the US military is locked, loaded and ready to deal with any North Korean threat. Trump made the declaration via Twitter on Friday.  The United States President tweeted: “Military solutions are now fully in place,

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U.S. N/Korea Conflict: Erdogan calls for truce

Turkey urged the U.S. and North Korea to prevent a military conflict and settle the crisis by peaceful means, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Erdogan told reporters on Friday: “we do not want the crisis between the United

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At least 25 people died in a crash in Egypt

At least 25 people have died and 65 others are injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, northern Egypt. One train was travelling from Cairo and the other from Port Said at the time of the head-on collision, local media

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Trump attacks Senate leader over healthcare failure

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked his own party’s Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for a second day running on Thursday, venting frustration over Republicans’ dramatic failure to repeal and replace the Obamacare healthcare law. Trump assailed McConnell on Twitter both

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Brexit negotiators denied water during discussions

A civil servant privy to Brexit negotiations and who also pleaded anonymity as disclosed that Britain’s Brexit negotiators were denied water during showdown talks in Brussels as the EU sought to gain a competitive advantage over the UK. According to

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Several passengers injured as London bus crashes into building

London bus ploughed into a shop on a busy street in the British capital Thursday, leaving two people trapped and others hurt after the driver blacked out, witnesses said. Pictures on social media showed shattered glass and paramedics tending to

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Two killed in riots after Kenya’s opposition claims election was rigged

Two protesters were shot dead by police in the Kenyan capital on Wednesday as rioting broke out after opposition claims of massive rigging in an election that President Uhuru Kenyatta looked certain to win. Police fired teargas – and in

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Nuclear Threat: UK, U.S. team up against North Korea

The United Kingdom says it support the warning by President Donald Trump to return “fire and fury” against North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. with nuclear attacks. Amb. Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, told

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

An Israeli official said Israel’s air force struck Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, injuring three Palestinians. A military spokesperson said in a statement that the strikes were carried out in retaliation for a rocket

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