By Katharine Houreld. NAIROBI (Reuters) – Veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga led Kenya’s presidential race, official election results showed on Saturday, pushing Deputy PresidentWilliam Ruto into second place ...East Africa’s wealthiest nation and most vibrant democracy held presidential, parliamentary and local elections on Tuesday ... Advertisement.
The West responded with unprecedented economic, financial and diplomatic sanctions, including freezing around half of Russia's gold and foreign exchange reserves that stood near $640 billion before February 24... the frozen reserves to help fund the future reconstruction of Ukraine.
CETINJE, MONTENGRO. Eleven people, including two children and a gunman, were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, and six others were injured, a state prosecutor told Vijesti TV after an initial investigation of the crime scene ... "The family was staying at the house of the shooter as tenants," Brdjanin said ... .
Taliban fighters beat female protesters and fired into the air on Saturday to dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, Kabul, days before the first anniversary of the group’s return to power. About 40 women marched on the education ministry in Kabul, chanting “bread, work and freedom” ... — Oliver Marsden (@OliverGMarsden) August 13, 2022 ... .
Accidente Muere Anne Heche Anne Heche Accidente de coche fatal. Los peores pronósticos se han cumplido. La actriz norteamericana Anne Heche falleció ayer a los 53 años tras pasar una semana en el hospital a raíz del impacto de su coche contra una casa en el barrio angelino de Mar Vista... Su vida estuvo plagada de tragedias ... Acababa de cumplir 18 años ... .
Hong Kong (CNN) – Hong Kong has recorded its sharpest annual drop in population, with experts blaming the decline on strict Covid control measures and a political crackdown that have taken the shine off a financial hub long advertised as “Asia’s world city.” ... The figures include expatriates and other non-permanent residents ... .
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to a hospital and underwent surgery ... Dr ... Rushdie ... U.N ... ___ ... .
The bombshell disclosures were made in a search warrant approved by a US magistrate judge and accompanying documents released four days after agents searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach... "They didn't need to 'seize' anything ... "Top secret" is the highest level, reserved for the most closely held US national security information ... .
The United States is wrapping up tests of its new Long-Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) as part of a significant upgrade of its missile defense systems amid renewed great power competition and a renewed nuclear arms race, defense website Breaking News reports ... A Ground-Based Interceptor is lowered into its missile silo in Alaska ... Image ... Image ... ....
WASHINGTON, United States — The United States will boost trade with Taiwan in response to China’s “provocative” behaviour, the White House said Friday, as it insisted on the right of air and sea passage through the tense strait ... Sam Yeh / AFP ... China views Taiwan as its own territory to be seized one day, by force if necessary.
LUX, France (AP) — Once, a river ran through it. Now, white dust and thousands of dead fish cover the wide trench that winds amid rows of trees in France's Burgundy region in what was the Tille River in the village of Lux ... It is damaging farm economies, forcing water restrictions, causing wildfires and threatening aquatic species ... (Photos. AP) ... .. ... .