The U.S. military says it has killed eight members of the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike south of Somalia’s capital.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia saw a third day of protests on Saturday over the arrest of the former No. 2 leader of the al-Shabab extremist group, who has been a leading candidate for a regional presidency. Officials said at least eight people have been killed so far as angry supporters take to the streets and clash with police.
So far only 78 MPs have signed the impeachment motion, out of a required 92 signatures.
Will he succeed in planting a loyalist successor to safeguard his businesses or will opposition sweep him aside?
Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya links violence to a cattle theft incident.
President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing's negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world's top two economies.
MANILA, Philippines---Cherry Rondina is undoubtedly one of the most talented players in Philippine volleyball right now and her stature deserves the spotlight in whatever she goes to. «The Cherry Bomb» is a five-time UAAP MVP in the beach volleyball tournament and was UAAP Season 80's Best Scorer in the indoor tournament. Despite her accolades, and reputation, Rondina doesn't mind coming off the bench to help steer Petron to a record fourth title in the Philippine Superliga. Rondina came off the Blaze Spikers' bench in their 25-23, 25-11, 25-17 Game 1 win in the All-Filipino finals against F2 Logistics and it didn't matter if he had a diminished role. "I was just thinking...Keep on reading: Bombs away: Cherry Rondina comes off the bench, sparks Petron win in PSL Finals opener
MOSCOW --- Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for «open and specific» talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. The U.S. claims Russia is violating the INF treaty, and on Dec. 4 issued an ultimatum that Moscow come into compliance with the accord in 60 days, or else Washington will withdraw. Russia denies it's in breach of the treaty. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu sent his counterpart, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, a proposal for launching a dialogue three days ago, according to a statement Saturday. But Russia says it hasn't received any official reply from the Penta...Keep on reading: Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement
WASHINGTON --- Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. Some seven hours later, she was put on a bus to the nearest Border Patrol station but soon began vomiting. By the end of the two-hour drive, she had stopped breathing. Jakelin hadn't had anything to eat or drink for days, her father later told U.S. officials. The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questio...Keep on reading: Death of 7-year-old on U.S. border raises questions
MANILA, Philippines --- A staffer of President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday allegedly ordered priests and bishops to leave the Balangiga Town Plaza before his arrival for the turnover of the Balangiga bells, Fr. Edmel Raagas, one of the priest present at the event, said, «Priests, including the Borongan bishop and the Apostolic Nuncio, were initially told to go out of the Balangiga plaza, minutes before the President arrived,» Raagas told INQUIRER.net in a text message. Raagas also said the instruction was from the «Presidential Management Staff.» When the bishops and priests insisted on getting to their seats, Raagas said a member from the Presidential Management Staff asked...Keep on reading: Duterte staffer tells clergy to leave Balangiga plaza – priest
Retired actress Amanda Bynes told Paper magazine a few weeks ago about her career-damaging drug dependency issues and recovery, the conversation deviating to an actor's big break when one of her movies was mentioned. Channing Tatum was cast in her 2006 teen comedy «She's the Man,» Bynes disclosed, because she saw star quality in the then-unknown model-actor, and «fought» for him. When asked about Bynes' revelation, Tatum told Entertainment Tonight, «I love her.» The «Magic Mike» star recalled his time on-set with the former child star Bynes, who was in her early 20s at the time: "She was just so alive. You never knew what was going to come out of her mout...Keep on reading: Channing glad Amanda is ‘back on the right track’
Dominica intends to maintain its vote at the United Nations to end a US trade embargo on Cuba. Acting Prime Minister, Ian Douglas gave that assurance to Cuban Ambassador to Dominica, Juan Carlos Frometa de la Rosa at a farewell ...
Two members of the La Plaine Village Council walked out of a statutory council meeting on December 13, 2018 preventing councillor-elect Jason Fontaine from being sworn in. This was the first statutory meeting of the council since the October 1,...
Ellaina ‘LYRIQUE’ Joseph is currently celebrating a newly signed Songwriter’s contract with Floyd ‘A1′ Bently. A1 is best known for his involvement in the reality television show Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood and is also a renowned music producer who...
Electricity has been restored to almost all households in Dominica following Hurricane Maria. When the Hurricane made landfall on Dominica on September 18, last year it downed a number of electricity polls leaving the entire country without power. But Member...
One day after narrowly losing to the St. Mary’s Academy (SMA), the Portsmouth Secondary school (PSS) bounced back to win two football titles – the Under 15 and Under 20 – in grand style at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium....
[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandans intending to travel abroad have at least 68 countries, 15 of them in Africa, they can travel to without a visa.
Saturday's Yellow Vest rally in Paris began relatively calm with a demonstration on Champs Elysees, but later the crowd engaged in scuffles with police. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ruling on the eve of deadline to sign up for 2019 coverage in the Affordable Care Act.
Russia’s ambassador to Austria has said that no proof has been provided to show Russian biathletes are guilty of doping offences, after Austrian police made an unannounced visit to the team’s camp in Hochfilzen. Read Full Article at RT.com
Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry's recent comments about the moon landings have created headlines in and around the NBA, and on Friday night the Sacramento Kings used them to troll him before their game. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chelsea football club's billionaire Russian owner Roman Abramovich has requested personal updates on the club’s efforts to stamp out racism following anti-Semitic chants by fans on Thursday, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric has taken a pop at former serial winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo over their decision to snub this year’s ceremony. Read Full Article at RT.com
England legend Stuart Pearce is set to visit North Korea on holiday next year in a bid to «educate himself» on the issues with neighboring South Korea. Read Full Article at RT.com
Moscow is ready to take part in the ambitious project of constructing a cross-continental railway line which will connect East and West Africa. That’s according to the Russia-Sudan intergovernmental commission. Read Full Article at RT.com
New figures from the Bank of England reveal unprecedented numbers of borrowers are taking on what critics fear are dangerously high levels of debt in a rush for ultra-cheap loans.
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«Visitors have been evacuated and asked to leave the zoo as teams work to bring the situation under control,» the zoo said on Twitter. «The zoo's animal teams are working to move all animals away from the incident.» Chester Zoo is home to 21,000 animals across 125 acres, attracting 1.9 million visitors a year, its website said. The £40 million (€44.53 million) sub-tropical Monsoon Forest section is home to animals including Sumatran orangutans, macaques, snakes and crocodiles. Last December, a large blaze at London Zoo killed an aardvark and four meerkats, and damaged a shop and cafe.
Measures to help promote migrant integration were launched in a new charter on Friday. They include measures for migrants to have easier access to the services provided by the Integration Unit and aim to facilitate migrant access to Maltese and English language learning, as well as cultural orientation. The Local Integration Charter comes one year after Equality Minister Helena Dalli launched a national integration strategy. Speaking during the government’s annual integration conference, Dr Dalli said the charter followed up on the action plan which was being led by the newly set up Human Rights and Integration Directorate. Dr Dalli told the conference that a “healthy” number of applications had already been received by the Integration Directorate for introductory integration programmes. Read: Teachers schooling migrants to help them integrate not given the right training These specialised courses were designed by the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology and the University of Malta to help ease migrants’ integration into Maltese society. Dr Dalli also lauded the Integration Directorate’s efforts to improve its integration services, highlighting the recruitment of a...
DJ Pinye became the target of endless outrage that was baseless
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Education CS Amina says training of tutors in teacher training colleges on new curriculum to start in January.
Behind confusion lies a brewing cold war growing since a number of cargo carriers converted into passenger carriers.
Trump says reviewing US assistance to South Sudan to ensure that aid does not prolong war.
All 17 fish farms in British Columbia's Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon.