Karanja allegedly hid the gun in a police reservist’s house in Lafey town where it was recovered.
Pliskova will play Japan's Naomi Osaka in the semis.
Locals say police have failed to contain rampant criminal activities that have led to loss of lives and property.
Suspects taken to Mbita Police Station as they wait to be taken to court.
Treasury CS Henry Rotich says social media posts on enumerator jobs are false.
Honda Automobile (Thailand) invites young golf enthusiasts aged 8-15 to apply for theÂ Honda LPGA Thailand Junior Golf Clinic 2019 to learn knowledge and skills closely with pro golfers who will compete in the Honda LPGA Thailand onÂ 18thÂ February 2019Â at the Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course.
A theft suspect in England, who shot to fame for his uncanny resemblance to «Friends» star David Schwimmer, was finally arrested on Thursday, Jan. 17. Lancashire Police said that 36-year-old Abdullah Husseini was supposed to appear at the Blackpool Magistrates' Court last December, in relation to charges of four counts of fraud and theft. The charges against him resulted from a case were a coat, a wallet and a phone was stolen from a restaurant in Blackpool last September 2018. After failing to appear in court, a warrant was issued for his arrest. Lancashire Police added that the Metropolitan Police were also on the lookout for him after he was ordered to appear in court...Keep on reading: David Schwimmer lookalike wanted for theft finally arrested
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Loren Legardais eyeing the Senate ratification of the proposed P3.7 trillion national budget by February 6. The target date is also the last day of the session of Congress before it adjourns. «On January 28, Monday at 10 a.m., we will resume the bicameral conference of the budget and the House has committed to finish it on and before January 30 for a Senate ratification of February 6,» Legarda, chair of the Senate committee on finance, told reporters on Wednesday. On Tuesday, contingents from the Senate, led by Legarda, and from the House of Representatives met for the first time in a conference to reconcile their versions of the 2019 General Appr...Keep on reading: Legarda eyes Senate ratification of 2019 budget by Feb. 6
MANILA, Philippines --- As debates on lowering the age of criminal liability continue, the public yearned for that one voice that championed children's cause at the world stage: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. Taking their call on social media, netizens urged Gary to speak about moves by legislators at the House of Representatives to set the minimum age of criminal responsibility at nine years old. Twitter user Justin Dizon cited the reigning Miss Universe's role in a foundation, which helps kids in Tondo. "Now is the time for@catrionaelisato say her stand on the issue. As a Miss Universe, she possesses a great amount of influence that can help us fight this move of the ...Keep on reading: Miss Universe Catriona Gray urged: Speak vs lower age of criminal liability
SEOUL, South Korea --- South Korea's military has accused Japan of a «clear provocation» over what it says was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship. An official from Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday that the plane flew 60 to 70 meters (196 to 229 feet) above the water near a South Korean naval ship. Seoul and Tokyo are key U.S. allies and close economic partners, but are currently locked in disputes over military issues and wartime history. South Korea also accused another Japanese patrol plane of conducting a low-altitude flight over a South Korean warship that had been rescuing a North Korean f...Keep on reading: Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight
MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Feb. 6 a non-working holiday in Lanao Del Norte (except Iligan City) and in seven North Cotabato municipalities for the second day of the plebiscite of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). Upon Duterte's order, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Proclamation No. 656 on Jan. 21, to formalize the holiday in the areas. The seven municipalities under North Cotabato that will participate in the plebiscite are Aleosan, Carmen, Kabacan, Midsayap, Pikit, Pigkawayan, and Talunan. In his proclamation, the President ordered the declaration of a non-working holiday to give people in these ...Keep on reading: Palace declares holiday in areas holding 2nd BOL plebiscite
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) will introduce an award program this year.
New Zealand High Commission has congratulated the 35 Ni-Vanuatu who will begin studies this year under the New Zealand scholarship programme.
Director of Education Services Roy Obed has reminded all Provincial Education Officers, Education Authority Directors and Teachers that the 2019 Academic year will commence on February 4, 2019.
Teams of committed workers from the community of Lolowai with assistance from people from nearby coastal villages of Longana have completed cleaning up Lolowai Hospital, Ambaebulu School and Vureas St. Patrick’s College.
Young people who are interested in pursuing a career in the Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF) are encouraged to apply once application forms are made available this week.
A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar Tuesday granted bail to the four convicts — Umeshbhai Surabhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Padmendrasinh Jaswantsinh Rajput and Harshad alias Mungda Jila Govind Chhara Parmar.
The high-stake electionÂ slated for January 28 is being viewed as a referendum on the Manohar Lal Khattar government and also a semi-final ahead of Lok Sabha elections. The bypoll, which was to be a direct contest between the BJP and the INLD, turned into a multi-cornered fight after the Congress and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) fielded their candidates.
Spotify has stealthily released an option to mute certain artists on its mobile app, a much-requested feature that comes amid calls to remove music from artists like R. Kelly over abuse allegations. The new button, first reported by tech news site Thurrott, allows users of the streaming service to prevent any artist from automatically playing by selecting «Don't play this artist» from a menu on the artist's page. The feature does not appear to be available on desktop or browser versions of Spotify, which did not immediately respond to an AFP request for comment. The Sweden-based music company removed several artists including Kelly from its curated playlists last year, a...Keep on reading: Spotify rolls out feature to block artists
MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Immigration (BI) advised Chinese nationals in the Philippines who will spend Chinese New Year overseas to pay their reentry fees at BI field and satellite offices and avoid congestion at airports. The statement was issued due to the anticipation of influx of passengers lining up to pay their re-entry fees in BI cashiers at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). «Many of them are Chinese residents in the Philippines who wish to spend the Chinese New Year in their homeland,» BI Ports Operations Division Chief Grifton Medina said. "It usually results to heavy congestion of passengers at the airport ...Keep on reading: Chinese nationals told to settle re-entry fee at BI offices
OKLAHOMA CITY --- A renewed focus on defense has the Oklahoma City Thunder on another winning streak. Paul George had 36 points, eight rebounds and five steals, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds and the Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-114 on Tuesday night. Steven Adams and Terrance Ferguson each added 14 points for Oklahoma City, which snapped a three-game losing streak to Portland at Chesapeake Energy Arena. After a stretch of losing five of six games, during which they gave up 154, 142 and 138 points in defeats, the Thunder have won three straight and moved back into third place in the fluid Western Conference...Keep on reading: Paul George, Russell Westbrook lead Thunder past Trail Blazers
MANILA, Philippines --- Three Lumad teachers and a student from the Save Our Schools network on Wednesday have joined the clamor for the Supreme Court to declare the third extension of martial law in Mindanao as unconstitutional. The petitioners --- Lumad teachers Rius Valle, Josea Mae Palomo and Jeany Rose Hayahay; and a student of legal age Rorelyn Mandacawan --- say that martial law only contributed to the abuses by state security forces. They are represented by lawyers from the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP). This is the fourth petition against martial law extension; the first was filed by residents from Mindanao. The pe...Keep on reading: Lumad teachers, student file 4th petition to declare martial law unconstitutional
SEOUL --- A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted Wednesday of abuse of power and sentenced to jail term of two years in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country's #MeToo movement. Ahn Tae-geun was accused of repeatedly groping a female junior colleague at the funeral of another co-worker's father. After Seo Ji-hyun filed a formal complaint, he had her transferred to a provincial position and her career went nowhere. She suffered in silence for years until she went public with a tearful live television interview last January, detailing her experiences. The interview was a rarity in a still conservative society where female victims of sexual assault ...Keep on reading: South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case
Stars of the silver screen put on a dazzling display as they arrived at the 2019 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.
A Whatsapp audio note has emerged of Emiliano Sala speaking from the plane that disappeared last night near Alderney. He told friends: 'I am now aboard a plane that seems like it is falling to pieces'.
The U.S. said Tuesday that a controversial conference on Middle East stability next month in Poland, jointly hosted by the State Department, won’t be focused on Iran and will have a broader agenda.
Russia’s diplomatic outreach to Japan over a 70-year territorial dispute is aimed partly at securing a more valuable prize for the Kremlin: new political inroads with one of the U.S.’s biggest regional allies.
[Premium Times] Labour unions in Nigeria have rejected the N27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of State on Tuesday.
[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it is making efforts to rescue about 20,000 Nigerian girls trapped in different parts of Mali.
[allAfrica] Over 13,000 people have been pardoned under Ethiopia's amnesty law.
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the Conservatives want to “militarize” the border with the United States in an attempt to stop the tens of thousands of asylum seekers who enter Canada between official points of entry – a charge the Tories deny.
Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula has reiterated his call for Kenyan Defence Forces troops to be recalled from Somalia.