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.
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 ... .
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 ... .
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 ... .
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.
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 ... .
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 ... ....
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 global digital asset market printed green indexes on Saturday as the largest crypto like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) grabbed an upward momentum. However, traders choose this as a good time to liquidate their funds. Ethereum price jumps by 80% in last 30 days... It added that the largest single liquidation order happed on the OKX ... ETC up by 7% ... .