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Author: 0 Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta warns judiciary after it nullifies election

A seven-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday ruled that Kenya's electoral commission failed to conduct the August presidential polls according to the country's Constitution and its Elections Act. He also said the role of global observers who came to Kenya for the vote must be examined because they put stability ahead of credibility and had "moved fast to sanitize fraud".

World Media Kenya Supreme Court invalidates recent presidential election results
Author: 0 Kenya Supreme Court invalidates recent presidential election results

Kenya's president says he "personally disagrees" with the Supreme Court ruling that nullifies his election win last month, but he says he respects it. But he also expressed concern over the integrity of election officials, calling for some to be prosecuted, and said it was "unimaginable" a new poll could be conducted in just two months.

Author: 0 Renewed tensions in Kenya after Supreme Court annuls election result

Opposition leader Raila Odinga had petitioned the court challenging Kenyatta's win, claiming manipulation. With Kenyatta receiving more than 50 percent of the votes, the contest was not forced into a second round of voting. The disputed 2007 election led to politically-motivated ethnic violence in which over 1,100 people were killed. The chairman of the election board said there would be personnel changes, but it was not clear if that would be enough for the opposition.

World Media Avoid scams when giving to Hurricane Harvey victims
Author: 0 Avoid scams when giving to Hurricane Harvey victims

The highest rated local nonprofits working in the Houston area, listed by Charity Navigator , include Americares, Direct Relief , Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Convoy of Hope and Save the Children . "Or you can stop by their office", said Ward. Natural disasters tend to tug on heart strings and spark the spirit of humanitarianism that resides within most Americans.

World Media Stock futures dip after North Korea nuclear test
Author: 0 Stock futures dip after North Korea nuclear test

And following Pyongyang's announcement on Sunday it had tested "with ideal success" a powerful hydrogen bomb that was capable of being fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile. The President's tweets regularly suggest he is not interested in dialogue. "Any threat to the United States or its territories, including Guam, or our allies will be met with a massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming".

Author: 0 Trump sends $7.9B Harvey aid request to Congress

President Trump is pledging to chip in to assist Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, to the tune of $1 million of his personal funds. Asked Thursday whether the donation would come from Trump's own fortune or from the coffers of the Trump Organization, Sanders indicated she wasn't sure legally where the donation would originate, but that it would be the President's personal money.

World Media USA warns North Korea of 'massive military response'
Author: 0 USA warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

He said that the communist nation conducted a major test, and that its words and actions continue to be unsafe to the U.S. South Korea will hold a National Security Council meeting Sunday to discuss the incident, according to South Korea's Presidential office.

World Media North Korea appears to have conducted sixth nuclear test
Author: 0 North Korea appears to have conducted sixth nuclear test

North Korea in July test-launched two ICBMs that are believed to be capable of reaching the mainland United States. In a brief statement to reporters Mr Mattis said the worldwide community was unified in demanding the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and said the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, should know that Washington's commitment to Japan and South Korea is unshakeable.

World Media Vols LB Kirkland out for the season
Author: 0 Vols LB Kirkland out for the season

Tennessee needs to play an extremely disciplined game, which wasn't exactly something it did well a year ago. No. 25 Tennessee won't get a chance to walk through the stadium until Sunday, though Jones said Georgia Tech has already received a call to tour the stadium and get a walkthrough.

World Media Malala condemns 'shameful treatment' of Myanmar with Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Malala condemns 'shameful treatment' of Myanmar with Rohingya Muslims

The Nobel victor asked that if Myanmar is not home of Rohingya Muslims then how they are living there for generations. "Indonesian government commits to help overcome the humanitarian crisis, synergize with civil society in Indonesia as well as the global community", the president assigned Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to communicate with various parties including UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Special Advisory Commission For Rakhine State, Kofi Annan.

World Media Indonesian minister flies to Myanmar to raise Rohingya plight with Suu Kyi
Author: 0 Indonesian minister flies to Myanmar to raise Rohingya plight with Suu Kyi

Protests continued on Sunday in Jakarta's city center, with dozens of people calling for the Indonesian government to take an active involvement in efforts to end human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. According to media reports, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to Bangladesh since last week. Another aid official said earlier that more than 50 refugees have arrived with bullet injuries and have been moved to hospitals in Cox's Bazar.

Author: 0 Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

Trump's push to revise the deal is part of his broader drive to tackle unfair trading practices and cut the trade deficit. President Donald Trump said Saturday he is weighing whether to start the process of withdrawing from a free trade agreement with South Korea, with the U.S.

World Media Texas A&M regent would vote to fire Sumlin
Author: 0 Texas A&M regent would vote to fire Sumlin

The Bruins stopped the Aggies on their final four third-down attempts, quickly getting the ball back to their red-hot offense in the final quarter by opting for a daring brand of defense that required the defensive backs to hold up in man-to-man coverage without any help over the top.

World Media Toxic waste sites in Texas flooded by Harvey
Author: 0 Toxic waste sites in Texas flooded by Harvey

Gizmodo said the now-missing statement called the AP report "misleading" and said, "Here's the truth: through aerial imaging , EPA has already conducted initial assessments at 41 Superfund sites-28 of those sites show no damage, and 13 have experienced flooding".

World Media North Korean ambassador summoned to Foreign Office after Japan missile launch
Author: 0 North Korean ambassador summoned to Foreign Office after Japan missile launch

Diplomats expected resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly given new measures were only recently imposed after Pyongyang staged two long-range missile launches in July. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and is a national security analyst on a number of global conflicts. "The situation is extremely serious...

World Media China And Russia Blame US For North Korea's Missile Launch Over Japan
Author: 0 China And Russia Blame US For North Korea's Missile Launch Over Japan

Abe released a statement the same day, saying Japan would immediately analyze the information, and "we will take all possible measures to fully protect the lives of the Japanese people". The Security Council heaped sanctions on North Korea already for its missile launches earlier this month. She said this was not the attitude "responsible countries" should have when the "smell of gunpowder" remained strong over the Korean peninsula.

World Media Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end
Author: 0 Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end

Abdull Warsame, a Somali-American who lives in Minnesota, is leading 420 people to hajj this year from the United States. It is the coming together of Muslims from every nation that makes Hajj so special. Speaking to Malaysian media, Asyraf said he had conveyed Malaysia's appreciation to King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud at the ruler's Aidil Adha reception for foreign dignitaries on Saturday, and at a meeting with Mecca Governor Prince Khalid al-Faisal Al-Saud on Friday.

World Media Volkswagen Golf crashes into house injuring man watching television
Author: 0 Volkswagen Golf crashes into house injuring man watching television

A man in the living room suffered severe leg injuries and was rushed to hospital. A man in his 20s, believed to be the driver of the auto, has been arrested in connection with the incident. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say that the three occupants of the auto were taken to hospital with head injuries along with one man who was in the property at the time.

World Media Red Cross provides around-the-clock support to Harvey victims
Author: 0 Red Cross provides around-the-clock support to Harvey victims

Monetary donations will be made to The American Red Cross. Getting help in some areas will be challenging for some time due to devastating floodwaters and closed roads. Trailers of kitchen supplies are on the ground to support 14 kitchens, each of those able to produce 10,000 meals a day. ·More than 200 Emergency Response Vehicles have been activated for the operation.

World Media US could withdraw from South Korea trade deal
Author: 0 US could withdraw from South Korea trade deal

Officials such as National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn oppose Trump's plan, according to anonymous sources within the White House, saying it would hurt USA economic growth and cut strategic ties with an important ally in the region.

World Media Barack Obama offers Trump advice in Inauguration letter
Author: 0 Barack Obama offers Trump advice in Inauguration letter

Obama described the White House as "a unique office" and said that there is no "clear blueprint to success". "Congratulations on a remarkable run", Mr. "They'll get you through the inevitable rough patches". Though brief - not even reaching 300 words - Obama's letter delivered an impactful message, continuing tradition and offering ways to stay united.

World Media Putin not to participate in 72nd session of UN GA
Author: 0 Putin not to participate in 72nd session of UN GA

He said Russian Federation and China "have created a roadmap for a settlement on the Korean Peninsula that is designed to promote the gradual easing of tensions and the creation of a mechanism for lasting peace and security". While Pyongyang has on and off been testing ballistic missiles and getting rapped for it, tensions flared after its latest missile was launched over Japan, which is a U.S.

World Media Here's What Changes The Third Reshuffle Brought To The Cabinet
Author: 0 Here's What Changes The Third Reshuffle Brought To The Cabinet

Notably, former Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti, who had reportedly resigned on Thursday, has been given the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, while her former ministry has been added to Nitin Gadkari's long list of Ministers also including Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

Author: 0 Britain, Japan discuss possible new United Nations resolution against North Korea

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said sanctions alone " cannot fundamentally resolve the issue ", amid reports the three countries were pushing for new restrictions on North Korean oil imports and foreign workers. "It was involved during the United Nations security council debate earlier this week, and there was condemnation from that debate from all parties on the actions that North Korea had taken".

World Media Russian diplomats vacate 3 properties on U.S. orders
Author: 0 Russian diplomats vacate 3 properties on U.S. orders

Russia on Sunday demanded that USA authorities "come to their senses" and immediately return Russian diplomatic facilities seized in the United States. sanctions against Moscow over Russia's aggression in Ukraine. Zakharova said in a statement Friday, "American special services intend on September 2 to carry out a search of the consulate in San Francisco including of the apartments of employees who live in the building and have [diplomatic] immunity".

Author: 0 Video of United States military's successful shoot down of medium-range ballistic missile

Under a voluntary treaty between the two allies, the South's limited to projectiles with a range of 800 kilometers, or 500 miles. In response to the latest missile test by North Korea, U.S. United States President Donald Trump is considering pulling out of a major trade agreement with South Korea as he tries to fulfil get-tough campaign pledges on global trade, two senior administration officials said over the weekend.

World Media Trump threatens to stop trade with countries doing business with N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump threatens to stop trade with countries doing business with N. Korea

North Korea has conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, and for some late last night it was just two words from an expert that broke the news. There was no independent confirmation that the detonation was a hydrogen bomb. "We can not deny it was an H-bomb test", Onodera said. "In the unfolding conditions, it is imperative to remain calm and to refrain from any actions that lead to a further escalation of tension", a foreign ministry statement said.

Author: 0 North Korea Brandishes What It Says Is A Missile-Ready H-Bomb

Marine F-35Bs joined the "show of force" in "direct response to North Korea's intermediate-range ballistic missile launch, which flew directly over northern Japan ", on Monday, the U.S. Cha served as deputy head of the US delegation in multilateral talks with North Korea over its nuclear program during the administration of President George W.

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