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Global Media Several hurt in protests as Kenya election officials mull next move
Author: 0 Several hurt in protests as Kenya election officials mull next move

But opposition leader Raila Odinga has refused to take part, saying the re-run should not happen until wide-ranging reforms are brought in to prevent another failed vote. "All indications are that the election scheduled for 26 October will be worse than the previous one", he said, announcing his withdrawal Tuesday. Kenyatta and Odinga were due to return to the polls because the Supreme Court nullified Kenyatta's win in an August 8 election, citing procedural irregularities.

Global Media Qatari candidate reaches final round in UNESCO chief vote
Author: 0 Qatari candidate reaches final round in UNESCO chief vote

The victor will succeed outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova, whose eight-year term was marred by financial woes and criticism over Palestine's inclusion as a member. The agency's inclusion of Palestine as a member state in 2011 complicated this push, as did Qatar's diplomatic dispute with Arab neighbors over accusations of sponsoring Islamic extremism.

Global Media Facebook doesn't hire journalists: Sheryl Sandberg
Author: 0 Facebook doesn't hire journalists: Sheryl Sandberg

United States lawmakers have said they planned to release the ads placed on Facebook once any personal information on users is removed. Facebook found roughly 3,000 ads paid for by Russian operatives related to the 2016 campaign. But when we say that, we're not saying we don't have a responsibility. "None of us should want this kind of foreign interference and in others to prevent it, we are all going to have to fully cooperate with each other, with government, across the board", Sandberg ...

Global Media Iraqi army denies reports of operations south of Kirkuk
Author: 0 Iraqi army denies reports of operations south of Kirkuk

Tension has steadily mounted between Baghdad and Erbil since September 25, when Iraqis in KRG-controlled areas - and in a handful of disputed areas - voted on whether or not to declare political independence. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is expected to visit Baghdad on Sunday to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi. The Kirkuk province along with parts of the provinces of Nineveh, Saladin (northern Iraq) and Diyala (eastern Iraq) are disputed between Baghdad and the ...

Global Media President Trump Delivers Remarks to the 2017 Values Voter Summit
Author: 0 President Trump Delivers Remarks to the 2017 Values Voter Summit

President Donald Trump waves after speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., October 13, 2017 . 'From my perspective, I do believe this president is a man of god. Sponsoring organizations for VVS include the Family Research Council, the American Family Association, American Values, FRC Action, and Christian Healthcare Ministries, among others.

Global Media Trump Threatens Licenses of 'Disgusting' News Networks
Author: 0 Trump Threatens Licenses of 'Disgusting' News Networks

Trump, speaking hours after he tweeted about challenging the licenses of "NBC and the networks" for producing "fake news", said he was calling for more honesty, not limits on the media, but he later doubled down on his threat to challenge licenses, Bloomberg reports.

Global Media China's imports from N Korea fall as trade with world surges
Author: 0 China's imports from N Korea fall as trade with world surges

The world's second biggest economy recorded a trade surplus of CNY193 billion (USD29.3 billion), down from CNY 286.5 billion in August. On Friday, China's General Administration of Customs announced that China's imports from North Korea fell 37.9 per cent in September, the seventh successive monthly decline.

Author: 0 Decision by Collins does not put off war in the Maine GOP

Even Collins' family members, many of whom still live in her hometown of Caribou, said they've been left in the dark regarding her decision. "In the Senate, I now have significant seniority, and that allows me to do a lot", she told Maine's WGAN radio at the time.

Global Media SC puts on hold Centre's plan to deport Rohingyas
Author: 0 SC puts on hold Centre's plan to deport Rohingyas

While posting the matter for further hearing on November 21, the court categorically stated that no Rohingyas refugee should be deported until the next date of hearing in the case. Appearing for the petitioners, Fali Nariman contended that the Rohingyas were entitled to the Fundamental Right to Life and Liberty under Article 21 of the Constitution as these rights are applicable equally to citizens and non-citizens of India.

Global Media Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago
Author: 0 Pakistan frees American family kidnapped five years ago

Boyle was previously married to the sister of Omar Kadhr, a Canadian imprisoned for 10 years at the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after fighting United States troops in Afghanistan. -Canadian couple and their children in a raid that led to the family's release, a Pakistani security official said on Friday. "We stand ready to support them as they begin their healing journey", Freeland said.

Global Media Turkish Forces Set Up Positions in Northwest Syria
Author: 0 Turkish Forces Set Up Positions in Northwest Syria

Reconnaissance units have been operating in the area since last Sunday. Turkey's operation is mainly aimed at clearing out HTS and implementing a de-escalation zone in the province. A large column of Turkish tanks and armoured vehicles has crossed into northern Syria in an operation described as a peacekeeping effort by Ankara but criticised by the Assad regime as a land grab.

Global Media Officer shot in New Orleans East, NOPD says
Author: 0 Officer shot in New Orleans East, NOPD says

Authorities say only one officer was injured and transported to UMC where he later died. Meanwhile, the attacker apparently hid in a nearby apartment before he surrendered and was taken to the hospital. According to Harrison, four patrolling officers saw suspicious activity and got out of their units. Harrison said two officers might have fired on the gunman.

Global Media Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today
Author: 0 Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today

The management of the temple had stated that ban on entry of women was because they can not maintain "purity" on account of menstruation. However, women aged between 10 and 50 years are restricted from taking the pilgrimage to Sabarimala temple as they can not maintain purity on account of menstruation.

Global Media United Kingdom govt publishes Clean Growth Strategy
Author: 0 United Kingdom govt publishes Clean Growth Strategy

The UK government will invest up to £100 million ($132 million) in carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) technology and industrial innovation as part of its Clean Growth Strategy , published on Thursday. "Government is clear that clean growth is a priority for the United Kingdom, and that the low-carbon sector can help to increase the competitiveness and productivity of our economy in the decades ahead, creating high-value jobs as well as taking effective action on climate change".

Global Media Quake recorded near North Korea's nuclear test site
Author: 0 Quake recorded near North Korea's nuclear test site

The quake took place at 16.41 UTC (5.41am NZT) at a depth of 5km, the US Geological Survey reported . The authorities added that the epicentre of the quake was located north of the Punggye-Ri testing site. September's nuclear test was so strong that it shook buildings in Russian Federation and China and was described as a "perfect success" by North Korea's state-run media.

Global Media Energy regulator unveils price cap plans for 'vulnerable' households
Author: 0 Energy regulator unveils price cap plans for 'vulnerable' households

The watchdog said it would need legislation in place to enforce a cap on default tariffs. They argue intervention in the market does not promote competition. Speaking in the Commons, Business Secretary Greg Clark said the bill would "preserve the ability for the market to act competitively" and "allow for effective competition and to give a reason for people to shop around".

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