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Kenya armed soldiers after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
2020-01-23, Gareowe Online
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya Defense Forces [KDF] troops hid in the grass during Al-Shabaab raid at Manda Airfield early this month, a report by New York Times has...
In this June 27, 2017, photo, a passenger checks her phone as the aircraft taxis to a gate at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
2020-01-22, The Independent
A couple was kicked off a flight after cabin crew traced a threatening wifi hotspot name back to them. The delayed GoJet service, operating as a Delta connection flight,...
The green iguana, also known as the American iguana, is a large, arboreal, mostly herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana, Jan. 17, 2020.
2020-01-22, The Independent
As weather forecasts go, it was a little unusual to say the least: a cold front with possible showers of ... iguanas. This was the warning given in the US state of...
Amanda Knox gets emotional as she speaks at a Criminal Justice Festival at the University of Modena, Italy, Saturday, June 15, 2019.
2020-01-21, The Independent
With just 40 days left until her wedding, like many a bride-to-be, Amanda Knox has a long to-do list to get through before the big day. Ms Knox revealed a unique...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo, a Libyan military solider aims his weapon during clashes with Islamic militias in Benghazi, Libya
2020-01-21, The Independent
For one day at least, the real battle for Libya’s future was not the battleground around Tripoli, but effectively a conference table in Berlin. It is a shame then that...
Avianca passengers wait for flights at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, Monday Terminal 4, Jan. 8, 2018.
2020-01-20, The Independent
Travellers between China and the US are being screened for symptoms of a new and potentially deadly respiratory virus. The USCenters for Disease Control and Prevention...
The Marshall News Messenger: JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. Is this another effect of a changing climate? Yes, researchers say. An unprecedented food security crisis...
The Independent: Burkina Faso has voted to allow its military to arm civilian volunteers to fight extremists groups outnumber soldiers in the West African country. In a sign of the threat posed by rising attacks across the country, Burkina Faso’s parliament has...
The Independent: A young mother in Arizona has reportedly told police that she killed her three children before placing them in the living room as if they were sleeping. Other family members were in the home at the time. RachelHenry, 22, confessed that she...
Journal Review: By CARAANNA JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even as destroyed U.S. military aircraft smoldered from an al-Shabab attack that this month in Kenya, the al-Qaida-linked group issued a taunting message to African troops: The U.S. will abandon you the Kurds. Islamic...
The Independent: A viral video posted on the popular TikTok app by an Ohio paediatrician has resulted in “a tsunami of negative comments” across all of her social media from anti-vaxxers. The lighthearted video extolling the benefits of vaccines was posted by Dr Nicole...
The Independent: More than 120 billionaires and millionaires have demanded to be allowed to pay higher taxes. The group, which includes actor Simon Pegg and seven others from the UK, signed an open letter calling on the richest to pay more to prevent a “global crisis”....
All Africa: Nairobi -Kenya has been ranked position 137 in Transparency International's global Corruption Perception Index for 2019, rising a percentage point from 2018's 27 per cent score to stand at 28 per cent. ......
All Africa: A Nairobi court on Wednesday allowed the police to detain for two days 43 people, among them 38 college students, who were arrested in Eastleigh, Nairobi, over suspected terrorism related activities. ......
All Africa: The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is investigating city lawyer CecilMiller over claims he was irregularly paid Sh252.12 million by the NationalLand Commission (NLC) as compensation for a parcel of land in Nairobi. ......
All Africa: More than 50 illegal immigrants were arrested yesterday at a college in Eastleigh, Nairobi, in a police operation targeting unregistered institutions. ......
All Africa: Kenya's boxing team preparations for the Africa qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have gone a notch higher at the Kenya PoliceServiceMathare Depot, Nairobi County. ......