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Author: 0 Kenya stock exchange halts trading briefly after fall on court ruling

Kenya's opposition leader, Raila Odinga , initially ignored the repeated advice from former President John Mahama, along with former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, to resort to the Supreme Court . The court said the election commission "committed illegalities and irregularities ... in the transmission of results" and will give details in its full ruling within 21 days.

Global Media Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry
Author: 0 Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry

The new Railways Minister, Goyal was always under consideration for an elevation. While it is widely held that it was their proximity to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that got them crucial political assignments, they seem to have made good use of the boost to rise within the establishment as third-generation leaders.

Author: 0 North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test

It even caused a manmade natural disaster, with Japanese and South Korean officials claiming that the tremor was up to 10 times more powerful than the one picked up after Pyongyang's previous nuclear test a year ago. This is North Korea's sixth-ever test of a nuclear weapon and the first since Trump took office. The statement questioned the growing global call for more sanctions, noting that sanctions so far had "not led to any positive outcome".

Global Media Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response
Author: 0 Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response

President Donald Trump signaled Sunday that he was not ruling out a retaliatory strike against North Korea in response to its overnight nuclear test, while Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned the isolated country that any threat to the United States or its allies would be met with " a massive military response ".

Global Media Kenya leader disagrees but respects ruling
Author: 0 Kenya leader disagrees but respects ruling

Speaking after the ruling, Mr Odinga described it as "a very historic day for the people of Kenya and by extension the people of Africa". Odinga added that he had "no faith at all in the electoral commission as now constituted" and called for the prosecution for its members.

Global Media Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run
Author: 0 Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run

The court ruled 4-2 in Odinga's favor, saying the electoral commission committed "illegalities and irregularities". Kenyatta had initially called for calm but speaking at a party meeting in Nairobi , capital of the country, Kenyatta wondered if the supreme court judges who endorsed the ruling could "annul the wishes of the people".

Global Media I just kept fighting - Sevastova on knocking out Sharapova
Author: 0 I just kept fighting - Sevastova on knocking out Sharapova

The Russian, who was playing in her first Grand Slam following a 15-month doping suspension, won the first set but could not maintain the momentum and lost the match 5-7 6-4 6-2. "When I was in my middle 20s, I didn't think that my body would be ready to compete at such a level but I just got a completely new appreciation of what the body can do at 30 or past 30", she said.

Global Media Cuba attacks caused mild brain injury
Author: 0 Cuba attacks caused mild brain injury

It is not clear where exactly the most recent incident occurred. The State Department has not described the events as an attack. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said 19 Americans were confirmed to have been affected by the "sonic harassment attacks", up from 16 last month.

Global Media Sanctions on North Korea 'Misguided and Futile', Russia Says
Author: 0 Sanctions on North Korea 'Misguided and Futile', Russia Says

According to Putin , thinking and pressuring North Korea exclusively to make it stop its missile program is " misguided and futile ". The lawmaker said he does think there is an opportunity for the USA and Russian Federation to work with the Chinese on the North Korean issue, but now is not the time, as "we are in this kind of moment-by-moment mode where we can't think strategically or long-term".

Author: 0 Beijing condemns calls for new sanctions against North Korea

Still, the results carry particular significance in light of recent events. The key components of America's missile defense arsenal include ground based interceptors created to defend the United States, ship-based Aegis interceptors and the THAAD or Terminal High Altitude Air Defense System.

Global Media Britain's May says Beijing should increase pressure on N. Korea
Author: 0 Britain's May says Beijing should increase pressure on N. Korea

Defense Secretary Mattis welcomed his South Korean counterpart to the Pentagon on Wednesday, as the two countries try to figure out how to handle recent North Korean provocations. "I've seen this now for months", Mattis said , referring to reports that he is at odds with the commander in chief. The U.S. responded with a missile defense flight test over Hawaii early Wednesday.

Global Media Pilgrims in Muzdalifa prepare for hajj's final stages
Author: 0 Pilgrims in Muzdalifa prepare for hajj's final stages

The over-consumerism during the Hajj season acts as a distraction from prayer, reflection and enhancing the value of brotherhood and solidarity by spending time with fellow Muslims from across the world. The Kaaba represents the metaphorical house of God and the oneness of God in Islam. Many have been wounded or killed by stones thrown from further back within the crowd.

Global Media China Starts Radiation Monitoring Across North Korea Border
Author: 0 China Starts Radiation Monitoring Across North Korea Border

While this is not the first time the North has claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb , evidence suggests that this may be the real deal. Following North Korea's missile launch in July, Moon ordered for more THAAD launchers to be deployed in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province. North Korea has developed a hydrogen bomb which can be mounted on a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Pyongyang's state media claimed Sunday .

Global Media Merkel Gives No Ground on Refugees in TV Debate With Schulz
Author: 0 Merkel Gives No Ground on Refugees in TV Debate With Schulz

In a pivot from her previous position, the centre-right leader declared on Sunday: "The fact is clear that Turkey should not become a member of the European Union ". Angela Merkel successfully fended off the attacks of her main election rival during a largely consensual live TV debate watched by millions of voters.

Global Media Dozens of local Red Cross volunteers set to help in Texas
Author: 0 Dozens of local Red Cross volunteers set to help in Texas

They'll be holding more volunteer training sessions beginning Sunday in Worcester, then in Lawrence and Cambridge before coming back to western MA at the end of next week. More than 700 additional workers are traveling to Texas now. Apio, Inc ., a leading provider of Eat Smart branded packaged, fresh vegetables to retail and club stores throughout North America, has donated 24,000 salads, or approximately 70,000 salad servings, to victims of Hurricane Harvey .

Global Media Trump mulling withdrawal from Korea trade deal
Author: 0 Trump mulling withdrawal from 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 US economic growth and cut strategic ties with an important ally in the region.

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May on 3-day visit to Japan

China has attacked UK Prime Minister Theresa May , calling her "weak and vulnerable", as she urged Beijing take action against North Korea . A delegation of British business leaders is accompanying May. May told the Telegraph: "It's an important, long-standing relationship between the United Kingdom and Japan, they're our closest partner in Asia and I'm looking forward to the opportunity to talk about a number of subjects - trade, of course, but also building on our defence and security ...

Global Media Chun maintains share of Portland Classic lead
Author: 0 Chun maintains share of Portland Classic lead

Shadoff was two under for the day after 15, but bogeyed the closing three holes to leave her seven under in OR following opening rounds of 69 and 67. Being tied at 10-under par with Lewis , Henderson said, "Hopefully, I can just continue that trend over the next two days".