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.
Many Californians fear the "Big One," but it might not be what you think. It's not an earthquake. And it isn't the mega drought. It's actually the exact opposite. A megaflood. A new study by Science Advances shows climate change has already doubled the chances of a disastrous flood happening in California in the next four decades ...Open Jim ... .
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 ... .
Israel appealed to Russia to not interfere in the upcoming November elections, Maariv has learned. Israel is concerned with the possibility of external interference, particularly via cyber means. . The appeal was apparently made between the Shin Bet and its Russian counterpart, following a directive from Prime MinisterYair Lapid... (credit ... .
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 ... .
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 ... .
A senior Cabinet minister who was backing Rishi Sunak in the UK prime ministerial contest on Saturday became the first high-profile figure to switch sides to the opposing camp of Foreign SecretaryLiz Truss... Buckland writes, "I know both candidates well and have worked with them in government and in Cabinet... Boris, Rishi ties sour. .
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 ... .