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The missile that killed al-Qaida leader
Originally designed as an anti-tank missile in the 1980s, the Hellfire has been used by military and intelligence agencies over the last two decades.
By AP 15 days ago
The missile that killed al-Qaida leader
FAA clears Boeing to resume delivery of 787 Dreamliners
Issues with the 787 started in 2020 when small gaps were found between panels of the fuselage that are made of carbon composite material.
By AP 17 days ago
FAA clears Boeing to resume delivery of 787 Dreamliners
Woman intent on revenge on ex-boyfriend sets fire to wrong house
Investigators estimate the home sustained approximately Sh2.4m ($20,000) in damage.
By AP 17 days ago
Woman intent on revenge on ex-boyfriend sets fire to wrong house
Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns
Twitter also reported a huge spike in requests from governments that targeted verified journalists and news outlets during the last half of 2021.
By AP 17 days ago
Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns
Sudan detects first case of monkeypox in Darfur
The World Health Organization last month declared monkeypox a global emergency, to ensure that the world takes the current outbreaks seriously.
By AP 17 days ago
Sudan detects first case of monkeypox in Darfur
First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa
A statement from the United Nations said the Razoni was carrying over 26,000 tons of corn.
By AP 17 days ago
First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa
Rishi Sunak tries to close the gap on rival in UK leadership race
Allies of Johnson accuse Sunak of treachery for stepping down as UK Treasury chief last month as the government floundered amid ethics scandals.
By AP 17 days ago
Rishi Sunak tries to close the gap on rival in UK leadership race
Nancy Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of tour
Speaker will visit Malaysia, South Korea and Japan to discuss trade, the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, security and democratic governance.
By AP 17 days ago
Nancy Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of tour
Myanmar state of emergency extended
Independent election observers said they found no evidence of substantive irregularities, and the army takeover was met with widespread non-violent protests around the country.
By AP 17 days ago
Myanmar state of emergency extended
Threat of protests and violent escalation stirs panic in Iraq
Security forces erected concrete walls to act as a buffer, blocking off the passage from the bridge to the Green Zone.
By AP 17 days ago
Threat of protests and violent escalation stirs panic in Iraq
Prosecutors seek 8-year prison term for Shakira
The prosecutor asked for an eight-year prison sentence and a fine of more than 23 million euros ($23.5 million) should she be found guilty. No date for a trial has been set yet.
By AP 19 days ago
Prosecutors seek 8-year prison term for Shakira
Volcanic eruption in Japan forces evacuations in 2 towns
Japan’s Meteorological Agency raised the eruption alert to the highest level of five and advised 51 residents in two towns facing the volcano to leave their homes.
By AP 24 days ago
Volcanic eruption in Japan forces evacuations in 2 towns
Myanmar executes NLD lawmaker, 3 other political opponents
Myanmar’s government announced Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years.
By AP 24 days ago
Myanmar executes NLD lawmaker, 3 other political opponents
Pope heads to Canada as Indigenous groups seek full apology
The Canadian government has admitted that physical and sexual abuse were rampant in the state-funded Christian schools that operated from the 19th century to the 1970s.
By AP 25 days ago
Pope heads to Canada as Indigenous groups seek full apology
WWE's McMahon says he is retiring amid misconduct probe
McMahon said he is retiring as the company’s chairman and CEO. He noted that he remains its majority shareholder.
By AP 25 days ago
WWE's McMahon says he is retiring amid misconduct probe
WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency
WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency following a surge in cases, says outbreak has spread in more than 70 countries.
By AP 26 days ago
WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency
WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa
As WHO announces next steps in its rollout of the world’s first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
By AP 27 days ago
WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa
Deal for Ukraine grain exports due to be sealed in Istanbul
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were due today to oversee the signing of a key agreement.
By AP 27 days ago
Deal for Ukraine grain exports due to be sealed in Istanbul
Sri Lankan prime minister, two rivals in presidential contest
Wickremesinghe is backed by members of the fragmented ruling coalition. The premier is unpopular among voters who view him as a holdover from the previous government.
By AP 30 days ago
Sri Lankan prime minister, two rivals in presidential contest
Covid triples across Europe as hospital admissions double
Covid-19 hospitalisation rates have also doubled, although intensive care admissions have remained low.
By AP 30 days ago
Covid triples across Europe as hospital admissions double
22 killed, 33 injured in Egypt bus-lorry crash
Accidents kill thousands every year in Egypt, which has a poor transportation safety record. Crashes are mostly caused by speeding, careless driving, bad roads or poor enforcement of traffic laws.
By AP 30 days ago
22 killed, 33 injured in Egypt bus-lorry crash
Indian lawmakers vote for president, likely a tribal woman
The president in India is chosen by an electoral college that consists of lawmakers in both houses of Parliament and elected members of the legislative assemblies of all states.
By AP 1 month ago
Indian lawmakers vote for president, likely a tribal woman
UK gets ready for travel disruptions as temps may hit 40 degree Celsius
Britain usually has moderate summer temperatures. Across the U.K., average July temperatures range from a daily high of 21 C (70 F) to a low of 12 C (53 F).
By AP 1 month ago
UK gets ready for travel disruptions as temps may hit 40 degree Celsius
Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court
The 11-member Zimbabwean team of nine girls and two boys aged between 14 and 18 and drawn from different schools was crowned world champions last month.
By AP 1 month ago
Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court
UK police open inquiry into Farah trafficking revelations
Farah previously said he moved to Britain with his parents as a refugee from Somalia. But in the documentary, he said his parents never came to the U.K.
By AP 1 month ago
UK police open inquiry into Farah trafficking revelations
Mo Farah's story draws horror, understanding in Somalia
Farah was born in present-day Somaliland, a territory by the Gulf of Aden that has asserted independence from the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia.
By AP 1 month ago
Mo Farah's story draws horror, understanding in Somalia
Outbreaks from animals in Africa surge by 60 in last decade
Diseases like Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers were responsible for 70% of those outbreaks, in addition to illnesses like monkeypox, dengue, anthrax and plague.
By AP 1 month ago
Outbreaks from animals in Africa surge by 60 in last decade
Researchers harness algae to 'grow' construction cement
Urban concrete jungles also would look less grey because the new cement is lighter in colour and more reflective.
By AP 1 month ago
Researchers harness algae to 'grow' construction cement
US regulators clear way for more monkeypox vaccine shipments
Thousands more doses of monkeypox vaccine are expected to soon begin shipping after an inspection of the overseas plant where they were manufactured.
By AP 1 month ago
US regulators clear way for more monkeypox vaccine shipments
25 million kids missed routine vaccinations because of Covid-19
UNICEF: We are witnessing the largest sustained drop in childhood immunization in a generation.
By AP 1 month ago
25 million kids missed routine vaccinations because of Covid-19
The missile that killed al-Qaida leader
Originally designed as an anti-tank missile in the 1980s, the Hellfire has been used by military and intelligence agencies over the last two decades.
By AP 15 days ago
The missile that killed al-Qaida leader
FAA clears Boeing to resume delivery of 787 Dreamliners
Issues with the 787 started in 2020 when small gaps were found between panels of the fuselage that are made of carbon composite material.
By AP 17 days ago
FAA clears Boeing to resume delivery of 787 Dreamliners
Woman intent on revenge on ex-boyfriend sets fire to wrong house
Investigators estimate the home sustained approximately Sh2.4m ($20,000) in damage.
By AP 17 days ago
Woman intent on revenge on ex-boyfriend sets fire to wrong house
Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns
Twitter also reported a huge spike in requests from governments that targeted verified journalists and news outlets during the last half of 2021.
By AP 17 days ago
Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns
Sudan detects first case of monkeypox in Darfur
The World Health Organization last month declared monkeypox a global emergency, to ensure that the world takes the current outbreaks seriously.
By AP 17 days ago
Sudan detects first case of monkeypox in Darfur
First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa
A statement from the United Nations said the Razoni was carrying over 26,000 tons of corn.
By AP 17 days ago
First ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa
Rishi Sunak tries to close the gap on rival in UK leadership race
Allies of Johnson accuse Sunak of treachery for stepping down as UK Treasury chief last month as the government floundered amid ethics scandals.
By AP 17 days ago
Rishi Sunak tries to close the gap on rival in UK leadership race
Nancy Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of tour
Speaker will visit Malaysia, South Korea and Japan to discuss trade, the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, security and democratic governance.
By AP 17 days ago
Nancy Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of tour
Myanmar state of emergency extended
Independent election observers said they found no evidence of substantive irregularities, and the army takeover was met with widespread non-violent protests around the country.
By AP 17 days ago
Myanmar state of emergency extended
Threat of protests and violent escalation stirs panic in Iraq
Security forces erected concrete walls to act as a buffer, blocking off the passage from the bridge to the Green Zone.
By AP 17 days ago
Threat of protests and violent escalation stirs panic in Iraq
Strong dollar boosts banks' profits
Business
By Dominic Omondi
1 hr ago
Kakuzi posts 341m profits on export sales
Business
By Frankline Sunday
1 hr ago
US team, clergy push for smooth power handover
National
By Jacob Ng’etich
1 hr ago
Phone mystery in murder of IEBC official
National
By Kamore Maina
1 hr ago