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Knife attacker in Russian city wounds eight, shot by police

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds eight, shot by police

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A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday.

The male attacker “carried out attacks on passersby, causing stab wounds to eight” while “moving along central streets of the city” at around...

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Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

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Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said, after officers shot one suspect and warned several others could still be at large.

“There are eight victims in the stabbing. Two dead and six injured,” Turku police tweeted after...

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We’ll Accept Results In Election Servers If Given Access – Kenyan Opposition

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August 11, 2017 Foreign, Politics 11 Views

Kenya’s opposition coalition on Friday called on the election commission to grant it access to its computer servers, saying it would accept the results of Tuesday’s...

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Kenyan Opposition Supporters Celebrate Poll Victory Claim

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Celebrations broke out in pockets of Kenya on Thursday (August 10) after the opposition said Raila Odinga should be declared the winner of the presidential vote – a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by an election commission official.

An opposition official said information from “confidential...

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23-year-old John Mwirigi clinches Igembe South Parliamentary seat

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August 10, 2017 Foreign 2 Views

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23-year-old John Paul Mwirigi beats rival Joseph Mwereria to win Igembe South Parliamentary seat in Meru County with 19,366 votes.

Mwirigi is currently a...

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Kenyan Police Tear-Gas Chanting Odinga Supporters

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, stands atop of a vehicle as he addresses supporters after casting his vote during the presidential election in Kibera primary school outside Kibera slums of Nairobi,...

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President Kenyatta confident of election victory after voting

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ICHAWERI, Kiambu County, 8 AUGUST 2017, (PSCU) — President Uhuru Kenyatta cast his vote at Mutomo Primary School in his birthplace of Gatundu, Kiambu County shortly after 11.30 am today, and voiced his confidence that Kenyans would hand him a new 5-year mandate to finish the job.

The President...

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Kenyan Election: Kenyatta Maintains Strong Lead, Odinga Rejects Early Results

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Kenya’s capital Nairobi got off to a slow start on Wednesday morning after a vote that has seen incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta maintaining a strong lead in the election count.

The electoral commission website showed Kenyatta with 54.8 percent of the vote against 44.3 percent for opposition...

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Turkey’s President Accuses Germany Of Aiding Terrorists

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities.

“Germany is abetting terrorists,” Erdogan told a conference in the Black Sea province of Rize, in...

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Kenyatta Urges Kenyans To Shun Violence Before Tense Election

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President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans on Monday (August 7), the eve of a presidential election, to shun intimidation and violence and stand together, no matter what the result.

Opinion polls put Kenyatta neck-and-neck with opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose call for street protests after...

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Choose progress over empty rhetoric, President Kenyatta says

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NAIROBI, 30 JULY 2017, (PSCU) — President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening urged Kenyans to choose progress over empty rhetoric when they decide the country’s destiny on August 8.

The President urged Kenyans to vote for him so that he can implement his Action Plan to create 6.5 million jobs by...

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“I Am Not Dying”, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Assures Supporters

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July 29, 2017 Foreign, News 102 Views

President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe on Saturday said he is neither stepping down nor dying.

The 93-year-old told Zimbabweans that there is no one with his political stature...

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Boa constrictors kill by squeezing their prey to cut off its blood supply

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Firefighters in the US state of Ohio have rescued a woman who telephoned 911 in terror, pleading, “Oh, please! I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face!”

“Ma’am, you have a what?” the operator replied. “You’re outside with a boa constrictor stuck to your face?”

The terrified woman explained...

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US governor switches from Democratic to Republican Party Published August 4, 2017

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice waves to the crowd as he delivers his inauguration speech, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/ Walter Scriptunas II)

August 4, 2017 Foreign 35 Views

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Polls Open In Rwandan Presidential Election

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August 4, 2017 Foreign, News 19 Views

Rwandan voters queued in long lines on Friday to cast their ballots in a presidential election that incumbent President Paul Kagame is tipped to win by a landslide after 17...

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President Kenyatta says confident of winning the August 8 election with overwhelming majority

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KISII, 31 JULY 2017, (PSCU) — President Uhuru Kenyatta today said he is confident of winning the August 8 polls with an overwhelming majority because he enjoys more support than he did in 2013 when he defeated his rival with more than 800,000 votes.

The President said he won the 2013 election...

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