by | September 04, 2017 | 13:31

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. The UN Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting - its second urgent session in less than a week. Trump is considering withdrawing the United States from a free-trade agreement with South Korea, a long-standing economic and diplomatic partner of the United States.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:15

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared Kenyatta the victor last month by a margin of more than 1.4 million votes, with around 19 million eligible voters. He said: "It is now clear that the entire [electoral commission] is rotten". Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati said Friday they will make personal changes before the new vote, and he invited the prosecution of any staffer found to be involved in malpractice.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:16

Deputy President William Ruto struck similar themes, vowing that they will not allow the opposition to disband Kenya's electoral body, which was accused by opposition leader Raila Odinga of tolerating electoral malpractice during the August 8 general elections.

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:17

He had lost by about 1.4 million votes out of roughly 15 million cast. He added: "At the least minimum, we expected that the court would have ordered a recount of the presidential votes". There were "little aberrations here and there", Kerry said in an interview last month with CNN , but Kenya "put together a process that will allow each and every vote's integrity to be proven".

by | September 04, 2017 | 13:16

A seven-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday ruled that Kenya's electoral commission failed to conduct the August presidential polls according to the country's Constitution and its Elections Act. He also said the role of global observers who came to Kenya for the vote must be examined because they put stability ahead of credibility and had "moved fast to sanitize fraud".

by | September 04, 2017 | 12:08

The need is great and growing and people want to help. U.S. trade watchdog the FTC on Thursday issued an alert after receiving reports of a "flood insurance" scam targeting those in and around the American city. Social media sites can also perpetuate scams. Before giving money to a charity , keep a detailed record of its name, address and telephone number.

by | September 04, 2017 | 12:12

The demonstration effect of repeated missile and nuclear weapons testing makes it extremely unlikely that an American president would contemplate a direct strike on the country, other than in retaliation against a North Korean attack - a move that North Korean officials know would be suicidal.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:50

Trump Foundation. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday (August 31). Meanwhile, despite threats from Trump that he would shut down the government if his U.S. The floods triggered by hurricane Harvey have left at least 46 people dead and have caused the evacuation of more than 30,000. "I'm confident that this will be an opportunity for the president, on behalf of the entire nation, to show compassion and empathy ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:41

Worldwide condemnation of North Korea's sixth nuclear test was swift and strong, including from neighboring China. It said that China's firm stance, as well as the common goal of the worldwide community, was achieving denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula, protecting the nuclear non-proliferation mechanism and maintaining peace and stability in northeast Asia.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:25

Auburn's defense wasn't just great Saturday. Jarrett Stidham added a 14-yard touchdown run. Reese, junior Northwest Mississippi Community College transfer, was starting his first game for the Eagles, admitted after the game that he was new to "the interview thing", meaning the flood of media surrounding athletes at FBS football games.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:11

After the fire was extinguished, police found a shattered beer bottle with a wick attached to it, the statement said, adding that the unknown perpetrator is suspected to have driven away from the scene in an MPV vehicle. Marsudi, the president said, left for Myanmar Sunday afternoon to ask the government to stop and prevent violence, urging them to provide protection to all its citizens including Muslims, and provide access to humanitarian aid.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:12

On Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported that the UN Secretary-General had expressed deep concern over reports of excessive use of force during operations conducted by Myanmar's security forces in Rakhine State and urged restraint and calm to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:10

Chamber officials, in their memo to members, said they "and others in the USA business and agriculture community have received multiple reports that the administration is prepared to send a letter to the South Korean government on Tuesday, September 5 - or possibly sooner - indicating its intent to withdraw from the bilateral trade agreement".

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:14

At halftime, one could nearly be forgiven for thinking that Jim Mora would be fired, Josh Rosen should think about sitting out the rest of the season and save himself for the National Football League and UCLA was on its way to a horrific start to another disappointing season.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:10

EPA's statement comes hours after The Associated Press reported that its journalists had visited seven Superfund sites in the Houston area in recent days. The agency has since blasted the AP's story. The EPA didn't say why it hadn't been able to reach those sites, only calling them "inaccessible". The EPA hasn't immediately responded to questions about why its personnel have been unable to do so.

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:25

This time President Trump recalibrated his response, calmly stating " all options are on the table " while correctly describing North Korea's actions as "threatening and destabilizing " and showing contempt for its neighbors. "It was involved during the United Nations security council debate earlier this week, and there was condemnation from that debate from all parties on the actions that North Korea had taken".

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:23

Diplomats expected resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly given new measures were only recently imposed after Pyongyang staged two long-range missile launches in July. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and is a national security analyst on a number of global conflicts. "The situation is extremely serious...

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:51

Furthermore, he stressed that over two million pilgrims had ascended on Mecca to perform this year's Hajj , one of the five pillars of Islam. The pilgrimage takes place every year from the 8th to 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:58

The nuclear test triggered a strong quake. The new weapon is "a multi-functional thermonuclear nuke with great destructive power that can be detonated even at high altitudes for superpowerful EMP [electromagnetic pulse attack] according to strategic goals", state media said.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:57

Last week, it tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japanese territory in what analysts said was a demonstration of its capability to strike the USA island of Guam in the western Pacific. What has the reaction been? US President Donald Trump led global censure of North Korea's announcement Sunday that it had tested a hydrogen bomb , saying Pyongyang's actions were "very hostile and risky to the United States".

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:45

According to the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, the driver and two passengers in the vehicle managed to leave the auto before it caught fire and were hospitalized with minor head injuries. Fire Crews from Huntington, Acomb and York were called in the early hours of Sunday morning. His wife and child, who were also in the property at the time, escaped unharmed.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:02

Harvey has soaked Texas with the heaviest rainfall in USA history. There are now about a handful of volunteers at the local office, and agency officials say your help is needed to meet needs. Jeanne Yusko has volunteered in other disasters and said she was ready to help again. Another storm is churning over the Atlantic. The alerts provide people with real-time information so they can help protect themselves and their loved-ones.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:06

For their part, Chamber officials are warning of possible job loses in the agriculture and manufacturing sector if Trump were to withdraw from the pact, as well to damage to the USA reputation when it is trying to rally support in the region to rein in North Korea's nuclear program.

by | September 04, 2017 | 05:57

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her center-left rival, Martin Schulz, locked horns over how to deal with Turkey in their only televised debate Sunday, three weeks before the country's general election. "But I will fight for this". Her Christian Democratic Union party has backed the move for years, but Ms Merkel said since Turkey's accession talks began before her premiership, she would respect them.

by | September 04, 2017 | 05:45

North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test "torpedoes the global non-proliferation regime, violates UN Security Council resolutions and worldwide law, and creates a threat for regional peace and stability", Putin said in a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to the Kremlin.

by | September 04, 2017 | 05:29

The new faces likely to be inducted into the ministry are Vinay Sahasrabuddhe from Maharashtra, former Mumbai police commissioner Satypal Singh, Harish Dwivedi from Uttar Pradesh, Prahlad Joshi, Suresh Angadi and Shobha Karandlaje from Karnataka, Prabhat Jha, Rakesh Singh and Prahlad Patel from Madhya Pradesh, Ashwini Choubey from Bihar and Mahesh Giri from Delhi.

by | September 04, 2017 | 05:31

In an interview on Friday, Tom Watson admitted Labour is now positioning itself as the party of "soft Brexit". From Labour announcing that they will back single market membership, at least for a transition period, to the Conservatives setting out key negotiating positions, we are beginning to get a picture of what post-Brexit Britain might look like.

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:56

In response to the latest missile launches, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to condemn Pyongyang, writing "the US has been talking to North Korea , and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". May, who arrived in Osaka on Wednesday, met Abe in the ancient capital of Kyoto and affirmed over dinner that North Korea's provocative acts present "an unprecedented grave and serious threat and absolutely can not be tolerated", according to Japan's Foreign Ministry.

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:14

On Friday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that US Security services were planning to search the premises of the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco. "Public operations at the Consulate in San Francisco must cease by September 2". "In the seized buildings now are the USA intelligence services, supported by the armed police.".

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:09

To see more, visit WAMU 88.5 . "The risk from North Korea could be different from the past as the regime has now reached close to the "red line" by USA", said Lawrence Kim, an analyst at NH Investment & Securities Seoul. Thursday: U.S. and South Korea "counter" missile testIn this handout image provide by South Korean Defense Ministry, Bombs hit mock target at the Pilseung Firing Range on August 31, 2017 in Gangwon-do, South Korea.

by | September 04, 2017 | 03:47

China, though, is most likely intrigued by the idea that North Korea has a strategy to force the United States away from the Korean Peninsula. Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.

by | September 04, 2017 | 03:46

Truex Jr. will line up his No. 78 Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER Boats 40 Anniversary Toyota on the outside of Row 1 after a pole-round lap of 27.771 seconds at 177.077 miles per hour on the 1.333-mile egg-shaped oval. It could've been a lot worse than it has been. He holds a 101-point lead over Busch in the standings this season and is the only driver with four wins to this point.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:29

They conducted a mock bombing drill, which simulated a surgical strike of key enemy facilities, over the Pilsung Range in the eastern province of Gangwon. South Korea and the United States are now engaged in joint military exercises, which kicked off last week. While the statement said the regime's actions were a threat to all United Nations member states, it did not threaten new sanctions against Pyongyang.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:21

President also approved planned South Korean purchases of billions of dollars in USA military equipment to counter the North. A USA official who studies North Korea's military and politics said it was too early to determine if a test supported the North's claim that it has succeeded in developing a thermonuclear weapon, "much less one that could be mounted on an ICBM and re-enter Earth's atmosphere without burning up".

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:17

The Leader praised the force for its huge achievement in making Iran's airspace one of the safest in the world, saying it was not possible without drawing on the capabilities of the motivated and competent youth. had to respond because the missile defense systems of the Air Defense Base and Air Force fighters as well as IRGC's drones were ready to confront it", Esmaili said, as quoted by Press TV.