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  • At least 160 dead after Taliban attack on major Afghan army base, official says

    April 22, 2017 12:08 PM 18

    KABUL — The death toll from a Taliban raid on a key army base has exceeded 160, an official said Saturday, the bloodiest single incident in an attack by the resurgent militants since their ouster in 2001. The attack Friday was seen as another major blow for President Ashraf Ghani’s shaky U.S.-backed government, which, apart from facing rising violence

  • Kenya election: Kenyatta blames primaries chaos on turnout

    April 22, 2017 11:46 AM 16

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has blamed huge voter turnout for the chaos at his party's primaries on Friday, which led to them being cancelled. In many areas across the country, there were delays, with some skirmishes also reported as contestants accused their opponents of rigging. Mr Kenyatta admitted to reporters that not enough election materials

  • Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

    April 22, 2017 6:14 AM 17

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister swept aside any lingering tensions Saturday over an Obama era agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North Korea to scuttle its nuclear weapons and missile program. Pence and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly praised

  • Religious liberty in Russia…and the U.S

    April 22, 2017 2:10 AM 18

    At the end of his Social Contract, Rousseau argues for a civil religion that requires all citizens to be uber-tolerant of religions not their own: “Anyone who ventures to say: ‘Outside the Church is no salvation’ should be driven from the state,” he wrote. That’s the position the Russian Supreme Court took Thursday in banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses

  • Trump promises more deregulation as experts grapple with costs and benefits

    April 22, 2017 12:00 AM 25

    President Donald Trump applauded his administration’s efforts in rolling back government regulation Friday and promised that there is more to come, though economists disagree on whether that is good news for American workers. “We’ve lifted one terrible regulation after another at a record clip, from the energy sector to the auto sector,” Trump said before

  • French election may trigger volatile reaction that impacts global markets for weeks

    April 21, 2017 6:48 PM 26

    There is little chance such a fractious election would end with a clear-cut outcome, but there are small odds of a worst-case scenario in which the first round could usher in a race between the two candidates markets fear most — the far-right Marine Le Pen and far-left Jean-Luc Melenchon. While there's not a high probability, there could be a panicky

  • At Least 150 Child Refugees And Migrants Have Died Crossing Mediterranean So Far This Year

    April 21, 2017 4:20 PM 15

    The waters separating North Africa and Italy are the last remaining hope for many desperate people. But they're also some of the deadliest. The route between Libya and the southern shores of Italy continues to be a death trap for migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe in rickety boats. And of the 898 deaths recorded in the central Mediterranean

  • Mike Pence, on Charm Offensive in Australia, Confirms ‘Historic Alliance’

    April 21, 2017 2:23 PM 16

    SYDNEY, Australia — Vice President Mike Pence assured Australian leaders on Saturday that the United States was committed to the countries’ “strong and historic alliance,” and he reaffirmed that the Trump adminstration would honor a refugee deal that President Trump disparaged in a January phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Mr. Pence is wrapping

  • Eyewitness News — [OPINION] SA must look beyond individuals to solve the current crisis

    April 21, 2017 11:32 AM 14

    When the axe finally fell on the embattled South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, the reactions played out as many people had predicted. The country was hit by an immediate drop in the value of the rand and a sovereign credit rating downgrade from rating agencies S&P and Fitch. Widespread protest against President

  • Russian Supreme court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, calls them extremist

    April 21, 2017 6:27 AM 13

    Russia’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Jehovah’s Witnesses was an “extremist” organisation and must hand over all its property to the state, Russian news agencies reported. Interfax News Agency quoted Sergei Cherepanov, a Jehovah’s Witnesses representative, as saying that the group will appeal the decision in the European Court of Human Rights