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June 14, 2017 11:23 PM ICC calls for arrest of Gaddafi’s son

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for the arrest and surrender of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, who was released by a militia in Libya last week after six years in jail. The son of late leader Col Muammar Gaddafi is wanted for alleged crimes against humanity during the rebellion that ousted his father in 2011. His location is unclear. The UN-backed 32

June 12, 2017 5:11 PM U.S. Opts Out of Signing G7 Pledge Supporting the Paris Agreement

(BOLOGNA, Italy) — The United States has refused to sign a Group of Seven pledge that calls the Paris climate accord the "irreversible" global tool to address climate change. The G7 environment ministers issued a final communique Monday after their two-day meeting, the first since the United States announced it was withdrawing from the Paris climate 44

June 12, 2017 5:07 PM Jubilee aspirants want Nyanza residents to embrace multiparty democracy

Jubilee Party candidates and officials from Nyanza want the area residents to embrace multiparty democracy. Led by governor aspirant Tom Onyango, party coordinator Odhiambo Makowiti and Kisumu County party chairman Zuberi Liete, the leaders asked the residents to accord Jubilee candidates a conducive environment to conduct their campaigns. Mr Onyango 4

June 7, 2017 3:35 AM In Pittsburgh, the 'Paris of the Appalachians,' they're not buying Trump's climate talk

The mayor needed a break, and now he had a cold beer and a shot of whiskey on the table in front of him. His Penguins ball cap was pulled low. His dress shirt was untucked. Bill Peduto was tired after days of firing off defiant tweets, issuing city proclamations and running to speak at rallies and give interviews to media from around the world - generally 16

June 6, 2017 11:00 PM Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

SAN FRANCISCO — The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing alliance said Tuesday. New York, California and 11 other states 21

June 6, 2017 5:38 AM As Trump lashes out, Republicans grow uneasy

President Donald Trump, after days of lashing out angrily at the London mayor and federal courts in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack, faces a convergence of challenges this week that threatens to exacerbate the fury that has gripped him - and which could further hobble a Republican agenda that has slowed to a crawl on Capitol Hill. Instead 28

June 5, 2017 8:17 AM U.S. looks to reassure allies as concerns grow about American global role

SYDNEY Senior U.S officials said on Monday the United States, under President Donald Trump, was committed to the region, reassuring nervous global partners even as it received criticism for pulling out of major a climate pact. Global leaders have said there was growing mistrust of the Trump administration, especially because of his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific 35

June 4, 2017 9:00 PM Opinion: Let's pool resources to protect environment

Every other fifth day of June since 1974, we celebrate the World Environment Day. This comes only days after US President Donald Trump pulled the United States of America out of the Paris Accord on climate change. The Paris Accord is a United Nations framework for dealing with greenhouse emissions that have largely contributed to global warming 15

June 3, 2017 10:01 AM Uhuru Kenyatta: The voice of my father

My father President Jomo Kenyatta once said: “Unity can not be taken for granted.” We will be celebrating this year’s Madaraka Day in the shadow of national elections. As is usual and perhaps expected and most certainly welcome, elections are a time for robust discourse, and a pitting of opposing worldviews and ideologies. Unfortunately, in the past, election 47

June 3, 2017 7:16 AM Unlike others, Putin doesn't criticize Trump over decision

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — While other world leaders have strongly condemned President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate accord, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he won't judge. "Don't worry, be happy!" Putin quipped after being asked for his reaction at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russia 52