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August 21, 2017 5:02 PM Police Kill Man Suspected of Deadly Barcelona Van Attack

(SUBIRATS, Spain) — A man thought to be the driver in the Barcelona van attack was shot dead by Spanish police Monday after authorities announced he also was suspected of killing the owner of a hijacked getaway car. The fugitive was wearing a bomb belt, authorities said. Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot when officers confronted him in Subirats, a rural area known 1

August 20, 2017 6:15 AM Raila, Nasa vow to defend their election ‘victory’

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga on Saturday said he would fight to defend his election “victory” regardless of the outcome of a petition lodged at the Supreme Court. During the funeral of Christopher Msando on Saturday, Mr Odinga said Kenyans would not let the slain Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT chief down. Also at the funeral 5

August 18, 2017 4:33 AM The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to the vehicle attack on a popular Barcelona promenade that killed 13 people. The region’s Interior Minister Joaquin Forn told local radio RAC1 early Friday that the Cambrils attack “follows the same trail. There is a connection.” He did not explain what connected 2

August 16, 2017 4:54 AM Suicide Bombers Kill 27, Wound 83 in Northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A woman blew herself up and killed 27 other people at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday in an attack bearing the hallmark of Boko Haram militants, two local officials said. Two more suicide bombers detonated their devices at the gates to a nearby refugee camp, wounding many more people, an emergency services official said. In all, 83 people 4

August 16, 2017 2:10 AM Nigeria Suicide Bombers Kill 28, Wound 82

Kano, Nigeria: Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital 4

August 15, 2017 5:05 AM Atheist Society of Kenya asks Kenyans to be removed from IEBC voters' register

The Atheist Society of Kenya has asked Kenyans to sign a petition to have their names removed from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) voters' register. The atheist society is targeting 100,000 people to sign the petition before it can be forwarded to the IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, on August 31. According to atheism activist 4

August 14, 2017 8:42 PM Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The government denounced violent demonstrations as unlawful and urged Kenyans to return to their jobs. Odinga spoke on Sunday to a cheering crowd in Nairobi's 3

August 13, 2017 9:06 PM Raila calls strike as uneasy calm returns

An uneasy calm on Sunday settled on parts of Nairobi and Kisumu which had been hit by post-election protests even as normality returned to many parts of the country. As businesses contemplated opening on Monday, National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga called on supporters to boycott work to protest what he said was the stealing of the election and a heavy-handed 2

August 13, 2017 5:18 AM Matiangi, police agreed on a shoot to kill order; bodies now being hidden -NASA speaks on anti-Uhuru demos

The National Super Alliance brigade and a number of their senior members held two major meetings that lasted a total of six hours before they called a press conference on Saturday, August 12, to address the unrest being witnessed in opposition strongholds. Opposition supporters and the police have been engaging in running battles which has seen a number 2

August 13, 2017 2:53 AM Morata silences critics but calls for Chelsea to strengthen are now deafening

Chelsea's off-field problems bled onto the Stamford Bridge turf as Burnley stunned the Premier League by winning 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Only one other set of champions - Leicester City - had ever lost their opening game the season after lifting the title and Antonio Conte will point to a lack of options and signings in the transfer window as an excuse 1