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June 24, 2017 10:04 AM Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

BEIJING (AP) - More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo in Mao County at about 6 a.m., the Sichuan

June 23, 2017 11:06 AM Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11

Quetta - A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack. The bombing came ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr, which follows the holy month of Ramadan 1

June 23, 2017 8:36 AM A Car Bomb in Southwest Pakistan Has Killed at Least 11 People and Wounded 20

(QUETTA, Pakistan) — A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said. The explosion near the police chief's office in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, was powerful enough that it was heard across the city, shattering windows of nearby 1

June 22, 2017 9:00 PM Raila Odinga 'wants polls postponed', Uhuruto claims

The Opposition has hatched a plot to have the August 8 General Election postponed, Jubilee leaders have claimed. In a message delivered in Nyeri, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto said the plot by the Opposition aimed to engineer a power-sharing deal similar to that of 2008. They claimed a case challenging the award of a tender to supply 5

June 22, 2017 5:04 AM Kenya: Vote Hunt Takes Toll On Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto

Every morning, for the last 10 days, President Uhuru Kenyatta's official Facebook and Twitter pages featured a map indicating where the Jubilee Party heads would be spending the day. The template for the image is a photo of the President being a literal Jubilee Party flagbearer and his running mate, Deputy President William Ruto, looking on next to him, clapping

June 20, 2017 8:55 PM Portugal fires: Confusion over reports of airplane crash

Local media reported aircraft went down during efforts to extinguish huge forest fires Portugal is continuing to carry out a massive operation to combat its deadliest forest fire on record, which has killed 64 people, amid confusion about the fate of a firefighting plane which had been reported to have crashed earlier on Tuesday. The disaster, now into its fourth 2

June 20, 2017 6:32 AM Former Ruto party stalwarts decamp to NASA

Some former inner-core leaders of the now defunct United Republican Party (URP) and strong supporters of Deputy President William Ruto in North Rift have decamped to NASA in what is likely to jeopardise Jubilee’s strength in the region. The leaders including former Jubilee Party director and URP Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Koech, Chesumei MP Elijah 2

June 19, 2017 9:12 PM New cargo trains set to ferry subsidised maize

Cargo trains will start ferrying goods from Mombasa to Nairobi earlier than planned to ensure subsidised maize reaches the market on time amid a shortage of flour. The standard gauge railway (SGR) cargo trains on the new railway were supposed to start trips in January next year but the current development will see them commence operations much earlier 4

June 19, 2017 5:13 PM Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack is 47-year-old Darren Osborne from Cardiff, the BBC understands. He was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers at a north London mosque. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack 3

June 19, 2017 12:08 PM UEFA Champions League 2017/18 Qualifying Round Draw

Photo: courtesy The first qualifying round draw begins the road to the 2017/18 final in Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, Kiev in Ukraine The first team play its first match at home, against the second one drawn. First qualifying round draw Víkingur (FRO) v Trepça '89 (KOS) Hibernians (MLT) v FCI Tallinn (EST) Alashkert (ARM) v FC Santa Coloma (AND) 2