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June 24, 2017 11:01 AM Former Real Madrid defender Arbeloa retires

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has decided to retire from professional football, the 34-year-old told a Spanish newspaper. The Spain international won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and two European Championships in 56 appearances for his country. He also won multiple trophies at Spanish champions Real Madrid, including one league

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 24, 2017 5:36 AM Son chops off father's right hand while fighting over ODM campaign posters in Kakamega

A man in Lirhende village, Kakamega County, chopped off his father’s right hand after they differed over campaign posters of two ward aspirants. Area assistant chief Alex Minish said Chrisantus Mwinamo, who is still at large, had engaged his brother Cedrick Vihembo in a physical fight for destroying the campaign posters of Edwin Papala, an ODM candidate 1

June 24, 2017 3:40 AM Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar

A Qatari government spokesman said Doha was reviewing the list of demands and that a formal response would be made by the foreign ministry. DUBAI/DOHA – Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching 5

June 24, 2017 3:09 AM London Evacuates More Than 800 Households Due to Safety Concerns

The evacuations follow a deadly fire at the Grenfell Tower, where flammable cladding likely contributed to the deaths of at least 79 residents. Upon receiving the evacuation announcement, some Camden residents were upset about being forced to leave their homes on such short notice. “I just think it’s a complete overreaction,” Edward Strange, an evacuated 2

June 23, 2017 6:36 PM Uganda: Donors pledge $352 million for refugees

In just the past year, the overall refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled, largely due to an influx of desperate people fleeing violence and instability in South Sudan - from 500,000 to more than 1.25 million - making the East African country host to the world's fastest growing refugee emergency. "Malnutrition rates among refugees are alarming

June 23, 2017 6:20 PM We don’t regret appeal, says IEBC

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) received Friday’s court ruling on tallying centres with a cautious response, as the Jubilee Party remain silent. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said they do not consider the Appeal court’s declaration that presidential results announced at constituency level be final as a blow. Although, the commission

June 23, 2017 6:11 PM Pakistan day of violence: Scores killed and injured

Scores of people have been killed and many injured in bombings, protest marches and shootings in the north and south of Pakistan, officials say. At least 25 people were killed in two explosions at a market in the north-western town of Parachinar. The local MP told the BBC four more people died later when security forces confronted an angry crowd protesting 5

June 23, 2017 4:46 PM Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conference

NAIROBI, Kenya — “Several” participants at a medical conference at a hotel in Nairobi have come down with a foodborne disease suspected to be cholera, the Kenya Medical Association said Friday. Rapid screening tests were positive for cholera as further tests were underway to confirm the diagnosis, the association said in a statement. “We are, however

June 23, 2017 2:10 PM Will Qatar agree to Arab countries' new list of demands? Unlikely

1) Scale back diplomatic ties with Iran; close Iranian diplomatic missions in Qatar; expel members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard; cut military and intelligence cooperation with Iran. Trade and commerce with Iran must meet U.S. and international sanctions and not jeopardize security of the Gulf Cooperation Council. 2) Immediately shut down the Turkish 5