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August 18, 2017 10:34 AM Rwanda's Kagame begins new term amid questions of election rigging

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is being inaugurated Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote. Many African leaders are expected to attend the ceremony in Kigali, the capital. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning. The East African nation has virtually no political opposition 1

August 17, 2017 4:51 PM Why did Princess Diana wear two watches before she married Prince Charles?

The blonde wore her engagement ring with diamonds and sapphires, and a botanical printed shirt, with rolled up sleeves and collar. On one wrist she had a metal bracelet, while on the other she wore two wrist watches. One was dainty and gold, and blow that was a larger watch with a leather strap. Many might have been puzzled by why Diana was wearing to watches

August 17, 2017 9:01 AM UK updates travel advisory on Kenya

It then went on to advise UK citizens to monitor local and international media to avoid being caught in the demonstrations or disturbances. “Leave any area of unrest quickly and don’t attempt to watch or photograph it. You should consider making personal contingency plans in case of unrest,” the statement added. The FCO have also advised against all but essential 3

August 16, 2017 9:53 PM Kenya suspends action against rights groups following raid

The Kenyan government has ordered the immediate suspension of moves to shut down two rights groups that have raised concerns over last week's election, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The letter, signed by the acting interior minister and sent to the head of the non-government organization co-ordination board, said the government and the organizations 2

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge 1

August 15, 2017 7:37 PM Indian prime minister pledges to wipe out graft from country as he underlines vision for 'New India' by 2022

Narendra Modi urged people to help him build a prosperous and united India as he promised to wipe out corruption and protect the nation from threat in an impassioned Independence Day speech. Thousands of people packed into the Red Fort in the heart of New Delhi on Tuesday to watch the Prime Minister address the nation on the 70th anniversary since the end of British

August 15, 2017 5:34 AM News Daily: Customs plan and Jo Cox 'hero'

The government has published a plan for an interim customs union with the EU as it withdraws from the bloc, the first in a series of papers setting out its position on key areas of Brexit negotiations. The proposal would see the UK remain free from tariffs on goods within the EU and at the same time ministers would expect to be able to negotiate new international 2

August 15, 2017 4:56 AM N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media said, but would watch US actions before making a decision. Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do. Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric 1

August 15, 2017 12:00 AM The Tragedy of India's Partition, 70 Years Later

In the middle of World War II, with the U.S. pressuring Britain to loosen its colonial grip on India, Winston Churchill issued a bitter prophecy. “Take India if that was what you want! Take it, by all means!” the British prime minister raged to a U.S. diplomat in Washington. But, he argued, only British rule kept the subcontinent’s Hindus and Muslims 2

August 14, 2017 4:07 PM WATCH: Indian band singing Pakistani anthem on 71st Independence Day

Date published: Monday, 14 August 2017 - 9:00pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA webdesk Although both India and Pakistan are constantly seen at loggerheads with each other and peace talks suspended, an Indian music band decides to take 'peace talks' to a whole new level. As Pakistan celebrates its 70th Independence day on Monday, an Indian music 1