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August 21, 2017 6:04 PM U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid heightened tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all a drill, a large-scale theoretical exercise aimed at protecting democratic South Korea, a U.S. ally. The military exercises — known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian — have been in the works

August 21, 2017 4:00 PM Manchester City's Samir Nasri completes move to Turkish side Antalyaspor completes move to Turkish side Antalyaspor

Samir Nasri, who scored 27 goals in 176 appearances for City and won both the league title and the League Cup twice, ends a six-year spell at the club. Samir Nasri has completed his move from Manchester City to Turkish side Antalyaspor, signing a two-year deal, the Premier League side said on Monday. Nasri, who scored 27 goals in 176 appearances for City and won both the league

August 21, 2017 11:15 AM After Big Ben Rings Out, the Sound of Silence in London

Paint is flaking, there are cracks in the masonry, the roof is leaking and the metalwork is rusting. All need to be addressed to keep the clock from falling. But at 118 decibels, Big Ben’s bongs are so loud (over the human pain threshold and louder than a jet taking off) that they might startle people working at heights or damage their hearing permanently 3

August 21, 2017 10:25 AM Marseille bus stop hit by van, one dead and driver arrested

A woman has been killed after a van struck a bus shelter in the southern French city of Marseille, police say. The driver has been arrested. His vehicle had struck another bus shelter in a different district of the city earlier in the morning, seriously injuring one person. French prosecutors say the case is not being treated as a terrorist incident 3

August 21, 2017 9:42 AM 12th Parliament convenes not later than Sept 7: Sialai

The 12th Parliament shall convene not later than September 7 this year National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai says. In an advertisement appearing in Monday’s newspapers, Sialai said traditionally, the date of the first sitting of any Parliament after a General Election is usually determined by the President and should not be more than thirty days after 5

August 21, 2017 9:26 AM Kenya plans to rollout e-passport in September

Kenya plans to roll out secure e-passports from next month paving way for the phasing out of current passports by August 2019. The e-passport will have an electronic chip holding the same information as the old model passport, alongside a biometric identifier, digital photograph of the holder and security features to prevent unauthorized use and forgery 5

August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Governor Sonko vows to fight City cartels as he outlines agenda for Nairobi

NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday promised to deal with cartels that have denied the city revenue to finance most of its operations. During a swearing in ceremony attended by President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President-elect William Ruto and outgoing Governor Evans Kidero, Sonko said it will not be business as usual as his administration 7

August 21, 2017 7:07 AM Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near Singapore

Singapore: Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC before dawn while heading to Singapore 4

August 21, 2017 5:58 AM South Korea and U.S. Begin Drills as North Warns of Rising Tensions

If North Korea uses the drills this week as a reason to launch missiles around Guam or elsewhere, it could set off a new cycle of escalation. “We have no intention of raising military tensions on the Korean Peninsula,” President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said on Monday during a meeting with his staff. “North Korea should not use this as a pretext for provocation 5

August 20, 2017 5:39 PM Who needs Alex Sandro? Amazing Alonso proves value to Chelsea in smash-and-grab at Spurs

Chelsea have been repeatedly rebuffed in their summer-long pursuit of Alex Sandro all summer long but Marcos Alonso made one wonder if the Blues really need the Juventus wing-back with a wondrous display at Wembley on Sunday. The Premier League champions had arrived at Spurs' new home shorn of several first-team players through a combination of suspension 3