US lawmakers seek to slap new sanctions on Myanmar military - Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi visited Sittwe in restive Rakhine state on Nov 2, 2017. (Photo: AFP/STR). 04 Nov 2017 03:54AM (Updated: 04 Nov 2017 03:58AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn.

European arrest warrant issued for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont - The Guardian

In the latest twist in Spain's worst political crisis in four decades, a national court judge on Friday issued a European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont in response to a request from state prosecutors. Puigdemont flew to Brussels earlier this ...

Speaker Kadaga confirms she wrote a letter to Museveni demanding explanation on parliament raid - NTV Uganda

However, Kadaga's latest statements contradict her earlier position where she supported the acts of ejecting the MPs whom she accused of attempting the stage a coup. The repercussions of the acts of security agencies who assaulted members of parliament ...

The iPhone X-factor: Don't buy a phone you don't need - Washington Post

Pop quiz: Which comes in more flavors, Baskin Robbins ice cream or the iPhone? It's the iPhone, by almost double. There's a hype around the $1,000 iPhone X, but Apple actually makes eight iPhone models right now, each in multiple colors and storage ...

Bare-headed judges are given a wigging - The Times

It is one of the more unusual vestiges of British colonial rule in Africa but one that Ghana is determined to keep. The chief justice has issued a memo to all judges expressing concerns about a “creeping culture of casualness in the system” and ...

No One Showed Up For Ivanka Trump's Speech on Women's Empowerment in Tokyo - Vogue.com

Attendance was way down for Ivanka Trump's speech on women's empowerment on Friday in Tokyo, despite her glamorous initial arrival, which included a luxurious dinner (and the media in tow). In what has become somewhat of a pattern for the Trumps, ...

WHO helps Kenya guard against Marburg Virus Disease - World Health Organization

03 NOVEMBER 2017 | NAIROBI – The World Health Organization is helping the Kenyan Ministry of Health guard against the spread of Marburg Virus Disease from neighbouring Uganda. Health authorities are strengthening preparedness measures in Trans ...

East Africa: Horn of Africa - Al-Shabaab Remains Permanent Threat - AllAfrica.com

The terrorist group has been carrying out a series of attacks in hotels, military installations and population in Somalia and Kenya. The Horn of Africa remains a restive zone with persistent insecurity caused the Al-Queda linked Islamist militant group ...

Osama bin Laden saw 'chaos' of Arab Spring as opportunity for al-Qaeda, journal released by CIA reveals - The Independent

A journal made public by the CIA and apparently handwritten by one of Osama bin Laden's daughters offers a glimpse into how the al-Qaeda leader viewed the world around him and reveals his deep interest in the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions unfolding in ...

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenya's shilling stable in aftermath of polls, Ghana's cedi seen flat - Reuters Africa

NAIROBI, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Kenya's local currency is expected to remain stable following the conclusion of its presidential election rerun, while Ghana's cedi is set to trade sideways on the back of waning dollar inflows.