Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. The move allows local authorities to request additional resources if needed, the police department says. Tensions are high as hundreds of people are expected to […]

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Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn ‘sham’ election

Media playback is unsupported on your device Kenya’s opposition has accused the government of “state terror” and vowed to overturn a “sham” result. Senior opposition official James Orengo said they would not go to court to achieve this. He urged people to stay calm and out of harm’s way. Mr Orengo alleged that about 100 […]

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North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

Media playback is unsupported on your device China’s President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, state media says. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain “fire and fury” on the North. But China, North […]

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Trump does not rule out military response to Venezuela crisis

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has said he is not ruling out a military option in dealing with the crisis in Venezuela. “The people are suffering and they are dying,” he said. Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino said President Trump’s suggestion was “an act of craziness”. President Nicolas Maduro’s […]

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Trump threatens North Korea with “big trouble” over Guam

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump has warned North Korea to expect “big, big trouble” if anything happens to the US territory of Guam. Speaking at his Bedminister, New Jersey golf resort, he promised the territory would be “very safe, believe me”. Mr Trump said the US could impose further sanctions, […]

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Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

Media playback is unsupported on your device Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s election, officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: “I reach out to you… We are […]

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Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenya presidential poll

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s vote, election officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: “I reach out to you… We are all citizens of the same republic”. […]

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