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Factbox: Indonesia regularly hit by quakes and tsunamis

A tsunami killed at least 62 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption on Saturday, the disaster...

Man United must relish Old Trafford, says Solskjaer

Manchester United interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects his players to relish the opportunity of playing at Old Trafford after scoring five goals in a Premier League match for the first time...

Dollar slips to four-month low vs. yen amid turmoil in Washington

The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday as investors cut their exposure to riskier assets amid the partial U.S. government shutdown and signs of confrontation between...

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout from Syria

Turkey vowed on Monday that the fight against Islamic State would not be slowed by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels reinforced their positions around the potential...

Russia says Gaddafi’s son should play role in Libyan politics

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the most prominent son of the former Libyan leader, should play a role in his country’s political life, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was cited as...

Russian Finance Ministry may issue more Eurobonds in euros in 2019

The Russian finance ministry is considering issuing Eurobonds in euros and possibly yuan in 2019 and the amount of the euro deal could be higher than in 2018, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said....

China discusses with Pakistan ‘new changes’ in Afghanistan situation

Senior Chinese and Pakistani diplomats discussed on Tuesday “new changes” to the situation in Afghanistan, China’s foreign ministry said, amid plans by the United States to withdraw about...

Migori: Man breaks into neighbour’s house, rapes her

A man allegedly broke into his neighbour’s house at night on December 23, 2018, armed with a panga and sexually assaulted her in Kwoyo Kadera village, Migori County. Speaking to Citizen...

Three dead in suicide attack on Libyan foreign ministry

At least three people were killed when suicide bombers attacked Libya’s foreign ministry in Tripoli on Tuesday, the health ministry said. The assailants were suspected to be Islamic State...

Kibra family seeks justice for their Leeds University son shot by police

A family in Kibra is seeking justice after their son was allegedly killed by police officers in the area. 23-year-old University of Leeds student Carilton David Maina was shot dead on Saturday...

Easy Netanyahu win predicted in first poll since Israel election set

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will easily win a snap election set for April 9, according to an opinion poll on Tuesday, the first to be published since the ballot was announced....

Attack on government building in Afghan capital leaves 43 dead

Afghan authorities on Tuesday collected 43 bodies from a government compound in the capital Kabul that was targeted by a suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles on Monday,...

Nissan’s Kelly granted bail by Tokyo court; Christmas release possible

Former Nissan Motor Representative Director Greg Kelly was granted bail by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, raising the possibility he could be freed before Christmas was over, although Carlos Ghosn, the...

U.S. border wall no match for Mexican girl’s Santa wish list

A balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8-year-old’s Christmas wishes. Randy...

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501 million in student’s death

A U.S. court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North...

Trump takes parting shot at Mattis and his view of U.S. allies

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday criticized departing Defense Secretary James Mattis and his view of alliances, saying the Pentagon chief failed to recognize the true costs of America’s...

Trump, Democrats spar over shutdown with no deal in sight

President Donald Trump and top Democrats in Congress sparred over the partial shutdown of the U.S. government on Monday, with no sign of tangible efforts to reopen agencies closed by a political...

Egypt appoints new military intelligence chief: security sources

Egypt has appointed Major General Khaled Megawer to serve as the head of the country’s military intelligence service, replacing Mohamed al-Shahat, two security sources told Reuters on Sunday....

Embu Governor Wambora’s bodyguard dies after fight with boda boda operators

A bodyguard assigned to Embu Governor Martin Wambora died after he succumbed to injuries sustained in a fight with boda boda operators in Kithimu, Embu County. Embu West OCPD Julius Meli while...

Shipulin, the Russian biathlete in doping scandal, quits

Russian biathlete Anton Shipulin, who won gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in the men’s 4×7.5 km relay, announced his retirement on Tuesday as Russian biathlon remains under increased scrutiny....

Trump, Erdogan agree to coordinate US pullout from Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump says Turkey will eliminate the rest of the Islamic State militants in Syria after the U.S. military withdraws its forces. In a tweet late Sunday, Trump said Turkish...

PHOTOS: Defence CS Omamo surprise Christmas visit to KDF soldiers in Somalia

It was the day before Christmas when Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo and Chief of the Defence Forces, General Samson Mwathethe paid a surprise visit to KDF troops serving in various...

Remember the poor and shun materialism, pope says on Christmas Eve

Pope Francis led the world’s Roman Catholics into Christmas on Monday, urging people in the developed world to seek a simpler, less materialistic life and condemning the yawning gap between the...

Arsenal’s Mkhitaryan out for six weeks with broken foot

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be on the sidelines for up to six weeks with a broken foot, the north London club said on Monday. The 29-year-old was substituted at half-time of...

Uhuru joins faithful in Mombasa for Christmas

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined Christian faithful for the Nativity of the Lord mass at Holy Ghost Cathedral in Mombasa County. During the mass, the Head of State passed a message of forgiveness...

Bangladesh deploys soldiers ahead of next sunday’s elections

Thousands of army soldiers are being deployed across Bangladesh to help conduct the national elections on Dec. 30. A statement by the military’s public relations office said the deployment began...

Japan suffers biggest natural population decline ever in 2018

Japan suffered its biggest natural population decline ever this year, government statistics show. The fast-graying nation also posted a record-low birthrate, as the estimated number of babies born...

The body of the 7-year-old girl who died in US custody returns to Guatemala

The body of Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old girl who died in US Customs and Border Protection custody, has been returned to Guatemala. Jakelin’s family says she fled the country with her father,...

Google fails to thread the China needle, again

Dragonfly is dying. Google’s secret project to build a censored search engine to get back into the Chinese market is on its last legs — if not already doomed — according to the latest report from...

‘Resurgent’ al Qaeda looking to target planes in Europe, UK security minister warns

Terror group al Qaeda is “resurgent” and looking to carry out attacks on passenger planes in Europe, UK Security Minister Ben Wallace has warned. In an interview with British newspaper The Sunday...
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Supreme Court upholds Wajir Governor election

Wajir governor Mohamed Abdi. It was sweet victory for Wajir governor Mohamed Abdi after the...

Haki Africa wants inquest into Caroline Mwatha’s death

Human rights lobby Haki Africa is now calling for an inquest into the death of their colleague Caroline Mwatha to establish who exactly caused...

Uhuru envoys report for duty as Wario, Ekai stay behind

Diplomats appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta last year have reported for duty, ending months of uncertainty surrounding their deployment. However, Dr Hassan...

CS Balala Gives The Standard 24 Hours to Meet 3 Demands

Tourism CS Najib Balala, on Friday, hit The Standard with a 24-hour ultimatum regarding an article published alleging that EACC officers had raided...

Tale of retrials and missing witness boxes in courtrooms

Failure by a key witness to testify in the presence of the accused person has forced a case concluded in 2014 to a re-trial.

Jubilee MP says Presidential candidate, MOSES KURIA, is being used by Satan to divide UHURU/ RUTO’s Jubilee – We will not accept that

Friday February 15, 2019 - A silent Jubilee Party lawmaker has claimed that Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria, is plotting to sow discord in...

Ushuru face Stima test

Ken Kenyatta will be expecting positive a response when his inconsistent Ushuru side meets Coast Stima in the National Super League at Ruaraka...

Preparing financially for a layoff

Hellen Njeri @PeopleDailyKE According to a recent survey, seven million Kenyans are unemployed. Out of these, 1.4 million have been desperately looking for work. The...
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