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  • *At least 11 dead in Nairobi and Kisumu. NAIROBI/ KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 12- Kenyan police have killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. However, the NASA opposition coalition, led by...

  • NAIROBI/ KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 11- Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, results showed on Friday, setting off wild street celebrations by his supporters and protests in opposition strongholds in the capital and the west of the country. Kenyatta got 54.3 percent of the vote, ahead of rival Raila Odinga who secured 44.7 percent, according to...

  • *Kenyatta declared winner, urges peace. NAIROBI/ KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 11- Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, the election commission announced on Friday, but the opposition rejected the result saying the process was undermined by fraud. Kenyatta got 54.3 percent of Tuesday's vote, ahead of rival Raila Odinga who secured 44.7 percent,...

  • NAIROBI/ KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 11- Kenya's opposition said on Friday it would "not be a party" to any imminent announcement of results of the presidential vote by the election commission and rejected the idea of taking its challenge to court. Provisional results from polling stations show President Uhuru Kenyatta with a lead of 1.4 million votes ahead of Raila Odinga...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Stalwart U.S. ally Kuwait will continue to grant visas to North Korean laborers whose wages allegedly aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story, Kuwait also said it never...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Stalwart U.S. ally Kuwait will continue to grant visas to North Korean laborers whose wages allegedly aid Pyongyang in evading international sanctions, its government told The Associated Press on Thursday before its ruler travels to Washington to meet President Donald Trump. In a statement responding to an AP story, Kuwait also...

  • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    McCain's vaunted status in the Senate means that everything he says counts, Newsweek reports.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry predicted on Monday that the United States will achieve goals to limit climate change set by the Obama administration despite President Donald Trump's decision to quit a 2015 global pact. Kerry, an architect of the Paris climate agreement, said during a visit to Oslo that many U.S. companies, states and cities were pushing ahead...

  • ST PETERSBURG, Russia/ WASHINGTON, June 2- For three years after Russia annexed Crimea, Washington officials quietly cautioned major U.S. firms about attending the annual St Petersburg forum, where investors mingle with President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants. Washington's policy toward Russia is essentially unchanged under Trump, with the United...

  • WASHINGTON, May 25- The United States would impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile development, arms transfers, support for Islamist militant groups and human rights violations under legislation approved by a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday. By an 18-3 vote, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee paved the way for full Senate consideration,...

  • President Donald Trump (L) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands before beginning their meeting at the Presidential Palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem May 23, 2017.

    Donald Trump met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, a day after promising to make a renewed effort at peace between the Palestinians and Israelis. NBCNews reports.

  • Images of U.S. President Donald Trump are displayed on billboards, ahead of Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 18, 2017.

    "Every new president comes in with the Saudis with high expectations," Robert Jordan tells CNBC.

  • Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly speaks about border security during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, May 2, 2017.

    The Obama administration granted Haitians "Temporary Protected Status" after an earthquake displaced 1.5 million, NBC News reports.

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson flew to Asia accompanied by only one journalist on his aircraft, a reporter from a website founded by former Republican political operatives, in a departure from decades of practice. Tillerson, who became the top U.S. diplomat under Republican President Donald Trump in February, traveled to Mexico and Germany last month with a...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling to Asia this week accompanied by only one reporter, a White House correspondent from the Independent Journal Review, a digital news outlet founded in 2012 by former Republican political operatives. The IJR said in a statement late Tuesday the State Department last week offered one of its reporters, Erin McPike, a...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling to Asia this week accompanied by only one reporter, a White House correspondent from the Independent Journal Review, a digital news outlet founded in 2012 by former Republican political operatives. The IJR said in a statement late Tuesday the State Department last week offered one of its reporters, Erin McPike, a...

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) and Mexico's Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray arrive to deliver a statement at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico February 23, 2017.

    The former Exxon Mobil CEO has been cut out of the loop on major aspects of his job, Vox reports.

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray arrive to a joint press conference at the Foreign Ministry building in Mexico City on February 23, 2017.

    Rex Tillerson continued talks with Mexican officials on Thursday ahead of a planned meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto, NBC News reports.

  • Demonstrators yell slogans during an anti-Donald Trump immigration ban protests inside the San Francisco International Airport, January 29, 2017.

    Ten former senior U.S. diplomats and security officials planned to file an affidavit arguing that President Trump's executive order curtailing immigration would actually make America less safe.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the White House as Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus look on in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017.

    Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump is considering his foreign policy stance towards Israel.