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Ukraine's pro-Russian bill sparks deadly clashes outside Kiev parliament

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A bill granting autonomy to Ukraine's restive eastern regions cleared its first parliamentary hurdle on Monday but sparked a violent right-wing protest that left a national guardsman dead and more than 120 people injured.

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGKOK - Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first arrest over the weekend in connection with a deadly bombing in ...

Turkey Arrests Vice News Journalists on Terror-Related Charges

Wall Street Journal - ‎50 minutes ago‎
ISTANBUL—A Turkish court ordered the formal arrest Monday of three Vice News journalists on terrorism-related charges, days after detaining the foreign nationals as they covered a mounting Kurdish insurgency in the country's southeast.

Obama arrives in Alaska, defending Denali decision

Los Angeles Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By the time Air Force One landed at Elmendorf Air Force Base Monday afternoon, the National Park Service had already begun printing new maps of Denali National Park, wiping all traces of the 25th president from the cartographic record.

Android Wear watches now work with iPhone

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎24 minutes ago‎
iPhone users interested in a smartwatch will soon have many more options, with Google officially announcing its Android Wear system is now compatible with iOS.

Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

Reuters Africa - ‎15 hours ago‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action on Sunday.

Two killed in Migori as chaos mar ODM polls

K24 TV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two people reportedly died in Migori county yesterday after fighting rocked the ongoing ODM grassroots elections. Two others are fighting for their lives following alleged political chaos, with the party issuing conflicting reports.
Two killed in chaos linked to ODM party elections
3 killed in ODM linked violence in Migori

Mutua weeps over poverty in Ukambani

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
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Quit politics now, MP tells Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka
Maendeleo Chap Chap Movement unstoppable – Mutua

President in Mombasa pushes development of fishing industry

Coastweek - ‎4 hours ago‎
MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday called for a speedy passage of a new fisheries bill, saying it will unlock economic potential of the country.

KNUT - No More Talks With State On Teachers' Pay Increase - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has ruled out any further talks with the government on raising teachers' salaries.
Teachers boycott work as public schools re-open
Strategic approach to stamping out strikes afflicting Kenya

Buhari's Appointments Are Based On Merit – Oshiomhole

Adams-Oshiomhole The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent appointments of his Chief of Staff, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Comptroller General of ...

Buhari Swears In SGF, NSA, SA Media

Femi-Adesina-Babagana-Mungono-Babachir-Lawal President Mohammadu Buhari has sworn in the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, National Security Adviser, Babagana Mungono and the Special Assistant to the ...

It's senseless for govt to fund pilgrimages – Bello

The Punch - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, has declared that it is senseless for government to sponsor people on pilgrimage.

APC Blasts Fayose For Imposing Higher Levies On Ekiti Residents

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has imposed series of new levies on corporate organisations and private business concerns in the state in its bid to jack up the internally generated revenue,IGR of the state.

The Cry For Media Freedom in Egypt

Huffington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
This post was originally published on The Toolbox, a tech and social impact initiative of Humanise, Inc. Something exquisitely tragic happens when power and politics bind the hands and mouths of journalists.

Death toll at 158 in blasts at China port

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
THE death toll has risen to 158 from explosions at a chemical warehouse in north-eastern China, with 15 people still missing. THE toll included 94 firefighters and 11 police killed in the August 12 accident, the official Xinhua news agency reported on ...

In Germany, intolerance for migrants flares as the nation welcomes refugees

Los Angeles Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
It seemed a modest proposal, turning part of a sports center in this town of 20,000 people into a temporary shelter for about 130 migrants and refugees.

August inflation drops to 5.84 despite high energy, housing costs

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
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Hundreds stranded at night as Kikuyu bound train breaks midway

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
NAIROBI: More than 800 passengers were Monday night stranded inside coaches of a Kikuyu bound train after the train's engine developed fault along the track near Madaraka Estate.

Kenyans using SimbaPay will be free of transfer fees

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - ‎11 hours ago‎
Money transfers made to Choice Microfinance Bank by Kenyans living abroad using SimbaPay will be free of transfer fees. In addition, the recipient Choice Microfinance Bank accounts will be credited instantly.

South Africa nuclear unit shut for maintenance, system stable -Eskom

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG Aug 31 One of two units at South Africa's Koeberg nuclear plant near Cape Town went offline for routine maintenance on Monday but power supply remained stable as other plants came back from repairs, state-run utility Eskom said.

student intends to take telescope to Mt Kenya for astronomical observation

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
NYERI, KENYA: A fifth year civil engineering students at Dedan Kimathi university in Nyeri county is set to take a telescope on top of Mt Kenya later this month for the purpose of studying the universe.

Top Speed: Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe

Economic Times - ‎Aug 29, 2015‎
The latest to join Mercedes bandwagon in India is Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe. The car is based on the designo platform. Check out the video to know more about the luxurious car.

From a Balloon, a Different View of the Serengeti

New York Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
KOTAGENDE, Tanzania - The website described a hot-air balloon flight over the Serengeti, and I saw zebras racing along below and a small family of elephants, so close that if the bull had stretched up his trunk, he could have touched the passenger basket.

The Purposeful Uselessness Of Virtual Assistants

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
M in action. Image via Facebook. Last week Facebook released a virtual assistant program called “M,” an A.I. program built into its Messenger app.

Box Office Top 20: 'Compton' Dominates, Efron Movie Flops

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The faith-based family drama "War Room" outshone its competition despite a relatively quiet release, taking the second place spot with $11.4 million from only 1,135 locations.

American singer blasts rapper Octopizzo

The Star - ‎19 hours ago‎
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NAKURU 7S: The Game,The Girls,The Fun,The Party,Police Battles,Tear Gas And A ...

Ghafla!Kenya - ‎12 hours ago‎
It's Sunday. I don't know how I slept. And can't quite remember where. My face is still painted in the national flag colors.

Our Singers Busy Crying Foul, but Just How Local Is Our 'Local' Music? - ‎14 hours ago‎
It has been an interesting few weeks in Kenyan music. Musicians have taken to the streets to agitate for greater airplay of their music on radio and TV.

Manchester United transfers: Anders Lindegaard becomes THIRD Old Trafford ... - ‎4 hours ago‎
Manchester United's transfer exodus has continued with the departure of Anders Lindegaard to West Bromwich Albion on a free. The goalkeeper has signed a two-year deal with the Midlands club.

Dropping the money ball: Why some athletes go from riches to rags on retirement

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
(L-R) Elijah Motonei Managoi of Kenya, silver medal, his compatriot Asbel Kiprop, gold medal, and Morocco's Abdalaati Iguider, bronze medal, pose on the podium after the men's 1500m event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National ...

Man Utd transfers: David de Gea Real Madrid deal in doubt - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid were desperately attempting to salvage David de Gea's £29m transfer from Manchester United on Tuesday night with the deal on the brink of collapse amid claims that paperwork failed to reach La Liga headquarters by the midnight deadline in ...

Ayana denies Dibaba with stunning 5000m gold

Reuters - ‎Aug 30, 2015‎
BEIJING Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana put on a stunning display of front-running to win the women's 5,000 metres by more than 17 seconds at the world championships on Sunday and deprive compatriot Genzebe Dibaba of an unprecedented double gold.

Jadudi walking two days after brain surgery

The Star - ‎15 hours ago‎
Emmanuel Jadudi following his surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumour, at Apollo Hospital in Chennai, India. Photo/COURTESY. August 31, 2015.

Blocking other countries' anti-smoking efforts is wrong

Lexington Herald Leader - ‎Aug 29, 2015‎
The United States should not stand in the way of other countries trying to protect themselves from the No. 1 cause of preventable death.

The Diverse Colours of Our Life As Albinos - ‎10 hours ago‎
What is life like for albinos? Daily Trust on Sunday spoke to some albinos on albinism, a condition which occurs when the body cannot produce a natural substance called 'melanin'.

Mexican Man Unhappy To Have The World's Largest Penis

AskMen - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man in Mexico claims to have the world's largest penis, and says it's so bad that it renders him practically immobile. He says it's nearly 19-inches long and 10-inches around.