Kenya’s election commission yesterday cancelled four local polls and announced the arrest of six officials on the eve of a high-stakes presidential vote, raising alarm after a campaign dominated by rigging fears.
US President Joe Biden arrived in eastern Kentucky yesterday to survey damage from severe flooding that swept away houses and vehicles, and killed at least 37 people last week.
Rescuers will deploy an underwater drone as part of efforts to save 10 workers trapped for five days in a flooded coal mine in northern Mexico, authorities said yesterday.
China announced new military drills around Taiwan yesterday, eliciting concern from US President Joe Biden, a day after the scheduled end of Beijing’s largest exercises to protest last week’s visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Jumping from rock to rock to rock over a creek formed off Austria’s Jamtal glacier, scientist Andrea Fischer worries that precious scientific data will be irreversibly lost as the snow and ice melt faster than ever.
With no street or statue to remember Yugoslavia’s late strongman Josip Broz Tito, a new tour in the Croatian capital Zagreb is hoping to trace the leader’s complicated legacy in a city where he remains divisive.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken kicked off a three-nation African trip yesterday, paying tribute to the Soweto Uprising, a student protest whose tragic ending galvanised the world against the apartheid regime.
The campaign for Kenya’s presidential election has officially closed but the relentless – and dangerous – flow of disinformation continues online, as keyboard warriors battle to discredit rivals by sharing fake rigging claims, experts say.
Aircraft, firefighters and specialists from Mexico and Venezuela arrived in Cuba yesterday to help put out a massive fire at a fuel depot that has left at least one person dead, 121 people injured and 17 firefighters missing.