Kenyatta calls supreme court a ‘dictatorship’ ahead of second election

After the Kenyan supreme court annulled Kenyatta’s win in August, he respected the ruling, but now he says the court has staged a coup

Hurricane Maria heads for Turks and Caicos with 32 already dead

Maria is the strongest storm to hit the US territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years; a team of judges overseeing its bankruptcy advises it to put ...

Eurozone PMI shows economy picking up momentum

France and Germany, the bloc’s two biggest economies, put in strong individual performances as well, and analysts say the readings will embolden ECB ...

In search of shelter in earthquake-ravaged Mexico City

Many dwellings have become uninhabitable following Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude quake, raising the risk of a housing shortage in coming weeks

North Korea could make ‘mentally deranged Trump’ pay, with hydrogen bomb

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong-ho said the country might consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale on the Pacific Ocean

Hurricanes muddy US jobs outlook, factory hiring slows

Claims in Texas surged in the wake of storm, which disrupted oil, natural gas and petrochemicals production, leaving some workers temporarily unemployed

Polls commission pushes Kenya vote back to October 26

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta intensifies attack against the judiciary after historic annulment of the vote

California sues Trump over that wall

The state already has a 76km border wall and alleges waivers issued to build the wall violate the 10th amendment of the US constitution

Global trade is rebounding, but risks remain, says WTO

The World Trade Organisation says global trade is likely to grow by 3.5% in 2017, but warns of protectionism, global geopolitical tensions, and natural ...

S&P Global Ratings downgrades China, at a sensitive time

The move by the rating agency, the second to cut its rating on the world’s second-biggest economy, comes just two weeks ahead of a Communist Party ...

Zimbabwe’s gold production rises 10% on informal producers

Between January and August 2017, the country’s gold production rose to 14.6 tonnes

Despite slump at start of third quarter, German’s economy looks rosy

Business morale is high in Europe’s biggest economy, and German exporters are expected to benefit from a global economic recovery

UK police arrest sixth man in investigation into bomb attack in London subway

The terror alert in the UK was raised to its maximum ‘critical’ last Friday, meaning another attack was believed to be imminent, and was lowered to ...

Mexican rescuers race against time to free trapped survivors

The death toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake has risen above 200 people, and emergency workers are arriving from abroad to help with rescue and clean-up efforts

‘No safe hands’ for weapons of mass destruction, Zuma tells UN

‘It can no longer be acceptable that a few countries keep nuclear weapons as part of their strategic defence‚ while expecting others to remain at ...

US stands alone on Iranian nuclear deal threats

Tillerson meets stiff opposition to US call to renegotiate nuclear accord

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