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Tsvangirai Ally Sworn In As President

Tsvangirai Ally Sworn In As President

Months after balking at the plan and raising doubts about whether it would make good on its promise, Kenya's opposition coalition has sworn in Raila Odinga as the "people's president". Linus Kaikai, chairman of Kenya's editors guild, accused Kenyatta of undermining the independence of news media during a meeting at the State House in Nairobi last week.


Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself

Prominent Hamas Leader Dies 3 Weeks after Accidentally Shooting himself

Al-Alami was a key player in Hamas and especially between Iran and Gaza relations. Spokesman Hazem Qassem said that Alami had been unconscious since the January 9 shooting that took place at his Gaza residence. He lived in exile in Syria for more than 20 years but returned to Gaza in 2012. Alami suffered a serious leg injury during the Israel-Hamas war in the summer of 2014, according to the group's own website, but the circumstances of his injury are mysterious.


Privacy: Judges say the UK's Snooper's Charter is illegal

Privacy: Judges say the UK's Snooper's Charter is illegal

However the Court of Appeal judges today found that DRIPA could be said to have breached British people's rights because, among other things, it did not restrict access to this data, in the context of the investigation and prosecution of crime, to the objective of fighting serious crime .


At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach

At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach

Newport Beach police have stated that one person on the ground was "involved in the crash", and Melissa MacBride of Los Angeles' ABC News affiliate reports that some injuries have been reported, although details remain scarce. "The three people were all crunched in there together", a neighbour who witnessed the crash said. The Robinson R44 light helicopter normally seats four people.


Calida says he is able to defend suspension order vs Carandang

Calida says he is able to defend suspension order vs Carandang

Panelo also described as "wantonly malicious and deceitful nature of the act of ODO Carandang in disclosing confidential information related to President Duterte's alleged bank transactions reaching P1 billion is a violation of Section 3 (e) of Republic Act No.