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Ministry: Number of teenage pregnancies in Narok at all-time high By Mohamed Ahmed

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Ministry: Number of teenage pregnancies in Narok  at all-time high By Mohamed Ahmed

The number of teenage pregnancies in Narok has hit an all-time high of 40 per cent, surpassing the national average of 18 per cent, the Ministry of Health has said. On Thursday, an official told headteachers at the 42nd annual Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association conference at Wild Waters in Mombasa that HIV/Aids infections among […]

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Saudi Arabia & allies demand Qatar close Turkish base, shut Al-Jazeera and more within 10 days

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Saudi Arabia & allies demand Qatar close Turkish base, shut Al-Jazeera and more within 10 days

The Arab states which have imposed an economic blockade on Qatar over its alleged financing of terrorism have issued a severe list of demands, which includes giving Doha 10 days to cut ties with Iran, shutting down Al-Jazeera, closing a Turkish military base and paying a fine. The Kuwait emissary, which is serving a mediator […]

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US to retrieve weapons from YPG when Daesh defeated

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US to retrieve weapons from YPG when Daesh defeated

The United States will retrieve the weapons it sent to the PKK affiliate YPG in Syria’s Raqqa when the Daesh terror group is defeated, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said in a letter to his Turkish counterpart Fikri Işık. According to Turkish Ministry of Defense sources, Mattis sent a letter to Işık, in […]

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Theresa May: EU citizens can stay after Brexit

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Theresa May: EU citizens can stay after Brexit

Theresa May pledges to protect EU citizen rights but UK also insists it will have full jurisdiction over such rights. UK Prime Minister Theresa May promised EU citizens now living in Britain they could stay after Brexit, but set up a row with Brussels over the role of Europe’s top court. At a summit in […]

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Army units kill tens of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in several areas

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Army units kill tens of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in several areas

Provinces, SANA – Army units carried out  on Thursday military operations against dens and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Daraa al-Balad area and its surrounding and in al-Modawara village in al-Lajat area located in the countryside of Daraa and Sweida provinces. A military source told SANA that more than 12 terrorists were killed, others […]

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North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine – US officials

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North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine – US officials

North Korea has reportedly carried out another test of a space rocket engine, which could be used for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could potentially be capable of reaching the US mainland, American officials have told media outlets. The rocket test was allegedly conducted on Wednesday at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station, where similar […]

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Trains cancelled across north Germany as fierce storms kill one

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Trains cancelled across north Germany as fierce storms kill one

A tornado twisting through Hamburg on Thursday was just the most dramatic example of the storms that are breaking through the recent heatwave, leading to travel chaos in northern Germany. Gale-force winds, torrential rains and hail damaged rail tracks and power lines, forcing trains to be halted between Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, Kiel and Hanover, the […]

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Image caption A Canadian sniper team working in Afghanistan

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Image caption A Canadian sniper team working in Afghanistan

A sniper in the Canadian special forces shot and killed an Islamic State (IS) fighter from a distance of 2.1 miles (3,540m) in Iraq last month. Military sources told Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper that the gunman is a member of Joint Task Force 2, and made the shot from a high-rise building. It took […]

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Chef sentenced to life term for killing co-worker

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Chef sentenced to life term for killing co-worker

Defendant stabbed victim for speaking to former’s wife despite having warned him not to Image Credit: Istockphoto  Dubai: A chef has been jailed for life for premeditatedly killing his co-worker for speaking to the former’s wife over the phone although he had warned the victim not to do so. The 27-year-old Pakistani chef repeatedly stabbed […]

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64% of men admit to harassing women in Egypt’s streets: report

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64% of men admit to harassing women in Egypt’s streets: report

Promundo, a Brazilian organization that campaigns for gender equality, recently released a study examining sexual harassment and gender inequality from men’s point of view. By interviewing people in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Palestine, they tried to figure out the reasons why men like to cat-call and yell out insults at women passing by.In collaboration with […]

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