Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has once again blamed Russia for losing the 2016 US presidential vote to her Republican rival Donald Trump, saying Russian President Vladimir Putin helped Trump’s team win because of a “personal vendetta” against her.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday his coalition would not participate in the rerun of a presidential election proposed for October 17 unless it is given “legal and constitutional” guarantees.
Angela Merkel appeared to be powering ahead Monday to a fourth term as chancellor of Germany, after her rival Martin Schulz failed to halt her advance in a crucial televised debate three weeks before elections.
Vowing to “shove her off the throne”, Leif-Erik Holm of the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is mounting a robust challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel in her constituency as she seeks reelection on Sept. 24.
In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support.
Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.
Kenyan police have shot dead two demonstrators in the capital Nairobi as violence erupted after an opposition leader claimed massive fraud in the general elections that saw the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.