The Kenyan Parliament passed an amendment on Wednesday to the country’s election laws, saying that if one candidate withdraws from a repeat presidential election, the other one would automatically win.
The government of French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed the outlines of a controversial anti-terrorism law that would end the state of emergency in France but incorporate several of the tough measures under the emergency into permanent law.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after terrorists beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.
New French President Emmanuel Macron will seek an extension of the country's state of emergency until November 1 and wants to strengthen the power of security forces with a new law, the presidency announced on Wednesday.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the upcoming elections would certainly be a source of honor and national dignity for the Islamic Establishment if the people attend the elections with “order, morality and observance of Islamic limits and law.”
Returning Tunisian terrorists will be immediately arrested and judged under law, the prime minister said, seeking to calm fears over the homecoming of some of the country's several thousand terrorists.