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January 15, 2019

High-end complex in Nairobi now secure after ‘suspected terror attack’: Officials

MarkRubens/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Kenyan authorities said that all buildings have been secured and that the "situation is under control" after gunfire and explosions erupted at a high-end hotel complex in Nairobi Tuesday afternoon. Authorities are calling it a "suspected terror attack." "The security teams have evacuated scores of Kenyans and other nationalities from the buildings. We are now in the final stages of mopping up the area and securing evidence and documenting the consequences of these ..
January 15, 2019

Crushing defeat for Theresa May as Brexit deal voted down by Parliament

LanceB/iStock(LONDON) -- The political future of the United Kingdom has once again been thrown into uncertainty after Parliament voted against accepting Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The lead-up to the vote saw the Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal criticized by politicians and pundits on all sides of the political spectrum. Some critics argued that May’s deal means that the United Kingdom (U.K.) will be too closely tied to the European Union (EU) for the indefinite future. Others suggest that the ..
January 15, 2019

Brexit: crushing defeat for Theresa May as deal voted down by Parliament to leave Britain’s future hanging in the balance

LanceB/iStock(LONDON) -- The political future of the United Kingdom has once again been thrown into uncertainty after Parliament voted against accepting Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The lead-up to the vote saw the Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal criticized by politicians and pundits on all sides of the political spectrum. Some critics argued that May’s deal means that the United Kingdom (U.K.) will be too closely tied to the European Union (EU) for the indefinite future. Others suggest that the ..
January 15, 2019

High-end complex in Nairobi under ‘attack,’ police say

MarkRubens/iStock(LONDON) -- Gunfire and an explosion have been reported at a high-end complex in Kenya's capital Tuesday afternoon in what authorities are calling an "attack incident." Video from the scene in Nairobi's affluent Westlands neighborhood showed vehicles ablaze and people being carried away. A popular, upscale hotel called the DusitD2 is located in the modern complex that police say was under attack. "We wish to confirm that there has been an attack incident along 14 Rive..