Use of the country’s lese-majeste law has surged under the royalist junta that took power in 2014, with more than 100 people charged since the coup.
As of 0300 GMT, the election commission website put Kenyatta ahead by 55.1% of votes counted to 44% for Odinga, more than 80% of polling stations reported.
In a declaration in Lima, countries including Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia condemned the “breakdown of democratic order” in Venezuela.
Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of Sichuan in China’s southwest.
Zuma survived a close parliamentary no-confidence vote that would have forced him from office, provoking passionate support and opposition across the country.
Official outlets, including a social media account run out of Suu Kyi’s office, published running denials during the Rohinga conflict.
The sharp increase in tensions rattled financial markets and prompted warnings from US officials not to engage in slanging matches with North Korea.
The clashes followed an attack by BDK members on Kinshasa’s main prison and demonstrations by other members against Congo’s president.
The so-called “exit bill” is one of the first issues on the Brexit negotiating agenda, and also one of the most contentious.
Zuma’s critics have been calling for a secret ballot in the hope it will embolden lawmakers from his African National Congress party to support his removal.
Millions of people head to the polls in Kenya on Tuesday as families stockpile food and water and police prepare emergency first aid kits, fearing the election could descend into violence.
A meeting between China and Vietnam foreign ministers was cancelled during a regional gathering amid growing tension between the two countries over the South China Sea.
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing as prosecutors pushed a 12-year jail term for charges including embezzlement, perjury, and bribing the ousted President Park Geun-hye.
Fifteen people were still missing and the search had been hampered by damage to roads from floods and landslides, the disaster agency said in a report.
Gunmen killed 11 people and wounded 18 in a Nigerian church on Sunday in an attack motivated by a feud between members of the local community, officials said.
Fighting is ongoing but as many as 50 people – children, women and elderly men, most of them members of Shi’ite Hazara community – may have been killed.
A UN report in February said security forces instigated a campaign that “very likely” amounted to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing.
The EU budget commissioner said the UK will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes until at least 2020, even after it leaves in 2019.
Foreign ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) ended an impasse over how to resolve South China Sea disputes, calling for militarisation and island-building to be avoided.
Carla del Ponte, who prosecuted war crimes in Rwanda and Yugoslavia, said there is no political will to prosecute crimes in Syria.
Trump vented his frustrations about the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, echoing Obama’s qualms about sending more troops into a conflict described as “an eroding stalemate”.
The capture of a Pakistani teenager who travelled 2,000 km across two countries to commit a suicide attack gives police a rare glimpse into a militant network suspected of a surge in sectarian violence.
Many in Peru have cell phones and drive cars, but the prevalence of an outdated rural lifestyle offers fertile soil for machismo culture to take root.
The US-drafted resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood.
Now in his third term, Kagame has won praise for presiding over a peaceful and rapid economic recovery in Rwanda since the 1994 genocide.
Rouhani has intensified efforts to protect the deal – the biggest achievement of his first term – against Washington’s return to an aggressive Iran policy.
What’s in store for Russia in the long term, and is a peaceful transition possible when Vladimir Putin’s gig is up?
The two deals have regional lawmakers questioning their cost and accusing Yangon’s chief minister Phyo Min Thein of cronyism and a lack of accountability.
Eduardo Guevara, an official with national emergency services, said that some survivors were gravely injured and the final death toll could still rise.
In addition, Zhang took gifts, including money, abused his power and had “abnormal sexual relations with others,” an anti-graft watchdog’s statement said.
FDP chief Christian Lindner said it might be necessary to “encapsulate” the Crimea issue to maintain good ties between Russia, Germany and the EU.
The Sunday Telegraph report stated that British officials were likely to offer to pay ten billion euros a year for three years after leaving the EU in March 2019.
Foreign ministers of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil urged Maduro to release prisoners and immediately start a political transition.
ISIS is losing ground fast in Syria to separate campaigns waged by the Russian-backed Syrian government on the one hand, and to US-backed Kurdish forces and their allies on the other.
Amidst the social upheaval in Venezuela, 1,420 Venezuelans have sought asylum in Mexico in the first six months in 2017, a nearly four-fold jump from 2016.
Speaking to the UN Security Council, China’s UN ambassador Liu Jieyi also urged North Korea to “cease taking actions that might further escalate tensions.”
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Rio de Janeiro’s Valongo Port was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July.
The Lebanese army will attack ISIS from the Lebanese side of the border while Hezbollah and the Syrian army will simultaneously attack it from the Syrian side.
Germany says Vietnamese businessman Trinh Xuan Thanh was seized in Germany and spirited to Vietnam where he is suspected of corruption and causing losses at a Vietnamese state firm.