Sun, 19 Jan 2020

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the ...

Somalia Car Bomb Targets Turkish Contractors

MOGADISHU - A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali ...

Belgrade Protesters Demand Action As Smog Wave Covers Balkans

Protesters took to the streets of Belgrade to demand that the Serbian government enact measures to "protect the population" from ...

Erdogan Takes Sides in Libyan Conflict Ahead of Berlin Meeting

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doubling down on support for the U.N.-backed government in Libya ahead of ...

Libya ceasefire nigh? Putin to attend Libya peace conference

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in a peace conference on Libya in Germany on Sunday, as world powers ...

Africa Cup of Nations change a 'catastrophe' for Klopp

London - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged football's governing bodies to ease the burden on the sport's top players, ...

Six Somali Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabab Attacks

Six Somali government soldiers and 19 militants were killed when Islamist group al-Shabab attacked two bases before dawn Friday, according ...

Tooth decay in children - is it time to put the needle and drill away?

Nearly half of all British adults and just over one in five Australian adults fear the dentist. Research shows that ...

Lessons on how to effectively tackle insect invasions

Kenyan food production and grazing land is under threat from a huge desert locust invasion. The insects are currently in ...

INSIDE LABOUR: The year 2020 - Tumult lies ahead, but hope too

Welcome to 2020, the start not just of a new year, but of a new decade - and one that ...

Greece Warns it Will Block an EU Peace Deal for Libya

Greece will block any European Union peace deal for Libya, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday, unless a maritime deal ...

Libya's Haftar secretly flies to Greece ahead of Berlin summit

Tripoli [Libya], Jan 17 (ANI): Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar secretly flew to Athens on Thursday for talks as Greece ...

Turkey to soon start gas exploration in eastern Mediterranean

Ankara [Turkey], Jan 17 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced that his country will begin as soon ...

Committee Urges Swift Formation of South Sudan Unity Government

JUBA - A committee formed to help resolve disputes over the boundaries and number of South Sudan states has turned ...

Climate crisis affecting quality of life and fuelling discontent

UNDP Eritrea/Elizabeth Mwaniki | A solar mini-grid system in Eritrea powers two rural towns and surrounding villages.The UN economic experts ...

MTN appoints new South Sudan CEO, but Cameroon chief resigns

Gordian Kyomukama has been appointed new MTN South Sudan CEO, effective 21 January 2020, the group announced on Thursday.Kyomukama has ...

Man United planning to trigger extension on Bailly deal

Cape Town - Manchester United plan to trigger their two-year extension option in Eric Bailly's contract before the end of ...

Poverty, Overwhelmed School System Forcing Sudan's Children to Work

KHARTOUM - Millions of children in Sudan go to work each day instead of to school, in part because of ...

Why Ghana is struggling to get its language policy right in schools

More than 46 languages are spoken in Ghana. As with many other countries on the continent it is struggling to ...

How the UN's more nimble approach can contribute to peace and security

The United Nations' peace operations are changing. This is true of a range of operations, from special political missions and ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Kenya Star.

More Information
17
Partly Cloudy in Nairobi/Kenyatta

World

Section
Way paved for Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Thursday with preliminary proceedings, including House lawmakers who ...

Trump Sends Fiery Response to Senate Over Impeachment Summons

President Donald Trump's legal team is sending the Senate a fiery response to its impeachment summons, outlining the defenses it ...

Dozens killed in missile attack on military base in Yemen: Reports

Sanaa [Yemen], Jan 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The Yemeni Houthis pounded a military training base in the Yemeni city of Marib on ...

Putin Says He Rejects Soviet-Style Leaders For Life

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he would not like to see his country return to the Soviet practice of ...

Iran agrees to send black boxes of shot down plane to Ukraine

Iran will send the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military shot down earlier this month to ...

Those who are opposing CAA are anti-Dalits, says Amit Shah

Hubli (Karnataka) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that those who are opposing the ...

Movie Review

The Scarlet Empress
Scarlet Empress

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More