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Protests over election fraud claim turn deadly in Kenya

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

NAIROBI (Al Jazeera): At least five people have been killed in post-election violence in Kenya after opposition leader Raila Odinga claimed “massive” fraud in Tuesday’s vote. Two people were shot dead in the capital Nairobi on Wednesday, said the city’s police chief Japheth Koome, claiming they took advantage of the protests to steal. At least one more […]

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Qatar offers visa free entry to 80 nationalities

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2017

DOHA (AFP): Qatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, announced on Wednesday a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism. “The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region,” tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a press conference in Doha. Interior ministry official Mohamed […]

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200,000 protesters bring Mumbai to halt

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP): An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India s financial capital Mumbai to a halt Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for government jobs and colleges amid unemployment and reduced farm incomes. Many businesses in the southern part of Mumbai were closed and traffic was diverted as the protesters, largely from rural areas of western Maharashtra […]

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