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Kenya’s Kenyatta urges peace ahead of poll as tensions rise

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:20
President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to maintain peace ahead of fresh presidential elections next week as at least one person was shot and wounded by police amid a rise in ethnic tensions in the capital.

Suspect in Munich stabbing sent to psychiatric hospital

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:20
Police say the suspect in a knife attack in Munich that left eight people lightly wounded has been sent to a psychiatric hospital.

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:20
The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism.

Typhoon brings heavy rain to western Japan, approaches Tokyo

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:20
A powerful typhoon is heading toward Japan’s main islands, already bringing heavy rain to western Japan and injuring at least five people.

Thousands in Berlin protest ‘hate and racism’ in parliament

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:50
Several thousand people have marched past Berlin’s Reichstag building to protest “hate and racism in parliament” as newly elected lawmakers from the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany party prepare to take their seats.

The Latest: Veteran Syrian opposition member detained

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:50
The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:18
The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread criticism.

Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on police

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:18
An Egyptian criminal court has confirmed death sentences for 11 men and handed down life sentences to 14 others over charges including attempted murder of policemen.

Head of World Health Organization withdraws appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:18
Head of World Health Organization withdraws appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador.

UK woman dies in Rhone boating accident in southern France

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:02
A French official says an English woman has died in a rare boating accident on the Rhone River in southern France and four other people have been injured.

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:30
Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence, said regional officials said Sunday.

The Latest: Italy’s 2 richest regions see votes as historic

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:14
The Latest on autonomy referendums in Italy’s two richest regions, Lombardy and Veneto (all times local):

The Latest: New opposition party struggles in Japan election

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:58
The Latest on Japan’s parliamentary election (all times local):

Rally in Malta for slain reporter unites political foes

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:58
A rally in Malta to honor an anti-corruption reporter killed by a car bomb is uniting many of the island nation’s squabbling politicians with one notable exception: Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, one of her chief targets.

Namibian diamond town opens gates to the public

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:42
A diamond-mining town in Namibia that previously restricted visitors has opened to the public in hopes of boosting tourism and diversifying its economy.

Exit polls project victory for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition in lower house election

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:42
Exit polls project victory for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition in lower house election.

US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:10
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is pressing Saudi Arabia and Iraq to form a united front to counter Iran’s growing assertiveness in the Middle East.

Indonesia seeks info from US after general denied entry

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:23
Indonesia’s government is seeking clarification from the U.S. after the Indonesian military chief was denied entry to the country.

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:52
A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it.

Buddhists protest to urge Myanmar not to repatriate Rohingya

WASHINGTON POST - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:36
Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists have protested to urge Myanmar’s government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

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