The chief justice threw out cases by three petitioners who sought to invalidate the results of the rerun, saying they were without merit. Opposition leader Raila Odinga dismissed the decision, saying it was made under coercion.
By Rael Ombuor
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks to the media in the early hours after preliminary coalition talks collapsed. (Getty)
A Japanese driver was killed in a collision with a 21-year-old Marine whose blood-alcohol level was reportedly three times the legal limit — the latest incident on an island where the American military presence was already controversial.
The scandal goes to the very heart of the punishing, clan-like sumo system, one that is already reeling from accusations of bullying and match-fixing and has been trying to revive waning public interest.
Britain lost a seat on the International Court of Justice on Monday for the first time since the tribunal started work in 1946, a setback seen by some diplomats and commentators as the result of waning international influence following its vote to leave the European Union.
The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked for authorization Monday to investigate reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by U.S. military and the CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces.