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US withdrawal from Syria ‘is a victory’ for Erdogan

The US withdrawal from Syria is “a diplomatic victory” for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a French daily said on Thursday. Le Monde, the daily,…

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Labour court halts govt’s 1.5pc housing levy after Cotu suit

The government’s plan to effect the deduction of a 1.5 percent housing levy, from all employees in the public and private sectors starting January, has…

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Anti-graft agency probes Sh10bn books scam

Top Ministry of Education officials are under investigation over irregularities in the procurement of textbooks worth Sh10 billion for public schools. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption…

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Top Turkish, US diplomats discuss Syria

Turkey’s foreign minister held a phone call Wednesday with his U.S. counterpart after Washington signaled that it would withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, said Turkish…

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US senators worried over Trump’s withdrawal from Syria

A group of U.S. senators sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressing grave concern over his decision to pull all U.S. troops…

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Turkish President Erdogan, Jordan’s king speak over phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday spoke to Jordan’s King Abdullah II over the phone, according to a presidential source. The two leaders exchanged…

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Erdogan marks 745th anniversary of Mevlana Rumi’s death

Turkey’s president Erdogan on Monday attended a ceremony marking the passing some 800 years ago of a legendary religious poet and mystic. Speaking at the…

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Public arrest that escalated to ‘mass shooting’

Police officers roughed up a man to the point of undressing him in public after he refused to be arrested attracting hundreds of residents of…

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Sore losers a threat to democracy, DP William Ruto says

Deputy President William Ruto has said that leaders fanning ethnic animosity after losing in elections were the biggest enemies of democracy. In a veiled attacked…

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Mike Sonko suspends matatu CBD ban in Nairobi

It’s over for now, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said of City Hall ban on matatus from accessing the city centre, which took effect on…