The terrors of Kenya’s school arson epidemic

Fire officers tackle one of the many arson attacks on Kenyan schools last yearA school dormitory in western Kenya burned down a few weeks ago and several students were arrested on suspicion of arson - just the latest instance of a devastating criminal pattern that has dominated the country's education system for more than 30

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NKorea fires 2 missiles toward sea as US redeploys carrier

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched two ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters on Thursday, as the United States redeployed one of its aircraft carriers near the Korean Peninsula in response to the North’s recent launch of a powerful missile over Japan.South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement the launches

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North Korea launches another missile toward South Korean waters

A view of a TV screen on Oct. 4 in which a North Korean missile is being fired. Kim Jae-Hwan/SOPA Images via Getty Images North Korea launched another ballistic missile towards its eastern waters, South Korean officials said Thursday.South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the weapon had been launched Thursday morning, but did not provide specific

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UN Security Council splits, again, over North Korea missiles

Debate over how to handle a North Korean ballistic missile launch over Japanese territory split an already deeply fractured U.N. Security Council on Wednesday, with Russia and China insisting that U.S.-led military exercises in the region had provoked North Korea into acting.Wednesday’s session ended with no agreement on next steps, despite warnings from the U.S.

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North Korea Test-Fires Missile After Criticizing US Carrier Move

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles toward waters off its east coast Thursday, adding to one of its biggest barrage of tests under leader Kim Jong Un that included its first launch of a rocket over Japan in five years.Most Read from BloombergMusk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Bid, Aiming to Avoid

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Seoul: North Korea fires another missile toward sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched a ballistic missile Thursday toward its eastern waters, South Korea’s military said.The launch was the North’s sixth round of weapons firings in less than two weeks, which has prompted condemnation from the United States and other countries.South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch was made

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USS Ronald Reagan Heads Back to Korean Coast After Latest North Korean Missile Test

The USS Ronald Reagan nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is returning to waters off the coast of South Korea in the latest show of strength after North Korea's most provocative missile test in years.A Navy spokesperson confirmed Wednesday the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is now in the Sea of Japan, which is off the Korean peninsula's

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Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized weeks before election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was hospitalized Wednesday after feeling unwell during the Jewish fasting day of Yom Kippur.Israel's public broadcaster Kan said Netanyahu, 72, was taken to Jerusalem's Shaarei Tzedek hospital after feeling chest pains while attending synagogue services. Local media quoted the hospital as saying he underwent a series

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American Citizen Baquer Namazi Leaves Iran After 6-Year Imprisonment, but His Son Is Still Detained

Baquer NamaziAFP/Getty Baquer NamaziAmerican Baquer Namazi has been released from Iran after a more than six-year detention, heading to the United Arab Emirates to receive surgery on a blocked artery.According to the U.S. State Department, Namazi is an 85-year-old American citizen and a retired UNICEF official "who was unjustly detained in Iran and who, since his

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Senators call for stronger rules on off-the-books suspension

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic senators urged the Education Department on Wednesday to strengthen regulations against quietly excluding kids from class because of behaviors related to a disability — a practice known as informal removal.Since the pandemic began, parents of kids with disabilities say the practice is on the rise, denying their kids the legal

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