Inaugurations

December 07, 2017 - 4:06 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's opposition leader is rejecting U.S. advice to cancel a planned mock inauguration of him as president, saying he doesn't recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Raila Odinga alleged Thursday that dozens of Kenyans have been killed by the security forces...
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December 04, 2017 - 6:14 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's main opposition group says police have detained one of its advisers ahead of a planned protest ceremony to stage a mock inauguration of Raila Odinga as president. Odinga's National Super Alliance said in a statement that the detained man, economist David Ndii, was...
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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Court documents show Flynn, an early and vocal supporter on the campaign trail of President Donald Trump whose business dealings and foreign interactions made him a central focus of Mueller's investigation, will admit to lying about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the transition period before Trump's inauguration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 01, 2017 - 11:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn, the retired general who vigorously campaigned at Donald Trump's side and then served as his first national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about reaching out to the Russians on Trump's behalf and said members of the president's inner...
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FILE - This is a Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 file photo of US President Donald Trump as he shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted on Thursday Nov. 30, 2017 th that she is not afraid to criticize a key ally, saying U.S. President Donald Trump's retweets of a "hateful" far-right group were "the wrong thing to do." But May's government dug in its heels over mounting calls to cancel Trump's planned state visit to the U.K. Trump's retweeting of anti-Muslim videos from far-right fringe group Britain First has been widely condemned in Britain. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 30, 2017 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — A few days after his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside British Prime Minister Theresa May in the White House and proclaimed the strength of the "most special relationship" between their two countries. Ten months later, that relationship looks decidedly strained...
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Supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta engage in rock-throwing clashes with police during his inauguration ceremony after trying to storm through gates to get in and being tear-gassed, at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is being sworn in on Tuesday, ending a months-long election drama that saw the first vote nullified by the country's top court and the second boycotted by the opposition. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 28, 2017 - 12:05 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country is opening an embassy in Rwanda as part of its warming relations with African countries. Netanyahu made the announcement...
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Supporters in the stand attend the presidential inauguration at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is being sworn in on Tuesday, ending a months-long election drama that saw the first vote nullified by the country's top court and the second boycotted by the opposition. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 28, 2017 - 9:47 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point." But violence continued, with at least one person killed as police...
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Traffic flows past a billboard with a portrait of Emmerson Mnangagwa the new Zimbabwean President in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Nov.27, 2017. Zimbabwe's security forces said in a joint statement Monday that the "situation in our country had returned to normalcy", after a crisis during which the military staged a takeover and crowds demonstrated against Mugabe at the end of his 37 year rule.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's security forces on Monday reported incidents of looting and illegal occupation of farms and houses following the resignation last week of former President Robert Mugabe and the inauguration of his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa. However, the military and police...
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Zimbabwe army spokesperson Colonel Overson Mugwisi, left, addresses a press conference with police spokesperson senior assistant Charity Charamba, at the Police General Headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. The security forces said that they are reports of looting and illegal occupation of farms and houses following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe and the inauguration of his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on developments with Zimbabwe's new government (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Zimbabwe's former finance minister and a leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party's youth league have been denied bail in cases that have raised concerns about the military's actions during its...
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Fidelis Mukonori, a Catholic priest who mediated talks with Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe, prays inside the sacristy after mass in Chishawasha, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Mugabe knew it was "the end of the road" days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his resignation letter after 37 years in power, a Catholic priest who mediated talks leading to his ouster said Sunday. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
November 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
CHISHAWASHA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe knew it was "the end of the road" days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his resignation letter after 37 years in power, a Catholic priest who mediated talks leading to his ouster said Sunday. Fidelis Mukonori...
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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, gestures to the cheering crowd as he leaves after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 24, 2017 - 1:13 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration. Mnangagwa, blamed...
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