North Korea conducts its sixth nuclear test Play

North Korea conducts its sixth nuclear test

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 was detected in a North Korean province. The artificial quake was caused by North Koreas sixth nuclear test. The hermit kingdom confirmed it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe contemned North Korea for continuing its nuclear program. The country has conducted five nuclear detonations in the past, two of them in 2016. The current blast was up to 6 times stronger than the last nuclear test. Sep 3, 2017
BRICS 2017

BRICS development banks agree on local currency lending

The use of local currencies will help promote mutually beneficial economic cooperation, mitigate currency risks, increase trade, and facilitate companies in accessing the BRICS markets, said Russian development bank Vnesheconombank. Sep 3, 2017
Kenyas Supreme Court invalidates election results Play

Kenyas Supreme Court invalidates election results

The Supreme Court court nullified the re-election of sitting Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta. The court cited irregularities in the elections, affecting the integrity of the results and have called for new elections within 60 days. Sep 1, 2017