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Kenya's Electoral Commission Dismisses 'Hacking'

Kenya's electoral commission has dismissed opposition claims that its computers were hacked to manipulate Tuesday's presidential election results. We hear from opposition leader, Raila Odinga who has rejected provisional results that put Kenya's current president Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.

Also on the programme: Pleas to re-open Yemen's main airport; War of words continues between US and North Korea

(Photo: Officers of Kenya's electoral commission inspect ballot boxes in Nairobi. Credit: Epa/Kabir Dhanji)

US Sends "Strong Message" to North Korea

The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Trump's comments that North Korean threats would be met with "fire and fury" are a "strong message" to Pyongyang - which says it is considering a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam.

Also in the programme: Kenya's presidential challenger Raila Odinga has rejected as fake election results that hand victory to the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, and the contamination scandal that has led to millions of eggs being recalled from supermarkets in Europe.

Photo: A US bomber takes off from the Andersen Air Base on Guam. Credit: Getty Images.

Zuma Survives No-confidence Vote

South African President Jacob Zuma narrowly survives the latest vote of no-confidence, despite it being held as a secret ballot. Also in the programme: can Kenya avoid violence in the aftermath of the elections? And has North Korea successfully miniaturised nuclear warheads?

(Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Kenyans Vote in General Election

People are voting in Kenya's general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence. President Uhuru Kenyatta called for unity, saying he would accept the result, and urged his rivals to do the same.

Also in the programme; 'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord and; the summer blockbuster that's broken China's all-time box-office records.

(Picture: An elderly Maasai lady votes at a polling station in Saikeri, Kajiado West County. Credit: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Secret Ballot for Zuma's No-confidence Vote

South African MPs will vote in secret on a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma, but will enough ANC politicians vote to remove him from office? Also in the programme: Iran signs deal with Renault; and how could a nuclear war start on the Korean peninsula?

(Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea Condemns Latest Sanctions

Chinese and North Korean foreign ministers meet at an Asia-Pacific summit in Manila, where the US Secretary of State is seeking support for greater isolation of North Korea.

Also in the programme: government troops in South Sudan take control of rebel HQ, and the Russian athletes competing as "authorised neutrals" at the World Championships in London.

Photo: North Korea launches an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile in August 2017; Credit: KCNA via AFP