BBC News Eileen MaCcue.
In a dramatic scene in the US city of Charlottesville, Virginia, one of the organizers of Saturday’s far-right rally, Jason Kessler was heckled, booed and forced away from the microphone as he tried to give a news conference. One woman died on Saturday when a man drove a car at high speed as anti-racists protesters demonstrating against the rally. Mr. Kessler blamed police for not preventing the violence, he did condemn the violence, but he said the organizers had the right to hold the rally. The White House has defended President Trump’s reaction to the attack, saying his condemnation had been overall extremists, including White Supremacists. Mr. Trump has been criticized for not singling out any group.
Kenya’s defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga has given a defiant response to international calls for him to respect results over last week’s disputed presidential election. Mr. Odinga urged his supporters to boycott work on Monday.
Israel has approved emergency measures to end a month long partial strike by scientists at a top secret nuclear research center. The cabinet has now allowed a court to order them to resume duties, saying Israel’s vital interests are in stake.
The Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo says there is no “imminent” threat of North Korean nuclear attack on the United States. Mr. Pompeo said US Intelligence had a pretty good idea of what’s going on in Pyongyang. He said it wouldn’t be surprised if it carried out other missile test.
46 people are now known to have died in a landslide in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, a landslide overwhelmed 2 buses, sweeping one of them into a gorge.
And a pioneering feminist Sudanese Member of Parliament Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim has died in London after a long illness. She was 85. Mrs. Ibrahim is thought to have been the first woman MP in Africa when she was elected in 1965.