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  1. News - World - KENYA

    At least 15 killed in latest attack claimed by al-Shabab in Kenya

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Nairobi Deaths come a day after 49 lost their lives in assault on coastal town, while president blames violence not on militants, but domestic rivals 15 killed in new attack ... for twin attacks on to his domestic rivals. Militants killed residents and torched houses in a second night of attacks on Kenya's coast, a day after an assault on a town left 49 dead. Armed ...

  2. News - World - KENYA

    Muslim leaders say violent attacks in Kenya are ‘tearing country apart’

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... Sunday night's assault on Mpeketoni, near the coastal island and popular tourist resort of Lamu, was the worst attack on Kenyan soil since last September's siege of the Westgate ...

  3. News - World - KENYA

    Somali al-Shabab militants claim responsibility for Kenya attack that killed dozens

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:12pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... Islamist group was most likely to blame for Sunday night’s assault on the town of Mpeketoni, which lies on the Indian Ocean coastline that runs north from Kenya’s main port of Mombasa to the Somali border. Watch: Aftermath of attack in town on Kenyan coast Kenya’s interior minister referred to the attackers as “bandits” and there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assault ...

  4. News - World - KENYA

    Israel warned Kenyan officials of impending attack before mall incident

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 04:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi Ministers received intelligence on impending assault, but did not act to prevent it, sources say Israel warned Kenyan officials of risk of attack Kenya's government had been warned, including by Israel, of the high risk of an attack before Islamist gunmen's deadly assault on a Nairobi mall, security sources said yesterday. Cabinet ...

  5. News - World - KENYA

    Kenya says 30 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia air strike

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 01:48am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Nairobi More than 30 al-Shabab militants and commanders eliminated in assault following attack on Nairobi shopping mall last year Air strike kills Islamist rebelsin Somalia Kenya's military has killed more than 30 al-Shabab militants and commanders in Somalia, a spokesman said, in a major air strike across the border following the Islamists' attack on a Nairobi ...

  6. News - World - KENYA

    Al-Shabab say Kenya mall rubble hides 137 bodies

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Nairobi 137 bodies under rubble, militants say The militant group behind the takeover of Nairobi's Westgate mall claimed yesterday that government forces used chemical weapons in their assault on the building, then carried out "a demolition" to cover evidence and buried 137 hostages. In a series of Twitter posts from an account believed ...

  7. News - World - KENYA

    Smoke pours from Kenya mall as forces ‘close in’

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 10:32am by Reuters

    ... conference that the militants – all men, though some wore women’s clothing during the assault – had set a fire with mattresses in a supermarket on the mall’s lower floors. Two “terrorists” had been ... Survivors’ tales of the military-style assault by squads of attackers hurling grenades and spraying automatic fire have left little doubt the hostage-takers are willing to kill. Previous raids around ...

  8. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan girls win landmark rape case against police

    Posted May 31st 2013, 09:12am by Reuters in Nairobi

    ... there are strong laws against sexual assault.   ...

  9. News - World - KENYA

    Militants say they are ‘holding out’ in Kenya mall

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 11:03am by AFP, Reuters

    ... showed two militants, casually dressed and wearing ammunition belts. One held an assault rifle. Al-Shabab confirmed that the two men were part of the group that attacked Westgate. Kenyan Foreign ...

  10. News - World - KENYA

    Kenya's truth commission blames new president for violence

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... been subjected to killings, physical assault and sexual violence. The report recommended that parliament sets up a legal infrastructure to help victims of historical injustices obtain ...



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