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Nairobi (Kenya)

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  • I missed my connection and had to pay extra

    I missed my connection and had to pay extra
    Sue Broxholm's connecting flight back home is delayed, and her airline eventually asks her to pay an extra $462 to continue her journey. Is that right? And if not, should it give her a refund? Q: A few months ago I purchased tickets to Lilongwe, Malawi,...
  • Possible terrorists kill shoppers, reportedly take hostages in Nairobi

    Possible terrorists kill shoppers, reportedly take hostages in Nairobi
    Gunmen opened fire Saturday at an elite shopping mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, killing shoppers and reportedly taking others hostage. Kenyan police called the shootings a terrorist attack, with witnesses reporting that the gunmen targeted non-...
  • Upscale Kenyan mall becomes terrifying battle zone in deadly attack

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Cafes were humming with a weekend lunch crowd. Visitors were anticipating a competition for child chefs. Suddenly, Nairobi's Westgate Mall erupted in gunfire and explosions, sending people scurrying for safety,...
  • 'Major engagement' reported with militants at Kenya shopping mall

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya’s security forces were reported to be closing in on Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen holding hostages in an upscale shopping mall late Sunday, as a major explosion rocked the building around nightfall. Earlier Sunday, Israeli...
  • Many hostages said to be rescued in Kenya shopping mall attack

    Many hostages said to be rescued in Kenya shopping mall attack
    NAIROBI -- Kenyan security forces have rescued most of the hostages held by militants in a Nairobi shopping mall after a terror attack, a military official said late Sunday. The Kenyan military spokesman said on Twitter that by 11 p.m., "Most of the...
  • Kenya mall attack: Al Shabab claims responsibility; up to 30 killed

    Kenya mall attack: Al Shabab claims responsibility; up to 30 killed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group Al Shabab claimed responsibility on Twitter on Saturday for an attack on a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall that killed at least 11 people and as many as 30, according to conflicting...
  • San Diego woman among those wounded in Kenya attack

    San Diego woman among those wounded in Kenya attack
    A 26-year-old woman from San Diego was among those wounded in the terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Elaine Dang, a graduate of Torrey Pines High School and UC Berkeley, was with co-workers when gunfire broke out at the Westgate...
  • Nairobi mall shooting leaves at least 11 dead amid conflicting reports

    Nairobi mall shooting leaves at least 11 dead amid conflicting reports
    JOHANNESBURG -- At least 11 people were killed Saturday after masked gunmen attacked an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. The gunmen reportedly took others hostage in what police described as a terrorist attack, with witnesses...
  • Kenya shopping mall massacre: Gunfire erupts again at dawn Monday

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Heavy gunfire broke out again at dawn Monday at the Nairobi shopping mall where an attack by Somali militants Saturday killed at least 68 people. The Kenyan military said late Sunday that it had rescued most of the hostages inside...
  • Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among victims of Nairobi mall attack

    Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among victims of Nairobi mall attack
    Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor, one of Africa's most distinguished literary figures, was among the scores of people killed by Al Qaeda-aligned terrorists who attacked a busy shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend. Awoonor, 78, was killed Saturday...
  • Israel reportedly helping Kenya in shopping mall siege

    Israel reportedly helping Kenya in shopping mall siege
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Israeli advisors were reported to be helping Kenya's government try to free hostages held by terrorist gunmen in an upscale shopping mall, after an attack that killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, but President Uhuru Kenyatta...