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  • 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 mall attack: 3 assailants killed; death toll revised to 62

    Kenya mall attack: 3 assailants killed; death toll revised to 62
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenyan security forces killed three assailants from an Al Qaeda-linked Somalia militia after unleashing a major assault to end the standoff at a shopping mall here, defense officials said. With the crisis at the Westgate shopping...
  • Kenya mall attack: All hostages believed freed, officials say

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenyan officials said early Tuesday that the violent standoff at an upscale shopping mall was drawing to a close and that all hostages were believed to have been freed. "Our forces are combing the mall floor by floor looking for anyone...
  • Pregnant Hopkins grad among those killed in Kenyan mall massacre

    Pregnant Hopkins grad among those killed in Kenyan mall massacre
    A graduate of Johns Hopkins University's international studies school, eight months pregnant, was among dozens killed in the weekend massacre at a Kenyan shopping mall. Elif Yavuz, 33, who earned her graduate degree from the Paul H. Nitze School of...
  • Kenya mall attack: Questions build as investigators search the rubble

    Kenya mall attack: Questions build as investigators search the rubble
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Forensic experts were sifting through the rubble at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Wednesday, looking for clues to the identities of the militants who attacked the complex, as shocked Kenyans demanded to know how 10 to 15 gunmen held...
  • Kenyans demand answers after mall attack

    NAIROBI, Kenya — Forensic experts searched for clues amid the rubble at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Wednesday as many Kenyans demanded to know how 10 to 15 gunmen managed to hold off government security forces for more than three days. More...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • Kenya scrambles to limit economic fallout from massive airport fire

    NAIROBI, Kenya — Domestic flights resumed Wednesday evening at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport using the cargo terminal, as authorities struggled to contain the economic fallout from a devastating fire at the main international...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • Huge fire closes Nairobi's international airport

    A spectacular fire caused major damage Wednesday at the international airport in Nairobi, Kenya, one of the busiest in Africa, according to news reports and social media accounts. There were no reports of casualties, and the cause appeared to be...
  • Kenyans vote in first presidential election since 2007

     
    Kenya on Monday held its first presidential election since the 2007 vote which ushered in months of tribal violence that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced 600,000 from their homes....