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  • 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...
  • Kenya mall attack claimed life of poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor

    Kenya mall attack claimed life of poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor
    Kofi Awoonor, poet and diplomat from Ghana, was slain during the Kenya mall attack. The seige of the Nairobi mall by an Al Qaeda-linked Somalia militia began on Sept. 20 and is currently ongoing. A total of 62 people have been killed, including three...
  • Kenyan president declares victory, says mall siege over

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday spelled out the grim toll of an attack on a Nairobi shopping mall -- 67 dead, including six soldiers -- and declared an end to the hostage siege that terrified and shocked the...
  • 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...
  • The threat of radical Islam

     The threat of radical Islam
    Nothing shows the true intent of our enemies more than the horrific attacks against a Christian house of worship in Pakistan and against shoppers at a mall in Kenya ("Smoke pours from Kenya mall as forces 'close in,'" Sept. 23). Rather than resorting to...
  • 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...
  • At Kenya's request, Interpol issues alert for British 'White Widow'

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At the request of Kenyan authorities, the international police agency Interpol on Thursday issued a "red notice" for the arrest of Samantha Lewthwaite, a British national who has been dubbed the "White Widow." The request...
  • 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...
  • British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children. She told them she was a tourist...
  • In Mexico's north, second mass shooting in a week leaves four dead

    MEXICO CITY — Four men were killed and five people seriously injured early Thursday at a bar outside the northern city of Monterrey when assailants burst in and opened fire on patrons, officials with the state government of Nuevo Leon said. The...