| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Sporadic gunfire and explosions continued at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall early Tuesday, with local media reporting that security forces were still fighting "one or two" gunmen inside.
Earlier, the Interior Ministry had tweeted...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:33 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Islamic militants who staged a deadly attack on a Kenya mall said Tuesday hostages are still alive and fighters are "still holding their ground," as Nairobi's city morgue braced for the arrival of a large number of bodies of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:04 AM
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Militants purporting to represent the terrorists who took over a Nairobi shopping mall claimed Tuesday that gunmen and their hostages were still alive, challenging Kenyan government accounts that the operation was all but over....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:43 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Driving the back roads that hug the periphery of Maryland's shoreline, there is no singular characteristic that defines the homes. The ones that date back to summer-only retreats are usually one-story clapboard structures with the give-away air...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Opening on July 18, the Durban Intl. Film Festival now ranks as one of the longest running, biggest and fastest growing of major African film events and a burgeoning platform for business in South Africa and beyond.
And if Durban's 34th edition says...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:20 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:13 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:24 AM
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....
| May 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Kenyan police say Nairobi blast that injured more than 30 people was a bomb attack: Kenyan police said Tuesday a blast that injured more than 30 people in a Nairobi shopping center the day before was caused by a homemade bomb, following reports that a...