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Kenya vows no Somalia pullout after Shebab attack


Kenya has vowed not to bow to Shebab threats of more attacks if troops are not pulled out of Somalia, following a devastating mall attack in Nairobi by the Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents.

Part of Nairobi mall roof collapses in siege: Fireman

Part of the rooftop parking in Nairobi’s Westgate mall collapsed on Tuesday, a fireman and security sources said, a day after a fierce fire during the ongoing siege by Al-Qaeda linked fighters.

Explosions, gunfire as Kenya launches assault to end mall bloodbath

Kenyan security forces were locked in a fierce, final battle with Somali Islamist gunmen inside an upmarket Nairobi shopping mall on Monday as huge explosions and a barrage of heavy gunfire echoed out of the complex.

Israeli forces join Kenya battle to end deadly mall siege

Kenyan troops backed by Israeli forces battled Sunday to end a siege in an upmarket shopping mall and free hostages held by Somali militants in an attack that has so far killed 59 people.

At least six killed in Nairobi mall gun attack


Masked gunmen stormed an upmarket mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi Saturday and sprayed gunfire on shoppers and staff, killing at least 6, AFP reporters and witnesses said.

International flights resume at Nairobi after fire

International flights landed at Nairobi airport Thursday, the first since a fire a day earlier gutted the arrivals terminal causing widespread chaos and delays, airport officials said.

Chaos as huge fire guts Nairobi airport


A devastating fire shut down Nairobi’s international airport Wednesday in a “major crisis” that forced scores of flights at east Africa’s biggest transport hub to be cancelled or diverted.

Defeated Kenyan PM files suit challenging election results

Kenya’s outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who was narrowly defeated in presidential polls by Uhuru Kenyatta, on Saturday filed a petition challenging the election result, an AFP photographer said.

Uhuru Kenyatta elected Kenyan President


Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s presidential election despite facing an international crimes against humanity trial, provisional results showed today, as his main rival refused to concede, raising tensions following the key poll.

Three killed in blast at Kenyan capital mosque


Three people were killed and eight wounded in a blast outside a mosque in the Kenyan capital, the Kenyan Red Cross and police said today.

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