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  • Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four people were killed and a Christian church was burned in riots in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Friday that followed the killing of a Muslim cleric the previous night. The Kenya Red Cross Society said seven other people...
  • Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia

    Divers find suspected human remains from capsized Costa Concordia
    Divers searching for the bodies of the last two people missing from the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have found what are believed to be human remains, Italian officials said Thursday. DNA tests will be conducted to determine whether they are the...
  • Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?

    Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?
    Shabab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Somali militant group claiming responsibility for a deadly assault Saturday on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall, has been implicated in a string of attacks in Kenya in recent years. The group has been issuing threats...
  • Four gunmen named in attack on mall in Kenya

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan security officials Saturday named four of the terrorists who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall two weeks ago and released CCTV footage of four gunmen walking calmly through the mall, talking on cellphones and carrying...
  • U.S. targets Al Qaeda, Shabab leaders in Libya, Somalia

    WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa. In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
  • Target of U.S. raid in Somalia said to have planned string of attacks

    WASHINGTON – The target of the failed U.S. Navy SEAL raid in Somalia is a Kenyan militant who has planned a string of foiled terrorist attacks in East Africa and is linked to two of the region’s most notorious Al Qaeda operatives, according to...
  • 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...
  • Kenya scrambles to limit economic fallout from massive airport fire

    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...
  • Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum
    WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
  • Pictures in the News | August 7, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in a Southern California courtroom, where deputies escort Nathan Louis Campbell for his arraignment on charges of driving into crowds on the Venice boardwalk, killing a visitor and injuring 16 others. The Los...
  • Annan urges African leaders to stand by International Criminal Court

    Annan urges African leaders to stand by International Criminal Court
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African leaders meet in Ethiopia on Friday to discuss calls to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, even as former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan of Ghana urged them to stand by the court. Amid sharp criticism...
  • Who do you believe?

    SOUTH BEND — It was an unusual start to a trial. The two men charged with rape didn’t show up. Of course, they legally have a right to face their accuser, but not an obligation. The attorney for one of the men, Len Zappia, asked that the...