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'Fault' caused Kenyan airport fire

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 17:23
related countries: United States United States

The fire that swept through Kenya's main international airport was caused by an electrical fault, not a terrorist attack, US investigators confirm.
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Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 16:10

Kenya requests that President Kenyatta be allowed to appear at the ICC via video link, a sign he is increasingly unlikely to attend his Hague trial.
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Kenya seizes ivory bound for Turkey

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Mombasa

Kenyan customs officers in Mombasa seize about four tonnes of ivory, worth $1.4m, hidden inside sacks of sesame seeds ready to be shipped to Turkey.
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Kenya mobile phone chiefs questioned

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 15:55

Kenyan police question the bosses of four leading mobile phone companies over their firms' registration of activated mobile phone lines.
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The tech modernising Kenya's matatus

Monday, October 7th 2013, 23:05
related places: Nairobi

How tech is modernising Nairobi's ramshackle buses
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VIDEO: Kenya: Westgate suspects named

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 19:21
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's military has named four terrorists who are believed to have been part of a group that carried out an attack on a shopping mall which left at least 67 dead in Nairobi last month.
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Kenya mall attack suspects named

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 17:26
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's military names four men shown in new CCTV footage who it says were killed as they took part in the Nairobi mall attack last month.
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VIDEO: How the Samaritans came to Kenya

Friday, October 4th 2013, 17:00

John Hurst plans to create Samaritans offices in the 21 countries that donated Spitfire planes to the Allies in 1940.
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Kenya cleric killing sparks protests

Friday, October 4th 2013, 16:10
related places: Mombasa

Four people are killed in Kenya's port city of Mombasa during clashes between police and those angered at the killing of a Muslim cleric, the Red Cross says.
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'I played dead to survive Kenya attack'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 13:34

The story of one mother's dramatic escape from the Westgate siege
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Afghanistan reach first World Cup

Friday, October 4th 2013, 12:10

Afghanistan qualify for the World Cup for the first time by beating Kenya by seven wickets in the World Cricket League.
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VIDEO: Kenya siege mother on 'playing dead'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 10:21
related places: Nairobi

A mother and daughter, Faith and Sy Wambua, who were caught up in the events of a siege in Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre, have been describing how they survived their terrifying ordeal.
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Kenyan Muslim cleric shot dead

Friday, October 4th 2013, 9:26
related places: Mombasa

A Muslim cleric is shot dead in Kenya's port of Mombasa, amid high tensions between the Muslim community and the security forces.
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VIDEO: Kenyan Indian mourns family after mall attack

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 23:12
related countries: India India
related places: Nairobi

BBC Hindi's Nitin Srivastava speaks to a Kenyan Indian who lost his wife and grandson when al-Shabab militants attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall on 21 September.
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ICC orders Kenyan journalist arrest

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 15:09

The ICC issues an arrest warrant for a Kenyan journalist accused of witness tampering in The Hague trial of the country's Deputy President William Ruto.
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DNA tests for Kenya mall relatives

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 13:52

Relatives of people missing after the attack on a Kenyan mall come forward for DNA testing after body parts were discovered.
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Kenya holds inter-faith mall prayers

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 15:26

Kenya's top Christian, Hindu and Muslim clerics lead a multi-faith prayer service for the 67 victims of the Westgate mall attack.
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Kenya MPs to call for camps to close

Monday, September 30th 2013, 18:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Kenyan parliamentary committee is to call for camps for Somali refugees to close in the wake of the Westgate mall attack, a top MP tells the BBC.
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Kenya Westgate missing tally drops

Monday, September 30th 2013, 13:40

The number of people unaccounted for after the Westgate shopping centre attack has gone down to 39 from 61, the Kenyan Red Cross says.
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Somalia and Kenya: Blood brothers

Monday, September 30th 2013, 9:14

Why Somalia and Kenya can never escape each other
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Kenya to probe Westgate intelligence

Monday, September 30th 2013, 8:39

Kenyan MPs start an investigation into alleged intelligence failings over the deadly Westgate shopping centre attack.
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VIDEO: Meet al-Shabab's Kenyan 'recruiter'

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 21:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The BBC's Panorama programme has spent two weeks tracking al-Shabab's recruitment network from Kenya to Somalia.
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Kenya evades mall warning questions

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 15:39

The Kenyan interior minister refuses to answer questions about possible intelligence failings over the Westgate attack, saying the issue is confidential.
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Kipsang breaks marathon world record

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 9:50
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang breaks the marathon world record by 15 seconds as he claims the Berlin title on Sunday.
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Meet al-Shabab's Kenyan 'recruiter'

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 23:25
related countries: Somalia Somalia

How young recruits are taken to fight in Somalia
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Sixth Briton dead in Kenya attack

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 20:58
related places: Nairobi

A sixth Briton is confirmed dead following the siege at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the Foreign Office says.
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Kenya cabinet was 'warned of attack'

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 16:26

Kenyan ministers were warned by security officials of an al-Shabab attack before the storming of the Westgate shopping centre, local media say.
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VIDEO: Life behind the camera in Kenya mall siege

Friday, September 27th 2013, 23:29
related places: Nairobi

When an event like the siege in the Westgate shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi takes place, media from all over the world flock to cover it.
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VIDEO: Kenya rescuer on mall experience

Friday, September 27th 2013, 16:40
related places: Nairobi

Abdul Haji has told the BBC how he engaged some of the Nairobi mall attackers in combat after receiving a text from his brother who was trapped inside.
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Militants 'hired Kenyan mall shop'

Friday, September 27th 2013, 16:00

The militants who attacked the Kenyan mall hired a shop there before the siege to store weapons, a BBC investigation uncovers.
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Kenyan MPs to quiz security chiefs

Friday, September 27th 2013, 14:35

Kenya's security chiefs are summoned to appear before parliament over the Westgate mall siege, in which at least 67 people died.
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VIDEO: Kenyans patrol their own streets

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 23:50

A Kenyan-designed project has increased community safety by inviting local citizens to patrol their neighbourhoods.
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Kenya seeks UK 'white widow' arrest

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 16:14

Kenya seeks the arrest of Briton Samantha Lewthwaite - suspected al-Shabab member - as it reels from the siege at a Nairobi shopping centre.
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Nairobi mall searched for bodies

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 14:26

Investigators search Kenya's Westgate shopping complex amid uncertainty over how many bodies will be found following the four-day siege.
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Foreign experts join Kenya clue hunt

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 8:56
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Nairobi

Foreign forensic experts join Kenya's investigation into a deadly siege by Islamist militants in Nairobi, as new dramatic footage emerges.
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Hell Mall: Kenyan president’s challenge

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 17:09

Confusion and questions after Kenyatta's speech
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Kenya mourns mall attack victims

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 13:37
related places: Nairobi

Kenya mourns the victims of the militant attack at a Nairobi shopping centre as dramatic footage of a family being rescued emerges.
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Kenyan president declares siege over

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 21:00
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's President Kenyatta announces three days of mourning after the end of a bloody assault by Islamist militants on a Nairobi shopping centre.
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'No women involved' in Kenya attack

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 19:49
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Islamist group al-Shabab denies women were involved in the Nairobi shopping mall attack, amid speculation a British woman was among the militants.
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UK woman 'among Kenya attackers'

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British woman and "two or three" Americans are thought to be among the militants who attacked a Kenyan shopping centre, the country's foreign minister says.
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Kenyan forces comb Westgate site

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 14:55
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan security forces are securing the Nairobi shopping centre stormed by suspected al-Shabab militants on Saturday, as sporadic gunfire is reported.
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US-Somalis condemn Nairobi attack

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 13:42
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Nairobi, Minnesota

US-Somalis in Minnesota decry the Nairobi mall attack amid claims one or two of the suspected al-Shabab militants involved were from the US state.
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UK father talks of Kenya death grief

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 6:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man, whose wife and daughter died in the Kenyan shopping centre attack, recalls the last time he spoke to them and the "heart-stopping" moment when he found out they had died.
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Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 21:36
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan officials say they are in the final stages of bringing to an end the deadly stand-off with suspected al-Shabab militants in Nairobi.
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