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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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'Six Britons' killed in Kenya attack

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 20:42

Six Britons are thought to be among more than 60 people killed in an attack by militants on a shopping mall in Kenya, the UK defence secretary says.
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Kofi Awoonor: Remembering a Ghanaian poet

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 19:09
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Nairobi

Remembering Ghana's Kofi Awoonor, cut down in Nairobi
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VIDEO: The battle to secure Somalia

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 16:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

The Somali Islamist al-Shabab movement has said it carried out an attack on a shopping centre in Nairobi in retaliation for Kenyan military operations in Somalia.
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Gunfire at Kenya shopping complex

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 9:11
related places: Nairobi

Heavy gunfire and blasts are heard at the shopping centre in Kenya's capital Nairobi, where militants are said to be holding hostages.
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Group denies Britons among attackers

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 8:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A commander with the group believed to behind the ongoing attack on a Kenyan shopping centre has denied reports some of the militants were British.
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Britons among Kenya mall attack dead

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 6:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

Three British nationals were killed in Saturday's attack on a shopping centre in Kenyan capital Nairobi and this number is "likely to rise", the Foreign Office says.
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'Most Kenya hostages now rescued'

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 23:42
related places: Nairobi

Most people held at a shopping centre in Nairobi by suspected al-Shabab militants have been freed, officials tell the BBC, but the stand-off continues.
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Kenya 'united' as stand-off goes on

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 20:46
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's president says the country is united after a deadly attack by militants on a shopping centre now besieged by security forces.
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VIDEO: Live: President Kenyatta statement

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 12:04
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is making a statement on the ongoing siege at a shopping centre in Nairobi
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Brits caught in Kenya attack - Hague

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 10:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said there are "undoubtedly" British nationals caught up in the attack on a shopping mall in Kenya.
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Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 2:39
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Somali militant group Al-Shabab tells the BBC it carried out an attack on a Nairobi shopping centre in which at least 39 people died, and where hostages remain trapped.
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Gun battle at Kenya shopping centre

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 18:15
related places: Nairobi

A gun battle inside a Nairobi shopping centre kills 11 people, says Kenya's internal security minister,
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US case dropped for Saudi princess

Friday, September 20th 2013, 18:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: California

Prosecutors in the US state of California drop charges against a Saudi princess who was accused by her Kenyan maid of human trafficking.
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African Union summit on ICC pullout

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:07

The African Union calls a special summit to discuss a mass withdrawal from the ICC in protest at the trial of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto.
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