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Kenya begins mall attack probe
Nairobi, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) Kenyan police Wednesday began their investigation of the terrorist invasion of a Nairobi mall that left at least 72 people dead, including five of the assailants.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:22:04 AM

24 killed in Sudan riots over fuel subsidies
Khartoum, Sep 26 (IANS) At least 24 people have been killed here in clashes sparked by cuts in fuel subsidies, BBC reported Wednesday citing sources.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 5:42:06 AM

Al-Shabaab leader threatens more bloodshed in Kenya
Mogadishu, Sep 26 (IANS) The reclusive leader of the Somali Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab Wednesday threatened more bloodshed to press for the pullout of Kenyan troops from the African country in the Horn of Africa.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 5:24:03 AM

Twin blasts rock Kenyan town
Nairobi, Sep 26 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two others injured Wednesday evening in twin explosions in Kenya's northern county of Wajir, police said.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:10:04 AM

64 still missing after end of Nairobi mall siege (Roundup)
Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) A day after the four-day siege involving suspected Somali Islamist militants at Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre ended with 72 people dead, the fate of another 64 people reported missing in the terror attack was still not known Wednesday with authorities remaining tighlipped.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:56:14 PM

Fate of 64 missing in Nairobi attack unknown
Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) The fate of the 64 people reported missing in the terror attack on a Nairobi mall remained a mystery Wednesday with authorities remaining tight-lipped on what has transpired at the operational level over the past two days.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:40:04 PM

'UAE preparing well to host FIFA U-17 World Cup'
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, chairman of the Higher Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2013 in the UAE, has said that the UAE has completed the work required in six emirates to host the tournament.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:40:04 PM

World Marathon Majors race enters final stage
Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) Five women and one Kenyan man will be rubbing their hands with glee eyeing a share of the $1 million up for grabs as the fall marathon starting Sunday starts off to end this year's World Marathon Majors (WMM) campaign.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 2:54:04 PM

Angola joins UN human rights conventions, treaties
Luanda, Sep 25 (IANS) Angola Tuesday joined six UN conventions, treaties and protocols relating to the safeguard and protection of citizens' political, economic and social rights.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 3:02:04 AM

African countries condemn Kenya mall attack
Accra, Sep 25 (IANS) Various African countries Tuesday condemned the attack on a Kenyan mall by Al Shabab group as the siege to the shopping centre ended with 72 dead and scores of others wounded.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:28:03 AM

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