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US-Iran crisis: Four civilians killed in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya

Four civilians including a child were shot dead on Tuesday as suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists attempted to attack a telecommunications mast in eastern Kenya near the Somali border, police said.
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Canadian citizen, four others in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Five suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared in a Kenyan court on Friday in connection with an Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead.
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Kenya attack: 50 still missing after al-Shabab hotel raid

Fifty people remained missing on Thursday as Kenyan security forces searched for suspects involved in the brazen attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that killed 21 people.
This image taken from an AFP TV footage shows people in a street as a gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood on January 15, 2019. – A blast at the DusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, was heard from AFP’s offices some five kilometres (three miles) away. (Photo by Raphael AMBASU / AFP)

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.

Five things to know about Kenya

Kenya is one of east Africa’s leading economies with a crucial tourism sector based on safaris and tropical beaches.

Uhuru Kenyatta: heir to a fortune and a political dynasty

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in a disputed election on Friday, is the son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

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Victor Osimhen disappointed with Lille French Cup defeat to Lyon

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