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NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital kills at least 6

NAIROBI, Kenya  — At least six people were killed, including two children, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, authorities said Sunday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the bomber tried to speed through a checkpoint but was stopped by security forces, prompting him to detonate the vehicle near … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital kills at least 6

NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital kills at least 3

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six people were killed, including two children, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, authorities said Sunday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the bomber tried to speed through a checkpoint but was stopped by security forces, prompting him to detonate the vehicle near … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital kills at least 3

NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital wounds at least 4

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Somali police officer says at least four people are wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside the compound of a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber tried to speed through a checkpoint but was stopped by security forces, prompting him to detonate the … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Suicide car bombing in Somalia’s capital wounds at least 4

WASHINGTON | Trump welcomes president of Kenya to the White House

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed the president of Kenya to the White House, where the two leaders talked trade, security — and Trump’s accomplishments. Trump hosted President Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya is emerging from a period of election turmoil. He’s the second African leader to meet with Trump at the White House, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump welcomes president of Kenya to the White House

NAIROBI, Kenya | 2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attack

NAIROBI, Kenya  — A Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo when he was taking pictures on the shore of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley, just hours after a hippo killed a local fisherman in the same area, Kenya’s wildlife authority said Sunday. A second Chinese tourist was injured in the … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | 2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attack

NAIROBI, Kenya | Chinese tourist killed in hippo attack in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo as he was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley. The Kenya Wildlife Service said in a statement Sunday that another Chinese tourist was injured in the incident Saturday night and received … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Chinese tourist killed in hippo attack in Kenya

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:   It’s a great honor for me to stand here today, and it’s a solemn day on which we gather. I have had the honor of speaking at events like this.  I speak at our embassies when I travel around the world, and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Today, on the twentieth anniversary of the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we remember the victims of these terrorist attacks.  These bombings, carried out by al-Qaida, resulted in more than 250 deaths and nearly 5,000 injuries.  We … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania