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Gunmen storm Kenyan university

Masked gunmen have attacked a university in the town of Garissa in northeast Kenya, police said, as ongoing gunfire could be heard from the university premises. Witnesses said explosion and heavy gunfire rocked Garissa University College early on Thursday as the gunmen stormed the complex. Ambulances were seen driving injured[…]

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Somali drone strike kills Al Shabab member

A Kenyan official says a drone strike in Somalia is believed to have killed a senior member of the al-Shabab group who allegedly helped plan the 2013 Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi. The official said Thursday that Adan Garar and two others are suspected to have been killed after their[…]

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Kenya security chiefs ousted after latest massacre

Kenya’s interior minister and police chief were removed from their posts on Tuesday, hours after Somalia’s Al Shabab rebels carried out a fresh massacre in the northeast of the country. In a televised address to the nation, President Uhuru Kenyatta also vowed his security forces will “intensify the war on[…]

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Suicide car bomb explodes in Somalia

Several people were killed when a powerful suicide car bomb exploded near Somalia’s parliament in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and witnesses said. Al Shabab rebels claimed responsibility for the bombing, the latest in a surge of attacks in Mogadishu during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. “A car loaded with[…]

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