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Kenyans read newspapers at the scene of the attack Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: UK-based company says 2 staffers killed in KenyaThe Latest: UK-based company says 2 staffers killed in Kenya hotel attack
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Media surround Kenya's Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i as he gives a statement at the scene of the attack Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenya's president says all gunmen killed at hotel complexKenya's president says all gunmen killed after hotel attack that took '14 innocent lives'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic and pastor Evan MawarireZimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic and pastor Evan Mawarire
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Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday's attack on hotel complex; declares attack overKenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday's attack on hotel complex; declares attack over
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Children use a deserted market stall into an exercise bench as business came to a standstill on the third day of protests over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Streets are deserted in Harare on Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government criticZimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic as crackdown grows over fuel price protests
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Civilians flee the scene at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: Nairobi attack survivors reunite with familiesDozens of people are reuniting with friends and family after being trapped for more than 12 hours in a hotel complex under attack in Kenya's capital
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Kenyan armed forces rescue people after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A police officer said he saw bodies, "but there was no time to count the dead." (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotelAl-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel; 'What I have seen is terrible'
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testifyA federal judge has ruled that Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their Kansas apartment complex
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Kenya's interior minister says 'the situation is under control' and all buildings secure after deadly attackKenya's interior minister says 'the situation is under control' and all buildings secure after deadly attack
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. The president of Zimbabwe, whose country is facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, is visiting Russia in hopes of securing long-term loans. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP)
Zimbabwe military quells fuel price protests; several deathsMilitary deploys, fires tear gas on 2nd day of Zimbabwe fuel hike protests; 8 killed says rights group, government says policeman stoned to death
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Kenyan police officer among attack's 1st responders says he saw bodies but 'no time to count the dead'Kenyan police officer among attack's 1st responders says he saw bodies but 'no time to count the dead'
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Undercover police are seen at the scene of a blast in Nairobi, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.  An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. Witnesses and police at the scene called it a terror attack. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
A look at large-scale extremist attacks in KenyaA look at large-scale extremist attacks in Kenya over the years
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility for Nairobi attack, says fighters still inside complexSomalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claims responsibility for Nairobi attack, says fighters still inside complex
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Gunfire, explosions reported near upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital, NairobiGunfire, explosions reported near upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital, Nairobi
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Congo Constitutional Court begins election appeal hearingCongo's Constitutional Court has begun hearing an appeal against the official election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin Fayulu
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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