Kenya police kill 4 terror suspects in tourist town shoot-out

Four terrorism suspects have been shot dead by police in the Kenyan coastal town of Malindi while two others escaped, police said.

Donald Trump Muslim remark used in jihadist recruitment video

Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the US have been used by Somalia's Shebab in a jihadist recruitment video, a US monitoring group said today.

Air France flight makes emergency landing in Kenya after bomb scare: Police

Air France flight makes emergency landing in Kenya after bomb scare: Police

An air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to land in Kenya after suspected bomb found in lavatory.

WTO talks in Nairobi concludes with breakthrough on farm subsidies; India says 'disappointed' on Doha issues

WTO talks in Nairobi concludes with breakthrough on farm subsidies; India says 'disappointed' on Doha issues

Know why India has expressed disappointment after conclusion of 10th WTO Ministerial Conference at Nairobi....

India disappointed over non-reaffirmation of Doha round

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman registered a strong "disappointment" over the non-reaffirmation of Doha Development Agenda.

Afghanistan's WTO membership approved after 11 years of talks

Afghanistan expects to reap the benefits of the WTO membership for its post-conflict reconstruction.

WTO: India says no convergence on export competition pact

WTO: India says no convergence on export competition pact

With rich countries pushing for a deal at WTO on phasing out export subsidies, India Wednesday asserted there is little convergence of views among members of the global trade body on this issue and objected to any such pact without a permanent solution to farm subsidies.

Trafficking in natural resources fuels instability, terrorism: Pope

Pope Francis on Thursday urged global action against illegal trafficking of blood diamonds, ivory and other natural resources, saying it caused political instability and "terrorism".

Kenya mourns Westgate siege anniversary

Kenyans held prayers and lit candles in Nairobi on Monday to mark the second anniversary commemorations of the Westgate shopping mall attack by militants from Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab.

Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab

Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab

Kenya Athletics (AK) officials want China and Norway together with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to speed up their efforts to build a sample testing laboratory in Nairobi to boost the fight against doping.

Boko Haram killed over 700 in 45 attacks in July

 Nigerian militant group Boko Haram was more active than ever in July, as at least 45 attacks claimed the lives of 714 people -- one-third of all deaths in the first half of 2015, according to data released by security forces and emergency services.

Kenya police chief admits Obama visit a security `nightmare`

 Kenya`s police chief on Tuesday admitted Tuesday that US President Barack Obama`s weekend visit to Kenya was a security "nightmare", but said the incident-free trip to Nairobi had proved a major confidence booster for the country.

Obama ends Kenya visit with tough message on rights,corruption

 US President Barack Obama left Kenya on Sunday afternoon after a three-day visit, his first as president to the country of his father`s birth.

White House Notebook: Obama faces 'family politics' in Kenya

 What happens when an American president invites his African relatives to dinner at a Nairobi hotel? A lot of family members show up — more, perhaps, than he even knew he had.

Obama says Somali Shebab networks in East Africa `weakened`

 US President Barack Obama said Saturday that Somalia`s Al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants had been "weakened," but that the overall security threat posed by the group remained.

'Air Force One Obama' - Kenyan babies named for US prez visit

A batch of Kenyan newborn babies have been named in honour of US President Barack Obama's visit to the country -- with some mothers evidently hoping their offspring will be future high-flyers.

US President Barack Obama begins landmark Kenya visit

US President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya late Friday, his first visit to the country of his father`s birth since his election as president.

Kenyan security on high alert ahead of Obama visit

A massive security operation is in place to protect President Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya, which has been frequently targeted by al-Shabab militants based in neighbouring Somalia.

Journalists in Kenya threatened: rights group

 Kenya`s government is undermining press freedom in what a media rights group said Wednesday is a "deteriorating climate" in the country.

Baby found awake in coffin during funeral

 A newborn baby, declared dead at a hospital in Kenya, shocked his entire family when he woke up smiling in the coffin, a media report said on Wednesday.