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Kenya says arrests key member of militant group plotting attacks

Kenyan police have arrested a suspected key member of an Islamist militant group that was plotting attacks similar to one in 2013 on the Westgate shopping mall that killed at least 67 people, authorities said on Tuesday.

May 03, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Reporting violent events puts journalists at PTSD risk

Journalists who report on life-threatening events are at increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety, says a study that looked into the emotional well-being of reporters covering violent events in Kenya.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Kenya announces plans to reopen Nairobi mall after attack

Kenya`s Westgate mall, the scene of a four-day siege in late 2013 that left dozens dead, will reopen to the public in July for the first time since the attack, officials said on Monday.

Mar 30, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Kenya's Westgate terror mastermind killed in drone attack

A senior Al Shabaab commander was killed in southern Somalia in a drone attack, a Kenyan security official confirmed on Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Kenya Westgate mall attack trial hit by assault claims

The trial of four men charged in connection with Kenya`s Westgate mall massacre was hit Tuesday by allegations from defence lawyers that the suspects have been assaulted in detention.

Sep 23, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

US marks Nairobi mall attack anniversary

The United States marked the anniversary Sunday of the Westgate Mall attack that killed 67 people in Nairobi, pledging to help Kenya fight extremist groups like the Shebab.

Sep 21, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

Harassment haunts Somalis in Kenya, a year after Westgate attack

Mass arrests, extortion, deportation and suspicion: one year since Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi`s Westgate mall, Somalis in Kenya say the attack has left their community battling harassment and denigration.

Sep 19, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Terror of Kenya Westgate siege haunts one year on

For Kenyan security guard Maurice Adembesa Ombisa the horror of Nairobi`s Westgate mall massacre lasted just minutes: he was one of the first of the 67 people killed in the attack.

Sep 17, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

Kenya police recall battling Westgate mall attackers

Kenyan police officers described in court on Friday how they battled the gunmen who carried out last year`s Westgate mall massacre, in the trial of four men accused of supporting the attack.

Jan 17, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

Trial of Kenya Westgate mall massacre suspects opens

The trial of four men charged in connection with Kenya`s Westgate mall massacre opened on Wednesday, an attack claimed by Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents.

Jan 15, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Kenya tightens security for Nairobi marathon after mall attack

Kenyan police pledged today to boost security for the Nairobi marathon on Sunday, being staged just over a month since Al-Qaeda linked gunmen killed at least 67 people in a shopping mall.

Oct 24, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

Kenya Army chief says troops looted `massacre mall` to ensure goods` safety

Kenya`s Army chief has said his troops took goods from Nairobi`s Westgate Mall during last month`s massacre to ensure goods` safety.

Oct 23, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

Security video shows Kenyan soldiers looting mall

Kenyan security forces walked out of a store in Nairobi`s Westgate Mall, holding plastic bags heavy with unknown items after Islamic extremists staged an attack. Others looked behind counters and lifted items.

Oct 21, 2013, 17:50 PM IST

Bodies retrieved from mall belong to terrorists: Kenya

The Kenyan government has said that the four bodies recovered from the Westgate shopping mall were of the terrorists who were behind the deadly attack Sep 21. Over 70 people were killed and more than 200 injured.

Oct 21, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Kenya Westgate mall attack: Chilling new video released

A fresh video showing gunmen firing at shoppers in Nairobi`s Westgate mall has been released on Friday.

Oct 18, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

Uganda warned of Westgate-like attack, sounds alert

After the US warned Uganda of a terror attack similar to Kenya’s Westgate mall’s, the Ugandan security forces were put on alert.

Oct 17, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

Kenya govt wants to see Westgate Mall reopened

Kenya`s government has given the first sign that Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall may one day reopen for business despite being partially destroyed in last month`s attack by Islamist gunmen.

Oct 10, 2013, 16:34 PM IST

Kenya`s military spokesman names Nairobi Mall attackers

A military spokesman on Saturday confirmed the names of the four fighters implicated in the attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya`s capital last month, an assault that turned into a four-day-long siege, killing at least 67 people.

Oct 05, 2013, 23:31 PM IST

Kenya mall attack: Chilling CCTV footage provides vital clues into Westgate siege

With chilling nonchalance, gunmen massacred at least 67 people wander through Kenya`s Westgate mall, seen for first time in security camera footage providing possible vital evidence to investigators.

Oct 05, 2013, 20:37 PM IST

Youths burn church, riot in Kenya`s Mombasa after imam killed

Young Muslims set fire to church, burned tires and clashed with police in Kenya`s main port city of Mombasa on Friday, after the killing of an Islamic cleric his followers blamed on security forces.

Oct 04, 2013, 19:23 PM IST