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17 Killed in Attacks on Kenya Churches

Posted July 1st, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan police say gunmen attacked two churches in the eastern town of Garissa Sunday, killing 17 people and wounding at least 40. Authorities say the attackers threw grenades and opened fire on worshippers. The deadliest attack took place at the African Inland Church, where at least 10 people were killed, including two police officers. The […]

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17 Killed in Attacks on Kenya Churches

Posted July 1st, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan police say gunmen attacked two churches in the eastern town of Garissa Sunday, killing 17 and wounding at least 40. Authorities say the attackers threw grenades and opened fire on worshippers. The deadliest attack took place at the African Inland Church, where at least 10 people were killed, including two police officers. The second […]

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17 Killed in Attacks on Kenya Churches

Posted July 1st, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya police say gunmen attacked two churches in the eastern town of Garissa on Sunday, killing 17 people and wounding at least 40. Authorities say in both cases the attackers hurled grenades and opened fire on worshippers. The deadliest attack took place at the African Inland Church, where at least 10 people were killed, including […]

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16 Killed in Attacks on Kenya Churches

Posted July 1st, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya police say gunmen attacked two churches in the eastern town of Garissa on Sunday, killing 16 and wounding at least 40. Authorities say in both cases the attackers hurled grenades and opened fire on worshippers. The deadliest attack took place at the African Inland Church, where at least 10 people were killed, including two […]

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9 Killed in Kenyan Church Attacks

Posted July 1st, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northeastern Kenya say at least 10 people were killed when attackers lobbed grenades into two churches. Authorities say 40 people were wounded in the simultaneous attacks Sunday on a Roman Catholic church and an African Inland church in Garissa, near the Somali Border. There have been numerous bombings and kidnappings in Kenya since […]

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US Ambassador to Kenya Resigns

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. ambassador to Kenya has unexpectedly resigned, citing tension with superiors in Washington. Scott Gration released a statement Friday announcing he had submitted his resignation to the Obama administration, to be effective July 28th. In the statement, Gration said his decision stemmed from “differences with Washington regarding my leadership style and certain priorities.” He […]

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One Killed, Four Kidnapped at Kenyan Refugee Camp

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan police say one person was killed and four foreign aid workers were kidnapped Friday in the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex, near the border with Somalia. Dadaab District Commissioner Albert Kimathi tells VOA the incident happened in the Ifo 2 camp, in the compound of an aid group, the Norwegian Refugee Council. “In total there […]

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US Ambassador to Kenya Resigns

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. ambassador to Kenya has unexpectedly resigned, citing tension with superiors in Washington. Scott Gration released a statement Friday announcing he had submitted his resignation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama, to be effective July 28th. In the statement, Gration said “differences with Washington regarding my leadership style and certain […]

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Grenade Attack in Kenya Kills One After US Issues Terror Warning

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A grenade attack on a bar in the Kenyan tourist city of Mombasa has killed one person and wounded at least eight, one day after the U.S. Embassy warned of imminent terrorism. No one has claimed responsibility for the Sunday night attack. There have been numerous bombings and kidnappings in Kenya since October, when Kenyan […]

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One Killed, Several Wounded in Blast in Mombasa, Kenya

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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At least one person was killed and several wounded in a blast at a club in the Kenyan tourist city of Mombasa, one day after the U.S. Embassy warned of imminent terrorism. No one has claimed responsibility for the Sunday night attack. There have been numerous bombings and kidnappings in Kenya since October, when Kenyan […]

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